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Conveyancing in Earlsfield : Keep it Local

5 reasons to let us assist you select a high street conveyancing solicitor in Earlsfield

  • 1 Earlsfield solicitors are likely to have connections at the local Land Registry Office, Local Authority and estate agents
  • 2 Notwithstanding what alternative on-line conveyancers may claim it could be important to pop into your lawyer to sign legal papers. There are various parties with involved in a conveyancing transaction without needing to include Royal Mail into the pot.
  • 3 Using a a family Solicitor in the main results in a more personalised service. Sometimes when dealing with a large conveyancing firm, you tend to be looked after by a team of people who who update you by determining whether the ‘computers says no’.
  • 4 Earlsfield solicitor are the linchpin to a successful Earlsfield home move, keeping the process under control. They are on your side throughout, offering dedicated advice for the duration of your move
  • 5 Firms that specialise in conveyancing in Earlsfield are familiar with the local issues peculiar to Earlsfield and therefore you may benefit from better guidance and faster conveyancing.

Examples of recent conveyancing in Earlsfield since August 2023*


of terraced property, Winfrith Road, SW18 3BD completing on 04/09/2023 at a price of £1,180,000. The conveyancing process included amongst the various tasks: drafting the sale agreement and Transfer, dealing with appropriate requisitions and enquiries, setting up the completion formalities


of terraced premises, Magdalen Road, SW18 3PB completing on 25/08/2023 at a price of £1,100,000. The conveyancing process included amongst the various tasks: agreeing completion date with parties, preparing statement detailing charges, setting up the completion formalities


of apartment Earlsfield Road SW18 3DG, acquired for £430,000. Leasehold conveyancing legalities included: dealing with appropriate requisitions and enquiries, taking formal instructions from and updating the seller client, agreeing completion date with parties


of terraced premises, Nicosia Road, SW18 3RN completing on 01/09/2023 at a price of £4,100,000. The conveyancing process included amongst the various tasks: sending conveyancing papers to buyers representatives, sending the transfer to the seller for signature in readiness for completion, sending title deeds and executed transfer to buyer’s lawyers

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Earlsfield

Is there a reason to use a Earlsfield conveyancing solicitors firm given that national conveyancers are so much cheaper?

To take your time to find get 2 or 3 like-for-like quotes for conveyancing costs in Earlsfield and you should seek an affordable estimate but don’t expend your energy looking for the lowest priced Earlsfield conveyancer. Identifying the right conveyancer can mark the distinction between a smooth and a distressing move. You need to ensure that you have expert guidance from an experienced solicitor. Emails can't be as helpful as a phone conversation and are no substitute for a face to face consultation. The firms that we work with will appoint you a qualified and experienced conveyancing solicitor that will handle your conveyancing from beginning to end, providing a level of personalised service that you are unlikely to received from an online conveyancer. He or She will update you on any developments making sure that you are never in the dark. Should you need to phone the office you will be sure who you need to speak to and we'll ensure you are in the know.

The Earlsfield conveyancing firm handling our Earlsfield conveyancing has spotted a discrepancy when comparing the assumptions in the valuation survey and what is revealed within the title deeds. My solicitor has advised that he must check that the bank is OK with this discrepancy and is content to go ahead. Is my solicitor’s course or action appropriate?

Your conveyancer must comply with the UK Finance Lenders’ Handbook provisions which do require that your lawyer disclose any incorrect assumptions in the lender’s valuation report and the legal papers. Should you refuse to allow your lawyer to make the appropriate notification then your lawyer will have no choice but to discontinue acting for both parties.

My bid for a property was accepted at auction in Earlsfield. Conveyancing is needed. What is next?

Now that you are exchanged you should choose a conveyancing solicitor as a matter of urgency as you are facing a fast approaching a drop dead date to complete the conveyancing. An auction property will have an associated legal set of papers. This will include the copy title deeds, local authority and drainage searches. In the case of leasehold property the conveyancing pack should provide a copy of the lease, management information and a sellers leasehold information form and associated conveyancing paperwork relating to a leasehold property. You should give this to the lawyer instructed by you ASAP. Do make sure that that you have the requisite funding in place to complete the transaction on the set completion date.

Forgive me if this question is silly but I am unseasoned as a 1st time purchaser of a ground floor flat in Earlsfield. Do I collect the keys to the house on the completion date from my conveyancer? If this is the case, I will instruct a local conveyancing solicitor in Earlsfield?

On the day of completion you do not need to attend the conveyancers office in Earlsfield. Your solicitors will transfer the completion advance to the vendor’s solicitors, and shortly after the monies have arrived, you should be invited to receive the keys from the selling Agents and move into your new home. This tends to happen early afternoon.

