By Frances Traynor
20th April 2017
"Working together is essential for a speedier completion."
If you are buying, selling or remortgaging a property in Bermondsey, you will need to instruct a lawyer to look after the conveyancing work on your behalf.
Homeward Legal's solicitor network have a wealth of experience helping home buyers and sellers in Bermondsey and throughout Southwark. Our highly proactive approach means we complete the transaction in the shortest possible time.
Conveyancing solicitors who perform all the legal work for your sale or purchase for a fixed rate.
If your London house move does not complete we do not charge you any solicitors fees.
Using their local expertise, our CQS solicitors will guide you through your sale or purchase.
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George Inn National Trust , Trinity Buoy Wharf Lighthouse, Tate Modern Art Gallery and Imperial War Museum Aviation Museum are close at hand to Bermondsey.
The closest airport to Bermondsey is London City Airport (5 miles). Heathrow Terminals 1 2 3 Airport is 17 miles, London Heliport Airport is 6 miles, Heathrow Terminal 5 Airport is 19 miles, Gatwick South Terminal Airport is 24 miles, Gatwick North Terminal Airport is 24 miles, Heathrow Terminal 4 Airport is 17 miles, Northolt Jet Centre Airport is 16 miles, Elstree Airport is 16 miles and London Biggin Hill Airport is 13 miles away. The nearest station to Bermondsey is South Bermondsey, approximately 1 mile away.
Motorists are well served with Bermondsey being well placed with excellent major road access approximately 3m of the A102M.
The closest hospital for Bermondsey is London Bridge.Q.
This catches out many buyers, and can leave them paying far more in fees than they budgeted, and many firms offer supposedly 'the cheapest conveyancing quotes'. Unfortunately extra charges are frequently hidden in the terms that unknowing buyers have not reviewed Charges included in the solicitor's terms needs to be reasonable and be applicable if the conveyancer must complete work beyond standard conveyancing , which could not be anticipated at the start of the process. The Homeward Legal quote calculator will confirm the solicitors' fees, based on the property you are buying.Q.
Conservation are issues e.g. what can be developed, satellite dishes or street posts are handled by the local authority (Southwark). English Heritage have created a list of the state of repair of conservation areas in Bermondsey and throughout England.Q.
Searches range in cost, depending on the searches chosen. These searches are will be charged at cost.Q.
Bermondsey is located in London Borough of Southwark Council, Town Hall, Peckham Road, London, SE5 8UB, Call: 020 7525 5003Q.
Land may be contaminated by a wide range of environmental concerns, and an environmental search will confirm if a particular property could be affected by contaminants in the area including brine works or petroleum and fuel sites.Q.
Part of the conveyancing process involves making enquiries of Southwark planning authority to determine conservation area status and the existence of permission for any alterations. If no appropriate consents be available, your Bermondsey conveyancing solicitor will give you professional advice on the options which can include getting covered by an indemnity insurance or obtaining retrospective permission from Southwark local authority.Q.
Buyers should know that some lenders have opted to reduce the size of their 'solicitor panel'. This can mean increased conveyancing costs for house purchasers. Homeward Legal will act for the vast majority of lenders.Q.
Conveyancing searches are standard enquiries carried out in the interest of the purchaser, such as a drainage search. Searches are strongly recommended, however they will only cover legal facets of the purchase.