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Reasons to use our Woolwich conveyancing solicitors

  • 1 There is a better than average chance that the the solicitors for the other party have offices in Woolwich - if so both parties are likely to be on good working terms
  • 2 Woolwich solicitor are the linchpin to a successful Woolwich home move, keeping the process under control. They are on your side throughout, offering dedicated advice for the duration of your conveyancing
  • 3 Solicitors that specialise in conveyancing in Woolwich are familiar with the local issues peculiar to Woolwich and therefore you may benefit from better advice and faster conveyancing.
  • 4 This site is the first site offering you the ability to ensure that your conveyancing in Woolwich will be conducted by a solicitor on your lender’s authorised panel.
  • 5 The Woolwich conveyancing practitioners that we work with are dedicated to supplying value for money, efficient and transparent conveyancing service to home buyers, sellers and remortgagors in Woolwich

Examples of recent conveyancing in Woolwich since August 2020*

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Woolwich

My partner’s dad is a solicitor. I am hopeful that I will receive mate’s fee for conveyancing, but if not, what kind of figure should I be expecting for conveyancing in Woolwich?

It’s sensible to look for multiple conveyancing quotes. Make use of our comparison tool on this page. The fees will contrast greatly but service levels do differ between property lawyers as is true with most professions.

When can the exchange of contracts happen for purchase conveyancing in Woolwich and am I required to attend the lawyers office?

Where you are round the corner to our conveyancing solicitors in Woolwich you are welcome to come in to sign contracts. However, the firms we work with provide countrywide coverage for conveyancing and give just as comprehensive and professional a job for you when communicating with you digitally. The executing of the sale agreement is not the point of no return. Signing on the dotted line is just a prerequisite for the conveyancer to officially exchange when the time is right, which is ordinarily shortly after signing. The exchange process is is usually a five minute process, although where an extended "chain" is in play, since the process requires the relevant party's solicitor (not necessarily a conveyancing solicitor in Woolwich)to be in the office at the appropriate time.

I'm buying a new build house in Woolwich with the aid of help to buy. The sellers would not budge the price so I negotiated £7000 of additionals instead. The house builders rep suggested that I not inform my lawyer about the side-deal as it could impact my mortgage with the bank. Is this normal?.

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 Woolwich prior to instructing conveyancers. I have been informed that there is a flying freehold overhang to the house. The surveyor advised that some mortgage companies tend refuse to issue a loan on a flying freehold house.

It varies from the lender to lender. Bank of Scotland has different instructions for example to Nationwide. Should you wish to telephone us we can look into this further via the appropriate mortgage company. If you lender is happy to lend one our lawyers can help as they are used to dealing with flying freeholds in Woolwich. Conveyancing can be more complicated and therefore you should check with your conveyancing solicitor in Woolwich to see if the conveyancing will be more expensive.

I have just appointed agents to market my ground floor apartment in Woolwich. Conveyancing has not commenced, but I have just received a quarterly service charge invoice – Do I pay up?

The sensible thing to do is pay the invoice as usual as all ground rent and service invoices should be allotted on completion, so you will be reimbursed by the buyer for the period running from after the completion date to the subsequent invoice date. Most managing agents will not acknowledge the buyer unless the service charges have been paid and are up to date, so it is important for both buyer and seller for the seller to show that they are up to date. This will smooth the conveyancing process.

Following months of dialogue we simply can't agree with our landlord on how much the lease extension should cost for our flat in Woolwich. Can we issue an application to the Residential Property Tribunal Service?

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

An example of a Lease Extension case for a Woolwich 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 related to 1 flat. The remaining number of years on the lease was 69.77 years.

I am buying a house mortgage free. I have provided conveyancer with 2 separate forms of photo ID, bank statement, endless utility bills. Now he needs a copy from a probate lawyer stating that the money is in order and that it has come from inheritance and not via illegitimate means.

In today’s world you will not be able to complete any Woolwich conveyancing transaction without first providing evidence of your identity to your lawyers. This usually takes the form of a either your passport or driving licence and a utility bill. Remember if you are providing your driving licence as evidence of ID it must be both the paper part and photo card part, one is not acceptable without the other. Proof of your source of funds is required under Money Laundering laws.

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Sample of conveyancing solicitors in Woolwich regulated by the SRA

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

  • Hughes-narborough & Thomas, 83-85 Powis Street, London, SE18 6JX
  • Anaysse-jacobs Solicitors, First Floor Offices, 33-35 Powis Street, London, London, SE18 6HZ
  • H E Thomas & Co, 16 Beresford Square, London, SE18 6AY
  • Whitehorse Solicitors, Island Business Centre, 18-36 Wellington Street, London, SE18 6PF
  • Atlantic Solicitors, Suite 209 Island Business Centre, 18-36 Wellington Street, Woolwich, London, London, SE18 6PF

Commercial Conveyancing solicitors in Woolwich regulated by the SRA

The list below is a small selection of solicitors in Woolwich specialising in commercial conveyancing in Woolwich. This could include advice on commercial leases including all matters relating to landlord and tenant law
  • Anaysse-jacobs Solicitors, First Floor Offices, 33-35 Powis Street, London, London, SE18 6HZ
  • Atlantic Solicitors, Suite 209 Island Business Centre, 18-36 Wellington Street, Woolwich, London, London, SE18 6PF
  • James Solicitors, Ground Floor, 18-36 Wellington Street, London, SE18 6PF
  • Whitehorse Solicitors, Island Business Centre, 18-36 Wellington Street, London, SE18 6PF
  • Hudgell & Partners, 35-36 Market Street, London, SE18 6QP

Planning law solicitors in Woolwich regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority

The list below is a small selection of solicitors in Woolwich specialising in planning law. This may include advice on compulsory purchases in Woolwich
  • 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
  • Abdullah Solicitors, 56 Mansfield Road, Ilford, Essex, IG1 3BD

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

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