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5 reasons to let us help you select a local conveyancing solicitor in St Mary Cray

  • 1 The hallmark of our conveyancing solicitors in St Mary Cray is quality not quantity. The level of service offered by conveyancing "factories" (sometimes 'recommended' by large estate agency chains) often falls short of the level of professionalism you will expect.
  • 2 Firms that specialise in conveyancing in St Mary Cray are familiar with the local concerns peculiar to St Mary Cray and therefore you may benefit from better advice and speedier conveyancing.
  • 3 Experience means that St Mary Cray solicitor have established excellent links with St Mary Cray local estate agents, banks, building societies, landlords and house builders enabling them to liaise at speed with all parties involved in the process of handling your home move in St Mary Cray.
  • 4 Our site is the first site that enables you the ability to ensure that your property ownership legalities in St Mary Cray will be carried out by a property lawyer on your mortgage lender’s approved panel.
  • 5 St Mary Cray solicitors have a significant advantage when it comes to St Mary Cray conveyancing as they have valuable local knowledge of local authority requirements, planning policies and other issues that will affect your sale or purchase

Examples of recent conveyancing in St Mary Cray since July 2021*

Transfer

of semi residence, Millfield Close, BR5 2LQ completing on 13/08/2021 at a price of £397,500. The conveyancing process incorporates some of the following tasks: sending conveyancing papers to buyers representatives, dealing with appropriate requisitions and enquiries, setting up the completion formalities

Disposal

of semi residence, Amherst Drive, BR5 2HJ completing on 09/08/2021 at a price of £425,000. The legal transfer of property included amongst the various tasks: sending the transfer to the seller for execution in readiness for completion, preparing statement detailing charges, sending title deeds and executed transfer to buyer’s lawyers

Disposal

of terraced premises, Silverdale Road, BR5 2LU completing on 05/08/2021 at a price of £410,000. The conveyancing process incorporates some of the following tasks: sending conveyancing papers to buyers representatives, sending the transfer to the seller for signature in readiness for completion, agreeing completion date with parties

Sale

of semi-detached premises, Ascot Road, BR5 2JE completing on 23/07/2021 at a price of £450,000. The conveyancing process included amongst the various tasks: sending conveyancing papers to buyers representatives, ordering official copies of the title, setting up the completion formalities

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in St Mary Cray

My bank has recommended solicitors on their panel based in St Mary Cray but I would rather choose a conveyancing lawyer in St Mary Cray or nearer to where I live. Are you able to assist?

It is by no means the case that all St Mary Cray conveyancing practitioners are approved and listed on all lender’s conveyancing panel. Please make the most of the above search tool to choose a St Mary Cray conveyancing conveyancer on the on the bank panel.

I need some quick conveyancing in St Mary Cray as I am under pressure to sign on the dotted line within 4 weeks. A mortgage is not required. Can I avoid the conveyancing searches to save fees and time?

If.Given you are are a cash buyer you have the choice not to have searches conducted although no solicitor would suggest that you don't. With lots of history conveyancing in St Mary Cray the following are examples of what can appear and therefore affect future saleability: Refused Planning Applications, Outstanding Charges, Outstanding Grants, Road Schemes,...

I used Arc property Solicitors a few years past for my conveyancing in St Mary Cray. Now, I need the files however cannot find the solicitor. What do I do?

Do 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 St Mary Cray 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.

Is it simple use the search app to locate a conveyancing lawyer in St Mary Cray on the panel for my mortgage?

Step one is to select a lender such as Birmingham Midshires, Skipton Building Society or Platform Home Loans Ltd then choose your location a common one being St Mary Cray. Conveyancing practices in St Mary Cray and further afield should be listed.

I am intending to rent out my leasehold apartment in St Mary Cray. Conveyancing solicitor who did the purchase is retired - so can't ask her. Is permission from the freeholder required?

