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Reasons to use our Croydon conveyancing solicitors

  • 1 Low cost packages from online conveyancers might be tempting. However, these organisations are often based hundreds of miles away with limited understanding of the factors that affect property transactions in Croydon
  • 2 The accumulation of transactions means that Croydon conveyancer have developed excellent connections with Croydon local estate agents, banks, building societies, landlords and house builders enabling them to liaise at speed with all parties involved in the process of dealing with your home move in Croydon.
  • 3 Solicitors accustomed to conveyancing in Croydon are familiar with the local issues peculiar to Croydon and therefore you may benefit from better guidance and expeditious conveyancing.
  • 4 Conveyancer conveyancing lawyers have valuable personal connections with Croydon estate agents and work very closely with them and local surveyors so as to ensure transactions proceed expeditiously.
  • 5 The Croydon conveyancing practitioners that are listed are dedicated to providing value for money, efficient and accessible conveyancing service to purchasers, sellers and investors in Croydon

Examples of recent conveyancing in Croydon since October 2020*

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Croydon

Do the conveyancing solicitors via your comparison service execute conveyancing in Croydon by way of an attended exchange?

We do have a number of conveyancing experts who can conduct attended exchanges. Do contact us to obtain a costs illustration and details as to dates.

Finally the sale completed on my house in Croydon last February but my buyer keeps e-mailing every few hours to moan that their lawyer is waiting to hear from mylawyer. What are the post completion sale legalities now that I have sold?

Following your disposal your solicitor should forward the transfer documentation and all of the paperwork to the buyer’s lawyers. Where relevant, your conveyancer must also send confirmation that the legal charge in favour of the lender has been repaid to the purchasers conveyancers. There are no post completion procedures peculiar conveyancing in Croydon.

I moved into my apartment on 5 August and my personal details is not yet on the land registry website. Need I be worried? My conveyancing solicitor in Croydon said it would be concluded in less than a month. Are titles in Croydon uniquely lengthy to register?

As far as conveyancing in Croydon registration is no faster or slower than anywhere else in England and Wales. As opposed to being determined by geographic area, timescales can adjust according to the party submitting the application, whether there are errors and if the Land registry must send notices to any other parties. At present roughly three quarters of submission are fully addressed within 12 days but occasionally there can be longer delays. Registration is effected after the new owner has moved in to the premises thus 'speed' is not always primary concern yet if there is a degree of urgency associated with the registration then you or your lawyers must communicate with the Registry to express the reasoning for the application to be prioritised.

The estate agent has sent us the confirmation of our purchase of a new build apartment in Croydon. Conveyancing is necessary evil at the best of times but I have never purchased a new build flat before. Can you give me some examples of some of the questions asked in new build conveyancing.

Set out below is a sample of a selection of leasehold new build enquiries that you can expect your new-build leasehold conveyancing in Croydon

    Has the Lease plan been approved by the Land Registry and if not when will they be lodged for this purpose? The Landlord must covenant to assume the management if the Management Company goes into liquidation or otherwise defaults in running the management scheme. Will the freehold then be transferred for a nominal consideration (not exceeding £100) to the Management Company? The Lease must contain a provision on behalf of the Vendor to pay the service charges in respect of unoccupied units in order to ensure that all services can be provided. Where there is an Undertaking being granted there is the risk of forfeiture of the Headlease subject to relief if one or more of the Underlessees are willing to accept the original Head Lessee’s obligations as otherwise relief will be denied to the Underlessees. The only alternatives are the Head Lessor agreeing not to forfeit the Headlease or the Head Lessee guaranteeing to the Underlessees that it will not be in breach of the Headlease.

Yesterday I discovered that there is a flying freehold issue on a property I have offered on two weeks back in what was supposed to be a straight forward, no chain conveyancing. Croydon is where the house is located. What do you suggest?

Flying freeholds in Croydon are rare but are more likely to exist in relation to terraced houses. Even though you don't necessarily need a conveyancing solicitor in Croydon you would need to get your solicitor to go through the deeds diligently. Your lender may require your conveyancing solicitor to take out an indemnity policy. Some of the more diligent conveyancing solicitors in Croydon may determine that this is not enough and that the deeds be re-written to give you the most up to date legal protection. If so, the next door neighbour also had to sign up to the revised deeds.It is possible that your lender will not accept the situation so the sooner you find out the better. You should also check with your insurance broker as to whether they will insure a flying freehold residence.

In what way does the Landlord & Tenant Act 1954 impact my commercial property in Croydon and how can you help?

The particular law that you refer to provides a safeguard to commercial lessees, granting the right to make a request to court for a renewal tenancy and remain in occupation when the lease reaches an end. There are limited grounds that a landlord can refuse a lease renewal and the rules are involved. Fees are different for commercial conveyancing. Croydon is one of the numerous locations in which the firms we work with are based

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Sample of conveyancing solicitors in Croydon regulated by the SRA

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

  • Percy Holt & Nowers, 42 George Street, Croydon, Surrey, CR9 1NE
  • Mansouri & Son, 37a - 37b High Street, Croydon, Surrey, CR0 1QB
  • Streeter Marshall, 74 High Street, Croydon, Surrey, CR9 2UU
  • Ormerods, 45 Friends Road, Croydon, Surrey, CR0 1ED
  • Cardinal Solicitors, 2nd Floor, 51-53 London Road, Croydon, Surrey, CR0 2RF

Domestic Licensed Conveyancers in Croydon regulated by the CLC

Please note that the listed conveyancers do not limit their work for conveyancing in Croydon but also conveyancing across England and Wales.
  • R & C Property Lawyers Llp, 10A Upper Tooting Road, SW17 7PG
  • Walter Saunders, 382 Brockley Road, SE4 2BY

Planning law solicitors in Croydon regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority

The list below is a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in Croydon with expertise in planning law. This should include advice on applications about listed buildings and conservation areas
  • Gowen & Stevens Llp, 5 Mulgrave Chambers, 26-28 Mulgrave Road, Sutton, Surrey, SM2 6LE
  • A E Short, 144 Bromley Road, Beckenham, Kent, BR3 6PG
  • Crescent Law, 81 London Road, Morden, Surrey, SM4 5HP
  • Jeremy Marozzi & Co Solicitors, 12 Merton Park Parade, Wimbledon, London, SW19 3NT
  • Wellers Law Group Llp, Tenison House, Tweedy Road, Bromley, Kent, BR1 3NF

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

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