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Examples of recent conveyancing in Hemel Hempstead since September 2023*


of terraced property, Acorn Road, HP3 8DP completing on 06/09/2023 at a price of £292,000. The conveyancing process included amongst the various tasks: dealing with appropriate requisitions and enquiries, taking formal instructions from and updating the seller client, preparing statement detailing charges


of semi residence, Ellingham Road, HP2 5LE completing on 12/09/2023 at a price of £525,000. The legal transfer of property incorporates some of the following tasks: drafting the sale agreement and Transfer, sending the transfer to the vendor for execution in readiness for completion, sending title deeds and executed transfer to buyer’s conveyancer


of terraced property, Chambersbury Lane, HP3 8LW completing on 08/09/2023 at a price of £840,000. The conveyancing process incorporates some of the following tasks: sending conveyancing papers to buyers representatives, dealing with appropriate requisitions and enquiries, sending the transfer to the vendor for signature in readiness for completion


of apartment Oliver Close HP3 9PX, purchased for £280,000. Leasehold conveyancing investigations included: drafting the sale agreement and Transfer, sending the transfer to the vendor for signature in readiness for completion, agreeing completion date with parties

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Hemel Hempstead

What tips do you have for sourcing freehold conveyancing in Hemel Hempstead?

Option 1 is to ask the people you trust whom they would seek assistance from.

Option 2 is to look on the internet for conveyancing in Hemel Hempstead. Call two or three from the list and ask them to email you their conveyancing estimate and have a conversation with the lawyer who will oversee the conveyancing ahead ofcommitting.

Third is to use this site to help you find the right lawyers for you based on your own requirements including area of the property,deadlines, complications and who the proposed lender is. Do not be fooled by £100 conveyancing in Hemel Hempstead

Last October we completed a house move in Hemel Hempstead. We have noticed several problems with the house which we believe were overlooked in the conveyancing searches. What action can we take? What searches should? have been ordered as part of conveyancing in Hemel Hempstead?

It is not clear from the question as to the nature of the problems and if they are unique to conveyancing in Hemel Hempstead. Conveyancing searches and investigations initiated as part of the legal transfer of property are supposed to help avoid problems. As part of the process, the vendor completes a document referred to as a Seller’s Property Information Form. answers provided is incorrect, you may have a misrepresentation claim against the owner for any losses that you have suffered. The survey should have identified any problems with the structure of the property. Assuming a detailed survey was carried out and the issues were not identified, you may have a claim against the surveyor. However, if you did not have a full survey, you may be responsible for fixing any defects that have now been noted. We would always encourage buyers to take every possible step to ensure they are completely aware of the condition of a property before purchase regardless of whether they are buying in Hemel Hempstead.

I purchased a freehold residence in Hemel Hempstead but nevertheless invoiced for rent, why is this and what is this?

It is rare for properties in Hemel Hempstead and has limited impact for conveyancing in Hemel Hempstead but some freehold properties in England (particularly common in North West England) pay an annual sum known as a Chief Rent or a Rentcharge to a third party who has no other legal interest in the land.

Rentcharge payments are usually between £2.00 and £5.00 per year. Rentcharges date back hundreds of years, but the Rent Charge Act 1977 barred the generation of new rentcharges post 1977.

Old rentcharges can now be extinguished by making a lump sum payment under the Act. Any rentcharges that are still in existence post 2037 will be extinguished.

I have todayfound out that Wolstenholmes have closed. They conducted my conveyancing in Hemel Hempstead for a purchase of a freehold house 12 months ago. How can I be sure that the property is in my name in the name of the former proprietor?

The quickest method to check if the premises is in your name, you can make 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 Hemel Hempstead conveyancing specialists.

I decided to have a survey carried out on a property in Hemel Hempstead prior to instructing lawyers. I have been informed that there is a flying freehold overhang to the house. My surveyor advised that some mortgage companies may not give a loan on such a home.

It varies from the lender to lender. Lloyds has different requirements for example to Nationwide. If you call us we can check with the relevant bank. If you lender is happy to lend one our lawyers can help as they are accustomed to dealing with flying freeholds in Hemel Hempstead. Conveyancing can be more complicated and therefore you should check with your conveyancing solicitor in Hemel Hempstead to see if the conveyancing costs will increase in light of this.

We expect to complete our sale of a £350,000 flat in Hemel Hempstead next week. The freeholder has quoted £372 for Landlord’s certificate, insurance certificate and previous years statements of service charge. Is the landlord entitled to charge such fees for a leasehold conveyance in Hemel Hempstead?

Hemel Hempstead conveyancing on leasehold apartments usually necessitates the purchaser’s lawyer submitting enquiries for the landlord to answer. Although the landlord is not legally bound to respond to such questions most will be content to assist. They may levy a reasonable charge for answering questions or supplying documentation. There is no set fee. The average costs for the paperwork that you are referring to is £350, in some cases it exceeds £800. The management information fee levied by the landlord must be sent together with a summary of entitlements and obligations in respect of administration fees, without which the invoice is technically not due. In reality one has little choice but to pay whatever is requested of you if you want to exchange contracts with the buyer.

I bought a ground floor flat in Hemel Hempstead, conveyancing was carried out March 2005. Can you work out an approximate cost of a lease extension? Corresponding properties in Hemel Hempstead with over 90 years remaining are worth £180,000. The ground rent is £65 levied per year. The lease runs out on 21st October 2081

With just 58 years unexpired we estimate the price of your lease extension to be between £22,800 and £26,400 as well as professional fees.

The suggested premium range that we have given is a general guide to costs for extending a lease, but we cannot give you the actual costs in the absence of detailed due diligence. You should not use the figures in a Notice of Claim or as an informal offer. There are no doubt additional issues that need to be considered and you obviously want to be as accurate as possible in your negotiations. You should not take any other action placing reliance on this information before seeking the advice of a professional.

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Commercial Conveyancing solicitors in Hemel Hempstead regulated by the SRA

The list below is a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in Hemel Hempstead practicing in commercial conveyancing in Hemel Hempstead. This could include advice on re-mortgaging commercial property
  • Carr Richards Solicitors Ltd, Wessex Court, Midland Road, Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire, HP2 5BH
  • Richardsons Solicitors, 81a Marlowes, Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire, HP1 1LF
  • Witts Moloney Ltd, 3 Marlowes Court, 67 Marlowes, Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire, HP1 1LE
  • Batemans, 58 High Street, Bovingdon, Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire, HP3 0HJ
  • Carr & Co, 103 Dunstable Road, Redbourn, St. Albans, Hertfordshire, AL3 7PR

Domestic Licensed Conveyancers in Hemel Hempstead regulated by the CLC

Please note that the listed conveyancers do not limit their work for conveyancing in Hemel Hempstead but also conveyancing throughout England and Wales.
  • Horizon Law Limited, 48 High Street, AL3 7LN
  • Graham Smith Property Lawyers , St Johns House, WD24 6PW

Planning law solicitors in Hemel Hempstead regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority

The solicitors listed below are a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in Hemel Hempstead specialising in planning law. This could include advice on planning applications and appeals
  • Debenhams Ottaway Llp, Ivy House, 107 St. Peters Street, St. Albans, Hertfordshire, AL1 3EW

Neighboring Locations

Hemel Hempstead
Kings Langley
Abbots Langley

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

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