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Cheap conveyancing in West Beckton does not necessarily mean low quality - but the odds are stacked against you

Main reasons to let us help you choose a high street conveyancing solicitor in West Beckton

  • 1 Cut price packages from online conveyancers might be tempting. However, these firms are often located hundreds of kilometers away with little appreciation of the factors that impact property transactions in West Beckton
  • 2 The mark of a good conveyancing solicitor in West Beckton is quality not quantity. The level of service offered by conveyancing "factories" (sometimes 'recommended' by national chain estate agents) often falls short of the level of professionalism you will expect.
  • 3 West Beckton solicitors work in conjunction with West Beckton estate agents, developers, surveyors, mortgage companies and other professionals to make sure that the highest level of service is offered to clients every step of the way, offering all the advice and help you require
  • 4 Firms accustomed to conveyancing in West Beckton regularly deal withlocal concerns peculiar to West Beckton and therefore you may benefit from better advice and expeditious conveyancing.
  • 5 The firms listed on our directory have a mix of conveyancing lawyers, legal executives and support staff handling over one hundred thousand cases annually.

Examples of recent conveyancing in West Beckton since October 2020*

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in West Beckton

I require conveyancing for an apartment in a fairly new development (6 years built) in West Beckton. 95% of the properties are already occupied. Is it really necessary to order local searches as part of conveyancing in West Beckton?

A big part of the West Beckton conveyancing process is the conveyancing searches. There are numerous search providers who offer West Beckton conveyancing searches, as well direct from the local authority. These are generally termed personal search companies and they produce, not surprisingly, personal searches. However, all Local Authority Search conveyancing products have one thing in common - they must obtain their data from the local authority.

I purchased a semi-detached Edwardian property in West Beckton. Conveyancing lawyer acted for me and Birmingham Midshires. I happened to do a free search for it on the Land Registry database and there are a couple of entries: one for freehold, the second leasehold under the exact same address. If a house is not a freehold shouldn't I have been informed?

You should assess the Freehold register you have again and check the Charges Register for mention of a lease. The best way to be sure that you are also the registered proprietor of the leasehold and freehold title as well is to check (£3). It is not completely unheard of in West Beckton and other areas of the country and poses no real issues for owners other than when they sell they have to account for both freehold and leasehold interests when dealing with lenders. You can also question the situation with your conveyancing practitioner who conducted the conveyancing.

I am buying a new build house in West Beckton benefiting from help to buy. The builders would not budge the amount so I negotiated £7000 of extras instead. The estate agent advised me not reveal to my solicitor about this extras as it may affect my mortgage with Skipton 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 decided to have a survey completed on a house in West Beckton in advance of retaining lawyers. I have been told that there is a flying freehold overhang to the property. My surveyor advised that some banks may refuse to issue a loan on a flying freehold property.

It depends who your proposed lender is. HSBC has different instructions from Halifax. If you contact us we can check via the appropriate bank. If you lender is happy to lend one our lawyers can assist as they are accustomed to dealing with flying freeholds in West Beckton. Conveyancing can be more complicated and therefore you should check with your conveyancing solicitor in West Beckton to see if the conveyancing will be more expensive.

We are 18 days into a freehold purchase having been recommend to solicitors by the local agent to carry out the conveyancing in West Beckton. I am am starting to be frustrated with the level of service. Can you you assist me in finding new solicitors?

A lawyer would need to be really bad to suggest replacing them. Has your mortgage been generated? If so you need to inform them of the replacement conveyancer and have the mortgage documents are re-sent. Your solicitor ideally needs to be on the banks panel to avoid escalating costs and frustration. That should be your first question of the new lawyers. The search tool will assist you in finding a bank approved solicitor for your home move in West Beckton

Planning to complete next month on a studio apartment in West Beckton. Conveyancing lawyers have said that they are sending me a report within the next couple of days. Are there areas in the report that I should be focusing on?

Your report on title for your leasehold conveyancing in West Beckton should include some of the following:

    Rent payments - what is payable and when you need to pay, and also know whether this is subject to change The physical ownership of the premises. This could be the apartment itself but may include a loft or storage are if applicable. Where does the liability rest to repair and maintain the building. It is essential for you to know which party is duty bound to repair and maintenance of all parts of the block and communal areas Does the lease prohibit wood flooring? You must be told what counts as a Nuisance as far as the lease is concerned
For details of the information to be included in your report on your leasehold property in West Beckton please enquire of your conveyancer in advance of your conveyancing in West Beckton.

I am the registered owner of a ground-floor 1950’s flat in West Beckton. Given that I can not reach agreement with the landlord, can the Leasehold valuation Tribunal determine the premium due for the purchase of the freehold?

Most definitely. We can put you in touch with a West Beckton conveyancing firm who can help.

An example of a Lease Extension decision for a West Beckton premises is 46 Credon Road in January 2014. On 11 September 2013 Deputy District Judge Price sitting at the Bow County Court made a vesting order that the freeholder surrender his lease and be granted a new lease of the Premises on such terms as may be determined by the First Tier Tribunal (Property Chamber).The appropriate sum as concluded by the Tribunal was £7225 This case was in relation to 1 flat. The unexpired lease term was 69.77 years.

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Sample of conveyancing solicitors in West Beckton regulated by the SRA

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

  • Wiseman Lee Llp, 2 High Street South, East Ham, London, E6 6EU
  • Norman H Barnett & Co, 397 Barking Road, London, E6 2JT
  • Jacobs & Co Solicitors, 451 Barking Road, London, London, E6 2JX
  • Edell Jones & Lessers, 1st Floor, 54/56 Barking Road, East Ham, London, London, E6 3BP
  • Nasim & Co Solicitors, 62a Barking Road, East Ham, London, London, E6 3BP

Residential Licensed Conveyancers in West Beckton regulated by the CLC

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

Planning law solicitors in West Beckton regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority

The firms listed below are a small selection of solicitors in West Beckton practicing in planning law. The solicitors can give expert legal advice on all aspects of planning, including compulsory purchases in West Beckton
  • Abdullah Solicitors, 56 Mansfield Road, Ilford, Essex, IG1 3BD
  • Hadfield & Co, 1 Central Avenue, Welling, Kent, DA16 3AX
  • Beverley Morris & Co, 35 Montpelier Vale, Blackheath Villiage, London, SE3 0TJ
  • Apex Law Llp, 3 The Pantiles, Bexleyheath, Kent, DA7 5HH
  • Beverley Morris & Co Incorporating Peter Egan & Co, 62 Lewisham High Street, London, London, SE13 5JH

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

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