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Reasons to use our Malden Rushett conveyancing solicitors

  • 1 Using a a family Solicitor on the whole results in a more personalised service. Online forums often suggest that in using a an online conveyancing factory, your transaction is handled by a team of people who who update you by determining whether the ‘computers says no’.
  • 2 Excellent communication and pure property local knowledge are key benefits that you should value when choosing conveyancing solicitors. Malden Rushett property deals can become significantly more stressful as a result of poor communication between all the parties. The lawyers listed strive to make sure that communication channels are open and act on arising issues and developments instantly.
  • 3 Solicitor conveyancing firms have excellent personal links with Malden Rushett estate agents and work very closely with them and local surveyors so as to ensure transactions proceed expeditiously.
  • 4 The practices shown on our web pages have a variation of conveyancing practitioners, legal executives and support staff handling over one hundred thousand cases annually.
  • 5 Malden Rushett conveyancing lawyers are likely to acquainted with the local Land Registry Office, Local Authority and estate agents

Examples of recent conveyancing in Malden Rushett since November 2020*

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Malden Rushett

My bank has suggested solicitors on their panel based in Malden Rushett but I would rather choose a conveyancing lawyer in Malden Rushett or nearer to where I live. Can you assist?

It is by no means the case that all Malden Rushett conveyancing solicitors are approved and listed on all lender’s conveyancing panel. Please make use of the above search tool to find a Malden Rushett conveyancing solicitor on the on the lender panel.

When it comes to mortgage companies such as Barclays, do Malden Rushett conveyancing practitioners face a yearly amount to be on the list of approved solicitors?

We are not aware of any lender fees to register on their list of approved firms, although some do levy an administration charge to deal with the processing of the conveyancing panel application.

Does a directory service exist listing Co-operative panel conveyancers in Malden Rushett on the Building Society Association’s Website?

No. There is no such tool on the Council of Mortgage Lenders or Building Society Association websites. A small selection of mortgage companies make their panel listings visible on the web. Where you are in need of a Malden Rushett conveyancer on the Co-operative please make the most of our facility.

I am currently in the process of buying my council flat in Malden Rushett. I have a mortgage agreed with HSBC. Conveyancing is new to me. Can I proceed without a solicitor easily? I think we can but we keep being told I should have one. Any advice?

It is not advisable to proceed with a house purchase without a solicitor. The council's solicitor are not acting for you. You need a solicitor for a number reasons. One of which is to verify what plans the Council have for repairs and refurbishment for the next five years. Many leaseholders have been stung for contributions of thousands of pounds. In any event, if you are getting a mortgage with HSBC, you will need to appoint a solicitor on the HSBC conveyancing panel.

Will our conveyancer be raising enquiries regarding flooding as part of the conveyancing in Malden Rushett.

The risk of flooding is if increasing concern for lawyers dealing with homes in Malden Rushett. There are those who acquire a house in Malden Rushett, completely expectant that at some time, it may be flooded. However, leaving to one side the physical damage, where a property is at risk of flooding, it may be difficult to obtain a mortgage, satisfactory insurance cover, or dispose of the premises. There are steps that can be taken during the course of a house purchase to forewarn the buyer.

Conveyancers are not best placed to offer advice on flood risk, but there are a numerous checks that may be carried out by the purchaser or by their solicitors which can give them a better understanding of the risks in Malden Rushett. The conventional set of property information forms given to a buyer’s lawyer (where the Conveyancing Protocol is adopted) includes a standard question of the owner to determine whether the premises has ever been flooded. In the event that the property has been flooded in past which is not notified by the owner, then a buyer may commence a compensation claim as a result of such an inaccurate answer. The buyer’s conveyancers will also conduct an enviro report. This should higlight whether there is any known flood risk. If so, further investigations will need to be initiated.

I used Arc property Solicitors a few years ago for my conveyancing in Malden Rushett. Now, I need the files however cannot find the solicitor. What do I do?

Do contact the Solicitors Regulatory Authority (SRA) to assist in tracing your conveyancing files. They can be contacted on please contact on 0870 606 2555. Alternatively, you should use their online form to make an enquiry. You will need to provide the SRA with as much information as possible to assist their search, including the name and address in Malden Rushett of the conveyancing firm of solicitors you previously retained, the name of conveyancing solicitor with whom you had dealings, and the date on which you last had dealings with the firm.

