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You can try and find the cheapest conveyancing solicitors in Wimbledon but be careful as you may get what you pay for.

Reasons to use our Wimbledon conveyancing solicitors

  • 1 Lawyer conveyancing lawyers have very good personal connections with Wimbledon estate agents and work very closely with them and local surveyors so as to ensure transactions proceed expeditiously.
  • 2 Wimbledon property lawyer are the linchpin to a successful Wimbledon conveyancing experience, keeping the process under control. They are on your side throughout, offering dedicated advice for the duration of your move
  • 3 Wimbledon property lawyers have a significant advantage when it comes to Wimbledon conveyancing as they have important local knowledge of local authority requirements, planning policies and other issues that will impact your sale or purchase
  • 4 Firms accustomed to conveyancing in Wimbledon are familiar with the local concerns peculiar to Wimbledon and therefore you may benefit from better advice and speedier conveyancing.
  • 5 No matter what any alternative companies may claim it just might be necessary to pop into your conveyancer to sign contracts. Too many 3rd parties are already engaged in a homemove without needing to add Royal Mail into the mix.

Examples of recent conveyancing in Wimbledon since February 2022*

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Wimbledon

My brother-in-law has suggested I instruct a conveyancing solicitor in Wimbledon. I need to find out whether they are on the Skipton Building Society approved list of lawyers. Can you or the lender confirm if they are on the panel?

The first thing you should do is phone the solicitor and ask them whether they can act for the lender. Otherwise please get in touch with Skipton Building Society who may be able to confirm.

What is the difference between a licensed conveyancer and conveyancing solicitor in Wimbledon

There are two types of lawyers who can do conveyancing in Wimbledon namely CLC regulated conveyancers or solicitors. The two can handle conveyancing services that you need to complete the sale or purchase of property. They are both required to conduct Wimbledon conveyancing on similar quality and guidelines so you may be sure that your conveyancing will be properly carried out and that all requisite procedures should be accurately attended to.

When it comes to mortgage companies such as Santander, do Wimbledon property lawyers incur an annual charge to be on the list of approved solicitors?

We are not aware of any mortgage company fees to be on their list of approved firms, although some do levy an administration charge to deal with the processing of the conveyancing panel application.

I have today made my last payment due on my mortgage with Coventry BS. I assume I don't need a Wimbledon solicitor on the Coventry BS panel to discharge the mortgage at the Land Registry. Please confirm.

If you have finished paying off your Coventry BS mortgage, they may send you evidence showing that you have paid it off. Alternatively they may notify the Land Registry directly. The Land Registry need to see this evidence before they will remove the Coventry BS mortgage from the register. Coventry BS, and any evidence they send you, will determine the action you need to take. In cases where no conveyancer is acting for you and you have paid off your mortgage:

  1. but are not moving to another property
  2. where Coventry BS has sent the Land Registry the discharge electronically, and
  3. Coventry BS has instructed the Land Registry to do so
The Land Registry will send you a letter confirming that your Coventry BS mortgage has been paid off.

I require fast conveyancing in Wimbledon as I am faced with an ultimatum to exchange contracts within one month. A home loan is not required. Is it possible to decline from having conveyancing searches to save money and time?

As you are are a mortgage free purchaser you are at liberty not to do searches although no law firm would suggest that you don't. Drawing on years of experience of conveyancing in Wimbledon the following are instances of issues that can crop up and therefore affect market value: Enforcement Notices, Overdue Charges, Overdue Grants, Road Schemes,...

I am buying my first flat in Wimbledon benefiting from help to buy. The builders refused to move on the amount so I negotiated 6k of extras instead. The estate agent advised me not to tell my conveyancer about the extras as it would impact my loan with the lender. Do I keep my lawyer in the dark?.

All lenders require a Disclosure of Incentives Form from the builder of any new build, converted or renovated property, It is available online from the Lenders’ Handbook page on the CML website. CML form is completed and handed to the lender's surveyor when the inspection is done.

Lenders have different policies on incentives. Some accept none at all, cash or physical, while others will accept cash incentives up to 5%.

Hard to understand why the representative of a builder would be suggesting you withold information from a solicitor when all this will be clearly visible on forms the builder has to supply to its solicitor, the buyer's solicitor and the surveyor.

What does commercial conveyancing in Wimbledon cover?

Non domestic conveyancing in Wimbledon covers a wide array of guidance, provided by regulated solicitors, relating to business property. By way of example, this area of conveyancing can cover the sale or purchase of freehold business premises or, more usually, the transfer of existing business tenancies or the drafting of new leasing arrangements. Commercial conveyancing solicitors can also offer advice on the sale of business assets, commercial mortgages and the termination of leases.

Is it true that a Wimbledon conveyancing company taken to court by a client for not carrying out the appropriate conveyancing investigations?

Our attention has not be brought to such a Wimbledon conveyancing claim but according to a recent report, a couple purchasing a house in Cumbria successfully won a claim against their lawyer as a consequence of development permission to erect a wind farm not being picked up in conveyancing searches.

Where you are buying in Wimbledon It is important that your lawyer conduct all Wimbledon conveyancing searches required making sure that you have accurate and current information ahead of purchasing a property.

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Sample of conveyancing solicitors in Wimbledon regulated by the SRA

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

  • Wsm (solicitors) Llp, Woodcock House, Gibbard Mews, 37-38 High Street, Wimbledon, London, SW19 5BY
  • Peacock & Co, 94 High Street, Wimbledon Village, London, SW19 5EG
  • Broome Palmer Solicitors, Eldon Park House, 43 Church Road, London, SW19 5DQ
  • Paton Walsh Laundy, 22-24 Worple Road, Wimbledon, London, SW19 4DD
  • Black Stone Solicitors, The Courtyard, 7 Francis Grove, London, SW19 4DW

Residential Licensed Conveyancers in Wimbledon regulated by the Council of Licensed Conveyancers

Please note that the listed conveyancers do not limit their work for conveyancing in Wimbledon but also conveyancing throughout England and Wales.
  • R & C Property Lawyers Llp, 10A Upper Tooting Road, SW17 7PG
  • Property Transfer Co-ordination Ptc, Corner House, KT1 2NR
  • Clay & Co Limited, First Floor, TW11 0HE
  • Stratega Law Ltd, Bldg 3 Chiswick Park, W4 5YA
  • J Scollan & Co Property Lawyers, First Floor Canal Court, TW8 8JA

Planning law solicitors in Wimbledon regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority

The list below is a small selection of solicitors in Wimbledon with expertise in planning law. This could include advice on tree preservation orders
  • Wsm (solicitors) Llp, Woodcock House, Gibbard Mews, 37-38 High Street, Wimbledon, London, SW19 5BY
  • Capsticks Solicitors Llp, 1 St. Georges Road, Wimbledon, London, SW19 4DR
  • Gregsons, St Christophers House, 19 Tabor Grove, London, SW19 4EX
  • Ashworths Solicitors Llp, The Old Exchange, 12 Compton Road, Wimbledon, London, SW19 7QD
  • Jeremy Marozzi & Co Solicitors, 12 Merton Park Parade, Wimbledon, London, SW19 3NT

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

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