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Reasons to use our Isle of Dogs conveyancing solicitors

  • 1 Solicitor conveyancing firms have extremely good personal connections with Isle of Dogs estate agents and work very closely with them and local surveyors so as to ensure transactions proceed expeditiously.
  • 2 You can gain comfort when you choose the very best, most recommended conveyancing solicitors. Isle of Dogs has a number to select from, but for a truly professional and reliable service many local people have been use the endorsement of this site.
  • 3 Retaining the services of a local Solicitor generally results in a more personalised service. Online forums bear testimony to the idea that in appointing a large conveyancing firm, you tend to be looked after by a team of people who who progress matters by determining whether the ‘computers says no’.
  • 4 Isle of Dogs property lawyers have a crucial advantage when it comes to Isle of Dogs conveyancing as they have important local knowledge of local authority requirements, planning policies and other matters that can affect your conveyancing
  • 5 There is a distinct possibility the the conveyancers for the other party are based in Isle of Dogs - if so sets of conveyancers are likely to be familiar

Examples of recent conveyancing in Isle of Dogs since March 2024*

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Isle of Dogs

All was ready to complete my purchase in Isle of Dogs next Thursday. I have now been asked to send a copy of my building insurance schedule by my solicitor as he says that he has to check this in his capacity as lawyer for the mortgage company. What does the insurance need to cover?

All property lawyers on acting for lenders would need to check that the following risks are covered fire; lightning; aircraft; explosion; earthquake; storm; flood; escape of water or oil; riot; malicious damage; theft or attempted theft; falling trees and branches and aerials; subsidence; heave;landslip;collision;accidental damage to underground services;professional fees, demolition and site clearance costs; and public liability to anyone else. There are some other issues such as the level of excess that are set out in a lender’s UK Finance Lenders’ Handbook requirements. These requirements are not limited to conveyancing in Isle of Dogs.

Is there a reason why leasehold purchase conveyancing in Isle of Dogs costs more?

Isle of Dogs leasehold conveyancing transactions usually involve additional investigations than freeholds including investigating the Lease, liaising with the Landlord such as serving relevant notices on the Landlord or managing agent, obtaining up-to-date service charge and management information, obtaining Landlord’s consents and reviewing management accounts and formation documents.

My wife and I purchasing a 4 bedroom semi-detached house in Isle of Dogs. We would like to carry out a loft conversion at the house.Will legal conveyancing on the property involve investigations to see if these works are prohibited?

Your property lawyer should review the registered title as conveyancing in Isle of Dogs will on occasion reveal restrictions in the title documents which prevent categories of changes or necessitated the permission of a 3rd party. Many extensions need local authority planning consent and approval in compliance with building regulations. Some locations are designated conservation areas and special planning restrictions apply which often prevent or impact extensions. You should check these issues with a surveyor prior to committing yourself to a purchase.

I have decided to exercise my right to buy my property in Isle of Dogs off the council. I have a mortgage offer with Barclays. Conveyancing is new to me. Can I proceed without a solicitor easily? I think we can but we keep being told I should use one. Any advice?

It is not advisable to proceed with a house purchase without a solicitor. The council's solicitor are not acting for you. You need a solicitor for a number reasons. One of which is to verify what plans the Council have for repairs and refurbishment for the next five years. Many leaseholders have been stung for contributions of thousands of pounds. In any event, if you are getting a mortgage with Barclays, you will need to appoint a solicitor on the Barclays conveyancing panel.

The formalities of my purchase has taken place for my property in Isle of Dogs. Conveyancing was satisfactory but I feel I should register my dissatisfaction about the lender. Who do I contact should I wish to lodge a complaint?

Almost all banks and building societies have complaints procedures. Your first port of call should be one of the lender’s branches or the Customer Services Department at head office. Ordinarily complaints to a lender are sorted out effectively and efficiently. If you feel the matter is not resolved you can write to Financial Ombudsman Service, South Quay Plaza, 183 Marsh Wall, London E14 9SR who will take matters further.

I note that there are debates on Chancel Insurance on online forums. Do I require this when buying a property in Isle of Dogs? or I am told that there is a law dating back centuries that could mean that homeowners residing in a parish church boundary will be compelled to contribute towards repairs towards the chancel in proximity to the church. Is this a legitimate concern for conveyancing in Isle of Dogs?

