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Reasons to use our East Ham conveyancing solicitors

  • 1 Our site offers largest residential conveyancing directory listing mortgage company approved law practices carrying out conveyancing in East Ham regulated and authorised by the SRA or Council of Licensed Conveyancers.
  • 2 East Ham property lawyers have a significant edge when it comes to East Ham conveyancing as they have valuable local knowledge of local authority requirements, planning policies and other issues that can impact your home move
  • 3 There is a strong possibility the other side’s lawyers have offices in East Ham - if so sets of conveyancers are likely to be familiar
  • 4 Personal touch and pure property experience are key benefits that you should value when selecting conveyancing solicitors. East Ham property deals can be made a lot more complicated because of poor communication between all the parties. The lawyers we work with ensure that the lines of communication are open and act on arising issues and developments expeditiously.
  • 5 The hallmark of our conveyancing solicitors in East Ham is quality not quantity. The level of service offered by conveyancing "factories" (sometimes 'recommended' by large estate agency chains) sometimes falls short of the level of professionalism you would hope for.

Examples of recent conveyancing in East Ham since June 2020*

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in East Ham

Me and my fiancee are purchasing our first property. Our conveyancer has e-mailedto check if we wish to take out supplemental conveyancing searches. We are really unsure what's recommended for conveyancing in East Ham

The scope of East Ham conveyancing searches should be triggered based entirely on the property, the location, the likelihood of any of these risks, your knowledge of the area and risks, your general attitude to risk. What matters is that you adequately appreciate what information the searches could provide. You may then make a decision if you consider that you need that information. If in doubt, ask your solicitor to guide you.

I opted to have a survey carried out on a house in East Ham prior to appointing solicitors. I have been told that there is a flying freehold element to the property. My surveyor advised that some mortgage companies will refuse to give a mortgage on this type of home.

It depends who your proposed lender is. Santander has different instructions for example to Birmingham Midshires. Should you wish to call us we can investigate further with the relevant bank. If you lender is happy to lend one our lawyers can help as they are used to dealing with flying freeholds in East Ham. Conveyancing can be more complicated and therefore you should check with your conveyancing solicitor in East Ham to see if the conveyancing costs will increase in light of this.

How do I use your search facility to get a fee calculation from a conveyancing solicitor in East Ham on the authorised to act for my bank?

1st select a bank such as Lloyds TSB Bank, Leeds Building Society or Bank of Ireland then type in your location for example East Ham. Conveyancing practices in East Ham and further afield should be listed.

I have been sourcing a conveyancing solicitor in East Ham for my home move. Is it possible to see a solicitor's record with the legal regulator?

One can review documented Solicitor Regulator Association (SRA) determinations arising from inquisitions from 2008 onwards. Go to Check a solicitor's record. For details about the period before 1 January 2008, or to check a solicitors history, telephone 0870 606 2555, 08.00 - 18.00 any week day save for Tuesday when lines open at 9.30am. For non-uk callers, call +44 (0)121 329 6800. The regulator may monitor call for training reasons.

All being well we will complete our sale of a £250,000 apartment in East Ham next Wednesday. The managing agents has quoted £312 for Certificate of Compliance, building insurance schedule and 3 years service charge statements. Is the landlord entitled to charge such fees for a leasehold conveyance in East Ham?

For most leasehold sales in East Ham conveyancing will involve, questions about the management of a building inevitably needing to be answered directly by the freeholder or its agent, this includes :

    Answering pre-contract enquiries Where consent is required before sale in East Ham Copies of the building insurance and schedule Deeds of covenant upon sale Registering of the assignment of the change of lessee after a sale
Your conveyancer will have no control over the level of the charges for this information but the average costs for the information for East Ham leasehold premises is £350. For East Ham conveyancing transactions it is customary for the seller to pay for these costs. The landlord or their agents are under no legal obligation to answer such questions most will be willing to do so - albeit often at exorbitant prices where the fees bear little relation to the work involved. Unfortunately there is no law that requires fixed charges for administrative tasks. Neither is there any legal time frame by which they are obliged to supply answers.

We have reached the end of our tether in seeking a lease extension in East Ham. Can this matter be resolved via the Leasehold Valuation Tribunal?

You certainly can. We are happy to put you in touch with a East Ham conveyancing firm who can help.

An example of a Lease Extension case for a East Ham premises is 46 Credon Road in January 2014. On 11 September 2013 Deputy District Judge Price sitting at the Bow County Court made a vesting order that the freeholder surrender his lease and be granted a new lease of the Premises on such terms as may be determined by the First Tier Tribunal (Property Chamber).The appropriate sum as concluded by the Tribunal was £7225 This case was in relation to 1 flat. The unexpired term as at the valuation date was 69.77 years.

There are numerous houses in East Ham on private roads. We are purchasing one such house. Are there any advantages to purchasing a property on a privately owned road?

East Ham conveyancing firms are well versed in conveyancing propertieson unadopted roads. The conveyancing practitioner should review the Land Registry data to identify any rights or responsibilities. It is possible that there is a residents association that residents make annual contributions to maintain the road. Where there is one, the road will likely be maintained and appear better than publicly maintained.

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Sample of conveyancing solicitors in East Ham regulated by the SRA

It is important to note that the listed firms do not limit their work for conveyancing in East Ham but also conveyancing throughout England and Wales.

  • Wiseman Lee Llp, 2 High Street South, East Ham, London, E6 6EU
  • Norman H Barnett & Co, 397 Barking Road, London, E6 2JT
  • Jacobs & Co Solicitors, 451 Barking Road, London, London, E6 2JX
  • Ratna & Co, 169a High Street North, London, London, E6 1JB
  • West Brook Law Ltd, 2a Heigham Road, London, London, E6 2JG

Commercial Conveyancing solicitors in East Ham regulated by the SRA

The list below is a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in East Ham practicing in commercial conveyancing in East Ham. This will likely include advice on buying and selling small and large scale commercial property and agricultural land
  • Wiseman Lee Llp, 2 High Street South, East Ham, London, E6 6EU
  • Norman H Barnett & Co, 397 Barking Road, London, E6 2JT
  • Jacobs & Co Solicitors, 451 Barking Road, London, London, E6 2JX
  • Ratna & Co, 169a High Street North, London, London, E6 1JB
  • West Brook Law Ltd, 2a Heigham Road, London, London, E6 2JG

Planning law solicitors in East Ham regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority

The practices listed below are a small selection of solicitors in East Ham practicing in planning law. The solicitors can give expert legal advice on all aspects of planning, including making sure people do what the planning regulations say
  • Abdullah Solicitors, 56 Mansfield Road, Ilford, Essex, IG1 3BD
  • Gh Cornish Llp, First Floor, 34-36 High Street, Barkingside, Essex, IG6 2DQ
  • Adams Solicitors, Adams House, 129 Mile End Road, London, E1 4BG
  • Beverley Morris & Co, 35 Montpelier Vale, Blackheath Villiage, London, SE3 0TJ
  • Hadfield & Co, 1 Central Avenue, Welling, Kent, DA16 3AX

*Source acknowledgement: House price data produced by Land Registry as well data supplied by Lexsure Ltd.

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