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  • 1 Firms accustomed to conveyancing in Colliers Wood have a grasp oflocal issues specific to Colliers Wood and therefore you may benefit from better guidance and expeditious conveyancing.
  • 2 Over the years Colliers Wood lawyer have established valuable links with Colliers Wood local estate agents, banks, building societies, landlords and property developers enabling them to liaise at speed with all concerned in the process of handling your conveyancing in Colliers Wood.
  • 3 The practices identified on our web pages have a mix of conveyancing practitioners, legal executives and support staff handling over one hundred thousand cases annually.
  • 4 The Colliers Wood conveyancing firms that are identified are dedicated to supplying the most cost, efficient and transparent conveyancing service to borrowers, sellers and remortgagors in Colliers Wood
  • 5 Colliers Wood property lawyer are the key to a successful Colliers Wood home move, keeping the process under control. They are on your side throughout, offering dedicated advice for the duration of your conveyancing

Examples of recent conveyancing in Colliers Wood since December 2018*

Conveyance

of flat London Road SW17 9HW, sold for £295,000. Leasehold conveyancing due diligence included: taking formal instructions from and updating the seller client, obtaining official copies of the title, agreeing completion date with parties

Purchase

of apartment Avarn Road SW17 9HA, acquired for £505,000. Leasehold conveyancing work included: drafting the sale agreement and Transfer, dealing with appropriate requisitions and enquiries, taking formal instructions from and updating the seller client

Sale

of semi residence, Carlwell Street, SW17 0SE completing on 20/12/2018 at a price of £440,000. The legal transfer of property included amongst the various tasks: taking formal instructions from and updating the seller client, ordering official copies of the title, agreeing completion date with parties

Sale

of semi-detached premises, Southcroft Road, SW17 9TW completing on 14/12/2018 at a price of £477,500. The conveyancing process included amongst the various tasks: taking formal instructions from and updating the seller client, setting up the completion formalities, sending title deeds and signed transfer to purchaser’s lawyers

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Colliers Wood

I am obtaining a mortgage with Santander. I hope to instruct a Licensed Conveyancer in Colliers Wood. Does the Santander Conveyancing panel exclude conveyancers regulated by the CLC?

The Santander conveyancing panel is, like many other lenders, represented by the Council or Mortgage Lenders or Building Society Association, open to Licensed Conveyancers regulated by the CLC.

My wife and I are intent on selling our property in Colliers Wood and the buyers lawyers are claiming that there is a risk of it being constructed land that was not decontaminated. Any high street Colliers Wood conveyancer would know this is not the case. It does beg the question why the purchasers are using an internet conveyancing firm rather than a conveyancing solicitor in Colliers Wood. We have lived in Colliers Wood for 5 years we know of no issue. Is it a good idea to get in touch with our local Authority to get confirmation need.

It sounds as though you may have a conveyancing lawyer currently acting for you. Are they able to advise? You must enquire of your lawyer before you do anything. It is very possible that once the local authority has been informed of a potential issue it cannot be insured against (a bit like being diagnosed with a serious illness and then taking out health insurance to cover that same ailment)

I'm purchasing my first flat in Colliers Wood with the aid of help to buy. The developers refused to reduce the amount so I negotiated five thousand pounds worth of extras instead. The property agent advised me not to tell my lawyer about the extras as it would adversely affect my loan with the bank. Should I keep quiet?.

All lenders require a Disclosure of Incentives Form from the builder of any new build, converted or renovated property, It is available online from the Lenders’ Handbook page on the CML website. CML form is completed and handed to the lender's surveyor when the inspection is done.

Lenders have different policies on incentives. Some accept none at all, cash or physical, while others will accept cash incentives up to 5%.

Hard to understand why the representative of a builder would be suggesting you withold information from a solicitor when all this will be clearly visible on forms the builder has to supply to its solicitor, the buyer's solicitor and the surveyor.

