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Reasons to use our Tolworth conveyancing solicitors

  • 1 Solicitor conveyancing firms have excellent personal connections with Tolworth estate agents and work very closely with them and local surveyors so as to ensure transactions proceed expeditiously.
  • 2 The Tolworth conveyancing practitioners that are identified are dedicated to providing the most cost, efficient and transparent conveyancing service to purchasers, sellers and remortgagors in Tolworth
  • 3 Tolworth lawyers work in partnership with Tolworth estate agents, property finders, surveyors, mortgage companies and other professionals to make sure that a quality service is provided to buyers and sellers every step of the way, with the intention of reducing administrative burdens and transaction times
  • 4 Tolworth solicitor are the key to a successful Tolworth conveyancing experience, keeping the process under control. They are on your side throughout, offering dedicated advice for the duration of your move
  • 5 Personal touch together with pure property expertise are key benefits that you should value when choosing conveyancing solicitors. Tolworth home moves can be made a lot more protracted due to lack of transparency between all the parties. The lawyers listed ensure that the lines of communication are open and act on arising issues and developments quickly.

Examples of recent conveyancing in Tolworth since June 2022*


of house premises, Tolworth Rise South, KT5 9NJ completing on 30/06/2022 at a price of £325,000. The legal transfer of property included amongst the various tasks: sending conveyancing papers to buyers representatives, agreeing completion date with parties, sending title deeds and signed transfer to purchaser’s lawyers


of terraced premises, Ravenscar Road, KT6 7PL completing on 08/07/2022 at a price of £475,000. The legal transfer of property included amongst the various tasks: taking formal instructions from and updating the seller client, ordering official copies of the title, preparing statement detailing charges


of terraced residence, Northcote Avenue, KT5 9BY completing on 04/07/2022 at a price of £550,000. The conveyancing process incorporates some of the following tasks: drafting the sale agreement and Transfer, sending conveyancing papers to buyers representatives, preparing statement detailing charges


of apartment Broomfield Road KT5 9AZ, at the agreed amount of £330,000. Leasehold conveyancing included: sending conveyancing papers to buyers representatives, sending the transfer to the vendor for execution in readiness for completion, setting up the completion formalities

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Tolworth

Should lawyers ask for an advanced payment when it comes to conveyancing in Tolworth?

If you are buying a property in Tolworth your solicitor will request that you put them with funds to cover the the cost of the conveyancing searches. Ordinarily this is requested to cover the fees of the Local Authority Search. When the down payment is as part of the total price then this will be needed shortly ahead of exchange of contracts. The final balance that is needed should be transferred shortly before completion.

What is your number one tip for choosing a conveyancing solicitor in Tolworth

Do not opt for the cheapest Tolworth conveyancing costs illustration. You really do get what you’re paying for when it comes to property lawyers. A cheap quote may mean that the conveyancing solicitor is handling a lot of jobs at one time and you won’t get the quality of service and the attention that you need. It is, however, wise to use a conveyancer who has a fixed fee on a no sale, no fee basis. This way, you go into the conveyancing with your eyes wide open.

How can we tell if a Tolworth conveyancing solicitor on the Virgin Money panel is any good?

When it comes to conveyancing in Tolworth getting recommendations is a good start. Before you go ahead, check if they offer a no sale no fee offer. Also, you often get what you pay for - a firm which quotes more, will often provide a better service than one advertising the lowest fees. We would always suggest that you speak with the solicitor conducting your conveyancing.

Intending to buy a house in Tolworth. I have received an online quote from a licenced conveyancer, which states: "There will be no charge for dealing with the Lender if you are obtaining a mortgage". I take this to mean that there will be no additional fee if the solicitor is on the Santander conveyancing panel. I wanted to make sure it means there will be no additional fees for dealing with the mortgage.

They are simply saying that the cost for acting for the lender is included in the fee being quoted. It is worth you checking that the Tolworth property lawyer is on the Santander conveyancing panel.

Will my conveyancer be making enquiries regarding flooding during the conveyancing in Tolworth.

The risk of flooding is if increasing concern for solicitors specialising in conveyancing in Tolworth. Plenty of people will buy a house in Tolworth, completely expectant that at some time, it may be flooded. However, aside from the physical destruction, if a property is at risk of flooding, it may be difficult to get a mortgage, suitable insurance cover, or dispose of the property. Steps can be carried out as part of the conveyancing process to forewarn the buyer.

