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Conveyancing in Petts Wood : Keep it Local

Main reasons to let us assist you select a high street conveyancing solicitor in Petts Wood

  • 1 Cut price packages from online conveyancers might seem attractive. However, these companies are often based hundreds of miles away with limited appreciation of the factors that affect property transactions in Petts Wood
  • 2 Experience means that Petts Wood property lawyer have developed valuable links with Petts Wood local estate agents, banks, building societies, landlords and property developers enabling them to liaise at speed with all concerned in the process of dealing with your conveyancing in Petts Wood.
  • 3 Petts Wood solicitors will be familiar with the local Land Registry Office, Local Authority and property agents
  • 4 Our site is the first site offering you the facility to check that your conveyancing in Petts Wood will be carried out by a property lawyer on your bank member panel.
  • 5 Chances are that the the lawyers for the other party are located in Petts Wood - if so both parties will have worked on conveyancing matters in the past

Examples of recent conveyancing in Petts Wood since February 2021*

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Petts Wood

We were about to choose a conveyancing solicitor in Petts Wood listed using your comparison tool but have come across some other costs illustrations on the internet look cheaper – why is this?

There are many firms of websites promoting alleged £99 conveyancing, unfortunately it’s common in such cases for extracosts end up with the final bill being escalated. Solicitors are duty bound to ensure charges listed in terms of business should be transparent and reasonable raised The law firms that we put forward for conveyancing in Petts Wood genuinely set out all costs for a domestic conveyancing case.

I have given 2 months notice to my current landlord and have to leave my rented apartment in Petts Wood by 16/6/2021. Conveyancing for my house purchase is underway. How realistic is it to complete in three weeks as I wish to avoid having to move into temporary accommodation?

Generally one should not serve notice for your letting unless your lawyer suggests that you should. Assuming that you have not previously done so, notify to your conveyancer and request that they apply pressure on the other lawyers, try to get a realistic time scale from them that everyone will aim towards

Is there a reason why leasehold purchase conveyancing in Petts Wood costs more?

Petts Wood leasehold properties involve far more paperwork than a freehold purchase, and therefore takes more time to examine and advise upon.Conveyancing will involve the lease having to be checked which is usually a lengthy document, queries raised to ensure that the covenants and conditions have been observed. If it is a flat there will be a management company in existence and the accounts of this will need to be checked and enquiries raised to ensure it is operating efficiently and that all monies due have been paid by the Seller to the company and if not ensuring that money is paid up to date or the appropriate undertakings obtained.

The Petts Wood conveyancing lawyers that I recently instructed on my house acquisition in Petts Wood have suddenly closed. I chose them because I had to have a lawyer on the Santander conveyancing panel and my preferred Petts Wood lawyer was not. I paid them money on account. What are my options?

Assuming that you have an Estate Agent in the equation then let them know immediately so that they advise the vendors that there may be a slight delay due to the problems encountered. Most sellers would be sympathetic and urge their lawyer to send a new set of papers to your new solicitors. You will need to appoint new lawyers that are on the Santander conveyancing panel and notify the lender. If you have paid over any money, it will hopefully be held by the SRA as money in an intervened firm's bank accounts is transferred to the SRA. Then, the SRA or the intervention agent looks at the intervened firm's accounts to work out who the money belongs to. To claim your money you will need to contact the SRA. If the SRA cannot return money you are owed from the firm's bank accounts, or if they can only return part of the money, you can apply to the Compensation Fund for a grant. Your new lawyers should be in a position to assist.

Is it possible to change solicitor as I need to retain one who is on the Nationwide Building Society conveyancing panel. I was using a local conveyancing solicitor in Petts Wood round the corner but the firm is not approved by Nationwide Building Society

We will our best to assist in finding you a conveyancing solicitor in Petts Wood on the Nationwide Building Society panel. Please note that the solicitors that we list do not pay us a referral fee if you instruct them and are under regulation of the SRA who regulate all conveyancing solicitors in Petts Wood. In making use of search facility on this site, you can contrast costs for conveyancing solicitors in Petts Wood and throughout England and Wales.

I see that you have a post code search directory listing firms on the mortgage company conveyancing panel. Do Petts Wood conveyancing companies pay you a commission if I appoint them for my conveyancing?

We are a listing service only for law firms wishing to communicate if they are on the lender conveyancing panel or other lender panels. We do not charge referral fees to the any conveyancer that you subsequently appoint for your conveyancing in Petts Wood.

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Sample of conveyancing solicitors in Petts Wood regulated by the SRA

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

  • Clarkson Wright & Jakes Ltd, Valiant House, 12 Knoll Rise, Orpington, Kent, BR6 0PG
  • Pumfrey & Lythaby, 155-159 High Street, Orpington, Kent, BR6 0LN
  • Thomas Dunton Solicitors, 217-219 High Street, Orpington, Kent, BR6 0NZ
  • Pishon Gold Limited, Chislehurst Business Centre, 1 Bromley Lane, Chislehurst, Kent, BR7 6LH
  • Preston Mellor Harrison, 30 High Street, Chislehurst, Kent, BR7 5AS

Residential Landlord and Tenant Conveyancing solicitors in Petts Wood

The list below is a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in Petts Wood practicing in landlord and tenant law and on the regulations governing different types of tenancies. This should include advice on Terms and conditions of tenancy agreements

  • Clarkson Wright & Jakes Ltd, Valiant House, 12 Knoll Rise, Orpington, Kent, BR6 0PG
  • Pumfrey & Lythaby, 155-159 High Street, Orpington, Kent, BR6 0LN
  • Thomas Dunton Solicitors, 217-219 High Street, Orpington, Kent, BR6 0NZ
  • Pishon Gold Limited, Chislehurst Business Centre, 1 Bromley Lane, Chislehurst, Kent, BR7 6LH
  • Cader Solicitors, Chislehurst Business Centre, 1 Bromley Lane, Chislehurst, Kent, BR7 6LH

Commercial Conveyancing solicitors in Petts Wood regulated by the SRA

The list below is a small selection of solicitors in Petts Wood specialising in commercial conveyancing in Petts Wood. This should include advice on buying or selling a shop, pub, restaurant, office, retail unit
  • Clarkson Wright & Jakes Ltd, Valiant House, 12 Knoll Rise, Orpington, Kent, BR6 0PG
  • Pumfrey & Lythaby, 155-159 High Street, Orpington, Kent, BR6 0LN
  • Thomas Dunton Solicitors, 217-219 High Street, Orpington, Kent, BR6 0NZ
  • Preston Mellor Harrison, 30 High Street, Chislehurst, Kent, BR7 5AS
  • Tinklin Springall, Devonshire House, Elmfield Road, Bromley, Kent, BR1 1TF

Neighboring Locations

Elmstead
Chislehurst
Petts Wood
Locksbottom
Green Street Green
Orpington

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

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