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Examples of recent conveyancing in Pratt's Bottom since July 2022*

Sale

of semi property, Halstead Lane, TN14 7JY completing on 08/07/2022 at a price of £850,000. The legal transfer of property incorporates some of the following tasks: sending conveyancing papers to buyers representatives, preparing statement detailing charges, sending title deeds and signed transfer to purchaser’s lawyers

Sale

of terraced residence, Court Road, BR6 9BZ completing on 14/07/2022 at a price of £331,000. The legal transfer of property incorporates some of the following tasks: sending conveyancing papers to buyers representatives, securing official copies of the title, sending title deeds and executed transfer to purchaser’s lawyers

Disposal

of house property, Chelsfield Lane, BR6 7RS completing on 04/07/2022 at a price of £537,000. The legal transfer of property included amongst the various tasks: dealing with appropriate requisitions and enquiries, taking formal instructions from and updating the seller client, preparing statement detailing charges

Sale

of house premises, Lodge Close, BR6 0QQ completing on 14/07/2022 at a price of £576,000. The legal transfer of property included amongst the various tasks: taking formal instructions from and updating the seller client, securing official copies of the title, preparing statement detailing charges

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Pratt's Bottom

Would the conveyancing practitioners that you recommend conduct right to buy conveyancing in Pratt's Bottom?

We have identified plenty of conveyancing solicitors who can service right to buy conveyancing Please contact us with a view to secure a conveyancing quote.

Me and my brother own a 4 bedroom Georgian house in Pratt's Bottom. Conveyancing solicitor acted for me and HSBC Bank. I happened to do a free search for it on the Land Registry database and I saw a couple of entries: the first freehold, the second leasehold with the exact same property. If a house is not a freehold shouldn't I have been informed?

You need to read the Freehold register you have again and check the Charges Register as there may be mention of a lease. The best way to be sure that you are also the registered proprietor of the leasehold and freehold title as well is to check (£3). It is not completely unheard of in Pratt's Bottom and other areas of the country and poses no real issues for owners other than when they sell they have to account for both freehold and leasehold interests when dealing with mortgage companies. You can also check the situation with your conveyancing practitioner who carried out the work.

I have been on the look out for a ground for flat up to £195,000 and found one close by in Pratt's Bottom I like with amenity areas and transport links in the vicinity, however it only has 61 years unexpired on the lease. There is not much else in Pratt's Bottom suitable, so just wondered if I would be making a grave error purchasing a lease with such few years left?

Should you require a home loan the shortness of the lease may be a potential deal breaker. Discount the price by the expected lease extension will cost if it has not already been discounted. If the current owner has owned the property for a minimum of 2 years you could request that they start the process of the extension and then assign it to you. You can add 90 years to the current lease term with a zero ground rent applied. You should consult your conveyancing solicitor concerning this.

In my capacity as executor for the will of my uncle I am selling a residence in Cardiff but I am based in Pratt's Bottom. My lawyer (approximately 235 miles from merequires that I execute a statutory declaration prior to the transaction finalising. Can you recommend a conveyancing practitioner in Pratt's Bottom to attest this legal document for me?

Technically speaking you are unlikely to need to have the documents witnessed by a conveyancing solicitor. Ordinarily or notary public or solicitor will do regardless of whether they are Pratt's Bottom based

Having checked my lease I have discovered that there are only 62 years remaining on my lease in Pratt's Bottom. I am keen to extend my lease but my freeholder is can not be found. What are my options?

On the basis that you qualify, under the Leasehold Reform, Housing and Urban Development Act 1993 you can submit an application to the County Court for for permission to dispense with the service of the initial notice. This will mean that your lease can be extended by the Court. However, you will be required to prove that you have made all reasonable attempts to find the freeholder. For most situations an enquiry agent may be useful to carry out a search and prepare a report which can be accepted by the court as proof that the freeholder is indeed missing. It is wise to seek advice from a property lawyer both on investigating the landlord’s disappearance and the application to the County Court covering Pratt's Bottom.

I own a ground-floor 1960’s flat in Pratt's Bottom. Given that I can not reach agreement with the landlord, can the Leasehold valuation Tribunal make a decision on the premium due for the purchase of the freehold?

Most definitely. We are happy to put you in touch with a Pratt's Bottom conveyancing firm who can help.

An example of a Lease Extension decision for a Pratt's Bottom flat is 1 Southlands Court Southlands Road in September 2013. The Leasehold Valuation Tribunal determined that the premium to be paid by the tenant on the grant of a new lease, in accordance with section 56 and Schedule 13 of the Leasehold Reform, Housing and Urban Development Act 1993 was £30,541 This case affected 1 flat. The unexpired residue of the current lease was 50.57 years.

What can I do to determine who owns a property in Pratt's Bottom?

Provided the property is recorded at HMLR, and you have requisite information of the address of the premises, you will be able to view details from the HM Land Registry of the recorded owner for a for less than a fiver.

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Sample of conveyancing solicitors in Pratt's Bottom regulated by the SRA

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

  • Beynons, 113 Glentrammon Road, Orpington, Kent, BR6 6DQ
  • Clarkson Wright & Jakes Ltd, Valiant House, 12 Knoll Rise, Orpington, Kent, BR6 0PG
  • Thomas Dunton Solicitors, 217-219 High Street, Orpington, Kent, BR6 0NZ
  • Pumfrey & Lythaby, 155-159 High Street, Orpington, Kent, BR6 0LN
  • Roger Dean & Co, 134a Main Road, Biggin Hill, Westerham, Kent, TN16 3BA

Residential Landlord and Tenant Conveyancing solicitors in Pratt's Bottom

The firms listed below are a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in Pratt's Bottom practicing in landlord and tenant law and on the regulations governing different types of tenancies. This may include advice on Court proceedings for possession

  • Clarkson Wright & Jakes Ltd, Valiant House, 12 Knoll Rise, Orpington, Kent, BR6 0PG
  • Thomas Dunton Solicitors, 217-219 High Street, Orpington, Kent, BR6 0NZ
  • Pumfrey & Lythaby, 155-159 High Street, Orpington, Kent, BR6 0LN
  • Sharratts (london) Llp, 1 The Old Yard, Rectory Lane, Westerham, Kent, TN16 1JP
  • Dmb Law, The Old Bat and Ball, St. Johns Hill, Sevenoaks, Kent, TN13 3PF

Residential Licensed Conveyancers in Pratt's Bottom regulated by the CLC

Please note that the listed conveyancers do not limit their work for conveyancing in Pratt's Bottom but also conveyancing throughout England and Wales.
  • Peter W Stevens , 107 Maxwell Gardens, BR6 9QT
  • Ducat Law Ltd, TMS House, BR5 3QB

Neighboring Locations

Green Street Green
Goddington
Chelsfield
Pratt's Bottom

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

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