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Reasons to use our Harold Wood conveyancing solicitors

  • 1 Firms accustomed to conveyancing in Harold Wood are familiar with the local concerns specific to Harold Wood and therefore you may benefit from better advice and expeditious conveyancing.
  • 2 No matter what any alternative lawyers say it could be necessary to attend your conveyancer to execute documents. There are various parties with with an interest in a conveyancing transaction without needing to include the postman into the equation.
  • 3 This site is the only site offering you the ability to ensure that your property ownership legalities in Harold Wood will be carried out by a conveyancer on your lender’s approved panel.
  • 4 Property lawyer conveyancing solicitors have excellent personal links with Harold Wood estate agents and work very closely with them and local surveyors so as to ensure transactions proceed expeditiously.
  • 5 Harold Wood property lawyers are likely to be familiar with the local Land Registry Office, Local Authority and property agents

Examples of recent conveyancing in Harold Wood since March 2022*

Transfer

of semi-detached residence, James Close, RM2 5UD completing on 18/03/2022 at a price of £495,000. The legal transfer of property included amongst the various tasks: sending the transfer to the seller for execution in preparation for completion, preparing statement detailing charges, sending title deeds and executed transfer to purchaser’s solicitor

Sale

of semi residence, Mill Park Avenue, RM12 6HA completing on 21/03/2022 at a price of £720,000. The legal transfer of property included amongst the various tasks: drafting the sale agreement and Transfer, sending conveyancing papers to buyers representatives, sending title deeds and executed transfer to buyer’s conveyancer

Sale

of terraced property, Park Drive, RM1 4LJ completing on 18/03/2022 at a price of £485,000. The legal transfer of property included amongst the various tasks: drafting the sale agreement and Transfer, securing official copies of the title, preparing statement detailing charges

Transfer

of detached residence property, Marlborough Gardens, RM14 1SG completing on 18/03/2022 at a price of £749,995. The conveyancing process incorporates some of the following tasks: dealing with appropriate requisitions and enquiries, taking formal instructions from and updating the seller client, agreeing completion date with parties

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Harold Wood

As someone unfamiliar with the Harold Wood conveyancing process what’s your top tip you can give me concerning the home moving process in Harold Wood

You may not hear this from too many lawyers but conveyancing in Harold Wood or throughout England and Wales is often a confrontational process. In other words, when it comes to conveyancing there is plenty of opportunity for confrontation between you and others involved in the legal transfer of property. E.g., the vendor, estate agent and sometimes the bank. Appointing a lawyer for your conveyancing in Harold Wood an important selection as your conveyancer is your adviser, and is the ONLY person in the legal process whose interest is to look after your best interests and to keep you safe.

On occasion a potential adversary may try and persuade you that it is in your interests to do things their way. For example, the estate agent may claim to be helping by suggesting your conveyancer is wrong. Or your mortgage broker may advise you to do take action that is contrary to your conveyancers guidance. You should always trust your lawyer above all other parties in the home moving process.

My bid for a property was accepted at auction in Harold Wood. Conveyancing is required. What is next?

Now that you are to in every practical sense signed on the dotted line you now have to appoint a conveyancing solicitor as a matter of urgency as you now have a pending deadline in which to complete the purchase. All auction property will have a bespoke legal set of papers. This will likely include evidence of title and search results. If you have purchased leasehold property the auction papers should provide a copy of the lease, management information and a sellers leasehold information form and associated conveyancing documentation relating to leasehold premises. You should give this to the conveyancer instructed by you ASAP. You also need to ensure that your finances are organised to complete on the date specified in the contract.

I have paid off my mortgage with Bank of Ireland. I assume I don't need a Harold Wood lawyer on the Bank of Ireland panel to discharge the mortgage at the Land Registry. Please confirm.

If you have finished paying off your Bank of Ireland mortgage, they may send you evidence showing that you have paid it off. Alternatively they may notify the Land Registry directly. The Land Registry need to see this evidence before they will remove the Bank of Ireland mortgage from the register. Bank of Ireland, and any evidence they send you, will determine the action you need to take. In cases where no conveyancer is acting for you and you have paid off your mortgage:

  1. but are not moving to another property
  2. where Bank of Ireland has sent the Land Registry the discharge electronically, and
  3. Bank of Ireland has instructed the Land Registry to do so
The Land Registry will send you a letter confirming that your Bank of Ireland mortgage has been paid off.

Completion of my remortgage has taken place for my property in Harold Wood. Conveyancing was a necessary evil but I would like to complain about the lender. Who do I contact should I wish to lodge a complaint?

Most banks and building societies have complaints procedures. Your first port of call should be one of the lender’s branches or the Customer Care Department at head office. In most cases complaints to a lender are resolved effectively and efficiently. If you feel the matter is not resolved you can write to Financial Ombudsman Service who will take matters further.

