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Reasons to use our Surbiton conveyancing solicitors

  • 1 The mark of a good conveyancing solicitor in Surbiton is quality not quantity. The level of service offered by conveyancing "factories" (sometimes 'recommended' by national chain estate agents) sometimes falls short of the high standards of professionalism you would hope for.
  • 2 Low cost packages from online conveyancers might seem attractive. However, these organisations are often based hundreds of kilometers away with little appreciation of the factors that affect property transactions in Surbiton
  • 3 Surbiton property lawyers work in conjunction with Surbiton estate agents, property finders, surveyors, banks and other professionals to make sure that the highest level of service is offered to home movers every step of the way, never losing sight of the time-critical nature behind your conveyancing transaction
  • 4 The accumulation of transactions means that Surbiton lawyer have established valuable working relationships with Surbiton 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 conveyancing in Surbiton.
  • 5 Solicitor conveyancing solicitors have valuable personal links with Surbiton estate agents and work very closely with them and local surveyors so as to ensure transactions proceed expeditiously.

Examples of recent conveyancing in Surbiton since July 2021*

Purchase

of apartment Maple Road KT6 4AB, acquired for £370,000. Leasehold conveyancing work included: sending the transfer to the seller for signature in readiness for completion, taking formal instructions from and updating the seller client, preparing statement detailing charges

Sale

of flat Uxbridge Road KT1 2LL, at sale amount of £320,000. Leasehold conveyancing included: sending conveyancing papers to buyers representatives, sending the transfer to the vendor for execution in preparation for completion, agreeing completion date with parties

Transfer

of flat Berrylands KT5 8JD, at buying price of £255,000. Leasehold conveyancing included: dealing with appropriate requisitions and enquiries, sending the transfer to the seller for signature in preparation for completion, agreeing completion date with parties

Disposal

of flat Berrylands KT5 8JE, at the agreed consideration of £365,000. Leasehold conveyancing included: dealing with appropriate requisitions and enquiries, taking formal instructions from and updating the seller client, setting up the completion formalities

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Surbiton

We are purchasing a flat and need a conveyancing solicitor in Surbiton who is on the RBS conveyancing panel. Can you recommend a local firm?

Our service is limited to being a directory service for firms who wish to be listed as being on the approved conveyancing panel for RBS . We don't recommend any particular firms conducting conveyancing in Surbiton.

We are purchasing a house and the conveyancer has raised the issue of Chancel Repair for which the property could be liable given it’s proximity to the area of such a church. She has recommended insurance. Is this really warranted for conveyancing in Surbiton

Unless a prior purchase of the house took place post 12 October 2013 you may assume that conveyancing practitioners conducting conveyancing in Surbiton to remain encouraging a chancel search and or insurance against a claim.

I'm purchasing my first flat in Surbiton with the aid of help to buy. The developers would not move on the price so I negotiated 6k of fixtures and fittings instead. The house builders rep told me not inform my lawyer about this side-deal as it may adversely affect my mortgage with the bank. Is this normal?.

All lenders require a Disclosure of Incentives Form from the developer of any new build, converted or renovated property, It is available online from the Lenders’ Handbook page on the CML website. CML form is completed and handed to the lender's surveyor when the inspection is done.

Lenders have different policies on incentives. Some accept none at all, cash or physical, while others will accept cash incentives up to 5%.

Hard to understand why the representative of a builder would be suggesting you withold information from a solicitor when all this will be clearly visible on forms the builder has to supply to its solicitor, the buyer's solicitor and the surveyor.

I'm remortgaging my current house to a buy to let loan with National Westminster Bank and I will use the ballance of the raised equity as a deposit on another house. The area we are looking at is Surbiton. Will your solicitors be able to act for the two banks and link together the two deals?

Do use our search tool on this site to be sure that the conveyancers are approved by both mortgage companies. Assuming that they are the conveyancer will be able to tie up the two conveyancing matters but you should talk with you conveyancer and specify your desired outcome and needs.

I need to retain a conveyancing solicitor for some conveyancing in Surbiton. I have chance upon a site which appears to be the perfect offering If it is possible to get all this stuff completed via phone that would be preferable. Do I need to be concerned? What are the potential pitfalls?

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?

Expecting to exchange soon on a studio apartment in Surbiton. Conveyancing solicitors have said that they will have a report out to me next week. Are there areas in the report that I should be focusing on?

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

    Advice concerning the obligations in the lease to to contribute towards maintenance costs - in relation to the building, and the more general rights a lessee has You would want to be sent a copy of the lease It needs to be made clear to you if the lease allows you to alter or improve anything in the property- you must know whether any restrictions applies to all alterations or just structural alteration, and whether consent is mandated necessary What options are open to you if a neighbour breaches a clause of their lease? Are you allowed to have a pet in the flat?
For a comprehensive list of information to be contained in your report on your leasehold property in Surbiton please ask your conveyancer in advance of your conveyancing in Surbiton.

I inherited a ground-floor 1950’s flat in Surbiton. In the absence of agreement between myself and the landlord, can the Leasehold valuation Tribunal make a decision on the amount due for a lease extension?

Where there is a absentee freeholder or where there is disagreement about what the lease extension should cost, under the relevant legislation it is possible to make an application to the LVT to make a decision on the sum to be paid.

An example of a Lease Extension case for a Surbiton property is Flat D 15 Claremont Gardens in September 2013. TheTribunal determined in accordance with section48 and Schedule13 of the Leasehold Reform,Housing and Urban Development Act 1993 that the premium for the extended lease should be fourteen thousand one hundred and eighty seven pounds (£14,187.00) This case related to 1 flat.

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Sample of conveyancing solicitors in Surbiton regulated by the SRA

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

  • Hill Johnson & Leo, 59 Victoria Road, Surbiton, Surrey, KT6 4NQ
  • Hill Johnson Trading As Leo And Stockton, Second Floor Offices, 59 Victoria Road, Surbiton, Surrey, KT6 4NQ
  • Surbitonlaw Llp, 16a Isabel House, 46 Victoria Road, Surbiton, Surrey, KT6 4JL
  • Surbitonlaw Limited, 16a Isabel House, 46 Victoria Road, Surbiton, Surrey, KT6 4JL
  • Howell-jones Llp, 75 Surbiton Road, Kingston upon Thames, Surrey, KT1 2AF

Residential Licensed Conveyancers in Surbiton regulated by the CLC

Please be aware that the listed conveyancers do not limit their work for conveyancing in Surbiton but also conveyancing across England and Wales.
  • Property Transfer Co-ordination Ptc, Corner House, KT1 2NR
  • Clay & Co Limited, First Floor, TW11 0HE
  • J Scollan & Co Property Lawyers, First Floor Canal Court, TW8 8JA

Planning law solicitors in Surbiton regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority

The list below is a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in Surbiton with expertise in planning law. This will likely include advice on tree preservation orders
  • Pegasus Solicitors Limited, 60 High Street, New Malden, Surrey, KT3 4EZ
  • Hunter Peddell Property Law, Oak House, 39/41 The Parade, Claygate, Esher, Surrey, KT10 0PB
  • Galloway Hughes Llp, Aissela, 46 High Street, Esher, Surrey, KT10 9QY
  • Wsm (solicitors) Llp, Woodcock House, Gibbard Mews, 37-38 High Street, Wimbledon, London, SW19 5BY
  • Jeremy Marozzi & Co Solicitors, 12 Merton Park Parade, Wimbledon, London, SW19 3NT

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

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