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5 reasons to use our service to assist you find a high street conveyancing solicitor in Chalk Farm

  • 1 The companies listed on our directory have a variation of conveyancing solicitors, legal executives and support staff handling thousands of conveyancing matters each year.
  • 2 Retaining the services of a a family Solicitor usually means that you will receive a more personal touch. Online forums bear testimony to the idea that in using 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’.
  • 3 We are the UKs largest domestic conveyancing directory service identifying lender approved property lawyers conducting conveyancing in Chalk Farm governed by the SRA or CLC.
  • 4 Chalk Farm conveyancers are likely to have connections at the local Land Registry Office, Local Authority and property agents
  • 5 Excellent communication together with pure property experience are key benefits that you should value when selecting conveyancing solicitors. Chalk Farm property deals can be made significantly more stressful due to lack of transparency between all the parties. The lawyers we work with strive to make sure that communication channels are open and act on arising issues and developments quickly.

Examples of recent conveyancing in Chalk Farm since December 2019*

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Chalk Farm

My fiance’s sister is a conveyancer. I expect that I can be offered friends and family pricing for conveyancing, but if not, what kind of figure would I typically be looking at for conveyancing in Chalk Farm?

It’s wise to request two or three conveyancing estimates. Do use our comparison tool on this page. You will notice that estimates will be different but the service one can expect differ between law firms as is true with the vast majority of professional services.

My solicitor has discovered a a legal deficiency with the lease for the property we are purchasing in Chalk Farm. The seller’s lawyers have offered defective title insurance as a workaround. We are content with insurance and will cover the costs. Our lawyer says that he must check that the lender is happy with this solution. Are we the client or is the mortgage company ?

The short answer to your last question is that, notwithstanding the risk of a conflict of interest, you and the mortgage company are the client. Your lawyer must comply with the UK Finance Lenders’ Handbook specifications. The UK Finance Lenders’ Handbook conditions require your lawyer to disclose issues such as defects with the lease so that the lender can be afforded the opportunity to check with their valuer as to the extent that the value of the property is affected. Should you refuse to allow your lawyer to make the appropriate notification then your property lawyer will have no choice but to discontinue acting for you.

What does my ID and proof of funds have anything to do with my conveyancing in Chalk Farm? Is this really warranted?

Anti-terror and anti-money-laundering rules require solicitors and licensed conveyancers to check the ID of the person or body they are dealing with prior to agreeing to accepting their conveyancing business. The Client Care letter that you need to sign should stipulate this. Your lawyer also has obligations to obtain certain documents in accordance with the CML Lenders Handbook requirements last updated on 1st December 2014. If you are unwilling to provide identification documents, your solicitor would not be able to act for you.

I have been pointed in your direction by two or three local property agents in Chalk Farm to find a solicitor using your seach tool. Is there a financial inducement for Estate Agents to recommend your services ahead of another?

We don’t give any financial incentive for pointing buyers and sellers in our direction. We found it would be just too difficult a fee because a client could think, ‘Why is the agent getting a kickback? Why am I not getting any benefit too?’ So we decided to step away from that.

Can you offer any advice when it comes to finding a Chalk Farm conveyancing firm to carry out our lease extension conveyancing?

When appointing a property lawyer for lease extension works (regardless if they are a Chalk Farm conveyancing firm) it is most important that he or she should be familiar with the legislation and specialises in this area of work. We recommend that you talk with several firms including non Chalk Farm conveyancing practices prior to instructing a firm. Where the conveyancing practice is ALEP accredited then that’s a bonus. The following questions might be of use:

    What are the costs for lease extension conveyancing? What volume of lease extensions have they conducted in Chalk Farm in the last 12 months?

Following months of dialogue we simply can't agree with our landlord on how much the lease extension should cost for our flat in Chalk Farm. Can we issue an application to the Residential Property Tribunal Service?

Most certainly. We can put you in touch with a Chalk Farm conveyancing firm who can help.

An example of a Lease Extension matter before the tribunal for a Chalk Farm property is Flat 2 27 Mackeson Road in December 2012. The Tribunal assessed the value of the lease extension premium at £35,435 and rounded the figure to £35,500 This case related to 1 flat. The number of years remaining on the existing lease(s) was 64.77 years.

My partner and I hope to purchase our 1st home in Chalk Farm. Conveyancing solicitor has been instructed. The financial consultant pointed out that a survey is not appropriate as the house is just 20 yrs old.

At the very least you should have a Home Buyer's Report. Given the premises was built over a decade ago the property will not benefit from a warranty, so you don't want to take a risk. Where a property of this age shows no signs of defects a Home Buyer's report could suffice. They will highlight any obvious problems and suggest further investigation if relevant. Where there are any indications of material issues get a full Building Survey from the beginning.

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Sample of conveyancing solicitors in Chalk Farm regulated by the SRA

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

  • Crumplins Solicitors, 77 Haverstock Hill, London, NW3 4SL
  • Chalcots, 62 Stanbury Court, 99 Haverstock Hill, London, NW3 4RR
  • Elton & Co, 2-4 Kelly Street, London, NW1 8PH
  • Ringley Legal Services Llp, Ringley House, 349 Royal College Street, London, NW1 9QS
  • Jayes Collier Llp, 68 Parkway, Camden Town, London, London, NW1 7AH

Residential Landlord and Tenant Conveyancing solicitors in Chalk Farm

The firms listed below are a small selection of solicitors in Chalk Farm practicing in landlord and tenant law and on the regulations governing different types of tenancies. This may include advice on Claims for damages for illegal

  • Crumplins Solicitors, 77 Haverstock Hill, London, NW3 4SL
  • Chalcots, 62 Stanbury Court, 99 Haverstock Hill, London, NW3 4RR
  • Leslie Franks Solicitors Limited, Unit 2, Kentish Town Business Centre, Regis Road, Kentish Town, London, NW5 3EW
  • Osbornes Solicitors Llp, Livery House, 7-9 Pratt Street, Camden Town, London, NW1 0AE
  • Craig Solicitors, 74 Belsize Lane, London, Greater London, NW3 5BJ

Commercial Conveyancing solicitors in Chalk Farm regulated by the SRA

The firms listed below are a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in Chalk Farm specialising in commercial conveyancing in Chalk Farm. This may include advice on complex issues under the Landlord and Tenant Act of 1954
  • Marshall F Levine & Associates, 81 Haverstock Hill, London, NW3 4SL
  • Crumplins Solicitors, 77 Haverstock Hill, London, NW3 4SL
  • Chalcots, 62 Stanbury Court, 99 Haverstock Hill, London, NW3 4RR
  • Osbornes Solicitors Llp, Livery House, 7-9 Pratt Street, Camden Town, London, NW1 0AE
  • Ahmed & Co, 67a Camden High Street, London, NW1 7JL

Neighboring Locations

Camden
Gospel Oak
Belsize Park
Chalk Farm
Kentish Town
Primrose Hill

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

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