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Tunbridge Wells Conveyancing Statistics*

  • 1 133 is the median number of years remaining on leases in Tunbridge Wells
  • 2 Average time frame of 30 days for registration of title in Tunbridge Wells
  • 3 Average time from start to moving day was 89 days for conveyancing in Tunbridge Wells
  • 4 February was the busiest month and March was the next busiest month while January was the least busiest month of the year for conveyancing in Tunbridge Wells
  • 5 Average Stamp Duty Payable for last year was £10,720

Examples of recent conveyancing in Tunbridge Wells since October 2020*

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Tunbridge Wells

Unfortunately I am unable to travel far from Tunbridge Wells. I would like to know the understand why all Tunbridge Wells solicitors aren't automatically on all lender panels?

Even though it may seem unfair for lenders to limit who can represent them, from the public’s or solicitor’s standpoint, the flip side is that banks are increasingly anxious and regard it imperative to protect them from illegal activities. As a result of this concern lenders have restricted their conveyancing panel to a manageable size.

We are about to exchange on the purchase of a property in Tunbridge Wells but as a consequence of wreckage from some water damage at the property I have was able negotiate compensation from the vendor in the sum of six thousand pounds taking the form of a deduction in the price. I had intended this to be dealt with as part of amending the contract but Nottingham will not permit this. Should they have been informed?

Your conveyancing practitioner that is on a Nottingham conveyancing panel is required to inform Nottingham of any variations to the sale price. If you prohibit your solicitor to disclose the price change to Nottingham then they would have to discontinue acting for you. In addition, Nottingham and you would have to appoint a new solicitor for your conveyancing in Tunbridge Wells.

Can your site be used to locate a Conveyancing solicitor in Tunbridge Wells even if I’m not buying or disposing of a house, for instance if I want to acquire an office in Tunbridge Wells with a loan from Birmingham Midshires?

The service is mainly there to select residential conveyancing solicitors in Tunbridge Wells but we have recorded at the end of this page some Tunbridge Wells commercial conveyancing firms. You will need to make contact with the company directly to check if they can also act for Birmingham Midshires

My solicitor has informed me that lack of planning permission insurance is required on my purchase. What is the typical level of cover needed for conveyancing in Tunbridge Wells?

The right level of lack of planning permission indemnity insurance depends on your lender. It would differ for example between Barclays and Leeds Building Society. Conveyancing practitioners as opposed to borrowers take out such insurances.

Can I be sure that the Tunbridge Wells conveyancing solicitor on the Co-operative panel is any good?

When it comes to conveyancing in Tunbridge Wells getting recommendations is a sensible 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 which is cheap as chips. We would always advocate that you speak with the lawyer handling your conveyancing.

After much negotiation I have agreed a price on a house in Tunbridge Wells. My mortgage broker pressured me to appoint their property lawyer. I paid an on account payment of £150. Soon after, the lawyer contacted me to say that they were not on the UBS conveyancing panel. Am I right in thinking that I should be due a refund?

You should be able to recover this from the law firm if they were not on the UBS panel. They should have asked at the outset which lender you were obtaining a mortgage with. An important lesson to readers of this site is to check that the lawyers are on the appropriate lender panel.

I have recentlydiscovered that Wolstenholmes have been shut down. They conducted my conveyancing in Tunbridge Wells for a purchase of a leasehold flat 9 months ago. How can I be sure that my home is not still registered in the name of the previous owner?

The quickest way to check if the property is registered to you, you can make a search of the land registry (£3.00). You can either do this yourself or ask a law firm to do this for you. If you are not registered you can seek help from one of a number of Tunbridge Wells conveyancing specialists.

I am looking into buying my first house which is in Tunbridge Wells and I am already nervous. I couldn't find anything specific about Tunbridge Wells. Conveyancing will be needed in due course but do you know about the Tunbridge Wells area? or perhaps some other tips you can share?

Rather than looking online forget looking online you should go and have a look at Tunbridge Wells. In the meantime here are some basic statistics that we found

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Sample of conveyancing solicitors in Tunbridge Wells regulated by the SRA

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

  • Berry & Berry Llp, 11 Church Road, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, TN1 1JA
  • Buss Murton Law Llp, Wellington Gate, 7-9 Church Road, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, TN1 1HT
  • Thomson Snell & Passmore Llp, 3 Lonsdale Gardens, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, TN1 1NX
  • Core Law Group Llp, 4-6 Dudley Road, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, TN1 1LF
  • Parfitt Cresswell Trading As €˜keene Marsland’, Keene Marsland, 6 Clanricarde Gardens, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, TN1 1PH

Commercial Conveyancing solicitors in Tunbridge Wells regulated by the SRA

The list below is a small selection of solicitors in Tunbridge Wells practicing in commercial conveyancing in Tunbridge Wells. This could include advice on commercial leases including all matters relating to landlord and tenant law
  • Berry & Berry Llp, 11 Church Road, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, TN1 1JA
  • Buss Murton Law Llp, Wellington Gate, 7-9 Church Road, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, TN1 1HT
  • Thomson Snell & Passmore Llp, 3 Lonsdale Gardens, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, TN1 1NX
  • Core Law Group Llp, 4-6 Dudley Road, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, TN1 1LF
  • Parfitt Cresswell Trading As €˜keene Marsland’, Keene Marsland, 6 Clanricarde Gardens, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, TN1 1PH

Planning law solicitors in Tunbridge Wells regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority

The list below is a small selection of solicitors in Tunbridge Wells practicing in planning law. This may include advice on planning applications and appeals
  • Thomson Snell & Passmore Llp, 3 Lonsdale Gardens, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, TN1 1NX
  • Parfitt Cresswell Trading As €˜keene Marsland’, Keene Marsland, 6 Clanricarde Gardens, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, TN1 1PH
  • Cripps Llp, Wallside House, 12 Mount Ephraim Road, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, TN1 1EG
  • Parfitt Cresswell Trading As €˜max Barford & Co.’, Max Barford & Co, 16 Mount Pleasant Road, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, TN1 1QU
  • Knights, Regency House, 25 High Street, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, TN1 1UT

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

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