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Morden Conveyancing Statistics*

  • 1 Average Land Registry Fee for this year to date was £270
  • 2 Average Stamp Duty Payable for this year to date was £10,877
  • 3 Percentage of cases in Morden that are buy to let is 16%
  • 4 November was the busiest month and October was the next busiest month while May was the least busiest month of the year for conveyancing in Morden
  • 5 73% freehold and 27% leasehold conveyancing in Morden for this year to date

Examples of recent conveyancing in Morden since January 2019*

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Morden

It has taken forever and a day but a mortgage agreement from Nationwide for the refinancing of my 4 bedroom garden flat is to be issued any day now. Are you able to put forward a cheap conveyancing solicitor in Morden?

You have arrived at the wrong place to search for the lowest fares for conveyancing in Morden. Our intention is to offer value for money conveyancing but we do not work with the cheapest lawyers. Do not be fooled by companies offering £100 conveyancing in Morden. Optimistically, in choosing a lawyer for cheap conveyancing, you will get your money’s worth and at worst you will end up invoiced for additional fees and still not receive the service expected.

I am acquiring a house mortgage free in Morden. I have been living for the last Seventeen years in Morden. Conveyancing searches are exorbitant. As I know the road and vicinity very well must I have all the conveyancing searches?

Provided that you do not need a mortgage, then the vast majority of the Morden conveyancing searches are at your discretion. Your lawyer will ’encourage you, no-doubt strongly, that you should have searches done, but he has a professional duty to take that path of encouragement . Do bear in mind; if you are intend to dispose of the house in the future, it could be of importance to your future purchaser what the searches disclose. There are plenty of instances where premises with functional issues can still show up unfavourable search results. A competent conveyancing solicitor in Morden should be able to give you some practical guidance concerning this.

At what point does exchange of contracts take place for residential conveyancing in Morden and am I required to attend the conveyancers office?

Where you are in close proximity to our conveyancing solicitors in Morden you are welcome to attend to sign documents. However, the firms we recommend offer countrywide coverage for conveyancing and provide just as comprehensive and professional a job for you when communicating with you digitally. The signing of the contract is not the point of no return. A signed contract is necessary for the conveyancer to officially exchange at the appropriate time, which will usually be very shortly after signing. The exchange process is is usually a five minute process, although where a lengthy "chain" is involved, since the process requires the relevant party's solicitor (not necessarily a conveyancing solicitor in Morden)to be in the office at the appropriate time.

My colleague suggested that if I am buying in Morden I should ask my conveyancer to execute a Neighbourhood, Planning and Local Amenity Search. Can you explain what the purpose of this search is?

A search of this type is usually quoted for as part of the standard Morden conveyancing searches. It is not a small document of about 40 pages, listing and detailing important information about Morden around the property and the people living there. It includes an Aerial Photograph, Planning Applications, Land Use, Mobile Phone Masts, Rights of Way, the local Housing Market, Council Tax Banding, the type of People living in the area, the dominant type of Housing, the Average House Prices, Crime details, Morden Education with plans and statistics, Local Amenities and other useful data concerning Morden.

I used Stirling Law a few years ago for my conveyancing in Morden. I now require my file but cannot find the solicitor. What do I do?

Do call 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 Morden of the conveyancing firm of solicitors you previously hired, the name of conveyancing solicitor with whom you had dealings, and the date on which you last had dealings with the firm.

I today plan to offer on a house that appears to meet my requirements, at a reasonable price which is making it more attractive. I have since discovered that it's a leasehold rather than freehold. I am assuming that there are issues buying a leasehold house in Morden. Conveyancing lawyers have are about to be appointed. Will they explain the issues?

Most houses in Morden are freehold and not leasehold. This is one of the situations where having a local solicitor who is familiar with the area who can assist with the conveyancing process. it is apparent that you are buying in Morden in which case you should be looking for a Morden conveyancing solicitor and check that they are used to advising on leasehold houses. As a matter of priority you will need to check the unexpired lease term. As a tenant you will not be at liberty to do whatever you want to the property. The lease will likely included provisions for example requiring the landlord’spermission to carry out alterations. You may also be required to pay a contribution towards the maintenance of the estate where the house is located on an estate. Your solicitor should appraise you on the various issues.

I am the registered owner of a two-bedroom flat in Morden. Given that I can not reach agreement with the landlord, can the Leasehold valuation Tribunal make a decision on the sum due for the purchase of the freehold?

Most definitely. We can put you in touch with a Morden conveyancing firm who can help.

An example of a Lease Extension decision for a Morden property is 14 Nutwell Street in January 2014. The premium payable for the acquisition of a new lease of the subject premises was in the sum of £30,523 This case was in relation to 1 flat. The number of years remaining on the existing lease(s) was 62.94 years.

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Residential Landlord and Tenant Conveyancing solicitors in Morden

The list below is a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in Morden specialising in landlord and tenant law and on the regulations governing different types of tenancies. This will likely include advice on wrongful eviction

  • Stone & Stone Solicitors Llp, 16 Crown Lane, Morden, Surrey, SM4 5BP
  • Crescent Law, 81 London Road, Morden, Surrey, SM4 5HP
  • James O'neill, 64a London Road, Morden, Surrey, SM4 5BE
  • Morden Solicitors Llp, 7-7a London Road, Morden, Surrey, SM4 5HT
  • Broadbridge Grimes Solicitors, 110 Morden Road, London, SW19 3BP

Commercial Conveyancing solicitors in Morden regulated by the SRA

The firms listed below are a small selection of solicitors in Morden practicing in commercial conveyancing in Morden. This will likely include advice on commercial leases including all matters relating to landlord and tenant law
  • Stone & Stone Solicitors Llp, 16 Crown Lane, Morden, Surrey, SM4 5BP
  • Noble Law Solicitors, 89 London Road, Morden, Surrey, SM4 5HP
  • Crescent Law, 81 London Road, Morden, Surrey, SM4 5HP
  • James O'neill, 64a London Road, Morden, Surrey, SM4 5BE
  • Broadbridge Grimes Solicitors, 110 Morden Road, London, SW19 3BP

Domestic Licensed Conveyancers in Morden regulated by the Council of Licensed Conveyancers

Please be aware that the listed conveyancers do not limit their work for conveyancing in Morden but also conveyancing across England and Wales.
  • R & C Property Lawyers Llp, 10A Upper Tooting Road, SW17 7PG
  • Property Transfer Co-ordination Ptc, Corner House, KT1 2NR

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

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