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Reasons to use our West Hill conveyancing solicitors

  • 1 West Hill property lawyers have a significant advantage when it comes to West Hill conveyancing as they have important local knowledge of local authority requirements, planning policies and other matters that can affect your sale or purchase
  • 2 This site is the first site offering you the ability to ensure that your property ownership legalities in West Hill will be carried out by a property lawyer on your mortgage lender’s member panel.
  • 3 No matter what any alternative lawyers may claim it may be necessary to attend your conveyancer to sign contracts. Too many 3rd parties are already engaged in a conveyancing transaction without needing to include the postman into the pot.
  • 4 The companies identified on our web pages have a variation of conveyancing lawyers, legal executives and support staff handling thousands of conveyancing matters annually.
  • 5 The hallmark of our conveyancing solicitors in West Hill is quality not quantity. The level of service offered by conveyancing "factories" (sometimes 'recommended' by large estate agency chains) sometimes falls short of the level of professionalism you would hope for.

Examples of recent conveyancing in West Hill since August 2020*

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in West Hill

As someone with no idea as to conveyancing in West Hill what is the number one tip you can give me for the ownership transfer in West Hill

Not many law firms shout this from the rooftops but conveyancing in West Hill or throughout South West London is an adversarial process. Put another way, when it comes to conveyancing there is plenty of opportunity for conflict between you and other parties involved in the house moving process. For instance, the seller, selling agent and on occasion a bank. Choosing a law firm for your conveyancing in West Hill should not be taken lightly as your conveyancer is your adviser, and is the ONLY person in the transaction whose interest is to protect your legal interests and to protect you.

On occasion a third party with a vested interest may attempt to convince you that it is in your interests to do things their way. For example, the estate agent may claim to be helping by suggesting your solicitor is slow. Or your mortgage broker may tell you to do take action that is contrary to your solicitors guidance. You should always trust your lawyer above all other parties when it comes to the legal transfer of property.

I have todaybeen informed that Wolstenholmes have closed. They conducted my conveyancing in West Hill for a purchase of a freehold house 18 months ago. How can I be sure that my home is in my name in the name of the former proprietor?

The quickest way to check if the premises 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 West Hill conveyancing specialists.

In what way does the Landlord & Tenant Act 1954 impact my commercial premises in West Hill and how can your lawyers assist?

The particular law that you refer to affords a safeguard to business lessees, granting the right to make a request to court for a continuation of occupancy at the end of the lease term. There are certain specified grounds that a landlord can refuse a lease renewal and the rules are complicated. Fees are different for commercial conveyancing. West Hill is one of our numerous locations in which the firms we work with are based

My step-father has urged me to appoint his lawyers for conveyancing in West Hill. Should I use them?

Much as we are happy to recommend a West Hill conveyancing lawyer it’s preferable to choose a conveyancing lawyer is to seek referrals from friends or family who have actually previously instructed the firm you're are thinking of instructing.

Looking forward to sign contracts shortly on a leasehold property in West Hill. Conveyancing lawyers have said that they will have a report out to me on Monday. Are there areas in the report that I should be focusing on?

Your report on title for your leasehold conveyancing in West Hill should include some of the following:

    Rent payments - what is payable and when you need to pay, and be on notice if this is subject to change The landlord’s rights to access the premises. You should be made aware that your landlord has rights of access as well as be informed how much notice must be provided. Will you be prohibited or prevented from having pets in the property? Responsibility to repair and maintain the building. It is essential that you know who is liable for the repair and maintenance of all parts of the block and communal areas You need to be told what counts as a Nuisance as far as the lease is concerned
For a comprehensive list of information to be included in your report on your leasehold property in West Hill please ask your conveyancer in ahead of your conveyancing in West Hill.

I am the leaseholder of a ground-floor 1960’s flat in West Hill. In the absence of agreement between myself and the landlord, can the Leasehold valuation Tribunal determine the premium payable for a lease extension?

Where there is a absentee freeholder or if there is dispute about the premium for a lease extension, under the relevant statutes you can apply to the First-tier Tribunal (Property Chamber) to arrive at the price.

An example of a Freehold Enfranchisement matter before the tribunal for a West Hill premises is 158 West Hill in November 2010. the Tribunal held that the premium to be paid for the freehold reversion should be £99,650 This case was in relation to 7 flats. The number of years remaining on the existing lease(s) was 75.88 years.

Should one remove a departed person's details from the title deeds for a property in West Hill?

Where a West Hill property is jointly owned and one of the proprietors passes away, their name will not immediately be removed from the title deeds. It is not necessary to amend the title as when it comes to a disposal your conveyancer would just be asked to supply proof as to the reason the other owner is not included in the transfer, such as the probate documents.

With the aim of making the sale conveyancing more straight forward for the sale of the property you may arrange to have the deceased name removed from the title entries by submitting an application to the land registry with proof of the death. There is no land registry fee payable.

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Sample of conveyancing solicitors in West Hill regulated by the SRA

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

  • Slater Bradley & Co, 198 Upper Richmond Road, London, SW15 2SH
  • Cearns Kay, Apsley House, 176 Upper Richmond Road, London, London, London, SW15 2SH
  • Russell - Cooke Llp, 2 Putney Hill, London, SW15 6AB
  • Southfields Solicitors Limited, 1 West Hill, Wandsworth, London, SW18 1RB
  • Bulcraigs, 2 Replingham Road, London, SW18 5LS

Residential Landlord and Tenant Conveyancing solicitors in West Hill

The firms listed below are a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in West Hill with expertise in landlord and tenant law and on the regulations governing different types of tenancies. This should include advice on Terms and conditions of tenancy agreements

  • Slater Bradley & Co, 198 Upper Richmond Road, London, SW15 2SH
  • Russell - Cooke Llp, 2 Putney Hill, London, SW15 6AB
  • Bulcraigs, 2 Replingham Road, London, SW18 5LS
  • Gibson Young Solicitors Llp, 111-117 Putney High Street, Putney, London, London, SW15 1SS
  • Wixted & Co Limited, 57 Putney Bridge Road, London, SW18 1NP

Commercial Conveyancing solicitors in West Hill regulated by the SRA

The list below is a small selection of solicitors in West Hill practicing in commercial conveyancing in West Hill. This may include advice on commercial leases including all matters relating to landlord and tenant law
  • Slater Bradley & Co, 198 Upper Richmond Road, London, SW15 2SH
  • Cearns Kay, Apsley House, 176 Upper Richmond Road, London, London, London, SW15 2SH
  • Russell - Cooke Llp, 2 Putney Hill, London, SW15 6AB
  • Southfields Solicitors Limited, 1 West Hill, Wandsworth, London, SW18 1RB
  • Bulcraigs, 2 Replingham Road, London, SW18 5LS

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

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