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Cheap conveyancing in Kingston Vale does not necessarily mean low quality - but the odds are stacked against you

Reasons to use our Kingston Vale conveyancing solicitors

  • 1 The hallmark of our conveyancing solicitors in Kingston Vale is quality not quantity. The level of service offered by conveyancing "factories" (sometimes 'recommended' by national chain estate agents) often falls short of the high standards of professionalism you would hope for.
  • 2 Kingston Vale solicitors work in partnership with Kingston Vale estate agents, property finders, surveyors, mortgage companies and other professionals to ensure that a quality service is provided to buyers and sellers every step of the way, helping make the process as straightforward as possible
  • 3 Low cost packages from online conveyancers might seem attractive. However, these firms are often located many miles away with little understanding of the factors that impact property transactions in Kingston Vale
  • 4 Using a high street Solicitor in the main results in a more bespoke service. Sometimes when dealing with a an online conveyancing factory, your transaction is dealt with by a team of people who who update you by reading from their computer screens.
  • 5 There is a strong possibility the other side’s conveyancers have offices in Kingston Vale - if so both parties are likely to be less confrontational

Examples of recent conveyancing in Kingston Vale since June 2019*

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Kingston Vale

How do I identify freehold conveyancing in Kingston Vale?

First ask connections who they would recommend.

Second, search the web for conveyancing in Kingston Vale. Ring two or three listed and request that they send you their conveyancing fees and discuss your needs with the solicitor who will handle the legal process in advance ofmaking your decision.

Third is to use our search tool to assist you in finding the right lawyers taking into account your unique expectations including the type of property,timings, complexity and who your intended lender is. Avoid the trap of appointing £100 conveyancing in Kingston Vale

I am the registered owner of a freehold property in Kingston Vale but still invoiced for rent, why is this and what is this?

It is rare for properties in Kingston Vale and has limited impact for conveyancing in Kingston Vale but some freehold properties in England (particularly common in North West England) pay an annual sum known as a Chief Rent or a Rentcharge to a third party who has no other legal interest in the land.

Rentcharge payments are usually between £2.00 and £5.00 per year. Rentcharges date back hundreds of years, but the Rent Charge Act 1977 barred the creation of fresh rentcharges from 1977 onwards.

Previous rentcharges can now be extinguished by making a one off payment under the Act. Any rentcharges that are still in existence after 2037 is to be dispensed with completely.

I am buying a semi-detached house in Kingston Vale. Can I do my own conveyancing?

Leaving aside the complexities and merits of DIY conveyancing in Kingston Vale you will have to appoint a solicitor on your mortgage company's conveyancing panel to look after their interests. Most people therefore find it easier to let the solicitor act for them and the lender. Furthermore there is minimal cost savings to be made in you doing conveyancing for yourself and another lawyer conducting the conveyancing for the lender. Please feel free to use the search tool to find a lawyer on your lender panel in Kingston Vale.

How does conveyancing in Kingston Vale differ for newly converted properties?

Most buyers of new build or newly converted property in Kingston Vale approach us having been asked by the seller to sign contracts and commit to the purchase even before the property is completed. This is because developers in Kingston Vale usually buy the site, plan the estate and want to get the plots sold off as they are building the properties. Buyers, therefore, will have to exchange contracts without actually seeing the house they are buying. To reduce the chances of losing the property, buyers should instruct conveyancing solicitors as soon as the property is reserved and mortgage applications should be submitted quickly. Due to the fact that it could be several months and even years between exchange of contracts and completion, the mortgage offer may need to be extended. It would be wise to use a lawyer who specialises in new build conveyancing especially if they are used to new build conveyancing in Kingston Vale or who has acted in the same development.

Yesterday I discovered that there is a flying freehold issue on a house I put an offer in last month in what was supposed to be a quick, no chain conveyancing. Kingston Vale is where the house is located. Is there any guidance you can give?

Flying freeholds in Kingston Vale are rare but are more likely to exist in relation to terraced houses. Even though you don't necessarily need a conveyancing solicitor in Kingston Vale you must be sure that your lawyer goes through the deeds very carefully. Your mortgage company may require your conveyancing solicitor to take out an indemnity policy. Some of the more diligent conveyancing solicitors in Kingston Vale 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.

My husband and I are novice buyers - had an offer accepted, but the selling agent told us that the seller will only move forward if we use their chosen conveyancers as they need a ‘quick sale’. My instinct tells me that we should use a high street conveyancer who is accustomed to conveyancing in Kingston Vale

We suspect that the seller is unaware of this request. If they desire ‘a quick sale', taking such a hostile approach to a motivated buyer is going to damage their objectives. Speak to the owners direct and make the point that (a)you are motivated buyers (b)you are ready to go, with finances arranged © you are unencumbered (d) you intend to proceed fast (e)but you will continue to use your own,trusted Kingston Vale conveyancing firm - not the ones that will provide the negotiator at the agency a kickback or meet his conveyancing figures pre-set by corporate headquarters.

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Sample of conveyancing solicitors in Kingston Vale regulated by the SRA

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

  • Pamela Clemo & Co, 146 Coombe Lane West, Kingston upon Thames, Surrey, KT2 7DE
  • C L Clemo & Co, 88 Copse Hill, London, SW20 0EF
  • Callaghan & Co, Coombe House, 118 Coombe Lane West, Kingston upon Thames, Greater London, KT2 7DD
  • Michael & Company, 75 Cottenham Park Road, London, SW20 0DR
  • Wsm (solicitors) Llp, Woodcock House, Gibbard Mews, 37-38 High Street, Wimbledon, London, SW19 5BY

Residential Landlord and Tenant Conveyancing solicitors in Kingston Vale

The list below is a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in Kingston Vale specialising in landlord and tenant law and on the regulations governing different types of tenancies. This should include advice on Court proceedings for possession

  • C L Clemo & Co, 88 Copse Hill, London, SW20 0EF
  • Broome Palmer Solicitors, Eldon Park House, 43 Church Road, London, SW19 5DQ
  • Peacock & Co, 94 High Street, Wimbledon Village, London, SW19 5EG
  • Peace Farnell Limited, 9 Kingsmere Road, London, SW19 6PY
  • Pegasus Solicitors Limited, 60 High Street, New Malden, Surrey, KT3 4EZ

Planning law solicitors in Kingston Vale regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority

The practices listed below are a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in Kingston Vale specialising in planning law. This should include advice on making sure people do what the planning regulations say
  • Wsm (solicitors) Llp, Woodcock House, Gibbard Mews, 37-38 High Street, Wimbledon, London, SW19 5BY
  • Pegasus Solicitors Limited, 60 High Street, New Malden, Surrey, KT3 4EZ
  • Gregsons, St Christophers House, 19 Tabor Grove, London, SW19 4EX
  • Capsticks Solicitors Llp, 1 St. Georges Road, Wimbledon, London, SW19 4DR
  • Ashworths Solicitors Llp, The Old Exchange, 12 Compton Road, Wimbledon, London, SW19 7QD

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

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