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  • 1 The mark of a good conveyancing solicitor in Hampstead is quality not quantity. The level of service offered by conveyancing "factories" (sometimes 'recommended' by national chain estate agents) often falls short of the level of professionalism you will expect.
  • 2 Lawyer conveyancing lawyers have extremely good personal connections with Hampstead estate agents and work very closely with them and local surveyors so as to ensure transactions proceed expeditiously.
  • 3 Our site offers largest domestic conveyancing directory listing bank approved law firms conducting conveyancing in Hampstead regulated by the SRA or CLC.
  • 4 No matter what any other solicitors advise it could be necessary to pop into your lawyer to sign legal papers. Too many 3rd parties are already engaged in a house sale without having to include the postman into the equation.
  • 5 Firms accustomed to conveyancing in Hampstead are familiar with the local issues peculiar to Hampstead and therefore you may benefit from better guidance and expeditious conveyancing.

Examples of recent conveyancing in Hampstead since August 2021*

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Hampstead

What will a local search reveal regarding the house my wife and I purchasing in Hampstead?

Hampstead conveyancing often starts with the submitting local authority searches directly from your local Authority or via a personal search organisations for example Searches UK The local search plays a central part in many a Hampstead conveyancing purchase; that is if you don’t want any unpleasant once you have moved into your property. The search should provide 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 sections.

Have completed on a a semi-detached house in Hampstead , What is the estimated time for the Land Registry to register the transfer to my name? My Hampstead conveyancing solicitor works at snail pace, so I want to check that my name is registered.

As far as conveyancing in Hampstead is concerned, registration is no faster or slower than the rest of England and Wales. Rather than based on location, timescales can differ depending on who lodges the application, whether it is in order and if the Land registry must send notices to any third persons or bodies. As of today in the region of 80% of submission are fully addressed in less than three weeks but some can be subject to protracted delays. Registration occurs once the purchaser has moved in to the premises so an expedited registration is not usually primary concern yet if there is a degree of urgency associated with the registration then you or your solicitor must communicate with the Registry to express the reasoning for the application to be prioritised.

The estate agent has sent us the confirmation of our purchase of a new build flat in Hampstead. 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 selection of leasehold new build enquiries that you can expect your new-build leasehold conveyancing in Hampstead

    Where service of notices and proceedings can be at the property demised please confirm that this can be amended to include simultaneous services at the Lessees’ solicitors’ offices where the Lessee from time to time is not resident in the UK - such solicitors may be varied by notice in writing to the Landlord from time to time but otherwise will be as previously specified. If there are lifts in the building, please confirm that the owners of flats on the ground and basement floors will not be required to contribute towards the cost of maintenance and renewal. Investor purchasers must be able to freely grant unsecured tenancies at market rents without requiring any consents. Has the Lease plan been approved by the Land Registry and if not when will they be lodged for this purpose?

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At this site receive an accurate costs illustration via a Solicitor or Licensed Conveyancer that has a full understanding of the nuances for your conveyancing in Hampstead. Unlike many estate agents and many comparison sites we do not charge firms a fee if you choose them for your property ownership legalities in Hampstead

I only have Sixty One years remaining on my flat in Hampstead. I am keen to extend my lease but my landlord is absent. What are my options?

On the basis that you meet the appropriate requirements, under the Leasehold Reform, Housing and Urban Development Act 1993 you can submit an application to the County Court for an order to dispense with the service of the initial notice. This will enable the lease to be extended by the magistrate. However, you will be required to prove that you have done all that could be expected to find the landlord. On the whole a specialist would be useful to carry out a search and to produce a report to be used as proof that the landlord can not be located. It is advisable to get professional help from a property lawyer in relation to investigating the landlord’s absence and the application to the County Court covering Hampstead.

I have had difficulty in trying to purchase the freehold in Hampstead. Can the Leasehold Valuation Tribunal adjudicate on premiums?

You certainly can. We can put you in touch with a Hampstead conveyancing firm who can help.

An example of a Lease Extension matter before the tribunal for a Hampstead flat is Raised Ground Floor Flat 20 Fitzjohns Avenue in July 2014. the Tribunal decided that the premiums to be paid for new leases in respect of the Raised Ground Floor Flat and the First Floor Flat were to be calculated as: Raised Ground Floor: £765,175.14 First Floor: £601,617.77 This case was in relation to 2 flats. The number of years remaining on the existing lease(s) was 16.83 and 16.43.

Finally our conveyancing in Hampstead is set to complete this Friday, but the person I am purchasing from has asked to move out the next day at afternoon. Can I agree to such a plan?

You can't complete on a Saturday due to the bank systems are not working.

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Residential Landlord and Tenant Conveyancing solicitors in Hampstead

The firms listed below are a small selection of solicitors in Hampstead specialising in landlord and tenant law and on the regulations governing different types of tenancies. This could include advice on Leasehold Valuation Tribunal proceedings

  • Solomon Taylor & Shaw, 3 Coach House Yard, Hampstead High Street, London, NW3 1QF
  • Streathers Highgate Llp, 1 Heath Street, Hampstead, London, London, NW3 6TP
  • Newtons, 22 Fitzjohns Avenue, London, NW3 5NB
  • Craig Solicitors, 74 Belsize Lane, London, Greater London, NW3 5BJ
  • Stringer Smith & Levett, 239a Finchley Road, London, NW3 6JB

Commercial Conveyancing solicitors in Hampstead regulated by the SRA

The list below is a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in Hampstead specialising in commercial conveyancing in Hampstead. This could include advice on commercial leases including all matters relating to landlord and tenant law
  • Solomon Taylor & Shaw, 3 Coach House Yard, Hampstead High Street, London, NW3 1QF
  • Streathers Highgate Llp, 1 Heath Street, Hampstead, London, London, NW3 6TP
  • Nathene And Co, 7 Redington Road, London, NW3 7QX
  • Newtons, 22 Fitzjohns Avenue, London, NW3 5NB
  • Stringer Smith & Levett, 239a Finchley Road, London, NW3 6JB

Planning law solicitors in Hampstead regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority

The list below is a small selection of solicitors in Hampstead practicing in planning law. The solicitors can give expert legal advice on all aspects of planning, including compulsory purchases in Hampstead
  • F S Garford, 26 Fairfax Place, London, NW6 4EH
  • Grower Freeman, Ivor House, 25-26 Ivor Place, London, NW1 6HR
  • Glovers Solicitors Llp, 6 York Street, London, W1U 6QD
  • Tuckers Solicitors Llp, 39 Warren Street, London, London, W1T 6AF
  • Streathers Solicitors Llp, 44 Baker Street, London, London, W1U 7AL

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

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