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Top reasons to use our service to assist you choose a high street conveyancing solicitor in Morden

  • 1 Solicitors that specialise in conveyancing in Morden are familiar with the local concerns specific to Morden and therefore you may benefit from better advice and expeditious conveyancing.
  • 2 The companies listed on our web pages have a variation of conveyancing practitioners, legal executives and support staff handling thousands of conveyancing matters annually.
  • 3 Morden conveyancers are likely to be familiar with the local Land Registry Office, Local Authority and property agents
  • 4 Low cost packages from online conveyancers might be tempting. However, these firms are often located hundreds of kilometers away with limited understanding of the factors that affect property transactions in Morden
  • 5 Our site is the only site that enables you the facility to check that your conveyancing in Morden will be carried out by a solicitor on your lender’s conveyancing panel.

Examples of recent conveyancing in Morden since January 2021*

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Morden

Why is leasehold purchase conveyancing in Morden costs more?

In summary, leasehold conveyancing in Morden and South West London usually requires more hours of investigation compared to freehold conveyancing. This includes reviewing the lease, communicating with the landlord about the service of required notices, obtaining up-to-date service charge and management information, obtaining the freeholder’s consents and reviewing management accounts. The obligations on both the landlord and the tenant in the lease need to be studied by the buyer’s conveyancing team and read from beginning to end – no matter how many different proprietor have owned the lease since it was first granted.

Having spent time scouring mumsnet.com for a conveyancing lawyer in Morden, most post that I should use a CQS assured solicitor. Can you explain what CQS is?

The Conveyancing Quality Scheme (CQS) provides a kitemark for residential conveyancing practices issued by the Law Society. Membership achievement establishes a level of credibility for member firms with stakeholders (regulators, lenders, insurers and consumers) based upon: * the integrity of the senior responsible officer and other key conveyancing staff * the firm's adherence to good practice management standards * adherence to prudent and efficient conveyancing processes through the scheme protocol It covers many companies who handle conveyancing in Morden.

It has been 2 months since my purchase conveyancing in Morden completed. I have checked the Land Registry site which shows that I paid £150,000 when infact I paid £170,000. Why the discrepancy?

The price paid figure is taken from the application to register the purchase. It is the figure included in the Transfer (the legal deed which transfers the asset from one person to the other) and referred to as the 'consideration' or purchase price. You can report an error in the price paid figure using the LR online form. In most cases errors result from typos so at first glance the figure. Do report it so they can double check and advise.

How does conveyancing in Morden differ for newly converted properties?

Most buyers of new build property in Morden contact us having been asked by the developer to exchange contracts and commit to the purchase even before the property is ready to move into. This is because builders in Morden usually acquire the real estate, 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 accustomed to new build conveyancing in Morden or who has acted in the same development.

I opted to have a survey done on a property in Morden in advance of instructing lawyers. I have been informed that there is a flying freehold aspect to the house. Our surveyor advised that some lenders will refuse to give a mortgage on this type of premises.

It varies from the lender to lender. Santander has different requirements for example to Birmingham Midshires. Should you wish to call us we can look into this further with the appropriate bank. If you lender is happy to lend one our lawyers can help as they are used to dealing with flying freeholds in Morden. Conveyancing will be smoother if you use a solicitor in Morden especially if they regularly deal with such properties in Morden.

Is it possible to switch firm as I need to retain a firm on the The Mortgage Works conveyancing list. I had appointed a high street conveyancing solicitor in Morden five minutes from me but the firm is not accepted by The Mortgage Works

It would be our pleasure to assist you find a conveyancing solicitor in Morden on the The Mortgage Works panel. Please note that the law firms that we work with do not pay us commission if you instruct them and are registered with the Solicitors Regulation Authority who oversee all conveyancing solicitors in Morden. In utilising the find a conveyancing solicitor tool on this page, you can compare and instruct different solicitors and conveyancers both nationally and in Morden.

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Residential Landlord and Tenant Conveyancing solicitors in Morden

The firms listed below are a small selection of solicitors in Morden with expertise in landlord and tenant law and on the regulations governing different types of tenancies. This could include advice on Rent Act Protected, Assured and Assured Shorthold tenancies

  • 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

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

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

Planning law solicitors in Morden regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority

The list below is a small selection of solicitors in Morden specialising in planning law. This could include advice on compulsory purchases in Morden
  • Crescent Law, 81 London Road, Morden, Surrey, SM4 5HP
  • Jeremy Marozzi & Co Solicitors, 12 Merton Park Parade, Wimbledon, London, SW19 3NT
  • 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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