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Reasons to use our Colney Hatch conveyancing solicitors

  • 1 This site is the first site that enables you the ability to check that your conveyancing in Colney Hatch will be carried out by a conveyancer on your mortgage lender’s authorised panel.
  • 2 Firms that specialise in conveyancing in Colney Hatch have a grasp oflocal issues peculiar to Colney Hatch and therefore you may benefit from better guidance and speedier conveyancing.
  • 3 Colney Hatch conveyancer are the key to a successful Colney Hatch conveyancing experience, keeping the process under control. They are on your side throughout, offering dedicated advice for the duration of your transaction
  • 4 Colney Hatch conveyancers work in partnership with Colney Hatch estate agents, house builders, surveyors, lenders and other professionals to ensure that the highest level of service is offered to home movers every step of the way, with the intention of reducing administrative burdens and transaction times
  • 5 Experience means that Colney Hatch solicitor have developed valuable connections with Colney Hatch local estate agents, banks, building societies, landlords and property developers enabling them to liaise at speed with all parties involved in the process of undertaking your house sale or purchase in Colney Hatch.

Examples of recent conveyancing in Colney Hatch since December 2018*


of flat Copwood Close N12 9PR, sold for £320,000. Leasehold conveyancing work included: sending conveyancing papers to buyers representatives, dealing with appropriate requisitions and enquiries, agreeing completion date with parties


of terraced premises, Osier Crescent, N10 1QQ completing on 14/12/2018 at a price of £675,000. The legal transfer of property included amongst the various tasks: drafting the sale agreement and Transfer, sending the transfer to the seller for execution in readiness for completion, agreeing completion date with parties


of semi premises, Alexandra Road, N10 2ET completing on 14/12/2018 at a price of £640,000. The conveyancing process included amongst the various tasks: dealing with appropriate requisitions and enquiries, taking formal instructions from and updating the seller client, sending title deeds and signed transfer to purchaser’s solicitor


of apartment Graywood Court N12 0JJ, at sale consideration of £430,000. Leasehold conveyancing included: drafting the sale agreement and Transfer, preparing statement detailing charges, setting up the completion formalities

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Colney Hatch

Can your site be used to recommend a Conveyancing solicitor in Colney Hatch even where I’m not buying or disposing of a house, for example where I want to acquire an office in Colney Hatch with a mortgage from Britannia?

The service is mainly utilised to locate residential conveyancing solicitors in Colney Hatch but we have listed towards the bottom of this page a selection of Colney Hatch commercial conveyancing firms. You will need to enquire with the firm directly to establish if they can also act for Britannia

We decided to purchase a purpose built apartment in Colney Hatch with a residential mortgage from The Mortgage Works.We have a Colney Hatch conveyancing practitioner but The Mortgage Works advised that he's not on their approved list of member firms. We have to appoint a The Mortgage Works panel lawyer or keep our local solicitor and pay for one of their panel ones to act for them. We feel as though this is unjust; is there anything we can do?

Unfortunately,no. The loan issued to you contains various provisions, one of which will be that lawyers must be on the The Mortgage Works solicitor panel. Until recently, most mortgage companies had large numbers of solicitors on their panels: a borrower could find one for themselves, as long as it was on the lender's panel. The lender would then simply instruct the borrower's lawyers to act for the lender, too. You can use your lender's panel lawyers or you could borrow from another lender which does not restrict your choice. Another option that might be available is for your solicitors to apply to be on the conveyancing panel for The Mortgage Works

I just bought a house at auction in Colney Hatch. Conveyancing is required. What is next?

Given that you are now exchanged you should appoint a conveyancing practitioner soon as you are facing a pending deadline in which to complete the conveyancing. Every auction property will have a bespoke legal pack. This will include most,if not all of the paperwork that your conveyancer requires. Where you are dealing with leasehold premises the auction pack should include a copy of the lease, management information and a sellers leasehold information form and other conveyancing paperwork specific to a leasehold property. You need to pass this on to your appointed conveyancing solicitor as soon as possible. You also need to ensure that that you have the requisite funding in order to complete the transaction on the set completion date.

I'm the sole beneficiary of my late father’s will with all property in now in my sole name, including the my former home in Colney Hatch. The Colney Hatch property was put into my name in February. I plan to dispose of the house. I do know about the CML six month 'rule', meaning my property ownership will be treated the same way as though I had purchased the property in February. Will no one buy the property for half a year?

