By Frances Traynor
19th July 2017
"The ideal team to handle your move."
When selling or buying a house or flat in Lambeth, you will need to instruct a property lawyer to carry out the legal side of things on your behalf.
Our panel of solicitors have vast experience helping home buyers and sellers in Lambeth and across South London and our proactive approach often means we complete the transaction faster than other firms.
Our conveyancing solicitors handle all the legal work for your move for a fixed price.
If your London house move does not complete we do not charge you any conveyancing solicitors fees.
With local Lambeth conveyancing experience, our solicitors will guide you through the whole of the legal process.
No additional fees whatsoever.
Brixton London Windmill, London National Portrait Gallery Art Gallery and Temple Middle Temple Hall Historic Building are situated in Lambeth.
Motorists are well catered for with Lambeth ideally situated with very convenient road access nearby at 2 miles of the A40M.
Lambeth's closest train station is Charing Cross. London City Airport is 7 miles from Lambeth. Heathrow Terminals 1 2 3 Airport is 15 miles, London Heliport Airport is 4 miles, Heathrow Terminal 5 Airport is 17 miles, Gatwick South Terminal Airport is 25 miles, Gatwick North Terminal Airport is 25 miles, Heathrow Terminal 4 Airport is 15 miles, Northolt Jet Centre Airport is 13 miles, Elstree Airport is 14 miles and London Biggin Hill Airport is 14 miles away.
The most convenient hospital for Lambeth is Royal London Homeopathic.Q.
Many firms offer supposedly cheap conveyancing, but additional charges are frequently hidden in the terms and conditions. Excited homeowners, eager to get underway, often ignore this small print when they instruct. Additional fees found in terms of engagement should be reasonable and clear and be applied only where your lawyer is required to complete unexpected extra work in your interest, which could not be anticipated at the start of the process.Q.
An integral component in the legal due diligence procedure of purchasing a property involves your lawyer conducting conveyancing searches that set out specific information with respect to Lambeth flood risk. In some cases a lawyer in Lambeth will sometimes advocate a more involved (e.g. Landmark) detailed flood search.Q.
Both agents and mortgage brokers will usually endorse a solicitor. These referrals must be carefully considered, as it may be the case that the agent recommends the firm which pays to the largest referral fee, not a firm with local expertise and a solid reputation.Q.
Homeward Legal have solicitors who have experience working with the majority of lenders serving home purchasers in Lambeth. Lambeth lenders and mortgage specialists include Accomodation Mortgage Travel, 169A Norwood High St, London, SE27 9TB, Bryce-Smith & Partners, 76 Warwick Sq, London, SW1V 2AR, and Niche Advice Ltd, Premier House/10 Greycoat Pl, London, SW1P 1SB.Q.
A lawyer may suggest that a chancel search is ordered. In older areas of Lambeth, chancel repair can be imposed on the owners of a house where Parochial Church Councils may have not done so in the past. Even if liability is unlikely, indemnity insurance is a sensible precaution.Q.
Typically the conveyancing report on title should contain the relevant Lambeth council tax band. The latest tax charges for properties in Lambeth are detailed on the Lambeth council website. On, 30/08/2012, rates are:
Several contaminants can lessen the value of residential property in Lambeth, and factors like sand or gravel pits will be detailed in an appropriate search.Q.
Local Lambeth conservation areas are set up by the local Lambeth planning authority, who police conservation area concerns from building materials used to the thwarting of vacant buildings. English Heritage, a government body, now maintain information in relation to the condition (poor to good) of conservation areas in addition to the vulnerability of the area.