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Top reasons to use our service to assist you choose a high street conveyancing solicitor in Peckham

  • 1 Experience means that Peckham lawyer have established valuable connections with Peckham local estate agents, banks, building societies, landlords and house builders enabling them to liaise at speed with all parties involved in the process of dealing with your house sale or purchase in Peckham.
  • 2 The firms listed on our directory have a mix of conveyancing solicitors, legal executives and support staff handling over one hundred thousand cases each year.
  • 3 Cut price packages from online conveyancers might seem attractive. However, these firms are often located many miles away with limited appreciation of the factors that impact property transactions in Peckham
  • 4 Peckham solicitor are the key to a successful Peckham conveyancing experience, keeping the process under control. They are on your side throughout, offering dedicated advice for the duration of your transaction
  • 5 The hallmark of our conveyancing solicitors in Peckham is quality not quantity. The level of service offered by conveyancing "factories" (sometimes 'recommended' by national chain estate agents) sometimes falls short of the high standards of professionalism you would hope for.

Examples of recent conveyancing in Peckham since November 2023*

Purchase

of flat Kelly Avenue SE15 5LN, acquired for £290,000. Leasehold conveyancing investigations included: dealing with appropriate requisitions and enquiries, taking formal instructions from and updating the seller client, obtaining official copies of the title

Purchase

of apartment Grove Lane SE5 8SL, sold for £400,000. Leasehold conveyancing investigations included: sending conveyancing papers to buyers representatives, obtaining official copies of the title, setting up the completion formalities

Transfer

of detached residence premises, Hansler Road, SE22 9DJ completing on 17/11/2023 at a price of £1,400,000. The legal transfer of property incorporates some of the following tasks: sending conveyancing papers to buyers representatives, sending the transfer to the vendor for signature in readiness for completion, preparing statement detailing charges

Disposal

of terraced premises, Athenlay Road, SE15 3EJ completing on 10/11/2023 at a price of £850,000. The legal transfer of property incorporates some of the following tasks: sending the transfer to the vendor for execution in readiness for completion, taking formal instructions from and updating the seller client, obtaining official copies of the title

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Peckham

We're in Peckham, FTBs buying with a mortgage (lender is Co-operative , and our lawyer is on the Co-operative conveyancing panel). How long should the conveyancing process take?

The fact that your lawyer is on the Co-operative conveyancing panel is a help. It would almost certainly delay matters if they were not. However, no conveyancer should guarantee a timeframe for your conveyancing, due to third parties outside of your control such as delays caused by lenders,conveyancing search providers or by the other side’s solicitors. The time taken is often determined by the number of parties in a chain.

I need some expedited conveyancing in Peckham as I am faced with pressure to complete inside one month. A home loan is not required. Is it possible to escape the need for conveyancing searches to save money and time?

As you are not taking a mortgage you have the choice not to do searches although no solicitor would recommend that you don't. With plenty of history conveyancing in Peckham the following are examples of issues that can appear and therefore impact future mortgageability: Refused Planning Applications, Outstanding Charges, Overdue Grants, Unadopted Roads,...

I used Stirling Law a few years ago for my conveyancing in Peckham. I now require my file but the law firm has closed. What do I do?

Do contact 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 Peckham of the conveyancing firm of solicitors you previously hired, the name of conveyancing solicitor with whom you had dealings, and the date on which you last had dealings with the firm.

Yesterday I discovered that there is a flying freehold issue on a property I have offered on two weeks back in what should have been a simple, no chain conveyancing. Peckham is where the house is located. Is there any advice you can impart?

Flying freeholds in Peckham are rare but are more likely to exist in relation to terraced houses. Even though you don't necessarily need a conveyancing solicitor in Peckham you must be sure that your lawyer goes through the deeds thoroughly. Your bank may require your conveyancing solicitor to take out an indemnity policy. Some of the more diligent conveyancing solicitors in Peckham may determine 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.

What does commercial conveyancing in Peckham cover?

Non domestic conveyancing in Peckham covers a broad array of services, given by qualified solicitors, relating to business premises. By way of example, this type of conveyancing can cover the sale or purchase of freehold business premises or, more usually, 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 loans and the termination of tenancies.

In scouring the web for the words conveyancing in Peckham it shows results of numerous solicitorslocally. How do I determine which is the suitable solicitor for the sale of my house?

The ideal way of seeking a suitable conveyancer is via trusted referral, so ask colleagues and relatives who have purchased a property in Peckham or a local estate agent or financial adviser. Fees for conveyancing in Peckham differ, so it's sensible to request a minimum of three fee calculations from different companies. Dont forget to clarify what costs in the quote includes.

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Commercial Conveyancing solicitors in Peckham regulated by the SRA

The list below is a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in Peckham with expertise in commercial conveyancing in Peckham. This will likely include advice on buying or selling a shop, pub, restaurant, office, retail unit
  • Apex Solicitors, 163 Rye Lane, London, SE15 4TL
  • Peter Otto & Co Solicitors, 2nd Floor, 151 Rye Lane, Peckham, London, SE15 4TL
  • Gans & Co Solicitors Llp, 214-216 Rye Lane, Peckham, London, SE15 4NL
  • Fitzpatrick & Co, 887 Old Kent Road, London, London, London, SE15 1NL
  • Mountain Partnership Solicitors, 143 New Cross Road, London, SE14 5DJ

Domestic Licensed Conveyancers in Peckham regulated by the Council of Licensed Conveyancers

Please be aware that the listed conveyancers do not limit their work for conveyancing in Peckham but also conveyancing across England and Wales.
  • Walter Saunders, 382 Brockley Road, SE4 2BY
  • Stratega Law Ltd, Sutherland House, W1F 7TE
  • R & C Property Lawyers Llp, 10A Upper Tooting Road, SW17 7PG
  • T J Ball & Company, 49 Leytonstone Road, E15 1JA

Planning law solicitors in Peckham regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority

The practices listed below are a small selection of solicitors in Peckham with expertise in planning law. This could include advice on making sure people do what the planning regulations say
  • 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
  • Cranelaw Nominees Limited, 4 More London Riverside, London, London, SE1 2AU
  • Beverley Morris & Co Incorporating Peter Egan & Co, 62 Lewisham High Street, London, London, SE13 5JH

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

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