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Coulsdon Conveyancing Statistics*

  • 1 99 is the median number of years remaining on leases in Coulsdon
  • 2 Average Stamp Duty Payable for last year was £14,084
  • 3 Average time from start to completion was 84 days for conveyancing in Coulsdon
  • 4 Average Land Registry Fee for last year was £270
  • 5 Percentage of cases in Coulsdon that are buy to let is 7%

Examples of recent conveyancing in Coulsdon since October 2020*

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Coulsdon

Why would one appoint a Coulsdon conveyancing practice given that web based alternatives are less expensive?

Its a good idea to shop around for conveyancing costs in Coulsdon and you should seek a competitive estimate but don’t expend your energy getting the cheapest Coulsdon conveyancer. Finding the right conveyancer can be the difference between a smooth and a stressful house move. You need to ensure that you have expert advice from an experienced conveyancer. An e-mail can never be as helpful as a telephone conversation and can never replicate a one to one meeting. The firms that we work with will allocate you a qualified and experienced conveyancing solicitor that will deal with your conveyancing from start to finish, providing a level of hand holding that you are unlikely to received from an online conveyancer. He or She will contact you regularly to update you as to any developments making sure that you are never in the dark. If you ever need to call the office you will be sure who to ask for and we'll endeavour to make sure that you're not left wondering what's going on.

It is 10 years ago since I bought my home in Coulsdon. Conveyancing lawyers have now been appointed on the sale but I am unable to locate my title documents. Is this a problem?

Don’t worry too much. First the deeds may be with your mortgage company or they could be in the possession of the conveyancers who acted in your purchase. Secondly in all probability the title will be recorded at the land registry and you will be able to prove you are the registered owner by your conveyancing lawyers procuring current official copies of the land registers. Nearly all conveyancing in Coulsdon relates to registered property but in the rare situation where your home is unregistered it is more problematic but is resolvable.

Will commercial conveyancing searches reveal proposed roadworks that could affect a commercial estate in Coulsdon?

Its becoming the norm that commercial conveyancing solicitors in Coulsdon will carry out a SiteSolutions Highways report as it reduces the time that conveyancers spend in sourcing accurate data on highways that impact buildings and development assets in Coulsdon. The search result provides definitive data on the adoption status of roads, footpaths and verges, as well as the implication of traffic schemes and the rights of way surrounding a commercial development sites in Coulsdon.

For each commercial conveyancing transaction in Coulsdon it is crucial to investigate the adoption status of roads surrounding a site. Failure to identify developments where adoption procedures have not been dealt with adequately can result in delays to Coulsdon commercial conveyancing deals as well as pose a risk to future intentions for the site. These searches are not carried out for residential conveyancing in Coulsdon.

I used Stirling Law a few years ago for my conveyancing in Coulsdon. Now, I need the documents however the law firm is no longer operating. What do I do?

Do call the Solicitors Regulatory Authority (SRA) to help locate your conveyancing files. They can be contacted on please contact on 0870 606 2555. Alternatively, you should use their online form to make an enquiry. You will need to provide the SRA with as much information as possible to assist their search, including the name and address in Coulsdon of the conveyancing firm of solicitors you previously instructed, the name of conveyancing solicitor with whom you had dealings, and the date on which you last had dealings with the firm.

I am purchasing my first flat in Coulsdon with a mortgage from Birmingham Midshires. The developers refused to reduce the amount so I negotiated £7000 of extras instead. The house builders rep suggested that I not to tell my solicitor about this deal as it could impact my loan with the lender. Do I keep my lawyer in the dark?.

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.

My father-in-law has suggested that I use his lawyers for conveyancing in Coulsdon. Should I choose my own conveyancer?

Much as we are happy to recommend a Coulsdon conveyancing lawyer the ideal way to choose a conveyancing lawyer is to seek guidance from friends or family who have used the firm you're considering.

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Sample of conveyancing solicitors in Coulsdon regulated by the SRA

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

  • Rowe Radcliffe, 139 Brighton Road, Coulsdon, Surrey, CR5 2NJ
  • Terence Flynn & Co, 26a Chipstead Valley Road, Coulsdon, Surrey, CR5 2RA
  • Mcmillan Williams, M W House, 41 Chipstead Valley Road, Coulsdon, Surrey, CR5 2RB
  • Mcmillan Williams Solicitors Limited, M W House, 41 Chipstead Valley Road, Coulsdon, Surrey, CR5 2RB
  • Alfred James & Co Solicitors Llp, Alfred James House, 406a Brighton Road, South Croydon, Surrey, CR2 6AN

Residential Landlord and Tenant Conveyancing solicitors in Coulsdon

The firms listed below are a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in Coulsdon specialising in landlord and tenant law and on the regulations governing different types of tenancies. This should include advice on service charge disputes and the right to manage

  • Rowe Radcliffe, 139 Brighton Road, Coulsdon, Surrey, CR5 2NJ
  • Terence Flynn & Co, 26a Chipstead Valley Road, Coulsdon, Surrey, CR5 2RA
  • Mcmillan Williams Solicitors Limited, M W House, 41 Chipstead Valley Road, Coulsdon, Surrey, CR5 2RB
  • Awan Solicitors, 32 Pondfield Road, Kenley, Surrey, CR8 5JX
  • Forman Limited, Palmerston House, 814 Brighton Road, Purley, Surrey, CR8 2BR

Commercial Conveyancing solicitors in Coulsdon regulated by the SRA

The list below is a small selection of solicitors in Coulsdon practicing in commercial conveyancing in Coulsdon. This may include advice on buying and selling small and large scale commercial property and agricultural land
  • Rowe Radcliffe, 139 Brighton Road, Coulsdon, Surrey, CR5 2NJ
  • Terence Flynn & Co, 26a Chipstead Valley Road, Coulsdon, Surrey, CR5 2RA
  • Mcmillan Williams Solicitors Limited, M W House, 41 Chipstead Valley Road, Coulsdon, Surrey, CR5 2RB
  • Alfred James & Co Solicitors Llp, Alfred James House, 406a Brighton Road, South Croydon, Surrey, CR2 6AN
  • Anthony Leonard Associates, Airport House, Purley Way, Croydon, Surrey, CR0 0XZ

Neighboring Locations

Purley
Chipstead
Coulsdon
Netherne
Old Coulsdon

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

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