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Main reasons to use our service to assist you choose a local conveyancing solicitor in West Wickham

  • 1 Excellent communication together with pure property expertise are key benefits that you should value when choosing conveyancing solicitors. West Wickham conveyancing can become significantly more stressful due to lack of transparency between all the parties. The lawyers we work with endeavour to make sure that communication channels are open and act on arising issues and developments instantly.
  • 2 The hallmark of our conveyancing solicitors in West Wickham is quality not quantity. The level of service offered by conveyancing "factories" (sometimes 'recommended' by large estate agency chains) sometimes falls short of the level of professionalism you would hope for.
  • 3 West Wickham solicitors have a crucial edge when it comes to West Wickham conveyancing as they have important local knowledge of local authority requirements, planning policies and other matters that can affect your conveyancing
  • 4 West Wickham lawyers work in partnership with West Wickham estate agents, house builders, surveyors, banks and other professionals to ensure that the highest level of service is provided to home movers every step of the way, with the aim of reducing administrative burdens and transaction times
  • 5 Peace of mind comes when you select the very best, most recommended conveyancing solicitors. West Wickham has a number to choose from, but for a truly professional and reliable service many local people have been use the recommendation of this site.

Examples of recent conveyancing in West Wickham since April 2021*

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in West Wickham

My partner’s mother is a solicitor. I anticipate that I can be offered friends and family rates for conveyancing, but if not, what kind of figure would I typically be looking at for conveyancing in West Wickham?

It’s advisable to get two or three conveyancing estimates. Make use of our comparison tool on this page. You will notice that estimates will contrast greatly but service levels do are distinct between conveyancers as is the case with most professions.

Having sold my house in West Wickham last February yet the purchaser is calling daily to moan that their solicitor needs to hear from myconveyancer. What should have happened now that I have sold?

After completion of your disposal your solicitor is committed to deliver the transfer deeds and all supplemental paperwork to the purchaser's conveyancer. Where appropriate, your lawyer should also evidence that the legal charge in favour of the lender has been discharged to the purchasers solicitors. There is unlikely to be post completion procedures unique to conveyancing in West Wickham.

Having spent time researching moneysavingexpert.com for a cheap solicitor in West Wickham, many advise that I should use a CQS assured lawyer. What is CQS?

The Law Society's Conveyancing Quality Scheme is the recognised quality mark for legal experts in the legal transfer of properties, trusted by some of the UK's biggest banks. In 2011-12 the Conveyancing Quality Scheme was officially recognised by the Association of British Insurers (ABI). The scheme does not cover licenced conveyancers. West Wickham is one of the numerous areas of the UK where there are Accredited solicitors.

My wife and I own a terraced Victorian property in West Wickham. Conveyancing solicitor represented me and Chelsea Building Society. I happened to do a free search for it on the Land Registry database and I saw two entries: one for freehold, the second leasehold under the exact same property. I thought I was buying a freehold how can I check?

You need to review the Freehold register you have again and check the Charges Register as there may be mention of a lease. The best way to be sure that you are also the registered owner of the leasehold and freehold title as well is to check (£3). It is not completely unheard of in West Wickham and other areas of the country and poses no real issues for owners other than when they remortgage they have to account for both freehold and leasehold interests when dealing with mortgage companies. You can also question the position with your conveyancing solicitor who completed the work.

I decided to have a survey carried out on a house in West Wickham before instructing solicitors. I have been advised that there is a flying freehold overhang to the property. My surveyor advised that some banks will not grant a mortgage on such a house.

It depends who your proposed lender is. Lloyds has different instructions for example to Birmingham Midshires. Should you wish to telephone us we can check with the appropriate lender. If you lender is happy to lend one our lawyers can help as they are accustomed to dealing with flying freeholds in West Wickham. Conveyancing can be more complicated and therefore you should check with your conveyancing solicitor in West Wickham to see if the conveyancing will be more expensive.

My step-father has recommend that I instruct his conveyancing solicitors in West Wickham. Should I use them?

Much as we are happy to recommend a West Wickham conveyancing lawyer the best way to select a conveyancing lawyer is to get guidance from friends or family who have used the firm you're contemplating using.

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Sample of conveyancing solicitors in West Wickham regulated by the SRA

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

  • Allen Barfields, Gainsford House, 115 Station Road, West Wickham, Kent, BR4 0PX
  • Edridges & Drummonds, Crossways Parade, Selsdon Park Road, South Croydon, Surrey, CR2 8JJ
  • A E Short, 144 Bromley Road, Beckenham, Kent, BR3 6PG
  • A Ransley Limited, Kelsey House, 77 High Street, Beckenham, Kent, BR3 1AN
  • Pritchard Joyce & Hinds, Kelsey House, 77 High Street, Beckenham, Kent, BR3 1AN

Residential Landlord and Tenant Conveyancing solicitors in West Wickham

The list below is a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in West Wickham practicing in landlord and tenant law and on the regulations governing different types of tenancies. This will likely include advice on wrongful eviction

  • Allen Barfields, Gainsford House, 115 Station Road, West Wickham, Kent, BR4 0PX
  • Edridges & Drummonds, Crossways Parade, Selsdon Park Road, South Croydon, Surrey, CR2 8JJ
  • Pritchard Joyce & Hinds, Kelsey House, 77 High Street, Beckenham, Kent, BR3 1AN
  • Mta Solicitors Llp, 1 Elmfield Park, Bromley, Kent, BR1 1LU
  • Tinklin Springall, Devonshire House, Elmfield Road, Bromley, Kent, BR1 1TF

Commercial Conveyancing solicitors in West Wickham regulated by the SRA

The list below is a small selection of solicitors in West Wickham specialising in commercial conveyancing in West Wickham. This may include advice on commercial leases including all matters relating to landlord and tenant law
  • Allen Barfields, Gainsford House, 115 Station Road, West Wickham, Kent, BR4 0PX
  • Edridges & Drummonds, Crossways Parade, Selsdon Park Road, South Croydon, Surrey, CR2 8JJ
  • A E Short, 144 Bromley Road, Beckenham, Kent, BR3 6PG
  • Pritchard Joyce & Hinds, Kelsey House, 77 High Street, Beckenham, Kent, BR3 1AN
  • A Ransley Limited, Kelsey House, 77 High Street, Beckenham, Kent, BR3 1AN

Neighboring Locations

Eden Park
Shirley
West Wickham
Coney Hall
Addington

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

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