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Mitcham Conveyancing Statistics*

  • 1 The most common indemnity insurance policies for Mitcham conveyancing is Chancel
  • 2 Percentage of cases in Mitcham that are buy to let is 26%
  • 3 Average Land Registry Fee for last year was £270
  • 4 Average time frame of 24 days for registration of title in Mitcham
  • 5 June was the busiest month and May was the next busiest month while January was the least busiest month of the year for conveyancing in Mitcham

Examples of recent conveyancing in Mitcham since October 2021*


of terraced residence, Daybrook Road, SW19 3DJ completing on 19/10/2021 at a price of £946,000. The legal transfer of property included amongst the various tasks: taking formal instructions from and updating the seller client, agreeing completion date with parties, setting up the completion formalities


of terraced premises, Franche Court Road, SW17 0JX completing on 19/10/2021 at a price of £950,000. The conveyancing process included amongst the various tasks: taking formal instructions from and updating the seller client, preparing statement detailing charges, setting up the completion formalities


of detached residence residence, Chestnut Road, SW20 8EB completing on 22/10/2021 at a price of £840,000. The conveyancing process included amongst the various tasks: drafting the sale agreement and Transfer, taking formal instructions from and updating the seller client, preparing statement detailing charges


of terraced property, Wyatt Park Road, SW2 3TN completing on 20/10/2021 at a price of £870,100. The conveyancing process incorporates some of the following tasks: sending conveyancing papers to buyers representatives, sending the transfer to the seller for execution in readiness for completion, preparing statement detailing charges

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Mitcham

I am getting a mortgage with Nat West. I would like to retain the legal services of a Licensed Conveyancer in Mitcham. Does the Nat West Conveyancing panel exclude conveyancers regulated by the CLC?

The Nat West approved solicitor list is, like many other lenders, represented by the Council or Mortgage Lenders or Building Society Association, open to Licensed Conveyancers regulated by the CLC.

Can you explain why leasehold purchase conveyancing in Mitcham costs more?

Mitcham leasehold properties involve far more paperwork than a freehold purchase, and therefore takes more time to examine and advise upon.Conveyancing will involve the lease having to be checked which is usually a lengthy document, queries raised to ensure that the covenants and conditions have been observed. If it is a flat there will be a management company in existence and the accounts of this will need to be checked and enquiries raised to ensure it is operating efficiently and that all monies due have been paid by the Seller to the company and if not ensuring that money is paid up to date or the appropriate undertakings obtained.

A relative informed me that in purchasing a property in Mitcham there may be various restrictions affecting the ability to carry out external alterations to a property. Is this right?

We are aware of anumerous of properties in Mitcham which have some sort of restriction or requirement of consent to carry out external variations. Part of the conveyancing in Mitcham should determine what restrictions are applicable and advising you as part of a ROT that should be sent to you.

I am planning to move home in February. Will my conveyancing solicitor update the removal company on the day of completion. Incidentally, can you suggest a removal company in Mitcham. Conveyancing lawyer was organised prior to coming across this page.

On the day of completion you can pick up the house keys from the selling agent however this can only take place when the sellers conveyancers inform the agent that the monies to complete are in and the keys can be collected. After that you should advise the removal men that they can start moving you in. We are not in a position to recommend a specific removal company but can assist you in choosing a conveyancing in Mitcham or a firm with expertise in conveyancing in Mitcham.

UBS have agreed my home loan in principle, my offer on a property in Mitcham has been accepted, now what?

Your estate agent will need to know who your solicitors are (be sure the conveyancers are on the lender’s panel). Telephone UBS or the broker and finalise any outstanding paperwork. UBS will sellect a valuer who will get in touch with the selling agent or owners to schedule a time for the valuation to occur. Once conducted (assuming no problems) it takes on average ten days for the mortgage offer to be issued. UBS will send the offer to you and your conveyancing practitioners. The transaction will then take it’s course according the nature and complexity of the conveyancing in Mitcham.

What can a local search tell me regarding the property my wife and I purchasing in Mitcham?

Mitcham conveyancing often commences with the applying for local authority searches directly from your local Authority or through a personal search organisations for example PSG The local search is essential in every Mitcham conveyancing purchase; as long as you don’t want any unpleasant surprises after you move into your new home. The search will reveal data on, amongst other things, details on planning applications applicable to the property (whether granted or refused), building control history, any enforcement action, restrictions on permitted development, nearby road schemes, contaminated land and radon gas; in all a total of thirteen subject areas.

Yesterday I discovered that there is a flying freehold element on a property I have offered on two weeks back in what was supposed to be a straight forward, no chain conveyancing. Mitcham is where the house is located. Can you offer any guidance?

Flying freeholds in Mitcham are not the norm but are more likely to exist in relation to terraced houses. Even where you use a solicitor outside Mitcham you would need to get your solicitor to go through the deeds very carefully. Your bank may require your conveyancing solicitor to take out an indemnity policy. Some of the more diligent conveyancing solicitors in Mitcham 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 property.

In surfing the web for the words cheap conveyancing in Mitcham it reveals many conveyancersin the vicinity. With so much choice what is the best way to find the suitable property lawyer for the sale of my house?

The preferential method of choosing a suitable conveyancer is through a personal recommendation, so enquire of friends and relatives who have purchased a property in Mitcham or the reputable estate agent or financial adviser. Fees for conveyancing in Mitcham vary, so it's advisable to request at least three fee estimates from varying types of solicitors. Make sure that you know that the costs are guaranteed not to to be inflated.

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Residential Landlord and Tenant Conveyancing solicitors in Mitcham

The list below is a small selection of solicitors in Mitcham with expertise in landlord and tenant law and on the regulations governing different types of tenancies. This may include advice on service charge disputes and the right to manage

  • Rest Harrow Solicitors Llp, 207 London Road, Mitcham, Surrey, CR4 2JD
  • Alaga & Co, 305 Northborough Road, London, SW16 4TR
  • Dean Manson Llp, 243 Mitcham Road, London, SW17 9JQ
  • Surrey Solicitors, 1417-1419 London Road, Norbury, London, SW16 4AH
  • Thirus Solicitors, 114 Runnymede, London, SW19 2PH

Commercial Conveyancing solicitors in Mitcham regulated by the SRA

The firms listed below are a small selection of solicitors in Mitcham specialising in commercial conveyancing in Mitcham. This may include advice on complex issues under the Landlord and Tenant Act of 1954
  • Rest Harrow Solicitors Llp, 207 London Road, Mitcham, Surrey, CR4 2JD
  • Preuveneers Llp, 103-105 London Road, Mitcham, Surrey, CR4 2JA
  • Vas & Co Solicitors, 156 London Road, Mitcham, Surrey, CR4 3LD
  • Strasons, 260 Mitcham Lane, London, SW16 6NU
  • Thirus Solicitors, 114 Runnymede, London, SW19 2PH

Domestic Licensed Conveyancers in Mitcham regulated by the CLC

Please note that the listed conveyancers do not limit their work for conveyancing in Mitcham but also conveyancing throughout England and Wales.
  • R & C Property Lawyers Llp, 10A Upper Tooting Road, SW17 7PG
  • Walter Saunders, 382 Brockley Road, SE4 2BY

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

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