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Kingston upon Thames Conveyancing Statistics*

  • 1 Average Land Registry Fee for this year to date was £540
  • 2 November was the busiest month and April was the next busiest month while February was the least busiest month of the year for conveyancing in Kingston upon Thames
  • 3 Average time from start to completion was 46 days for conveyancing in Kingston upon Thames
  • 4 Percentage of cases in Kingston upon Thames that are buy to let is 30%
  • 5 54% freehold and 46% leasehold conveyancing in Kingston upon Thames for this year to date

Examples of recent conveyancing in Kingston upon Thames since July 2019*

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Kingston upon Thames

Is there a search tool that I can utilise to investigate if the solicitor handling my conveyancing in Kingston upon Thames is on the mortgage lender’sapproved panel? I am looking to avoid the situation of having one lawyer for me and one for Chelsea Building Society thus spending £192.00 in another set of legal bill.

Please do take advantage of the find a conveyancing panel solicitor tool on this page. Please choose the mortgage company and type ‘Kingston upon Thames’ or your preferred area and you will be presented with numerous conveyancers offices in Kingston upon Thames or by proximity to you.

I know that there are debates on Chancel Insurance on online forums. Am I compelled to have this when buying a property in Kingston upon Thames? or Apparently there is a law dating back centuries that could mean that house owners residing in a parish church boundary will be compelled to pay for maintenance towards the chancel in proximity to the church. Is this relevant for conveyancing in Kingston upon Thames?

Unless a previous purchase of the house completed post 12 October 2013 you may take it that conveyancing practitioners delivering conveyancing in Kingston upon Thames to continue to propose a a chancel search and or insurance against a claim.

I am looking for a flat up to £235,500 and found one near me in Kingston upon Thames I like with open areas and transport links in the vicinity, however it only has 49 remaining years left on the lease. There is not much else in Kingston upon Thames suitable, so just wondered if I would be making a mistake buying a lease with such few years left?

Should you need a home loan the remaining unexpired lease term may be problematic. Reduce the offer by the anticipated lease extension will cost if it has not already been discounted. If the current proprietor has owned the premises for at least 2 years you can ask them to commence the lease extension formalities and then assign it to you. An additional ninety years can be extended on to the existing lease term with a zero ground rent applied. You should speak to your conveyancing solicitor concerning this matter.

My business partner and I are intending to take over a lease of an office on the high street. Can you recommend conveyancers offering no-sale-no fees for non-domestic conveyancing in Kingston upon Thames for less than 2k?

We are happy to recommend firms who have well rounded knowledge of commercial conveyancing in Kingston upon Thames, including the sale and acquisition of businesses as well as simply property. Whether you are hoping to buy or dispose of a shop, pub, restaurant, office, retail unit or a whole business we will put you in touch with the right lawyer. As for the fees these will vary based on the structure and terms of the proposed transaction. Please provide us with your contact information or telephone so as to enable us to provide you with comprehensive commercial conveyancing quote.

I need to retain a conveyancing solicitor for some conveyancing in Kingston upon Thames. I have chance upon a site which looks to be the ideal solution If it is possible to get all this stuff done via phone that would be ideal. Should I be concerned? What should out be looking out for?

As usual with these online conveyancers you need to read ALL the small print - did you notice the extra charge for dealing with the mortgage?

I have recently realised that I have 62 years left on my flat in Kingston upon Thames. I need to get lease extension but my landlord is absent. What options are available to me?

If you qualify, under the Leasehold Reform, Housing and Urban Development Act 1993 you can apply to the County Court for for permission to dispense with the service of the initial notice. This will mean that your lease can be granted an extra 90 years by the magistrate. However, you will be required to demonstrate that you or your lawyers have done all that could be expected to find the lessor. In some cases a specialist should be useful to conduct investigations and prepare a report which can be used as proof that the landlord can not be located. It is wise to seek advice from a solicitor both on devolving into the landlord’s disappearance and the vesting order request to the County Court covering Kingston upon Thames.

Having spent years of dialogue we are unable to agree with our landlord on how much the lease extension should cost for our flat in Kingston upon Thames. Does the Leasehold Valuation Tribunal have jurisdiction to calculate the appropriate figures?

Absolutely. We can put you in touch with a Kingston upon Thames conveyancing firm who can help.

An example of a Lease Extension decision for a Kingston upon Thames property is Flat D 15 Claremont Gardens in September 2013. TheTribunal determined in accordance with section48 and Schedule13 of the Leasehold Reform,Housing and Urban Development Act 1993 that the premium for the extended lease should be fourteen thousand one hundred and eighty seven pounds (£14,187.00) This case related to 1 flat.

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Sample of conveyancing solicitors in Kingston upon Thames regulated by the SRA

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

  • Palmers, 89-91 Clarence Street, Kingston upon Thames, Surrey, KT1 1QY
  • Matrix Legal Limited, Millennium House, 21 Eden Street, Kingston upon Thames, Surrey, KT1 1BL
  • Carter Bells Llp, Kings Stone House, 12 High Street, Kingston upon Thames, Surrey, KT1 1HD
  • Rose & Rose Solicitors Llp, 40 High Street, Kingston upon Thames, Surrey, KT1 1HL
  • Simpson Millar Llp, 25-29 High Street, Kingston upon Thames, Surrey, KT1 1LL

Residential Landlord and Tenant Conveyancing solicitors in Kingston upon Thames

The list below is a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in Kingston upon Thames specialising in landlord and tenant law and on the regulations governing different types of tenancies. This may include advice on Rent Act Protected, Assured and Assured Shorthold tenancies

  • Matrix Legal Limited, Millennium House, 21 Eden Street, Kingston upon Thames, Surrey, KT1 1BL
  • Carter Bells Llp, Kings Stone House, 12 High Street, Kingston upon Thames, Surrey, KT1 1HD
  • Rose & Rose Solicitors Llp, 40 High Street, Kingston upon Thames, Surrey, KT1 1HL
  • Simpson Millar Llp, 25-29 High Street, Kingston upon Thames, Surrey, KT1 1LL
  • Sherwood Wheatley, 48 High Street, Kingston upon Thames, Surrey, KT1 1HW

Planning law solicitors in Kingston upon Thames regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority

The practices listed below are a small selection of solicitors in Kingston upon Thames with expertise in planning law. This may include advice on applications about listed buildings and conservation areas
  • Pegasus Solicitors Limited, 60 High Street, New Malden, Surrey, KT3 4EZ
  • Wsm (solicitors) Llp, Woodcock House, Gibbard Mews, 37-38 High Street, Wimbledon, London, SW19 5BY
  • Galloway Hughes Llp, Aissela, 46 High Street, Esher, Surrey, KT10 9QY
  • Gregsons, St Christophers House, 19 Tabor Grove, London, SW19 4EX
  • Hunter Peddell Property Law, Oak House, 39/41 The Parade, Claygate, Esher, Surrey, KT10 0PB

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

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