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Kingston upon Thames Conveyancing Statistics*

  • 1 Average Stamp Duty Payable for this year to date was £23,901
  • 2 Average time from start to completion was 41 days for conveyancing in Kingston upon Thames
  • 3 Percentage of leasehold conveyancing purchases in Kingston upon Thames is 31% where there is a share in the management company or freehold company
  • 4 was the busiest month and was the next busiest month while was the least busiest month of the year for conveyancing in Kingston upon Thames
  • 5 125 is the median number of years remaining on leases in Kingston upon Thames

Examples of recent conveyancing in Kingston upon Thames since February 2021*

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Kingston upon Thames

My fiance’s sister is a conveyancer. I hope that I'll be able to get preferential pricing for conveyancing, but if not, what kind of figure would I typically be looking at for conveyancing in Kingston upon Thames?

It’s sensible to obtain two or three conveyancing quotes. Do use our comparison tool on this page. You will notice that charges seem to vary but the service one can expect are distinct between conveyancers as is true with the vast majority of professional services.

Do the conveyancing lawyers identified via your search tool conduct attended exchange conveyancing in Kingston upon Thames?

There are a few conveyancing specialists who can conduct attended exchanges. You should contact us to get a fee calculation and details as to dates.

Having invested time looking at moneysavingexpert.com for a conveyancing solicitor in Kingston upon Thames, many say that I should instruct a CQS kitemarked lawyer. Can you explain what CQS is?

The Law Society's Conveyancing Quality Scheme is the recognised kitemark for legal experts in buying or selling property, trusted by some of the UK's biggest banks. Four years ago the Conveyancing Quality Scheme was officially recognised by the Legal Ombudsman. The scheme does not cover licenced conveyancers. Kingston upon Thames is one of the numerous areas of the UK where there are CQS lawyers.

How can we tell if a Kingston upon Thames conveyancing solicitor on the Yorkshire BS panel is any good?

When it comes to conveyancing in Kingston upon Thames obtaining recommendations is a sensible start. Before you go ahead, check if they offer a no sale no fee offer. Also, you often get what you pay for - a firm which quotes more, will often provide a better service than one advertising the lowest fees. We would always advise that you speak with the solicitor carrying out your conveyancing.

After much negotiation I have agreed a price on an apartment in Kingston upon Thames. My financial adviser suggested a conveyancer. I paid an on account payment of £175. A few days later, the lawyer contacted me embarrassingly acknowledging that they were not on the Virgin Money conveyancing panel. Am I right in thinking that I should be due a refund?

You should be able to recover this from the law firm if they were not on the Virgin Money panel. They should have asked at the outset which lender you were obtaining a mortgage with. An important lesson to readers of this site is to check that the lawyers are on the appropriate lender panel.

I was told three weeks ago that my mortgage has been agreed to by Nationwide. Is it usual for Nationwide to only issue the offer once my solicitor in Kingston upon Thames is approved on their conveyancing panel? Nationwide have asked my solicitor to see a copy of their PI Insurance.

A lender would not issue a mortgage until they have details of a lawyer on their panel. It can take a few weeks for Nationwide to deal with your lawyer's application to be on the Nationwide conveyancing panel. There's no guarantee that your solicitor will be accepted.

I have been told that property searches are the primary cause of stalling in Kingston upon Thames conveyancing transactions. Is this right?

The Council of Property Search Organisations (CoPSO) released conclusions of a review by MoveWithUs that conveyancing searches do not feature within the common causes of hindrances in the conveyancing process. Local searches are not likely to feature in any delay in conveyancing in Kingston upon Thames.

Is there anything unique about your site and other online quote calculators for conveyancing in Kingston upon Thames?

At this site obtain a fixed fee costs illustration via a Solicitor or Licensed Conveyancer that has a full understanding of the issues for your conveyancing in Kingston upon Thames. As opposed to estate agents and brokerage sites we do not charge firms a commission if you choose them for your home move in Kingston upon Thames

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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

Commercial Conveyancing solicitors in Kingston upon Thames regulated by the SRA

The firms listed below are a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in Kingston upon Thames with expertise in commercial conveyancing in Kingston upon Thames. This should include advice on re-mortgaging commercial property
  • 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 Licensed Conveyancers in Kingston upon Thames regulated by the Council of Licensed Conveyancers

Please note that the listed conveyancers do not limit their work for conveyancing in Kingston upon Thames but also conveyancing across England and Wales.
  • Property Transfer Co-ordination Ptc, Corner House, KT1 2NR
  • Clay & Co Limited, First Floor, TW11 0HE
  • J Scollan & Co Property Lawyers, First Floor Canal Court, TW8 8JA
  • Stratega Law Ltd, Bldg 3 Chiswick Park, W4 5YA

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

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