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Top reasons to use our service to assist you select a high street conveyancing solicitor in Gerrards Cross and Chalfont

  • 1 The Gerrards Cross and Chalfont conveyancing practitioners that are listed are committed to supplying the most cost, efficient and accessible conveyancing service to purchasers, sellers and investors in Gerrards Cross and Chalfont
  • 2 Solicitors that specialise in conveyancing in Gerrards Cross and Chalfont are familiar with the local issues specific to Gerrards Cross and Chalfont and therefore you may benefit from better guidance and faster conveyancing.
  • 3 Gerrards Cross and Chalfont conveyancing lawyers will have connections at the local Land Registry Office, Local Authority and selling agents
  • 4 Experience means that Gerrards Cross and Chalfont solicitor have established excellent connections with Gerrards Cross and Chalfont local estate agents, banks, building societies, landlords and house builders enabling them to liaise at speed with all concerned in the process of undertaking your home move in Gerrards Cross and Chalfont.
  • 5 Gerrards Cross and Chalfont solicitor are the linchpin to a successful Gerrards Cross and Chalfont home move, keeping the process under control. They are on your side throughout, offering dedicated advice for the duration of your move

Examples of recent conveyancing in Gerrards Cross and Chalfont since October 2020*

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Gerrards Cross and Chalfont

Would the conveyancing lawyers identified through your search tool conduct auction conveyancing in Gerrards Cross and Chalfont?

We know of a number of niche solicitors we can connect you with those specialising in auction conveyancing. Gerrards Cross and Chalfont is one of our areas of in which our lawyers are based.

This question may be naive but I am wet behind the ears as FTB of a garden flat in Gerrards Cross and Chalfont. Do I pick up the keys to the premises on the completion date from my conveyancer? If so, I will use a High Street conveyancing solicitor in Gerrards Cross and Chalfont?

On the day of completion you will not be required to attend the conveyancers office in Gerrards Cross and Chalfont. Your solicitors will transfer the completion advance to the vendor’s lawyers, and shortly after the monies have arrived, you will be called to pick up the keys from the property Agents and start moving into the property. This tends to happen between 1 and 3pm.

My father advised me that in buying a property in Gerrards Cross and Chalfont there could be a number of restrictions preventing external alterations to a property. Is this right?

There are a number of properties in Gerrards Cross and Chalfont which have some sort of restriction or requirement of consent to external alterations. Part of the conveyancing in Gerrards Cross and Chalfont should determine what restrictions are applicable and advising you as part of a ROT that should be sent to you.

Can I be sure that the Gerrards Cross and Chalfont conveyancing solicitor on the Nottingham panel is any good?

When it comes to conveyancing in Gerrards Cross and Chalfont obtaining recommendations is a sensible start. Before you go ahead, check if they offer a no sale no fee offer. Also, you often get what you pay for - a firm which quotes more, will often provide a better service than one which is cheap as chips. We would always recommend that you speak with the lawyer handling your conveyancing.

We are close to exchanging contracts on the sale of our home in Gerrards Cross and Chalfont and the buyers lawyers are claiming that there is a possibility that the property was constructed land that was not decontaminated. Any high street Gerrards Cross and Chalfont conveyancer would know that there is no such problem. For the life of me I don't know why the buyers are using a national conveyancing practice as opposed to a conveyancing solicitor in Gerrards Cross and Chalfont. We have lived in Gerrards Cross and Chalfont for 4 years we know of no issue. Do we get in touch with our local Authority to obtain clarification that the buyers are looking for.

It sounds as though you may have a conveyancing firm already. Are they able to advise? You must enquire of your lawyer before you do anything. It is very possible that once the local authority has been informed of a potential issue it cannot be insured against (a bit like being diagnosed with a serious illness and then taking out life insurance to cover that same sickness)

I have been on the look out for a ground for flat up to £305k and identified one close by in Gerrards Cross and Chalfont I like with open areas and station nearby, the downside is that it's only got 49 remaining years left on the lease. There is not much else in Gerrards Cross and Chalfont in this price bracket, so just wondered if I would be making a mistake purchasing a short lease?

Should you need a mortgage the remaining unexpired lease term will be problematic. Reduce the price by the anticipated lease extension will cost if it has not already been discounted. If the existing owner has owned the property for a minimum of twenty four months you can ask them to commence the lease extension formalities and then assign it to you. An additional ninety years can be extended on to the existing lease and have £0 ground rent by law. You should consult your conveyancing solicitor regarding this.

