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Reasons to use our Southfields conveyancing solicitors

  • 1 Southfields solicitor are the key to a successful Southfields conveyancing experience, keeping the process under control. They are on your side throughout, offering dedicated advice for the duration of your transaction
  • 2 Chances are that the the lawyers for the other party are based in Southfields - if so both parties are likely to be less confrontational
  • 3 Lawyer conveyancing solicitors have extremely good personal connections with Southfields estate agents and work very closely with them and local surveyors so as to ensure transactions proceed expeditiously.
  • 4 Our site is the only site offering you the facility to check that your property ownership legalities in Southfields will be conducted by a law firm on your lender’s approved panel.
  • 5 Personal touch and pure property experience are key benefits that you should look for when selecting conveyancing solicitors. Southfields conveyancing can be made significantly more complicated because of poor communication between all the parties. The lawyers we work with ensure that the lines of communication are open and act on arising issues and developments quickly.

Examples of recent conveyancing in Southfields since February 2024*

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Southfields

In what way does my ID and proof of funds have anything to do with my conveyancing in Southfields? Is this really warranted?

Southfields conveyancing solicitors and indeed property lawyers accross the UK have a duty under money laundering regulations to verify the ID of any client in order to ensure that clients are who they say they are.

Conveyancing clients are required to produce two forms of certified identification; proof of identity (typically a Passport or Driving Licence) and proof of address (usually a Bank Statement no more than three months).

Proof of source of monies is also required in accordance with the money laundering regulations as solicitors are required to check that the funds you are using to acquire a property (be it the exchange deposit or the total purchase monies where you are a cash purchaser) has originated from a reputable source (such as employment savings) as opposed to the fruits of illegitimate behaviour.

I am buying a new build flat in Southfields. Can I do my own conveyancing?

Leaving aside the complexities and merits of DIY conveyancing in Southfields you will have to appoint a solicitor on your mortgage company's conveyancing panel to look after their interests. Most people therefore find it easier to let the solicitor act for them and the lender. Furthermore there is minimal cost savings to be made in you doing conveyancing for yourself and another lawyer conducting the conveyancing for the lender. Please feel free to use the search tool to find a lawyer on your lender panel in Southfields.

I need some quick conveyancing in Southfields as I am under a deadline to sign on the dotted line inside one month. A home loan is not required. Is it possible to escape the need for conveyancing searches to save fees and time?

As you are not taking a home loan you have the choice not to do searches although no conveyancer would suggest that you don't. With plenty of history conveyancing in Southfields the following are instances of issues that can show up and therefore impact the marketability of the property: Enforcement Actions, Overdue Fees, Overdue Grants, Railway Schemes,...

In my capacity as executor for the estate of my aunt I am selling a residence in Monmouth but reside in Southfields. My solicitor (based 235 kilometers from meneeds me to sign a statutory declaration before the transaction finalising. Could you suggest a conveyancing lawyer in Southfields to witness 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 any notary public or qualified solicitor will do regardless of whether they are based in Southfields

I am attracted to a couple of maisonettes in Southfields which have in the region of 50 years left on the leases. Will this present a problem?

There are plenty of short leases in Southfields. The lease is a right to use the property for a period of time. As the lease gets shorter the saleability of the lease deteriorates and results in it becoming more costly to extend the lease. This is why it is often a good idea to extend the lease term. More often than not it is difficulties arise selling premises with a short lease because mortgage companies less inclined to grant a loan on such properties. Lease enfranchisement can be a protracted process. We advise that you get professional assistance from a solicitor and surveyor with experience in this field.

Despite our best efforts, we have been unsuccessful in trying to purchase the freehold in Southfields. Can this matter be resolved via the Leasehold Valuation Tribunal?

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

An example of a Lease Extension case for a Southfields flat is 83 Balvernie Grove in February 2012. The Tribunal assessed the price to be paid by the leaseholder to the freeholder for the lease extension pursuant to section 48 of the Leasehold Reform Housing & Urban Development Act 1993 should be£16,603.00 This case related to 1 flat. The unexpired residue of the current lease was 69.32 years.

Online research suggests that Southfields solicitors are more expensive than licensed conveyancers in Southfields when it comes to purchasing a house. So is it better if I use a conveyancer or a solicitor if I am purchasing for my home move in Southfields.

When it comes to conveyancing in Southfields the costs are unlikely to vary dramatically depending on whether the legal expert is a licenced conveyancer or solicitor.

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Sample of conveyancing solicitors in Southfields regulated by the SRA

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

  • A E P Zaleski, 179-181 Replingham Road, London, SW18 5LY
  • Bulcraigs, 2 Replingham Road, London, SW18 5LS
  • Irving Caplin & Co, 1 College Mews, St Ann's Hill, Wandsworth, London, SW18 2SJ
  • Southfields Solicitors Limited, 1 West Hill, Wandsworth, London, SW18 1RB
  • Zgrp Limited, Park House, 158-160 Arthur Road, Wimbledon, London, SW19 8AQ

Residential Landlord and Tenant Conveyancing solicitors in Southfields

The list below is a small selection of solicitors in Southfields with expertise in landlord and tenant law and on the regulations governing different types of tenancies. This will likely include advice on Court proceedings for possession

  • A E P Zaleski, 179-181 Replingham Road, London, SW18 5LY
  • Bulcraigs, 2 Replingham Road, London, SW18 5LS
  • Begum & Co, 93 East Hill, London, SW18 2QD
  • Mcglennons Solicitors, 157 Arthur Road, London, London, SW19 8AD
  • Wixted & Co Limited, 57 Putney Bridge Road, London, SW18 1NP

Residential Licensed Conveyancers in Southfields regulated by the Council of Licensed Conveyancers

Please be aware that the listed conveyancers do not limit their work for conveyancing in Southfields but also conveyancing throughout England and Wales.
  • R & C Property Lawyers Llp, 10A Upper Tooting Road, SW17 7PG
  • Stratega Law Ltd, Bldg 3 Chiswick Park, W4 5YA
  • Stratega Law Ltd, Sutherland House, W1F 7TE
  • Property Transfer Co-ordination Ptc, Corner House, KT1 2NR
  • Ldn Conveyancing Ltd, 3 Acton Hill Mews, W3 9QN

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

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