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Wallington Conveyancing Statistics*

  • 1 Average Land Registry Fee for this year to date was £270
  • 2 57% freehold and 43% leasehold conveyancing in Wallington for this year to date
  • 3 Average time from start to completion was 54 days for conveyancing in Wallington
  • 4 Percentage of cases in Wallington that are buy to let is 25%
  • 5 Average time frame of 20 days for registration of title in Wallington

Examples of recent conveyancing in Wallington since March 2019*

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Wallington

Can you recommend a TSB sanctioned Wallington conveyancing practice finish our house move within 28 days? Would it be better to use a local Wallington firm or an internet comparison site?

We can recommend some very good Wallington conveyancing firms. Another option is to visit the high street in Wallington. Go in to a couple of firms and ask to speak with a conveyancing solicitor for a quote. Explain your time frames together with your reasons and ask for a commitment on your deadline. Appoint the lawyer that genuine.

It is a dozen years since I purchased my home in Wallington. Conveyancing lawyers have recently been appointed on the sale but I can't track down my title documents. Will this jeopardise the sale?

You need not be too concerned. Firstly there is a possibility that the deeds will be with your mortgage company or they could still be with the lawyers who handled the purchase. Secondly in most cases the land will be recorded at the land registry and you will be able to prove you are the registered owner by your conveyancing solicitors procuring current official copies of the land registers. Nearly all conveyancing in Wallington involves registered property but in the unlikely event that your home is not registered it is more problematic but is not insurmountable.

We are purchasing a terrace house in Wallington. We would like to convert the garage to an office at the house.Will legal work on the property involve investigations to see if these alterations are permitted?

Your solicitor will check the registered title as conveyancing in Wallington can sometimes reveal restrictions in the title deeds which prevent categories of changes or need the permission of a 3rd party. Certain extensions require local authority planning permissions and approval under the building regulations. Many areas are designated conservation areas and special planning restrictions apply which often prevent or affect extensions. It would be prudent to check these things with a surveyor ahead of any purchase.

We expect to receive a DIP from Lloyds this week so we know how much we could potentially offer as otherwise we only have online calculators to go by (which aren't taking into account credit checks etc). Do Lloyds recommend any Wallington solicitors on the Lloyds conveyancing panel, or is it better to go independently?

You will need to appoint Wallington solicitors independently although you'll need to choose one on the Lloyds conveyancing panel. The solicitor represents both you and Lloyds through the process.

I was told two weeks ago that my mortgage has been agreed to by Nationwide. Is it usual for Nationwide to only issue the offer once my solicitor in Wallington is approved on their conveyancing panel? Nationwide have asked my solicitor to see a copy of their Professional Indemnity Insurance Schedule.

Mortgage companies tend not to not issue an offer until they have details of a lawyer on their panel. It can take a few weeks for Nationwide to deal with your lawyer's application to be on the Nationwide conveyancing panel. There's no guarantee that your solicitor will be accepted.

I have recentlybeen informed that Action Conveyancing have been shut down. They carried out my conveyancing in Wallington for a purchase of a leasehold flat 10 months ago. How can I establish that my home is in my name in the name of the former proprietor?

The quickest method to check if the premises is in your name, 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 Wallington conveyancing specialists.

As co-executor for the estate of my father I am disposing of a house in Swansea but reside in Wallington. My lawyer (approximately 300 miles from meneeds me to execute a statutory declaration ahead of completion. Could you suggest a conveyancing solicitor in Wallington who can attest this legal document for me?

Technically speaking you are unlikely to need to have the documents witnessed by a conveyancing solicitor. Ordinarily or notary public or solicitor will do regardless of whether they are located in Wallington

I wish to rent out my leasehold apartment in Wallington. Conveyancing solicitor who did the purchase is retired - so can't ask him. Is permission from the freeholder required?

Even though your last Wallington conveyancing lawyer is not available you can check your lease to see if it allows you to sublet the premises. The rule is that if the deeds are silent, subletting is permitted. There may be a precondition that you need to obtain consent from your landlord or some other party prior to subletting. This means you not allowed to sublet in the absence of prior permission. The consent should not be unreasonably refused ore delayed. If your lease prohibits you from subletting the property you should ask your landlord for their consent.

After years of negotiations we simply can't agree with our landlord on how much the lease extension should cost for our flat in Wallington. Does the Leasehold Valuation Tribunal have jurisdiction to calculate the appropriate figures?

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

An example of a Freehold Enfranchisement decision for a Wallington premises is 21 & 23 Carshalton Grove in May 2009. the Tribunal adopted the figures presented as the premiums payable by the Applicant i.e. a total of £20,750. This case affected 2 flats. The number of years remaining on the existing lease(s) was 72 years.

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Sample of conveyancing solicitors in Wallington regulated by the SRA

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

  • John Nash & Co, 38 Stafford Road, Wallington, Surrey, SM6 9AA
  • Carpenter & Co, 46 Woodcote Road, Wallington, Surrey, SM6 0NW
  • Stanley Smith Hill & Co, 35 High Street, Carshalton, Surrey, SM5 3BG
  • David Rubie Mitchell & Co, 306 Stafford Road, Croydon, Surrey, CR0 4NH
  • Anthony Leonard Associates, Airport House, Purley Way, Croydon, Surrey, CR0 0XZ

Commercial Conveyancing solicitors in Wallington regulated by the SRA

The firms listed below are a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in Wallington practicing in commercial conveyancing in Wallington. This should include advice on buying or selling a shop, pub, restaurant, office, retail unit
  • John Nash & Co, 38 Stafford Road, Wallington, Surrey, SM6 9AA
  • Carpenter & Co, 46 Woodcote Road, Wallington, Surrey, SM6 0NW
  • Stanley Smith Hill & Co, 35 High Street, Carshalton, Surrey, SM5 3BG
  • Anthony Leonard Associates, Airport House, Purley Way, Croydon, Surrey, CR0 0XZ
  • Dzimitrowicz York, 6 Laud Street, Croydon, Surrey, CR0 1ST

Residential Licensed Conveyancers in Wallington regulated by the CLC

Please note that the listed conveyancers do not limit their work for conveyancing in Wallington but also conveyancing throughout England and Wales.
  • R & C Property Lawyers Llp, 10A Upper Tooting Road, SW17 7PG

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

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