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Top 5 reasons to use our service to help you find a high street conveyancing solicitor in West Dulwich

  • 1 West Dulwich lawyers have a significant advantage when it comes to West Dulwich conveyancing as they have valuable local knowledge of local authority requirements, planning policies and other matters that can affect your sale or purchase
  • 2 The organisations identified on our web pages have a mix of conveyancing solicitors, legal executives and support staff handling thousands of conveyancing matters annually.
  • 3 The hallmark of our conveyancing solicitors in West Dulwich is quality not quantity. The level of service offered by conveyancing "factories" (sometimes 'recommended' by large estate agency chains) often falls short of the high standards of professionalism you would hope for.
  • 4 Personal touch and pure property experience are key benefits that you should seek when choosing conveyancing solicitors. West Dulwich property deals can be made significantly more stressful as a result of poor communication between all the parties. The lawyers listed ensure that communication channels are open and act on arising issues and developments instantly.
  • 5 Cut price packages from online conveyancers might seem attractive. However, these firms are often based hundreds of kilometers away with limited appreciation of the factors that impact property transactions in West Dulwich

Examples of recent conveyancing in West Dulwich since August 2019*

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in West Dulwich

Can your site be used to recommend a Conveyancing solicitor in West Dulwich even where I’m not buying or selling a house, for example where I wish to acquire an office in West Dulwich with a loan from Accord Mortgages Ltd?

Our comparison service is primarily there to find residential conveyancing solicitors in West Dulwich but we have listed towards the bottom of this page some West Dulwich commercial conveyancing firms. You should speak with the firm directly to see if they are also authorised to represent Accord Mortgages Ltd

Are there restrictive covenants that are commonly identified during conveyancing in West Dulwich?

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

Due to the advice of my in-laws I had a survey completed on a house in West Dulwich prior to instructing lawyers. I have been advised that there is a flying freehold element to the property. My surveyor has said that some lenders will not grant a loan on this type of premises.

It varies from the lender to lender. Lloyds has different instructions from Halifax. If you e-mail us we can check via the relevant mortgage company. If you lender is happy to lend one our lawyers can assist as they are used to dealing with flying freeholds in West Dulwich. Conveyancing will be smoother if you use a solicitor in West Dulwich especially if they are acquainted with such properties in West Dulwich.

How simple is it to change conveyancer as I need to find one who is on the Santander conveyancing list. I instructed a family conveyancing solicitor in West Dulwich five minutes from me but the firm is not accepted by Santander

It would be our pleasure to assist you select a conveyancing solicitor in West Dulwich on the Santander panel. Please note that the law firms that we list do not pay us commission if you instruct them and are fully regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority who regulate all conveyancing solicitors in West Dulwich. Using search facility on this page, you can compare and instruct different solicitors and conveyancers both nationally and in West Dulwich.

We're new to the buying process - had an offer accepted, yet the selling agent has warned us that the seller will only issue a contract if we use the agent's chosen conveyancers as they are insisting on a ‘quick sale’. We would rather use a high street conveyancer used to conveyancing in West Dulwich

It is highly unlikely the owners are behind this. If they desire ‘a quick sale', taking such a hostile approach to a serious buyer is counter productive. Speak to the owners direct and make sure they understand (a)you are serious buyers (b)you are excited to move forward, with mortgage lined up © you are chain free (d) you wish to move quickly (e)however you intend to appoint your own,trusted West Dulwich conveyancing lawyers - rather thanthose that will earn the estate agent a introducer fee or hit his conveyancing figures pre-set by HQ.

My wife and I purchased a leasehold house in West Dulwich. Conveyancing and Britannia mortgage are in place. I have received a letter from someone saying they have taken over the reversionary interest in the property. It included a ground rent demand for rent dating back to 1993. The conveyancing solicitor in West Dulwich who previously acted has now retired. Do I pay?

The first thing you should do is make enquiries of HMLR to make sure that the individual purporting to own the freehold is in fact the new freeholder. There is no need to incur the fees of a West Dulwich conveyancing firm to do this as you can do this on the Land Registry website for less than a fiver. You should note that in any event, even if this is the rightful freeholder, under the Limitation Act 1980 the limitation period for recovery of ground rent is six years.

I have tried to negotiate informally with with my landlord for a lease extension without any joy. Can I apply to the Leasehold Valuation Tribunal? Can you recommend a West Dulwich conveyancing firm to assist?

Most certainly. We can put you in touch with a West Dulwich conveyancing firm who can help.

An example of a Freehold Enfranchisement matter before the tribunal for a West Dulwich property is 8 Deerbrook Road in May 2010. the Tribunal held that the enfranchisement price, in accordance with section 32 and Schedule 6 of the Leasehold Reform, Housing and Urban Development Act 1993 was £22,820, payable by the Applicants. By an order of the Lambeth County Court dated 17 June 2009 the case had been transferred to the Leasehold Valuation Tribunal for its determination of the premium payable This case related to 3 flats.

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Residential Landlord and Tenant Conveyancing solicitors in West Dulwich

The list below is a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in West Dulwich with expertise in landlord and tenant law and on the regulations governing different types of tenancies. This could include advice on service charge disputes and the right to manage

  • Hall & Co, 399 Lordship Lane, East Dulwich, London, SE22 8JN
  • William Bailey, 150 Lordship Lane, London, London, SE22 8HB
  • Hepburns Solicitors Llp, Unit 1 Blackwater Court, 17-19 Blackwater Street, East Dulwich, London, SE22 8SD
  • Glazer Delmar, 27-31 North Cross Road, East Dulwich, London, SE22 9ET
  • Van Eaton Solicitors, 71 Leigham Court Road, Streatham Hill, London, SW16 2NJ

Commercial Conveyancing solicitors in West Dulwich regulated by the SRA

The list below is a small selection of solicitors in West Dulwich practicing in commercial conveyancing in West Dulwich. This should include advice on complex issues under the Landlord and Tenant Act of 1954
  • Hall & Co, 399 Lordship Lane, East Dulwich, London, SE22 8JN
  • P M Hunter & Co, 145 Dulwich Road, Herne Hill, London, SE24 0NG
  • William Bailey, 150 Lordship Lane, London, London, SE22 8HB
  • Hepburns Solicitors Llp, Unit 1 Blackwater Court, 17-19 Blackwater Street, East Dulwich, London, SE22 8SD
  • Glazer Delmar, 27-31 North Cross Road, East Dulwich, London, SE22 9ET

Residential Licensed Conveyancers in West Dulwich regulated by the Council of Licensed Conveyancers

Please be aware that the listed conveyancers do not limit their work for conveyancing in West Dulwich but also conveyancing across England and Wales.
  • Walter Saunders, 382 Brockley Road, SE4 2BY
  • R & C Property Lawyers Llp, 10A Upper Tooting Road, SW17 7PG
  • Stratega Law Ltd, Sutherland House, W1F 7TE

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

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