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Reasons to use our Raynes Park conveyancing solicitors

  • 1 Experience means that Raynes Park lawyer have developed valuable connections with Raynes Park local estate agents, banks, building societies, landlords and house builders enabling them to liaise at speed with all concerned in the process of dealing with your house sale or purchase in Raynes Park.
  • 2 Property lawyer conveyancing lawyers have excellent personal connections with Raynes Park estate agents and work very closely with them and local surveyors so as to ensure transactions proceed expeditiously.
  • 3 We are the UKs largest residential conveyancing directory service identifying mortgage company approved law practices conducting conveyancing in Raynes Park governed by the SRA or Council of Licensed Conveyancers.
  • 4 Raynes Park conveyancers work in partnership with Raynes Park estate agents, property finders, surveyors, mortgage companies and other professionals to ensure that a quality service is provided to buyers and sellers every step of the way, to ensure you’re kept informed as to progress throughout
  • 5 Personal touch and pure property expertise are key benefits that you should look for when choosing conveyancing solicitors. Raynes Park property deals can be made a lot more protracted as a result of poor communication between all the parties. The lawyers listed strive to make sure that communication channels are open and act on arising issues and developments instantly.

Examples of recent conveyancing in Raynes Park since January 2020*

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Raynes Park

My previous lawyer has given a fee estimate £1400 for fixed fee conveyancing in Raynes Park. I am selling a modern property for £275,000. This appears expensive. Is it in excess of what I should be paying for conveyancing in Raynes Park?

The estimate does seem a tad steep. Where you are willing to invest time scrutinising quotes you might decrease the fees marginally by as much as £100 plus VAT. On the other hand, you maylive to regret opting for an an unknown conveyancer. Don't forget to enquire that the firm can act for your mortgage company. Do use our search tool to find a Raynes Park conveyancing company on the lender’s approved list of lawyers which can often include conveyancing solicitors in Raynes Park.

Due to complete my purchase in Raynes Park next Friday. I have now been asked to send a copy of my building insurance schedule by my solicitor as as she informs me that she is duty bound to validate that it is in order for the lender. What does the insurance need to cover?

All property lawyers on acting for banks would need to check that the following risks are covered fire; lightning; aircraft; explosion; earthquake; storm; flood; escape of water or oil; riot; malicious damage; theft or attempted theft; falling trees and branches and aerials; subsidence; heave;landslip;collision;accidental damage to underground services;professional fees, demolition and site clearance costs; and public liability to anyone else. There are some other issues such as the level of excess that are set out in a lender’s Part 2 instructions. These obligations are not specific to conveyancing in Raynes Park.

Are the BSA planning on creating a online directory to list firms on the Loughborough BS conveyancing panel for example in Raynes Park?

We are not aware of any intention on the part of the BSA to develop such a search facility.

I am assisting my sister sell her flat in Raynes Park. Will the conveyancer commission an EPC or it is for the seller to see to?

Following the demise of Home Packs, energy assessments was kept a compulsory part of moving house. An EPC must be to hand before the property is marketed. It is not a task that conveyancers ordinarily arrange. Where you are instructing a Raynes Park conveyancing practitioner they may be willing to arrange energy assessments due to their contacts with long established Raynes Park energy assessors

is it true that all Raynes Park solicitors on the Principality conveyancing panel are overseen by the SRA?

As a firm of solicitors, in order to be on the Principality approved list of solicitors they would need to be regulated by the Solicitors Regulatory Authority. Some mortgage companies do list licenced conveyancers on their panel in which case such firms would be overseen by the Council of Licensed Conveyancers.

I am currently in the process of buying my council flat in Raynes Park. I have a mortgage agreed with Nationwide. Conveyancing is not something I have any knowledge of. Can I proceed without a solicitor easily? I think we can but we keep being told I should have one. Any advice?

It is not advisable to proceed with a house purchase without a solicitor. The council's solicitor are not acting for you. You need a solicitor for a number reasons. One of which is to verify what plans the Council have for repairs and refurbishment for the next five years. Many leaseholders have been stung for contributions of thousands of pounds. In any event, if you are getting a mortgage with Nationwide, you will need to appoint a solicitor on the Nationwide conveyancing panel.

I decided to have a survey carried out on a house in Raynes Park prior to retaining lawyers. I have been advised that there is a flying freehold overhang to the house. My surveyor has said that some mortgage companies may not grant a loan on a flying freehold premises.

It depends who your proposed lender is. HSBC has different requirements for example to Birmingham Midshires. If you call us we can check with the relevant mortgage company. If you lender is happy to lend one our lawyers can help as they are used to dealing with flying freeholds in Raynes Park. Conveyancing may be slightly more expensive based on your lender's requirements.

I am purchasing a house and cash is in place. My solicitor has been handed with two distinct evidence of photographic ID, bank statement, endless utility bills. Now he wants a copy from a probate lawyer acknowledging that the funds are in order and that it has come from inheritance and not via illegitimate means.

In today’s world you will not be able to complete any Raynes Park conveyancing transaction without first providing evidence of your identity to your lawyers. This usually takes the form of a either your passport or driving licence and a utility bill. Remember if you are providing your driving licence as evidence of ID it must be both the paper part and photo card part, one is not acceptable without the other. Evidence of your source of funds is required under Money Laundering Regulations.

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Residential Landlord and Tenant Conveyancing solicitors in Raynes Park

The firms listed below are a small selection of solicitors in Raynes Park with expertise in landlord and tenant law and on the regulations governing different types of tenancies. This may include advice on service charge disputes and the right to manage

  • C L Clemo & Co, 88 Copse Hill, London, SW20 0EF
  • Stone & Stone Solicitors Llp, 16 Crown Lane, Morden, Surrey, SM4 5BP
  • Crescent Law, 81 London Road, Morden, Surrey, SM4 5HP
  • Pegasus Solicitors Limited, 60 High Street, New Malden, Surrey, KT3 4EZ
  • Gregsons, St Christophers House, 19 Tabor Grove, London, SW19 4EX

Commercial Conveyancing solicitors in Raynes Park regulated by the SRA

The firms listed below are a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in Raynes Park practicing in commercial conveyancing in Raynes Park. This may include advice on buying or selling a shop, pub, restaurant, office, retail unit
  • Burnley Jones Bate & Co, 7 Approach Road, Raynes Park, London, SW20 8BA
  • Jeremy Marozzi & Co Solicitors, 12 Merton Park Parade, Wimbledon, London, SW19 3NT
  • Michael & Company, 75 Cottenham Park Road, London, SW20 0DR
  • C L Clemo & Co, 88 Copse Hill, London, SW20 0EF
  • Stone & Stone Solicitors Llp, 16 Crown Lane, Morden, Surrey, SM4 5BP

Planning law solicitors in Raynes Park regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority

The list below is a small selection of solicitors in Raynes Park 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
  • Jeremy Marozzi & Co Solicitors, 12 Merton Park Parade, Wimbledon, London, SW19 3NT
  • Crescent Law, 81 London Road, Morden, Surrey, SM4 5HP
  • Pegasus Solicitors Limited, 60 High Street, New Malden, Surrey, KT3 4EZ
  • Gregsons, St Christophers House, 19 Tabor Grove, London, SW19 4EX
  • Capsticks Solicitors Llp, 1 St. Georges Road, Wimbledon, London, SW19 4DR

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