We are close to exchanging contracts on the sale of our house in Harold Wood and the buyers lawyers are claiming that there is a risk of it being constructed land that was not decontaminated. Any local conveyancer would know that there is no such problem. For the life of me I don't know why the buyers are using a factory type conveyancing outfit as opposed to a conveyancing solicitor in Harold Wood. Having lived in Harold Wood for 5 years we know of no issue. Is it a good idea to contact our local Authority to seek confirmation that there is no issue.

It would appear that you have a conveyancing solicitor currently acting for you. Are they able to advise? You should check with 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 ailment)

I'm buying a new build house in Harold Wood with a loan from Halifax. The sellers would not budge the price so I negotiated five thousand pounds worth of additionals instead. The estate agent suggested that I not to tell my lawyer about the side-deal as it may put at risk my mortgage with the lender. Is this normal?.

All lenders require a Disclosure of Incentives Form from the builder of any new build, converted or renovated property, It is available online from the Lenders’ Handbook page on the CML website. CML form is completed and handed to the lender's surveyor when the inspection is done.

Lenders have different policies on incentives. Some accept none at all, cash or physical, while others will accept cash incentives up to 5%.

Hard to understand why the representative of a builder would be suggesting you withold information from a solicitor when all this will be clearly visible on forms the builder has to supply to its solicitor, the buyer's solicitor and the surveyor.

We have reached the end of our tether in seeking a lease extension in Harold Wood. Can the Leasehold Valuation Tribunal adjudicate on premiums?

Absolutely. We can put you in touch with a Harold Wood conveyancing firm who can help.

An example of a Lease Extension case for a Harold Wood residence is 37 Lodge Court High Street in November 2013. the decision of the LVT was that the premium to be paid for the new lease was £25,559 This case related to 1 flat. The unexpired residue of the current lease was 57.5 years.

What makes a Harold Wood lease unmortgageable?

There is nothing unique about leasehold conveyancing in Harold Wood. Most leases are drafted differently and drafting errors can sometimes mean that certain sections are missing. The following missing provisions could result in a defective lease:

    Insurance obligations Service charge per centages that don't add up correctly leaving a shortfall

You will encounter difficulties when selling your property if you have a defective lease as they can affect a potential buyer’s ability to obtain a mortgage. Santander, The Mortgage Works, and Alliance & Leicester all have very detailed conveyancing instructions when it comes to what is expected in a lease. Where a lender has been advised by their lawyers that the lease is problematic they may refuse to grant the mortgage, forcing the purchaser to pull out.

It may have been a long time coming a loan agreement from a lender for the remortgage of my 3 bedroom garden flat is to be issued by the end of next week. Are you able to recommend an efficient remortgage conveyancing practitioner in Harold Wood ?

You have come to the wrong place to search for the cheapest conveyancing solicitors in Harold Wood. Our aim is to provide value for money conveyancing but we do not aim to advertise as being the cheapest. Resist the temptation to appoint companies offering low cost conveyancing in Harold Wood.At best, in opting for cheap conveyancing, you will end up with what you pay for and at worst you will end up invoiced for additional fee and still not get the service you were hoping for.

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Sample of conveyancing solicitors in Harold Wood regulated by the SRA

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

  • Capstick Dale & Partners, 224 Main Road, Gidea Park, Romford, Essex, RM2 5HA
  • Just Ask Solicitors Limited, 109 Victoria Road, Romford, Essex, RM1 2LX
  • Sackvilles, 135 High Street, Hornchurch, Essex, RM11 3YJ
  • Moss & Coleman, 170-180 High Street, Hornchurch, Essex, RM12 6JP
  • Hunt And Hunt Llp, Blackburn House, 22-26 Eastern Road, Romford, Essex, RM1 3LT

Residential Landlord and Tenant Conveyancing solicitors in Harold Wood

The list below is a small selection of solicitors in Harold Wood with expertise in landlord and tenant law and on the regulations governing different types of tenancies. This may include advice on Terms and conditions of tenancy agreements

  • Capstick Dale & Partners, 224 Main Road, Gidea Park, Romford, Essex, RM2 5HA
  • Sackvilles, 135 High Street, Hornchurch, Essex, RM11 3YJ
  • Moss & Coleman, 170-180 High Street, Hornchurch, Essex, RM12 6JP
  • Hunt And Hunt Llp, Blackburn House, 22-26 Eastern Road, Romford, Essex, RM1 3LT
  • Mccorry Connolly Solicitors, 8 Holgate Court, 4 -10 Western Road, Romford, Essex, RM1 3JS

Residential Licensed Conveyancers in Harold Wood regulated by the Council of Licensed Conveyancers

Please note that the listed conveyancers do not limit their work for conveyancing in Harold Wood but also conveyancing across England and Wales.
  • Legal Business Property Lawyers Ltd, 16 St Thomas Road, CM14 4DB

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

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