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  • 1 High Holborn property lawyers will acquainted with the local Land Registry Office, Local Authority and estate agents
  • 2 No matter what any alternative solicitors advise it may be important to pop into your lawyer to execute documents. There are enough parties engaged in a homemove without having to include the postman into the mix.
  • 3 Personal touch together with a wealth of experience are key benefits that you should look for when choosing conveyancing solicitors. High Holborn home moves can be made a lot more complicated due to lack of transparency between all the parties. The lawyers listed ensure that the lines of communication are open and act on arising issues and developments quickly.
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  • 5 High Holborn solicitors work in conjunction with High Holborn estate agents, developers, surveyors, lenders and other professionals to make sure that a quality service is offered to clients every step of the way, helping make the process as straightforward as possible

Examples of recent conveyancing in High Holborn since October 2020*

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in High Holborn

It is 10 years ago since I purchased my home in High Holborn. Conveyancing solicitors have just been appointed on the sale but I am unable to find the title deeds. Will this cause complications?

You need not be too concerned. First the deeds may be retained by your mortgage company or they could be archived with the lawyers who oversaw your purchase. Secondly in all probability the property will be recorded at the land registry and you will be able to prove you are the registered owner by your conveyancing lawyers acquiring current official copies of the land registers. The vast majority of conveyancing in High Holborn involves registered property but in the unlikely event that your home is not registered it adds to the complexity but is resolvable.

I require quick conveyancing in High Holborn as I have pressure to exchange contracts within one month. Luckily I do not need a mortgage. Is it possible to escape the need for conveyancing searches to save fees and time?

As you are are a cash purchaser you are at free not to have searches carried out although no conveyancer would recommend that you don't. Drawing on our experience of conveyancing in High Holborn the following are examples of issues that can appear and adversely impact future saleability: Refused Planning Applications, Overdue Fees, Overdue Grants, Railway Schemes,...

Me and my brother have a 4 bedroom Georgian house in High Holborn. Conveyancing practitioner acted for me and Nottingham Building Society. I did a free Land Registry search last week and I saw two entries: the first freehold, another for leasehold with the exact same address. I'd like to know for sure, how can I find out??

You need to review the Freehold register you have again and check the Charges Register for mention of a lease. The best way to be sure that you are also the registered proprietor of the leasehold and freehold title as well is to check (£3). It is not completely unheard of in High Holborn and other locations in the country and poses no real issues for owners other than when they sell they have to account for both freehold and leasehold interests when dealing with mortgage companies. You can also check the position with the conveyancing lawyer who conducted the conveyancing.

Yesterday I discovered that there is a flying freehold issue on a property I put an offer in last month in what was supposed to be a simple, chain free conveyancing. High Holborn is where the house is located. Can you offer any guidance?

Flying freeholds in High Holborn are not the norm but are more likely to exist in relation to terraced houses. Even though you don't necessarily need a conveyancing solicitor in High Holborn you would need to get your solicitor to go through the deeds thoroughly. Your lender may require your conveyancing solicitor to take out an indemnity policy. Some of the more diligent conveyancing solicitors in High Holborn may decide that this is not enough and that the deeds be re-written to give you the most up to date legal protection. If so, the next door neighbour also had to sign up to the revised deeds.It is possible that your lender will not accept the situation so the sooner you find out the better. You should also check with your insurance broker as to whether they will insure a flying freehold residence.

Looking forward to sign contracts shortly on a studio apartment in High Holborn. Conveyancing solicitors have said that they report fully on Monday. Are there areas in the report that I should be focusing on?

The report on title for your leasehold conveyancing in High Holborn should include some of the following:

    Where does the liability rest to repair and maintain the block. It is essential for you to know who is duty bound to repair and maintenance of every part of the building Rent payments - what is payable and when is collected, and be on notice if this will change in the future Whether your lease provides for a sinking fund? Information concerning the obligations in the lease to to contribute towards maintenance costs - in respect of the block, and the more general rights a leaseholder enjoys Does the lease prevent you from letting out the flat, or having a home office for business
For a comprehensive list of information to be contained in your report on your leasehold property in High Holborn please ask your conveyancer in advance of your conveyancing in High Holborn.

I have given up trying to reach an agreement for a lease extension in High Holborn. Can this matter be resolved via the Leasehold Valuation Tribunal?

if there is a missing landlord or if there is dispute about the premium for a lease extension, under the relevant statutes you can apply to the Leasehold Valuation Tribunal to calculate the amount due.

An example of a Lease Extension case for a High Holborn flat is Flat 89 Trinity Court Grays Inn Road in February 2013. the Tribunal found that the premium to be paid by the tenant on the grant of a new lease, in accordance with section 56 and Schedule 13 to the Leasehold Reform, Housing and Urban Development Act 1993 should be £36,229. This case related to 1 flat. The unexpired lease term was 66.8 years.

My in 2005. He has since got married, widowed and is now remarried. He will be selling the apartment in a couple of months. I believe he will just be asked to supply copies of his marriage certificates to the conveyancing practitioner but he is concerned it will frustrate the home sale. Is it worth updating the title documents for the property?

The is no need to bring up to date the title for the property providing you have the proof required to demonstrate how the name change resulted.

The purchaser’s lawyer should examine the land registry information and need evidence to prove the name change for example marriage certificates.

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Commercial Conveyancing solicitors in High Holborn regulated by the SRA

The list below is a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in High Holborn practicing in commercial conveyancing in High Holborn. This should include advice on commercial leases including all matters relating to landlord and tenant law
  • Olswang Llp, 90 High Holborn, London, WC1V 6XX
  • Hage Aaronson Limited, 280 High Holborn, London, WC1V 7EE
  • Joseph Hage Aaronson Llp, 280 High Holborn, London, London, WC1V 7EE
  • Dawson Cornwell, 15 Red Lion Square, London, WC1R 4QT
  • Mdr, Africa House, 70 Kingsway, London, WC2B 6AH

Domestic Licensed Conveyancers in High Holborn regulated by the CLC

Please note that the listed conveyancers do not limit their work for conveyancing in High Holborn but also conveyancing throughout England and Wales.
  • Stratega Law Ltd, Sutherland House, W1F 7TE
  • Walter Saunders, 382 Brockley Road, SE4 2BY
  • T J Ball & Company, 49 Leytonstone Road, E15 1JA
  • R & C Property Lawyers Llp, 10A Upper Tooting Road, SW17 7PG
  • House Owners Conveyancers Limited, 56 Windermere Avenue, N3 3RA

Planning law solicitors in High Holborn regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority

The list below is a small selection of solicitors in High Holborn specialising in planning law. The solicitors can give expert legal advice on all aspects of planning, including tree preservation orders
  • Olswang Llp, 90 High Holborn, London, WC1V 6XX
  • Mishcon De Reya Llp, Africa House, 70 Kingsway, London, WC2B 6AH
  • Farrer & Co Llp, 66 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London, WC2A 3LH
  • Wedlake Bell Llp, 52 Bedford Row, London, WC1R 4LR
  • Teacher Stern Llp, 37-41 Bedford Row, London, WC1R 4JH

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

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