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Southampton Conveyancing Statistics*

  • 1 Average time from start to moving day was 57 days for conveyancing in Southampton
  • 2 120 is the median number of years remaining on leases in Southampton
  • 3 Percentage of cases in Southampton that are buy to let is 15%
  • 4 Average Stamp Duty Payable for this year to date was £5,933
  • 5 The most common indemnity insurance policies for Southampton conveyancing is Restrictive Covenant

Examples of recent conveyancing in Southampton since June 2022*

Purchase

of flat Grosvenor Square SO15 2DA, sold for £184,000. Leasehold conveyancing due diligence included: dealing with appropriate requisitions and enquiries, sending the transfer to the seller for signature in readiness for completion, taking formal instructions from and updating the seller client

Transfer

of apartment Henstead Road SO15 2DE, at sale sum of £110,000. Leasehold conveyancing included: taking formal instructions from and updating the seller client, ordering official copies of the title, preparing statement detailing charges

Sale

of semi property, Rockstone Lane, SO14 6HZ completing on 01/07/2022 at a price of £191,450. The legal transfer of property incorporates some of the following tasks: sending the transfer to the vendor for execution in preparation for completion, securing official copies of the title, sending title deeds and signed transfer to purchaser’s lawyers

Transfer

of apartment Banister Road SO15 2NQ, at the agreed consideration of £106,950. Leasehold conveyancing included: drafting the sale agreement and Transfer, dealing with appropriate requisitions and enquiries, sending the transfer to the vendor for signature in readiness for completion

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Southampton

I'm in the process of transferring my existing standard mortgage to a Buy to Let Platform Home Loans Ltd mortgage. I was told by my financial advisor that I need a solicitor as part of the process. I spoke to my past Southampton conveyancing solicitor who dealt with the legals when I previously bought the property. The costs illustration sent of £550 has shocked me as I am not require purchase conveyancing - it’s simply a straightforward remortgage.

The estimate does seem a little steep. If you shop around you could get the conveyancing a bit cheaper by perhaps £125. That being said, providing that you were pleased with the conveyancing the firm provided you maylive to rue choosing an an unknown solicitor. Remember to check that the conveyancer can represent Platform Home Loans Ltd. You can employ our search tool to choose a Southampton conveyancing firm on the Platform Home Loans Ltd member panel, which can often include conveyancing solicitors in Southampton.

Would the conveyancing solicitors identified through your search tool conduct auction conveyancing in Southampton?

We know of a number of niche solicitors we can put you in touch with those who can conduct auction conveyancing. Southampton is one of the many locations where our lawyers have offices.

Yesterday I discovered that there is a flying freehold element on a property I have offered on a fortnight ago in what was supposed to be a quick, chain free conveyancing. Southampton is the location of the property. Can you shed any light on this issue?

Flying freeholds in Southampton are not the norm but are more likely to exist in relation to terraced houses. Even though you don't necessarily need a conveyancing solicitor in Southampton you would need to get your solicitor to go through the deeds diligently. Your mortgage company may require your conveyancing solicitor to take out an indemnity policy. Some of the more diligent conveyancing solicitors in Southampton may ascertain that this is not enough and that the deeds be re-written to give you the most up to date legal protection. If so, the next door neighbour also had to sign up to the revised deeds.It is possible that your lender will not accept the situation so the sooner you find out the better. You should also check with your insurance broker as to whether they will insure a flying freehold residence.

Is there anything unique about your site and alternative internet conveyancing brokers when it comes to conveyancing in Southampton?

At this site receive an accurate quote from a Solicitor or Licensed Conveyancer that appreciates the issues for your conveyancing in Southampton. Unlike many estate agents and brokerage sites we do not have kick-back arrangements with solicitors. Many agents and online brokers 'recommend' the firm paying the most kickback, not the best value conveyancing in Southampton

I need to find a conveyancing solicitor for my conveyancing in Southampton. I happened to stumble across a site which seems to have the perfect answer If there is a chance to get all the legals done via email that would be ideal. Should I be concerned? What should out be looking out for?

As usual with these online conveyancers you need to read ALL the small print - did you notice the extra charge for dealing with the mortgage?

My conveyancing in Southampton is completing this Friday, yet the owners I am buying from wishes to move out 24 hours later at PM. Should I accept such a idea?

You can't complete on a Saturday due to the bank systems are not operational.

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Sample of conveyancing solicitors in Southampton regulated by the SRA

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

  • Idiculla Solicitors, 7 London Road, Southampton, Hampshire, SO15 2AE
  • Paris Smith Llp, 1 London Road, Southampton, Hampshire, SO15 2AE
  • Footner & Ewing, 19 Brunswick Place, Southampton, Hampshire, SO15 2SZ
  • Page Gulliford & Gregory Limited, 9 Cumberland Place, Southampton, Hampshire, SO15 2WL
  • Lawdit Solicitors Limited, 29 Carlton Crescent, Southampton, Hampshire, SO15 2EW

Residential Landlord and Tenant Conveyancing solicitors in Southampton

The list below is a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in Southampton practicing in landlord and tenant law and on the regulations governing different types of tenancies. This may include advice on Terms and conditions of tenancy agreements

  • Paris Smith Llp, 1 London Road, Southampton, Hampshire, SO15 2AE
  • Idiculla Solicitors, 7 London Road, Southampton, Hampshire, SO15 2AE
  • Footner & Ewing, 19 Brunswick Place, Southampton, Hampshire, SO15 2SZ
  • Page Gulliford & Gregory Limited, 9 Cumberland Place, Southampton, Hampshire, SO15 2WL
  • Cgm Hampshire Limited, 4-5 College Place, London Road, Southampton, Hampshire, SO15 2UT

Commercial Conveyancing solicitors in Southampton regulated by the SRA

The firms listed below are a small selection of solicitors in Southampton with expertise in commercial conveyancing in Southampton. This could include advice on re-mortgaging commercial property
  • Idiculla Solicitors, 7 London Road, Southampton, Hampshire, SO15 2AE
  • Paris Smith Trust Corporation Limited, 1 London Road, Southampton, Hampshire, SO15 2AE
  • Paris Smith Llp, 1 London Road, Southampton, Hampshire, SO15 2AE
  • Footner & Ewing, 19 Brunswick Place, Southampton, Hampshire, SO15 2SZ
  • Page Gulliford & Gregory Limited, 9 Cumberland Place, Southampton, Hampshire, SO15 2WL

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

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