Can you recommend a Godiva Mortgages Ltd sanctioned Stockwell conveyancing practice that can complete within two weeks? Would it be better to use a high street Stockwell firm or an internet comparison site?
We can recommend some very good Stockwell conveyancing firms. You can also walk up the main road in Stockwell. Go in to some well established firms and ask to speak with a conveyancing solicitor for a quote. Discuss your deadline together with the reasons and ask for an assurance on speed. Select the one that you are most comfortable with.
In what way does my ID and proof of funds have anything to do with my conveyancing in Stockwell? What am I being asked for?
It is indeed that case that these requests have nothing to do with conveyancing in Stockwell. However these days you can not complete any conveyancing deal without first submitting evidence of your identity. This usually takes the form of a either your passport or driving licence plus a bank statement. Remember if you are providing your driving licence as evidence of ID it must be both the paper part as well as the photo card part, one is not satisfactory without the other.
Evidence of your origin of monies is required in accordance with the Money Laundering Regulations. Don’t be offended when when this is requested of you as your lawyer will need to retain this information on record. Your Stockwell conveyancing practitioner will need to see evidence of proof of funds prior to accepting any money from you into their client account and they will also ask further queries regarding the origin of funds.
Are there restrictive covenants that are commonly picked up as part of conveyancing in Stockwell?
Covenants that are restrictive in nature can be picked up when reviewing land registry title as part of the process of conveyancing in Stockwell. An 1874 stipulation that was seen was ‘The houses to be erected on the estate are each to be of a uniform elevation in accordance with the drawings to be prepared or approved by the vendor’s surveyor…’
Hoping to buy a property located in Stockwell and I am already nervous. I couldn't find anything specific about Stockwell. Conveyancing will be needed in due course but do you know about the Stockwell area? or perhaps some other tips you can share?
Rather than looking online forget looking online you should go and have a look at Stockwell. In the meantime here are some basic statistics that we found
My partner has encouraged me to appoint his lawyers for conveyancing in Stockwell. Should I find my own solicitor?
There are no two ways about it the ideal way to select a conveyancing lawyer is to have recommendations from friends or family who have actually previously instructed the firm that you are considering.
What are your top tips when it comes to appointing a Stockwell conveyancing practice to deal with our lease extension?
If you are instructing a property lawyer for lease extension works (regardless if they are a Stockwell conveyancing firm) it is imperative that he or she should be familiar with the legislation and specialises in this area of work. We advise that you talk with two or three firms including non Stockwell conveyancing practices before you instructing a firm. Where the conveyancing practice is ALEP accredited then so much the better. The following questions might be useful:
If they are not ALEP accredited then what is the reason? How many lease extensions has the firm conducted in Stockwell in the last year?
I am the registered owner of a ground floor flat in Stockwell. Given that I can not reach agreement with the freeholder, can the Leasehold valuation Tribunal make a decision on the amount due for the purchase of the freehold?
in cases where there is a missing freeholder or if there is disagreement about what the lease extension should cost, under the Leasehold Reform, Housing and Urban Development Act 1993 it is possible to make an application to the First-tier Tribunal (Property Chamber) to assess the premium.
An example of a Freehold Enfranchisement matter before the tribunal for a Stockwell flat is 3 Tintern Street in February 2010. The tribunal had jurisdiction to make a decision on the price of the freehold of the subject premises and concluded that the premium should be £24,630.00 This case affected 2 flats. The unexpired residue of the current lease was 73.69 years.