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Reasons to use our New Eltham conveyancing solicitors

  • 1 Our site is the first site offering you the ability to check that your conveyancing in New Eltham will be conducted by a conveyancer on your mortgage lender’s member panel.
  • 2 No matter what any other solicitors inform you it may be necessary to attend your conveyancer to execute legal papers. Too many 3rd parties are already with an interest in a homemove without having to include Royal Mail into the equation.
  • 3 Cut price 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 New Eltham
  • 4 The New Eltham conveyancing firms that are listed are committed to providing value for money, efficient and accessible conveyancing service to home buyers, sellers and investors in New Eltham
  • 5 Using a local Solicitor on the whole results in a more personalised service. Online forums bear testimony to the idea that in selecting a an online conveyancing factory, you tend to be looked after by a team of people who who update you by reading from their computer screens.

Examples of recent conveyancing in New Eltham since July 2019*

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in New Eltham

Various internet forums that I have visited warn that are the primary reason for stalling in New Eltham house deals. Is that correct?

The Council of Property Search Organisations (CoPSO) has noted the findings of a review by MoveWithUs that conveyancing searches do not feature within the common causes of delays in the conveyancing process. Local searches are not likely to be the root cause of holding up conveyancing in New Eltham.

I used Wolstenholmes several years ago for my conveyancing in New Eltham. Now, I need my files however the law firm has closed. What do I do?

Do call the Solicitors Regulatory Authority (SRA) to help locate your conveyancing files. They can be contacted on please contact on 0870 606 2555. Alternatively, you should use their online form to make an enquiry. You will need to provide the SRA with as much information as possible to assist their search, including the name and address in New Eltham of the conveyancing firm of solicitors you previously retained, the name of conveyancing solicitor with whom you had dealings, and the date on which you last had dealings with the firm.

I'm purchasing my first flat in New Eltham with a mortgage from Bank of Scotland. The sellers would not reduce the price so I negotiated five thousand pounds worth of extras instead. The property agent told me not inform my solicitor about this deal as it will affect my mortgage with the lender. Is this normal?.

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

Yesterday I discovered that there is a flying freehold element on a property I have offered on a fortnight ago in what should have been a quick, chain free conveyancing. New Eltham is where the house is located. What do you suggest?

Flying freeholds in New Eltham are rare but are more likely to exist in relation to terraced houses. Even though you don't necessarily need a conveyancing solicitor in New Eltham 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 New Eltham 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 premises.

Hoping to buy a property located in New Eltham and I am already nervous. I couldn't find anything specific about New Eltham. Conveyancing will be needed in due course but do you know about the New Eltham area? or perhaps some other tips you can share?

Rather than looking online forget looking online you should go and have a look at New Eltham. In the meantime here are some basic statistics that we found

I need to instruct a conveyancing solicitor in New Eltham for my sale. Is it possible to check a firm’s record with the legal regulator?

One may search for presented Solicitor Regulator Association (SRA) determinations resulting from investigations from 2008 onwards. Go to Check a solicitor's record. For details about the period before 1 January 2008, or to check a solicitors history, call 0870 606 2555, 08.00 - 18.00 Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and 09.30 - 18.00 Tuesday. For callers outside the UK, dial +44 (0)121 329 6800. The SRA could monitor telephone calls for training requirements.

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Sample of conveyancing solicitors in New Eltham regulated by the SRA

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

  • Watts & Leeding, 4 Novar Road, New Eltham, London, SE9 2DN
  • Kirk And Partners, 25-27 Passey Place, Eltham, London, SE9 5DF
  • Mensons & Associates, 99 Eltham High Street, London, SE9 1TD
  • Cook Taylor Woodhouse Limited, 68/70 High Street, Eltham, London, London, SE9 1BZ
  • Preston Mellor Harrison, 30 High Street, Chislehurst, Kent, BR7 5AS

Commercial Conveyancing solicitors in New Eltham regulated by the SRA

The firms listed below are a small selection of solicitors in New Eltham with expertise in commercial conveyancing in New Eltham. This could include advice on buying or selling a shop, pub, restaurant, office, retail unit
  • Watts & Leeding, 4 Novar Road, New Eltham, London, SE9 2DN
  • Kirk And Partners, 25-27 Passey Place, Eltham, London, SE9 5DF
  • Cook Taylor Woodhouse Limited, 68/70 High Street, Eltham, London, London, SE9 1BZ
  • Preston Mellor Harrison, 30 High Street, Chislehurst, Kent, BR7 5AS
  • Woolsey Morris & Kennedy, 100 Station Road, Sidcup, Kent, DA15 7DT

Domestic Licensed Conveyancers in New Eltham regulated by the Council of Licensed Conveyancers

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

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

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