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Reasons to use our Nunhead conveyancing solicitors

  • 1 Over the years Nunhead lawyer have established very good links with Nunhead local estate agents, banks, building societies, landlords and property developers enabling them to liaise at speed with all parties involved in the process of undertaking your conveyancing in Nunhead.
  • 2 Using a local Solicitor generally results in a more personal touch. When using a large conveyancing firm, your matter is handled by a team of people who check what is happening on the file by reading from their computer screens.
  • 3 Nunhead property lawyer are the linchpin to a successful Nunhead home move, keeping the process under control. They are on your side throughout, offering dedicated advice for the duration of your conveyancing
  • 4 Cut price packages from online conveyancers might be tempting. However, these companies are often based hundreds of kilometers away with limited appreciation of the factors that impact property transactions in Nunhead
  • 5 The firms listed on our directory have a mix of conveyancing solicitors, legal executives and support staff handling thousands of conveyancing matters each year.

Examples of recent conveyancing in Nunhead since March 2019*

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Nunhead

Is there a reason to appoint a Nunhead conveyancing practice when national conveyancers are cheap by comparison?

To take your time to find scrutinise conveyancing costs in Nunhead and you should seek a reasonable quote but don’t become consumed with searching for the lowest priced Nunhead conveyancer. Locating the right conveyancer can mark the difference between a smooth and a distressing home move. It is important that you ensure that you have expert advice from a specialist lawyer. Emails can't replace a phone conversation and are no substitute for a face to face appointment. Our partner firms will appoint you a qualified and trusted conveyancing solicitor who can deal with your conveyancing from start to finish, giving the sort of continuity that you rarely receive from an online conveyancer. Our lawyers will inform you as to progress making sure that you are ensuring that you are updated at regular intervals. Should it ever be necessary to call the firm you will be sure who you need to speak to and we'll endeavour to make sure that you're not left wondering what's going on.

A colleague informed me that in buying a property in Nunhead there could be various restrictions prohibiting external changes to the property. Is this right?

There are a number of properties in Nunhead which have some sort of restriction or requirement of consent to external alterations. Part of the conveyancing in Nunhead should determine what restrictions are applicable and advising you as part of a ROT that should be sent to you.

I am the single recipient of my late mum's estate with all property in now in my sole name, including the house in Nunhead. The Nunhead property was put into my name in May. I now wish to sell up. I understand that there is a CML 6 month 'rule', meaning my proprietorship may be regarded the same way as though I had purchased the property in May. Do I have to wait half a year to sell?

The Council of Mortgage Lenders’ handbook requires conveyancers to: "report to us immediately if the owner or registered proprietor has been registered for less than six months." By the strict wording you might be affected by that. How practical a view banks take of it, depend on the mortgage company as this requirement is principally there to identify subsales or the flipping of properties.

I had an offer accepted on a house in Nunhead on 3/5/2019, valuation was booked five days later, all came back fine. Conveyancer appointed, so the only thing outstanding was my mortgage offer. Having made daily calls to Kent Reliance and chasing them on my offer, I have now been told that my offer will not be issued unless the lawyer is on the Kent Reliance conveyancing panel. Can the lender hold off the offer?

Mortgage companies tend not to not issue an offer until they have details of a lawyer on their panel. It can take a few weeks for Kent Reliance to deal with your lawyer's application to be on the Kent Reliance conveyancing panel. There's no guarantee that your solicitor will be accepted.

I appreciate that there are debates on Chancel Insurance on online forums. Do I need this when purchasing a house in Nunhead? or Apparently there is a law dating back centuries that could mean that homeowners residing in a parish church boundary may be liable to pay for repairs towards the chancel in proximity to the church. Is this a legitimate concern for conveyancing in Nunhead?

Unless a prior purchase of the premises completed post 12 October 2013 you could take it that solicitors delivering conveyancing in Nunhead to remain recommending a chancel search and or insurance against a claim.

I'm purchasing a new build house in Nunhead benefiting from help to buy. The developers refused to budge the amount so I negotiated five thousand pounds worth of fixtures and fittings instead. The sale representative suggested that I not to tell my solicitor about this side-deal as it will jeopardize my loan with the bank. 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.

I have been on the look out for a ground for flat up to £245,000 and found one round the corner in Nunhead I like with a park and railway links nearby, however it only has 52 remaining years left on the lease. I can't really find anything else in Nunhead in this price bracket, so just wondered if I would be making a grave error buying a short lease?

Should you require a home loan the remaining unexpired lease term will likely be an issue. Reduce the price by the expected lease extension will cost if it has not already been discounted. If the existing owner has owned the premises for a minimum of 2 years you could ask them to start the process of the extension and pass it to you. You can add 90 years to the current lease with a zero ground rent applied. You should consult your conveyancing solicitor about this matter.

Are Nunhead conveyancing solicitors under an obligation to the Law Society to issue clear conveyancing figures?

Inbuilt into the Solicitors Code of Conduct are set rules and regulations as to how the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) allow solicitors to publicise their charges to clients.The Law Society have a practice note giving advice on how to publicise transparent charges to avoid breaching any such rule. Practice notes are not legal advice issued by the Law Society and is not intended as the only standard of good practice a conveyancing solicitor should adhere to. The Practice Note does, nevertheless, constitute the Law Society’s view of acceptable practice for publicising conveyancing charges, and accordingly it’s a recommended read for any solicitor or conveyancer in Nunhead or beyond.

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Sample of conveyancing solicitors in Nunhead regulated by the SRA

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

  • Gans & Co Solicitors Llp, 214-216 Rye Lane, Peckham, London, SE15 4NL
  • Apex Solicitors, 163 Rye Lane, London, SE15 4TL
  • Peter Otto & Co Solicitors, 2nd Floor, 151 Rye Lane, Peckham, London, SE15 4TL
  • Mountain Partnership Solicitors, 143 New Cross Road, London, SE14 5DJ
  • Glazer Delmar, 27-31 North Cross Road, East Dulwich, London, SE22 9ET

Residential Landlord and Tenant Conveyancing solicitors in Nunhead

The list below is a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in Nunhead with expertise in landlord and tenant law and on the regulations governing different types of tenancies. This will likely include advice on Claims for damages for illegal

  • Bridges Solicitors, 5 Turnham Road, Brockley, London, London, SE4 2HH
  • Ineyab Solicitors, 20 - 22, Brockley Cross, Brockley, London, SE4 2AA
  • Gans & Co Solicitors Llp, 214-216 Rye Lane, Peckham, London, SE15 4NL
  • Waterdenes Solicitors, 367 Brockley Road, London, SE4 2AG
  • Apex Solicitors, 163 Rye Lane, London, SE15 4TL

Planning law solicitors in Nunhead regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority

The solicitors listed below are a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in Nunhead specialising in planning law. The solicitors can give expert legal advice on all aspects of planning, including planning applications and appeals
  • Beverley Morris & Co Incorporating Peter Egan & Co, 62 Lewisham High Street, London, London, SE13 5JH
  • Beverley Morris & Co, 35 Montpelier Vale, Blackheath Villiage, London, SE3 0TJ
  • Norton Rose Fulbright Llp, 3 More London Riverside, London, London, SE1 2AQ
  • Bond Dickinson Llp, 4 More London Riverside, London, London, SE1 2AU
  • Gowling Wlg (uk) Llp, 4 More London Riverside, London, London, SE1 2AU

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

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