Unless a previous purchase of the premises took place after 12 October 2013 you could assume that solicitors conducting conveyancing in Isle of Dogs to remain encouraging a chancel search and or chancel repair liability insurance.

Yesterday I discovered that there is a flying freehold element on a property I put an offer in two weeks back in what was supposed to be a quick, no chain conveyancing. Isle of Dogs is where the house is located. What do you suggest?

Flying freeholds in Isle of Dogs are unusual but are more likely to exist in relation to terraced houses. Even though you don't necessarily need a conveyancing solicitor in Isle of Dogs you would need to get your solicitor to go through the deeds diligently. Your mortgage company may require your conveyancing solicitor to take out an indemnity policy. Some of the more diligent conveyancing solicitors in Isle of Dogs may ascertain that this is not enough and that the deeds be re-written to give you the most up to date legal protection. If so, the next door neighbour also had to sign up to the revised deeds.It is possible that your lender will not accept the situation so the sooner you find out the better. You should also check with your insurance broker as to whether they will insure a flying freehold residence.

I am on look out for some leasehold conveyancing in Isle of Dogs. Before diving in I would like to find out the number of years remaining on the lease.

If the lease is registered - and most are in Isle of Dogs - then the leasehold title will always include the basic details of the lease, namely the date; the term; and the original parties. From a conveyancing perspective such details then enable any prospective buyer and lender to confirm that any lease they are looking at is the one relevant to that title. For any other purpose, such as confirming how long the term was granted for and calculating what is left, then the register should be sufficient on it's own.

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

if there is a missing landlord or where there is dispute about the premium for a lease extension, under the Leasehold Reform, Housing and Urban Development Act 1993 it is possible to make an application to the LVT to arrive at the sum to be paid.

An example of a Freehold Enfranchisement matter before the tribunal for a Isle of Dogs flat is 12, 14 & 16 Hull Close in May 2010. the Tribunal determined that the premium payable for the acquisition of the freehold to the subject premises was the sum of £18,300 This case affected 3 flats. The unexpired lease term was 101.61 years.

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Residential Landlord and Tenant Conveyancing solicitors in Isle of Dogs

The list below is a small selection of solicitors in Isle of Dogs practicing in landlord and tenant law and on the regulations governing different types of tenancies. This will likely include advice on Terms and conditions of tenancy agreements

  • Merchiston Solicitors Ltd, City Reach, 7th Floor, Capital Suite, 5 Greenwich View Place, London, E14 9NN
  • Miller Evans Llp, 19 Pepper Street, London, E14 9RP
  • Curling Moore Solicitors & Advocates, Crystal House (2nd Floor), 10 Lanark Square, Cross Harbour, London, E14 9RE
  • Holden Haie Solicitors, Second Floor, 5 Harbour Exchange, Harbour Square, London, London, E14 9GE
  • Kidd Rapinet Llp, 29 Harbour Exchange Square, London, Greater London, E14 9GE

Commercial Conveyancing solicitors in Isle of Dogs regulated by the SRA

The list below is a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in Isle of Dogs specialising in commercial conveyancing in Isle of Dogs. This should include advice on granting a lease to a commercial tenant
  • Miller Evans Llp, 19 Pepper Street, London, E14 9RP
  • Curling Moore Solicitors & Advocates, Crystal House (2nd Floor), 10 Lanark Square, Cross Harbour, London, E14 9RE
  • Kidd Rapinet Llp, 29 Harbour Exchange Square, London, Greater London, E14 9GE
  • Holden Haie Solicitors, Second Floor, 5 Harbour Exchange, Harbour Square, London, London, E14 9GE
  • B Gadwah Limited, 225 Marsh Wall, 3rd Floor, Suite 20, London, London, E14 9FW

Domestic Licensed Conveyancers in Isle of Dogs regulated by the CLC

Please be aware that the listed conveyancers do not limit their work for conveyancing in Isle of Dogs but also conveyancing across England and Wales.
  • Walter Saunders, 382 Brockley Road, SE4 2BY
  • T J Ball & Company, 49 Leytonstone Road, E15 1JA
  • Stratega Law Ltd, Sutherland House, W1F 7TE

Neighboring Locations

Cubitt Town
Isle of Dogs
Millwall
Dockland Settlement
Deptford

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