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Ready to buy a new home in Chingford? Failing to check that a lawyer is on your lender’s list of approved solicitors can put your Chingford transaction at risk of delay or failure.

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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Chingford

Can I use your services to locate a Conveyancing solicitor in Chingford even if I’m not purchasing or selling a house, for example where I intend to buy a shop in Chingford with a loan from Bank of Ireland?

The service is primarily used to find residential conveyancing solicitors in Chingford but we have recorded towards the bottom of this page some Chingford commercial conveyancing firms. You should enquire with the company directly to check if they can also act for Bank of Ireland

I am purchasing a right to buy a flat in Chingford. Can I do my own conveyancing?

Leaving aside the complexities and merits of DIY conveyancing in Chingford you will have to appoint a solicitor on your lender's conveyancing panel to look after their interests. Most people therefore find it easier to let the solicitor act for them and the lender. Furthermore there is minimal cost savings to be made in you doing conveyancing for yourself and another lawyer conducting the conveyancing for the lender. Please feel free to use the search tool to find a lawyer on your lender panel in Chingford.

Despite weeks of looking the Title Certificate and documents to my house can not be found. The conveyancers who conducted the conveyancing in Chingford 10 years ago are no longer around. What are my next steps?

You no longer need to have the physical deeds to prove you own the land or property, as the Land Registry have everything they need in a digital format.

About to purchase a new build apartment in Chingford. Conveyancing is a frightening process at the best of times but I have never purchased a new build flat before. Can you give me some examples of some of the questions asked in new build legal work.

Set out below are examples of a few leasehold new build enquiries that you should expect your new-build leasehold conveyancing in Chingford

    Please provide evidence that the form of Lease proposed has been approved by the Land Registry. Where there is an Undertaking being granted there is the risk of forfeiture of the Headlease subject to relief if one or more of the Underlessees are willing to accept the original Head Lessee’s obligations as otherwise relief will be denied to the Underlessees. The only alternatives are the Head Lessor agreeing not to forfeit the Headlease or the Head Lessee guaranteeing to the Underlessees that it will not be in breach of the Headlease. Where service of notices and proceedings can be at the property demised please confirm that this can be amended to include simultaneous services at the Lessees’ solicitors’ offices where the Lessee from time to time is not resident in the UK - such solicitors may be varied by notice in writing to the Landlord from time to time but otherwise will be as previously specified. Investor purchasers must be able to freely grant unsecured tenancies at market rents without requiring any consents.

I am looking at a two flats in Chingford which have about 50 years left on the leases. Should I regard a short lease as a deal breaker?

A lease is a legal document that entitles you to use the premises for a period of time. As the lease shortens the value of the lease deteriorates and it becomes more costly to acquire a lease extension. This is why it is generally wise to extend the lease term. It is often difficult to sell a property with a short lease as mortgage companies may be reluctant to lend money on properties of this type. Lease enfranchisement can be a difficult process. We recommend you seek professional help from a solicitor and surveyor with experience in this area.

Following years of correspondence we cannot agree with our landlord on how much the lease extension should cost for our flat in Chingford. Does the Leasehold Valuation Tribunal have jurisdiction to calculate the appropriate figures?

Most definitely. We can put you in touch with a Chingford conveyancing firm who can help.

An example of a Freehold Enfranchisement matter before the tribunal for a Chingford property is 201 & 201a St. Barnabas Road in October 2013. The Tribunal decided that the price to be paid by the Applicants for the freehold interest is £20,071. This case was in relation to 2 flats. The number of years remaining on the existing lease(s) was 69.26 years.

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