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Cheap conveyancing in Purley does not necessarily mean low quality - but the odds are stacked against you

5 reasons to let us help you find a local conveyancing solicitor in Purley

  • 1 The hallmark of our conveyancing solicitors in Purley is quality not quantity. The level of service offered by conveyancing "factories" (sometimes 'recommended' by large estate agency chains) often falls short of the level of professionalism you would hope for.
  • 2 Purley conveyancing lawyers are likely to acquainted with the local Land Registry Office, Local Authority and estate agents
  • 3 No matter what any other solicitors say it may be important to attend your solicitor to sign legal papers. There are various parties with with an interest in a house sale without having to include Royal Mail into the mix.
  • 4 The organisations listed on our web pages have a mix of conveyancing practitioners, legal executives and support staff handling over one hundred thousand cases annually.
  • 5 Cut price packages from online conveyancers might seem attractive. However, these companies are often located hundreds of kilometers away with little appreciation of the factors that affect property transactions in Purley

Examples of recent conveyancing in Purley since April 2021*

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Purley

We are buying a property and require a conveyancing solicitor in Purley who is on the Nationwide solicitor panel. Could you point me in the right direction as regards a firm?

Our service is limited to being a directory service for firms who wish to be listed as being on the approved conveyancing panel for Nationwide . We don't recommend any particular firms conducting conveyancing in Purley.

is it true that all Purley solicitors on the Co-operative conveyancing panel are overseen by the Solicitors Regulatory Authority?

As a firm of solicitors, in order to be on the Co-operative conveyancing panel they would need to be governed by the SRA. The majority of lenders do allow licenced conveyancers on their panel in which case such practice would be overseen by the Council of Licensed Conveyancers.

The formalities of my purchase has taken place for my property in Purley. Conveyancing was satisfactory but I feel I should register my dissatisfaction about the lender. Who do I contact should I wish to lodge a complaint?

Almost all lenders have complaints procedures. Your first port of call should be one of the lender’s branches or the Customer Services Team at head office. Ordinarily complaints to a lender are sorted out effectively and efficiently. If you feel the matter is not resolved you can write to Financial Ombudsman Service who will take matters further.

My offer on a property in Purley has been agreed to, the owners do however have an associated purchase. The vendors have put an offer on on an apartment, but it’s not yet agreed to, and are looking at other properties booked. I have chosen a high street conveyancing solicitor in Purley. What do I do now? At what stage should I apply for the mortgage with Coventry BS?

It is understandable to have concerns where there is a chain as you are unlikely to want to be too out of pocket too early (mortgage application is in the region of one thousand pounds, then valuation, Purley conveyancing search fees, etc). The first course of action is to ensure that your property lawyer is on the Coventry BS approved list. Concerning the subsequent phase this very much dictated by the uniqueness of your transaction, desire for the property and on the state of the market. In a rising market the majority of home buyers will apply for the mortgage with Coventry BS and pay for the valuation and only if it comes back ok would they request their conveyancer to press on with the conveyancing in Purley.

Due to the encouragement of my in-laws I had a survey completed on a property in Purley before instructing lawyers. I have been informed that there is a flying freehold overhang to the house. My surveyor has said that some lenders may not give a mortgage on a flying freehold property.

It varies from the lender to lender. Santander has different instructions for example to Birmingham Midshires. If you call us we can check 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 Purley. Conveyancing can be more complicated and therefore you should check with your conveyancing solicitor in Purley to see if the conveyancing costs will increase in light of this.

In my capacity as executor for the estate of my uncle I am selling a residence in Swansea but I am based in Purley. My conveyancer (approximately 235 kilometers from meneeds me to execute a stat dec prior to completion. Can you recommend a conveyancing lawyer in Purley who can attest and place their company stamp on the document?

strictly speaking you are not likely to need to have the documents attested by a conveyancing solicitor. Normally or notary public or qualified solicitor will do regardless of whether they are located in Purley

I have recently realised that I have Fifty years unexpired on my lease in Purley. I need to get lease extension but my landlord is missing. What are my options?

