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Top 5 reasons to let us help you find a high street conveyancing solicitor in Forestdale

  • 1 The organisations shown on our directory have a variation of conveyancing lawyers, legal executives and support staff handling thousands of conveyancing matters each year.
  • 2 Solicitor conveyancing solicitors have excellent personal connections with Forestdale selling agents and work very closely with them and local surveyors so as to ensure transactions proceed expeditiously.
  • 3 Forestdale conveyancers work in conjunction with Forestdale estate agents, house builders, surveyors, mortgage companies and other professionals to ensure that a quality service is offered to buyers and sellers every step of the way, helping make the process as straightforward as possible
  • 4 The mark of a good conveyancing solicitor in Forestdale is quality not quantity. The level of service offered by conveyancing "factories" (sometimes 'recommended' by large estate agency chains) often falls short of the high standards of professionalism you would hope for.
  • 5 Forestdale lawyers have a crucial edge when it comes to Forestdale conveyancing as they have important local knowledge of local authority requirements, planning policies and other issues that can affect your home move

Examples of recent conveyancing in Forestdale since June 2022*

Sale

of terraced premises, Crofters Mead, CR0 9HT completing on 08/07/2022 at a price of £395,644. The conveyancing process incorporates some of the following tasks: sending conveyancing papers to buyers representatives, agreeing completion date with parties, preparing statement detailing charges

Disposal

of terraced residence, Osward, CR0 9HE completing on 07/07/2022 at a price of £382,500. The legal transfer of property included amongst the various tasks: drafting the sale agreement and Transfer, sending conveyancing papers to buyers representatives, taking formal instructions from and updating the seller client

Transfer

of terraced premises, Farnborough Crescent, CR2 8HA completing on 29/06/2022 at a price of £630,000. The legal transfer of property included amongst the various tasks: taking formal instructions from and updating the seller client, agreeing completion date with parties, sending title deeds and executed transfer to purchaser’s solicitor

Acquisition

of apartment Middlefields CR0 9LG, at a price of £203,500. Leasehold conveyancing investigations included: taking formal instructions from and updating the seller client, securing official copies of the title, setting up the completion formalities

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Forestdale

Am I correct in assuming that the fact that my conveyancer in Forestdale is not identified on my mortgage company's solicitor panel that there is a problem with the quality of his conveyancing?

It would be unwise to jump to that conclusion. There are all sorts of perfectly plausible explanations. A recent report by the solicitors regulator indicated that over three quarters of law firms surveyed had been removed from at least one lender panel. The most common reasons for removal are: (1) low volume of transactions (2) the lawyer is a sole practitioner (3) as part of the HSBC panel reduction (4) regulatory contact by SRA (5) accidental removal. Where you are concerned you should contact the Forestdale conveyancing firm and enquire why they are no longer on the approved list for your bank.

It is is a decade since I bought my property in Forestdale. Conveyancing solicitors have just been instructed on the sale but I am unable to find my title documents. Will this cause complications?

Don’t worry too much. Firstly the deeds may be retained by the lender or they could be in the possession of the solicitor who oversaw the purchase. Secondly the chances are that the land will be recorded at the land registry and you will be able to establish that you are the registered owner by your conveyancing solicitors procuring current official copies of the land registers. Almost all conveyancing in Forestdale relates to registered property but in the unlikely event that your property is unregistered it adds to the complexity but is resolvable.

Various internet forums that I have frequented warn that are the main reason for stalling in Forestdale house deals. Is that correct?

The Council of Property Search Organisations (CoPSO) published findings of a review by MoveWithUs that conveyancing searches do not figure amongst the top 10 causes of hindrances in the conveyancing process. Local searches are unlikely to feature in any delay in conveyancing in Forestdale.

I have recentlybecome aware that Stirling Law have been shut down. They carried out my conveyancing in Forestdale for a purchase of a freehold house 12 months ago. How can I check that the property is registered correctly in the name of the previous owner?

