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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Highgate

Would the conveyancing solicitors that you recommend carry out right to buy conveyancing in Highgate?

We work with plenty of conveyancing firms carrying out right to buy conveyancing Please e-mail us to obtain a conveyancing quote.

Having sold my house in Highgate last October but my buyer keeps texting every few hours complaining that his solicitor needs to hear from mylawyer. What are the post completion sale formalities following completion?

Following your disposal your conveyancer should send the transfer deeds and all supplemental paperwork to the buyer’s lawyers. Depending on the transaction, your solicitor should also evidence that the mortgage has been repaid to the purchasers conveyancers. There is unlikely to be post completion tasks peculiar conveyancing in Highgate.

My lawyer in Highgate is not listed on the The Mortgage Works Conveyancing Panel. Is it possible for me to continue with my family solicitor notwithstanding that they are not on the The Mortgage Works panel of approved conveyancing solicitors?

Your options are as follows:

  1. Complete the purchase with your preferred Highgate lawyers but The Mortgage Works will need to instruct a lawyer on their panel. This will inevitably rack up the overall conveyancing charges and result in delays.
  2. Get an alternative lawyer to to deal with the purchase, obviously checking they are The Mortgage Works approved.
  3. Try to convince your The Mortgage Works based solicitor to attempt to join the The Mortgage Works panel

We are buying a house in Highgate. I might seem paranoid but how we can trust a solicitor? On completion day we will need to put our life savings into their account. What protection do we have from them run away with our money?

Be assured that all money in a Solicitors client account is 100% safe, and even if your Solicitor ran off with it, the Law Society would reimburse you fully.

This question may be naive but I am unseasoned as FTB of a garden flat in Highgate. Do I pick up the keys to the property on the completion date from my conveyancer? If this is the case, I will instruct a local conveyancing solicitor in Highgate?

On the day of completion you do not need to go to the conveyancers office in Highgate. Conveyancing lawyers for you will arrange to send the completion advance to the vendor’s lawyers, and shortly after the monies have arrived, you should be able to receive the keys from the property Agents and move into your new home. Usually this occurs between 1 and 3pm.

Our sealed bid on a detached house in Highgate has been agreed to, but there is a chain. The vendors have offered on on an apartment, but it’s not been accepted yet, and are looking at other properties booked. I have instructed a local conveyancing solicitor in Highgate. What do I do now? When do I get the mortgage application with Bank of Ireland going?

It is normal to have concerns where there is a chain as you are unlikely to want to be too out of pocket too early (home loan application is in the region of one thousand pounds, then valuation, Highgate conveyancing search fees, etc). The first thing to do is check that your solicitor is on the Bank of Ireland approved list. As to the next stages this very much depends on the uniqueness of your transaction, attraction to the property and on the state of the market. During a rising market some home buyers will apply for a home loan with Bank of Ireland and arrange for the valuation and only if it comes back ok would they pay their conveyancer to press on with searches.

About to purchase a new build apartment in Highgate. Conveyancing is a frightening process at the best of times but I have never purchased a new build flat before. What sort of enquires would be asked in new build legal work.

Set out below is a sample of a few leasehold new build questions that you can expect your new-build leasehold conveyancing in Highgate

    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. Where there is an Undertaking being granted there is the risk of forfeiture of the Headlease subject to relief if one or more of the Underlessees are willing to accept the original Head Lessee’s obligations as otherwise relief will be denied to the Underlessees. The only alternatives are the Head Lessor agreeing not to forfeit the Headlease or the Head Lessee guaranteeing to the Underlessees that it will not be in breach of the Headlease. The Lease must contain a provision on behalf of the Vendor to pay the service charges in respect of unoccupied units in order to ensure that all services can be provided. Will the freehold then be transferred for a nominal consideration (not exceeding £100) to the Management Company? Please confirm the Lease plans are surveyor prepared.

My husband and I have just had an offer accepted on our 1st home in Highgate, and are about to get solicitors appointed. I have used the different rating based websites and the quotes are from all over the the UK. Is it critical to have a Highgate property lawyer local to our prospective property? I am content to do everything electronically, but I assume at some point we may need to visit the conveyancing practitioner's office to sign documents?

The lawyer does not need to be in Highgate, but opting for local means that you can go in if required, for instance, if a signature is immediately necessary. Also, a Highgate solicitor is likely to be familiar with local agents and (if the vendor has chosen a local property lawyer) with them, which will help keep things moving faster.

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Sample of conveyancing solicitors in Highgate regulated by the SRA

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

  • Henry Boustred & Sons, 18 Highgate High Street, London, N6 5JG
  • Sean C Tickell, 62 Avenue Road, London, N6 5DR
  • Fahri Jacob, 147 Crouch Hill, Crouch End, London, N8 9QH
  • Boulter & Co, First Floor, 11 - 19 Park Road, London, N8 8TE
  • Miller Law Practice, 4a Topsfield Parade, Crouch End, London, N8 8PR

Residential Landlord and Tenant Conveyancing solicitors in Highgate

The list below is a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in Highgate specialising in landlord and tenant law and on the regulations governing different types of tenancies. This could include advice on Rent Act Protected, Assured and Assured Shorthold tenancies

  • Henry Boustred & Sons, 18 Highgate High Street, London, N6 5JG
  • Fahri Jacob, 147 Crouch Hill, Crouch End, London, N8 9QH
  • Boulter & Co, First Floor, 11 - 19 Park Road, London, N8 8TE
  • Dp Cameron Limited, First Floor, 43a Topsfield Parade, Tottenham Lane, Crouch End, London, N8 8PT
  • Percy Short & Cuthbert, 608 Holloway Road, London, England, N19 3PH

Planning law solicitors in Highgate regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority

The firms listed below are a small selection of solicitors in Highgate specialising in planning law. The solicitors can give expert legal advice on all aspects of planning, including making sure people do what the planning regulations say
  • F S Garford, 26 Fairfax Place, London, NW6 4EH
  • Gelbergs Llp, 188 Upper Street, Islington, London, N1 1RQ
  • Barnett Alexander Conway Ingram Llp, Sovereign House, 1 Albert Place, Ballards Lane, London, N3 1QB
  • Bolt Burdon, Providence House, Providence Place, Islington, London, N1 0NT
  • Tuckers Solicitors Llp, 39 Warren Street, London, London, W1T 6AF

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