Your lease dictates the relationship between the landlord and you the flat owner; in particular, it will set out if subletting is not allowed, or permitted but only subject to certain conditions. The rule is that if the lease contains no specific ban or restriction, subletting is permitted. Most leases in St Mary Cray do not contain subletting altogether – such a clause would adversely affect the market value the flat. In most cases there is a basic requirement that the owner notifies the freeholder, possibly sending a copy of the tenancy agreement.

I am the leaseholder of a a ground floor purpose built flat in St Mary Cray. Given that I can not reach agreement with the landlord, can the Leasehold valuation Tribunal make a decision on the amount due for the purchase of the freehold?

if there is a absentee freeholder or where there is dispute about what the lease extension should cost, under the relevant legislation you can apply to the First-tier Tribunal (Property Chamber) to calculate the price payable.

An example of a Lease Extension decision for a St Mary Cray premises is 1 Southlands Court Southlands Road in September 2013. The Leasehold Valuation Tribunal determined that the premium to be paid by the tenant on the grant of a new lease, in accordance with section 56 and Schedule 13 of the Leasehold Reform, Housing and Urban Development Act 1993 was £30,541 This case was in relation to 1 flat. The remaining number of years on the lease was 50.57 years.

To what extent are St Mary Cray conveyancing solicitors duty bound by the Law Society to issue transparent conveyancing figures?

Contained within the Solicitors Code of Conduct are specific rules and regulations as to how the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) allow solicitors to publicise their charges to clients.The Law Society have a practice note giving advice on how to publicise transparent charges to avoid breaching any such rule. Practice notes are not legal advice issued by the Law Society and is not intended as the only standard of good practice a conveyancing solicitor should adhere to. The Practice Note does, however, constitute the Law Society’s view of acceptable practice for publicising conveyancing charges, and accordingly it’s a recommended read for any solicitor or conveyancer in St Mary Cray or beyond.

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Sample of conveyancing solicitors in St Mary Cray regulated by the SRA

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

  • Pumfrey & Lythaby, 155-159 High Street, Orpington, Kent, BR6 0LN
  • Thomas Dunton Solicitors, 217-219 High Street, Orpington, Kent, BR6 0NZ
  • Clarkson Wright & Jakes Ltd, Valiant House, 12 Knoll Rise, Orpington, Kent, BR6 0PG
  • Pishon Gold Limited, Chislehurst Business Centre, 1 Bromley Lane, Chislehurst, Kent, BR7 6LH
  • Strube & Co, 70 St James Way, Sidcup, Kent, London, Kent, DA14 5HF

Commercial Conveyancing solicitors in St Mary Cray regulated by the SRA

The list below is a small selection of solicitors in St Mary Cray with expertise in commercial conveyancing in St Mary Cray. This could include advice on commercial leases including all matters relating to landlord and tenant law
  • Pumfrey & Lythaby, 155-159 High Street, Orpington, Kent, BR6 0LN
  • Thomas Dunton Solicitors, 217-219 High Street, Orpington, Kent, BR6 0NZ
  • Clarkson Wright & Jakes Ltd, Valiant House, 12 Knoll Rise, Orpington, Kent, BR6 0PG
  • Strube & Co, 70 St James Way, Sidcup, Kent, London, Kent, DA14 5HF
  • Braund & Fedrick, 13 Market Parade, High Street, Sidcup, Kent, DA14 6EP

Planning law solicitors in St Mary Cray regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority

The list below is a small selection of solicitors in St Mary Cray specialising in planning law. This will likely include advice on special planning controls
  • Batchelors, Charles House, 35 Widmore Road, Bromley, Kent, BR1 1RW
  • Wellers Law Group Llp, Tenison House, Tweedy Road, Bromley, Kent, BR1 3NF
  • Hadfield & Co, 1 Central Avenue, Welling, Kent, DA16 3AX
  • A E Short, 144 Bromley Road, Beckenham, Kent, BR3 6PG
  • Apex Law Llp, 3 The Pantiles, Bexleyheath, Kent, DA7 5HH

Neighboring Locations

Chislehurst
Foots Cray
St Paul's Cray
Ruxley
St Mary Cray
Orpington
Goddington

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

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