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Top 5 reasons to let us assist you choose a local conveyancing solicitor in Harrow

  • 1 The hallmark of our conveyancing solicitors in Harrow is quality not quantity. The level of service offered by conveyancing "factories" (sometimes 'recommended' by national chain estate agents) sometimes falls short of the level of professionalism you would hope for.
  • 2 Experience means that Harrow conveyancer have established excellent connections with Harrow local estate agents, banks, building societies, landlords and house builders enabling them to liaise at speed with all parties involved in the process of handling your conveyancing in Harrow.
  • 3 Cut price packages from online conveyancers might seem attractive. However, these companies are often located many kilometers away with limited appreciation of the factors that affect property transactions in Harrow
  • 4 You can rest easier when select the very best, most recommended conveyancing solicitors. Harrow has a number to pick from, but for a truly professional and reliable service many local people have been use the recommendation of this site.
  • 5 No matter what any other companies tell you it just might be important to attend your conveyancer to execute legal papers. There are various parties with involved in a house sale without needing to add the postman into the mix.

Examples of recent conveyancing in Harrow since September 2020*

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Harrow

I am progressing with the sale of my ground floor flat in Harrow and the EA has just text me to warn that the buyers are switching conveyancer. I am told that this is due to the fact that the lender will only deal with solicitors on their approved list. Why would a big named lender only deal with specific law firms rather the firm that they want to appoint to handle their conveyancing in Harrow ?

Mortgage companies have always had panels of law firms that can act for them, but in the past few years big names such as Santander, have considered and reduced their conveyancing panel– in some cases removing conveyancing firms who have worked with them for decades.

Mortgage companies attribute this action to a rise in fraud as the reason for the reduction – criteria have been stiffened as a smaller panel is easier to oversee. No lender will say how many solicitors have been dropped, claiming the information is commercially sensitive, but the Law Society says it is hearing daily from firms that have been removed from panels. Some 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 intended to instruct a property lawyer in Harrow for our house purchase. Our broker informed us that our bank Britannia won't deal with them. Why is this not regarded as unfair competition?

Before the recession most banks had an appetite for risk which was higher than today. Almost all Harrow conveyancing firms would have been on most bank panels. The financial services regulator in 2010 completed a thematic investigation into mortgage fraud which come to the conclusion: know the conveyancing solicitors dealt with. Consequently, lenders are increasingly seeing more data from law firms about their operations and their employees and establishing certain criteria such a completing on a minimum number of conveyancing. Many Harrow conveyancing firms that have been excluded from lender panels have Unblemished track record, no complaints and no claims and didn't just 'dabble' in conveyancing. Harrow is one of the numerous locations where the conveyancers we recommend are are authorised to act for Britannia.

I used Arc property Solicitors several years ago for my conveyancing in Harrow. Now, I need the documents but the law firm has closed. What do I do?

You should call the Solicitors Regulatory Authority (SRA) to assist in tracking down 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 Harrow of the conveyancing firm of solicitors you previously instructed, the name of conveyancing solicitor with whom you had dealings, and the date on which you last had dealings with the firm.

I decided to have a survey completed on a house in Harrow ahead of retaining lawyers. I have been informed that there is a flying freehold overhang to the house. Our surveyor has said that some banks may refuse to give a mortgage on this type of house.

It varies from the lender to lender. HSBC has different requirements from Halifax. Should you wish to call us we can investigate further with the relevant lender. If you lender is happy to lend one our lawyers can assist as they are used to dealing with flying freeholds in Harrow. Conveyancing can be more complicated and therefore you should check with your conveyancing solicitor in Harrow to see if the conveyancing will be more expensive.

Are there any apps to help search for a Harrow law firm on the Clydesdale conveyancing panel? I drive a motor bike and am prepared to travel upto 25miles to meet the solicitor.

You can use the facility on this website. Please pick a lender and your location and you will see a number of Harrow conveyancing lawyers located nearest you. We have listed some Harrow conveyancing firms at the bottom of this page and you can call them to verify whether they are on the Clydesdale member panel

As co-executor for the will of my grandfather I am selling a residence in Newport but reside in Harrow. My conveyancer (approximately 250 kilometers from merequires that I sign a statutory declaration prior to the transaction finalising. Can you recommend a conveyancing solicitor in Harrow who can attest this legal document for me?

Technically speaking you should not be required to have the documents witnessed by a conveyancing solicitor. Normally or notary public or qualified solicitor will suffice regardless of whether they are located in Harrow

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Sample of conveyancing solicitors in Harrow regulated by the SRA

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

  • Ksd Solicitors, 429-433 Pinner Road, North Harrow, Middlesex, HA1 4HN
  • Vyman Solicitors Limited, Vyman House, 104 College Road, Harrow, Middlesex, HA1 1BQ
  • Juma Law Practice, Scottish Provident House, 76-80 College Road, Harrow, Middlesex, HA1 1BQ
  • Pkp French, 1 Jardine House, The Harrovian Business Village, Bessborough Road, Harrow, Middlesex, HA1 3EX
  • T Vincent Howells & Co, 60 Station Road, North Harrow, Harrow, Middlesex, HA2 7SL

Residential Landlord and Tenant Conveyancing solicitors in Harrow

The list below is a small selection of solicitors in Harrow with expertise in landlord and tenant law and on the regulations governing different types of tenancies. This should include advice on wrongful eviction

  • Juma Law Practice, Scottish Provident House, 76-80 College Road, Harrow, Middlesex, HA1 1BQ
  • Vyman Solicitors Limited, Vyman House, 104 College Road, Harrow, Middlesex, HA1 1BQ
  • Pkp French, 1 Jardine House, The Harrovian Business Village, Bessborough Road, Harrow, Middlesex, HA1 3EX
  • T Vincent Howells & Co, 60 Station Road, North Harrow, Harrow, Middlesex, HA2 7SL
  • Harold Benjamin, Hill House, 67-71 Lowlands Road, Harrow, Middlesex, HA1 3EQ

Domestic Licensed Conveyancers in Harrow regulated by the CLC

Please be aware that the listed conveyancers do not limit their work for conveyancing in Harrow but also conveyancing across England and Wales.
  • Home 2 Home Property Lawyers Limited, 32 Millais Gardens, HA8 5SY
  • Quality Conveyancing Ltd, Westgate House, W5 1YY
  • St John's Property Lawyers, 22a The Avenue, WD17 4NS
  • Ldn Conveyancing Ltd, 3 Acton Hill Mews, W3 9QN

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

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