Conveyancing solicitors

(6 Posts)
kirinm Sat 07-May-16 20:14:10

Does anyone have any recommendations for solicitors? Be had a quote from one firm I know of professionally but am not sure if I'll end up with a person I can't get hold of.

I'm in SE London but I'm guessing location doesn't matter. Ultimately, I want someone who I can trust to deal with things quickly as if we get the flat we've offered on, we are hoping to complete within 10 weeks.

Thanks!

Spickle Sat 07-May-16 20:42:35

A local firm might be best as you can visit them to sign papers and drop off ID documents. As you're buying a flat, be aware that average conveyancing times are 10-12 weeks if no problems with the lease or title.

kirinm Sat 07-May-16 21:04:35

Thank you. Do you think it'll take that long with share of freehold?

Spickle Sat 07-May-16 21:06:43

Probably longer, sorry!

It will involve changing the title deeds for the leasehold and the freehold and getting the other leaseholder to sign documents too.

kirinm Sat 07-May-16 21:13:16

Oh crap! Ha, not ideal. Thanks!

duncanpattinson Sat 25-Jun-16 13:22:49

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