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Reasons to use our Norbiton conveyancing solicitors

  • 1 Peace of mind comes when you choose the very best, most recommended conveyancing solicitors. Norbiton has a number to select from, but for a truly professional and dependable service many local people have been use the endorsement of this site.
  • 2 Firms that specialise in conveyancing in Norbiton regularly deal withlocal issues specific to Norbiton and therefore you may benefit from better guidance and speedier conveyancing.
  • 3 Lawyer conveyancing firms have extremely good personal links with Norbiton estate agents and work very closely with them and local surveyors so as to ensure transactions proceed expeditiously.
  • 4 Cut price packages from online conveyancers might be tempting. However, these firms are often located hundreds of miles away with little appreciation of the factors that affect property transactions in Norbiton
  • 5 Using a local Solicitor in the main means that you will receive a more bespoke service. Sometimes when dealing with a large conveyancing firm, your matter is dealt with by a team of people who who update you by reading from their computer screens.

Examples of recent conveyancing in Norbiton since June 2019*

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Norbiton

What is the first thing I need to know concerning purchase conveyancing in Norbiton?

You may not hear this from too many lawyers but conveyancing in Norbiton and elsewhere in England and Wales is often a confrontational process. In other words, when it comes to conveyancing there exists plenty of room for friction between you and other parties involved in the transaction. E.g., the seller, selling agent and on occasion the bank. Selecting a lawyer for your conveyancing in Norbiton is a critical decision as your conveyancer is your adviser, and is the ONE person in the transaction whose interest is to protect your best interests and to keep you safe.

On occasion a potential adversary may try and persuade you that you should follow their advice. For example, the estate agent may claim to be assisting by suggesting your conveyancer is dragging his heels. Or your mortgage broker may try to convince you to do something that is contrary to your solicitors recommendation. You should always trust your lawyer above all other parties in the conveyancing process.

Should my lawyer be raising enquiries about flooding during the conveyancing in Norbiton.

The risk of flooding is if increasing concern for solicitors carrying out conveyancing in Norbiton. Plenty of people will buy a property in Norbiton, completely aware that at some time, it may be flooded. However, leaving to one side the physical destruction, where a property is at risk of flooding, it may be difficult to obtain a mortgage, adequate insurance cover, or sell the premises. Steps can be carried out as part of the conveyancing process to forewarn the purchaser.

Conveyancers are not best placed to impart advice on flood risk, but there are a numerous checks that may be undertaken by the purchaser or on a buyer’s behalf which should give them a better appreciation of the risks in Norbiton. The conventional set of information given to a buyer’s solicitor (where the solicitors are adopting what is known as the Conveyancing Protocol) contains a standard inquiry of the owner to discover whether the premises has historically flooded. In the event that the residence has been flooded in past and is not revealed by the owner, then a purchaser may commence a compensation claim stemming from an misleading answer. A buyer’s solicitors may also conduct an enviro report. This should disclose whether there is a recorded flood risk. If so, more detailed inquiries will need to be made.

Are there restrictive covenants that are commonly identified as part of conveyancing in Norbiton?

Covenants that are restrictive in nature can be picked up when reviewing land registry title as part of the process of conveyancing in Norbiton. An 1874 stipulation that was seen was ‘The houses to be erected on the estate are each to be of a uniform elevation in accordance with the drawings to be prepared or approved by the vendor’s surveyor…’

I am buying my first flat in Norbiton with a mortgage from Leeds Building Society. The developers refused to move on the price so I negotiated 6k of fixtures and fittings instead. The house builders rep advised me not to tell my solicitor about this deal as it may impact my mortgage with the bank. Do I keep my lawyer in the dark?.

All lenders require a Disclosure of Incentives Form from the builder of any new build, converted or renovated property, It is available online from the Lenders’ Handbook page on the CML website. CML form is completed and handed to the lender's surveyor when the inspection is done.

Lenders have different policies on incentives. Some accept none at all, cash or physical, while others will accept cash incentives up to 5%.

Hard to understand why the representative of a builder would be suggesting you withold information from a solicitor when all this will be clearly visible on forms the builder has to supply to its solicitor, the buyer's solicitor and the surveyor.

What does commercial conveyancing in Norbiton cover?

Non domestic conveyancing in Norbiton incorporates a broad array of services, supplied by qualified solicitors, relating to business property. For instance, this type of conveyancing can cover the sale or purchase of freehold business premises or, more usually, the assignment of existing leases or the drafting of new leasing arrangements. Commercial conveyancing solicitors can also offer advice on the sale of business assets, commercial loans and the termination of leases.

My wife and I have recently appointed a conveyancing solicitor in Norbiton. I need to find out if they are listed on the bank's approved list of lawyers. Could you assist?

You should phone the lawyer to check if they are on the bank's panel. If that does not help call us and we can make some checks for you. Should the firm not be on the conveyancing panel we we can help find a reputable conveyancing solicitor in Norbiton on the approved list for your mortgage company.

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Sample of conveyancing solicitors in Norbiton regulated by the SRA

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

  • Callaghan & Co, Coombe House, 118 Coombe Lane West, Kingston upon Thames, Greater London, KT2 7DD
  • V J Nathan Solicitors, 220b Kingston Road, New Malden, Surrey, KT3 3RJ
  • Palmers, 89-91 Clarence Street, Kingston upon Thames, Surrey, KT1 1QY
  • Matrix Legal Limited, Millennium House, 21 Eden Street, Kingston upon Thames, Surrey, KT1 1BL
  • W H Matthews & Co, 19 Penrhyn Road, Kingston upon Thames, Surrey, KT1 2BZ

Commercial Conveyancing solicitors in Norbiton regulated by the SRA

The firms listed below are a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in Norbiton with expertise in commercial conveyancing in Norbiton. This could include advice on complex issues under the Landlord and Tenant Act of 1954
  • Callaghan & Co, Coombe House, 118 Coombe Lane West, Kingston upon Thames, Greater London, KT2 7DD
  • V J Nathan Solicitors, 220b Kingston Road, New Malden, Surrey, KT3 3RJ
  • Palmers, 89-91 Clarence Street, Kingston upon Thames, Surrey, KT1 1QY
  • Matrix Legal Limited, Millennium House, 21 Eden Street, Kingston upon Thames, Surrey, KT1 1BL
  • W H Matthews & Co, 19 Penrhyn Road, Kingston upon Thames, Surrey, KT1 2BZ

Domestic Licensed Conveyancers in Norbiton regulated by the CLC

Please note that the listed conveyancers do not limit their work for conveyancing in Norbiton but also conveyancing across England and Wales.
  • Property Transfer Co-ordination Ptc, Corner House, KT1 2NR
  • Clay & Co Limited, First Floor, TW11 0HE
  • J Scollan & Co Property Lawyers, First Floor Canal Court, TW8 8JA
  • R & C Property Lawyers Llp, 10A Upper Tooting Road, SW17 7PG
  • Stratega Law Ltd, Bldg 3 Chiswick Park, W4 5YA

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

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