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Reasons to use our Chalfont St Peter conveyancing solicitors

  • 1 Lawyer conveyancing solicitors have excellent personal links with Chalfont St Peter estate agents and work very closely with them and local surveyors so as to ensure transactions proceed expeditiously.
  • 2 The firms listed on our web pages have a variation of conveyancing solicitors, legal executives and support staff handling thousands of conveyancing matters each year.
  • 3 This site is the first site that enables you the ability to ensure that your property ownership legalities in Chalfont St Peter will be carried out by a law firm on your bank conveyancing panel.
  • 4 We are the UKs largest residential conveyancing directory service identifying bank approved property lawyers carrying out conveyancing in Chalfont St Peter who are regulated by the SRA or Council of Licensed Conveyancers.
  • 5 Notwithstanding what alternative companies say it just might be important to pop into your lawyer to execute contracts. Too many 3rd parties are already involved in a homemove without needing to include the postman into the equation.

Examples of recent conveyancing in Chalfont St Peter since June 2020*

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Chalfont St Peter

I am acquiring a house for cash in Chalfont St Peter. I have resided for the last twelve years in Chalfont St Peter. Conveyancing searches are exorbitant. Given that I know the area and road very well must I have all the conveyancing searches?

If you not getting a home loan, then the vast majority of the Chalfont St Peter conveyancing searches are optional. Your lawyer will 'advise', no-doubt strongly, that you should have searches done, but she is duty bound to do this. One thing to take into account; if you are likely to sell the house at a future date, it may be of relevance to your prospective buyer what the searches contain. Sometimes houses with functional issues can still throw up negative search results. A good conveyancing solicitor in Chalfont St Peter should provide you some sensible guidance concerning this.

I appreciate that there are debates on Chancel Insurance on online forums. Do I require this when acquiring a house in Chalfont St Peter? or I am told that there is historic law that could mean that house owners living in a parish church boundary will be compelled to contribute towards repairs towards the chancel in proximity to the church. Is this relevant for conveyancing in Chalfont St Peter?

Unless a prior purchase of the house completed after 12 October 2013 you may assume that lawyers handling conveyancing in Chalfont St Peter to continue to suggest a chancel search and or chancel repair liability policy.

The deeds to our home can not be found. The conveyancers who conducted the conveyancing in Chalfont St Peter 5 years ago no longer exist. Will I be able to sell the house?

As long as the title is registered the information relating to your ownership will be documented by HMLR with a Title Number. It is possible to conduct a search at the Land Registry, find your house and obtain up to date copies of the property title for a small fee. Where the title is Leasehold then the Land Registry will usually hold a certified copy of the Registered Lease and again, a copy can be ordered for £20 inclusive of VAT.

Hoping to buy a property located in Chalfont St Peter and I am already nervous. I couldn't find anything specific about Chalfont St Peter. Conveyancing will be needed in due course but do you know about the Chalfont St Peter area? or perhaps some other tips you can share?

Rather than looking online forget looking online you should go and have a look at Chalfont St Peter. In the meantime here are some basic statistics that we found

My husband and I are FTB’s - agreed a price, but the estate agent advised that the seller will only go ahead if we use their chosen solicitors as they are insisting on a ‘quick sale’. Our preferred option is to instruct a family conveyancer who is familiar with conveyancing in Chalfont St Peter

It is improbable the owners are driving this. Should the seller require ‘a quick sale', alienating a motivated buyer is counter productive. Try to communicate with the sellers directly and make the point that (a)you are genuine buyers (b)you are excited to move forward, with mortgage lined up © you are unencumbered (d) you intend to proceed fast (e)but you will continue to instruct your own,trusted Chalfont St Peter conveyancing solicitors - not the ones that will provide the negotiator at the agency a kickback or meet his conveyancing targets set by corporate headquarters.

I only have 68 years unexpired on my lease in Chalfont St Peter. I now wish to get lease extension but my freeholder is can not be found. What should I do?

On the basis that you meet the appropriate requirements, under the Leasehold Reform, Housing and Urban Development Act 1993 you can apply to the County Court for for permission to dispense with the service of the initial notice. This will mean that your lease can be extended by the magistrate. You will be obliged to prove that you or your lawyers have made all reasonable attempts to locate the freeholder. On the whole an enquiry agent would be useful to conduct investigations and prepare a report to be accepted by the court as evidence that the landlord can not be located. It is wise to seek advice from a conveyancer both on devolving into the landlord’s disappearance and the application to the County Court covering Chalfont St Peter.

I own a first flat in Chalfont St Peter. Given that I can not reach agreement with the freeholder, can the Leasehold valuation Tribunal make a decision on the premium due for a lease extension?

Most certainly. We can put you in touch with a Chalfont St Peter conveyancing firm who can help.

An example of a Lease Extension decision for a Chalfont St Peter residence is Flats 8, 11 and 15 Craigmore Court 46 Murray Road in December 2013. The tribunal held that the price payable by the Applicant tenant of Flat 8 to acquire an extended lease shall be £26,438 plus £1 to the intermediate lessee . The tribunal held that the price payable by the Applicant tenants of Flat 11 to acquire an extended lease shall be £26,791 plus £1 to the intermediate lessee. The tribunal held that the price payable by the Applicant tenant of Flat 15 to acquire an extended lease shall be £26,638 plus £1 to the intermediate lessee . This case was in relation to 3 flats. The unexpired term was 71 years.

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Sample of conveyancing solicitors in Chalfont St Peter regulated by the SRA

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

  • Knipe Woodhouse-smith, 145-147 High Street, Chalfont St. Peter, Gerrards Cross, Buckinghamshire, SL9 9QL
  • B P Collins Llp, Collins House, 32-38 Station Road, Gerrards Cross, Buckinghamshire, SL9 8EL
  • B P Collins Trust Corporation Limited, Collins House, 32-38 Station Road, Gerrards Cross, Buckinghamshire, SL9 8EL
  • Hilary Johnston, 7 Manor Farm Way, Seer Green, Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire, HP9 2YD
  • Mcdonald Cohen, 30 Highlands Road, Seer Green, Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire, HP9 2XN

Residential Landlord and Tenant Conveyancing solicitors in Chalfont St Peter

The list below is a small selection of solicitors in Chalfont St Peter specialising in landlord and tenant law and on the regulations governing different types of tenancies. This should include advice on wrongful eviction

  • Knipe Woodhouse-smith, 145-147 High Street, Chalfont St. Peter, Gerrards Cross, Buckinghamshire, SL9 9QL
  • B P Collins Llp, Collins House, 32-38 Station Road, Gerrards Cross, Buckinghamshire, SL9 8EL
  • B P Collins Trust Corporation Limited, Collins House, 32-38 Station Road, Gerrards Cross, Buckinghamshire, SL9 8EL
  • Hilary Johnston, 7 Manor Farm Way, Seer Green, Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire, HP9 2YD
  • Mcdonald Cohen, 30 Highlands Road, Seer Green, Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire, HP9 2XN

Planning law solicitors in Chalfont St Peter regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority

The list below is a small selection of solicitors in Chalfont St Peter practicing in planning law. This will likely include advice on development on contaminated land
  • Turbervilles, Hill House, 118 High Street, Uxbridge, Middlesex, UB8 1JT
  • Iliffes Booth Bennett, Capital Court, 30 Windsor Street, Uxbridge, Middlesex, UB8 1AB

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

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