The Council of Mortgage Lenders’ handbook obliges conveyancers to: "report to us immediately if the owner or registered proprietor has been registered for less than six months." Technically you could be impacted by that. Some lenders would take a practical view as this provision chiefly exists to capture subsales or the wholesaling and assigning of property.

I am buying a property in Colney Hatch. A rare aspect is that the roof has a solar panel. Solicitors conducting should look into this right? Will my lender Virgin Money be concerned?

As your lender is Virgin Money your lawyer must comply with the conveyancing instructions outlined in Part two of UK Finance Lenders’ Handbook for Virgin Money. The CML Handbook contains minimum requirements for solar panel roof-space leases, and solicitors are required to report to Virgin Money where a lease does not satisfy these provisions. The provisions relate to the installation of panels on properties nationwide and is not restricted to Colney Hatch.

Various internet forums that I have frequented warn that are a common reason for obstruction in Colney Hatch conveyancing transactions. Is there any truth in this?

The Council of Property Search Organisations (CoPSO) published findings of research by MoveWithUs that conveyancing searches do not feature amongst the top 10 causes of hindrances in the conveyancing process. Local searches are unlikely to be the root cause of slowing down conveyancing in Colney Hatch.

I'm purchasing a new build house in Colney Hatch with a loan from Virgin Money. The sellers would not move on the amount so I negotiated £7000 of additionals instead. The estate agent advised me not reveal to my conveyancer about this side-deal as it would impact my loan with the lender. 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 am looking for a conveyancing lawyer in Colney Hatch for my remortgage. Can I review a firm’s complaints history with the legal regulator?

Members of the public may review published Solicitor Regulator Association (SRA) decisions resulting from investigations started on or after Jan 2008. Go to Check a solicitor's record. For information about the period before 1 January 2008, or to check a solicitors history, ring 0870 606 2555, 08.00 - 18.00 any week day save for Tuesday when lines open at 9.30am. For non-uk callers, use +44 (0)121 329 6800. The regulator may monitor telephone calls for training requirements.

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Residential Landlord and Tenant Conveyancing solicitors in Colney Hatch

The firms listed below are a small selection of solicitors in Colney Hatch practicing in landlord and tenant law and on the regulations governing different types of tenancies. This may include advice on Leasehold Valuation Tribunal proceedings

  • Groom Halliday, 5 Sandringham Gardens, North Finchley, London, London, N12 0NY
  • Simons Rodkin Litigation Solicitors, 6th Floor, 707 High Road, North Finchley, London, Greater London, N12 0BT
  • Simons Levine & Co, 760 High Road, London, N12 9QH
  • Ssp Law, Ground Floor, 311 Ballards Lane, London, N12 8LY
  • Sylvester Amiel Lewin & Horne Llp, Pearl Assurance House, 319 Ballards Lane, London, N12 8LY

Commercial Conveyancing solicitors in Colney Hatch regulated by the SRA

The list below is a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in Colney Hatch practicing in commercial conveyancing in Colney Hatch. This could include advice on commercial leases including all matters relating to landlord and tenant law
  • Groom Halliday, 5 Sandringham Gardens, North Finchley, London, London, N12 0NY
  • Simons Rodkin Litigation Solicitors, 6th Floor, 707 High Road, North Finchley, London, Greater London, N12 0BT
  • Howard Hyman & Co, The Law Chambers, 1a Friern Park, North Finchley, London, Middlesex, N12 9DE
  • Perry Clements Solicitors, Rex House, 354 Ballards Lane, North Finchley, London, London, N12 0DD
  • Simons Levine & Co, 760 High Road, London, N12 9QH

Domestic Licensed Conveyancers in Colney Hatch regulated by the CLC

Please be aware that the listed conveyancers do not limit their work for conveyancing in Colney Hatch but also conveyancing throughout England and Wales.
  • House Owners Conveyancers Limited, Dephina House, N3 2JU
  • House Owners Conveyancers Limited, 56 Windermere Avenue, N3 3RA
  • Horizon Law Limited, 214 High Street, EN5 5SZ
  • L B Property Lawyers, Imperial House, N17 0SP
  • Home 2 Home Property Lawyers Limited, 32 Millais Gardens, HA8 5SY

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