Can I use your services to recommend a Conveyancing solicitor in Chalk Farm even where I’m not buying or selling a house, for example where I intend to acquire an office in Chalk Farm with a mortgage from TSB?
Our comparison service is mainly used to find domestic conveyancing solicitors in Chalk Farm but we have set out at the bottom of this page a selection of Chalk Farm commercial conveyancing firms. You will need to enquire with the solicitors directly to check if they are also authorised to represent TSB
I purchased my house on 4 September and the transaction details is not yet on the land registry website. Should I be concerned? My conveyancing solicitor in Chalk Farm advises it would be dealt with in a couple of weeks. Are titles in Chalk Farm particularly slow to register?
As far as conveyancing in Chalk Farm is concerned, registration is no quicker or slower than the rest of the country. As opposed to being determined by geographic area, timescales can vary according to who lodges the application, whether it is in order and whether the Land registry need to notify any other parties. Currently in the region of 80% of submission are fully dealt with in less than three weeks but occasionally there can be extensive hold-ups. Historically registration takes place once the new owner has moved in to the premises thus post completion formalities is not usually primary concern yet if there is a degree of urgency associated with the registration then you or your lawyers could communicate with the Registry to express the reasoning for the application to be prioritised.
How does conveyancing in Chalk Farm differ for new build properties?
Most buyers of new build property in Chalk Farm contact us having been asked by the builder to sign contracts and commit to the purchase even before the house is built. This is because new home sellers in Chalk Farm usually buy the site, plan the estate and want to get the plots sold off as they are building the properties. Buyers, therefore, will have to exchange contracts without actually seeing the house they are buying. To reduce the chances of losing the property, buyers should instruct conveyancing solicitors as soon as the property is reserved and mortgage applications should be submitted quickly. Due to the fact that it could be several months and even years between exchange of contracts and completion, the mortgage offer may need to be extended. It would be wise to use a lawyer who specialises in new build conveyancing especially if they are used to new build conveyancing in Chalk Farm or who has acted in the same development.
I need to appoint a conveyancing solicitor for some conveyancing in Chalk Farm. I've land on a web site which seems to have the perfect offering If it is possible to get all the legals done via email that would be preferable. Should I be wary? What should out be looking out for?
As usual with these online conveyancers you need to read ALL the small print - did you notice the extra charge for dealing with the mortgage?
Estate agents have just been given the go-ahead to market my basement apartment in Chalk Farm.Conveyancing solicitors are to be appointed soon however I have just had a quarterly service charge invoice – what should I do?
It best that you pay the invoice as normal because all ground rent and service payments will be apportionedon completion, so you should recover the relevant percentage by the purchaser for the period running from after the completion date to the subsequent invoice date. Most management companies will not acknowledge the buyer until the service charges have been paid and are up to date so it is important for both buyer and seller for the seller to show that they are up to date. This will smooth the conveyancing process