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Reasons to use our East Twickenham conveyancing solicitors

  • 1 Chances are that the other side’s solicitors have offices in East Twickenham - if so sets of solicitors are likely to be on good working terms
  • 2 The accumulation of transactions means that East Twickenham lawyer have developed valuable links with East Twickenham local estate agents, banks, building societies, landlords and house builders enabling them to liaise at speed with all concerned in the process of undertaking your house sale or purchase in East Twickenham.
  • 3 East Twickenham solicitors have a significant advantage when it comes to East Twickenham conveyancing as they have important local knowledge of local authority requirements, planning policies and other matters that will affect your sale or purchase
  • 4 Cut price packages from online conveyancers might be tempting. However, these firms are often based hundreds of kilometers away with limited understanding of the factors that affect property transactions in East Twickenham
  • 5 Firms accustomed to conveyancing in East Twickenham regularly deal withlocal issues peculiar to East Twickenham and therefore you may benefit from better guidance and faster conveyancing.

Examples of recent conveyancing in East Twickenham since March 2024*

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in East Twickenham

My financial adviser says he needs my East Twickenham law firm’s panel member for the Nationwide conveyancing panel. How do I find this out. I have e-mailed my local East Twickenham branch but they have not responded to me.

Have you tried calling your East Twickenham conveyancing practitioner about this?. Most East Twickenham conveyancing practices will keep a file or database of lender panel information which would include, if applicable, their conveyancing panel details for each bank.

How can we know in advance if a East Twickenham conveyancing solicitor on the Principality panel is any good?

When it comes to conveyancing in East Twickenham seeking recommendations is a sensible starting point. Before you go ahead, check if they offer a no sale no fee offer. Also, you often get what you pay for - a firm which quotes more, will often provide a better service than one which is cheap as chips. We would always recommend that you speak with the solicitor carrying out your transaction.

I am currently in the process of buying my council flat in East Twickenham. I have a mortgage agreed with Lloyds. Conveyancing is new to me. Can I proceed without a solicitor easily? I think we can but we keep being told I should have one. Any advice?

It is not advisable to proceed with a house purchase without a solicitor. The council's solicitor are not acting for you. You need a solicitor for a number reasons. One of which is to verify what plans the Council have for repairs and refurbishment for the next five years. Many leaseholders have been stung for contributions of thousands of pounds. In any event, if you are getting a mortgage with Lloyds, you will need to appoint a solicitor on the Lloyds conveyancing panel.

After what feels like an age I have had an offer on a maisonette in East Twickenham agreed to, the sellers do nevertheless have a connected purchase. The owners have put an offer on somewhere, but it’s not yet agreed to, and have viewings of other apartments booked. I have instructed a nearby conveyancing solicitor in East Twickenham. What do I do now? At what stage do I apply for the mortgage with HSBC?

It is normal to have concerns where there is a chain as you are unlikely to want to be too out of pocket too early (home loan application is in the region of one thousand pounds, then survey, East Twickenham conveyancing search fees, etc). First, you must check that your conveyancer is on the HSBC approved list. Regarding the next steps this very much depends on the circumstances of your case, attraction to this property and on the state of the market. During a rising market the majority of home buyers will apply for the mortgage with HSBC and pay for the valuation and only if it was satisfactory would they request their conveyancing practitioner to press on with the conveyancing in East Twickenham.

I am buying my first flat in East Twickenham benefiting from help to buy. The sellers would not move on the price so I negotiated 6k of extras instead. The property agent suggested that I not inform my lawyer about the extras as it would adversely affect my loan with Bank of Scotland. Do I keep my lawyer in the dark?.

All lenders require a Disclosure of Incentives Form from the builder of any new build, converted or renovated property, It is available online from the Lenders’ Handbook page on the CML website. CML form is completed and handed to the lender's surveyor when the inspection is done.

Lenders have different policies on incentives. Some accept none at all, cash or physical, while others will accept cash incentives up to 5%.

Hard to understand why the representative of a builder would be suggesting you withold information from a solicitor when all this will be clearly visible on forms the builder has to supply to its solicitor, the buyer's solicitor and the surveyor.

