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Main reasons to use our service to assist you select a high street conveyancing solicitor in Acton

  • 1 Notwithstanding what other sites tell you it could be necessary to visit your solicitor to sign legal papers. Too many 3rd parties are already engaged in a homemove without having to include the postman into the mix.
  • 2 Solicitors that specialise in conveyancing in Acton have a grasp oflocal issues peculiar to Acton and therefore you may benefit from better advice and speedier conveyancing.
  • 3 This site is the only site that enables you the ability to check that your conveyancing in Acton will be conducted by a solicitor on your lender’s approved panel.
  • 4 Using a high street Solicitor on the whole results in a more personalised service. Online forums often suggest that in choosing a large conveyancing firm, you tend to be looked after by a team of people who who progress matters by determining whether the ‘computers says no’.
  • 5 The Acton conveyancing firms that are listed are dedicated to supplying the most cost, efficient and accessible conveyancing service to purchasers, sellers and remortgagors in Acton

Examples of recent conveyancing in Acton since January 2020*

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Acton

Last December we completed a house move in Acton. We have noticed several problems with the property which we believe were omitted in the conveyancing searches. What action can we take? What searches should? have been ordered for conveyancing in Acton?

It is not clear from the question as to the nature of the problems and if they are unique to conveyancing in Acton. Conveyancing searches and due diligence initiated as part of the buying process are designed to help avoid problems. As part of the process, a seller answers a questionnaire known as a SPIF. answers proves to be incorrect, you could possibly take legal action 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 Acton.

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

There is nothing to stop you using your solicitor, but Kent Reliance 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.

We are buying a property and the solicitor has referenced Chancel Repair to which the house may be obligated to contribute to given it’s proximity to the area of such a church. She has suggested insurance. Is this strictly necessary for conveyancing in Acton

Unless a prior acquisition of the premises completed after 12 October 2013 you could assume that conveyancing practitioners carrying out conveyancing in Acton to continue to recommend a chancel search and or chancel repair liability policy.

I have todaybeen informed that Stirling Law have closed. They carried out my conveyancing in Acton for a purchase of a leasehold flat 9 months ago. How can I establish that the property is not still registered in the name of the previous owner?

The easiest method to see if the property is registered to you, you can carry out a search of the land registry (£3.00). You can either do this yourself or ask a law firm to do this for you. If you are not registered you can seek help from one of a number of Acton conveyancing specialists.

I have been pointed in your direction by a number of estate agents in Acton to find a conveyancer on your site. What’s the financial upside for Estate Agents to promote your lawyers rather than another?

We don’t make any commission for sending work our way. We found it would be just too difficult a fee as home movers will think, ‘Why is the agent getting a kickback? Why aren’t I receiving any benefit too?’ We would prefer to grow our business on genuine recommendations.

I only have Sixty One years remaining on my lease in Acton. I need to get lease extension but my landlord is absent. What should I do?

On the basis that you qualify, under the Leasehold Reform, Housing and Urban Development Act 1993 you can apply to the County Court for an order to dispense with the service of the initial notice. This will mean that your lease can be extended by the magistrate. However, you will be required to prove that you or your lawyers have done all that could be expected to find the lessor. For most situations a specialist may be helpful to try and locate and prepare an expert document which can be used as proof that the freeholder is indeed missing. It is advisable to get professional help from a conveyancer both on proving the landlord’s disappearance and the vesting order request to the County Court covering Acton.

After years of correspondence we simply can't agree with our landlord on how much the lease extension should cost for our flat in Acton. Does the Leasehold Valuation Tribunal have jurisdiction to calculate the appropriate figures?

You certainly can. We can put you in touch with a Acton conveyancing firm who can help.

An example of a Freehold Enfranchisement case for a Acton property is 4 Woodhurst Road in July 2013. The Tribunals valuation for the premium to be paid in respect of the collective enfranchisement was £51,050. This case affected 2 flats. The unexpired lease term was 63.75 years.

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Sample of conveyancing solicitors in Acton regulated by the SRA

It is important to note that the listed firms do not limit their work for conveyancing in Acton but also conveyancing throughout England and Wales.

  • Arora Lodhi Heath, 9 Market Place, Acton, London, W3 6QS
  • Sayer Moore Llp, 190 Horn Lane, London, W3 6PL
  • Fairchild Greig, Bank Chambers, 199 High Street, Acton, London, W3 9DD
  • Sutovic & Hartigan Solicitors, 271 High Street, London, W3 9BT
  • A Kay Pietron & Paluch Solicitors Llp, 371 Uxbridge Road, London, W3 9RH

Commercial Conveyancing solicitors in Acton regulated by the SRA

The firms listed below are a small selection of solicitors in Acton specialising in commercial conveyancing in Acton. This will likely include advice on commercial leases including all matters relating to landlord and tenant law
  • Arora Lodhi Heath, 9 Market Place, Acton, London, W3 6QS
  • Sayer Moore Llp, 190 Horn Lane, London, W3 6PL
  • Fairchild Greig, Bank Chambers, 199 High Street, Acton, London, W3 9DD
  • First Choice Solicitors Ltd, 298 High Street, Acton, London, London, W3 9BJ
  • Bluelaw Management Limited, C/o Blacklion Law Llp, The Perfume Factory, 140 Wales Farm Road, London, London, W3 6UG

Planning law solicitors in Acton regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority

The list below is a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in Acton with expertise in planning law. The solicitors can give expert legal advice on all aspects of planning, including development on contaminated land
  • Starck Uberoi Solicitors Limited, 45 St. Mary's Road, London, London, W5 5RG
  • Sjs Law Limited, Unit 8, Kew Bridge Piazza, 8 Kew Bridge Road, London, TW8 0FL
  • Hoffman-bokaei Solicitors, Suite 2, Exhibition House, Addison Bridge Place, Hammersmith Road Kensington Olympia, London, London, W14 8XP
  • Sutton-mattocks & Co Llp, 1 Rocks Lane, London, SW13 0DE
  • Parfitt Cresswell, 593-599 Fulham Road, London, London, SW6 5UA

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