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Reasons to use our East Finchley conveyancing solicitors

  • 1 The mark of a good conveyancing solicitor in East Finchley is quality not quantity. The level of service offered by conveyancing "factories" (sometimes 'recommended' by large estate agency chains) sometimes falls short of the high standards of professionalism you would hope for.
  • 2 Using a high street Solicitor generally means that you will receive a more personal touch. When using a an online conveyancing factory, your matter is handled by a team of people who who update you by determining whether the ‘computers says no’.
  • 3 East Finchley lawyers work in partnership with East Finchley estate agents, property finders, surveyors, banks and other professionals to ensure that the highest level of service is offered to buyers and sellers every step of the way, to ensure you’re kept up to date with progress throughout
  • 4 East Finchley property lawyers have a crucial edge when it comes to East Finchley conveyancing as they have important local knowledge of local authority requirements, planning policies and other matters that can impact your home move
  • 5 Our site offers most comprehensive domestic conveyancing directory service identifying mortgage company approved property lawyers carrying out conveyancing in East Finchley regulated by the SRA or CLC.

Examples of recent conveyancing in East Finchley since December 2019*

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in East Finchley

I have just started taking steps with the intention of changing my current homeowner home loan to a Buy to Let Chelsea Building Society mortgage. I was told by my financial advisor that I must appoint a conveyancer for this. I got in contact with my past East Finchley conveyancing solicitor who who completed the conveyancing when I initially purchased the premises. The costs illustration provided of just over five hundred pounds is surprising as I am not require purchase conveyancing - it’s just a bog-standard refinance.

The estimate fees seem a bit high. If you you were to look around you might get the conveyancing a bit cheaper by say £125. On the other hand, providing that you were content with the assistance the firm gave you maycome to rue opting for an an unknown conveyancer. If is important to ensure that the solicitor can represent Chelsea Building Society. Do utilise our search tool to locate a East Finchley conveyancing firm on the Chelsea Building Society approved list of lawyers, which can often include conveyancing solicitors in East Finchley.

Why is leasehold purchase conveyancing in East Finchley costs more?

In summary, leasehold conveyancing in East Finchley and elsewhere usually requires extra due diligence compared to freehold transactions. This includes checking the lease terms, communicating with the landlord concerning serving required notices, procuring up-to-date service charge and management information, obtaining the landlord’s consents and reviewing management accounts. The obligations on both the landlord and the tenant in the lease need to be studied by the buyer’s conveyancing team and read from beginning to end – regardless of the fact the lease has passed through many different property solicitors hands since it was first entered into.

I've recently found out that there is a flying freehold element on a house I have offered on a fortnight ago in what should have been a quick, no chain conveyancing. East Finchley is the location of the property. Is there any advice you can impart?

Flying freeholds in East Finchley are unusual but are more likely to exist in relation to terraced houses. Even where you use a solicitor outside East Finchley 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 East Finchley may determine 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 residence.

I was advised by two or three local property agents in East Finchley to choose a property lawyer using your seach tool. Is there a financial advantage for Estate Agents to recommend your services ahead of a competitor’s?

We don’t offer any financial incentive for directing people our way. We thought it would be too underhand a fee as home movers will think, ‘Why is the agent getting a kickback? Why am I not getting any benefit too?’ We would prefer to grow our business on genuine recommendations.

My husband and I are a fortnight into a freehold purchase having been directed to conveyancers by the high street agent to handle our conveyancing in East Finchley. I am not happy. Could you you assist me in finding new lawyers?

A lawyer would have to be really poor to suggest replacing them. Has the mortgage been issued? In the event that it has you will need to make them aware of the new solicitor and get the loan are issued to the new lawyers. Your solicitor ideally should be on the mortgage company panel to avoid added fees and frustration. That should be your first question of the new conveyancers. Our search tool will help you find a lender approved lawyer for your home move in East Finchley

Our sealed bid on house in East Finchley was agreed to, but there is a chain. The owners have put an offer on a flat, however it’s not yet agreed to, and has viewings of other properties booked. I have selected a nearby conveyancing solicitor in East Finchley. What should be my next step? At what point should I apply for the mortgage with UBS?

It is usual to have anxieties where there is a chain as you are unlikely to want to be too out of pocket too early (mortgage application is approx £1k, then survey, East Finchley conveyancing search charges, etc). First, you must check that your lawyer is on the UBS approved list. Regarding the next stages this very much dictated by the uniqueness of your transaction, desire for this property and on the state of the market. During a rising market many purchasers will apply for a home loan with UBS and arrange for the survey and only if it was satisfactory would they request their conveyancer to proceed with the conveyancing in East Finchley.

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Sample of conveyancing solicitors in East Finchley regulated by the SRA

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

  • Davidson Merali & Co, 23a Lyttelton Road, London, England, N2 0DN
  • Cree Godfrey & Wood, 28 High Road, London, N2 9PJ
  • S Hirsch & Co, Wohl Enterprise Hub, Finchley Central, London, N3 2BS
  • E J C Album Solicitors, Landmark House, 190 Willifield Way, London, NW11 6YA
  • Smc Law Limited, 314 Regents Park Road, London, N3 2JX

Commercial Conveyancing solicitors in East Finchley regulated by the SRA

The firms listed below are a small selection of solicitors in East Finchley with expertise in commercial conveyancing in East Finchley. This may include advice on re-mortgaging commercial property
  • Davidson Merali & Co, 23a Lyttelton Road, London, England, N2 0DN
  • Cree Godfrey & Wood, 28 High Road, London, N2 9PJ
  • S Hirsch & Co, Wohl Enterprise Hub, Finchley Central, London, N3 2BS
  • Temple Gate Solicitors, Dephna House, 24-26 Arcadia Avenue, Finchley Central, London, N3 2JU
  • E J C Album Solicitors, Landmark House, 190 Willifield Way, London, NW11 6YA

Domestic Licensed Conveyancers in East Finchley regulated by the Council of Licensed Conveyancers

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

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

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