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Top 5 reasons to use our service to help you find a high street conveyancing solicitor in St Mary Cray

  • 1 Cut price packages from online conveyancers might seem attractive. However, these organisations are often located many miles away with limited understanding of the factors that affect property transactions in St Mary Cray
  • 2 St Mary Cray property lawyers are likely to acquainted with the local Land Registry Office, Local Authority and property agents
  • 3 The mark of a good conveyancing solicitor in St Mary Cray is quality not quantity. The level of service offered by conveyancing "factories" (sometimes 'recommended' by national chain estate agents) often falls short of the high standards of professionalism you would hope for.
  • 4 No matter what any alternative companies may claim it just might be necessary to visit your conveyancer to sign legal papers. There are various parties with engaged in a house sale without having to add Royal Mail into the equation.
  • 5 Solicitors accustomed to conveyancing in St Mary Cray regularly deal withlocal concerns peculiar to St Mary Cray and therefore you may benefit from better guidance and faster conveyancing.

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

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in St Mary Cray

Unfortunately I am unable to travel far from St Mary Cray. Is there a reason why all St Mary Cray conveyancing practitioners are not on all mortgage company panels?

Banks highlight the fact that solicitor-led fraud is considered to be responsible for millions of pounds of fraud every year.The dismissal of law firms from lender panels started with the rise in mortgage fraud, which prompted a thematic review by the FSA in 2011. Its outcome included recommendations for mortgage companies to review their conveyancing panels, which kicked off a major policy change in the sector. This resulted in lenders removing less reputable firms off their official list of approved conveyancers .

Do banks and building societies provide you with an approved list of St Mary Cray conveyancing solicitors? How do you know who is on the Lloyds conveyancing panel?

St Mary Cray conveyancing firms themselves provide us confirmation that they are on the Lloyds conveyancing panel as opposed to being supplied with a list from Lloyds directly.

I am planning to acquire a flat and need a conveyancing solicitor in St Mary Cray who is on the TSB conveyancing. Can you recommend a local solicitor?

Our service is limited to being a directory service for firms who wish to listed as being on the approved conveyancing panel for TSB in certain locations such as St Mary Cray. We dont recommend any particular firm.

The deeds to my property can not be found. The conveyancers who did the conveyancing in St Mary Cray 5 years ago no longer exist. What are my next steps?

You no longer need to hold title original deeds to evidence that you are the registered proprietor of land or property, given that the Land Registry hold details of all registered land or property electronically.

Yesterday I discovered that there is a flying freehold issue on a property I put an offer in two weeks back in what should have been a quick, no chain conveyancing. St Mary Cray is where the house is located. Is there any guidance you can give?

Flying freeholds in St Mary Cray are rare but are more likely to exist in relation to terraced houses. Even though you don't necessarily need a conveyancing solicitor in St Mary Cray you would need to get your solicitor to go through the deeds very carefully. Your lender may require your conveyancing solicitor to take out an indemnity policy. Some of the more diligent conveyancing solicitors in St Mary Cray may determine 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 property.

Should I appoint a St Mary Cray conveyancing solicitor based in the location that I am hoping to buy? An old friend can deal with the legal work however his firm is located approximately 350miles drive away.

The benefit of a high street St Mary Cray conveyancing firm is that you can drop in to execute paperwork, present your ID and pester them where appropriate. Having local St Mary Cray know how is a plus. That being said it's more important to get someone that will pull out all the stops for you. If you know people who instructed your friend and on the whole were content that must outweigh using an unknown St Mary Cray conveyancing solicitor solely due to them being local.

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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 buying and selling small and large scale commercial property and agricultural land
  • 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

Domestic Licensed Conveyancers in St Mary Cray regulated by the Council of Licensed Conveyancers

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

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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