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Wallington Conveyancing Statistics*

  • 1 152 is the median number of years remaining on leases in Wallington
  • 2 Average Stamp Duty Payable for last year was £8,884
  • 3 Percentage of cases in Wallington that are buy to let is 6%
  • 4 Average Land Registry Fee for last year was £270
  • 5 June was the busiest month and April was the next busiest month while January was the least busiest month of the year for conveyancing in Wallington

Examples of recent conveyancing in Wallington since October 2021*

Sale

of terraced premises, Daybrook Road, SW19 3DJ completing on 19/10/2021 at a price of £946,000. The legal transfer of property included amongst the various tasks: drafting the sale agreement and Transfer, dealing with appropriate requisitions and enquiries, preparing statement detailing charges

Sale

of house residence, Chestnut Road, SW20 8EB completing on 22/10/2021 at a price of £840,000. The conveyancing process incorporates some of the following tasks: drafting the sale agreement and Transfer, sending conveyancing papers to buyers representatives, agreeing completion date with parties

Disposal

of terraced residence, Franche Court Road, SW17 0JX completing on 19/10/2021 at a price of £950,000. The legal transfer of property incorporates some of the following tasks: drafting the sale agreement and Transfer, agreeing completion date with parties, sending title deeds and signed transfer to buyer’s conveyancer

Transfer

of terraced residence, Wyatt Park Road, SW2 3TN completing on 20/10/2021 at a price of £870,100. The conveyancing process incorporates some of the following tasks: sending conveyancing papers to buyers representatives, dealing with appropriate requisitions and enquiries, sending title deeds and signed transfer to buyer’s conveyancer

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Wallington

Is there a reason to use a Wallington conveyancing practice when online alternatives are so much cheaper?

By all means make sure that you contrast conveyancing costs in Wallington and you should seek a competitive fee calculation but don’t become consumed with getting the lowest priced Wallington conveyancer. Locating the right conveyancer can mark the distinction between a seamless and a stressful move. You need to ensure that you have expert guidance from an experienced conveyancer. An e-mail can never be as helpful as a phone discussion and are no substitute for a one to one consultation. Our partner firms will appoint you a qualified and experienced conveyancing solicitor who can deal with your conveyancing from start to finish, giving the sort of hand holding that you rarely receive from an internet conveyancer. He or She will inform you as to headway making sure that you are ensuring that you are updated at regular intervals. Should it ever be necessary to call the firm you will be sure who to ask for and we'll ensure you're not left wondering what's going on.

Please help. My Wallington conveyancer is informing me me that she is duty bound toapply for Wallington conveyancing searches asthe firm are on the Nat Westconveyancing panel. Is this really necessary?

Unfortunately both you and your lawyer have little choice here. Given that you are taking out a loan with a lender your property lawyer has to comply with their conditions as set out in their version of the CML Conveyancing Handbook. Your lawyer would have previously signed the Terms and Conditions of your bank’s conveyancing panel appointment which obliges them to follow the Council of Mortgage Lenders’ Handbook provisions . Even if you were a cash buyer you would be ill advised not to carry out Wallington conveyancing searches.

We are planning to acquire a flat and require a conveyancing solicitor in Wallington who is on the Kent Reliance approved panel. Could you point me in the right direction as regards a solicitor?

Our service is limited to being a directory service for firms who wish to be listed as being on the approved conveyancing panel for Kent Reliance . We don't recommend any particular firms conducting conveyancing in Wallington.

I am about to put a bid on a leasehold apartment in Wallington. The property agents tell me that it is usual for flats in Wallington to have less than 75 years remaining. I am obtaining a mortgage with Chelsea Building Society. Will the property be mortgageable given that the lease has 72 years left.

Most leasehold conveyancing experts should be able to deal with a lease extension. if you are obtaining a mortgage then your lender may insist that the lease be extended before competition. Chelsea Building Society have specific requirements as set out in the UK Finance Lenders’ Handbook in relation to minimum unexpired lease terms. As of 19/1/2022 the requirements read as follows :

85 years from the date of completion of the mortgage. Please ensure that you explain the implications of a short term lease to the borrower.

I opted to have a survey done on a house in Wallington in advance of retaining conveyancers. I have been told that there is a flying freehold overhang to the property. Our surveyor has said that some banks may not give a mortgage on such a premises.

It depends who your proposed lender is. Lloyds has different requirements from Halifax. Should you wish to call us we can check via the relevant lender. If you lender is happy to lend one our lawyers can assist as they are used to dealing with flying freeholds in Wallington. Conveyancing can be more complicated and therefore you should check with your conveyancing solicitor in Wallington to see if the conveyancing costs will increase in light of this.

I need to instruct a conveyancing practitioner in Wallington for my house move. Is it possible to check a firm’s record with the profession’s regulator?

Members of the public may find documented Solicitor Regulator Association (SRA) decisions arising from inquisitions started on or after Jan 2008. Visit Check a solicitor's record. For records about the period before 1 January 2008, or to check a solicitors history, telephone 0870 606 2555, 08.00 - 18.00 any week day save for Tuesday when lines open at 9.30am. For callers outside the UK, dial +44 (0)121 329 6800. The SRA sometimes recorded telephone calls for training purposes.

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Residential Landlord and Tenant Conveyancing solicitors in Wallington

The list below is a small selection of solicitors in Wallington specialising in landlord and tenant law and on the regulations governing different types of tenancies. This may include advice on Rent Act Protected, Assured and Assured Shorthold tenancies

  • 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
  • Dzimitrowicz York, 6 Laud Street, Croydon, Surrey, CR0 1ST
  • Streeter Marshall, 74 High Street, Croydon, Surrey, CR9 2UU

Commercial Conveyancing solicitors in Wallington regulated by the SRA

The firms listed below are a small selection of solicitors in Wallington with expertise in commercial conveyancing in Wallington. This could include advice on buying and selling small and large scale commercial property and agricultural land
  • 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

Domestic Licensed Conveyancers in Wallington regulated by the Council of Licensed Conveyancers

Please be aware that the listed conveyancers do not limit their work for conveyancing in Wallington but also conveyancing across 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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