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Property

We specialise in the following areas:

  • Buying and Selling of Residential property (Freehold / Leasehold)
  • Transfer of Title / Equity
  • Remortgage
  • Commercial/Business Leases

 

Buying and Selling of property (Freehold or Leasehold)

For many, buying or selling a property is one of the most significant decisions you would make. It therefore essential to ensure you are represented by a trusted solicitor or licensed conveyancer.

At Mandy Peters, as Lewisham property solicitors, we deal with each case meticulously whilst also acting promptly and effectively.  We are professional at all times and we strive to ensure our clients are satisfied with our services.

When acting for the Buyer our work usually consist of the following:

  • Taking instructions from parties involved
  • Investigating the title to the property
  • Carrying out searches with respect to the title/property
  • Reviewing draft contract and other documentation received from the seller’s solicitor
  • Raising enquiries with the seller’s solicitors
  • Negotiating the purchase contract
  • Reviewing replies given by the seller to pre-contract enquiries
  • Negotiating a Transfer document
  • Advising the buyer in respect of your mortgage offer: (if applicable)
  • Preparing and sending the buyer a report on title (that is; a break down of all finding about the property)
  • Proceeding to exchange of contracts and then completion of the purchase
  • Preparing and submitting to HM Revenue and Customs the appropriate stamp duty forms and payment
  • Registering the purchase and the mortgage (if applicable) at the Land Registry.

When acting for the Seller our work usually consist of the following:

  • Taking instructions
  • Investigating the title to the property
  • Drafting contract and preparing related documents
  • Sending draft papers to the solicitors acting for the buyer
  • Negotiating contracts and responding to additional enquires from the buyer’s solicitors
  • Negotiating the transfer document
  • Responding to requisitions raised by the buyer’s solicitors
  • Proceeding to exchange of contracts and then completion of the sale
  • Receiving sale proceeds and transferring funds to the seller, the estate agent and other relevant parties

Transfer of Title/Equity

Whether you are going through a divorce/separation or simply wish to transfer your property to someone else, or remortgage your property; we offer a professional and reliable service.

Our work in this area would usually consist of the following:

  • Taking instructions
  • Investigating the title to the property
  • Acting on behalf of the lender (if applicable)
  • Negotiating the terms of the transaction
  • Drafting Transfer or approving draft Transfer
  • Negotiating amendments to the draft Transfer
  • Corresponding with parties with regards to the Transfer
  • Agreeing and preparing for completion
  • Receiving and transferring funds to relevant parties
  • Paying stamp duty (if applicable)
  • Registering the transfer with the Land Registry