On the basis that you qualify, under the Leasehold Reform, Housing and Urban Development Act 1993 you can apply to the County Court for for permission to dispense with the service of the initial notice. This will enable the lease to be lengthened by the magistrate. You will be obliged to prove that you have used your best endeavours to track down the lessor. On the whole an enquiry agent should be helpful to try and locate and to produce an expert document to be used as proof that the landlord is indeed missing. It is wise to seek advice from a solicitor in relation to devolving into the landlord’s absence and the vesting order request to the County Court overseeing Purley.

Notwithstanding our best endeavours, we have been unsuccessful in seeking a lease extension in Purley. Can the Leasehold Valuation Tribunal adjudicate on premiums?

Most definitely. We are happy to put you in touch with a Purley conveyancing firm who can help.

An example of a Freehold Enfranchisement decision for a Purley residence is The Woodlands 95 Purley Park Road in April 2009. The Tribunals own valuation produced the figure of £37,912. This case was in relation to 6 flats. The unexpired residue of the current lease was 78.32 years.

Our lender agreed in principle to give us a mortgage. We have retained a high street conveyancer in Purley two days ago. Today, our mortgage adviser contacted us saying that the lender said that we cannot use our solicitor as they aren't on their panel. As FTB's, we had no idea that the bank had some control over our choice Is this permitted?

You are at liberty to choose any conveyancing solicitor you wish to choose for your conveyancing in Purley nevertheless if they are not on the your lender's approved list you must fork out additional cost so the mortgage company can retain their own solicitors as well to protect their interest. sometimes it is conceivable that your preferred conveyancing firm to get added to the lender list of approved firms. Do make the most of web-based search facilities including lenderpanel.com to find a conveyancing solcitor in Purley on the lender panel. You can go into your high street mortgage company branch in Purley. They will know some good conveyancing solicitors in Purley on the panel for your lender.

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Sample of conveyancing solicitors in Purley regulated by the SRA

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

  • Alfred James & Co Solicitors Llp, Alfred James House, 406a Brighton Road, South Croydon, Surrey, CR2 6AN
  • Sandom Robinson, Triumph House, Station Approach, Sanderstead Road, South Croydon, Surrey, CR2 0PL
  • Anthony Leonard Associates, Airport House, Purley Way, Croydon, Surrey, CR0 0XZ
  • Rowe Radcliffe, 139 Brighton Road, Coulsdon, Surrey, CR5 2NJ
  • Terence Flynn & Co, 26a Chipstead Valley Road, Coulsdon, Surrey, CR5 2RA

Commercial Conveyancing solicitors in Purley regulated by the SRA

The list below is a small selection of solicitors in Purley specialising in commercial conveyancing in Purley. This will likely include advice on buying and selling small and large scale commercial property and agricultural land
  • Alfred James & Co Solicitors Llp, Alfred James House, 406a Brighton Road, South Croydon, Surrey, CR2 6AN
  • Sandom Robinson, Triumph House, Station Approach, Sanderstead Road, South Croydon, Surrey, CR2 0PL
  • Anthony Leonard Associates, Airport House, Purley Way, Croydon, Surrey, CR0 0XZ
  • Rowe Radcliffe, 139 Brighton Road, Coulsdon, Surrey, CR5 2NJ
  • Terence Flynn & Co, 26a Chipstead Valley Road, Coulsdon, Surrey, CR5 2RA

Purley commercial property solicitors draw on a wide range of commercial expertise offering advice on a variety of issues across all aspects of commercial property law

    General advice on title or other property issues Negotiating, completing and terminating commercial leases Development, including options, overage agreements, JCT building contracts Property finance transactions, including sale and leaseback Property due diligence in connection with corporate acquisitions and disposals Landlord and Tenant Act 1954 procedures, including serving section 25 and 26 notices

Neighboring Locations

Wallington
Waddon
South Croydon
Purley
Riddlesdown
Coulsdon
Kenley

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

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