I appreciate that there are debates on Chancel Insurance on online forums. Do I need this when buying a property in Crouch End? or Apparently there is a law dating back centuries that means some homeowners residing in a parish church boundary will be compelled to pay for maintenance towards the chancel in proximity to the church. Is this relevant for conveyancing in Crouch End?
Unless a previous purchase of the house completed after 12 October 2013 you may take it that conveyancing practitioners conducting conveyancing in Crouch End to remain recommending a chancel search and or chancel repair liability insurance.
Are there restrictive covenants that are commonly identified during conveyancing in Crouch End?
Covenants that are restrictive in nature can be picked up when reviewing land registry title as part of the process of conveyancing in Crouch End. An 1874 stipulation that was seen was ‘The houses to be erected on the estate are each to be of a uniform elevation in accordance with the drawings to be prepared or approved by the vendor’s surveyor…’
I am looking for a leasehold apartment up to £195,000 and identified one close by in Crouch End I like with a park and railway links nearby, however it only has 51 years unexpired on the lease. There is not much else in Crouch End in this price bracket, so just wondered if I would be making a grave error acquiring a short lease?
Should you require a home loan the remaining unexpired lease term may be an issue. Discount the offer by the amount the lease extension will cost if not already taken into account. If the existing owner has owned the premises for a minimum of twenty four months you could request that they start the process of the extension and then assign it to you. You can add 90 years to the existing lease and have £0 ground rent by law. You should consult your conveyancing lawyer about this matter.
Should I choose a Crouch End conveyancing practitioner based in the area that I am buying? We have a good friend who can carry out the conveyancing but his firm is located 200kilometers drive away.
The benefit of a high street Crouch End conveyancing practice is that you can attend the office to execute documents, hand in your ID and pester them if necessary. Having local Crouch End know how is a plus. That being said it's more important to get someone that will pull out all the stops for you. If other friends have used your friend and on the whole were content that must surpass using an unfamiliar Crouch End conveyancing lawyer solely due to them being based in the area.
I am looking to buy a property and require a conveyancing solicitor in Crouch End who is on the mortgage company conveyancing panel. Can you recommend a Crouch End or local Crouch End solicitor?
Our service is limited to being a directory service for firms who wish to listed as being on the approved conveyancing panel for the bank who conduct conveyancing in Crouch End. We dont recommend any particular solicitor.