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Reasons to use our Selsdon conveyancing solicitors

  • 1 Selsdon property lawyers work in partnership with Selsdon estate agents, house builders, surveyors, banks 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
  • 2 The accumulation of transactions means that Selsdon solicitor have established excellent links with Selsdon local estate agents, banks, building societies, landlords and property developers enabling them to liaise at speed with all parties involved in the process of undertaking your conveyancing in Selsdon.
  • 3 Low cost packages from online conveyancers might be tempting. However, these organisations are often located hundreds of kilometers away with little appreciation of the factors that affect property transactions in Selsdon
  • 4 Lawyer conveyancing lawyers have valuable personal connections with Selsdon selling agents and work very closely with them and local surveyors so as to ensure transactions proceed expeditiously.
  • 5 The mark of a good conveyancing solicitor in Selsdon is quality not quantity. The level of service offered by conveyancing "factories" (sometimes 'recommended' by national chain estate agents) often falls short of the level of professionalism you would hope for.

Examples of recent conveyancing in Selsdon since June 2019*

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Selsdon

Willappointing a Selsdon conveyancing firm make the legal transfer of property easier?

In the main conveyancing solicitors in your neck of the woods will have good connections with your local authority, which can assist with the Selsdon conveyancing searches that your solicitor will require. It can only assist if they have good rapport with the Land Registry covering your area Selsdon, other conveyancers in the location and Selsdon Estate Agents.

I am planning to acquire a property and require a conveyancing solicitor in Selsdon who is on the The Royal Bank of Scotland solicitor. Can you recommend a local firm?

Our service is limited to being a directory service for firms who wish to listed as being on the approved conveyancing panel for The Royal Bank of Scotland in certain locations such as Selsdon. We dont recommend any particular firm.

I had a mortgage agreed in principle with Coventry BS. Selsdon conveyancing solicitors have been chosen. How long does it take for Coventry BS to issue the offer to the conveyancer?

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

We expect to receive a OIP from Bank of Ireland this week so we know how much we could potentially offer as otherwise we only have online calculators to go by (which aren't taking into account credit checks etc). Do Bank of Ireland recommend any Selsdon solicitors on the Bank of Ireland conveyancing panel, or is it better to go independently?

You will need to appoint Selsdon solicitors independently although you'll need to choose one on the Bank of Ireland conveyancing panel. The solicitor represents both you and Bank of Ireland through the process.

I have a mortgage with Yorkshire BS for my property in Selsdon. Conveyancing has been completed some time ago. Should I wish to rent out the flat and do not currently have a buy-to-let mortgage do I need to remortgage to a buy-to-let mortgage or inform Yorkshire BS?

Yorkshire BS must be informed of your intention before letting out your property as this is likely to be a breach of Yorkshire BS’s mortgage conditions. In many cases banks or building societies will permit you to let out your former home without needing to switch to a buy-to-let mortgage but some lenders will add a surcharge to your mortgage rate to reflect the higher risk. You should contact Yorkshire BS directly. It should not be necessary to do this via a Yorkshire BS conveyancing panel lawyer.

What will a local search reveal regarding the house we're buying in Selsdon?

Selsdon conveyancing often commences with the ordering local authority searches directly from your local Authority or through a personal search company for instance PSG The local search plays an important role in most Selsdon conveyancing purchase; as long as you wish to avoid any nasty once you have moved into your property. The search will provide data on, amongst other things, details on planning applications relevant to the property (whether granted or refused), building control history, any enforcement action, restrictions on permitted development, nearby road schemes, contaminated land and radon gas; in all a total of 13 subject areas.

About to purchase a new build apartment in Selsdon. Conveyancing is a frightening process 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.

Here are examples of a selection of leasehold new build questions that you can expect your new-build leasehold conveyancing in Selsdon

    Will control of the Management Company (if any) be handed over to purchasers on completion of the last sale or earlier? The Vendor must covenant to keep unsold units in good repair until long leases are granted therefore. Please supply a car parking plan. If there are lifts in the building, please confirm that the owners of flats on the ground and basement floors will not be required to contribute towards the cost of maintenance and renewal. Please provide evidence that the form of Lease proposed has been approved by the Land Registry.

My wife and I purchased a leasehold house in Selsdon. Conveyancing and Birmingham Midshires mortgage are in place. I have received a letter from someone claiming to own the freehold. It included a demand for arrears of ground rent dating back to 1994. The conveyancing practitioner in Selsdon who previously acted has now retired. What should I do?

The first thing you should do is contact HMLR to be sure that the individual purporting to own the freehold is in fact the registered owner of the freehold reversion. You do not need to instruct a Selsdon conveyancing practitioner to do this as it can be done on-line for less than a fiver. You should note that in any event, even if this is the rightful freeholder, under the Limitation Act 1980 no more than 6 years of rent can be collected.

My wife and I have hit a brick wall in trying to purchase the freehold in Selsdon. Can the Leasehold Valuation Tribunal adjudicate on premiums?

Absolutely. We can put you in touch with a Selsdon conveyancing firm who can help.

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

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Sample of conveyancing solicitors in Selsdon regulated by the SRA

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

  • Gordon Gray, 133 Addington Road, South Croydon, Surrey, CR2 8LH
  • Edridges & Drummonds, Crossways Parade, Selsdon Park Road, South Croydon, Surrey, CR2 8JJ
  • Manchesters, 21 Limpsfield Road, South Croydon, Surrey, CR2 9LA
  • Sandom Robinson, Triumph House, Station Approach, Sanderstead Road, South Croydon, Surrey, CR2 0PL
  • Alfred James & Co Solicitors Llp, Alfred James House, 406a Brighton Road, South Croydon, Surrey, CR2 6AN

Residential Landlord and Tenant Conveyancing solicitors in Selsdon

The list below is a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in Selsdon practicing in landlord and tenant law and on the regulations governing different types of tenancies. This may include advice on Court proceedings for possession

  • Edridges & Drummonds, Crossways Parade, Selsdon Park Road, South Croydon, Surrey, CR2 8JJ
  • Sandom Robinson, Triumph House, Station Approach, Sanderstead Road, South Croydon, Surrey, CR2 0PL
  • Alfred James & Co Solicitors Llp, Alfred James House, 406a Brighton Road, South Croydon, Surrey, CR2 6AN
  • Simman Solicitors, 83 South End, Croydon, Surrey, CR0 1BG
  • Status Legal Lassalle Lawanson-swain, Suite 6, Albany House, 82-86 South End, Croydon, Surrey, CR0 1DQ

Whether you are going through a divorce or breakup or simply wish to transfer your property to someone else, transfer of equity conveyancing in Selsdon includes some of the following tasks:

  • Obtaining instructions from the appropriate parties
  • Collating the documents evidencing the title to the property
  • Acting on behalf of the lender (where relevant)
  • Agreeing the terms of the transaction
  • Drafting Transfer or approving the Transfer deed
  • Negotiating amendments to the draft Transfer
  • Communicating with parties with regards to the Transfer
  • Agreeing and preparing for completion
  • Receiving and transferring monies to the appropriate parties
  • Preparing and submitting to HMRC the appropriate stamp duty forms and payment
  • Dealing with the registration procedures for the change in proprietorship and the home loan (where appropriate) at the HM Land Registry.

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

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