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Cheap conveyancing in Edgware does not necessarily mean low quality - but the odds are stacked against you

Edgware Conveyancing Statistics*

  • 1 Percentage of leasehold conveyancing purchases in Edgware is 20% where there is a share in the management company or freehold company
  • 2 Average time from start to moving day was 47 days for conveyancing in Edgware
  • 3 The most common indemnity insurance policies for Edgware conveyancing is Chancel
  • 4 Average Land Registry Fee for this year to date was £540
  • 5 August was the busiest month and September was the next busiest month while November was the least busiest month of the year for conveyancing in Edgware

Examples of recent conveyancing in Edgware since January 2024*

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Edgware

My husband and I are looking to purchase a home in Edgware and are in fact using a Edgware conveyancing practice. Within the past 48 hours our lawyer has forwarded the sale agreement to be signed with a detailed report in anticipation of exchanging contracts shortly. Leeds Building Society have this afternoon contacted us to advise us that they have now hit a problem as our Edgware conveyancer is not on their approved list of lawyers. Is this a problem?

When purchasing a property with mortgage finance it is normal for the purchasers' solicitors to also act for the purchaser's lender. In order to act for a bank or building society a law firm has to be on that lender's conveyancing panel. An application has to be made by the law firm to the lender to become a member of the lender's panel and there are increasingly strict criteria which the firm has to satisfy and indeed some lenders now require their panel members to be part of the Law Society’s Conveyancing Accreditation Scheme. Your solicitor should contact your mortgage company and see if they can apply for membership of their conveyancing panel, but if that is not viable they will instruct their own lawyers to represent them. You don't have to instruct a firm on the bank's conveyancing panel as you are at liberty to use your preferred Edgware lawyers, in which case it will likely add costs, and it will likely delay the transaction as you are adding another lawyer into the mix.

We are a couple about to sign contracts for a garden flat in Edgware. We encountered a stumbling block. Our loan offer with Norwich and Peterborough Building Society runs out on 10/6/2024 but the owners are putting forward a completion date of 12/6/2024. Is it possible to extend the mortgage expiry date?

The person best placed to deal with your question is your lawyer who should calculate whether he or she is should be discussing with the lender, seller’s lawyers, estate agents or conceivably all three taking into account the history of your transaction as of today.

I own a freehold premises in Edgware but still charged rent, why is this and what is this?

It’s unusual for properties in Edgware and has limited impact for conveyancing in Edgware but some freehold properties in England (particularly common in North West England) pay an annual sum known as a Chief Rent or a Rentcharge to a third party who has no other legal interest in the land.

Rentcharge payments are usually between £2.00 and £5.00 per year. Rentcharges have existed for hundreds of years, but the Rent Charge Act 1977 barred the generation of new rentcharges post 1977.

Old rentcharges can now be redeemed by making a lump sum payment under the Act. Any rentcharges that are still in existence in 2037 will be extinguished.

I am buying a new build flat in Edgware. Conveyancing is daunting at the best of times but I have never purchased a new build flat before. Can you give me some examples of some of the questions asked in new build legal work.

Set out below are examples of a selection of leasehold new build questions that you should expect your new-build leasehold conveyancing in Edgware

    Will the freehold then be transferred for a nominal consideration (not exceeding £100) to the Management Company? The Lease must contain a provision on behalf of the Vendor to pay the service charges in respect of unoccupied units in order to ensure that all services can be provided. Where there is an Undertaking being granted there is the risk of forfeiture of the Headlease subject to relief if one or more of the Underlessees are willing to accept the original Head Lessee’s obligations as otherwise relief will be denied to the Underlessees. The only alternatives are the Head Lessor agreeing not to forfeit the Headlease or the Head Lessee guaranteeing to the Underlessees that it will not be in breach of the Headlease. Forfeiture - bankruptcy or liquidation must not apply under this provision.

I need to instruct a conveyancing solicitor for sale conveyancing in Edgware. I happened to stumble upon a web site which seems to have the ideal answer If it is possible to get all the legals completed via email that would be preferable. Do I need to be concerned? What are the potential pitfalls?

As usual with these online conveyancers you need to read ALL the small print - did you notice the extra charge for dealing with the mortgage?

Is there a difference between surveying and conveyancing in Edgware?

Conveyancing - in Edgware or anywhere in England and Wales - is the process of legally transferring legal title of property from one person to another. It therefore includes the investigation of the title. Whether buying or selling, you should be aware of anything affecting the property such as proposals by government departments, illegal buildings, or outstanding rates. The conveyancer should conduct the appropriate searches and inquiries on the property. Surveying relates to the structure of a property itself. A surveyor will look at a house, flat and any outbuildings you’re intending to buy and will help you discover the condition of the building and, if there are problems, give you leverage for reducing the price down or asking the vendor to fix the defects prior to you move in.

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Residential Landlord and Tenant Conveyancing solicitors in Edgware

The list below is a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in Edgware specialising in landlord and tenant law and on the regulations governing different types of tenancies. This should include advice on Claims for damages for illegal

  • Landlord Action Limited, Concorde House, Grenville Place, London, NW7 3SA
  • Verdant Solicitors, 309 Hale Lane, Edgware, Middlesex, HA8 7AX
  • A & A Solicitors Llp, Highview House, 165-167 Station Road, Edgware, Middlesex, HA8 7JU
  • Moerans, 123 Station Road, Edgware, Middlesex, HA8 7JR
  • Cadem Hope Limited, 4a The Broadway, Mill Hill, London, NW7 3LL

Domestic Licensed Conveyancers in Edgware regulated by the CLC

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

Planning law solicitors in Edgware regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority

The list below is a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in Edgware with expertise in planning law. The solicitors can give expert legal advice on all aspects of planning, including development on contaminated land
  • Moerans, 123 Station Road, Edgware, Middlesex, HA8 7JR
  • Yugin & Partners, Jubilee House, Merrion Avenue, Stanmore, Middlesex, HA7 4RY
  • Ellistons Slp Solicitors Limited, 51-53 The Broadway, Stanmore, Middlesex, HA7 4DJ
  • Pindoria Solicitors Limited, 1st Floor, 502 Honeypot Lane, Stanmore, Middlesex, HA7 1JR
  • Barnett Alexander Conway Ingram Llp, Sovereign House, 1 Albert Place, Ballards Lane, London, N3 1QB

Neighboring Locations

Borehamwood
Edgwarebury
Edgware
Burnt Oak
The Hale
Grahame Park

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

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