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Sidcup Conveyancing Statistics*

  • 1 Average Land Registry Fee for this year to date was £270
  • 2 Average time frame of 30 days for registration of title in Sidcup
  • 3 September was the busiest month and November was the next busiest month while August was the least busiest month of the year for conveyancing in Sidcup
  • 4 Percentage of cases in Sidcup that are buy to let is 25%
  • 5 115 is the median number of years remaining on leases in Sidcup

Examples of recent conveyancing in Sidcup since May 2019*

Purchase

of apartment Lansdown Road DA14 4EN, acquired for £225,000. Leasehold conveyancing legalities included: drafting the sale agreement and Transfer, sending conveyancing papers to buyers representatives, dealing with appropriate requisitions and enquiries

Purchase

of flat Longlands Road DA15 7LZ, purchased for £223,000. Leasehold conveyancing legalities included: dealing with appropriate requisitions and enquiries, taking formal instructions from and updating the seller client, preparing statement detailing charges

Transfer

of detached residence property, Knoll Road, DA14 4QT completing on 10/05/2019 at a price of £378,500. The conveyancing process incorporates some of the following tasks: drafting the sale agreement and Transfer, dealing with appropriate requisitions and enquiries, securing official copies of the title

Sale

of terraced property, Wren Road, DA14 4NE completing on 10/05/2019 at a price of £419,000. The legal transfer of property included amongst the various tasks: drafting the sale agreement and Transfer, sending conveyancing papers to buyers representatives, preparing statement detailing charges

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Sidcup

Having been told to check out your web site we were going to use a conveyancing solicitor in Sidcup found on your site but have come across some other fee calculations on the internet appear less expensive – why is this?

You can find numerous firms promoting supposedly cut-price conveyancing, but additionalfees end up with the final fee being inflated. Solicitors ought to ensure fees outlined in terms and conditions should be transparent and reasonable raised The conveyancers that we put forward for conveyancing in Sidcup genuinely set out all costs for a standard conveyancing matter.

We are buying a flat and need a conveyancing solicitor in Sidcup who is on the Clydesdale solicitor panel. Can you recommend a local solicitor?

Our service is limited to being a directory service for firms who wish to be listed as being on the approved conveyancing panel for Clydesdale . We don't recommend any particular firms conducting conveyancing in Sidcup.

Having spent time reading consumer advice sites for an online lawyer in Sidcup, many advise that I should instruct a CQS kitemarked lawyer. Can you explain what CQS is?

The Law Society's Conveyancing Quality Scheme is the recognised kitemark for legal experts in the legal transfer of properties, trusted by some of the UK's biggest banks. In 2011-12 the Conveyancing Quality Scheme was officially recognised by the Building Societies Association (BSA). The scheme does not cover licenced conveyancers. Sidcup is one of the numerous areas in England and Wales where there are CQS lawyers.

Do I find a Licenced Conveyancer or Solicitor for conveyancing in Sidcup?

There are many registered licenced Conveyancers in Sidcup and Solicitor firms in Sidcup who can assist with your conveyancing It is important to make clear that the two are regulated professionals specialising in the legal aspects of transferring property. They may both also conduct associated property related work such as remortgage conveyancing, enfranchisement and transfer of equity conveyancing.

I am helping my sister sell her house in Sidcup. Does the conveyancer arrange the energy performance certificate or it is for me to see to?

Following the demise of Home Information Packs, EPC’s was kept a required part of selling a property. An energy performance certificate should be commissioned before the property is advertised. This is not something that lawyers ordinarily arrange. If you are using a Sidcup conveyancing solicitor they might be willing to arrange energy performance certificates given their relationships with reputable local accredited person

I have paid off my mortgage with Kent Reliance. I assume I don't need a Sidcup property lawyer on the Kent Reliance panel to remove the mortgage at the Land Registry. Please confirm.

If you have finished paying off your Kent Reliance mortgage, they may send you evidence showing that you have paid it off. Alternatively they may notify the Land Registry directly. The Land Registry need to see this evidence before they will remove the Kent Reliance mortgage from the register. Kent Reliance, and any evidence they send you, will determine the action you need to take. In cases where no conveyancer is acting for you and you have paid off your mortgage:

  1. but are not moving to another property
  2. where Kent Reliance has sent the Land Registry the discharge electronically, and
  3. Kent Reliance has instructed the Land Registry to do so
The Land Registry will send you a letter confirming that your Kent Reliance mortgage has been paid off.

About to purchase a new build apartment in Sidcup. Conveyancing is necessary evil 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 Sidcup

    Please supply a car parking plan. The Lease must contain a provision on behalf of the Vendor to pay the service charges in respect of unoccupied units in order to ensure that all services can be provided. Investor purchasers must be able to freely grant unsecured tenancies at market rents without requiring any consents. The Landlord must covenant to assume the management if the Management Company goes into liquidation or otherwise defaults in running the management scheme. Has the Lease plan been approved by the Land Registry and if not when will they be lodged for this purpose?

My financial adviser has suggested using their conveyancer for our conveyancing in Sidcup - Surely it’s easier to just use them?

You need to establish if the estate agent is recommending a lawyer or introducing to a lawyer. There are plenty of Sidcup estate agents who recommend two or three Sidcup conveyancing firms purely based on those lawyers offering a great service.

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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

Commercial Conveyancing solicitors in Sidcup regulated by the SRA

The firms listed below are a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in Sidcup specialising in commercial conveyancing in Sidcup. This could include advice on buying and selling small and large scale commercial property and agricultural land
  • 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

Planning law solicitors in Sidcup regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority

The solicitors listed below are a small selection of solicitors in Sidcup practicing in planning law. The solicitors can give expert legal advice on all aspects of planning, including development on contaminated land
  • 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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