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Logical reasons to let us assist you choose a high street conveyancing solicitor in Victoria Docks

  • 1 Solicitors accustomed to conveyancing in Victoria Docks are familiar with the local concerns specific to Victoria Docks and therefore you may benefit from better advice and faster conveyancing.
  • 2 Victoria Docks solicitor are the linchpin to a successful Victoria Docks conveyancing experience, keeping the process under control. They are on your side throughout, offering dedicated advice for the duration of your transaction
  • 3 Personal touch together with a wealth of expertise are key benefits that you should seek when choosing conveyancing solicitors. Victoria Docks conveyancing can become a lot more complicated because of lack of transparency between all the parties. The lawyers listed ensure that the lines of communication are open and act on arising issues and developments instantly.
  • 4 Solicitor conveyancing solicitors have very good personal links with Victoria Docks selling agents and work very closely with them and local surveyors so as to ensure transactions proceed expeditiously.
  • 5 The mark of a good conveyancing solicitor in Victoria Docks is quality not quantity. The level of service offered by conveyancing "factories" (sometimes 'recommended' by large estate agency chains) often falls short of the level of professionalism you would hope for.

Examples of recent conveyancing in Victoria Docks since February 2024*

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Victoria Docks

We are getting the release of further monies on our mortgage from Nottingham as we wish to carry out improvements to our property in Victoria Docks. Do we need to appoint a nearby Victoria Docks solicitor on the Nottingham conveyancing panel to handle the legals?

Nottingham do not ordinarily instruct firms on their conveyancing panel to deal with such a matter. If they do require any legal work then you would need to ensure that such a lawyer was on the Nottingham panel.

My husband and I are in the throws of looking at houses in Victoria Docks and I am now considering a potential offer. Is it wise to have my property lawyer on ‘stand by’? I am planning to take a mortgage with Aldermore.

You should start requesting conveyancing quotes from solicitors ASAP. After you have chosen your lawyer 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 seeking a mortgage with Aldermore, make sure you remember to check that your lawyer is on the Aldermore conveyancing panel.

UBS have agreed my home loan in principle, my bid on a property in Victoria Docks has been agreed to, what are the next steps?

Your estate agent will wish to know who your solicitors are (ensure that the solicitors are on the lender’s approved list). Call up UBS or the financial adviser and finish off any outstanding documentation. UBS will sellect a valuer who will get in touch with the selling agent or owners to book an appointment. Once carried out (assuming no problems) it takes approximately a week to get a mortgage offer. UBS will send the offer to you and your lawyers. The transaction will then take it’s course according the nature and complexity of the conveyancing in Victoria Docks.

What will a local search reveal about the house my wife and I purchasing in Victoria Docks?

Victoria Docks conveyancing often commences with the submitting local authority searches directly from your local Authority or via a personal search organisations for instance PSG The local search plays a central role in many a Victoria Docks conveyancing purchase; as long as you don’t want any unpleasant surprises after you move into your property. The search will supply information on, amongst other things, details on planning applications relevant to the premises (whether granted or refused), building control history, any enforcement action, restrictions on permitted development, nearby road schemes, contaminated land and radon gas; in all a total of thirteen topic headings.

Are there restrictive covenants that are commonly picked up during conveyancing in Victoria Docks?

Covenants that are restrictive in nature can be picked up when reviewing land registry title as part of the process of conveyancing in Victoria Docks. 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…’

I am buying a new build house in Victoria Docks with a loan from Chelsea Building Society. The builders would not move on the amount so I negotiated 6k of extras instead. The house builders rep advised me not reveal to my conveyancer about the extras as it could adversely affect my mortgage with Chelsea Building Society. Should I keep quiet?.

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 am looking for a ground for flat up to £245,000 and identified one near me in Victoria Docks I like with amenity areas and transport links nearby, however it only has 52 years on the lease. I can't really find anything else in Victoria Docks in this price bracket, so just wondered if I would be making a mistake buying a lease with such few years left?

If you need a home loan that many years may be an issue. Discount the price by the expected lease extension will cost if it has not already been discounted. If the current owner has owned the premises for a minimum of twenty four months you could ask them to start the process of the extension and pass it to you. An additional ninety years can be extended on to the current lease term with a zero ground rent applied. You should consult your conveyancing lawyer about this matter.

Am I right to be wary about brokers that I am dealing with are suggesting an online conveyancing firm as opposed to a High Street Victoria Docks conveyancing firm?

As is the case with lots of service providers, often input from connections can be very helpful. Nevertheless there are numerous parties with a vested interest in a conveyancing matter; estate agents, financial adviser and banks may put forward conveyancers to instruct. On occasion these lawyers might be known to one of the organisations as being good in their field, but sometimes there is an underlying commercial relationship behind the endorsement. You are free to select your preferred lawyer. However, bear in mind that some banks specify a panel list of conveyancers you have to use for the lender aspect of your transaction.

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Sample of conveyancing solicitors in Victoria Docks regulated by the SRA

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

  • Quinns, 1st Floor, 26 Naval Row, London, E14 9PS
  • Nasim & Co Solicitors, 62a Barking Road, East Ham, London, London, E6 3BP
  • Edell Jones & Lessers, 1st Floor, 54/56 Barking Road, East Ham, London, London, E6 3BP
  • Taj Solicitors Ltd, 243-247 East India Dock Road, Docklands, London, London, E14 0EG
  • B Gadwah Limited, 225 Marsh Wall, 3rd Floor, Suite 20, London, London, E14 9FW

Commercial Conveyancing solicitors in Victoria Docks regulated by the SRA

The list below is a small selection of solicitors in Victoria Docks specialising in commercial conveyancing in Victoria Docks. This will likely include advice on buying or selling a shop, pub, restaurant, office, retail unit
  • Quinns, 1st Floor, 26 Naval Row, London, E14 9PS
  • Nasim & Co Solicitors, 62a Barking Road, East Ham, London, London, E6 3BP
  • Edell Jones & Lessers, 1st Floor, 54/56 Barking Road, East Ham, London, London, E6 3BP
  • Taj Solicitors Ltd, 243-247 East India Dock Road, Docklands, London, London, E14 0EG
  • B Gadwah Limited, 225 Marsh Wall, 3rd Floor, Suite 20, London, London, E14 9FW

Domestic Licensed Conveyancers in Victoria Docks regulated by the Council of Licensed Conveyancers

Please be aware that the listed conveyancers do not limit their work for conveyancing in Victoria Docks but also conveyancing throughout England and Wales.
  • T J Ball & Company, 49 Leytonstone Road, E15 1JA
  • Suriya & Douglas, Suite B, 7th Floor, Charter House, IG1 1UF
  • Walter Saunders, 382 Brockley Road, SE4 2BY
  • Cain Associates Llp, 297 The Broadway, DA6 8DG

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

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