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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Palmers Green

Having been suggested to visit your service we were about to use a conveyancing solicitor in Palmers Green endorsed using your search tool but stumbled across alternative costs illustrations via the web look less expensive – why is this?

There are lots of conveyancers offering what appear to be cut price. We would urge you to think long and hard about how much you respect your own move to you are willing to take 'cheap' risks with regard to the standard of the legal work. Some hide extras well inside the terms of business. The law firms that we list for conveyancing in Palmers Green will notdo this.

At what point will exchange of contracts happen for domestic conveyancing in Palmers Green and do I need to attend the conveyancers office?

Where you are local to our conveyancing solicitors in Palmers Green you are invited in to sign the paperwork. However, the law practices we recommend provide countrywide coverage for conveyancing and provide as equally diligent and professional a job for you when dealing with you digitally. The executing of the contract is not the point of no return. A signed contract is just a prerequisite for the firm to address the formalities when the time is right, which is ordinarily shortly after signing. The exchange process is is usually a five minute process, although where a lengthy "chain" is involved, since the process requires the relevant party's solicitor (not necessarily a conveyancing solicitor in Palmers Green)to be in the office available at the end of the phone to exchange contracts.

I am considering applying for a Santander mortgage for purchase of a newly converted (under development) in Palmers Green with 60% LTV. Is it compulsory to choose a solicitor on the conveyancing panel for Santander ?

There is nothing to stop you using your solicitor, but Santander will insist on their interests being represented by a firm on their conveyancing panel. There is much more potential for delays and confusion with two solicitors involved, and it will undoubtedly be more expensive too.

My husband and I are new to the buying process - agreed a price, yet the agent informed us that the owners will only move forward if we use the agent's recommended lawyers as they need an ‘expedited deal’. My instinct tells me that we should use a family solicitor accustomed to conveyancing in Palmers Green

It is unlikely the sellers are driving this. Should the seller want ‘a quick sale', alienating a motivated purchaser is counter productive. Contact the sellers directly and make sure they comprehend that (a)you are genuine buyers (b)you are ready to progress, with mortgage lined up © you do not need to sell (d) you wish to move quickly (e)but you are going to appoint your own,trusted Palmers Green conveyancing firm - not the ones that will give their negotiator at the agency a referral fee or meet his conveyancing targets demanded by senior management.

I am hoping to put an offer on a small detached house that seems to meet my requirements, at a great figure which is making it more attractive. I have subsequently found out that the title is leasehold rather than freehold. I would have thought that there are particular concerns purchasing a house with a leasehold title in Palmers Green. Conveyancing solicitors have are about to be instructed. Will my lawyers set out the implications of buying a leasehold house in Palmers Green ?

The majority of houses in Palmers Green are freehold and not leasehold. In this scenario it’s worth having a local solicitor who is familiar with the area who can assist with the conveyancing process. We note that you are purchasing in Palmers Green in which case you should be shopping around for a Palmers Green conveyancing solicitor and be sure that they are used to dealing with leasehold houses. First you will need to check the number of years remaining. As a leaseholder you will not be at liberty to do whatever you want to the property. The lease will likely included provisions for example obtaining the landlord’spermission to carry out alterations. It may be necessary to pay a contribution towards the upkeep of the estate where the property is located on an estate. Your solicitor should advise you fully on all the issues.

I have attempted and failed to negotiate with my landlord for a lease extension without success. Can a leaseholder make an application to the Leasehold Valuation Tribunal? Can you recommend a Palmers Green conveyancing firm to assist?

Most certainly. We can put you in touch with a Palmers Green conveyancing firm who can help.

An example of a Lease Extension case for a Palmers Green property is First Floor Flat 109 Lyndhurst Road in May 2010. Following a vesting order by Edmonton County Court on 29th October 2009 the Tribunal decided on a figure of £5,012 for a lease extension. This case related to 1 flat. The unexpired term as at the valuation date was 81.79 years.

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