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  • 1 The accumulation of transactions means that Shooter's Hill conveyancer have developed very good connections with Shooter's Hill 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 house sale or purchase in Shooter's Hill.
  • 2 We are the UKs most comprehensive residential conveyancing directory service identifying lender approved law practices delivering conveyancing in Shooter's Hill who are regulated by the SRA or CLC.
  • 3 No matter what any other on-line conveyancers say it may be important to visit your lawyer to sign legal papers. There are enough parties with an interest in a house sale without having to include the postman into the equation.
  • 4 There is a strong possibility the the solicitors for the other party are based in Shooter's Hill - if so both parties will be familiar
  • 5 Solicitor conveyancing lawyers have excellent personal links with Shooter's Hill selling agents and work very closely with them and local surveyors so as to ensure transactions proceed expeditiously.

Examples of recent conveyancing in Shooter's Hill since November 2023*

Disposal

of terraced residence, Old Dover Road, SE3 8SU completing on 16/11/2023 at a price of £650,000. The conveyancing process included amongst the various tasks: obtaining official copies of the title, setting up the completion formalities, sending title deeds and signed transfer to buyer’s conveyancer

Sale

of terraced residence, Felhampton Road, SE9 3NT completing on 17/11/2023 at a price of £620,000. The legal transfer of property incorporates some of the following tasks: drafting the sale agreement and Transfer, taking formal instructions from and updating the seller client, setting up the completion formalities

Sale

of terraced property, Berkeley Avenue, DA7 4UB completing on 15/11/2023 at a price of £660,000. The conveyancing process incorporates some of the following tasks: dealing with appropriate requisitions and enquiries, ordering official copies of the title, preparing statement detailing charges

Disposal

of flat Crook Log DA6 8BJ, at buying amount of £255,000. Leasehold conveyancing included: sending the transfer to the seller for signature in readiness for completion, securing official copies of the title, preparing statement detailing charges

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Shooter's Hill

I hired a local solicitor for our conveyancing in Shooter's Hill recently. Looking through the Terms I noteI am on the hook for fees even if the sale doesn't happen. Should I go with them or select an on-line lawyer advertising no completion no cost conveyancing in Shooter's Hill?

Generally there is a concession along the lines that if "No Sale No Fee" is advertised then the conveyancing charges will tend to be be uplifted to offset the cases that do not go ahead. You should be mindful that such schemes tend not to protect you from disbursements e.g. Shooter's Hill conveyancing search charges.

Do all mortgage companies provide you with an approved list of Shooter's Hill conveyancing solicitors? How do you know who is on the Skipton conveyancing panel?

Shooter's Hill conveyancing firms themselves provide us confirmation that they are on the Skipton conveyancing panel as opposed to being supplied with a list from Skipton directly.

About to purchase a new build flat in Shooter's Hill. Conveyancing is necessary evil at the best of times but I have never purchased a new build flat before. Can you give me some examples of some of the questions asked in new build legal work.

Here is a sample of a few leasehold new build questions that you may expect your new-build leasehold conveyancing in Shooter's Hill

    Please confirm the Lease plans are architect prepared. The Landlord must covenant to assume the management if the Management Company goes into liquidation or otherwise defaults in running the management scheme. Where there is an Undertaking being granted there is the risk of forfeiture of the Headlease subject to relief if one or more of the Underlessees are willing to accept the original Head Lessee’s obligations as otherwise relief will be denied to the Underlessees. The only alternatives are the Head Lessor agreeing not to forfeit the Headlease or the Head Lessee guaranteeing to the Underlessees that it will not be in breach of the Headlease. Please supply evidence that the form of Lease proposed has been approved by the Land Registry. Forfeiture - bankruptcy or liquidation must not apply under this provision.

Over the last few months I have been searching for a flat up to £195,000 and identified one near me in Shooter's Hill I like with amenity areas and station nearby, the downside is that it only has 49 years on the lease. I can't really find anything else in Shooter's Hill suitable, so just wondered if I would be making a grave error acquiring a short lease?

Should you need a home loan that many years may be a potential deal breaker. Discount the offer by the anticipated lease extension will cost if not already taken into account. If the current proprietor has owned the property for a minimum of twenty four months you can request that they commence the lease extension formalities and pass it to you. An additional ninety years can be extended on to the current lease term and have £0 ground rent by law. You should consult your conveyancing solicitor regarding this.

In surfing the web for the term cheap conveyancing in Shooter's Hill it reveals many conveyancersin the area. How do I determine which is the right conveyancer for the sale of my house?

The ideal way of choosing the right conveyancer is through a trusted recommendation, so seek the counsel of colleagues and relatives who have bought a property in Shooter's Hill or a local estate agent or financial adviser. Charges for conveyancing in Shooter's Hill differ, so it's a good idea to secure a minimum of three fee calculations from varying types of property lawyers. Make sure that you know what costs in the quote includes.

My partner and I today discovered that one of the directors of the firm acting on the purchase conveyancing in Shooter's Hill is a relative of the vendor. Is this acceptable?

As long as no conflict arises this is permitted. Where you are requiring a mortgage then the bank may have a say as many banks have specific instructions on this. For example for Leeds Building Society as of 15/2/2024, the requirements read as follows :

1.15- May your firm act if the person dealing with the transaction or a member of his immediate family is the borrower?

Yes, provided that:

• a different person deals with the conveyance (i.e. not the borrower);

• there is no conflict of interest and none arises during the transaction; and

• the Law Society guidelines are followed.

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Sample of conveyancing solicitors in Shooter's Hill regulated by the SRA

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

  • Cook Taylor, 3 Thomas Street, Woolwich, London, SE18 6HR
  • Mensons & Associates, 99 Eltham High Street, London, SE9 1TD
  • Hudgell & Partners, 35-36 Market Street, London, SE18 6QP
  • Atlantic Solicitors, Suite 209 Island Business Centre, 18-36 Wellington Street, Woolwich, London, London, SE18 6PF
  • Whitehorse Solicitors, Island Business Centre, 18-36 Wellington Street, London, SE18 6PF

Residential Licensed Conveyancers in Shooter's Hill regulated by the CLC

Please note that the listed conveyancers do not limit their work for conveyancing in Shooter's Hill but also conveyancing across England and Wales.
  • Cain Associates Llp, 297 The Broadway, DA6 8DG
  • Walter Saunders, 382 Brockley Road, SE4 2BY
  • Ducat Law Ltd, TMS House, BR5 3QB
  • T J Ball & Company, 49 Leytonstone Road, E15 1JA

Planning law solicitors in Shooter's Hill regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority

The firms listed below are a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in Shooter's Hill practicing in planning law. This could include advice on tree preservation orders
  • Hadfield & Co, 1 Central Avenue, Welling, Kent, DA16 3AX
  • Beverley Morris & Co, 35 Montpelier Vale, Blackheath Villiage, London, SE3 0TJ
  • Apex Law Llp, 3 The Pantiles, Bexleyheath, Kent, DA7 5HH
  • Beverley Morris & Co Incorporating Peter Egan & Co, 62 Lewisham High Street, London, London, SE13 5JH
  • Wellers Law Group Llp, Tenison House, Tweedy Road, Bromley, Kent, BR1 3NF

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

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