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  • 1 Our site offers largest residential conveyancing directory service identifying mortgage company approved law firms conducting conveyancing in Elmers End regulated and authorised by the SRA or CLC.
  • 2 Elmers End solicitors have a significant edge when it comes to Elmers End conveyancing as they have important local knowledge of local authority requirements, planning policies and other issues that will impact your home move
  • 3 Low cost packages from online conveyancers might be tempting. However, these companies are often based hundreds of miles away with little understanding of the factors that impact property transactions in Elmers End
  • 4 The practices shown on our web pages have a mix of conveyancing practitioners, legal executives and support staff handling thousands of conveyancing matters each year.
  • 5 Solicitors accustomed to conveyancing in Elmers End regularly deal withlocal issues peculiar to Elmers End and therefore you may benefit from better advice and faster conveyancing.

Examples of recent conveyancing in Elmers End since April 2021*

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Elmers End

The lawyer who dealt with my previous purchase has quoted £1350 for no sale no fee conveyancing in Elmers End. I’m selling a modern detached home for £250,000. Is this too much? Is it in excess of what I should be paying for conveyancing in Elmers End?

The costs illustration is fractionally on the steep side. If you are content to invest time contrasting fee on a like for like basis you might decrease the fees marginally by as much as £125. On the other hand, you mightlive to regret choosing an an unknown conveyancer. Don't forget to be sure the firm can also act for your mortgage company. Do employ our search tool to choose a Elmers End conveyancing firm on the banks approved list of lawyers which can often include conveyancing solicitors in Elmers End.

I am hoping to complete my purchase in Elmers End next Monday. I have now been asked to send a copy of my building insurance schedule by my solicitor as he says that he has to check this in his capacity as lawyer for the lender. What risks does the lender expect the insurance to cover?

All property lawyers on acting for lenders would need to check that the following risks are covered fire; lightning; aircraft; explosion; earthquake; storm; flood; escape of water or oil; riot; malicious damage; theft or attempted theft; falling trees and branches and aerials; subsidence; heave;landslip;collision;accidental damage to underground services;professional fees, demolition and site clearance costs; and public liability to anyone else. There are some other issues such as the level of excess that are set out in a lender’s Part 2 conditions. These requirements are not specific to conveyancing in Elmers End.

What does a local search reveal about the house my wife and I purchasing in Elmers End?

Elmers End conveyancing often starts with the submitting local authority searches directly from your local Authority or via a personal search company for example PSG The local search is essential in every Elmers End conveyancing purchase; as long as you don’t want any unpleasant surprises after you move into your property. The search will supply data on, amongst other things, details on planning applications relevant to the premises (whether granted or refused), building control history, any enforcement action, restrictions on permitted development, nearby road schemes, contaminated land and radon gas; in all a total of thirteen subject headings.

I was pointed in your direction by numerous estate agents in Elmers End to select a solicitor on your site. Is there a financial advantage for Estate Agents to offer your services ahead of a competitor’s?

We refuse to make any commission for sending work our way. We found it would be just too difficult to pay a commission because home movers will think, ‘Why is the agent getting a kickback? Why aren’t I getting any benefit too?’ We would prefer to grow our business on genuine recommendations.

Can you provide any top tips for leasehold conveyancing in Elmers End with the purpose of saving time on the sale process?

  • A significant proportion of the frustration in leasehold conveyancing in Elmers End can be bypassed if you instruct lawyers the minute your agents start marketing the property and ask them to put together the leasehold information needed by the buyers’ representatives.
  • The majority of landlords or Management Companies in Elmers End levy fees for supplying management packs for a leasehold premises. You or your lawyers should discover the fee that they propose to charge. The management pack can be applied for on or before finding a buyer, thus accelerating the process. The average time it takes to obtain the necessary information is three weeks. It is the most common reason for frustration in leasehold conveyancing in Elmers End. If you have carried out any alterations to the premises would they have required Landlord’s permission? In particular have you installed wooden flooring? Most leases in Elmers End state that internal structural alterations or addition of wooden flooring calls for a licence from the Landlord acquiescing to such changes. Should you fail to have the paperwork to hand do not communicate with the landlord without checking with your lawyer in the first instance. You may think that you are aware of the number of years remaining on your lease but you should double-check via your lawyers. A buyer’s lawyer will be unlikely to recommend their client to to exchange contracts if the remaining number of years is under 75 years. It is therefore essential at an early stage that you consider whether the lease for your property needs extending. If it does, contact your solicitors before you put your premises on the market for sale.

Having spent months of negotiations we simply can't agree with our landlord on how much the lease extension should cost for our flat in Elmers End. Can we issue an application to the Residential Property Tribunal Service?

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 case for a Elmers End premises 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 related to 1 flat. The unexpired lease term was 26.38 years.

Me and my fiance are soon to exchange on the purchase a house in Elmers End but as a consequence of damage from the recent storms I have negotiated compensation from the seller of £2k taking the form of a adjustment in the price. This was going to be addressed as part of the conveyancing process however my lender will not permit this. Should they have been approached?

Any lawyer listed on the bank conveyancing panel is obliged to inform the bank of any variations to the sale amount. If you did not allow your property lawyer to report the reduction to your mortgage company then they would have no choice but to discontinue representing you and the mortgage company.

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Sample of conveyancing solicitors in Elmers End regulated by the SRA

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

  • Deton Solicitors, 28 Portland Road, South Norwood, London, London, SE25 4PF
  • Ewings & Co, 148 High Street, London, SE20 7EU
  • Haider Kennedy Legal Services Ltd, 25 Station Road, London, SE25 5AH
  • Charles Clarke & Co, 77 High Street, London, SE20 7HW
  • A Ransley Limited, Kelsey House, 77 High Street, Beckenham, Kent, BR3 1AN

Residential Licensed Conveyancers in Elmers End regulated by the CLC

Please note that the listed conveyancers do not limit their work for conveyancing in Elmers End but also conveyancing throughout England and Wales.
  • Walter Saunders, 382 Brockley Road, SE4 2BY
  • R & C Property Lawyers Llp, 10A Upper Tooting Road, SW17 7PG

Planning law solicitors in Elmers End regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority

The practices listed below are a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in Elmers End specialising in planning law. This should include advice on development on contaminated land
  • A E Short, 144 Bromley Road, Beckenham, Kent, BR3 6PG
  • Wellers Law Group Llp, Tenison House, Tweedy Road, Bromley, Kent, BR1 3NF
  • Batchelors, Charles House, 35 Widmore Road, Bromley, Kent, BR1 1RW
  • Beverley Morris & Co Incorporating Peter Egan & Co, 62 Lewisham High Street, London, London, SE13 5JH
  • William Innes, 56 Crescent Lane, London, SW4 9PU

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

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