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Conveyancing in Falconwood Q & A's

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Updated: 21/07/17

Falconwood area information

Erith London Windmill, Eltham Palace English Heritage and Museum of the Royal Arttillery:Firepower Aviation Museum are in Falconwood.

The nearest train station to Falconwood is Welling, about a mile away and London City Airport is 3 miles from Falconwood. Heathrow Terminals 1 2 3 Airport is 23 miles, London Heliport Airport is 12 miles, Heathrow Terminal 5 Airport is 25 miles, Gatwick South Terminal Airport is 24 miles, Gatwick North Terminal Airport is 24 miles, Heathrow Terminal 4 Airport is 23 miles, Northolt Jet Centre Airport is 22 miles, Elstree Airport is 22 miles, Rochester Airport is 20 miles and London Biggin Hill Airport is 10 miles away.

The nearest hospital is Memorial Eltham.


How do we find a cheap solicitor quote for buying a property?


The confusion over this issue catches out many homeowners, and can leave them paying far more in conveyancing fees than they budgeted. Many solicitors claim to offer so-called 'the cheapest conveyancing', but extra charges are frequently hidden in the solicitor's terms. Any additional costs included in the small print should be clearly defined. The Homeward Legal quote calculator will confirm the exact legal fees based on the property you are buying.


Which of the Falconwood mortgage lender panels are you a member of?


Most lenders in Falconwood are on our panels. Local mortgage lenders and brokers include Ridgemount Mortgages, 3 Duchess Ct, Weybridge, KT13 9HN, Accordia, 34 Pine Tree Hill, Woking, GU22 8LZ, and Weycroft Financial Services Ltd, Flat 5 Weycroft/78 Portmore Pk Rd, Weybridge, KT13 8HH.


What causes Falconwood conveyancing to take months to complete? Isn't it a simple matter of filing paperwork?

The legal work needed to sell or purchase a house or flat will occasionally be lengthy, we, however, aim to curtail the cost of these delays wherever feasible by proactively handling all enquiries.


Do we need to employ the property lawyer offered by the local agent?


Agent recommendations are a commonplace route to find a solicitor. These referrals need to be weighed up against alternatives, including online or local firms, as the agent may recommend the firm which pays to the largest referral fee, not the most appropriate choice.


How much will searches cost?


The cost of conveyancing searches will vary somewhat, depending on the searches required. Conveyancing searches are disbursements.


Does the solicitor in Falconwood carry out any searches on the London thirties mid terrace house I am purchasing


If taking out a mortgage, your lender mandates - Local Authority (personal or official), Drainage and Water Search (CON29DW or personal) and Environment Search, and occasionally less common searches, which may include a Chancel Repair Liability Search.


We are purchasing in Falconwood. Should we have property searches ordered?


These searches are a commonly-used collection of enquiries raised by the purchaser's property solicitor with a particular authority, which may include a commons registration search. You need to be aware that, searches deal with legal facets of the purchase.


Does your solicitors firm manage the conveyancing of auction properties in Falconwood?


Our firm is familiar with residential property auction conveyancing. Quite often unusual homes such as investment properties are listed at property auctions which tend to want more exploration. Conveyancers therefore advocate purchasers to appoint a SRA regulated lawyer well in advance of the property auction date to allow for a full investigation of the auction legal papers.

Following the date of the auction your instructed lawyer is totally prepared for concluding all of the legal work inside a as tight time frame as typically required .