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Conveyancing in Thamesmead : Keep it Local

Top reasons to use our service to assist you choose a local conveyancing solicitor in Thamesmead

  • 1 Firms accustomed to conveyancing in Thamesmead have a grasp oflocal issues peculiar to Thamesmead and therefore you may benefit from better advice and expeditious conveyancing.
  • 2 The Thamesmead conveyancing practitioners that are identified are dedicated to supplying the most cost, efficient and transparent conveyancing service to purchasers, sellers and investors in Thamesmead
  • 3 Thamesmead conveyancing lawyers are likely to have connections at the local Land Registry Office, Local Authority and selling agents
  • 4 No matter what any other companies may claim it just might be necessary to visit your lawyer to sign legal papers. There are various parties with engaged in a homemove without having to add Royal Mail into the pot.
  • 5 Using a local Solicitor in the main means that you will receive a more bespoke service. Online forums often suggest that in choosing a large conveyancing firm, you tend to be looked after by a team of people who who progress matters by reading from their computer screens.

Examples of recent conveyancing in Thamesmead since July 2021*

Sale

of semi-detached property, Hattersfield Close, DA17 5HU completing on 28/07/2021 at a price of £357,000. The conveyancing process incorporates some of the following tasks: taking formal instructions from and updating the seller client, securing official copies of the title, sending title deeds and executed transfer to purchaser’s conveyancer

Sale

of detached residence property, Upper Park Road, DA17 6EN completing on 06/08/2021 at a price of £396,000. The legal transfer of property included amongst the various tasks: drafting the sale agreement and Transfer, dealing with appropriate requisitions and enquiries, sending title deeds and signed transfer to purchaser’s lawyers

Acquisition

of flat Picardy Road DA17 5QP, at a price of £260,000. Leasehold conveyancing work included: ordering official copies of the title, agreeing completion date with parties, preparing statement detailing charges

Disposal

of terraced residence, Gadwall Way, SE28 0DB completing on 16/07/2021 at a price of £375,000. The legal transfer of property incorporates some of the following tasks: drafting the sale agreement and Transfer, dealing with appropriate requisitions and enquiries, sending the transfer to the seller for execution in preparation for completion

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Thamesmead

We are a couple about to sign contracts for a garden flat in Thamesmead. We encountered a stumbling block. Our mortgage offer with Barclays expires on 16/12/2021 but the vendors are insisting on a completion date of 20/12/2021. Can one prolong the mortgage offer?

The person best placed to address this issue is your lawyer who will calculate if they corresponding with the bank, owner’s lawyers, property agents or indeed all parties given the circumstances your house move to date.

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

You should check but the chances are that appoint one of their panel solicitors where you accept the "fee-free" offer. Speak to the bank and see if they offer you a cash alternative. Some banks have previously offered a £250 cashback as a further option in which case that money can go towards your preferred conveyancing solicitor near Thamesmead.

I just bought a property at auction in Thamesmead. Conveyancing is required. What happens now?

Given that you have now exchanged you should retain a conveyancing practitioner quickly as you will have a pending a drop dead date to complete the deal. All auction property will have a corresponding legal pack. This will include the copy title deeds, local authority and drainage searches. If you have purchased leasehold property the conveyancing pack may provide a copy of the lease, management information and a sellers leasehold information form and associated conveyancing paperwork relating to leasehold premises. You must give this to your appointed conveyancing solicitor at the earliest opportunity. You also need to ensure that that you have the requisite funding in place to complete on the on the contractual date .

I'm spending time looking at flats in Thamesmead and I am now considering a potential offer. Is it wise to have a lawyer on ‘stand by’? I am planning to take a mortgage with Coventry BS.

You should start requesting conveyancing estimates from solicitors ASAP. Once you decide who you want to use and once your offer is accepted you can instruct them to work for you and pass their details on to the estate agent. As you are taking out a mortgage with Coventry BS, ask your prospective lawyers if they are on the Coventry BS conveyancing panel otherwise they can't do the mortgage legal work.

My sealed bid on a detached house in Thamesmead has been agreed to, but there is a chain. The sellers have offered on on an apartment, but it’s not yet tied up, and have viewings of other apartments in the pipeline. I have chosen a high street conveyancing solicitor in Thamesmead. What should be my next step? When do I get the mortgage application with Skipton going?

It is normal to have concerns where there is a chain as you are unlikely to want to be too out of pocket prematurely (mortgage application is approx £1k, then valuation, Thamesmead conveyancing search costs, etc). First, you must check that your property lawyer is on the Skipton approved list. Regarding the next phase this very much depends on the uniqueness of your case, desire for this property and on the state of the market. During a hot market the majority of home buyers would apply for a home loan with Skipton and arrange for the valuation and only if it was satisfactory would they request their lawyer to press on with searches.

How does conveyancing in Thamesmead differ for newly converted properties?

Most buyers of new build or newly converted property in Thamesmead approach us having been asked by the seller to exchange contracts and commit to the purchase even before the premises is ready to move into. This is because new home sellers in Thamesmead typically purchase 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 Thamesmead or who has acted in the same development.

Is there anything unique about your site and alternative online quote calculators when it comes to conveyancing in Thamesmead?

At this site obtain a fixed fee quote from a Solicitor or Licensed Conveyancer that appreciates the issues of your conveyancing in Thamesmead. Unlike many estate agents and many comparison sites we are not in the business of charging firms a commission if you appoint them for your property ownership legalities in Thamesmead

Our conveyancing in Thamesmead completes this Friday, but the owners I am purchasing off has asked to move out on the Saturday at 2pm. Can I agree to such a plan?

If you are having a bank loan then your conveyancing practitioner will demand that the premises arevacant on Friday - the lending institution will insist on it.

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Sample of conveyancing solicitors in Thamesmead regulated by the SRA

It is important to note that the listed firms do not limit their work for conveyancing in Thamesmead but also conveyancing throughout England and Wales.

  • Toltops Solicitors, 41 Manton Road, Greenwich, London, London, SE2 0JE
  • Margaret Olusegun, 3 The View, London, Bexley, SE2 0DX
  • Apex Law Llp, 3 The Pantiles, Bexleyheath, Kent, DA7 5HH
  • Rees Myers Solicitors, Gunnery House, 9 - 11 Gunnery Terrace, Royal Arsenal, London, SE18 6SW
  • A&c Solicitors, 2nd Floor, 7-9 Woolwich New Road, London, SE18 6EX

Residential Licensed Conveyancers in Thamesmead regulated by the Council of Licensed Conveyancers

Please note that the listed conveyancers do not limit their work for conveyancing in Thamesmead but also conveyancing across England and Wales.
  • Cain Associates Llp, 297 The Broadway, DA6 8DG
  • Suriya & Douglas, Suite B, 7th Floor, Charter House, IG1 1UF
  • T J Ball & Company, 49 Leytonstone Road, E15 1JA

Planning law solicitors in Thamesmead regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority

The firms listed below are a small selection of solicitors in Thamesmead specialising in planning law. The solicitors can give expert legal advice on all aspects of planning, including development on contaminated land
  • Apex Law Llp, 3 The Pantiles, Bexleyheath, Kent, DA7 5HH
  • Hadfield & Co, 1 Central Avenue, Welling, Kent, DA16 3AX
  • Abdullah Solicitors, 56 Mansfield Road, Ilford, Essex, IG1 3BD
  • Kenneth Elliott & Rowe, Enterprise House, 18 Eastern Road, Romford, Essex, RM1 3PJ
  • Kenneth Elliott And Rowe Llp, Enterprise House, 18 Eastern Road, Romford, Essex, RM1 3PJ

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

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