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Sutton Conveyancing Statistics*

  • 1 Percentage of leasehold conveyancing cases in Sutton with service charge retention of 10%
  • 2 Percentage of leasehold conveyancing purchases in Sutton is 33% where there is a share in the management company or freehold company
  • 3 Percentage of cases in Sutton that are buy to let is 15%
  • 4 Average time frame of 27 days for registration of title in Sutton
  • 5 Average Stamp Duty Payable for this year to date was £13,014

Examples of recent conveyancing in Sutton since December 2019*

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Sutton

Why is leasehold purchase conveyancing in Sutton is more expensive?

Sutton leasehold conveyancing transactions usually involve additional investigations than freeholds including investigating the Lease, liaising with the Landlord such as serving appropriate notices on the Landlord or managing agent, obtaining up-to-date service charge and management information, obtaining Landlord’s consents and reviewing management accounts and formation documents.

My wife and I are selling our house in Sutton and the buyers lawyers are claiming that there is a possibility that the property was constructed on contaminated land. Any high street Sutton lawyer would know this is not the case. For the life of me I don't know why the purchasers are using an internet conveyancing outfit as opposed to a conveyancing solicitor in Sutton. We have lived in Sutton for three years we know that this is a non issue. Do we get in touch with our local Authority to get confirmation need.

It would appear that you have a conveyancing solicitor already. Are they able to advise? You must check with your lawyer before you do anything. It is very possible that once the local authority has been informed of a potential issue it cannot be insured against (a bit like being diagnosed with a serious illness and then taking out health insurance to cover that same illness)

I'm purchasing a new build house in Sutton with a mortgage from Platform Home Loans Ltd. The developers would not reduce the price so I negotiated £7000 of fixtures and fittings instead. The sale representative suggested that I not reveal to my solicitor about the deal as it may impact my mortgage with the bank. Should I keep quiet?.

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 decided to have a survey carried out on a property in Sutton prior to instructing lawyers. I have been told that there is a flying freehold overhang to the house. Our surveyor has said that some mortgage companies tend refuse to give a loan on this type of house.

It depends who your proposed lender is. Santander has different instructions for example to Nationwide. If you call us we can check with the relevant lender. If you lender is happy to lend one our lawyers can help as they are accustomed to dealing with flying freeholds in Sutton. Conveyancing will be smoother if you use a solicitor in Sutton especially if they regularly deal with such properties in Sutton.

Taking into account that I will soon part with £400,000 on a terraced house in Sutton I would like to talk to a lawyer about myconveyancing ahead of giving the go ahead to the firm. Is this something that you can arrange?

Absolutely - we would be pleased to talk to you we do not take any clients on without you first talking to the solicitor who will be carrying out your conveyancing in Sutton.There is no ‘factory style conveyancing’ - every client is unique person, not a case reference. The law firms that we put you in touch with believe that the fees you are provided with for residential conveyancing in Sutton should be the amount on the final invoice that you end up paying.

I need to retain a conveyancing solicitor for purchase conveyancing in Sutton. I've chance upon a site which appears to be the perfect offering If there is a chance to get all the legals completed via phone 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?

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Sample of conveyancing solicitors in Sutton regulated by the SRA

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

  • Porter & Co, 40 Benhill Avenue, Sutton, Surrey, SM1 4DA
  • Copley Clark Llp, 36 Grove Road, Sutton, Surrey, SM1 1BS
  • Charmini Ravindran Law Ltd, 8 Lind Road, Sutton, Surrey, SM1 4PJ
  • Gowen & Stevens Llp, 5 Mulgrave Chambers, 26-28 Mulgrave Road, Sutton, Surrey, SM2 6LE
  • Stanley Smith Hill & Co, 35 High Street, Carshalton, Surrey, SM5 3BG

Residential Landlord and Tenant Conveyancing solicitors in Sutton

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

  • Craden Moore Solicitors, Chancery House, St Nicholas Way, Sutton, Surrey, SM1 1JB
  • Porter & Co, 40 Benhill Avenue, Sutton, Surrey, SM1 4DA
  • Copley Clark Llp, 36 Grove Road, Sutton, Surrey, SM1 1BS
  • Charmini Ravindran Law Ltd, 8 Lind Road, Sutton, Surrey, SM1 4PJ
  • Gowen & Stevens Llp, 5 Mulgrave Chambers, 26-28 Mulgrave Road, Sutton, Surrey, SM2 6LE

Planning law solicitors in Sutton regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority

The list below is a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in Sutton specialising in planning law. This could include advice on making sure people do what the planning regulations say
  • Gowen & Stevens Llp, 5 Mulgrave Chambers, 26-28 Mulgrave Road, Sutton, Surrey, SM2 6LE
  • Crescent Law, 81 London Road, Morden, Surrey, SM4 5HP
  • Cuff And Gough Llp, Lamborn Place, 26 High Street, Banstead, Surrey, SM7 2LJ
  • Jeremy Marozzi & Co Solicitors, 12 Merton Park Parade, Wimbledon, London, SW19 3NT
  • Pegasus Solicitors Limited, 60 High Street, New Malden, Surrey, KT3 4EZ

Neighboring Locations

Lower Morden
St Helier
Sutton
Carshalton
Belmont
Cheam
Belmont

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

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