My wife and I buying a terrace house in Earlsfield. We would like to an extension at the rear at the property.Will legal investigations on the property include checks to ascertain if these alterations were previously refused?

Your conveyancer should check the registered title as conveyancing in Earlsfield can occasionally identify restrictions in the title documents which prohibit categories of works or require the consent of another owner. Some extensions need local authority planning permissions and approval in compliance with building regulations. Many locations are designated conservation areas and special planning restrictions apply which frequently prevent or affect extensions. It would be prudent to check these issues with a surveyor before you commit yourself to a purchase.

I need some fast conveyancing in Earlsfield as I am faced with pressure to exchange contracts within 3 weeks. Fortunately I do not require a mortgage. Is it possible to avoid the conveyancing searches to save money and time?

If.Given you are are a mortgage free buyer you are at liberty not to do searches although no law firm would recommend that you don't. Drawing on our experience of conveyancing in Earlsfield the following are examples of issues that can appear and therefore impact the marketability of the property: Enforcement Notices, Overdue Fees, Overdue Grants, Unadopted Roads,...

Over the last few months I have been searching for a leasehold apartment up to £245,000 and found one close by in Earlsfield I like with amenity areas and transport links in the vicinity, however it's only got 52 years unexpired on the lease. I can't really find anything else in Earlsfield in this price bracket, so just wondered if I would be making a mistake acquiring a lease with such few years left?

If you require a home loan the remaining unexpired lease term may be an issue. Discount the price by the expected lease extension will cost if it has not already been discounted. If the current owner has owned the premises for at least 2 years you could request that they start the process of the extension and pass it to you. You can add 90 years to the current lease term with a zero ground rent applied. You should speak to your conveyancing solicitor about this matter.

We're novice buyers - had an offer accepted, yet the selling agent told us that the vendor will only move forward if we appoint the agent's chosen conveyancers as they need an ‘expedited deal’. We would rather use a local solicitor used to conveyancing in Earlsfield

It is highly unlikely the owners are behind this. If they desire ‘a quick sale', taking such a hostile approach to a serious purchaser is is going to put the whole deal at risk. Contact the owners directly and make sure they comprehend that (a)you are keen to buy (b)you are excited to move forward, with finances in place © you are chain free (d) you wish to move quickly (e)however you intend to use your own,trusted Earlsfield conveyancing solicitors - rather thanthose that will earn their estate agent a kickback or hit his conveyancing targets demanded by HQ.

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Commercial Conveyancing solicitors in Earlsfield regulated by the SRA

The firms listed below are a small selection of solicitors in Earlsfield specialising in commercial conveyancing in Earlsfield. This will likely include advice on taking a commercial lease as a tenant
  • Alen-buckley Llp, 2 Bennet Court, 1 Bellevue Road, London, SW17 7EG
  • A E P Zaleski, 179-181 Replingham Road, London, SW18 5LY
  • Southfields Solicitors Limited, 1 West Hill, Wandsworth, London, SW18 1RB
  • Bulcraigs, 2 Replingham Road, London, SW18 5LS
  • Zgrp Limited, Park House, 158-160 Arthur Road, Wimbledon, London, SW19 8AQ

Residential Licensed Conveyancers in Earlsfield regulated by the Council of Licensed Conveyancers

Please be aware that the listed conveyancers do not limit their work for conveyancing in Earlsfield but also conveyancing throughout England and Wales.
  • R & C Property Lawyers Llp, 10A Upper Tooting Road, SW17 7PG
  • Stratega Law Ltd, Sutherland House, W1F 7TE
  • Stratega Law Ltd, Bldg 3 Chiswick Park, W4 5YA
  • Property Transfer Co-ordination Ptc, Corner House, KT1 2NR
  • Ldn Conveyancing Ltd, 3 Acton Hill Mews, W3 9QN

Planning law solicitors in Earlsfield regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority

The list below is a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in Earlsfield practicing in planning law. The solicitors can give expert legal advice on all aspects of planning, including applications about listed buildings and conservation areas
  • Techlawyer Limited, 22 Groveside Court, Lombard Road, London, SW11 3RQ
  • Russell - Cooke Llp, 2 Putney Hill, London, SW15 6AB
  • Mark Taylor & Company, 310 Harbour Yard, Chelsea Harbour, London, SW10 0XD
  • Ashworths Solicitors Llp, The Old Exchange, 12 Compton Road, Wimbledon, London, SW19 7QD
  • William Innes, 56 Crescent Lane, London, SW4 9PU

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

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