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Logical reasons to let us assist you choose a high street conveyancing solicitor in Camden

  • 1 Camden property lawyer are the linchpin to a successful Camden home move, keeping the process under control. They are on your side throughout, offering dedicated advice for the duration of your conveyancing
  • 2 Camden lawyers have a crucial advantage when it comes to Camden conveyancing as they have valuable local knowledge of local authority requirements, planning policies and other issues that will impact your sale or purchase
  • 3 Camden property lawyers work in conjunction with Camden estate agents, house builders, surveyors, banks and other professionals to make sure that the highest level of service is provided to home movers every step of the way, offering all the legal expertise and help you need
  • 4 Regardless other solicitors tell you it just might be necessary to pop into your solicitor to sign legal papers. There are enough parties involved in a house sale without having to add the postman into the pot.
  • 5 Using a local Solicitor in the main means that you will receive a more bespoke service. When using a an online conveyancing factory, you tend to be looked after by a team of people who who update you by determining whether the ‘computers says no’.

Examples of recent conveyancing in Camden since October 2020*

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Camden

We see that you have a search directory identifying solicitors on the Nationwide conveyancing panel. Do companies pay you a referral fee if I instruct them for our own conveyancing in Camden?

We are a listing service only for law firms wishing to communicate if they are on the Nationwide conveyancing panel or other lender panels. We do not charge referral fees to any conveyancer that you subsequently appoint for your conveyancing in Camden.

My flat in Camden is up for sale and I have accepted an offer. Does the conveyancer have to be required to be on the TSB conveyancing panel in order to deal with paying off my mortgage?

Ordinarily, even if your lawyer is not on the TSB conveyancing panel they can still act for you on your sale. It might be that the lender will not release the original deeds (if applicable and increasingly irrelevant) until after the mortgage is paid off. You should speak to your lawyer directly before you start the process though to ensure that there is no problem as lenders are changing their conditions fairly frequently in recent years.

Forgive me if this question is silly but I am wet behind the ears as FTB of a ground floor flat in Camden. Do I pick up the keys to the premises on completion from my solicitor? If so, I will appoint a High Street conveyancing solicitor in Camden?

There is no need to visit the lawyers office on the day of completion. Conveyancing lawyers for you will arrange to send the purchase money to the seller's solicitors, and shortly after the monies have arrived, you will be invited to collect the keys from the property Agents and move into your new home. Usually this happens early afternoon.

I have decided to exercise my right to buy my property in Camden off the council. I have a mortgage agreed with Virgin Money. Conveyancing is not something I have any knowledge of. Can I proceed without a solicitor easily? I think we can but we keep being told I should use one. Any advice?

It is not advisable to proceed with a house purchase without a solicitor. The council's solicitor are not acting for you. You need a solicitor for a number reasons. One of which is to verify what plans the Council have for repairs and refurbishment for the next five years. Many leaseholders have been stung for contributions of thousands of pounds. In any event, if you are getting a mortgage with Virgin Money, you will need to appoint a solicitor on the Virgin Money conveyancing panel.

The mortgage over my property is with Aldermore for my property in Camden. Conveyancing was finalised some time ago. In the event that I decide to rent out the flat and do not currently have a buy-to-let mortgage do I need to remortgage to a buy-to-let mortgage or inform Aldermore?

Aldermore must be informed of your intention prior to renting your property as this is likely to be a breach of Aldermore’s mortgage conditions. In many cases banks or building societies will permit you to let out your former home without needing to switch to a buy-to-let mortgage but some lenders will add a surcharge to your mortgage rate to reflect the higher risk. You should contact Aldermore directly. It should not be necessary to do this via a Aldermore conveyancing panel lawyer.

A colleague recommended that where I am purchasing in Camden I should ask my conveyancer to carry out a Neighbourhood, Planning and Local Amenity Search. Can you explain what the purpose of this search is?

This is a search is sometimes included in the estimate for your Camden conveyancing searches. It is not a small report of about 40 pages, listing and detailing significant information about Camden around the property and the people living there. It includes an Aerial Photograph, Planning Applications, Land Use, Mobile Phone Masts, Rights of Way, the local Housing Market, Council Tax Banding, the demographics of People living in the area, the dominant type of Housing, the Average House Prices, Crime statistics, Local Education with plans and statistics, Local Amenities and other useful data concerning Camden.

I'm buying a new build house in Camden benefiting from help to buy. The sellers would not move on the price so I negotiated £7000 of fixtures and fittings instead. The sale representative suggested that I not disclose to my solicitor about this deal as it will affect my mortgage with Halifax. Do I keep my lawyer in the dark?.

All lenders require a Disclosure of Incentives Form from the builder of any new build, converted or renovated property, It is available online from the Lenders’ Handbook page on the CML website. CML form is completed and handed to the lender's surveyor when the inspection is done.

Lenders have different policies on incentives. Some accept none at all, cash or physical, while others will accept cash incentives up to 5%.

Hard to understand why the representative of a builder would be suggesting you withold information from a solicitor when all this will be clearly visible on forms the builder has to supply to its solicitor, the buyer's solicitor and the surveyor.

I opted to have a survey carried out on a property in Camden prior to retaining conveyancers. I have been advised that there is a flying freehold overhang to the house. My surveyor advised that some lenders may not give a mortgage on such a home.

It varies from the lender to lender. HSBC has different requirements from Halifax. Should you wish to telephone us we can investigate further via the appropriate lender. If you lender is happy to lend one our lawyers can assist as they are used to dealing with flying freeholds in Camden. Conveyancing can be more complicated and therefore you should check with your conveyancing solicitor in Camden to see if the conveyancing will be more expensive.

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Commercial Conveyancing solicitors in Camden regulated by the SRA

The firms listed below are a small selection of solicitors in Camden specialising in commercial conveyancing in Camden. This could include advice on re-mortgaging commercial property
  • Chalcots, 62 Stanbury Court, 99 Haverstock Hill, London, NW3 4RR
  • Marshall F Levine & Associates, 81 Haverstock Hill, London, NW3 4SL
  • Crumplins Solicitors, 77 Haverstock Hill, London, NW3 4SL
  • Newtons, 22 Fitzjohns Avenue, London, NW3 5NB
  • Solomon Taylor & Shaw, 3 Coach House Yard, Hampstead High Street, London, NW3 1QF

Residential Licensed Conveyancers in Camden regulated by the CLC

Please be aware that the listed conveyancers do not limit their work for conveyancing in Camden but also conveyancing across England and Wales.
  • Stratega Law Ltd, Sutherland House, W1F 7TE
  • House Owners Conveyancers Limited, 56 Windermere Avenue, N3 3RA
  • House Owners Conveyancers Limited, Dephina House, N3 2JU
  • L B Property Lawyers, Imperial House, N17 0SP
  • Ldn Conveyancing Ltd, 3 Acton Hill Mews, W3 9QN

Planning law solicitors in Camden regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority

The practices listed below are a small selection of solicitors in Camden with expertise in planning law. This should include advice on making sure people do what the planning regulations say
  • F S Garford, 26 Fairfax Place, London, NW6 4EH
  • Grower Freeman, Ivor House, 25-26 Ivor Place, London, NW1 6HR
  • Tuckers Solicitors Llp, 39 Warren Street, London, London, W1T 6AF
  • Glovers Solicitors Llp, 6 York Street, London, W1U 6QD
  • Joelson Jd Llp, 30 Portland Place, London, W1B 1LZ

*Source acknowledgement: House price data produced by Land Registry as well data supplied by Lexsure Ltd.

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