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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Golders Green

As someone clueless as to the Golders Green conveyancing process what is your top tip you can give me concerning the home moving process in Golders Green

Not many law firms shout this from the rooftops but conveyancing in Golders Green and elsewhere in North London is an adversarial process. In other words, when it comes to conveyancing there is lots of opportunity for conflict between you and others involved in the home moving process. For instance, the vendor, estate agent and even potentially the lender. Choosing a lawyer for your conveyancing in Golders Green should not be taken lightly as your conveyancer is your adviser, and is the SOLE party in the transaction whose responsibility is to protect your best interests and to protect you.

There is a definite ongoing adversarial element to conveyancing- someone has to be blamed for the process being so protracted. We recommend that you should always trust your solicitor above all other players when it comes to the legal assignment of property.

Do I have to pop into the offices of the solicitor to sign the mortgage deed? If so, I will choose one who does conveyancing in Golders Green so that I can attend their offices when needed.

As opposed to ten years ago, the vast majority mortgage companies no longer require their conveyancing panel solicitor to witness the borrowers signature. It will still be necessary for you to provide identification documents and there are still manifest benefits to choosing a local practitioner, in your situation a conveyancing solicitor in Golders Green.

It has been 3 months following my purchase conveyancing in Golders Green concluded. I have checked the Land Registry site which shows that I paid £150,000 when infact I paid £215,000. Why the discrepancy?

The price paid figure is taken from the application to register the purchase. It is the figure included in the Transfer (the legal deed which transfers the residence from one person to the other) and referred to as the 'consideration' or purchase price. You can report an error in the price paid figure using the LR online form. In most cases errors result from typos so at first glance the figure. Do report it so they can double check and advise.

I am purchasing a new build house in Golders Green with the aid of help to buy. The builders refused to move on the price so I negotiated £7000 of additionals instead. The property agent told me not inform my solicitor about this side-deal as it will jeopardize my loan with the bank. Should I keep quiet?.

All lenders require a Disclosure of Incentives Form from the developer 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.

Estate agents have just been given the go-ahead to market my garden apartment in Golders Green. Conveyancing lawyers have not yet been instructed, but I have recently received a half-yearly service charge demand – Do I pay up?

It best that you clear the invoice as normal as all rents and service payments will be apportioned on completion, so you will be reimbursed by the buyer for the period running from after the completion date to the next payment date. Most managing agents will not acknowledge the buyer unless 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. Having a clear account will assist your cause and will leave you no worse off financially.

Despite our best endeavours, we have been unsuccessful in trying to purchase the freehold in Golders Green. Can the Leasehold Valuation Tribunal adjudicate on premiums?

in cases where there is a missing landlord or where there is disagreement about the premium for a lease extension, under the relevant legislation it is possible to make an application to the Leasehold Valuation Tribunal to arrive at the price payable.

An example of a Lease Extension matter before the tribunal for a Golders Green property is Flat A 372 Cricklewood Lane in January 2013. The Tribunal decided that the premium for the extended lease should be £5,750.00 and that the terms of the new lease should be those set out in annex to the decsion This case was in relation to 1 flat.

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