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Southall Conveyancing Statistics*

  • 1 965 is the median number of years remaining on leases in Southall
  • 2 Percentage of leasehold conveyancing purchases in Southall is 4% where there is a share in the management company or freehold company
  • 3 Average Stamp Duty Payable for this year to date was £9,609
  • 4 Average time frame of 37 days for registration of title in Southall
  • 5 was the busiest month and was the next busiest month while was the least busiest month of the year for conveyancing in Southall

Examples of recent conveyancing in Southall since April 2021*

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Southall

Why do I have to pay up front for conveyancing in Southall?

Where you are retaining lawyers for conveyancing in Southall your lawyer will request that you to provide them with funds to cover the the cost of the conveyancing searches. Ordinarily this is called for to cover the fees of the conveyancing searches. If any deposit is payable against the total price then this will be needed immediately in advance of contracts are exchanged. The final balance that is needed should be transferred a couple of days prior to the day of completion.

How does conveyancing in Southall differ for newly converted properties?

Most buyers of new build or newly converted property in Southall come to us having been asked by the developer to exchange contracts and commit to the purchase even before the residence is completed. This is because developers in Southall typically buy the site, plan the estate and want to get the plots sold off as they are building the properties. Buyers, therefore, will have to exchange contracts without actually seeing the house they are buying. To reduce the chances of losing the property, buyers should instruct property lawyers as soon as the property is reserved and mortgage applications should be submitted quickly. Due to the fact that it could be several months and even years between exchange of contracts and completion, the mortgage offer may need to be extended. It would be wise to use a lawyer who specialises in new build conveyancing especially if they are used to new build conveyancing in Southall or who has acted in the same development.

I am looking for a flat up to £195,000 and identified one round the corner in Southall I like with a park and station nearby, however it's only got 61 years unexpired on the lease. I can't really find anything else in Southall suitable, so just wondered if I would be making a grave error buying a short lease?

If you need a home loan the remaining unexpired lease term will be a potential deal breaker. Discount the price by the amount the lease extension will cost if it has not already been discounted. If the existing owner has owned the premises for a minimum of twenty four months you can 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 with a zero ground rent applied. You should consult your conveyancing lawyer concerning this matter.

How do I search for a Southall law firm on the The Royal Bank of Scotland conveyancing panel? I drive a motor bike and am prepared to travel upto 20kilometers to meet the lawyer.

You can use the facility on this website. Please choose the mortgage company and your location and you will see a number of Southall conveyancing lawyers based on proximity. We have listed some Southall conveyancing firms towards the end of this page and you can telephone them to verify if they are on the The Royal Bank of Scotland member panel

Looking forward to sign contracts shortly on a garden flat in Southall. Conveyancing solicitors inform me that they report fully tomorrow. Are there areas in the report that I should be focusing on?

Your report on title for your leasehold conveyancing in Southall should include some of the following:

    The length of the lease term. You should be advised as what happens when the lease ends, and aware of the importance of the 80 year mark What the implications are if you are in breach of your lease terms? Details of the parties to the lease, for example these could be the lessee, head lessor, landlord Who has the liability to repair and maintain the main walls and foundations. It is important for you to know which party is liable for the repair and maintenance of every part of the building
For details of the information to be contained in your report on your leasehold property in Southall please enquire of your conveyancer in ahead of your conveyancing in Southall.

I inherited a first flat in Southall. In the absence of agreement between myself and the freeholder, can the Leasehold valuation Tribunal determine the amount payable for a lease extension?

in cases where there is a absentee freeholder or if there is disagreement about what the lease extension should cost, under the relevant legislation it is possible to make an application to the First-tier Tribunal (Property Chamber) to determine the sum to be paid.

An example of a Lease Extension case for a Southall premises is 33 Barbican Road in January 2013. The Tribunals calculation of the lease extension premium payable was £17,592. This case was in relation to 1 flat. The unexpired residue of the current lease was 55.12 years.

My hope is to purchase a garden maisonette in Southall. Conveyancing solicitor is awaiting, from the owner, building insurance documents. Earlier today I was informed that the owner needs to send the insurance paperwork for the flat above as well. Why would my conveyancing practitioner need to see the insurance for the flat above? Is it really required? We have been waiting for the previous two weeks…

It is not unheard of in leasehold conveyancing in Southall to discover Conveyancing in Southall in a minority of cases reveals that the lease provides for the leasehold owners to insure their individual flats rather than the freeholder insuring the complete premises - which is definitely preferable. Do contact your solicitor but it would appear that your lawyer is looking to establish that the entire building is insured. Insuring your flat is no help when it comes to rebuilding after a fire if the 1st floor cannot be rebuilt as a result of lack of insurance.

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Sample of conveyancing solicitors in Southall regulated by the SRA

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

  • David Shine & Kharbanda, 8a South Road, Southall, Middlesex, UB1 1RT
  • Mir & Sons Solicitors Ltd, 1-a Beaconsfield Road, Southall, Middlesex, UB1 1BA
  • Vincent Solicitors, First & Second Floors, 11 - 13 South Road, Southall, Middlesex, UB1 1SU
  • Chhokar & Co, 29a The Broadway, Southall, Middlesex, UB1 1JY
  • Thakrar & Co, 38b The Broadway, Southall, Middlesex, UB1 1PT

Residential Landlord and Tenant Conveyancing solicitors in Southall

The firms listed below are a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in Southall with expertise in landlord and tenant law and on the regulations governing different types of tenancies. This will likely include advice on wrongful eviction

  • Maalik & Co Limited, 78 South Road, Southall, Middlesex, UB1 1RD
  • David Shine & Kharbanda, 8a South Road, Southall, Middlesex, UB1 1RT
  • Mir & Sons Solicitors Ltd, 1-a Beaconsfield Road, Southall, Middlesex, UB1 1BA
  • Chhokar & Co, 29a The Broadway, Southall, Middlesex, UB1 1JY
  • Thakrar & Co, 38b The Broadway, Southall, Middlesex, UB1 1PT

Planning law solicitors in Southall regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority

The solicitors listed below are a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in Southall practicing in planning law. The solicitors can give expert legal advice on all aspects of planning, including development on contaminated land
  • Jay Visva Solicitors, First Floor, 784 Uxbridge Road, Hayes, Middlesex, UB4 0RS
  • Starck Uberoi Solicitors Limited, 45 St. Mary's Road, London, London, W5 5RG
  • Sjs Law Limited, Unit 8, Kew Bridge Piazza, 8 Kew Bridge Road, London, TW8 0FL
  • Iliffes Booth Bennett, Capital Court, 30 Windsor Street, Uxbridge, Middlesex, UB8 1AB
  • Harold Benjamin, Hill House, 67-71 Lowlands Road, Harrow, Middlesex, HA1 3EQ

Neighboring Locations

Yeading
Greenford
Southall
Heston
Norwood Green
Osterley

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

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