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Reasons to use our Teddington conveyancing solicitors

  • 1 Retaining the services of a a family Solicitor generally results in a more personal touch. Sometimes when dealing with a large conveyancing firm, your conveyancing is handled by a team of people who who update you by determining whether the ‘computers says no’.
  • 2 Teddington solicitors are likely to have connections at the local Land Registry Office, Local Authority and property agents
  • 3 Teddington conveyancers work in partnership with Teddington estate agents, developers, surveyors, lenders and other professionals to make sure that a quality service is provided to home movers every step of the way, ensuring the smoothest, most stress-free process possible
  • 4 There is a distinct possibility the other side’s lawyers are based in Teddington - if so both parties will have worked on conveyancing matters in the past
  • 5 We are the UKs most comprehensive residential conveyancing directory service identifying lender approved property lawyers delivering conveyancing in Teddington regulated by the SRA or CLC.

Examples of recent conveyancing in Teddington since March 2019*

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Teddington

When can the exchange of contracts take place for sale conveyancing in Teddington and do I need to attend the conveyancers branch?

If you are round the corner to our conveyancing solicitors in Teddington you are welcome to attend to sign contracts. However, the lender approved solicitors we work with provide a national conveyancing service and provide as equally detailed and professional a job for you when communicating with you digitally. The executing of the contract is not the critical part. Signing on the dotted line is just a prerequisite for the firm to officially exchange at the appropriate time, which is ordinarily shortly after signing. The procedure is nowadays normally dealt with by telephone and can be very rapid, although where a long "chain" is involved, since the process requires the relevant party's solicitor (not necessarily a conveyancing solicitor in Teddington)to be in the office at the appropriate time.

We're in Teddington, First timers purchasing with a mortgage (lender is Co-operative , and our lawyer is on the Co-operative conveyancing panel). How long should the conveyancing process take?

The fact that your lawyer is on the Co-operative conveyancing panel is a help. It would almost certainly delay matters if they were not. However, no solicitor should guarantee a timeframe for your conveyancing, due to third parties outside of your control such as delays caused by lenders,conveyancing search providers or by the other side’s solicitors. The time taken is often determined by the number of parties in a chain.

I am the sole beneficiary of my late grandmother’s will and I have everything in my name alone, including the my former home in Teddington. The Teddington property was put into my name in May. I want to move. I understand that there is a Mortgage Lenders 6 month 'rule', which means that my proprietorship will be regarded the same way as though I had purchased the house in May. Is the property unsalable for six months?

The CML handbook obliges solicitors to: "report to us immediately if the owner or registered proprietor has been registered for less than six months." By the strict wording you might be affected by that. How sensible a view mortgage companies take of it, depend on the bank as this clause is primarily there to identify subsales or the flipping of property.

After shopping around on the internet I have found a Teddington property lawyer having checked that they are on the Skipton conveyancing panel. Does my lawyer arrange the survey of the property?

Skipton will need an independent valuation of the property. Your lawyer will not arrange this. Usually Skipton will appoint their own surveyor to do this, and you will have to pay for it. Remember that this is a valuation for mortgage purposes and not a survey. Your conveyancer will not organise the survey but they may be able to put you in touch with a local one that they recommend. RICS offers a find a surveyor service (just google it) where you can search for a qualified surveyor by your Teddington postcode. As you are getting a mortgage with Skipton, you could contact them to see if they have a list of approved surveyors in Teddington.

Leeds Building Society have agreed my home loan in principle, my offer on a house in Teddington has been agreed to, what happens next?

Your estate agent will need to know who your solicitors are (ensure that the conveyancing practitioners are on the bank’s approved list). Telephone Leeds Building Society or your broker and finalise any appropriate forms. Leeds Building Society will sellect a valuer who will get in contact with the estate agent or vendor to arrange a time for the valuation to occur. Once conducted (assuming no problems) it takes on average a fortnight for the mortgage offer to be issued. Leeds Building Society will send the offer to you and your conveyancing practitioners. The transaction will then take it’s course according the nature and complexity of the conveyancing in Teddington.

How easy is it to transfer to a new conveyancer as I have to choose one who is on the Virgin Money conveyancing list. I instructed a local conveyancing solicitor in Teddington five minutes from me but the firm is not accepted by Virgin Money

We will our best to assist in finding you a conveyancing solicitor in Teddington on the Virgin Money panel. Please note that the property lawyers that we work with do not pay us commission if you instruct them and are regulated by the SRA who oversee all conveyancing solicitors in Teddington. In utilising search facility on this page, you can compare and instruct different solicitors and conveyancers both nationally and in Teddington.

My husband and I are 14 days into a residential purchase having been directed to a firm by the estate agent to carry out the conveyancing in Teddington. I am am extremely dissatisfied with the level of service. Can you help me find new solicitors?

They would have to be really poor to suggest replacing them. Has your loan offer been issued? In the event that it has you will need to make them aware of the new contact details and get the mortgage documents are re-issued. The solicitor ideally should be on the lenders panel to avoid added charges and complications. So that should be your first question of the new solicitors. The find a solicitor tool should assist you in finding a bank approved solicitor for your home move in Teddington

Should I cancel the direct debit for my mortgage with Yorkshire BS as soon as a completion date for my sale in Teddington has been set?

You are best advised to maintain paying any mortgage payments to Yorkshire BS until the mortgage is paid off on completion as part of your Teddington conveyancing.

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Sample of conveyancing solicitors in Teddington regulated by the SRA

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

  • Kagan Moss & Co, 22 The Causeway, Teddington, Middlesex, TW11 0HF
  • Bruce Macgregor And Co Solicitors, Suite F 8, The Causeway, Teddington, Middlesex, TW11 0HE
  • Richard Kanani & Co Ltd, 4 Cranmer Road, Hampton Hill, Hampton, Middlesex, TW12 1DW
  • Infields, Infields, 1 Old Bridge Street, Hampton Wick, Kingston upon Thames, Surrey, KT1 4BU
  • Stone Rowe Brewer Llp, Stone House, 12-13 Church Street, Twickenham, Middlesex, TW1 3NJ

Residential Licensed Conveyancers in Teddington regulated by the CLC

Please note that the listed conveyancers do not limit their work for conveyancing in Teddington but also conveyancing throughout England and Wales.
  • Clay & Co Limited, First Floor, TW11 0HE
  • Property Transfer Co-ordination Ptc, Corner House, KT1 2NR
  • J Scollan & Co Property Lawyers, First Floor Canal Court, TW8 8JA
  • Stratega Law Ltd, Bldg 3 Chiswick Park, W4 5YA

Planning law solicitors in Teddington regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority

The list below is a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in Teddington specialising in planning law. This could include advice on tree preservation orders
  • Pegasus Solicitors Limited, 60 High Street, New Malden, Surrey, KT3 4EZ
  • Galloway Hughes Llp, Aissela, 46 High Street, Esher, Surrey, KT10 9QY
  • Hunter Peddell Property Law, Oak House, 39/41 The Parade, Claygate, Esher, Surrey, KT10 0PB
  • Sjs Law Limited, Unit 8, Kew Bridge Piazza, 8 Kew Bridge Road, London, TW8 0FL
  • Wsm (solicitors) Llp, Woodcock House, Gibbard Mews, 37-38 High Street, Wimbledon, London, SW19 5BY

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

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