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If you have reached us by Googling ‘Conveyancing in Highgate’ follow your intuition — you will have a better house move where you instruct a conveyancing solicitor in Highgate.

Reasons to use our Highgate conveyancing solicitors

  • 1 Using a high street Solicitor usually means that you will receive a more personalised service. Sometimes when dealing with a an online conveyancing factory, your transaction is handled by a team of people who who update you by determining whether the ‘computers says no’.
  • 2 Lawyer conveyancing firms have very good personal connections with Highgate selling agents and work very closely with them and local surveyors so as to ensure transactions proceed expeditiously.
  • 3 The Highgate conveyancing practitioners that we work with are committed to supplying value for money, efficient and transparent conveyancing service to home buyers, sellers and remortgagors in Highgate
  • 4 The mark of a good conveyancing solicitor in Highgate 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 will expect.
  • 5 Highgate property lawyers work in conjunction with Highgate estate agents, developers, surveyors, mortgage companies and other professionals to make sure that the highest level of service is provided to buyers and sellers every step of the way, helping make the process as straightforward as possible

Examples of recent conveyancing in Highgate since June 2020*

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Highgate

Should lawyers request money on account for conveyancing in Highgate?

If you are buying a property in Highgate your solicitor will ask you put them with monies to cover the search fees. This will be the total of the cost of the Local Authority Search. If any deposit is as part of the total price then this should be needed shortly ahead of contracts are exchanged. The closing balance that is due will be payable shortly before completion.

We are expecting a mortgage offer soon. The bank mentioned the home loan came with free conveyancing. Is the implication that I have to appoint their panel solicitor as I would much rather appoint a Highgate based conveyancing firm?

You should check but the chances are that allocate you one of their panel solicitors where you accept the "fee-free" deal. Contact the lender to see if they offer you a cash alternative. Some banks have previously offered a £250 cashback as an alternative in which case you could put that amount towards your preferred conveyancing solicitor near Highgate.

Will my solicitor be asking questions about flooding as part of the conveyancing in Highgate.

Flooding is a growing risk for conveyancers conducting conveyancing in Highgate. There are those who acquire a house in Highgate, completely aware that at some time, it may suffer from flooding. However, aside from the physical damage, where a house is at risk of flooding, it may be difficult to obtain a mortgage, suitable insurance cover, or dispose of the property. Steps can be carried out as part of the conveyancing process to forewarn the purchaser.

Conveyancers are not best placed to give advice on flood risk, however there are a numerous searches that may be initiated by the purchaser or by their solicitors which can figure out the risks in Highgate. The standard completed inquiry forms supplied to a buyer’s solicitor (where the solicitors are adopting what is known as the Conveyancing Protocol) incorporates a usual question of the vendor to find out if the premises has ever been flooded. In the event that flooding has previously occurred and is not notified by the seller, then a purchaser may commence a claim for damages stemming from an misleading reply. A buyer’s conveyancers should also commission an environmental report. This will reveal if there is any known flood risk. If so, further investigations should be made.

I'm buying my first flat in Highgate with the aid of help to buy. The builders refused to budge the amount so I negotiated five thousand pounds worth of additionals instead. The house builders rep advised me not to tell my conveyancer about the side-deal as it will jeopardize my loan 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.

In scouring the web for the words conveyancing in Highgate it shows results of numerous conveyancerslocally. How do I determine which is the suitable conveyancer for me?

The ideal way of finding the right conveyancer is through a personal referral, so ask friends and those you trust who have purchased a property in Highgate or a reputable estate agent or mortgage broker. Costs for conveyancing in Highgate differ, so it's sensible to secure a minimum of three fee calculations from different property lawyers. Make sure that you know what costs in the quote includes.

What type of property do your Highgate conveyancing estimates relate to?

Our conveyancing quotes are only appropriate to standard domestic property in England & Wales. If you have any different needs such as industrial or agricultural property or commercial conveyancing in Highgate please telephone us to discuss this further .

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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 should include advice on Terms and conditions of tenancy agreements

  • 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

Commercial Conveyancing solicitors in Highgate regulated by the SRA

The list below is a small selection of solicitors in Highgate specialising in commercial conveyancing in Highgate. This will likely include advice on taking a commercial lease as a tenant
  • Henry Boustred & Sons, 18 Highgate High Street, London, N6 5JG
  • Sean C Tickell, 62 Avenue Road, London, N6 5DR
  • Tulips Solicitors, 754 Holloway Road, London, London, N19 3LF
  • Fahri Jacob, 147 Crouch Hill, Crouch End, London, N8 9QH
  • Boulter & Co, First Floor, 11 - 19 Park Road, London, N8 8TE

Planning law solicitors in Highgate regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority

The list below is a small selection of solicitors in Highgate with expertise in planning law. The solicitors can give expert legal advice on all aspects of planning, including planning applications and appeals
  • 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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