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5 reasons to use our service to assist you select a high street conveyancing solicitor in Lee

  • 1 The hallmark of our conveyancing solicitors in Lee is quality not quantity. The level of service offered by conveyancing "factories" (sometimes 'recommended' by national chain estate agents) often falls short of the level of professionalism you will expect.
  • 2 Regardless alternative on-line conveyancers may claim it could be important to visit your solicitor to sign documents. There are enough parties engaged in a homemove without having to add the postman into the equation.
  • 3 Our site offers largest domestic conveyancing directory service identifying bank approved law firms carrying out conveyancing in Lee who are regulated by the SRA or CLC.
  • 4 Personal touch and pure property local knowledge are key benefits that you should look for when selecting conveyancing solicitors. Lee conveyancing can become a lot more stressful due to lack of transparency between all the parties. The lawyers we work with ensure that the lines of communication are open and act on arising issues and developments expeditiously.
  • 5 Low cost packages from online conveyancers might seem attractive. However, these organisations are often located hundreds of kilometers away with little understanding of the factors that impact property transactions in Lee

Examples of recent conveyancing in Lee since March 2021*

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Lee

My best friend’s dad is a property lawyer. I hope that I'll be able to get mate’s pricing for conveyancing, However if that does not come materialise, what level of fees should I be paying for conveyancing in Lee?

Do compare pricing. Make use of our comparison tool on this page. The estimates do be different but the service one can expect differ between law firms as is the case with most professions.

AssumingI were to acquire a freehold propertyin Lee mortgage fee and dispense with a survey and no local authority searches how much would I expect to have to pay for conveyancing in Lee?

The sole reduction in fees you would make on is the Lee conveyancing searches. A conveyancer is required to do the vast majority of work - money laundering, liaising with your sellers conveyancer, stamp duty return, register the title etc. A slight saving might be made by not having to register a charge but it will not be a lot.

In looking at consumer advice sites for an online lawyer in Lee, many post that I should look for a CQS kitemarked solicitor. Can you explain what CQS is?

The Law Society's Conveyancing Quality Scheme is the recognised kitemark for legal experts in the legal transfer of properties, trusted by some of the UK's leading banks. Four years ago the Conveyancing Quality Scheme was officially recognised by the Association of British Insurers (ABI). CQS is not a scheme offered by the Society for Licensed Conveyancers. Lee is one of the numerous areas of the UK where there are Accredited solicitors.

We are close to exchanging contracts on the sale of our house in Lee and according to the buyers it appears that there is a possibility that the property was built on contaminated land. Any local conveyancer would know that there is no such problem. It does beg the question why the purchasers are using a web based conveyancing outfit rather than a conveyancing solicitor in Lee. We have lived in Lee for 4 years we know that this is a non issue. Do we get in touch with our local Authority to get confirmation that there is no issue.

It would appear that you have a conveyancing lawyer currently acting for you. Are they able to advise? You need to check with your lawyer before you do anything. It is very possible that once the local authority has been informed of a potential issue it cannot be insured against (a bit like being diagnosed with a serious illness and then taking out health insurance to cover that same sickness)

Am I best advised to go with a Lee conveyancing lawyer based in the location that I am buying? We have a good friend who can execute the conveyancing however her office is approximately 350miles drive away.

The benefit of a high street Lee conveyancing firm is that you can visit the firm to execute documents, present your identification documents and pester them where appropriate. They will also have local insight which is a plus. That being said nothing is more important than finding someone that will do a good and efficient job. If if people you trust used your friend and the majority were happy that must surpass using an unfamiliar Lee conveyancing lawyer just because they are local.

My sealed bid on house in Lee has been accepted, but there is a chain. The current proprietors have offered on a property, although it’s not been accepted yet, and has viewings of other properties booked. I have selected a nearby conveyancing solicitor in Lee. What should be my next step? At what stage do I apply for the mortgage with Virgin Money?

It is usual to have apprehensions where there is an associated chain given your reluctance to be too out of pocket prematurely (home loan application is in the region of £1k, then survey, Lee conveyancing search costs, etc). The first thing to do is ensure that your property lawyer is on the Virgin Money conveyancing panel. As to the next steps this very much depends on the circumstances of your transaction, desire for this property and on the state of the market. During a buoyant market some buyers will apply for a home loan with Virgin Money and pay for the valuation and only if it was satisfactory would they ask their conveyancing practitioner to move forward with searches.

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Sample of conveyancing solicitors in Lee regulated by the SRA

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

  • A S Solicitors, James House, 382 Lee High Road, London, London, SE12 8RW
  • Mandy Peters Solicitors, 345 Lee High Road, London, SE12 8RU
  • Maus Solicitors, Global House, 228 Brownhill Road, London, SE6 1AT
  • Francis Solicitors, 171 Lewisham High Street, Lewisham, London, SE13 6AA
  • Cunningham Blake Solicitors, Spencer House, 3 Tranquil Vale, London, SE3 0BU

Residential Landlord and Tenant Conveyancing solicitors in Lee

The list below is a small selection of solicitors in Lee specialising in landlord and tenant law and on the regulations governing different types of tenancies. This should include advice on Terms and conditions of tenancy agreements

  • Maus Solicitors, Global House, 228 Brownhill Road, London, SE6 1AT
  • Ikie Solicitors Llp, 20 Marischal Road, Lewisham, London, London, SE13 5LG
  • Beverley Morris & Co, 35 Montpelier Vale, Blackheath Villiage, London, SE3 0TJ
  • Simon Bethel Solicitors Limited, 58-60 Lewisham High Street, London, SE13 5JH
  • Beverley Morris & Co Incorporating Peter Egan & Co, 62 Lewisham High Street, London, London, SE13 5JH

Commercial Conveyancing solicitors in Lee regulated by the SRA

The firms listed below are a small selection of solicitors in Lee specialising in commercial conveyancing in Lee. This may include advice on re-mortgaging commercial property
  • A S Solicitors, James House, 382 Lee High Road, London, London, SE12 8RW
  • Maus Solicitors, Global House, 228 Brownhill Road, London, SE6 1AT
  • Cunningham Blake Solicitors, Spencer House, 3 Tranquil Vale, London, SE3 0BU
  • Jein Solicitors, Jein Buildings, 3 - 5 Lee High Road, Lewisham, London, SE13 5LD
  • Beverley Morris & Co, 35 Montpelier Vale, Blackheath Villiage, London, SE3 0TJ

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

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