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If you have reached us by Googling ‘Conveyancing in Petts Wood’ follow your intuition — you will have a better house move where you instruct a conveyancing solicitor in Petts Wood.

Reasons to use our Petts Wood conveyancing solicitors

  • 1 Firms that specialise in conveyancing in Petts Wood are familiar with the local issues specific to Petts Wood and therefore you may benefit from better guidance and speedier conveyancing.
  • 2 The Petts Wood conveyancing firms that we work with are dedicated to supplying the most cost, efficient and transparent conveyancing service to purchasers, sellers and remortgagors in Petts Wood
  • 3 On the balance of probabilities the the lawyers for the other party have offices in Petts Wood - if so both parties will be less confrontational
  • 4 Regardless other solicitors advise it just might be important to attend your conveyancer to sign legal papers. There are enough parties involved in a conveyancing transaction without having to add the postman into the mix.
  • 5 Petts Wood property lawyers work in partnership with Petts Wood estate agents, property finders, surveyors, lenders and other professionals to make sure that a quality service is provided to clients every step of the way, helping make the process as straightforward as possible

Examples of recent conveyancing in Petts Wood since April 2021*

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Petts Wood

Willretaining a Petts Wood conveyancing practitioner make the home moving process easier?

Petts Wood is a special area, where local know-how helps. The relaxed pace of life has an upside – just not when it comes to your home move. The conveyancers that we work with combine specialist Petts Wood intelligence with a proactive, hands-onapproach that ensures the conveyancing to progress hassle free. It is a definite plus that they can make use of established rapport with mortgage brokers, search providers, surveyors and counterpart Petts Wood conveyancing firms

At what point does exchange of contracts happen for purchase conveyancing in Petts Wood and am I required to be at the conveyancers office?

If you are in close proximity to our conveyancing solicitors in Petts Wood you are welcome to attend to sign contracts. That being said, the lender approved solicitors we work with offer countrywide coverage for conveyancing and provide just as diligent and professional a job for you when communicating with you digitally. The executing of the purchase agreement is not when everything is set in stone. Signing on the dotted line is just a prerequisite for the solicitor to officially exchange when the time is right, which will usually be very shortly after signing. The exchange process is nowadays normally dealt with by telephone and can be very rapid, although where an extended "chain" is in the mix, since the process requires the relevant party's solicitor (not necessarily a conveyancing solicitor in Petts Wood)to be in the office available at the end of the phone to exchange contracts.

What can a local search inform me concerning the house we're purchasing in Petts Wood?

Petts Wood conveyancing often commences with the ordering local authority searches directly from your local Authority or through a personal search company for example Xpress Legal The local search plays a central part in most Petts Wood conveyancing purchase; that is if you wish to avoid any nasty surprises after you move into your property. The search will reveal information on, amongst other things, details on planning applications applicable to the property (whether granted or refused), building control history, any enforcement action, restrictions on permitted development, nearby road schemes, contaminated land and radon gas; in all a total of thirteen topic areas.

The estate agent has sent us the confirmation of our purchase of a new build flat in Petts Wood. Conveyancing is daunting at the best of times but I have never purchased a new build flat before. What sort of enquires would be asked in new build conveyancing.

Here are examples of a few leasehold new build questions that you should expect your new-build leasehold conveyancing in Petts Wood

    Please supply a car parking plan. Where service of notices and proceedings can be at the property demised please confirm that this can be amended to include simultaneous services at the Lessees’ solicitors’ offices where the Lessee from time to time is not resident in the UK - such solicitors may be varied by notice in writing to the Landlord from time to time but otherwise will be as previously specified. Forfeiture - bankruptcy or liquidation must not apply under this provision. Will the freehold then be transferred for a nominal consideration (not exceeding £100) to the Management Company?

Is it possible to transfer to a new solicitor as I need to find a firm on the Birmingham Midshires conveyancing list. I had appointed a high street conveyancing solicitor in Petts Wood five minutes from me but he is not accepted by Birmingham Midshires

It would be our pleasure to help you select a conveyancing solicitor in Petts Wood on the Birmingham Midshires panel. Please note that the conveyancers that we work with do not pay us commission if you instruct them and are registered with the SRA who oversee all conveyancing solicitors in Petts Wood. Using search facility on this page, you can scrutinise charges for conveyancing solicitors in Petts Wood and throughout England and Wales.

Do I have to pop into the offices of the mortgage company conveyancing panel solicitor to sign the legal charge? If so, I will choose one who does conveyancing in Petts Wood as it will be easier to attend their offices when needed.

As opposed to 12 years ago, most lenders no longer require their conveyancing panel solicitor to witness the borrowers signature. You will still be obliged to provide ID Documents and there are still distinct advantages to using a local solicitor, in your case a conveyancing solicitor 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 Licensed Conveyancers in Petts Wood regulated by the Council of Licensed Conveyancers

Please be aware that the listed conveyancers do not limit their work for conveyancing in Petts Wood but also conveyancing across England and Wales.
  • Ducat Law Ltd, TMS House, BR5 3QB
  • Peter W Stevens , 107 Maxwell Gardens, BR6 9QT
  • Cain Associates Llp, 297 The Broadway, DA6 8DG

Planning law solicitors in Petts Wood regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority

The list below is a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in Petts Wood practicing in planning law. This will likely include advice on applications about listed buildings and conservation areas
  • Batchelors, Charles House, 35 Widmore Road, Bromley, Kent, BR1 1RW
  • Wellers Law Group Llp, Tenison House, Tweedy Road, Bromley, Kent, BR1 3NF
  • A E Short, 144 Bromley Road, Beckenham, Kent, BR3 6PG
  • Hadfield & Co, 1 Central Avenue, Welling, Kent, DA16 3AX
  • Beverley Morris & Co, 35 Montpelier Vale, Blackheath Villiage, London, SE3 0TJ

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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