What advice can you give us when it comes to finding a Malden Rushett conveyancing firm to carry out our lease extension conveyancing?

If you are instructing a solicitor for your lease extension (regardless if they are a Malden Rushett conveyancing practice) it is most important that he or she should be familiar with the legislation and specialises in this area of work. We advise that you talk with two or three firms including non Malden Rushett conveyancing practices prior to instructing a firm. Where the conveyancing practice is ALEP accredited then so much the better. The following questions might be of use:

    Can they put you in touch with clients in Malden Rushett who can give a testimonial? What are the charges for lease extension conveyancing?

I am the registered owner of a first flat in Malden Rushett. Given that I can not reach agreement with the freeholder, can the Leasehold valuation Tribunal determine the amount due for a lease extension?

in cases where there is a missing freeholder or if there is dispute about what the lease extension should cost, under the relevant statutes you can apply to the Leasehold Valuation Tribunal to judgment on the price.

An example of a Lease Extension matter before the tribunal for a Malden Rushett 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 was in relation to 1 flat.

My parents cant seem to find their Malden Rushett property on the HM Land Registry website. They have a vague recollection 48 years ago when they acquired the bungalow there were complications with Malden Rushett not being identified on some systems.

Nearly all properties in Malden Rushett should be revealed. Have you tried a search with simply the postcode. Usually it will disclose all the residences inside the postcode. Where registered it will show up with a title number. Where they bought fifty years ago it's conceivable it may be unregistered. The property could still be revealed but with the title number identified as 'na'. In this scenario you will need to find the original title deeds which may be with your parent’s mortgage company.

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Sample of conveyancing solicitors in Malden Rushett regulated by the SRA

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

  • Scott Son & Chitty, First Floor, The Old Bank, 50 The Street, Ashtead, Surrey, KT21 1AZ
  • Hunter Peddell Property Law, Oak House, 39/41 The Parade, Claygate, Esher, Surrey, KT10 0PB
  • Bwt Law Llp, 6 South Street, Epsom, Surrey, KT18 7PF
  • Julie West Solicitor, 4 The Axis Centre, Cleeve Road, Leatherhead, Surrey, KT22 7RD
  • Gumersalls, The White House, 16 Waterloo Road, Epsom, Surrey, KT19 8AZ

Commercial Conveyancing solicitors in Malden Rushett regulated by the SRA

The firms listed below are a small selection of solicitors in Malden Rushett with expertise in commercial conveyancing in Malden Rushett. This will likely include advice on granting a lease to a commercial tenant
  • Hunter Peddell Property Law, Oak House, 39/41 The Parade, Claygate, Esher, Surrey, KT10 0PB
  • Bwt Law Llp, 6 South Street, Epsom, Surrey, KT18 7PF
  • A J Lutley, Springfield, Rookery Hill, Ashtead Park, Ashtead, Surrey, KT21 1HY
  • Tryb & Co Solicitors, Global House, 1 Ashley Avenue, Epsom, Surrey, KT18 5AD
  • Julie West Solicitor, 4 The Axis Centre, Cleeve Road, Leatherhead, Surrey, KT22 7RD

Planning law solicitors in Malden Rushett regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority

The list below is a small selection of solicitors in Malden Rushett specialising in planning law. The solicitors can give expert legal advice on all aspects of planning, including applications about listed buildings and conservation areas
  • Hunter Peddell Property Law, Oak House, 39/41 The Parade, Claygate, Esher, Surrey, KT10 0PB
  • Galloway Hughes Llp, Aissela, 46 High Street, Esher, Surrey, KT10 9QY
  • Mundays Llp, Cedar House, 78 Portsmouth Road, Cobham, Surrey, KT11 1AN
  • Cuff And Gough Llp, Lamborn Place, 26 High Street, Banstead, Surrey, SM7 2LJ
  • Pegasus Solicitors Limited, 60 High Street, New Malden, Surrey, KT3 4EZ

Neighboring Locations

Esher and Claygate
Chessington
Malden Rushett
Ashtead

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

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