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Selecting the right solicitor is the most important decision when it comes to your Sydenham house move

5 reasons to let us assist you choose a local conveyancing solicitor in Sydenham

  • 1 Sydenham conveyancers work in partnership with Sydenham estate agents, house builders, surveyors, lenders and other professionals to make sure that the highest level of service is provided to home movers every step of the way, offering all the advice and support you require
  • 2 Excellent communication and pure property experience are key benefits that you should value when choosing conveyancing solicitors. Sydenham home moves can be made a lot more stressful 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.
  • 3 Sydenham conveyancing lawyers will acquainted with the local Land Registry Office, Local Authority and property agents
  • 4 Cut price packages from online conveyancers might seem attractive. However, these companies are often located many kilometers away with little appreciation of the factors that affect property transactions in Sydenham
  • 5 On the balance of probabilities the other side’s conveyancers have offices in Sydenham - if so sets of solicitors will have worked on conveyancing matters in the past

Examples of recent conveyancing in Sydenham since September 2019*

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Sydenham

Our conveyancer has discovered a a problem with the lease for the property we are purchasing in Sydenham. The seller’s lawyers have offered defective title insurance as a solution. We are happy with insurance and will pay for it. Our lawyer has advised that he must be satisfied that the mortgage company is happy with this solution. Who is the client here, us or the mortgage company ?

The short answer to your last question is that, notwithstanding the potential for a conflict of interest, you and the bank are the client. Your lawyer must comply with the UK Finance Lenders’ Handbook requirements. The UK Finance Lenders’ Handbook conditions require your lawyer to disclose issues such as defects with the lease so that the lender can be afforded the opportunity to check with their valuer as to the extent that the value of the property is affected. Should you refuse to allow your lawyer to make the appropriate notification then your property lawyer will have no choice but to discontinue acting for you.

We are expecting a mortgage offer soon. The lender mentioned the home loan came with free conveyancing. Is the implication that I have to instruct their panel lawyer as I would much rather use a Sydenham based conveyancing firm?

You should check but the the probability is that give you one of their panel lawyers should you take up the "fee-free" offer. Call the bank to ask if they allow a monetary alternative. Some mortgage companies have previously offered a £250 cashback as an alternative in which case you could put that amount towards the cost for your conveyancing solicitor in Sydenham.

I am purchasing my first flat in Sydenham with a mortgage from Barclays Direct. The builders would not budge the price so I negotiated five thousand pounds worth of fixtures and fittings instead. The property agent advised me not to tell my solicitor about this side-deal as it would put at risk my loan with Barclays Direct. Do I keep my lawyer in the dark?.

All lenders require a Disclosure of Incentives Form from the developer of any new build, converted or renovated property, It is available online from the Lenders’ Handbook page on the CML website. CML form is completed and handed to the lender's surveyor when the inspection is done.

Lenders have different policies on incentives. Some accept none at all, cash or physical, while others will accept cash incentives up to 5%.

Hard to understand why the representative of a builder would be suggesting you withold information from a solicitor when all this will be clearly visible on forms the builder has to supply to its solicitor, the buyer's solicitor and the surveyor.

I've recently found out that there is a flying freehold element on a property I put an offer in two weeks back in what was supposed to be a simple, chain free conveyancing. Sydenham is the location of the property. Can you shed any light on this issue?

Flying freeholds in Sydenham are not the norm but are more likely to exist in relation to terraced houses. Even though you don't necessarily need a conveyancing solicitor in Sydenham you must be sure that your lawyer goes through the deeds diligently. Your mortgage company may require your conveyancing solicitor to take out an indemnity policy. Some of the more diligent conveyancing solicitors in Sydenham may decide 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.

Is there anything unique about your site and alternative online quote calculators for conveyancing in Sydenham?

At this site get a fixed fee costs illustration via a Solicitor or Licensed Conveyancer that has a full understanding of the issues of your conveyancing in Sydenham. As opposed to estate agents and brokerage sites we do not have commission arrangements with solicitors. Many agents and online brokers 'recommend' the firm who pay the highest commission, as opposed to the best value conveyancing in Sydenham

My brother has recommend that I appoint his lawyers for conveyancing in Sydenham. Should I use them?

No doubt the best way to select a conveyancing solicitor is to have recommendations from friends or relatives who have actually used the conveyancer that you are are thinking of instructing.

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Residential Landlord and Tenant Conveyancing solicitors in Sydenham

The list below is a small selection of solicitors in Sydenham practicing in landlord and tenant law and on the regulations governing different types of tenancies. This may include advice on wrongful eviction

  • Rose Samuel Odele & Partners, 252 Kirkdale, Sydenham, London, SE26 4NL
  • Monioro Less & Co, Suite 209, Regents House, 291 Kirkdale, Sydenham, London, London, SE26 4QD
  • Kirvan Bond Solicitors, 107 High Street, Penge, London, SE20 7DT
  • Ewings & Co, 148 High Street, London, SE20 7EU
  • Armstrong & Co, 2 Dartmouth Road, London, SE23 3XU

Commercial Conveyancing solicitors in Sydenham regulated by the SRA

The firms listed below are a small selection of solicitors in Sydenham specialising in commercial conveyancing in Sydenham. This will likely include advice on re-mortgaging commercial property
  • Charles Clarke & Co, 77 High Street, London, SE20 7HW
  • Kirvan Bond Solicitors, 107 High Street, Penge, London, SE20 7DT
  • Ewings & Co, 148 High Street, London, SE20 7EU
  • Armstrong & Co, 2 Dartmouth Road, London, SE23 3XU
  • Ablitts, Unit 24, Metro Business Centre, Kangley Bridge Road, London, SE26 5BW

Planning law solicitors in Sydenham regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority

The solicitors listed below are a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in Sydenham specialising in planning law. This may include advice on applications about listed buildings and conservation areas
  • A E Short, 144 Bromley Road, Beckenham, Kent, BR3 6PG
  • Beverley Morris & Co Incorporating Peter Egan & Co, 62 Lewisham High Street, London, London, SE13 5JH
  • Wellers Law Group Llp, Tenison House, Tweedy Road, Bromley, Kent, BR1 3NF
  • Batchelors, Charles House, 35 Widmore Road, Bromley, Kent, BR1 1RW
  • Beverley Morris & Co, 35 Montpelier Vale, Blackheath Villiage, London, SE3 0TJ

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

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