Lawyers are not qualified to give advice on flood risk, but there are a number of checks that can be initiated by the purchaser or on a buyer’s behalf which will give them a better appreciation of the risks in Tolworth. The standard property information forms sent to a buyer’s conveyancer (where the Conveyancing Protocol is adopted) contains a standard question of the vendor to determine whether the property has historically flooded. In the event that flooding has previously occurred and is not revealed by the vendor, then a buyer may commence a claim for damages as a result of such an misleading answer. A purchaser’s solicitors may also order an environmental report. This will reveal whether there is any known flood risk. If so, additional investigations will need to be initiated.

Due to the guidance of my in-laws I had a survey completed on a property in Tolworth in advance of instructing conveyancers. I have been informed that there is a flying freehold overhang to the property. The surveyor has said that some mortgage companies tend refuse to grant a mortgage on a flying freehold property.

It varies from the lender to lender. HSBC has different requirements for example to Nationwide. If you call us we can check with the relevant mortgage company. If you lender is happy to lend one our lawyers can assist as they are accustomed to dealing with flying freeholds in Tolworth. Conveyancing can be more complicated and therefore you should check with your conveyancing solicitor in Tolworth to see if the conveyancing costs will increase in light of this.

I am using a search engine for the phrase cheap conveyancing in Tolworth it reveals numerous conveyancersin the vicinity. With so much choice what is the best way to find the suitable property lawyer for purchase transaction?

The best method of seeking the right conveyancer is through a personal testimonial, so enquire of friends and family who have purchased a property in Tolworth or a respected estate agent or mortgage broker. Costs for conveyancing in Tolworth vary, so it's sensible to request at least three costs illustrations from different companies. Dont forget to clarify that the costs are assured not to to be inflated.

I have had difficulty in trying to purchase the freehold in Tolworth. Can this matter be resolved via the Leasehold Valuation Tribunal?

Most definitely. We can put you in touch with a Tolworth conveyancing firm who can help.

An example of a Lease Extension matter before the tribunal for a Tolworth 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.

What are the frequently found problems that you witness in leases for Tolworth properties?

There is nothing unique about leasehold conveyancing in Tolworth. All leases are unique and drafting errors can sometimes mean that certain sections are missing. The following missing provisions could result in a defective lease:

    Repairing obligations to or maintain parts of the property A provision for the recovery of money spent for the benefit of another party.

You may have difficulties when selling your property if you have a defective lease primarily because it impacts on the ability to obtain a mortgage on the property. Nationwide Building Society, The Royal Bank of Scotland, and TSB all have very detailed conveyancing instructions when it comes to what is expected in a lease. If a mortgage lender believes that the lease is problematic they may refuse to provide security, forcing the buyer to withdraw.

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Residential Landlord and Tenant Conveyancing solicitors in Tolworth

The list below is a small selection of solicitors in Tolworth practicing in landlord and tenant law and on the regulations governing different types of tenancies. This will likely include advice on service charge disputes and the right to manage

  • Capulet Solicitors, Link House, 140 The Broadway, Tolworth, Surbiton, Surrey, KT6 7HT
  • S Abraham Solicitors, 290a Ewell Road, Surbiton, Surrey, KT6 7AQ
  • Lewis & Dick, 443 Kingston Road, Ewell, Epsom, Surrey, KT19 0DG
  • 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

Commercial Conveyancing solicitors in Tolworth regulated by the SRA

The list below is a small selection of solicitors in Tolworth practicing in commercial conveyancing in Tolworth. This should include advice on buying or selling a shop, pub, restaurant, office, retail unit
  • Capulet Solicitors, Link House, 140 The Broadway, Tolworth, Surbiton, Surrey, KT6 7HT
  • S Abraham Solicitors, 290a Ewell Road, Surbiton, Surrey, KT6 7AQ
  • Lewis & Dick, 443 Kingston Road, Ewell, Epsom, Surrey, KT19 0DG
  • 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

Planning law solicitors in Tolworth regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority

The firms listed below are a small selection of solicitors in Tolworth practicing in planning law. This may include advice on compulsory purchases in Tolworth
  • 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
  • Jeremy Marozzi & Co Solicitors, 12 Merton Park Parade, Wimbledon, London, SW19 3NT
  • Crescent Law, 81 London Road, Morden, Surrey, SM4 5HP

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