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5 reasons to let us assist you choose a high street conveyancing solicitor in New Malden

  • 1 New Malden property lawyers work in partnership with New Malden estate agents, developers, surveyors, banks and other professionals to ensure that a quality service is offered to buyers and sellers every step of the way, never losing sight of the time-critical nature behind your conveyancing transaction
  • 2 You can rest easier when choose the very best, most recommended conveyancing solicitors. New Malden has a number to choose from, but for a truly dependable and reliable service many local people have been use the endorsement of this site.
  • 3 New Malden solicitors are likely to be familiar with the local Land Registry Office, Local Authority and property agents
  • 4 The New Malden conveyancing practitioners that are listed are committed to supplying value for money, efficient and accessible conveyancing service to borrowers, sellers and remortgagors in New Malden
  • 5 Cut price packages from online conveyancers might seem attractive. However, these organisations are often located many miles away with little appreciation of the factors that affect property transactions in New Malden

Examples of recent conveyancing in New Malden since March 2020*

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in New Malden

At what point does exchange of contracts happen for sale conveyancing in New Malden and do I need to be at the conveyancers branch?

Where you are round the corner to one of the conveyancing solicitors in New Malden you are welcome to come in to sign documents. That being said, the firms we recommend supply a countrywide conveyancing service and give just as detailed and professional a job for you when communicating with you by post or email. The executing of the purchase agreement is not the critical part. Signing on the dotted line simply enables the solicitor to officially exchange when the time is right, which will usually be very shortly after signing. The exchange process is is usually a five minute process, although where an extended "chain" is involved, since the process requires the relevant party's solicitor (not necessarily a conveyancing solicitor in New Malden)to be in the office available at the end of the phone to exchange contracts.

Our bank has recommended solicitors on their panel based in New Malden but I would rather instruct a conveyancing lawyer in New Malden local to me. Are you able to assist?

Not all New Malden conveyancing firms are on all banks conveyancing panel. Use the above search tool to locate a New Malden conveyancing firm on the on the bank panel.

3 months have gone by since my purchase conveyancing in New Malden completed. I have checked the Land Registry site which shows that I paid £200,000 when infact I paid £215,000. 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 residence 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.

I've recently found out that there is a flying freehold element on a house I put an offer in a fortnight ago in what was supposed to be a quick, chain free conveyancing. New Malden is where the house is located. Can you shed any light on this issue?

Flying freeholds in New Malden are unusual but are more likely to exist in relation to terraced houses. Even though you don't necessarily need a conveyancing solicitor in New Malden you would need to get your solicitor to go through the deeds diligently. Your lender may require your conveyancing solicitor to take out an indemnity policy. Some of the more diligent conveyancing solicitors in New Malden may decide 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.

Should I go with a New Malden conveyancing solicitor based in the vicinity that I am buying? An old friend can handle the legal formalities however his firm is located 400kilometers drive away.

The benefit of a high street New Malden conveyancing practice is that you can drop in to sign documents, hand in your identification documents and apply pressure on them if necessary. Having local New Malden know how is a benefit. That being said nothing is more important than finding someone that will pull out all the stops for you. If you know people who instructed your friend and in the main were impressed that should outweigh using an unfamiliar New Malden conveyancing lawyer just because they are based in the area.

Why do New Malden conveyancing charges are more expensive for leasehold and freehold properties?

There is always increased work involved in leasehold conveyancing. New Malden has many leasehold properties. There is more hours involved in the purchase: for example, the lease and leasehold information (including current service charge, ground rent and buildings insurance details) obtained from the freeholder or managing agents. There are strict criteria that the lease must meet in order to be acceptable to a mortgage company. If it does not meet these requirements, the lease must be amended, which can involve additional expense for the seller.

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Sample of conveyancing solicitors in New Malden regulated by the SRA

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

  • Pegasus Solicitors Limited, 60 High Street, New Malden, Surrey, KT3 4EZ
  • Pearson Hards Llp, Fountain House, 2 Kingston Road, New Malden, Surrey, KT3 3LR
  • V J Nathan Solicitors, 220b Kingston Road, New Malden, Surrey, KT3 3RJ
  • Pamela Clemo & Co, 146 Coombe Lane West, Kingston upon Thames, Surrey, KT2 7DE
  • Callaghan & Co, Coombe House, 118 Coombe Lane West, Kingston upon Thames, Greater London, KT2 7DD

Commercial Conveyancing solicitors in New Malden regulated by the SRA

The list below is a small selection of solicitors in New Malden with expertise in commercial conveyancing in New Malden. This may include advice on buying and selling small and large scale commercial property and agricultural land
  • Pegasus Solicitors Limited, 60 High Street, New Malden, Surrey, KT3 4EZ
  • Pearson Hards Llp, Fountain House, 2 Kingston Road, New Malden, Surrey, KT3 3LR
  • V J Nathan Solicitors, 220b Kingston Road, New Malden, Surrey, KT3 3RJ
  • Callaghan & Co, Coombe House, 118 Coombe Lane West, Kingston upon Thames, Greater London, KT2 7DD
  • Michael & Company, 75 Cottenham Park Road, London, SW20 0DR

Residential Licensed Conveyancers in New Malden regulated by the Council of Licensed Conveyancers

Please be aware that the listed conveyancers do not limit their work for conveyancing in New Malden but also conveyancing throughout England and Wales.
  • Property Transfer Co-ordination Ptc, Corner House, KT1 2NR
  • Clay & Co Limited, First Floor, TW11 0HE
  • R & C Property Lawyers Llp, 10A Upper Tooting Road, SW17 7PG
  • J Scollan & Co Property Lawyers, First Floor Canal Court, TW8 8JA

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

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