My friend's uncle is a conveyancer. I suspect that I will receive friends and family pricing for conveyancing, but if not, what level of costs would I typically be looking at for conveyancing in South Kensington?
It’s wise to get two or three conveyancing quotes. Make use of our search tool on this page. The charges will contrast greatly but the service one can expect differ between solicitors as is the case with most professions.
Do the conveyancing practitioners that you recommend perform right to buy conveyancing in South Kensington?
We do have numerous conveyancing conveyancers carrying out right to buy conveyancing Do get in touch with the lawyers listed with a view to get a costs calculation.
Are the South Kensington conveyancing solicitors identified as being on the Aldermore conveyancing panel, together with their details provided by Aldermore?
South Kensington conveyancing firms themselves provide us confirmation that they are on the Aldermore conveyancing panel as opposed to being supplied with a list from Aldermore directly.
I used Arc property Solicitors several years ago for my conveyancing in South Kensington. I now require my papers but cannot find the solicitor. What do I do?
You should contact the Solicitors Regulatory Authority (SRA) to help locate 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 South Kensington of the conveyancing firm of solicitors you previously retained, the name of conveyancing solicitor with whom you had dealings, and the date on which you last had dealings with the firm.
I have been on the look out for a ground for flat up to £195,000 and found one round the corner in South Kensington I like with amenity areas and railway links in the vicinity, the downside is that it's only got 61 years unexpired on the lease. There is not much else in South Kensington for this price, so just wondered if I would be making a mistake acquiring a lease with such few years left?
Should you need a home loan that many years may be a potential deal breaker. Reduce the price 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 2 years you may request that they commence the lease extension formalities and then assign it to you. You can add 90 years to the existing lease term and have £0 ground rent by law. You should speak to your conveyancing solicitor regarding this matter.
Is it best to instruct a South Kensington conveyancing practitioner based in the location that I am hoping to buy? An old friend can execute the legal formalities but her office is approximately 350miles drive away.
The benefit of a high street South Kensington conveyancing firm is that you can pop in to sign documents, deliver your identification documents and apply pressure on them where appropriate. Having local South Kensington know how is a benefit. That being said nothing is more important than finding someone that will pull out all the stops for you. If other friends have instructed your friend and they were impressed that should outweigh using an unfamiliar South Kensington conveyancing solicitor solely due to them being based in the area.