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Thornton Heath Conveyancing Statistics*

  • 1 Average time frame of 72 days for registration of title in Thornton Heath
  • 2 60% freehold and 40% leasehold conveyancing in Thornton Heath for this year to date
  • 3 Percentage of cases in Thornton Heath that are buy to let is 29%
  • 4 Average Stamp Duty Payable for this year to date was £7,553
  • 5 June was the busiest month and April was the next busiest month while May was the least busiest month of the year for conveyancing in Thornton Heath

Examples of recent conveyancing in Thornton Heath since December 2022*

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Thornton Heath

Can the conveyancing solicitors listed on your site execute auction conveyancing in Thornton Heath?

We know of a few auction practitioners we can connect you with those specialising in auction conveyancing. Thornton Heath is one of the many locations where our lawyers have a presence.

We are selling our apartment in Thornton Heath. Will my lawyer need to be required to be on the HSBC conveyancing panel in order to deal with redeeming my mortgage?

Ordinarily, even if your lawyer is not on the HSBC conveyancing panel they can still act for you on your sale. It might be that the lender will not release the original deeds (if applicable and increasingly irrelevant) until after the mortgage is paid off. You should speak to your lawyer directly before you start the process though to ensure that there is no problem as lenders are changing their requirements fairly frequently currently.

I used Wolstenholmes a few years past for my conveyancing in Thornton Heath. Now, I need the files however the law firm is no longer operating. What do I do?

Do contact the Solicitors Regulatory Authority (SRA) to assist in tracking down your conveyancing files. They can be contacted on please contact on 0870 606 2555. Alternatively, you should use their online form to make an enquiry. You will need to provide the SRA with as much information as possible to assist their search, including the name and address in Thornton Heath of the conveyancing firm of solicitors you previously instructed, the name of conveyancing solicitor with whom you had dealings, and the date on which you last had dealings with the firm.

I need to retain a conveyancing solicitor for remortgage conveyancing in Thornton Heath. I happened to chance upon a site which looks to be the ideal answer If there is a chance to get all the legals completed via web that would be preferable. 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?

If all goes to plan we aim to complete the sale of our £175,000 apartment in Thornton Heath in just under a week. The managing agents has quoted £336 for Certificate of Compliance, insurance certificate and 3 years statements of service charge. Is the landlord entitled to charge an administration fee for a flat conveyance in Thornton Heath?

Thornton Heath conveyancing on leasehold maisonettes often necessitates the purchaser’s solicitor sending questions for the landlord to address. Although the landlord is under no legal obligation to answer these enquiries the majority will be content to do so. They are entitled to invoice a reasonable charge for answering questions or supplying documentation. There is no set fee. The average fee for the information that you are referring to is £350, in some transactions it is above £800. The administration charge levied by the landlord must be sent together with a synopsis of entitlements and obligations in relation to administration charges, without which the charge is technically not due. In reality you have little choice but to pay whatever is requested of you if you want to exchange contracts with the buyer.

After years of negotiations we are unable to agree with our landlord on how much the lease extension should cost for our flat in Thornton Heath. Can we issue an application to the Residential Property Tribunal Service?

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

An example of a Lease Extension matter before the tribunal for a Thornton Heath residence is Ground Floor Flat 14 Lodge Road in October 2013. the tribunal held that the price payable for the acquisition of the extended lease of the property should be £12,590 .00 This case was in relation to 1 flat. The number of years remaining on the existing lease(s) was 69.46 years.

I am seeking to purchase a repression house in Thornton Heath and the mortgagee in possession require completion inside a week. Do conveyancing practitioners meet that timeframe? Am I best advised to select a high street Thornton Heath firm or an online conveyancer that advertises to offer speedy conveyancing?

Attend your Thornton Heath high street. Go in to 3 companies and ask to see a conveyancing solicitor for an estimate. Discuss your needs and try and obtain a commitment on time frames. Choose the firm that comes across as most efficient. You need to use a conveyancing practitioner on the list of lawyers who can act for your lender.

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Sample of conveyancing solicitors in Thornton Heath regulated by the SRA

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

  • Deygoo & Co, 50 Foxley Road, Thornton Heath, Surrey, CR7 7DT
  • Tilbury Goddard, 792-794 London Road, Thornton Heath, Surrey, CR7 6YQ
  • Wimal & Co, 727b London Road, Thornton Heath, Surrey, CR7 6AU
  • Surrey Solicitors, 1417-1419 London Road, Norbury, London, SW16 4AH
  • Greater London Solicitors, First Floor, 343 London Road, Croydon, Surrey, CR0 3PA

Residential Landlord and Tenant Conveyancing solicitors in Thornton Heath

The firms listed below are a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in Thornton Heath practicing in landlord and tenant law and on the regulations governing different types of tenancies. This will likely include advice on Court proceedings for possession

  • Deygoo & Co, 50 Foxley Road, Thornton Heath, Surrey, CR7 7DT
  • Tilbury Goddard, 792-794 London Road, Thornton Heath, Surrey, CR7 6YQ
  • Touchstone Solicitors Limited, 797 London Road, Thornton Heath, Surrey, CR7 6AW
  • Mitchell And Co, 781 London Road, Thornton Heath, Surrey, CR7 6AW
  • Braidwood Law Practice Solicitors, Falcon House, 6 Parchmore Road, Thornton Heath, Surrey, CR7 8LU

Residential Licensed Conveyancers in Thornton Heath regulated by the Council of Licensed Conveyancers

Please be aware that the listed conveyancers do not limit their work for conveyancing in Thornton Heath but also conveyancing throughout England and Wales.
  • R & C Property Lawyers Llp, 10A Upper Tooting Road, SW17 7PG
  • Walter Saunders, 382 Brockley Road, SE4 2BY

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

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