Due to the encouragement of my in-laws I had a survey completed on a property in East Twickenham ahead of appointing solicitors. I have been advised that there is a flying freehold overhang to the house. Our surveyor has said that some lenders tend refuse to give a loan on a flying freehold home.

It depends who your proposed lender is. HSBC has different requirements from Halifax. If you call us we can check with the appropriate mortgage company. If you lender is happy to lend one our lawyers can assist as they are used to dealing with flying freeholds in East Twickenham. Conveyancing will be smoother if you use a solicitor in East Twickenham especially if they are acquainted with such properties in East Twickenham.

I have tried to negotiate informally with with my landlord to extend my lease without success. Can the Leasehold Valuation Tribunal adjudicate on such issues? Can you recommend a East Twickenham conveyancing firm to represent me?

You certainly can. We can put you in touch with a East Twickenham conveyancing firm who can help.

An example of a Lease Extension decision for a East Twickenham premises is Ground Floor Flat 91 Bath Road in May 2009. in a case where the freeholder could not be traced, the Brentford County Court ordered that the Lease be surrendered in return for the grant of a new lease of the Premises at a premium determined by the Leasehold Valuation Tribunal. The tribunal concluded that the price payable by the Applicant for the new lease of the premises be £15,900 This case affected 1 flat. The unexpired term as at the valuation date was 60.45 years.

What makes a East Twickenham lease defective?

Leasehold conveyancing in East Twickenham is not unique. Most leases are drafted differently and drafting errors can result in certain sections are missing. The following missing provisions could result in a defective lease:

    Insurance obligations

You will encounter difficulties when selling your property if you have a defective lease as they can affect a potential buyer’s ability to obtain a mortgage. Nationwide Building Society, The Royal Bank of Scotland, and Aldermore all have express conveyancing instructions when it comes to what is expected in a lease. If a mortgage lender believes that the lease is defective they may refuse to grant the mortgage, forcing the buyer to withdraw.

I am purchasing a property and require a conveyancing solicitor in East Twickenham who is on the bank conveyancing panel. Could you point me in the right direction as regards a East Twickenham solicitor?

Our service is limited to being a directory service for firms who wish to listed as being on the approved conveyancing panel for the mortgage company who do conveyancing in East Twickenham. We dont recommend any particular conveyancing practice.

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Sample of conveyancing solicitors in East Twickenham regulated by the SRA

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

  • Read & Co, 108 Sherland Road, Twickenham, Middlesex, TW1 4HD
  • Forman Welch & Bellamys, 23 London Road, Twickenham, Middlesex, TW1 3SX
  • Stone Rowe Brewer Llp, Stone House, 12-13 Church Street, Twickenham, Middlesex, TW1 3NJ
  • The Srb Trustee Company Limited, Stone House, 12-13 Church Street, Twickenham, Middlesex, TW1 3NJ
  • Sandra Goldstone, 3 Short Way, Twickenham, Middlesex, TW2 7NU

Residential Licensed Conveyancers in East Twickenham regulated by the Council of Licensed Conveyancers

Please note that the listed conveyancers do not limit their work for conveyancing in East Twickenham but also conveyancing throughout England and Wales.
  • Clay & Co Limited, First Floor, TW11 0HE
  • J Scollan & Co Property Lawyers, First Floor Canal Court, TW8 8JA
  • Property Transfer Co-ordination Ptc, Corner House, KT1 2NR
  • Stratega Law Ltd, Bldg 3 Chiswick Park, W4 5YA
  • Ldn Conveyancing Ltd, 3 Acton Hill Mews, W3 9QN

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

The practices listed below are a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in East Twickenham with expertise in planning law. This could include advice on planning applications and appeals
  • Sjs Law Limited, Unit 8, Kew Bridge Piazza, 8 Kew Bridge Road, London, TW8 0FL
  • Starck Uberoi Solicitors Limited, 45 St. Mary's Road, London, London, W5 5RG
  • Pegasus Solicitors Limited, 60 High Street, New Malden, Surrey, KT3 4EZ
  • Sutton-mattocks & Co Llp, 1 Rocks Lane, London, SW13 0DE
  • Wsm (solicitors) Llp, Woodcock House, Gibbard Mews, 37-38 High Street, Wimbledon, London, SW19 5BY

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

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