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Logical reasons to let us assist you find a local conveyancing solicitor in Forest Hill

  • 1 This site is the first site that enables you the ability to ensure that your conveyancing in Forest Hill will be conducted by a law firm on your lender’s approved panel.
  • 2 Using a local Solicitor usually means that you will receive a more personalised service. When using a an online conveyancing factory, your conveyancing is dealt with by a team of people who who update you by determining whether the ‘computers says no’.
  • 3 Forest Hill solicitors have a crucial advantage when it comes to Forest Hill conveyancing as they have valuable local knowledge of local authority requirements, planning policies and other matters that will affect your conveyancing
  • 4 Peace of mind comes when you select the very best, most recommended conveyancing solicitors. Forest Hill has a number to choose from, but for a truly professional and reliable service many local people have been use the endorsement of this site.
  • 5 There is a better than average chance that the the lawyers for the other party have offices in Forest Hill - if so both parties will be familiar

Examples of recent conveyancing in Forest Hill since August 2020*

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Forest Hill

Just contacted my conveyancing solicitor in Forest Hill who conducted the legals two years ago requesting a conveyancing quote based on an identical type of house move (a leasehold residence and a freehold property) of similar values with a loan from Barclays . I am now being charged double. Am I right to be tempted to shop around for a cheaper internet firm of conveyancing solicitor?

The estimate fees appear a bit high. Where you are willing to invest time scrutinising prices you may be able to get the conveyancing a bit cheaper by say £125. That being said, assuming were happy with the service the firm gave you mightlive to rue choosing an an unknown conveyancer. Don't forget to be sure the solicitor can act for Barclays . Do make use of our search tool to locate a Forest Hill conveyancing firm on the Barclays member panel, which can often include conveyancing solicitors in Forest Hill.

I am the registered owner of a freehold property in Forest Hill but nevertheless invoiced for rent, why is this and what is this?

It’s unusual for properties in Forest Hill and has limited impact for conveyancing in Forest Hill but some freehold properties in England (particularly common in North West England) pay an annual sum known as a Chief Rent or a Rentcharge to a third party who has no other legal interest in the land.

Rentcharge payments are usually between £2.00 and £5.00 per year. Rentcharges have existed for hundreds of years, but the Rent Charge Act 1977 barred the creation of new rentcharges post 1977.

Old rentcharges can now be extinguished by making a one off payment under the Act. Any rentcharges that are still in existence in 2037 will be extinguished.

My wife and I have recently appointed a conveyancing solicitor in Forest Hill. I I am struggling to find out whether they are accepted on the Alliance & Leicester conveyancing panel. Can you advise?

The first thing you should do is phone the conveyancer and ask them whether they are on the lender panel. Otherwise you can call Alliance & Leicester who may be able to assist.

I'm buying a new build house in Forest Hill with a loan from Alliance & Leicester . The sellers would not move on the amount so I negotiated 6k of extras instead. The property agent advised me not to tell my solicitor about the extras as it will adversely affect my mortgage with the lender. Is this normal?.

All lenders require a Disclosure of Incentives Form from the builder of any new build, converted or renovated property, It is available online from the Lenders’ Handbook page on the CML website. CML form is completed and handed to the lender's surveyor when the inspection is done.

Lenders have different policies on incentives. Some accept none at all, cash or physical, while others will accept cash incentives up to 5%.

Hard to understand why the representative of a builder would be suggesting you withold information from a solicitor when all this will be clearly visible on forms the builder has to supply to its solicitor, the buyer's solicitor and the surveyor.

I decided to have a survey completed on a house in Forest Hill before instructing lawyers. I have been told that there is a flying freehold aspect to the house. The surveyor advised that some banks will refuse to issue a mortgage on such a premises.

It varies from the lender to lender. Santander has different instructions for example to Halifax. Should you wish to telephone us we can check via the relevant lender. If you lender is happy to lend one our lawyers can help as they are used to dealing with flying freeholds in Forest Hill. Conveyancing may be slightly more expensive based on your lender's requirements.

I need to appoint a conveyancing solicitor for sale conveyancing in Forest Hill. I happened to stumble upon a web site which appears to be the ideal answer If it is possible to get all formalities done via web that would be ideal. Do I need to be wary? What should out be looking out for?

As usual with these online conveyancers you need to read ALL the small print - did you notice the extra charge for dealing with the mortgage?

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Residential Landlord and Tenant Conveyancing solicitors in Forest Hill

The firms listed below are a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in Forest Hill specialising in landlord and tenant law and on the regulations governing different types of tenancies. This should include advice on Service charge disputes

  • Frank Stimpson & Son, 179 Stanstead Road, Forest Hill, London, SE23 1HR
  • May Morris & Co, 9b Perry Vale, London, SE23 2NE
  • Armstrong & Co, 2 Dartmouth Road, London, SE23 3XU
  • Hall & Co, 399 Lordship Lane, East Dulwich, London, SE22 8JN
  • Kingscourt Solicitors, 117 Catford Hill, London, SE6 4PR

Commercial Conveyancing solicitors in Forest Hill regulated by the SRA

The list below is a small selection of solicitors in Forest Hill practicing in commercial conveyancing in Forest Hill. This should include advice on buying or selling a shop, pub, restaurant, office, retail unit
  • Frank Stimpson & Son, 179 Stanstead Road, Forest Hill, London, SE23 1HR
  • Armstrong & Co, 2 Dartmouth Road, London, SE23 3XU
  • Hall & Co, 399 Lordship Lane, East Dulwich, London, SE22 8JN
  • Bridges Solicitors, 5 Turnham Road, Brockley, London, London, SE4 2HH
  • Glazer Delmar, 27-31 North Cross Road, East Dulwich, London, SE22 9ET

Residential Licensed Conveyancers in Forest Hill regulated by the CLC

Please note that the listed conveyancers do not limit their work for conveyancing in Forest Hill but also conveyancing across England and Wales.
  • Walter Saunders, 382 Brockley Road, SE4 2BY
  • R & C Property Lawyers Llp, 10A Upper Tooting Road, SW17 7PG
  • Stratega Law Ltd, Sutherland House, W1F 7TE

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