What makes your site different to other web based conveyancing solicitors for conveyancing in Gerrards Cross and Chalfont?

At this site secure a fixed fee quote from a Solicitor or Licensed Conveyancer that appreciates the issues of your conveyancing in Gerrards Cross and Chalfont. As opposed to estate agents and many comparison sites we do not operate commission deals with solicitors. A large number of agents and online brokers 'recommend' solicitors that pays the most commission, rather than the best value conveyancing in Gerrards Cross and Chalfont

Harry (my fiance) and I may need to rent out our Gerrards Cross and Chalfont ground floor flat temporarily due to a career opportunity. We instructed a Gerrards Cross and Chalfont conveyancing practice in 2003 but they have closed and we did not have the foresight to get any advice as to whether the lease permits subletting. How do we find out?

Notwithstanding that your previous Gerrards Cross and Chalfont conveyancing solicitor is no longer around you can check your lease to check if you are permitted to let out the premises. The rule is that if the lease is non-specific, subletting is allowed. There may be a precondition that you are obliged to seek permission via your landlord or some other party in advance of subletting. The net result is that you cannot sublet in the absence of first obtaining permission. Such consent should not be unreasonably turned down. If your lease prohibits you from letting out the property you should ask your landlord for their consent.

I have attempted and failed to negotiate with my landlord for a lease extension without success. Can one make an application to the Leasehold Valuation Tribunal? Can you recommend a Gerrards Cross and Chalfont conveyancing firm to help?

You certainly can. We can put you in touch with a Gerrards Cross and Chalfont conveyancing firm who can help.

An example of a Lease Extension decision for a Gerrards Cross and Chalfont residence is Flats 8, 11 and 15 Craigmore Court 46 Murray Road in December 2013. The tribunal held that the price payable by the Applicant tenant of Flat 8 to acquire an extended lease shall be £26,438 plus £1 to the intermediate lessee . The tribunal held that the price payable by the Applicant tenants of Flat 11 to acquire an extended lease shall be £26,791 plus £1 to the intermediate lessee. The tribunal held that the price payable by the Applicant tenant of Flat 15 to acquire an extended lease shall be £26,638 plus £1 to the intermediate lessee . This case related to 3 flats. The number of years remaining on the existing lease(s) was 71 years.

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Sample of conveyancing solicitors in Gerrards Cross and Chalfont regulated by the SRA

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

  • B P Collins Llp, Collins House, 32-38 Station Road, Gerrards Cross, Buckinghamshire, SL9 8EL
  • B P Collins Trust Corporation Limited, Collins House, 32-38 Station Road, Gerrards Cross, Buckinghamshire, SL9 8EL
  • Knipe Woodhouse-smith, 145-147 High Street, Chalfont St. Peter, Gerrards Cross, Buckinghamshire, SL9 9QL
  • Frazine Johnson, Old Bank Chambers, 32 Station Parade, Denham, Uxbridge, Middlesex, UB9 5ET
  • Hilary Johnston, 7 Manor Farm Way, Seer Green, Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire, HP9 2YD

Planning law solicitors in Gerrards Cross and Chalfont regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority

The list below is a small selection of solicitors in Gerrards Cross and Chalfont practicing in planning law. The solicitors can give expert legal advice on all aspects of planning, including applications about listed buildings and conservation areas
  • Turbervilles, Hill House, 118 High Street, Uxbridge, Middlesex, UB8 1JT
  • Iliffes Booth Bennett, Capital Court, 30 Windsor Street, Uxbridge, Middlesex, UB8 1AB

What to expect from a Licensed Conveyancer for conveyancing in Gerrards Cross and Chalfont?

Licensed Conveyancers specialise in the legalities surrounding buying and selling property and cover conveyancing countrywide not just Gerrards Cross and Chalfont. If instructing a Licensed Conveyancer governed by the CLC, you can expect:
  • Enjoy the benefit of an honest and lawful service.
  • Have a high standard of legal services.
  • Have your transaction dealt with using care, skill and legal know-how.
  • Be supplied with a high standard of service due to your lawyer’s arrangements, resources, procedures, skills and commitment.
  • Receive a service which is accessible and responsive to your individual needs.
  • Not feel discriminated against, victimised or harassed.
  • To receive the standard you could expect, however, if you do your lawyer accepts responsibility for this and provides you with any appropriate redress.
  • Have your specific needs taken into account should you make a complaint.
  • Enjoy the benefit of a speedy, impartial and comprehensive service if if a complaint is made about your conveyancing in Gerrards Cross and Chalfont.

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