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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in King's Cross

Why would one appoint a King's Cross conveyancing solicitors firm when web based alternatives are easier on the wallet?

By all means make sure that you compare conveyancing costs in King's Cross and you should seek a competitive estimate but don’t waste your energy getting the cheapest King's Cross conveyancer. Identifying the right conveyancer can mark the distinction between a seamless and a frustrating home move. You need to ensure that you have expert advice from a trusted solicitor. Emails can't take the place of a telephone conversation and can never replicate a face to face consultation. The firms that we work with will find you a qualified and top rated conveyancing solicitor that will handle your conveyancing from start to finish, giving the sort of continuity that you will never get with an online conveyancer. He or She will update you as to any developments and keep you informed. Should you need to phone the office you will know who you need to speak to and they will be sure you are in the know.

Completed the sale of my flat in King's Cross last December yet the purchaser is calling daily to moan that their solicitor is waiting to hear from mine. What are the post completion sale formalities now that I have sold?

Following your sale your solicitor is committed to deliver the transfer documentation and all additional paperwork to the buyer’s lawyers. Where appropriate, your lawyer must also send confirmation that the home loan has been paid off to the buyers lawyers. There is unlikely to be post completion formalities unique to conveyancing in King's Cross.

This question may be naive but I am wet behind the ears as a first time purchaser of a garden flat in King's Cross. Do I pick up the keys to the house on the completion date from my conveyancer? If so, I will find a local conveyancing solicitor in King's Cross?

There is no need to visit the lawyers office on the day of completion. Conveyancing lawyers for you will transfer the purchase money to the vendor’s lawyers, and shortly after the monies have arrived, you should be able to collect the keys from the Estate Agents and move into your new home. This tends to happen between 1 and 3pm.

is it true that all King's Cross conveyancing solicitors on the Clydesdale conveyancing panel are governed by the Solicitors Regulatory Authority?

As a firm of solicitors, in order to be on the Clydesdale conveyancing panel they would need to be regulated by the Solicitors Regulatory Authority. Some lenders do list licenced conveyancers on their panel and in such a situation the practice would be governed by the Council of Licensed Conveyancers.

I was told four weeks ago that my mortgage has been agreed to by Principality. Is it usual for Principality to only issue the offer once my solicitor in King's Cross is approved on their conveyancing panel? Principality have asked my solicitor to see a copy of their PI Insurance.

A lender would not issue a mortgage until they have details of a lawyer on their panel. It can take a few weeks for Principality to deal with your lawyer's application to be on the Principality conveyancing panel. There's no guarantee that your solicitor will be accepted.

What makes your site different to other online quote calculators when it comes to conveyancing in King's Cross?

At this site receive a fixed fee costs illustration via a Solicitor or Licensed Conveyancer that appreciates the issues of your conveyancing in King's Cross. Unlike many estate agents and brokerage sites we do not operate commission arrangements with solicitors. Many agents and online brokers 'recommend' solicitors who pay the highest commission, as opposed to the best value conveyancing in King's Cross

What advice can you give us when it comes to appointing a King's Cross conveyancing practice to deal with our lease extension?

If you are instructing a property lawyer for your lease extension (regardless if they are a King's Cross conveyancing practice) it is imperative that they be familiar with the legislation and specialises in this area of conveyancing. We suggest that you talk with two or three firms including non King's Cross conveyancing practices prior to instructing a firm. Where the conveyancing practice is ALEP accredited then that’s a bonus. The following questions could be helpful:

    Can they put you in touch with clients in King's Cross who can give a testimonial? How many lease extensions have they completed in King's Cross in the last twenty four months?

I am the leaseholder of a ground-floor 1950’s flat in King's Cross. Given that I can not reach agreement with the freeholder, can the Leasehold valuation Tribunal determine the premium due for the purchase of the freehold?

Where there is a absentee landlord or if there is disagreement about the premium for a lease extension, under the relevant statutes it is possible to make an application to the LVT to make a decision on the amount due.

An example of a Lease Extension decision for a King's Cross property is Flat 89 Trinity Court Grays Inn Road in February 2013. the Tribunal found that the premium to be paid by the tenant on the grant of a new lease, in accordance with section 56 and Schedule 13 to the Leasehold Reform, Housing and Urban Development Act 1993 should be £36,229. This case related to 1 flat. The unexpired residue of the current lease was 66.8 years.

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