We note that you have a post code search directory listing firms on the Santander conveyancing panel. Do firms pay you a commission if I instruct them for our conveyancing in Fitzrovia?
We are a listing service only for law firms wishing to communicate if they are on the Santander conveyancing panel or other lender panels. We do not charge referral fees to any conveyancer that you subsequently appoint for your conveyancing in Fitzrovia.
I used Stirling Law several years past for my conveyancing in Fitzrovia. I now require my papers however the law firm is no longer operating. What do I do?
You should call the Solicitors Regulatory Authority (SRA) to help locate your conveyancing files. They can be contacted on please contact on 0870 606 2555. Alternatively, you should use their online form to make an enquiry. You will need to provide the SRA with as much information as possible to assist their search, including the name and address in Fitzrovia of the conveyancing firm of solicitors you previously retained, the name of conveyancing solicitor with whom you had dealings, and the date on which you last had dealings with the firm.
I am looking for a flat up to £195,000 and found one near me in Fitzrovia I like with amenity areas and transport links in the vicinity, however it's only got 49 years on the lease. I can't really find anything else in Fitzrovia suitable, so just wondered if I would be making a grave error acquiring a short lease?
Should you need a mortgage the remaining unexpired lease term will be problematic. Reduce the offer by the anticipated lease extension will cost if not already taken into account. If the current proprietor has owned the property for at least twenty four months you could ask them to commence the lease extension formalities and pass it to you. You can add 90 years to the existing lease term with a zero ground rent applied. You should speak to your conveyancing lawyer concerning this matter.
I'm converting the mortgage on my primary house to a buy to let mortgage with Virgin Money and intend to use the remaining equity as a deposit on a second house. The neighborhood we are talking about is Fitzrovia. Will your lawyers be able to act for both sets of mortgage companies and link together the transactions?
Make use of our search tool on this page to check that the solicitors are on the relevant lender panels. Assuming that they are the lawyer will be able to simultaneously deal with the two deals but you should have a chat with you lawyer and communicate your expectations and requirements.
Due to complete next month on a ground floor flat in Fitzrovia. Conveyancing solicitors have said that they will have a report out to me within the next couple of days. Are there areas in the report that I should be focusing on?
Your report on title for your leasehold conveyancing in Fitzrovia should include some of the following:
Where does the liability rest for repairing the window frames specifics of the parties to the lease, for instance these could be the leaseholder, head lessor, landlord Does the lease prevent you from letting out the property, or working from home An explanation as to the provision in the lease to to contribute towards maintenance costs - in relation to the building, and the wider rights a leaseholder has It needs to be made clear to you whether the lease permits you to change or improve aspects of the flat- you must know whether any restrictions relates to all alterations or just structural alteration, and whether licences for alterations is required
I have attempted and failed to negotiate with my landlord for a lease extension without getting anywhere. Can the Leasehold Valuation Tribunal adjudicate on such issues? Can you recommend a Fitzrovia conveyancing firm to represent me?
Where there is a absentee freeholder or if there is dispute about the premium for a lease extension, under the Leasehold Reform, Housing and Urban Development Act 1993 it is possible to make an application to the LVT to determine the premium.
An example of a Freehold Enfranchisement decision for a Fitzrovia residence is 20 Avonwick Road in July 2013. The Tribunal was dealing with an application under Section 26 of the Leasehold Reform Housing and Urban Development Act 1993 for a determination of the freehold value of the property. It was concluded that the price to be paid was Fifteen Thousand Nine Hundred and Seventy (£15,970) divided as to £8,200 for Flat 20 and £7,770 for Flat 20A This case affected 1 flat. The unexpired term as at the valuation date was 73.26 years.
Can you shed any light on the nature of conveyancing done by Fitzrovia conveyancing companies?
On the whole Fitzrovia conveyancing solicitors manage to carry out a broad spectrum of services to home and land proprietors, vendors, investors, landlords and tenants assistingwith some of the following:
Residential sale conveyancing in Fitzrovia and throughout the rest of the country
Private residential purchase conveyancing in Fitzrovia and beyond
Adverse Possession claims where you are occupying an area of land adjacent to your property and using this as your own - advise on the potential for making a claim to ownership of that land lifetime mortgages and equity release conveyancing Leasehold and freehold schemes for new build and conversion projects Council House Right-to-Buy Scheme