The easiest way to see if the property is registered to you, you can carry out a search of the land registry (£3.00). You can either do this yourself or ask a law firm to do this for you. If you are not registered you can seek help from one of a number of Forestdale conveyancing specialists.

About to purchase a new build flat in Forestdale. Conveyancing is a frightening process at the best of times but I have never purchased a new build flat before. Can you give me some examples of some of the questions asked in new build conveyancing.

Set out below is a sample of a selection of leasehold new build questions that you can expect your new-build leasehold conveyancing in Forestdale

    Where there is an Undertaking being granted there is the risk of forfeiture of the Headlease subject to relief if one or more of the Underlessees are willing to accept the original Head Lessee’s obligations as otherwise relief will be denied to the Underlessees. The only alternatives are the Head Lessor agreeing not to forfeit the Headlease or the Head Lessee guaranteeing to the Underlessees that it will not be in breach of the Headlease. Will the freehold then be transferred for a nominal consideration (not exceeding £100) to the Management Company? Where service of notices and proceedings can be at the property demised please confirm that this can be amended to include simultaneous services at the Lessees’ solicitors’ offices where the Lessee from time to time is not resident in the UK - such solicitors may be varied by notice in writing to the Landlord from time to time but otherwise will be as previously specified. 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 architect prepared.

I need to instruct a conveyancing practitioner in Forestdale for my home move. Is there any facility to review a solicitor's record with the legal regulator?

Anyone can review presented Solicitor Regulator Association (SRA) decisions stemming from investigations started on or after 1 January 2008. Go to Check a solicitor's record. For records about the period before 1 January 2008, or to check a solicitors history, telephone 0870 606 2555, 08.00 - 18.00 any week day save for Tuesday when lines open at 9.30am. For non-uk callers, call +44 (0)121 329 6800. The regulator may recorded call for training reasons.

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Sample of conveyancing solicitors in Forestdale regulated by the SRA

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

  • Edridges & Drummonds, Crossways Parade, Selsdon Park Road, South Croydon, Surrey, CR2 8JJ
  • Gordon Gray, 133 Addington Road, South Croydon, Surrey, CR2 8LH
  • Manchesters, 21 Limpsfield Road, South Croydon, Surrey, CR2 9LA
  • Sandom Robinson, Triumph House, Station Approach, Sanderstead Road, South Croydon, Surrey, CR2 0PL
  • Allen Barfields, Gainsford House, 115 Station Road, West Wickham, Kent, BR4 0PX

Residential Landlord and Tenant Conveyancing solicitors in Forestdale

The list below is a small selection of solicitors in Forestdale practicing in landlord and tenant law and on the regulations governing different types of tenancies. This will likely include advice on Court proceedings for possession

  • Edridges & Drummonds, Crossways Parade, Selsdon Park Road, South Croydon, Surrey, CR2 8JJ
  • Sandom Robinson, Triumph House, Station Approach, Sanderstead Road, South Croydon, Surrey, CR2 0PL
  • Allen Barfields, Gainsford House, 115 Station Road, West Wickham, Kent, BR4 0PX
  • Alfred James & Co Solicitors Llp, Alfred James House, 406a Brighton Road, South Croydon, Surrey, CR2 6AN
  • Simman Solicitors, 83 South End, Croydon, Surrey, CR0 1BG

Planning law solicitors in Forestdale regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority

The firms listed below are a small selection of solicitors in Forestdale practicing in planning law. The solicitors can give expert legal advice on all aspects of planning, including special planning controls
  • A E Short, 144 Bromley Road, Beckenham, Kent, BR3 6PG
  • Batchelors, Charles House, 35 Widmore Road, Bromley, Kent, BR1 1RW
  • Wellers Law Group Llp, Tenison House, Tweedy Road, Bromley, Kent, BR1 3NF

Neighboring Locations

Shirley
Addington
Selsdon
Forestdale
New Addington

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

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