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Conveyancing in New Cross Q & A's

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Updated: 21/04/17

New Cross points of interest

Trinity Buoy Wharf Lighthouse, Blackheath Old Dover Rd Library Art Gallery and Imperial War Museum Aviation Museum are around New Cross.

Commuters are well served with New Cross situated with very good major road access close at under 3m of the A102M.


New Cross Gate train station is approximately 1 mile from New Cross. The closest airport to New Cross is London City Airport. Heathrow Terminals 1 2 3 Airport is 18 miles, London Heliport Airport is 6 miles, Heathrow Terminal 5 Airport is 20 miles, Gatwick South Terminal Airport is 23 miles, Gatwick North Terminal Airport is 23 miles, Heathrow Terminal 4 Airport is 18 miles, Northolt Jet Centre Airport is 17 miles, Elstree Airport is 18 miles and London Biggin Hill Airport is 10 miles away.

The nearest hospital is University Lewisham.


How do I get affordable conveyancing?


Several conveyancers promote 'the cheapest conveyancing', however extra charges may be added into the terms and conditions. Extra costs ought to be fair. Any disbursements should also be clearly stated on the quote based on the property you intend to buy, our online quote calculator will generate an accurate statement of conveyancing fees.


We are trying to find fast New Cross property lawyers, is that you?


We maintain that our property lawyers assume a efficient approach to conducting the conveyancing and title transfer

We always introduce you to home moving lawyers that always communicate through all parts of the chain .

Moreover , our CQS solicitors are picked because they use new case and work flow systems technology meaning they can exchange on your home move in minimum time.


Which local authority is responsible for New Cross?


New Cross is located in London Borough of Lewisham Council, Town Hall, Catford, London, SE6 4RU


What can we do if we invest in a New Cross home within a Lewisham local authority designated conservation area ?


An integral part of conveyancing includes making enquiries of Lewisham local authority to ascertain conservation area status and the existence of permission for modifications. .


What factors will affect land in New Cross?


Many of contaminants caused by human activities may affect land in New Cross, like other land contamination. An environmental search can give more clarity.


Does your solicitors firm conduct the conveyancing of auction properties in New Cross?


Yes - We are accustomed to working with property auction conveyancing. Often difficult to value auction lots like barn conversions, are bought at property auctions and these want greater. We therefore strongly suggest that bidders appoint a SRA regulated lawyer well in advance of the property auction to allow sufficient time for a thorough investigation. Subsequently, immediately after the day of bidding you are the lawyer will need to be focused on carry out the legal process in 28 days as required by the auction conditions.


Flood risk searches are calculated from past records and when you consider current events such as the fact that 2012 was second wettest year since on record, are they still appropriate to establish enough about the ever changing New Cross flood risk area?


A qualified New Cross property lawyer will advise you to get flood searches if the environmental search spots a any kind of New Cross flood risk area data

For added area background it could be worth trying to speak to a neighbour or local resident.


My mortgage lender will be Santander, what will we need to know?


When arranging a mortgage, the lender will require legal work to be carried out. Some lenders have limited the firms who can act for them. For buyers, this can result in significantly greater conveyancing costs. Homeward Legal, though, can act on behalf of all large lenders in the UK so that you will not be required to pay legal fees for your lender's solicitor.