Conveyancing solicitors in Waltham Forest
If you are looking for a conveyancing solicitor in Waltham Forest we can help you. Our conveyancing solicitors offer a convenient, efficient, and friendly conveyancing service to clients in Waltham Forest, throughout Greater London and all over England, Wales and beyond.
If you are buying a detached house in Waltham Forest, selling a terraced house in Chingford, downsizing to a bungalow in Leyton, or buying to let in Walthamstow, we can help you with your conveyancing.
Why should you use Bird and Co Solicitors for your conveyancing in Waltham Forest?
We offer a friendly, modern and efficient service. If you want to deal with proper lawyers who are friendly and approachable, our team can help you.
You will have a direct line straight through to your legal team, and direct email addresses. You can guarantee that your query will reach the right people, whether you want to ask about search fees in Waltham Forest, drainage and water fees in Greater London or something else.
"The team always provided me with clear, pragmatic and commercially viable advice with efficient and focused communication."
We're a Conveyancing Quality Scheme accredited firm providing conveyancing to clients in Waltham Forest. This is a guarantee that our processes and procedures have been approved, that we operate to a certain standard, and is a mark of the excellence of our service approved by the Law Society, the body which represents solicitors throughout England and Wales.
We are on the panel for most major lenders, and many smaller ones too. Whether you want to use your local Building Society in Greater London or one of the larger corporates, chances are we have you covered.
In short, you get an excellent conveyancing service at an affordable price. You don't have the risk of going to the cheapest providers, most of whom aren't solicitors; instead you get a great service from proper lawyers.
Why don't you need a conveyancer based in Waltham Forest?
In the old days you used your local solicitor. You would visit their office in the centre of Waltham Forest, and all documents would be hand-produced and posted or delivered by hand.
That service came at a price, but the truth is that it is no longer needed. With modern technology such as scanning, emailing and even Skype or Facetime video calls there is no need to use your local solicitor. Your conveyancer can be based anywhere and still provide a great service - even if he or she is in an office many miles away from Waltham Forest or perhaps not even in Greater London.
We have successfully dealt with thousands of conveyancing transactions all over the country, even with clients from the other side of the world. It is not unknown for us to talk to clients outside the UK using Skype, and once we had clients in Thailand talking to us through an interpreter in New Zealand!
There will be no need for you to visit our offices or hand deliver documents. You need never leave Waltham Forest - our conveyancers will talk you through the process via phone and email, and everything works just as smoothly as it would if we were just down the road.
Online Conveyancing in Waltham Forest
There isn't really any such thing as online conveyancing. Clients come to us for conveyancing in Waltham Forest, Chingford, Walthamstow and all sorts of other places, having first found us via our website.
After that, the relationship between you and your conveyancer is the same as any other. We have the same professional obligations towards you, and deal with your conveyancing file in the same way.
It might feel like online conveyancing because you can talk to us through email on your computer, but really it is proper conveyancing.
Search Fees in Waltham Forest
Every local authority is different. We use an excellent, trusted national search provider, which means we can provide searches to clients in Waltham Forestand all over the country, knowing that we will get a product we're happy with and which we know is properly insured and protects your interests.
What is the process to instruct us for your conveyancing?
First, fill in our conveyancing quote form for conveyancing in Waltham Forest. You can find the links at the top of this page.
Our helpful conveyancing support team will then guide you through the initial stages, and once your conveyancing file is opened your Waltham Forest conveyancing solicitor and their small team will deal with the legal side of the conveyancing transaction. You'll be given direct contact details for your conveyancing lawyers and they'll keep in touch with you every step of the way.
Whether you're moving to Waltham Forest or away from Waltham Forest to somewhere else, our conveyancing team can help you do so with the minimum of fuss and inconvenience.
Fees for conveyancing in Waltham Forest
Our fees are transparent and, so long as the situation does not change (for example so long as your property doesn't turn out to be leasehold when we thought it was freehold) the fee we quote is the fee you will be charged.
We don't add extras on for things like photocopying, postage, or the like. Those are our overheads and we don't pass them on to you.
All our conveyancing fees are dependent on the nature and value of the transaction, so we naturally charge a bit more for more complicated and high value work. However, the fee charged will be the same for a customer in Newcastle as it would be for someone in London, or indeed in Waltham Forest.
There are some aspects of our conveyancing fees which we can't change. Fees charged by other bodies such as HM Land Registry, or by HMRC for Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) are out of our control.
Introduction to Waltham Forest
Waltham Forest is a borough situated in North East London. It has a population of 268,020 as of 2014, and covers around 15 square miles, which is moderately large for a London borough. Like many London boroughs it was formed in 1965 through the merging of the Municipal boroughs of Chingford, Leyton and Walthamstow.
The borough is incredibly contrasted; Leyton in the south of the borough is comprised of alot of built-up urban development, Walthamstow in the centre is the administrative hub and Chingford in the North consists of alot of affluent residential development, open spaces and an array of resevoirs. Part of Epping Forest also reaches the top of the borough.
The borough is also well known for it Arts and Culture. For instance, the Stuckism art movement was founded in the borough and the Grime music genre also has a firm basis in the area, partially due to notable residents such as Lethal Bizzle.
Visitors may also attend the borough to watch Leyton Orient Football Club play (who currently play in Football League One) at Brisbane Road.
Waltham Forest was also one of four boroughs in East London to host the 2012 Olympics. Eton Manor, in Leyton, hosted the Synchronised swimming as well as some of the Water Polo.
The borough is also home to many education facilities, including 3 colleges, one of which, Leyton Sixth Form College, was the second college in the south of England to gain a licence.
The Central Line of the London underground also reaches the south of the Borough, and the Victoria Line reaches Walthamstow. Walthamstow also has London Overground stations which offer services to Liverpool Street Station.