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Reasons to use our Thamesmead conveyancing solicitors

  • 1 Lawyer conveyancing solicitors have very good personal links with Thamesmead selling agents and work very closely with them and local surveyors so as to ensure transactions proceed expeditiously.
  • 2 Our site offers most comprehensive domestic conveyancing directory service identifying bank approved law practices carrying out conveyancing in Thamesmead who are regulated by the SRA or CLC.
  • 3 Thamesmead conveyancers are likely to acquainted with the local Land Registry Office, Local Authority and selling agents
  • 4 This site is the first site offering you the facility to check that your conveyancing in Thamesmead will be carried out by a property lawyer on your mortgage lender’s authorised panel.
  • 5 Thamesmead lawyers work in conjunction with Thamesmead estate agents, property finders, surveyors, lenders and other professionals to make sure that the highest level of service is provided to clients every step of the way, never losing sight of the time-critical nature behind your conveyancing transaction

Examples of recent conveyancing in Thamesmead since January 2019*

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Thamesmead

We are acquiring a newly built duplex in Thamesmead and my solicitor is telling me that she is duty bound to the lender to disclose incentives from the seller. The Estate Agents are hassling me to sign contracts and I have no desire to delay deal. Is my lawyer right?

You should not exchange unless you have been advised to do so by your conveyancing practitioner. A precondition to being on a mortgage company panel is to comply with the UK Finance Lenders’ Handbook requirements. The CML Conveyancing Handbook requires that your lawyer have the appropriate Disclosure of Incentive form completed by the developer and accepted by your lender.

Why do I have to pay up front for conveyancing in Thamesmead?

Where you are retaining lawyers for conveyancing in Thamesmead your lawyer will ask you put them with monies to cover the the cost of the conveyancing searches. Generally this is requested to cover the fees of the conveyancing searches. If any down payment is as part of the total price then this will be required immediately ahead of exchange of contracts. Any further balance that is needed will be payable a couple of days prior to the completion date.

My grandfather passed away six months ago and as sole heir and executor I was left the house in Thamesmead. The house had a relatively small loan left on it of around £8000. I want to have the title changed into my name whilst I re-mortgage to UBS, pay off the mortgage. Is this allowed?

Given you intend to re-mortgage then UBS will require that you use a conveyancer on the UBS conveyancing panel. Here is link to the Land Registry online guidance around what to do when a property owner dies. This will help you to understand the registration process behind changing the details re the registered title. in your case it would appear that you are effectively purchasing the property from the estate. Your UBS conveyancing panel solicitor pays the new mortgage money into the estate, the estate pays off the old mortgage, the charge is released and you become the owner and the UBS mortgage is registered as a charge at the Land Registry.

How does conveyancing in Thamesmead differ for newly converted properties?

Most buyers of new build or newly converted property in Thamesmead come to us having been asked by the builder to exchange contracts and commit to the purchase even before the premises is constructed. This is because builders in Thamesmead usually acquire the real estate, 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 property lawyers 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 used to new build conveyancing in Thamesmead or who has acted in the same development.

Due to the advice of my in-laws I had a survey completed on a property in Thamesmead prior to appointing conveyancers. I have been told that there is a flying freehold element to the house. Our surveyor advised that some lenders tend refuse to issue a mortgage on a flying freehold home.

It depends who your proposed lender is. Bank of Scotland has different requirements for example to Birmingham Midshires. Should you wish to call us we can check with the relevant lender. If you lender is happy to lend one our lawyers can assist as they are accustomed to dealing with flying freeholds in Thamesmead. Conveyancing will be smoother if you use a solicitor in Thamesmead especially if they are familiar with such properties in Thamesmead.

Hoping to buy a property located in Thamesmead and I am already nervous. I couldn't find anything specific about Thamesmead. Conveyancing will be needed in due course but do you know about the Thamesmead area? or perhaps some other tips you can share?

Rather than looking online forget looking online you should go and have a look at Thamesmead. In the meantime here are some basic statistics that we found

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Residential Landlord and Tenant Conveyancing solicitors in Thamesmead

The firms listed below are a small selection of solicitors in Thamesmead with expertise in landlord and tenant law and on the regulations governing different types of tenancies. This will likely include advice on wrongful eviction

  • Bloomfield Solicitors, The Thames Innovation Centre, 2 Veridion Way, Erith, Kent, DA18 4AL
  • Toltops Solicitors, 41 Manton Road, Greenwich, London, London, SE2 0JE
  • Margaret Olusegun, 3 The View, London, Bexley, SE2 0DX
  • Aa & Co Solicitors, 60 A Plumstead High Street, Plumstead, London, SE18 1SL
  • A O & Associates Solicitors, 51 Lakedale Road, London, London, SE18 1PR

Domestic 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 throughout 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 list below is a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in Thamesmead with expertise in planning law. The solicitors can give expert legal advice on all aspects of planning, including applications about listed buildings and conservation areas
  • 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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