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Main reasons to use our service to help you select a local conveyancing solicitor in Hadley Wood

  • 1 The accumulation of transactions means that Hadley Wood property lawyer have developed excellent connections with Hadley Wood local estate agents, banks, building societies, landlords and house builders enabling them to liaise at speed with all concerned in the process of dealing with your house sale or purchase in Hadley Wood.
  • 2 This site is the first site that enables you the facility to ensure that your property ownership legalities in Hadley Wood will be carried out by a conveyancer on your mortgage lender’s conveyancing panel.
  • 3 Excellent communication and a wealth of experience are key benefits that you should seek when choosing conveyancing solicitors. Hadley Wood conveyancing can become significantly more protracted as a result of poor communication between all the parties. The lawyers we work with endeavour to make sure that the lines of communication are open and act on arising issues and developments expeditiously.
  • 4 There is a better than average chance that the other side’s solicitors are located in Hadley Wood - if so both parties will be on good working terms
  • 5 The hallmark of our conveyancing solicitors in Hadley Wood is quality not quantity. The level of service offered by conveyancing "factories" (sometimes 'recommended' by large estate agency chains) often falls short of the high standards of professionalism you would hope for.

Examples of recent conveyancing in Hadley Wood since October 2021*

Sale

of terraced property, Haslemere Avenue, EN4 8EZ completing on 18/10/2021 at a price of £600,000. The legal transfer of property incorporates some of the following tasks: sending the transfer to the seller for signature in readiness for completion, obtaining official copies of the title, agreeing completion date with parties

Sale

of terraced residence, Burleigh Gardens, N14 5AG completing on 08/10/2021 at a price of £810,000. The legal transfer of property included amongst the various tasks: dealing with appropriate requisitions and enquiries, agreeing completion date with parties, preparing statement detailing charges

Sale

of house property, Lincoln Avenue, N14 7LJ completing on 08/10/2021 at a price of £610,000. The conveyancing process included amongst the various tasks: dealing with appropriate requisitions and enquiries, preparing statement detailing charges, sending title deeds and executed transfer to purchaser’s lawyers

Disposal

of house premises, Sadlers Close, WD6 2ST completing on 15/10/2021 at a price of £451,000. The conveyancing process included amongst the various tasks: drafting the sale agreement and Transfer, dealing with appropriate requisitions and enquiries, preparing statement detailing charges

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Hadley Wood

I am progressing with the sale of my maisonette in Hadley Wood and the EA has just text me to advise that the purchasers are swapping law firm. I am told that this is due to the fact that the lender will only work with property lawyers on their approved list. On what basis would a major mortgage company only work with certain lawyers rather the firm that they want to select to handle their conveyancing in Hadley Wood ?

Lenders have always had panels of law firms that can act for them, but in the last few years big names such as Nationwide, have reviewed and reduced their conveyancing panel– in some cases removing conveyancing firms who have acted for them for more than 15 years.

Lending institutions point to the increase in fraud as the reason for the cull – criteria have been stiffened as a smaller panel is easier to oversee. Banks tend not to disclose how many solicitors have been dropped, claiming the information is commercially sensitive, but the Law Society says it is being contacted daily by practices that have been removed from panels. Plenty of firms are unaware that they have been dropped until contacted by a borrower who has instructed them as might be the situation in your buyers' case. Your buyers are not going to have any sway in the decision.

I had a mortgage agreed in principle with Bank of Ireland. Hadley Wood conveyancing lawyers have been selected. How long does it take for Bank of Ireland to forward the offer to the conveyancing practitioner?

There is no definitive answer here. Have Bank of Ireland conducted the valuation? Have you informed Bank of Ireland as to your lawyers' details and checked that your lawyers are on the Bank of Ireland conveyancing panel? Sometimes it can take as long as six weeks for a mortgage offer to be issued.

It is unclear whether my lender requires a lease extension. I have called my Hadley Wood building society branch on numerous occasions and was told it does not affect the mortgage offer and they will lend. My Hadley Wood conveyancing solicitor - who is on the bank conveyancing panel- telephoned and was told they would not lend based on their published requirements. I have no idea who is right.

Your lawyer must follow the Council of Mortgage Lenders’ Handbook Part 2 specifications for your bank. Unless your lawyer obtains specific confirmation in writing that the lender will go ahead, your lawyer has no choice but to refrain from exchanging contract and committing you to the purchase. We would suggest that you ask the lender to contact your lawyer in writing confirming that they will accept the number of years remaining.

My offer on a semi in Hadley Wood has been agreed to, the vendors do however have a connected purchase. The owners have offered on on an apartment, but it’s not been accepted yet, and are looking at other apartments booked. I have selected a bricks and mortar conveyancing solicitor in Hadley Wood. What should be my next step? At what stage should I apply for the mortgage with Bank of Ireland?

It is understandable to have concerns where there is a chain as you are unlikely to want to incur expenses prematurely (home loan application is approx £1k, then survey, Hadley Wood conveyancing search fees, etc). First, you must check that your lawyer is on the Bank of Ireland conveyancing panel. Regarding the next stages this very much dictated by the circumstances of your case, attraction to this property and on the state of the market. In a buoyant market some buyers will apply for the mortgage with Bank of Ireland and arrange for the valuation and only if it comes back ok would they ask their conveyancer to proceed with the conveyancing in Hadley Wood.

