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Reasons to use our Elm Park conveyancing solicitors

  • 1 Retaining the services of a high street Solicitor in the main means that you will receive a more personal touch. Online forums bear testimony to the idea that in choosing a large conveyancing firm, your transaction is handled by a team of people who who update you by determining whether the ‘computers says no’.
  • 2 This site is the only site offering you the facility to ensure that your property ownership legalities in Elm Park will be conducted by a conveyancer on your lender’s conveyancing panel.
  • 3 Elm Park lawyer are the linchpin to a successful Elm Park conveyancing experience, keeping the process under control. They are on your side throughout, offering dedicated advice for the duration of your move
  • 4 Firms accustomed to conveyancing in Elm Park are familiar with the local issues specific to Elm Park and therefore you may benefit from better guidance and expeditious conveyancing.
  • 5 Notwithstanding what alternative solicitors tell you it could be important to visit your solicitor to execute documents. Too many 3rd parties are already engaged in a house sale without having to include the postman into the pot.

Examples of recent conveyancing in Elm Park since February 2024*

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Elm Park

When can the exchange of contracts happen for sale conveyancing in Elm Park and do I need to attend the lawyers branch?

Where you are local to one of the conveyancing solicitors in Elm Park you are welcome to attend to sign contracts. However, the firms we work with provide a national conveyancing service and provide just as comprehensive and professional a job for you when communicating with you digitally. The executing of the contract is not the point of no return. Signing on the dotted line is necessary for the firm to officially exchange at the suitable time, which is ordinarily shortly after signing. The exchange process is nowadays normally dealt with by telephone and can be very rapid, although where a lengthy "chain" is in play, since the process requires the relevant party's solicitor (not necessarily a conveyancing solicitor in Elm Park)to be in the office at the appropriate time.

Will my conveyancing lawyers need to check that the building insurance when buying a house in Elm Park. My lender is Accord Mortgages

Accord Mortgages have specific requirements as set out in the UK Finance Lenders’ Handbook. As of 8/5/2024, the requirements read as follows :

We are planning to move home in August. Should my conveyancing solicitor communicate with the removal company on the completion day. As an aside, can you put forward a removal company in Elm Park. Conveyancing firm was organised prior to coming across this site.

On the day of completion you can pick up the house keys from the selling agent however this should only occur after the sellers solicitors advise the agent that they acknowledge receipt of the completion payment and the keys can be released. After that you will need to advise the removal company that they can start moving you in. We are not in a position to recommend a particular removal company but can help you choose a conveyancing in Elm Park or a firm with expertise in conveyancing in Elm Park.

Is it correct that all Elm Park CQS (Conveyancing Quality Scheme) solicitors are on the Principality conveyancing panel?

It is true that some lenders now utilise CQS as the kick off point for Panel approval such as HSBC and Santander. CQS accreditation however gives no guarantee to lender panel acceptance. Nevertheless,the Council of Mortgage Lenders have indicated that it is likely to become a pre-requisite for solicitors wishing to join their panels.

After months of negotiation I have agreed a price on an apartment in Elm Park. My mortgage broker pressured me to appoint their lawyer. I paid an advanced payment of £175. Not long after, the property lawyer contacted me to say that they were not on the HSBC conveyancing panel. Am I right in thinking that I should be due a refund?

You should be able to recover this from the law firm if they were not on the HSBC panel. They should have asked at the outset which lender you were obtaining a mortgage with. An important lesson to readers of this site is to check that the lawyers are on the appropriate lender panel.

What does a local search inform me concerning the house I am purchasing in Elm Park?

Elm Park conveyancing often commences with the submitting local authority searches directly from your local Authority or via a personal search company for instance PSG The local search plays a central role in most Elm Park conveyancing purchase; that is if you don’t want any unpleasant once you have moved into your property. The search should reveal information on, amongst other things, details on planning applications relevant 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 13 topic areas.

I am buying a new build flat in Elm Park. Conveyancing is necessary evil 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.

Here is a sample of a few leasehold new build enquiries that you may expect your new-build leasehold conveyancing in Elm Park

    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. Please supply a car parking plan. Please confirm the Lease plans are architect prepared. Forfeiture - bankruptcy or liquidation must not apply under this provision. The Vendor must covenant to keep unoccupied units in good repair until long leases are granted therefore.

I have been sourcing a conveyancing lawyer in Elm Park for my remortgage. Is there any facility to see a solicitor's complaints history with the legal regulator?

You can review documented Solicitor Regulator Association (SRA) determinations arising from investigations started on or after 1 January 2008. Go to Check a solicitor's record. For details Pre 2008, or to check a firm's record, telephone 0870 606 2555, 08.00 - 18.00 Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and 09.30 - 18.00 Tuesday. For non-uk callers, dial +44 (0)121 329 6800. The regulator could monitor telephone calls for training requirements.

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Sample of conveyancing solicitors in Elm Park regulated by the SRA

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

  • Moss & Coleman, 170-180 High Street, Hornchurch, Essex, RM12 6JP
  • Sackvilles, 135 High Street, Hornchurch, Essex, RM11 3YJ
  • Meadows & Moran, 153-159 South Street, Romford, Essex, RM1 1PL
  • Just Ask Solicitors Limited, 109 Victoria Road, Romford, Essex, RM1 2LX
  • Kenneth Elliott And Rowe Llp, Enterprise House, 18 Eastern Road, Romford, Essex, RM1 3PJ

Residential Landlord and Tenant Conveyancing solicitors in Elm Park

The firms listed below are a small selection of solicitors in Elm Park practicing in landlord and tenant law and on the regulations governing different types of tenancies. This may include advice on wrongful eviction

  • Moss & Coleman, 170-180 High Street, Hornchurch, Essex, RM12 6JP
  • Sackvilles, 135 High Street, Hornchurch, Essex, RM11 3YJ
  • Meadows & Moran, 153-159 South Street, Romford, Essex, RM1 1PL
  • Kenneth Elliott And Rowe Llp, Enterprise House, 18 Eastern Road, Romford, Essex, RM1 3PJ
  • Kenneth Elliott & Rowe, Enterprise House, 18 Eastern Road, Romford, Essex, RM1 3PJ

Commercial Conveyancing solicitors in Elm Park regulated by the SRA

The list below is a small selection of solicitors in Elm Park with expertise in commercial conveyancing in Elm Park. This should include advice on commercial leases including all matters relating to landlord and tenant law
  • Moss & Coleman, 170-180 High Street, Hornchurch, Essex, RM12 6JP
  • Sackvilles, 135 High Street, Hornchurch, Essex, RM11 3YJ
  • Meadows & Moran, 153-159 South Street, Romford, Essex, RM1 1PL
  • Just Ask Solicitors Limited, 109 Victoria Road, Romford, Essex, RM1 2LX
  • Kenneth Elliott And Rowe Llp, Enterprise House, 18 Eastern Road, Romford, Essex, RM1 3PJ

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

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