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Reasons to use our Falconwood conveyancing solicitors

  • 1 Falconwood lawyers work in partnership with Falconwood estate agents, house builders, surveyors, mortgage companies and other professionals to ensure that the highest level of service is provided to home movers every step of the way, never losing sight of the time-critical nature behind your conveyancing transaction
  • 2 This site is the first site that enables you the ability to check that your conveyancing in Falconwood will be conducted by a solicitor on your mortgage lender’s member panel.
  • 3 Low cost packages from online conveyancers might be tempting. However, these organisations are often located many kilometers away with limited understanding of the factors that affect property transactions in Falconwood
  • 4 No matter what any other sites tell you it could be important to visit your solicitor to sign legal papers. Too many 3rd parties are already engaged in a house sale without having to include the postman into the equation.
  • 5 Falconwood lawyer are the key to a successful Falconwood home move, keeping the process under control. They are on your side throughout, offering dedicated advice for the duration of your move

Examples of recent conveyancing in Falconwood since March 2022*

Sale

of house premises, Hook Lane, DA16 2DU completing on 15/03/2022 at a price of £415,000. The conveyancing process included amongst the various tasks: sending conveyancing papers to buyers representatives, preparing statement detailing charges, setting up the completion formalities

Disposal

of house premises, Blackfen Road, DA15 8PZ completing on 16/03/2022 at a price of £470,000. The legal transfer of property included amongst the various tasks: obtaining official copies of the title, agreeing completion date with parties, setting up the completion formalities

Sale

of terraced premises, Anthony Road, DA16 3EH completing on 16/03/2022 at a price of £460,000. The conveyancing process incorporates some of the following tasks: drafting the sale agreement and Transfer, setting up the completion formalities, sending title deeds and signed transfer to purchaser’s solicitor

Sale

of detached residence property, First Avenue, DA7 5SX completing on 16/03/2022 at a price of £425,000. The conveyancing process incorporates some of the following tasks: dealing with appropriate requisitions and enquiries, obtaining official copies of the title, sending title deeds and executed transfer to buyer’s conveyancer

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Falconwood

I am purchasing a new build apartment in Falconwood and my solicitor is informing me that she has to the lender to reveal incentives from the seller. The Estate Agents are hassling me to exchange and I don't want to prolong matters. Is my lawyer right?

You should not exchange unless you have been advised to do so by your property lawyer. A precondition to being on a mortgage company panel is to comply with the UK Finance Lenders’ Handbook conditions. The CML Conveyancing Handbook requires that your lawyer have the appropriate Disclosure of Incentive form completed by the developer and accepted by your lender.

It is is a decade since I bought my house in Falconwood. Conveyancing lawyers have just been appointed on the sale but I can't locate the deeds. Is this a major issue?

Don’t worry too much. First there is a possibility that the deeds will be kept by your lender or they may be in the possession of the conveyancers who acted in the purchase. Secondly in all probability the property will be registered at the land registry and you will be able to establish that you are the registered owner by your conveyancing lawyers acquiring up to date copy of the land registers. The vast majority of conveyancing in Falconwood involves registered property but in the rare situation where your home is not registered it is more tricky but is not insurmountable.

If you had a top tip for choosing a conveyancing solicitor in Falconwood what would it be?

We would encourage you not to go for the lowest Falconwood conveyancing costs illustration. You really do get what you’re paying for when it comes to property lawyers. A cheap quote may mean that the conveyancing solicitor is handling a lot of jobs at one time and you won’t get the quality of service and the attention that you need. It is, however, wise to use a conveyancer who has a fixed fee on a no sale, no fee basis. This way, you know exactly what you’ll have to pay in ahead of the deal.

Does a directory service exist listing Yorkshire BS panel solicitors in Falconwood on the Council of Mortgage Lender’s Website?

No. There is no such directory service on the Council of Mortgage Lenders or Building Society Association websites. A small selection of lenders make their panel listings open the public online. Where you are seeking to appoint a Falconwood lawyer on the Yorkshire BS please use our facility.

After what seems like an age I have had an offer on an apartment in Falconwood accepted, the sellers do nevertheless have a connected purchase. The owners have placed an offer on on an apartment, however it’s not yet tied up, and are looking at other flats in the pipeline. I have chosen a high street conveyancing solicitor in Falconwood. What do I do now? At what point do I apply for the mortgage with Leeds Building Society?

