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If you have reached us by Googling ‘Conveyancing in Lewisham’ follow your intuition — you will have a better house move where you instruct a conveyancing solicitor in Lewisham.

Reasons to use our Lewisham conveyancing solicitors

  • 1 The hallmark of our conveyancing solicitors in Lewisham is quality not quantity. The level of service offered by conveyancing "factories" (sometimes 'recommended' by large estate agency chains) often falls short of the level of professionalism you will expect.
  • 2 Personal touch together with a wealth of local knowledge are key benefits that you should value when choosing conveyancing solicitors. Lewisham property deals can be made significantly more complicated 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 quickly.
  • 3 The practices identified on our web pages have a variation of conveyancing lawyers, legal executives and support staff handling over one hundred thousand cases each year.
  • 4 Lewisham conveyancers work in partnership with Lewisham estate agents, property finders, surveyors, mortgage companies and other professionals to make sure that the highest level of service is provided to home movers every step of the way, ensuring the smoothest, most stress-free process possible
  • 5 Low cost packages from online conveyancers might be tempting. However, these companies are often based hundreds of miles away with limited appreciation of the factors that impact property transactions in Lewisham

Examples of recent conveyancing in Lewisham since October 2019*

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Lewisham

We have very assertive sellers who has insisted on a exclusivity agreement with a non-refundable deposit 10k. Is it wise to enter into such agreements?

Lock out agreements are agreements between a home seller and prospective acquirer giving the buyer exclusive rights to purchase the premises for a set period of time. For all intents and purposes, a lock out is a document specifying that you should be issued with a contract at a later time which is the main conveyancing contract. It tends to be utilised for buyer protection though in many situations, the owner may enjoy an upside from such agreements as well. There are many pros and cons to having them but you should to check with your conveyancer but note that it may result in incurring extra in conveyancing charges. For this these agreements are unusual when it comes to conveyancing in Lewisham.

Can your site be used to recommend a Conveyancing solicitor in Lewisham even if I’m not buying or selling a house, for example if I want to acquire an office in Lewisham with a mortgage from Accord Mortgages Ltd?

Our search tool is predominantly utilised to locate residential conveyancing solicitors in Lewisham but we have set out towards the bottom of this page a few Lewisham commercial conveyancing firms. You will need to make contact with the solicitors directly to establish if they are also authorised to represent Accord Mortgages Ltd

My uncle passed away 10 months ago and as sole heir and executor I was left the house in Lewisham. The house had a small mortgage left on it of around £4500. I want to have the title changed into my name whilst I re-mortgage to Skipton, pay off the mortgage. Is this possible?

Given you plan to refinance then Skipton will insist on your using a conveyancer on the Skipton conveyancing panel. Here is link to the Land Registry online guidance around what to do when a property owner dies. This will help you to understand the registration process behind changing the details re the registered title. in your case it would appear that you are effectively purchasing the property from the estate. Your Skipton conveyancing panel solicitor pays the new mortgage money into the estate, the estate pays off the old mortgage, the charge is released and you become the owner and the Skipton mortgage is registered as a charge at the Land Registry.

Do I need to pay for insurance to protect me from financial exposure to chancel repairs when buying a property in Lewisham?

Unless a prior purchase of the premises took place post 12 October 2013 you could assume that lawyers carrying out conveyancing in Lewisham to continue to recommend a chancel search and or chancel repair liability policy.

I am buying a new build house in Lewisham with a mortgage from Santander. The developers refused to reduce the amount so I negotiated 6k of additionals instead. The sale representative advised me not reveal to my conveyancer about this deal as it would adversely affect my mortgage with Santander. Is this normal?.

All lenders require a Disclosure of Incentives Form from the developer 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.

What type of premises does your Lewisham conveyancing estimates apply to?

The quotes issued are only applicable to standard domestic homes in England & Wales. Where you have any different needs such as industrial or agricultural property or commercial conveyancing in Lewisham do contact us to consider this further .

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Residential Landlord and Tenant Conveyancing solicitors in Lewisham

The firms listed below are a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in Lewisham 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

  • Ikie Solicitors Llp, 20 Marischal Road, Lewisham, London, London, SE13 5LG
  • 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
  • Dpna Solicitors, 77 Ladywell Road, London, SE13 7JA
  • Beverley Morris & Co, 35 Montpelier Vale, Blackheath Villiage, London, SE3 0TJ

Commercial Conveyancing solicitors in Lewisham regulated by the SRA

The list below is a small selection of solicitors in Lewisham practicing in commercial conveyancing in Lewisham. This should include advice on commercial leases including all matters relating to landlord and tenant law
  • Jein Solicitors, Jein Buildings, 3 - 5 Lee High Road, Lewisham, London, SE13 5LD
  • Beverley Morris & Co Incorporating Peter Egan & Co, 62 Lewisham High Street, London, London, SE13 5JH
  • Simon Bethel Solicitors Limited, 58-60 Lewisham High Street, London, SE13 5JH
  • Cunningham Blake Solicitors, Spencer House, 3 Tranquil Vale, London, SE3 0BU
  • Dpna Solicitors, 77 Ladywell Road, London, SE13 7JA

Residential Licensed Conveyancers in Lewisham regulated by the CLC

Please be aware that the listed conveyancers do not limit their work for conveyancing in Lewisham but also conveyancing throughout England and Wales.
  • Walter Saunders, 382 Brockley Road, SE4 2BY
  • T J Ball & Company, 49 Leytonstone Road, E15 1JA
  • Cain Associates Llp, 297 The Broadway, DA6 8DG

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

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