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Reasons to use our Eltham conveyancing solicitors

  • 1 The mark of a good conveyancing solicitor in Eltham is quality not quantity. The level of service offered by conveyancing "factories" (sometimes 'recommended' by national chain estate agents) sometimes falls short of the level of professionalism you would hope for.
  • 2 Solicitors accustomed to conveyancing in Eltham regularly deal withlocal issues specific to Eltham and therefore you may benefit from better guidance and expeditious conveyancing.
  • 3 Eltham lawyers work in conjunction with Eltham estate agents, developers, surveyors, lenders and other professionals to ensure that a quality service is provided to clients every step of the way, never losing sight of the time-critical nature behind your conveyancing transaction
  • 4 The Eltham conveyancing firms that are listed are dedicated to supplying the most cost, efficient and accessible conveyancing service to home buyers, sellers and investors in Eltham
  • 5 Our site is the first site that enables you the facility to ensure that your property ownership legalities in Eltham will be conducted by a conveyancer on your bank member panel.

Examples of recent conveyancing in Eltham since December 2018*

Transfer

of terraced premises, Mayerne Road, SE9 6DF completing on 13/12/2018 at a price of £350,000. The legal transfer of property incorporates some of the following tasks: dealing with appropriate requisitions and enquiries, sending the transfer to the seller for signature in readiness for completion, preparing statement detailing charges

Disposal

of detached residence residence, Grangehill Road, SE9 1SE completing on 12/12/2018 at a price of £615,000. The conveyancing process incorporates some of the following tasks: sending the transfer to the vendor for signature in preparation for completion, taking formal instructions from and updating the seller client, obtaining official copies of the title

Acquisition

of apartment Dumbreck Road SE9 1XG, purchased for £540,000. Leasehold conveyancing legalities included: ordering official copies of the title, agreeing completion date with parties, preparing statement detailing charges

Transfer

of semi residence, Westmount Road, SE9 1XY completing on 07/12/2018 at a price of £545,000. The conveyancing process incorporates some of the following tasks: sending conveyancing papers to buyers representatives, sending the transfer to the vendor for signature in readiness for completion, taking formal instructions from and updating the seller client

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Eltham

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.

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Sample of conveyancing solicitors in Eltham regulated by the SRA

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

  • Cook Taylor Woodhouse Limited, 68/70 High Street, Eltham, London, London, SE9 1BZ
  • Mensons & Associates, 99 Eltham High Street, London, SE9 1TD
  • Kirk And Partners, 25-27 Passey Place, Eltham, London, SE9 5DF
  • Watts & Leeding, 4 Novar Road, New Eltham, London, SE9 2DN
  • A S Solicitors, James House, 382 Lee High Road, London, London, SE12 8RW

Residential Landlord and Tenant Conveyancing solicitors in Eltham

The firms listed below are a small selection of solicitors in Eltham specialising in landlord and tenant law and on the regulations governing different types of tenancies. This should include advice on wrongful eviction

  • Cook Taylor Woodhouse Limited, 68/70 High Street, Eltham, London, London, SE9 1BZ
  • Mensons & Associates, 99 Eltham High Street, London, SE9 1TD
  • Kirk And Partners, 25-27 Passey Place, Eltham, London, SE9 5DF
  • Watts & Leeding, 4 Novar Road, New Eltham, London, SE9 2DN
  • Beverley Morris & Co, 35 Montpelier Vale, Blackheath Villiage, London, SE3 0TJ

Domestic Licensed Conveyancers in Eltham regulated by the CLC

Please be aware that the listed conveyancers do not limit their work for conveyancing in Eltham but also conveyancing across England and Wales.
  • Cain Associates Llp, 297 The Broadway, DA6 8DG
  • Walter Saunders, 382 Brockley Road, SE4 2BY
  • Ducat Law Ltd, TMS House, BR5 3QB
  • Peter W Stevens , 107 Maxwell Gardens, BR6 9QT

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

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