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Top reasons to let us help you find a high street conveyancing solicitor in Stockwell

  • 1 Stockwell solicitors work in partnership with Stockwell estate agents, house builders, surveyors, lenders and other professionals to make sure that a quality service is provided to buyers and sellers every step of the way, ensuring the smoothest, most stress-free process possible
  • 2 The accumulation of transactions means that Stockwell property lawyer have established excellent working relationships with Stockwell local estate agents, banks, building societies, landlords and property developers enabling them to liaise at speed with all concerned in the process of dealing with your home move in Stockwell.
  • 3 Cut price packages from online conveyancers might be tempting. However, these organisations are often located hundreds of kilometers away with little understanding of the factors that affect property transactions in Stockwell
  • 4 Personal touch and a wealth of local knowledge are key benefits that you should seek when selecting conveyancing solicitors. Stockwell home moves can become a lot more stressful due to poor communication between all the parties. The lawyers we work with endeavour to make sure that communication channels are open and act on arising issues and developments expeditiously.
  • 5 The mark of a good conveyancing solicitor in Stockwell is quality not quantity. The level of service offered by conveyancing "factories" (sometimes 'recommended' by large estate agency chains) often falls short of the high standards of professionalism you will expect.

Examples of recent conveyancing in Stockwell since May 2019*

Transfer

of apartment Hubert Grove SW9 9PD, at buying amount of £711,000. Leasehold conveyancing included: sending conveyancing papers to buyers representatives, sending the transfer to the vendor for signature in readiness for completion, taking formal instructions from and updating the seller client

Conveyance

of flat Sandmere Road SW4 7PX, at a price of £485,000. Leasehold conveyancing legalities included: sending conveyancing papers to buyers representatives, sending the transfer to the vendor for signature in preparation for completion, agreeing completion date with parties

Conveyance

of flat Ballater Road SW2 5QP, at a price of £400,000. Leasehold conveyancing due diligence included: sending the transfer to the seller for signature in preparation for completion, obtaining official copies of the title, agreeing completion date with parties

Conveyance

of apartment Milles Square SW9 8GA, acquired for £530,000. Leasehold conveyancing work included: sending conveyancing papers to buyers representatives, preparing statement detailing charges, setting up the completion formalities

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Stockwell

I am under pressure from the mortgagee in possession of a property in Stockwell to complete within four weeks. What can I do to accelerate the legal process?

Where you are under time constraints for your conveyancing it is highly recommended that your solicitor is familiar with the location as they will have local connections and know-how. It is even conceivable that they could have handled otherhouses in the same street. Therefore consider using a Stockwell conveyancing firm. Second, double check that the lawyer is on the on the approved list for your mortgage company. It is estimated that just under twenty per cent of Stockwell conveyancing transactions are held up or jeopardised after finding out that a purchaser’s lawyer was not on their mortgage lender’s panel. In many cases this discovery resulted in the buying process being delayed by as much as 21 days. It is claimed that this issue affects in the region of 100,000 home sales every year. Almost all Stockwell conveyancing firms can not act for certain mortgage companies so do check at the outset.

It is a dozen years since I acquired my home in Stockwell. Conveyancing lawyers have just been appointed on the sale but I am unable to track down my title documents. Is this a major issue?

You need not be too concerned. First the deeds may be with the lender or they could still be with the solicitor who acted in the purchase. Secondly the chances are that the title will be recorded at the land registry and you will be able to prove you are the registered owner by your conveyancing lawyers obtaining current official copies of the land registers. Most conveyancing in Stockwell relates to registered property but in the rare situation where your property is unregistered it adds to the complexity but is not insurmountable.

Are the BSA intent on creating a search tool with a view to to identify practices on the Loughborough BS conveyancing panel for example in Stockwell?

We would not expect to be advised of any plans on the part of the BSA to promote such a register.

I have todaydiscovered that Action Conveyancing have been shut down. They conducted my conveyancing in Stockwell for a purchase of a leasehold apartment 9 months ago. How can I check that the property is registered correctly in the name of the former proprietor?

The quickest method to check if the premises is registered to you, you can carry out a search of the land registry (£3.00). You can either do this yourself or ask a law firm to do this for you. If you are not registered you can seek help from one of a number of Stockwell conveyancing specialists.

About to purchase a new build flat in Stockwell. Conveyancing is necessary evil at the best of times but I have never purchased a new build flat before. Can you give me some examples of some of the questions asked in new build conveyancing.

Set out below is a sample of a selection of leasehold new build questions that you can expect your new-build leasehold conveyancing in Stockwell

    If there are lifts in the building, please confirm that the owners of flats on the ground and basement floors will not be required to contribute towards the cost of maintenance and renewal. Will control of the Management Company (if any) be handed over to purchasers on completion of the last sale or earlier? Has the Lease plan been approved by the Land Registry and if not when will they be lodged for this purpose? The Vendor must covenant to keep unsold units in good repair until long leases are granted therefore. Please confirm the Lease plans are surveyor prepared.

I need to appoint a conveyancing solicitor for my conveyancing in Stockwell. I have chance upon a web site which looks to be the perfect offering If there is a chance to get all formalities completed via email that would be ideal. Should I be wary? What are the potential pitfalls?

As usual with these online conveyancers you need to read ALL the small print - did you notice the extra charge for dealing with the mortgage?

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Residential Landlord and Tenant Conveyancing solicitors in Stockwell

The firms listed below are a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in Stockwell practicing in landlord and tenant law and on the regulations governing different types of tenancies. This will likely include advice on Terms and conditions of tenancy agreements

  • Charles Allotey & Co, 140-142 Stockwell Road, London, United Kingdom, SW9 9TQ
  • Clapham Law Llp, 9 Bedford Road, Clapham, London, SW4 7SH
  • Callistes, 146 Acre Lane, London, SW2 5UT
  • Lambeth Solicitors, 463-465 Brixton Road, Brixton, London, London, SW9 8HL
  • Alpha Rocks Solicitors, 8 Arlington Parade, Brixton Hill, London, SW2 1RH

Commercial Conveyancing solicitors in Stockwell regulated by the SRA

The list below is a small selection of solicitors in Stockwell practicing in commercial conveyancing in Stockwell. This could include advice on commercial leases including all matters relating to landlord and tenant law
  • Clapham Law Llp, 9 Bedford Road, Clapham, London, SW4 7SH
  • Lambeth Solicitors, 463-465 Brixton Road, Brixton, London, London, SW9 8HL
  • Alpha Rocks Solicitors, 8 Arlington Parade, Brixton Hill, London, SW2 1RH
  • Streathers Clapham Llp, 53 Clapham High Street, London, SW4 7TG
  • Wainwright & Cummins Llp, 57-61 Atlantic Road, London, London, SW9 8PU

Domestic Licensed Conveyancers in Stockwell regulated by the CLC

Please note that the listed conveyancers do not limit their work for conveyancing in Stockwell but also conveyancing throughout England and Wales.
  • R & C Property Lawyers Llp, 10A Upper Tooting Road, SW17 7PG
  • Stratega Law Ltd, Sutherland House, W1F 7TE
  • Walter Saunders, 382 Brockley Road, SE4 2BY

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

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