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Sidcup Conveyancing Statistics*

  • 1 72% freehold and 28% leasehold conveyancing in Sidcup for this year to date
  • 2 Average time frame of 44 days for registration of title in Sidcup
  • 3 Average time from start to completion was 84 days for conveyancing in Sidcup
  • 4 Percentage of cases in Sidcup that are buy to let is 4%
  • 5 Average Land Registry Fee for this year to date was £270

Examples of recent conveyancing in Sidcup since June 2022*

Sale

of apartment Chatswood Mews DA14 6FB, at buying consideration of £386,000. Leasehold conveyancing included: drafting the sale agreement and Transfer, sending conveyancing papers to buyers representatives, setting up the completion formalities

Sale

of semi-detached property, Christchurch Road, DA15 7HQ completing on 24/06/2022 at a price of £1,200,000. The legal transfer of property included amongst the various tasks: dealing with appropriate requisitions and enquiries, preparing statement detailing charges, sending title deeds and signed transfer to buyer’s solicitor

Sale

of apartment Cloudeseley Close DA14 6TF, at buying consideration of £307,500. Leasehold conveyancing included: sending conveyancing papers to buyers representatives, taking formal instructions from and updating the seller client, setting up the completion formalities

Disposal

of semi residence, Sydney Road, DA14 6RA completing on 30/06/2022 at a price of £580,000. The conveyancing process incorporates some of the following tasks: drafting the sale agreement and Transfer, obtaining official copies of the title, preparing statement detailing charges

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Sidcup

Can you recommend a Britannia allowed Sidcup conveyancing practice finish our home move within two weeks? Am I best advised to choose a local Sidcup practice or a national firm?

We can recommend some very good Sidcup conveyancing firms. You can also walk up the main road in Sidcup. Go in to a couple of firms and request to speak with a conveyancing solicitor for a quote. Explain your deadline together with your reasons and ask for an assurance on your deadline. Appoint the lawyer that appears most efficient.

My bank has recommended solicitors on their panel based in Sidcup but I would rather instruct a conveyancing lawyer in Sidcup local to me. Are you able to assist?

Far from all Sidcup conveyancing practices are approved and listed on all lender’s conveyancing panel. Use our search tool to find a Sidcup conveyancing solicitor on the on the mortgage company panel.

I acquired my house on 3 April and the transaction details is yet to be on the land registry website. Any reason for this? My conveyancing solicitor in Sidcup said it should be formalised in less than a month. Are transfers in Sidcup uniquely lengthy to register?

There is nothing unique about conveyancing in Sidcup registration formalities. Rather than based on location, timescales can differ depending on the party submitting the application, whether there are errors and whether the Land registry communicate with any other persons or bodies. As of today roughly three quarters of submission are fully dealt with within two weeks but some can be subject to longer hold-ups. Historically registration takes place after the buyer has moved in to the premises thus registration formalities is not always primary concern but if it is urgent that the the registration takes place urgently then you or your lawyers must communicate with the Registry to express the reasoning for an expedited registration.

Yesterday I discovered that there is a flying freehold element on a property I have offered on a fortnight ago in what was supposed to be a quick, no chain conveyancing. Sidcup is where the house is located. Can you offer any opinion?

Flying freeholds in Sidcup are unusual but are more likely to exist in relation to terraced houses. Even where you use a solicitor outside Sidcup you must be sure that your lawyer goes through the deeds diligently. Your lender may require your conveyancing solicitor to take out an indemnity policy. Some of the more diligent conveyancing solicitors in Sidcup may ascertain that this is not enough and that the deeds be re-written to give you the most up to date legal protection. If so, the next door neighbour also had to sign up to the revised deeds.It is possible that your lender will not accept the situation so the sooner you find out the better. You should also check with your insurance broker as to whether they will insure a flying freehold residence.

How simple is it to use your search app to get a quote from a conveyancing solicitor in Sidcup on the approved list for my mortgage?

First pick a bank such as Lloyds TSB Bank, Norwich and Peterborough Building Society or Nottingham Building Society then choose your preferred area a common one being Sidcup. Conveyancing organisations in Sidcup and across England and Wales will then be listed.

All being well we will complete our sale of a £275,000 apartment in Sidcup in six days. The freeholder has quoted £384 for Landlord’s certificate, building insurance schedule and previous years statements of service charge. Is it legal for a freeholder to charge such fees for a flat conveyance in Sidcup?

Sidcup conveyancing on leasehold apartments normally requires the buyer’s conveyancer sending enquiries for the landlord to answer. Although the landlord is not legally bound to address these enquiries most will be willing to assist. They are entitled to levy a reasonable administration fee for responding to enquiries or supplying documentation. There is no set fee. The average fee for the paperwork that you are referring to is over three hundred pounds, in some transactions it exceeds £800. The management information fee levied by the landlord must be accompanied by a summary of entitlements and obligations in relation to administration charges, without which the charge is technically not due. In reality you have little choice but to pay whatever is requested of you if you want to sell the property.

Having spent months of dialogue we simply can't agree with our landlord on how much the lease extension should cost for our flat in Sidcup. Does the Leasehold Valuation Tribunal have jurisdiction to calculate the appropriate figures?

in cases where there is a absentee freeholder or if there is dispute about what the lease extension should cost, under the relevant statutes it is possible to make an application to the Leasehold Valuation Tribunal to arrive at the premium.

An example of a Lease Extension decision for a Sidcup property is 103a Footscray Road in January 2014. The tribunal determines that the premium payable for the extended lease should be £34,500 according to the expert witness valuation calculation This case related to 1 flat.

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Sample of conveyancing solicitors in Sidcup regulated by the SRA

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

  • 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
  • Pishon Gold Limited, Chislehurst Business Centre, 1 Bromley Lane, Chislehurst, Kent, BR7 6LH

Residential Landlord and Tenant Conveyancing solicitors in Sidcup

The firms listed below are a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in Sidcup with expertise in landlord and tenant law and on the regulations governing different types of tenancies. This will likely include advice on Leasehold Valuation Tribunal proceedings

  • 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
  • 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 Sidcup regulated by the SRA

The list below is a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in Sidcup practicing in commercial conveyancing in Sidcup. This could include advice on buying or selling a shop, pub, restaurant, office, retail unit
  • 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

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

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