I am using a search engine for the words cheap conveyancing in Colliers Wood it shows results of numerous conveyancerslocally. How do I determine which is the suitable conveyancer for me?

The best method of seeking a suitable conveyancer is via trusted referral, so enquire of friends and relatives who have bought a property in Colliers Wood or a respected estate agent or mortgage broker. Charges for conveyancing in Colliers Wood vary, so it's advisable to secure a minimum of four estimates from different property lawyers. Be sure to obtain confirmation what costs in the quote includes.

What advice can you give us when it comes to finding a Colliers Wood conveyancing practice to carry out our lease extension conveyancing?

If you are instructing a solicitor for lease extension works (regardless if they are a Colliers Wood conveyancing practice) it is most important that he or she should be familiar with the legislation and specialises in this area of conveyancing. We advise that you talk with several firms including non Colliers Wood conveyancing practices prior to instructing a firm. If the firm is ALEP accredited then that’s a bonus. The following questions could be of use:

    What are the charges for lease extension work?

We have reached the end of our tether in trying to purchase the freehold in Colliers Wood. Can this matter be resolved via the Leasehold Valuation Tribunal?

Where there is a absentee freeholder or if there is disagreement about what the lease extension should cost, under the Leasehold Reform, Housing and Urban Development Act 1993 you can apply to the First-tier Tribunal (Property Chamber) to calculate the price payable.

An example of a Lease Extension decision for a Colliers Wood premises is 14 Nutwell Street in January 2014. The premium payable for the acquisition of a new lease of the subject premises was in the sum of £30,523 This case affected 1 flat. The remaining number of years on the lease was 62.94 years.

Is planning consent necessary to convert a single dwelling into a couple of appartments in Colliers Wood? This has occurred to a house adjacent to my home in Colliers Wood and was not aware of the conversion until it was finished.

Planning permission is needed for converting a single dwelling in Colliers Wood into apartments but probably not for reverting back to single dwelling-house so, in answer to your question, yes.

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Sample of conveyancing solicitors in Colliers Wood regulated by the SRA

It is important to note that the listed firms do not limit their work for conveyancing in Colliers Wood but also conveyancing throughout England and Wales.

  • Dean Manson Llp, 243 Mitcham Road, London, SW17 9JQ
  • Mahesen & Co, 30 Mellison Road, London, SW17 9AY
  • Kanaga Solicitors, 108 High Street Colliers Wood, London, SW19 2BT
  • Kenwright & Lynch, 2 Mitcham Road, Tooting Broadway, London, SW17 0TF
  • Broadway, First Floor, 40 Tooting High Street, London, SW17 0RG

Commercial Conveyancing solicitors in Colliers Wood regulated by the SRA

The list below is a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in Colliers Wood with expertise in commercial conveyancing in Colliers Wood. This could include advice on commercial leases including all matters relating to landlord and tenant law
  • Mahesen & Co, 30 Mellison Road, London, SW17 9AY
  • Kanaga Solicitors, 108 High Street Colliers Wood, London, SW19 2BT
  • Kenwright & Lynch, 2 Mitcham Road, Tooting Broadway, London, SW17 0TF
  • Broadway, First Floor, 40 Tooting High Street, London, SW17 0RG
  • Vas & Co Solicitors, 156 London Road, Mitcham, Surrey, CR4 3LD

Residential Licensed Conveyancers in Colliers Wood regulated by the Council of Licensed Conveyancers

Please be aware that the listed conveyancers do not limit their work for conveyancing in Colliers Wood but also conveyancing throughout England and Wales.
  • R & C Property Lawyers Llp, 10A Upper Tooting Road, SW17 7PG
  • Property Transfer Co-ordination Ptc, Corner House, KT1 2NR
  • Walter Saunders, 382 Brockley Road, SE4 2BY

*Source acknowledgement: House price data produced by Land Registry as well data supplied by Lexsure Ltd.

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