It is usual 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 £1k, then survey, Falconwood conveyancing search costs, etc). First, you should ensure that your conveyancer is on the Leeds Building Society approved list. Regarding the subsequent steps this very much depends on the circumstances of your case, desire for this property and on the state of the market. In a rising market some purchasers will apply for the mortgage with Leeds Building Society and pay for the valuation and only if it was satisfactory would they request their conveyancing practitioner to move forward with the conveyancing in Falconwood.

I am buying a house and the solicitor has identified Chancel Repair to which the property may be liable given it’s proximity to the area of such a church. He has recommended insurance. Is this really necessary for conveyancing in Falconwood

Unless a prior acquisition of the house took place post 12 October 2013 you may take it that solicitors carrying out conveyancing in Falconwood to remain encouraging a chancel search and or chancel repair liability insurance.

In what way can the Landlord & Tenant Act 1954 impact my business offices in Falconwood and how can you help?

The particular law that you refer to gives a safeguard to business leaseholders, granting the right to apply to court for a renewal lease and remain in occupation when the lease comes to an end. There are limited grounds where a landlord can refrain from granting a lease renewal and the rules are complex. We are happy to direct you to commercial conveyancing firms who use the act for protection and assist with commercial conveyancing in Falconwood

After years of dialogue we are unable to agree with our landlord on how much the lease extension should cost for our flat in Falconwood. Does the Leasehold Valuation Tribunal have jurisdiction to calculate the appropriate figures?

if there is a absentee freeholder or if there is disagreement about what the lease extension should cost, under the relevant statutes you can apply to the First-tier Tribunal (Property Chamber) to calculate the premium.

An example of a Lease Extension decision for a Falconwood premises is 103a Footscray Road in January 2014. The tribunal determines that the premium payable for the extended lease should be £34,500 according to the expert witness valuation calculation This case affected 1 flat.

In relation to leasehold conveyancing in Falconwood what are the most common lease defects?

Leasehold conveyancing in Falconwood is not unique. Most leases are individual and drafting errors can result in certain clauses are not included. For example, if your lease is missing any of the following, it could be defective:

    A duty to insure the building A provision for the recovery of money spent for the benefit of another party.

A defective lease can cause issues when trying to sell a property primarily because it impacts on the ability to obtain a mortgage on the property. Santander, The Mortgage Works, and Godiva Mortgages Ltd all have express requirements when it comes to what is expected in a lease. If a mortgage lender believes that the lease does not cover certain provisions they may refuse to grant the mortgage, obliging the buyer to withdraw.

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Residential Landlord and Tenant Conveyancing solicitors in Falconwood

The firms listed below are a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in Falconwood practicing in landlord and tenant law and on the regulations governing different types of tenancies. This may include advice on Rent Act Protected, Assured and Assured Shorthold tenancies

  • Hadfield & Co, 1 Central Avenue, Welling, Kent, DA16 3AX
  • Gough Clinton & Broom, 104 Bellegrove Road, Welling, Kent, Welling, Kent, DA16 3QD
  • Stuart Hurrion & Green, 33 Crook Log, Bexleyheath, Kent, DA6 8EB
  • Thomas Boyd Whyte, 302 Broadway, Bexleyheath, Kent, DA6 8AB
  • Thos Boyd Whyte, 287-289 Broadway, Bexleyheath, Kent, DA6 8AJ

Commercial Conveyancing solicitors in Falconwood regulated by the SRA

The firms listed below are a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in Falconwood specialising in commercial conveyancing in Falconwood. This will likely include advice on granting a lease to a commercial tenant
  • Hadfield & Co, 1 Central Avenue, Welling, Kent, DA16 3AX
  • Gough Clinton & Broom, 104 Bellegrove Road, Welling, Kent, Welling, Kent, DA16 3QD
  • Stuart Hurrion & Green, 33 Crook Log, Bexleyheath, Kent, DA6 8EB
  • Baynards, 308b Broadway, Bexleyheath, Kent, DA6 8AA
  • Thomas Boyd Whyte, 302 Broadway, Bexleyheath, Kent, DA6 8AB

Domestic Licensed Conveyancers in Falconwood regulated by the Council of Licensed Conveyancers

Please note that the listed conveyancers do not limit their work for conveyancing in Falconwood but also conveyancing throughout England and Wales.
  • Cain Associates Llp, 297 The Broadway, DA6 8DG
  • Ducat Law Ltd, TMS House, BR5 3QB
  • Walter Saunders, 382 Brockley Road, SE4 2BY

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

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