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Coulsdon Conveyancing Statistics*

  • 1 99 is the median number of years remaining on leases in Coulsdon
  • 2 February was the busiest month and January was the next busiest month while December was the least busiest month of the year for conveyancing in Coulsdon
  • 3 Average time from start to completion was 83 days for conveyancing in Coulsdon
  • 4 Average Stamp Duty Payable for this year to date was £14,907
  • 5 Average time frame of 12 days for registration of title in Coulsdon

Examples of recent conveyancing in Coulsdon since April 2020*

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Coulsdon

We were about to retain a conveyancing solicitor in Coulsdon found by you but have come across some other estimates on the internet appear less expensive – how come?

You can find many firms of conveyancing outfits marketing what appear to be cut price. We would encourage you to think long and hard as to how much you respect your own move to want to be penny wise pound foolish concerning the standard of the conveyancing. Some hide extras well inside the terms of business. The conveyancers that we put forward for conveyancing in Coulsdon will notdo this.

As a novice what is the most important piece of guidance you can impart regarding purchase conveyancing in Coulsdon?

You may not hear this from too many lawyers but conveyancing in Coulsdon and elsewhere in England and Wales is an adversarial experience. In other words, when it comes to conveyancing there exists an abundance of opportunity for conflict between you and others involved in the ownership transfer. For instance, the vendor, estate agent and on occasion the lender. Appointing a lawyer for your conveyancing in Coulsdon should not be taken lightly as your conveyancer is your adviser, and is the ONLY person in the legal process whose responsibility is to look after your legal interests and to protect you.

On occasion a potential adversary will try and convince you that you should follow their advice. For instance, the estate agent may claim to be helping by claiming that your conveyancer is slow. Or your financial adviser may tell you to do something that is against your conveyancers advice. You should always trust your lawyer above all other parties when it comes to the legal transfer of property.

I own a terraced Georgian property in Coulsdon. Conveyancing practitioner represented me and Nottingham Building Society. I did a free Land Registry search last week and there are a couple of entries: the first freehold, another for leasehold under the matching property. I'd like to know for sure, how can I find out??

You need to read the Freehold register you have again and check the Charges Register as there may be mention of a lease. The best way to be sure that you are also the registered owner of the leasehold and freehold title as well is to check (£3). It is not completely unheard of in Coulsdon and other areas of the country and poses no real issues for owners other than when they mortgage they have to account for both freehold and leasehold interests when dealing with mortgage companies. You can also enquire as to the position with the conveyancing practitioner who conducted the conveyancing.

My business partner and I are planning to take an assignment of a lease of a shop on the high street. Can you recommend conveyancers offering no-sale-no fees for non-domestic conveyancing in Coulsdon for less than £1,200?

We can recommend firms who have an in-depth of experience of commercial conveyancing in Coulsdon, including the disposal and acquisition of businesses as well as simply premises. Whether you are intending to buy or dispose of a shop, pub, restaurant, office, retail unit or a complete business we will put you in touch with the right lawyer. Regarding the fees this will depend on the structure and heads of terms of the deal. Please provide us with your details or telephone us so that we may supply you with comprehensive commercial conveyancing calculation.

I have been sourcing a conveyancing lawyer in Coulsdon for my house move. Can I check a firm’s record with the legal regulator?

Members of the public can see documented Solicitor Regulator Association (SRA) determinations resulting from investigations from 2008 onwards. Go to Check a solicitor's record. For information Pre 2008, or to check a solicitors record, ring 0870 606 2555, 08.00 - 18.00 any week day save for Tuesday when lines open at 9.30am. For callers outside the UK, dial +44 (0)121 329 6800. The SRA may monitor telephone calls for training purposes.

Do I have to attend the offices of the mortgage company conveyancing panel solicitor to sign the mortgage deed? If so, I will choose one who does conveyancing in Coulsdon as it will be easier to pop in to their offices when needed.

Most conveyancing panel lawyers for the mortgage company undertake conveyancing via the post, internet or over the phone. This means that they can undertake your Conveyancing Transaction no matter where you live in England or Wales. YOu dont have to use a conveyancing solicitor in Coulsdon. However you should check if you can still book an appointment to go into appointed conveyancing lawyer if you prefer.

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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 list below is a small selection of solicitors in Coulsdon with expertise in landlord and tenant law and on the regulations governing different types of tenancies. This will likely include advice on Terms and conditions of tenancy agreements

  • 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

Domestic Licensed Conveyancers in Coulsdon regulated by the Council of Licensed Conveyancers

Please note that the listed conveyancers do not limit their work for conveyancing in Coulsdon but also conveyancing across England and Wales.
  • Sutherland & Co , Crown House, KT20 7ST

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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