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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in North London

My brother and I have lately purchased a property in North London. We have since encountered a number of problems with the property which we believe were missed in the conveyancing searches. Is there anything we can do? What searches should? have been conducted for conveyancing in North London?

It is not clear from the question as to the nature of the problems and if they are unique to conveyancing in North London. Conveyancing searches and due diligence initiated as part of the buying process are supposed to help avoid problems. As part of the legal transfer of property, a seller completes a form referred to as a SPIF. If the information is misleading, then you may have a claim against the owner for any losses that you have suffered. The survey should have identified any problems with the structure of the property. Assuming a detailed survey was carried out and the issues were not identified, you may have a claim against the surveyor. However, if you did not have a full survey, you may be responsible for fixing any defects that have now been noted. We would always encourage buyers to take every possible step to ensure they are completely aware of the condition of a property before purchase regardless of whether they are buying in North London.

As a novice what is the most important number one tip you can give me concerning purchase conveyancing in North London?

You may not hear this from too many lawyers but conveyancing in North London or throughout London is an adversarial experience. In other words, when it comes to conveyancing there exists lots of room for confrontation between you and other parties involved in the legal transfer of property. E.g., the vendor, selling agent and on occasion your lender. Appointing a solicitor for your conveyancing in North London should not be taken lightly as your conveyancer is your adviser, and is the ONE party in the process whose interest is to act in your legal interests and to protect you.

Sometimes a potential adversary will try and persuade you that you should follow their advice. As an example, the selling agent may claim to be assisting by claiming that your solicitor is slow. Or your mortgage broker may tell you to do something that is contrary to your lawyers guidance. You should always trust your lawyer above all other parties in the conveyancing process.

The estate agent has sent us the confirmation of our purchase of a new build apartment in North London. Conveyancing is a frightening process at the best of times but I have never purchased a new build flat before. What sort of enquires would be asked in new build conveyancing.

Set out below are examples of a few leasehold new build questions that you may expect your new-build leasehold conveyancing in North London

    Please supply a car parking plan. Will the freehold then be transferred for a nominal consideration (not exceeding £100) to the Management Company? There must be mutual enforceability of lessee’s covenants. Please supply evidence that the form of Lease proposed has been approved by the Land Registry. Forfeiture - bankruptcy or liquidation must not apply under this provision.

Due to the encouragement of my in-laws I had a survey completed on a property in North London in advance of instructing solicitors. I have been told that there is a flying freehold element to the house. My surveyor advised that some banks may not grant a mortgage on this type of house.

It depends who your proposed lender is. Santander has different requirements for example to Nationwide. If you call us we can check via the relevant lender. If you lender is happy to lend one our lawyers can help as they are used to dealing with flying freeholds in North London. Conveyancing may be slightly more expensive based on your lender's requirements.

I'm going to be buying an apartment very soon in North London. I will need a North London conveyancing solicitor. My family solicitor is located in Jersey and unable to help.Is it possible for you to recommend a good North London property lawyer that can assist us as well as represent Bank of Ireland?

The purpose of this site is limited to being a directory service for lawyers who wish to be listed as being on the approved conveyancing panel for Bank of Ireland in certain areas for instance North London . We dont recommend any particular conveyancer.

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