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5 reasons to let us assist you choose a high street conveyancing solicitor in Mottingham

  • 1 No matter what any other sites advise it just might be necessary to attend your solicitor to execute legal papers. There are various parties with engaged in a house sale without needing to add the postman into the pot.
  • 2 There is a better than average chance that the other side’s solicitors have offices in Mottingham - if so both parties are likely to be on good working terms
  • 3 The Mottingham conveyancing firms that we work with are committed to supplying value for money, efficient and transparent conveyancing service to borrowers, sellers and investors in Mottingham
  • 4 Using a local Solicitor in the main means that you will receive a more personal touch. Online forums often suggest that in appointing a an online conveyancing factory, you tend to be looked after by a team of people who who progress matters by determining whether the ‘computers says no’.
  • 5 Low cost packages from online conveyancers might seem attractive. However, these organisations are often based many miles away with little appreciation of the factors that impact property transactions in Mottingham

Examples of recent conveyancing in Mottingham since March 2023*

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Mottingham

My best friend’s mother is a conveyancing practitioner. I expect that I'll be able to get preferential rates for conveyancing, However if that does not come through, what kind of figure would I typically be looking at for conveyancing in Mottingham?

It’s prudent to seek 3 or more like-for-like conveyancing quotes. Do use our comparison tool on this site. The fees will be different but the service one can expect differ between law firms as is the case with the vast majority of professional services.

My Conveyancer in Mottingham has never been on on the Barclays Direct Solicitor Panel. Is it possible for me to continue with my prefered solicitor even though they are not on the Barclays Direct panel of approved conveyancing solicitors?

Your options are as follows:

  1. Carry on with your preferred Mottingham lawyers but Barclays Direct will need to instruct a conveyancer on their panel. This will inevitably rack up the total conveyancing charges and result in frustration.
  2. Choose a new solicitor to to deal with the conveyancing, remembering to check they are Barclays Direct approved.
  3. Try to convince your Barclays Direct based solicitor to try to join the Barclays Direct panel

What is the difference between a licensed conveyancer and conveyancing solicitor in Mottingham

There are many registered licenced Conveyancers in Mottingham and Solicitor practices in Mottingham to choose from It is important to make clear that both are supervised by regulatory bodies with both specialising in the legal work in transferring property. The two can conduct associated property related work such as remortgage conveyancing, enfranchisement and transfer of equity conveyancing.

is it true that all Mottingham conveyancing solicitors on the Kent Reliance conveyancing panel are regulated by the SRA?

As solicitors, in order to be on the Kent Reliance approved list of solicitors they would need to be regulated by the SRA. Many lenders do permit licenced conveyancers on their panel and in such a situation the organisation would be regulated by the Council of Licensed Conveyancers.

Our offer on a house in Mottingham has been accepted, the sellers do nevertheless have a tied purchase. The sellers have offered on a property, but it’s not yet agreed to, and have viewings of other apartments in the pipeline. I have selected a local conveyancing solicitor in Mottingham. What do I do now? At what stage do I apply for the mortgage with Barclays?

It is usual to have concerns where there is a chain as you are unlikely to want to incur expenses prematurely (home loan application is approx one thousand pounds, then valuation, Mottingham conveyancing search costs, etc). The first thing to do is ensure that your conveyancer is on the Barclays approved list. As to the next stages this very much depends on the circumstances of your case, attraction to this property and on the state of the market. In a hot market the majority of buyers will apply for a home loan with Barclays and arrange for the valuation and only if it comes back ok would they request their conveyancing practitioner to move forward with searches.

I need some fast conveyancing in Mottingham as I am under pressure to complete within 2 weeks. A mortgage is not required. Is it possible to avoid the conveyancing searches to save fees and time?

As you are are a mortgage free buyer you have the choice not to do searches although no law firm would recommend that you don't. With plenty of history conveyancing in Mottingham the following are examples of issues that can crop up and adversely impact the marketability of the property: Refused Planning Applications, Outstanding Fees, Overdue Grants, Railway Schemes,...

Are there restrictive covenants that are commonly identified during conveyancing in Mottingham?

Restrictive covenants can be picked up when reviewing land registry title as part of the legal transfer of property in Mottingham. An 1874 stipulation that was seen was ‘The houses to be erected on the estate are each to be of a uniform elevation in accordance with the drawings to be prepared or approved by the vendor’s surveyor…’

What does commercial conveyancing in Mottingham cover?

Mottingham conveyancing for business premises covers a wide array of services, given by qualified solicitors, relating to business premises. By way of example, this area of conveyancing can cover the sale or purchase of freehold business premises or, more commonly, the transfer of existing business tenancies or the drafting of new leasing arrangements. Commercial conveyancing solicitors can also offer advice on the sale of business assets, commercial mortgages and the termination of leases.

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Commercial Conveyancing solicitors in Mottingham regulated by the SRA

The firms listed below are a small selection of solicitors in Mottingham practicing in commercial conveyancing in Mottingham. This could include advice on buying and selling small and large scale commercial property and agricultural land
  • Cook Taylor Woodhouse Limited, 68/70 High Street, Eltham, London, London, SE9 1BZ
  • Kirk And Partners, 25-27 Passey Place, Eltham, London, SE9 5DF
  • Watts & Leeding, 4 Novar Road, New Eltham, London, SE9 2DN
  • Preston Mellor Harrison, 30 High Street, Chislehurst, Kent, BR7 5AS
  • Grand & Machyle Solicitors, 499 Bromley Road, Bromley, Kent, BR1 4PQ

Residential Licensed Conveyancers in Mottingham regulated by the Council of Licensed Conveyancers

Please note that the listed conveyancers do not limit their work for conveyancing in Mottingham but also conveyancing throughout England and Wales.
  • Walter Saunders, 382 Brockley Road, SE4 2BY
  • Ducat Law Ltd, TMS House, BR5 3QB
  • Cain Associates Llp, 297 The Broadway, DA6 8DG
  • Peter W Stevens , 107 Maxwell Gardens, BR6 9QT

Planning law solicitors in Mottingham regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority

The list below is a small selection of solicitors in Mottingham specialising in planning law. The solicitors can give expert legal advice on all aspects of planning, including special planning controls
  • Wellers Law Group Llp, Tenison House, Tweedy Road, Bromley, Kent, BR1 3NF
  • Batchelors, Charles House, 35 Widmore Road, Bromley, Kent, BR1 1RW
  • Beverley Morris & Co, 35 Montpelier Vale, Blackheath Villiage, London, SE3 0TJ
  • A E Short, 144 Bromley Road, Beckenham, Kent, BR3 6PG
  • Beverley Morris & Co Incorporating Peter Egan & Co, 62 Lewisham High Street, London, London, SE13 5JH

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