I have recentlybecome aware that Stirling Law have been shut down. They carried out my conveyancing in Hadley Wood for a purchase of a freehold house 12 months ago. How can I be sure that the property is not still registered in the name of the previous owner?

The quickest method to check if the premises is registered to you, you can carry out a search of the land registry (£3.00). You can either do this yourself or ask a law firm to do this for you. If you are not registered you can seek help from one of a number of Hadley Wood conveyancing specialists.

I am selling my house. My former lawyers closed down. It would be helpful to have a recommendation of a conveyancing firm. Im based in Hadley Wood if that affects matters.

Do use our search tool to help you find a solicitor for your conveyancing in Hadley Wood. We have connected thousands of home buyers and sellers with lender approved solicitors to ensure that the legalities of their house move goes smoothly.

As co-executor for the estate of my uncle I am selling a property in Swansea but live in Hadley Wood. My lawyer (who is 235 kilometers awayhas requested that I sign a stat dec before the transaction finalising. Can you recommend a conveyancing solicitor in Hadley Wood who can witness this legal document for me?

strictly speaking you are unlikely to be required to have the documents witnessed by a conveyancing solicitor. Normally any notary public or solicitor will do regardless of whether they are Hadley Wood based

Our conveyancer has advised that he intends to complete and exchange simultaneously on the sale of our £375,000 maisonette in Hadley Wood on Friday in a week. The management company has quoted £348 for Certificate of Compliance, building insurance schedule and 3 years statements of service charge. Is it legal for a freeholder to charge exorbitant fees for a flat conveyance in Hadley Wood?

Hadley Wood conveyancing on leasehold apartments often necessitates the buyer’s lawyer submitting enquiries for the landlord to address. Although the landlord is under no legal obligation to address such questions the majority will be willing to do so. They are at liberty to invoice a reasonable administration fee for responding to enquiries or supplying documentation. There is no set fee. The average fee for the information that you are referring to is £350, in some cases it is above £800. The administration charge demanded by the landlord must be sent together with a summary of entitlements and obligations in respect of administration charges, otherwise the invoice is technically not due. Reality however dictates that you have no option but to pay whatever is requested of you should you wish to complete the sale of your home.

I have tried to negotiate informally with with my landlord to extend my lease without any joy. Can a leaseholder apply to the Leasehold Valuation Tribunal? Can you recommend a Hadley Wood conveyancing firm to help?

Most definitely. We can put you in touch with a Hadley Wood conveyancing firm who can help.

An example of a Lease Extension decision for a Hadley Wood premises is Flat 2 2 Netherfield Road in April 2010. The Tribunale held that premium payable for a 90 year extension to the existing Lease should be £7,705. This case affected 1 flat. The unexpired residue of the current lease was 76 years.

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Sample of conveyancing solicitors in Hadley Wood regulated by the SRA

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

  • Howard Schneider Spiro Steele, Constable House, 5 Bulwer Road, Barnet, Hertfordshire, EN5 5JD
  • Peter Brown & Co Solicitors Llp, Ground & First Floor, Comer House, 19 Station Road, New Barnet, Hertfordshire, EN5 1QJ
  • Macrory Ward, 27 Station Road, New Barnet, Barnet, Hertfordshire, EN5 1PH
  • P W Moody, 25 Station Road, New Barnet, Barnet, Hertfordshire, EN5 1PH
  • Frederick Rine Solicitors, Hadley House, 17 Park Road, High Barnet, Hertfordshire, EN5 5RY

Commercial Conveyancing solicitors in Hadley Wood regulated by the SRA

The list below is a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in Hadley Wood specialising in commercial conveyancing in Hadley Wood. This should include advice on taking a commercial lease as a tenant
  • Howard Schneider Spiro Steele, Constable House, 5 Bulwer Road, Barnet, Hertfordshire, EN5 5JD
  • Peter Brown & Co Solicitors Llp, Ground & First Floor, Comer House, 19 Station Road, New Barnet, Hertfordshire, EN5 1QJ
  • Macrory Ward, 27 Station Road, New Barnet, Barnet, Hertfordshire, EN5 1PH
  • Tarbox Robinson & Partners, 159 High Street, Barnet, Herts, EN5 5SU
  • Steven Dean Magac & Co, 159 High Street, Barnet, Hertfordshire, EN5 5SU

Planning law solicitors in Hadley Wood regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority

The list below is a small selection of solicitors in Hadley Wood specialising in planning law. The solicitors can give expert legal advice on all aspects of planning, including planning applications and appeals
  • Vanderpump & Sykes Llp, Lough Point, 2 Gladbeck Way, Enfield, Middlesex, EN2 7JA
  • Barnett Alexander Conway Ingram Llp, Sovereign House, 1 Albert Place, Ballards Lane, London, N3 1QB
  • Stuart & Co, 285 Fore Street, London, London, N9 0PD
  • Moerans, 123 Station Road, Edgware, Middlesex, HA8 7JR
  • Sal & Co Solicitors Limited, 191 Angel Place, Fore Street, Edmonton, London, England, N18 2UD

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

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