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Top reasons to let us assist you find a local conveyancing solicitor in St Mary Cray

  • 1 We are the UKs largest domestic conveyancing directory service identifying lender approved property lawyers conducting conveyancing in St Mary Cray registered with the SRA or CLC.
  • 2 St Mary Cray conveyancers work in partnership with St Mary Cray estate agents, house builders, surveyors, banks and other professionals to ensure that the highest level of service is provided to home movers every step of the way, ensuring the smoothest, most stress-free process possible
  • 3 Excellent communication together with a wealth of expertise are key benefits that you should look for when selecting conveyancing solicitors. St Mary Cray home moves can become significantly more protracted as a result of lack of transparency between all the parties. The lawyers we work with ensure that communication channels are open and act on arising issues and developments instantly.
  • 4 Experience means that St Mary Cray property lawyer have established valuable connections with St Mary Cray local estate agents, banks, building societies, landlords and house builders enabling them to liaise at speed with all concerned in the process of undertaking your conveyancing in St Mary Cray.
  • 5 Solicitors that specialise in conveyancing in St Mary Cray regularly deal withlocal issues specific to St Mary Cray and therefore you may benefit from better advice and faster conveyancing.

Examples of recent conveyancing in St Mary Cray since February 2022*

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in St Mary Cray

Do the conveyancing solicitors indexed on your site conduct right to buy conveyancing in St Mary Cray?

We do have plenty of conveyancing specialists carrying out right to buy transactions You should get in touch with the solicitors listed in order to secure a costs illustration.

At what point can the exchange of contracts occur in sale conveyancing in St Mary Cray and do I need to attend the lawyers office?

Where you are local to our conveyancing solicitors in St Mary Cray you are invited in to sign the paperwork. That being said, the law practices we recommend provide countrywide coverage for conveyancing and give just as detailed and professional a job for you when dealing with you electronically. The executing of the contract is not when everything is set in stone. Signing on the dotted line simply enables the conveyancer to address the formalities when the time is right, which is ordinarily shortly after signing. The procedure is nowadays normally dealt with by telephone and can be very rapid, although where an extended "chain" is involved, since the process requires the relevant party's solicitor (not necessarily a conveyancing solicitor in St Mary Cray)to be in the office available at the end of the phone to exchange contracts.

I am thinking of mortgaging my house in St Mary Cray, does my lawyer need to be on the Barclays Solicitor panel?

In theory, you could use a solicitor that is not on the Barclays conveyancing panel, but Barclays would require one of their panel solicitors to be instructed to act in their interests, and you'd have to pay for this - so most people instruct a panel solicitor. It's also easier, as otherwise you'd have to deal with two solicitors for the same conveyancing matter.

Will our lawyer be asking questions about flooding during the conveyancing in St Mary Cray.

The risk of flooding is if increasing concern for conveyancers dealing with homes in St Mary Cray. There are those who buy a property in St Mary Cray, completely expectant that at some time, it may suffer from flooding. However, leaving to one side the physical destruction, if a property is at risk of flooding, it may be difficult to get a mortgage, satisfactory insurance cover, or dispose of the premises. There are steps that can be taken as part of the conveyancing process to forewarn the buyer.

Solicitors are not best placed to give advice on flood risk, but there are a various searches that can be undertaken by the buyer or by their conveyancers which can figure out the risks in St Mary Cray. The standard completed inquiry forms supplied to a purchaser’s lawyer (where the Conveyancing Protocol is adopted) incorporates a standard inquiry of the owner to discover whether the property has suffered from flooding. In the event that flooding has previously occurred and is not revealed by the vendor, then a purchaser may bring a claim for damages stemming from an misleading response. The buyer’s lawyers should also order an enviro search. This will reveal if there is any known flood risk. If so, further investigations should be initiated.

Having checked my lease I have discovered that there are only Sixty One years left on my lease in St Mary Cray. I now wish to get lease extension but my landlord is can not be found. What options are available to me?

If you meet the appropriate requirements, under the Leasehold Reform, Housing and Urban Development Act 1993 you can apply to the County Court for for permission to dispense with the service of the initial notice. This will enable the lease to be extended by the Court. However, you will be required to prove that you or your lawyers have used your best endeavours to locate the landlord. For most situations a specialist may be helpful to carry out a search and to produce a report which can be used as proof that the landlord is indeed missing. It is advisable to get professional help from a property lawyer in relation to investigating the landlord’s absence and the vesting order request to the County Court overseeing St Mary Cray.

After years of negotiations we cannot agree with our landlord on how much the lease extension should cost for our flat in St Mary Cray. Can we issue an application to the Residential Property Tribunal Service?

Most definitely. We are happy to put you in touch with a St Mary Cray conveyancing firm who can help.

An example of a Lease Extension decision for a St Mary Cray flat 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 unexpired term as at the valuation date was 50.57 years.

There are a number of property lawyers listed on your site but can you recommend a good property lawyer to do the buying of a maisonette in St Mary Cray. With any luck we will purchase the flat for £240000 with a mortgage from Lloyds. We live in St Mary Cray but dont mind where they are.

The purpose of this site is limited to being a directory service for conveyancing practitioners who want to be listed as being on the approved conveyancing panel for Lloyds in certain areas such as St Mary Cray . Our intention is not to recommend any specific property lawyer.

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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 firms listed below are a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in St Mary Cray with expertise in commercial conveyancing in St Mary Cray. This should include advice on re-mortgaging commercial property
  • 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

Residential Licensed Conveyancers in St Mary Cray regulated by the CLC

Please be aware that the listed conveyancers do not limit their work for conveyancing in St Mary Cray but also conveyancing across 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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