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You can try and find the cheapest conveyancing solicitors in Coulsdon but be careful as you may get what you pay for.

Main reasons to let us help you find a high street conveyancing solicitor in Coulsdon

  • 1 Coulsdon solicitors have a crucial advantage when it comes to Coulsdon conveyancing as they have important local knowledge of local authority requirements, planning policies and other matters that will affect your sale or purchase
  • 2 Experience means that Coulsdon conveyancer have established excellent connections with Coulsdon local estate agents, banks, building societies, landlords and property developers enabling them to liaise at speed with all concerned in the process of undertaking your house sale or purchase in Coulsdon.
  • 3 Peace of mind comes when you select the very best, most recommended conveyancing solicitors. Coulsdon has a number to pick from, but for a truly dependable and dependable service many local people have been use the endorsement of this site.
  • 4 Low cost packages from online conveyancers might be tempting. However, these companies are often based many miles away with limited understanding of the factors that affect property transactions in Coulsdon
  • 5 The hallmark of our conveyancing solicitors in Coulsdon is quality not quantity. The level of service offered by conveyancing "factories" (sometimes 'recommended' by large estate agency chains) often falls short of the high standards of professionalism you would hope for.

Examples of recent conveyancing in Coulsdon since April 2021*

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Coulsdon

Does a directory service exist listing Co-operative panel conveyancers in Coulsdon on the Council of Mortgage Lender’s Website?

No. There is no such directory service on the CML or Building Society Association sites. Very few lenders make their panel listings visible over the internet. If you are in need of a Coulsdon property lawyer on the Co-operative please make the most of our tool.

HSBC have agreed my mortgage in principle, my offer on a flat in Coulsdon has been agreed to, now what?

The estate agent will need to know who your solicitors are (make sure the conveyancers are on the lender’s panel). Contact HSBC or your broker and complete any appropriate documentation. HSBC will instruct a valuer who will get in touch with the estate agent or seller to arrange an appointment. Once carried out (assuming no problems) it takes on average ten days to get a mortgage offer. HSBC will send the offer to you and your conveyancers. The legal work will then take it’s course according the nature and complexity of the conveyancing in Coulsdon.

Our sealed bid on a property in Coulsdon has been agreed to, but there is a chain. The vendors have put an offer on a property, however it’s not yet tied up, and have viewings of other properties booked. I have selected a nearby conveyancing solicitor in Coulsdon. What do I do now? When do I get the mortgage application with UBS started?

It is understandable to have anxieties where there is a chain as you are unlikely to want to be too out of pocket prematurely (home loan application is in the region of one thousand pounds, then valuation, Coulsdon conveyancing search charges, etc). The first course of action is to ensure that your conveyancer is on the UBS approved list. Regarding the subsequent phase this very much depends on the circumstances of your case, desire for this property and on the state of the market. During a hot market the majority of buyers would apply for the mortgage with UBS and pay for the valuation and only if it comes back ok would they pay their conveyancing practitioner to proceed with the conveyancing in Coulsdon.

I have todayfound out that Action Conveyancing have been shut down. They conducted my conveyancing in Coulsdon for a purchase of a leasehold apartment 9 months ago. How can I establish that the property is in my name in the name of the previous owner?

The quickest method to see if the property is in your name, you can carry out a search of the land registry (£3.00). You can either do this yourself or ask a law firm to do this for you. If you are not registered you can seek help from one of a number of Coulsdon conveyancing specialists.

I am looking for a leasehold apartment up to £245,000 and identified one round the corner in Coulsdon I like with amenity areas and railway links in the vicinity, however it only has 49 years unexpired on the lease. There is not much else in Coulsdon in this price bracket, so just wondered if I would be making a grave error acquiring a short lease?

If you need a home loan the shortness of the lease will likely be an issue. Reduce the price by the expected lease extension will cost if not already taken into account. If the existing owner has owned the premises for a minimum of 2 years you can ask them to start the process of the extension and then assign it to you. An additional ninety years can be extended on to the existing lease term and have £0 ground rent by law. You should speak to your conveyancing lawyer concerning this matter.

How simple is it to swap conveyancer as I need to choose a firm on the Lloyds TSB Bank conveyancing list. I hired a high street conveyancing solicitor in Coulsdon round the corner but he is not accepted by Lloyds TSB Bank

It would be our pleasure to assist you find a conveyancing solicitor in Coulsdon on the Lloyds TSB Bank panel. Please note that the property lawyers that we work with do not pay us fee if you instruct them and are authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority who regulate all conveyancing solicitors in Coulsdon. In making use of the find a conveyancing solicitor tool on this website, you can compare and instruct different solicitors and conveyancers both nationally and in Coulsdon.

Following months of negotiations we simply can't agree with our landlord on how much the lease extension should cost for our flat in Coulsdon. Does the Leasehold Valuation Tribunal have jurisdiction to calculate the appropriate figures?

You certainly can. We can put you in touch with a Coulsdon conveyancing firm who can help.

An example of a Freehold Enfranchisement matter before the tribunal for a Coulsdon flat is 223 Brighton Road in September 2013. The premium payable for the acquisition freehold of the properties should be £10,934 (Ten thousand,nine hundred and thirty four pounds) This case related to 3 flats. The unexpired term as at the valuation date was 75 years.

What makes a Coulsdon lease problematic?

Leasehold conveyancing in Coulsdon is not unique. Most leases are individual and drafting errors can sometimes mean that certain clauses are erroneous. The following missing provisions could result in a defective lease:

    Insurance obligations

A defective lease will likely cause problems when trying to sell a property as they can affect a potential buyer’s ability to obtain a mortgage. HSBC Bank, Norwich and Peterborough Building Society, and Aldermore all have very detailed conveyancing instructions when it comes to what is expected in a lease. Where a lender has been advised by their lawyers that the lease is problematic they may refuse to grant the mortgage, obliging the buyer to pull out.

I need to find a lender panel solicitor in Coulsdon. Could you help me?

Unfortunately it’s not apparent why you need a Coulsdon panel solicitor but in any event, if you can not find one on our search tool you will need to speak directly to the lender to find out which solicitors in Coulsdon are on their panel . If you do find such a firm in Coulsdon not listed please direct them to our site to list. At a fee of one pound per month it is not expensive to register on the site

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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 could include advice on Leasehold Valuation Tribunal proceedings

  • 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 non-comprehensive list of solicitors in Coulsdon practicing in commercial conveyancing in Coulsdon. This may include advice on commercial leases including all matters relating to landlord and tenant law
  • 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

Planning law solicitors in Coulsdon regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority

The list below is a small selection of solicitors in Coulsdon practicing in planning law. The solicitors can give expert legal advice on all aspects of planning, including special planning controls
  • Cuff And Gough Llp, Lamborn Place, 26 High Street, Banstead, Surrey, SM7 2LJ
  • Gowen & Stevens Llp, 5 Mulgrave Chambers, 26-28 Mulgrave Road, Sutton, Surrey, SM2 6LE
  • Crescent Law, 81 London Road, Morden, Surrey, SM4 5HP

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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