After what seems like an age a loan offer from Santander for the refinancing of my 4 bedroom maisonette is to be issued any day now. Could you recommend a cheap conveyancing lawyer in Eltham?
You are on the wrong site if you are in need of the cheapest conveyancing in Eltham. Our aim is to provide value for money conveyancing but we do not advertise as being the cheapest. Resist the temptation to appoint companies offering the bait of low cost conveyancing in Eltham. In your best case scenario, in being led by low cost conveyancing, you will get your money’s worth and at worst it will result in you paying a lot in extras and still not receive the service required.
I used Action Conveyancing several years past for my conveyancing in Eltham. I now require my file however cannot find the solicitor. What do I do?
You should call the Solicitors Regulatory Authority (SRA) to help locate 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 Eltham 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 am buying a new build apartment in Eltham. Conveyancing is necessary evil at the best of times but I have never purchased a new build flat before. What sort of enquires would be asked in new build conveyancing.
Set out below is a sample of a few leasehold new build questions that you should expect your new-build leasehold conveyancing in Eltham
Will the freehold then be transferred for a nominal consideration (not exceeding £100) to the Management Company? The Lease must contain a provision on behalf of the Vendor to pay the service charges in respect of unoccupied units in order to ensure that all services can be provided. The Landlord must covenant to assume the management if the Management Company goes into liquidation or otherwise defaults in running the management scheme. Has the Lease plan been approved by the Land Registry and if not when will they be lodged for this purpose? Please confirm the Lease plans are surveyor prepared.
Due to the encouragement of my in-laws I had a survey completed on a house in Eltham ahead of instructing lawyers. I have been informed that there is a flying freehold overhang to the house. My surveyor has said that some banks will not grant a loan on a flying freehold premises.
It depends who your proposed lender is. Lloyds has different instructions for example to Nationwide. If you contact us we can investigate further with the appropriate bank. If you lender is happy to lend one our lawyers can help as they are used to dealing with flying freeholds in Eltham. Conveyancing can be more complicated and therefore you should check with your conveyancing solicitor in Eltham to see if the conveyancing costs will increase in light of this.
How can the Landlord & Tenant Act 1954 impact my business offices in Eltham and how can you help?
The particular law that you refer to gives a safeguard to business tenants, granting the right to apply to court for a renewal tenancy and continue in occupation at the end of an expired lease. There are certain specified grounds that a landlord can refuse a lease renewal and the rules are involved. Fees are different for commercial conveyancing. Eltham is one of our numerous locations in which our lawyers are based
I have read on various online forums that when selecting a conveyancing firm they need approved by your bank. I am first time buyer with but I have an offer in principle from Virgin Money and I already have a high street conveyancing lawyer in Eltham lined up. Can Nat West Bank require an approved solicitor to be used? Does a directory of panel conveyancers even exist for my conveyancing in Eltham?
You need to choose a solicitor that is on the Nat West Bank panel. Just call your preferred Eltham conveyancing solicitor and ask if they are on the Nat West Bank panel. If they are not on the panel you have a number of choices available to you here:
- Proceed with your chosen Eltham conveyancing practitioner but Nat West Bank will no doubt instruct a property lawyer on their conveyancing panel. The net result is additional cost together with probable delay.
- Get a new property lawyer to conduct the conveyancing, ensuring that they are on the Nat West Bank conveyancing panel.
- Convince your solicitor to do everything within their powers to get listed on the Nat West Bank conveyancing panel.