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5 reasons to let us assist you choose a local conveyancing solicitor in Dartmouth Park

  • 1 The accumulation of transactions means that Dartmouth Park conveyancer have developed excellent links with Dartmouth Park local estate agents, banks, building societies, landlords and house builders enabling them to liaise at speed with all parties involved in the process of dealing with your house sale or purchase in Dartmouth Park.
  • 2 There is a strong possibility the the conveyancers for the other party are based in Dartmouth Park - if so sets of lawyers are likely to be on good working terms
  • 3 The mark of a good conveyancing solicitor in Dartmouth Park is quality not quantity. The level of service offered by conveyancing "factories" (sometimes 'recommended' by large estate agency chains) often falls short of the high standards of professionalism you would hope for.
  • 4 Firms accustomed to conveyancing in Dartmouth Park are familiar with the local issues specific to Dartmouth Park and therefore you may benefit from better guidance and faster conveyancing.
  • 5 The organisations listed on our directory have a mix of conveyancing solicitors, legal executives and support staff handling over one hundred thousand cases each year.

Examples of recent conveyancing in Dartmouth Park since April 2020*

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Dartmouth Park

What can a local search inform me concerning the property we're buying in Dartmouth Park?

Dartmouth Park conveyancing often commences with the ordering local authority searches directly from your local Authority or via a personal search organisations for example Searches UK The local search plays a central role in many a Dartmouth Park conveyancing purchase; as long as you don’t want any unpleasant once you have moved into your new home. The search should provide information on, amongst other things, details on planning applications applicable to the property (whether granted or refused), building control history, any enforcement action, restrictions on permitted development, nearby road schemes, contaminated land and radon gas; in all a total of thirteen topic sections.

I completed on my home on 10 February and my personal details is not yet on the land registry website. Should I be concerned? My conveyancing solicitor in Dartmouth Park advises it will be dealt with in less than a month. Are transfers in Dartmouth Park uniquely lengthy to register?

As far as conveyancing in Dartmouth Park registration is no quicker or slower than anywhere else in the country. As opposed to being determined by geographic area, timescales can adjust according to the party submitting the application, whether there are errors and whether the Land registry must send notices to any other persons or bodies. As of today in the region of 80% of submission are completed in less than three weeks but some can be subject to extensive hold-ups. Registration is effected once the new owner is living at the property therefore registration formalities is not typically primary concern but if it is urgent that the the registration takes place urgently then you or your solicitor must communicate with the Registry to express the reasoning for the application to be prioritised.

I'm purchasing my first flat in Dartmouth Park with the aid of help to buy. The sellers refused to reduce the price so I negotiated 6k of additionals instead. The sale representative advised me not inform my lawyer about the side-deal as it would adversely affect my mortgage with National Westminster Bank. 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.

Yesterday I discovered that there is a flying freehold issue on a property I put an offer in last month in what should have been a quick, chain free conveyancing. Dartmouth Park is the location of the property. What do you suggest?

Flying freeholds in Dartmouth Park are rare but are more likely to exist in relation to terraced houses. Even though you don't necessarily need a conveyancing solicitor in Dartmouth Park you would need to get your solicitor to go through the deeds diligently. Your lender may require your conveyancing solicitor to take out an indemnity policy. Some of the more diligent conveyancing solicitors in Dartmouth Park may ascertain that this is not enough and that the deeds be re-written to give you the most up to date legal protection. If so, the next door neighbour also had to sign up to the revised deeds.It is possible that your lender will not accept the situation so the sooner you find out the better. You should also check with your insurance broker as to whether they will insure a flying freehold property.

My business partner and I are planning to lease a unit on the high street. Can you recommend lawyers offering competitive charges for commercial conveyancing in Dartmouth Park for below 2k?

We are happy to recommend firms who have well rounded knowledge of commercial conveyancing in Dartmouth Park, including the sale and purchase of businesses as well as simply premises. If you are hoping to purchase or sell a shop, pub, restaurant, office, retail premises or a complete business we can find you the right firm. As for the charges these will vary based on the structure and nuances of the proposed transaction. Please provide us with your details or telephone us so that we can furnish you with comprehensive commercial conveyancing quote.

Can you provide any top tips for leasehold conveyancing in Dartmouth Park from the perspective of expediting the sale process?

  • A significant proportion of the delay in leasehold conveyancing in Dartmouth Park can be avoided if you get in touch lawyers as soon as your agents start marketing the property and ask them to collate the leasehold information which will be required by the purchasers’ solicitors.
  • Some Dartmouth Park leases require Licence to Assign from the landlord. If this applies to your lease, you should notify your estate agents to make sure that the purchasers obtain financial (bank) and professional references. Any bank reference will need to confirm that the buyers are financially capable of paying the yearly service charge and the actual amount of the service charge should be quoted in the bank’s letter. You will therefore need to provide your estate agents with the service charge figures so that they can pass this information on to the purchasers or their lawyers. Many freeholders or managing agents in Dartmouth Park charge for supplying management packs for a leasehold premises. You or your lawyers should find out the actual amount of the charges. The management information can be applied for as soon as you have a buyer, thus reducing delays. The typical amount of time it takes to receive management information is three weeks. It is the most common reason for delay in leasehold conveyancing in Dartmouth Park. In the event that you altered the property did you need the Landlord’s consent? In particular have you laid down wooden flooring? Dartmouth Park leases often stipulate that internal structural changes or laying down wooden flooring necessitate a licence from the Landlord acquiescing to such alterations. If you fail to have the consents in place you should not contact the landlord without checking with your solicitor in the first instance. If you hold a share in a the freehold, you should make sure that you have the original share document. Obtaining a duplicate share certificate can be a lengthy process and slows down many a Dartmouth Park conveyancing transaction. Where a new share certificate is required, do contact the company director and secretary or managing agents (if relevant) for this as soon as possible.

After months of negotiations we are unable to agree with our landlord on how much the lease extension should cost for our flat in Dartmouth Park. Can we issue an application to the Residential Property Tribunal Service?

Most certainly. We can put you in touch with a Dartmouth Park conveyancing firm who can help.

An example of a Lease Extension matter before the tribunal for a Dartmouth Park 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 was in relation to 1 flat. The unexpired residue of the current lease was 64.77 years.

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Sample of conveyancing solicitors in Dartmouth Park regulated by the SRA

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

  • Henry Boustred & Sons, 18 Highgate High Street, London, N6 5JG
  • Percy Short & Cuthbert, 608 Holloway Road, London, England, N19 3PH
  • Elton & Co, 2-4 Kelly Street, London, NW1 8PH
  • Alban Gould Baker & Co, 405-407 Holloway Road, London, N7 6HG
  • Pepi & Co, Flat 4, 460 Holloway Road, London, London, N7 6HT

Domestic Licensed Conveyancers in Dartmouth Park regulated by the Council of Licensed Conveyancers

Please be aware that the listed conveyancers do not limit their work for conveyancing in Dartmouth Park but also conveyancing throughout 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

Planning law solicitors in Dartmouth Park regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority

The firms listed below are a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in Dartmouth Park with expertise in planning law. This could include advice on tree preservation orders
  • F S Garford, 26 Fairfax Place, London, NW6 4EH
  • Gelbergs Llp, 188 Upper Street, Islington, London, N1 1RQ
  • Bolt Burdon, Providence House, Providence Place, Islington, London, N1 0NT
  • Tuckers Solicitors Llp, 39 Warren Street, London, London, W1T 6AF
  • Grower Freeman, Ivor House, 25-26 Ivor Place, London, NW1 6HR

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

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