I am purchasing a property and need a conveyancing solicitor in Elmers End who is on the Aldermore conveyancing. Can you recommend a local solicitor?
Our service is limited to being a directory service for firms who wish to listed as being on the approved conveyancing panel for Aldermore in certain locations such as Elmers End. We dont recommend any particular firm.
I used Action Conveyancing several years ago for my conveyancing in Elmers End. I now require my file however cannot find the solicitor. What do I do?
Do contact the Solicitors Regulatory Authority (SRA) to assist in tracking down your conveyancing files. They can be contacted on please contact on 0870 606 2555. Alternatively, you should use their online form to make an enquiry. You will need to provide the SRA with as much information as possible to assist their search, including the name and address in Elmers End of the conveyancing firm of solicitors you previously instructed, the name of conveyancing solicitor with whom you had dealings, and the date on which you last had dealings with the firm.
I have been on the look out for a flat up to £245,000 and identified one round the corner in Elmers End I like with open areas and station nearby, however it's only got 52 remaining years left on the lease. There is not much else in Elmers End for this price, so just wondered if I would be making a grave error purchasing a short lease?
If you require a home loan the remaining unexpired lease term will be an issue. Discount the price by the anticipated lease extension will cost if not already taken into account. If the existing proprietor has owned the premises for a minimum of twenty four months you can ask them to start the process of the extension and pass it to you. An additional ninety years can be extended on to the current lease term and have £0 ground rent by law. You should consult your conveyancing lawyer concerning this matter.
I am selling my home. My previous conveyancers closed down. It would be helpful to have a recommendation of a conveyancing firm. Im based in Elmers End if that affects matters.
Please use our search tool to help you find a solicitor for your conveyancing in Elmers End. We have connected thousands of home buyers and sellers with regulated solicitors to ensure that the legalities of their house move goes with a minimum of fuss.
Is it best to choose a Elmers End conveyancing lawyer in close proximity to the house I am hoping to buy? I have an old university friend who can perform the legal work however her office is 200miles away.
The primary upside of using a local Elmers End conveyancing practice is that you can attend the office to sign documents, hand in your ID and apply pressure on them if necessary. They will also have local knowledge which is a plus. That being said it's more important to get someone that will pull out all the stops for you. If if people you trust used your friend and they were content that should trump using an unknown Elmers End conveyancing lawyer just because they are Elmers End based.
I am tempted by the attractive purchase price for a two flats in Elmers End both have approximately 50 years left on the leases. should I be concerned?
There are plenty of short leases in Elmers End. The lease is a legal document that entitles you to use the property for a prescribed time frame. As the lease gets shorter the marketability of the lease reduces and results in it becoming more expensive to extend the lease. This is why it is often a good idea to increase the term of the lease. More often than not it is difficult to sell a property with a short lease because mortgage lenders less inclined to grant a loan on properties of this type. Lease extension can be a protracted process. We advise that you seek professional help from a solicitor and surveyor with experience in this field.
I inherited a ground-floor 1960’s flat in Elmers End. In the absence of agreement between myself and the landlord, can the Leasehold valuation Tribunal make a decision on the amount due for the purchase of the freehold?
You certainly can. We are happy to put you in touch with a Elmers End conveyancing firm who can help.
An example of a Lease Extension decision for a Elmers End flat is Flats 55, 67 & 70 Melbourne Court Anerley Road in July 2013. The tribunal calculated that the premium for the extended lease at £48,366.00 for at 55, and £88,329.00 for ats 67 and 70 combined. This case was in relation to 1 flat. The unexpired term as at the valuation date was 26.38 years.