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Conveyancing in St Mary Cray : Keep it Local

Reasons to use our St Mary Cray conveyancing solicitors

  • 1 St Mary Cray property lawyers will acquainted with the local Land Registry Office, Local Authority and selling agents
  • 2 Using a high street Solicitor in the main results in a more bespoke service. When using a large conveyancing firm, your matter is handled by a team of people who check what is happening on the file by reading from their computer screens.
  • 3 Cut price packages from online conveyancers might seem attractive. However, these organisations are often based many kilometers away with limited understanding of the factors that impact property transactions in St Mary Cray
  • 4 Lawyer conveyancing firms have valuable personal connections with St Mary Cray selling agents and work very closely with them and local surveyors so as to ensure transactions proceed expeditiously.
  • 5 Our site is the only site offering you the ability to check that your conveyancing in St Mary Cray will be carried out by a conveyancer on your lender’s conveyancing panel.

Examples of recent conveyancing in St Mary Cray since October 2019*

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in St Mary Cray

We were about to retain a conveyancing solicitor in St Mary Cray found by you but have come across alternative quotes on the internet appear less pricey – how come?

You can find plenty of conveyancing companies advertising theoretically looks to be cut price. You should think twice about how important this transaction is to you that want to be penny wise pound foolish over the standard of the conveyancing. Many of them list a bargain quote to entice you but hide extra costs in the fine print..

When can the exchange of contracts happen for purchase conveyancing in St Mary Cray and am I required to be at the solicitors branch?

Where you are near to one of the conveyancing solicitors in St Mary Cray you are welcome to come in to sign documents. However, the law practices we recommend supply countrywide coverage for conveyancing and provide just as comprehensive and professional a job for you when dealing with you by post or email. The signing of the contract is not the point of no return. Signing on the dotted line is necessary for the firm to officially exchange at the suitable time, 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.

My wife and I are buying a flat in St Mary Cray. I might seem paranoid but how we can trust a solicitor? At some point we have to put funds into their account. What is the protection we have from them run away with our deposit?

Be assured that all money in a Solicitors client account is 100% safe, and even if your Solicitor ran off with it, the Law Society would reimburse you fully.

My wife and I buying a victorian detached house in St Mary Cray. We would like to carry out a loft conversion at the property.Will legal work on the property involve checks to determine if these works are permitted?

Your property lawyer should review the registered title as conveyancing in St Mary Cray will occasionally identify restrictions in the title documents which prohibit certain changes or necessitated the consent of a 3rd party. Many additions call for local authority planning permissions and approval in accordance building regulations. Many areas are designated conservation areas and special planning restrictions apply which often prevent or impact extensions. You should check these things with a surveyor ahead of any purchase.

We have a mortgage agreed in principle with TSB. St Mary Cray conveyancing solicitors are appointed. What is the average time that one could expect to receive a mortgage offer from TSB?

Some lenders take longer than others. Have TSB completed the valuation? Have you informed TSB as to your lawyers' details and checked that your lawyers are on the TSB conveyancing panel? It is not unusual for a mortgage offer to take a month to come through.

How does conveyancing in St Mary Cray differ for newly converted properties?

Most buyers of new build premises in St Mary Cray approach us having been asked by the housebuilder to sign contracts and commit to the purchase even before the property is constructed. This is because new home sellers in St Mary Cray usually buy the site, plan the estate and want to get the plots sold off as they are building the properties. Buyers, therefore, will have to exchange contracts without actually seeing the house they are buying. To reduce the chances of losing the property, buyers should instruct conveyancers as soon as the property is reserved and mortgage applications should be submitted quickly. Due to the fact that it could be several months and even years between exchange of contracts and completion, the mortgage offer may need to be extended. It would be wise to use a lawyer who specialises in new build conveyancing especially if they are accustomed to new build conveyancing in St Mary Cray or who has acted in the same development.

My husband and I are 17 days into a leasehold purchase having been recommend to conveyancers by the selling agent to handle our conveyancing in St Mary Cray. I am am very dissatisfied with the quality of service. Can you help me find new lawyers?

A lawyer would need to be very bad in order to consider changing them. Has the mortgage offer been issued? In the event that it has you will need to inform them of the new lawyer and get the mortgage documents are issued to the new lawyers. Your new solicitor ideally should be on the banks approved list to avoid supplemental charges and delays. So that should be your first question of the new conveyancers. Our search tool should assist you in finding a lender approved conveyancer for your conveyancing in St Mary Cray

What type of property do your St Mary Cray conveyancing quotes apply to?

Our conveyancing quotes are only relevant to standard residential homes in England & Wales. If you have any different needs for example industrial or agricultural land or commercial conveyancing in St Mary Cray please contact us to consider your requirements .

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Residential Landlord and Tenant Conveyancing solicitors in St Mary Cray

The firms listed below are a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in St Mary Cray specialising in landlord and tenant law and on the regulations governing different types of tenancies. This could include advice on Service charge disputes

  • 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
  • Cader Solicitors, Chislehurst Business Centre, 1 Bromley Lane, Chislehurst, Kent, BR7 6LH
  • Pishon Gold Limited, Chislehurst Business Centre, 1 Bromley Lane, Chislehurst, Kent, BR7 6LH

Commercial Conveyancing solicitors in St Mary Cray regulated by the SRA

The firms listed below are a small selection of solicitors in St Mary Cray with expertise in commercial conveyancing in St Mary Cray. This will likely include advice on buying or selling a shop, pub, restaurant, office, retail unit
  • 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 solicitors listed below are a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in St Mary Cray specialising in planning law. The solicitors can give expert legal advice on all aspects of planning, including 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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