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

Logical reasons to use our service to assist you find a local conveyancing solicitor in Sidcup

  • 1 Cut price packages from online conveyancers might be tempting. However, these firms are often based hundreds of miles away with limited understanding of the factors that affect property transactions in Sidcup
  • 2 Sidcup conveyancers have a crucial advantage when it comes to Sidcup conveyancing as they have important local knowledge of local authority requirements, planning policies and other matters that can impact your sale or purchase
  • 3 The accumulation of transactions means that Sidcup property lawyer have established valuable working relationships with Sidcup local estate agents, banks, building societies, landlords and house builders enabling them to liaise at speed with all parties involved in the process of undertaking your house sale or purchase in Sidcup.
  • 4 The hallmark of our conveyancing solicitors in Sidcup is quality not quantity. The level of service offered by conveyancing "factories" (sometimes 'recommended' by national chain estate agents) sometimes falls short of the level of professionalism you will expect.
  • 5 Retaining the services of a local Solicitor in the main results in a more personal touch. Sometimes when dealing with a an online conveyancing factory, you tend to be looked after by a team of people who who progress matters by reading from their computer screens.

Examples of recent conveyancing in Sidcup since June 2020*

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Sidcup

Souldusing a Sidcup conveyancing firm make my purchase more efficient?

Existing third party connections is an important consideration when appointing conveyancing lawyers. Sidcup conveyancers often have long term relationships with financial advisers and agents, local authorities, surveyors and other conveyancing firms meaning the whole process is going to be much more straightforward for you. Having specialist knowledge of the local area is an advantage.

Me and my partner are soon to exchange buying a house in Sidcup but as a result of wreckage from the recent storms I have managed to agree recompense from the owner in the sum of £2k taking the form of a deduction in the price. This was going to be addressed as part of amending the contract but Yorkshire BS will not permit this. Why were they notified?

The property lawyer that is on the Yorkshire BS approved list is obliged to disclose to Yorkshire BS of any amendments to the purchase price. If you were to refuse your conveyancer to report the price change to Yorkshire BS then they would have to discontinue acting for you. In addition, Yorkshire BS and you would have to appoint a new solicitor for your conveyancing in Sidcup.

Me and my partner are buying a flat in Sidcup. It might be a silly question but how we can trust a lawyer? On completion day we have to send our life savings into their account. What is the protection we have from them run away with our deposit?

Be assured that all money in a Solicitors client account is 100% safe, and even if your Solicitor ran off with it, the Law Society would reimburse you fully.

I'm the sole beneficiary of my late mum's will with all property in now in my sole name, including the my former home in Sidcup. The Sidcup property was put into my name in August. I now wish to sell up. I understand that there is a CML six month 'rule', meaning my property ownership will be regarded the same way as if I'd bought the property in August. Is the property unsalable for six months?

The Council of Mortgage Lenders’ handbook requires solicitors to: "report to us immediately if the owner or registered proprietor has been registered for less than six months." By the strict wording you might be affected by that. many lenders would take a practical view as this requirement primarily exists to capture subsales or the flipping of properties.

I have a mortgage with Nottingham for my property in Sidcup. Conveyancing has been completed a year ago. Should I wish to rent out the flat and do not currently have a buy-to-let mortgage do I need to remortgage to a BTL mortgage or inform Nottingham?

Nottingham must be informed of your intention in advance of renting your property as this is likely to be a breach of Nottingham’s mortgage conditions. It may be that Nottingham will allow you to rent out your former home without needing to switch to a buy-to-let mortgage but some lenders will add a surcharge to your mortgage rate to reflect the higher risk. You should contact Nottingham directly. You need not do this via a Nottingham conveyancing panel firm.

Should commercial conveyancing searches reveal impending roadworks that may affect a commercial land in Sidcup?

Many commercial conveyancing solicitors in Sidcup will conduct a SiteSolutions Highways report as it dramatically cuts the time that conveyancers expend in sourcing accurate data on highways that impact buildings and development assets in Sidcup. The search result provides definitive information on the adoption status of roads, footpaths and verges, as well as the implication of traffic schemes and the rights of way surrounding a commercial development sites in Sidcup.

For each commercial conveyancing transaction in Sidcup it is crucial to investigate the adoption status of roads surrounding a site. Failure to identify developments where adoption procedures have not been addressed adequately may result in delays to Sidcup commercial conveyancing deals as well as pose a risk to future intentions for the site. These searches are not carried out for domestic conveyancing in Sidcup.

I used Stirling Law several years past for my conveyancing in Sidcup. I now require my file however cannot find the solicitor. What do I do?

You should contact the Solicitors Regulatory Authority (SRA) to assist in tracing 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 Sidcup of the conveyancing firm of solicitors you previously instructed, the name of conveyancing solicitor with whom you had dealings, and the date on which you last had dealings with the firm.

I need to retain a conveyancing solicitor for my conveyancing in Sidcup. I've discover a site which looks to be the perfect answer If it is possible to get all formalities completed via phone that would be preferable. Should I be concerned? What should out be looking out for?

As usual with these online conveyancers you need to read ALL the small print - did you notice the extra charge for dealing with the mortgage?

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Commercial Conveyancing solicitors in Sidcup regulated by the SRA

The list below is a small selection of solicitors in Sidcup with expertise in commercial conveyancing in Sidcup. This may include advice on taking a commercial lease as a tenant
  • Klr Solicitors Limited, 63a High Steet, Sidcup, Kent, DA14 6DW
  • Renier Gillies Limited, 25 High Street, Sidcup, Kent, DA14 6ED
  • Braund & Fedrick, 13 Market Parade, High Street, Sidcup, Kent, DA14 6EP
  • Woolsey Morris & Kennedy, 100 Station Road, Sidcup, Kent, DA15 7DT
  • Strube & Co, 70 St James Way, Sidcup, Kent, London, Kent, DA14 5HF

Residential Licensed Conveyancers in Sidcup regulated by the Council of Licensed Conveyancers

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

Planning law solicitors in Sidcup regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority

The solicitors listed below are a small selection of solicitors in Sidcup with expertise in planning law. This could include advice on special planning controls
  • Hadfield & Co, 1 Central Avenue, Welling, Kent, DA16 3AX
  • Apex Law Llp, 3 The Pantiles, Bexleyheath, Kent, DA7 5HH
  • Batchelors, Charles House, 35 Widmore Road, Bromley, Kent, BR1 1RW
  • Wellers Law Group Llp, Tenison House, Tweedy Road, Bromley, Kent, BR1 3NF
  • Beverley Morris & Co, 35 Montpelier Vale, Blackheath Villiage, London, SE3 0TJ

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

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