Can I use your services to find a Conveyancing solicitor in West Hendon even if I’m not purchasing or selling a house, for example where I wish to buy an office in West Hendon with a loan from The Mortgage Works?
The service is predominantly there to find residential conveyancing solicitors in West Hendon but we have set out towards the end of this page some West Hendon commercial conveyancing firms. You will need to speak with the company directly to establish if they are also authorised to represent The Mortgage Works
Various web forums that I have visited warn that are the primary reason for hinderance in West Hendon conveyancing transactions. Is that correct?
The Council of Property Search Organisations (CoPSO) published determinations of a review by MoveWithUs that conveyancing searches do not feature amongst the top 10 causes of hindrances in the conveyancing process. Searches are unlikely to feature in any holding up conveyancing in West Hendon.
Is it best to choose a West Hendon conveyancing solicitor based in the vicinity that I am hoping to buy? An old friend can execute the legal work however his firm is located a couple of hundredkilometers away.
The primary upside of using a high street West Hendon conveyancing practice is that you can visit the firm to sign documents, deliver your ID and pester them if necessary. They will also have local intelligence which is a benefit. That being said it's more important to get someone that will do a good and efficient job. If if people you trust used your friend and in the main were content that must surpass using an unfamiliar West Hendon conveyancing solicitor just because they are local.
We expect to complete the disposal of our £125,000 apartment in West Hendon in just under a week. The landlords agents has quoted £324 for Landlord’s certificate, building insurance schedule and previous years statements of service charge. Is it legal for a freeholder to charge such fees for a flat conveyance in West Hendon?
West Hendon conveyancing on leasehold maisonettes often involves the buyer’s solicitor submitting enquiries for the landlord to address. Although the landlord is under no legal obligation to respond to these enquiries the majority will be willing to do so. They may charge a reasonable administration fee for responding to questions or supplying documentation. There is no set fee. The average costs for the information that you are referring to is £350, in some transactions it exceeds £800. The administration charge levied by the landlord must be accompanied by a summary of rights and obligations in respect of administration charges, otherwise the invoice is not strictly payable. In reality one has no choice but to pay whatever is requested of you should you wish to exchange contracts with the buyer.
I inherited a ground-floor 1960’s flat in West Hendon. In the absence of agreement between myself and the landlord, can the Leasehold valuation Tribunal make a decision on the sum payable for the purchase of the freehold?
Most definitely. We are happy to put you in touch with a West Hendon conveyancing firm who can help.
An example of a Lease Extension matter before the tribunal for a West Hendon residence is First Floor Flat 61 Wilberforce Road in March 2014. The premium payable was £10,130 and the case was remitted back to the Willesden County Court to effect the Vesting Order (Claim No 3W103100). This case was in relation to 1 flat. The unexpired residue of the current lease was 71 years.
Our mortgage broker has recommended their solicitor for my conveyancing in West Hendon - Is it not simpler advisable to just use them?
It is worth checking if the estate agent is recommending a lawyer or introducing to a property lawyer. There are plenty of West Hendon estate agents who recommend two or three West Hendon conveyancing firms and get nothing from it.