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New Malden Conveyancing Statistics*

  • 1 89% freehold and 11% leasehold conveyancing in New Malden for this year to date
  • 2 Percentage of cases in New Malden that are buy to let is 12%
  • 3 Median Service Charge Retention of £250.00
  • 4 Average Stamp Duty Payable for this year to date was £19,352
  • 5 99 is the median number of years remaining on leases in New Malden

Examples of recent conveyancing in New Malden since May 2019*

Sale

of house property, Barton Green, KT3 3HU completing on 17/05/2019 at a price of £530,000. The legal transfer of property included amongst the various tasks: drafting the sale agreement and Transfer, ordering official copies of the title, agreeing completion date with parties

Transfer

of detached residence property, Fir Grove, KT3 6RH completing on 17/05/2019 at a price of £775,000. The conveyancing process included amongst the various tasks: sending the transfer to the vendor for signature in readiness for completion, preparing statement detailing charges, sending title deeds and signed transfer to buyer’s solicitor

Sale

of house property, Bazalgette Close, KT3 5HG completing on 17/05/2019 at a price of £460,000. The legal transfer of property included amongst the various tasks: drafting the sale agreement and Transfer, sending conveyancing papers to buyers representatives, preparing statement detailing charges

Disposal

of semi residence, Ancaster Crescent, KT3 6BE completing on 17/05/2019 at a price of £605,000. The legal transfer of property incorporates some of the following tasks: dealing with appropriate requisitions and enquiries, agreeing completion date with parties, sending title deeds and signed transfer to buyer’s solicitor

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in New Malden

How do I identify value for money conveyancing in New Malden?

First ask your friends and family who they would recommend.

Option 2 is to search the web for conveyancing in New Malden. Pick up the phone to two or three from the list and request that they forward you their conveyancing fees and discuss your needs with the solicitor who will handle your conveyancing ahead ofcommitting.

Third is to use our search tool to assist you in finding the right solicitors for you based on your individual factors including the type of property,speed, complications and who the proposed mortgage company is. Resist the temptation to opt for ninety nine pound conveyancing in New Malden

Do the Building Society Association intend to launch a online directory to list firms on the Melton Mowbray Building Society conveyancing panel for instance in New Malden?

We would not expect to be advised of any plans on the part of the BSA to promote such a register.

My wife and I purchasing a victorian detached house in New Malden. The intention is to an extension at the rear at the house.Will the conveyancing process involve checks to ascertain if these alterations were previously refused?

Your property lawyer should check the deeds as conveyancing in New Malden can sometimes reveal restrictions in the title deeds which prevent certain alterations or necessitated the permission of a 3rd party. Some extensions need local authority planning consent and approval in compliance with building regulations. Certain areas are designated conservation areas and special planning restrictions apply which often prevent or impact extensions. It would be sensible to check these issues with a surveyor ahead of any purchase.

Two weeks ago we had a mortgage agreed in principle with Bank of Ireland. New Malden conveyancing lawyers were instructed. What is the average time that one could expect to receive a mortgage offer from Bank of Ireland?

There is no definitive answer here. Have Bank of Ireland conducted the survey? Have you advised Bank of Ireland as to your lawyers' details and checked that your lawyers are on the Bank of Ireland conveyancing panel? Sometimes it can take as long as six weeks for a mortgage offer to be issued.

I can not work out if my bank requires a lease extension. I have telephoned my New Malden bank branch on a couple of occasions and was told they are content with the situation and they would lend. My New Malden conveyancing solicitor - who is on the bank conveyancing panel- called to say that they refuse to lend based on their published requirements. I have no idea who is right.

Your conveyancing practitioner must comply with the CML Handbook section two provisions for your bank. Unless your lawyer obtains specific confirmation in writing that the lender will go ahead, your lawyer has no choice but to refrain from exchanging contract and committing you to the purchase. We would suggest that you ask the bank to contact your lawyer in writing confirming that they will accept the number of years left on the lease.

I understand that there are debates on Chancel Insurance on online forums. Am I compelled to take this when buying a property in New Malden? or I am told that there is an ancient law that means some house owners residing in a parish church boundary may be liable to contribute towards repairs towards the chancel within the church. Is this appropriate for conveyancing in New Malden?

Unless a previous purchase of the house completed after 12 October 2013 you can assume that lawyers conducting conveyancing in New Malden to remain recommending a chancel search and or insurance against a claim.

The estate agent has sent us the confirmation of our purchase of a new build flat in New Malden. Conveyancing is necessary evil at the best of times but I have never purchased a new build flat before. Can you give me some examples of some of the questions asked in new build legal work.

Set out below are examples of a selection of leasehold new build enquiries that you may expect your new-build leasehold conveyancing in New Malden

    Has the Lease plan been approved by the Land Registry and if not when will they be lodged for this purpose? Where service of notices and proceedings can be at the property demised please confirm that this can be amended to include simultaneous services at the Lessees’ solicitors’ offices where the Lessee from time to time is not resident in the UK - such solicitors may be varied by notice in writing to the Landlord from time to time but otherwise will be as previously specified. Please supply evidence that the form of Lease proposed has been approved by the Land Registry. Will the freehold then be transferred for a nominal consideration (not exceeding £100) to the Management Company? The Vendor must covenant to keep unsold units in good repair until long leases are granted therefore.

I am looking for a leasehold apartment up to £245,000 and identified one round the corner in New Malden I like with amenity areas and station nearby, however it only has 61 years unexpired on the lease. There is not much else in New Malden for this price, so just wondered if I would be making a mistake purchasing a short lease?

Should you require a mortgage the shortness of the lease may be an issue. Discount the price by the anticipated lease extension will cost if not already taken into account. If the current owner has owned the premises for a minimum of 2 years you may request that they commence the lease extension formalities and then assign it to you. An additional ninety years can be extended on to the current lease and have £0 ground rent by law. You should consult your conveyancing solicitor concerning this.

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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

Residential Landlord and Tenant Conveyancing solicitors in New Malden

The firms listed below are a small selection of solicitors in New Malden specialising in landlord and tenant law and on the regulations governing different types of tenancies. This will likely include advice on Court proceedings for possession

  • 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
  • C L Clemo & Co, 88 Copse Hill, London, SW20 0EF
  • Brett Holt Solicitors, 138a Central Road, Worcester Park, Surrey, KT4 8HW

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

The practices listed below are a small selection of solicitors in New Malden with expertise in planning law. The solicitors can give expert legal advice on all aspects of planning, including applications about listed buildings and conservation areas
  • Pegasus Solicitors Limited, 60 High Street, New Malden, Surrey, KT3 4EZ
  • Jeremy Marozzi & Co Solicitors, 12 Merton Park Parade, Wimbledon, London, SW19 3NT
  • Wsm (solicitors) Llp, Woodcock House, Gibbard Mews, 37-38 High Street, Wimbledon, London, SW19 5BY
  • Gregsons, St Christophers House, 19 Tabor Grove, London, SW19 4EX
  • Capsticks Solicitors Llp, 1 St. Georges Road, Wimbledon, London, SW19 4DR

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

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