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Reasons to use our Highgate conveyancing solicitors

  • 1 Firms that specialise in conveyancing in Highgate regularly deal withlocal concerns peculiar to Highgate and therefore you may benefit from better advice and expeditious conveyancing.
  • 2 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 high standards of professionalism you would hope for.
  • 3 You can rest easier when choose the very best, most recommended conveyancing solicitors. Highgate has a number to pick from, but for a truly professional and reliable service many local people have been use the endorsement of this site.
  • 4 Highgate property lawyer are the key to a successful Highgate home move, keeping the process under control. They are on your side throughout, offering dedicated advice for the duration of your transaction
  • 5 Highgate solicitors have a crucial advantage when it comes to Highgate conveyancing as they have important local knowledge of local authority requirements, planning policies and other matters that will affect your conveyancing

Examples of recent conveyancing in Highgate since July 2021*

Transfer

of semi-detached premises, Cholmeley Park, N6 5ER completing on 10/08/2021 at a price of £3,100,000. The conveyancing process included amongst the various tasks: dealing with appropriate requisitions and enquiries, ordering official copies of the title, preparing statement detailing charges

Acquisition

of flat Highgate Hill N19 5NQ, acquired for £685,000. Leasehold conveyancing work included: taking formal instructions from and updating the seller client, agreeing completion date with parties, setting up the completion formalities

Sale

of flat Hazellville Road N19 3BL, at buying price of £435,000. Leasehold conveyancing included: drafting the sale agreement and Transfer, taking formal instructions from and updating the seller client, setting up the completion formalities

Purchase

of flat Henfield Close N19 3UL, purchased for £454,000. Leasehold conveyancing due diligence included: sending the transfer to the seller for execution in preparation for completion, taking formal instructions from and updating the seller client, setting up the completion formalities

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Highgate

We are about to exchange contracts for a leasehold flat in Highgate. We have hit a stumbling block. Our mortgage offer with Norwich and Peterborough Building Society runs out on 20/12/2021 but the owners are insisting on a completion date of 22/12/2021. Can one extend the loan expiry date?

The person best placed to deal with your question is your solicitors who is in a position to assess if they corresponding with the mortgage broker, owner’s lawyers, estate agents or possibly all parties taking into account the history of your conveyancing as of today.

I am the registered owner of a freehold house in Highgate yet invoiced for rent, why is this and what is this?

It’s unusual for properties in Highgate and has limited impact for conveyancing in Highgate 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 have existed for hundreds of years, but the Rent Charge Act 1977 barred the establishment of new rentcharges post 1977.

Previous rentcharges can now be extinguished by making a lump sum payment under the Act. Any rentcharges that are still in existence post 2037 is to be dispensed with completely.

We just had an offer accepted to buy with Loughborough BS. I went into 3 or 4 local practices but cant to find a Highgate conveyancing firm on the Loughborough BS approved list. Can you assist?

Feel free to take advantage of the search tool on this page. Pick the building society and type Highgate or your location and you will be presented with numerous conveyancers based in Highgate or by proximity to you.

There is lots of information on this site about conveyancing in Highgate but can you isolate your top tip for appointing the right conveyancer in Highgate

Do not opt for the lowest Highgate conveyancing fees. You really do get what you pay for when it comes to property lawyers. A cheap quote may mean that the conveyancing solicitor is handling a lot of jobs at one time and you won’t get the quality of service and the attention that you need. It is, however, wise to use a conveyancer who has a fixed fee on a no sale, no fee basis. This way, you go into the conveyancing with your eyes wide open.

I am being advised by my solicitor that missing deeds insurance is needed on my purchase. What is the level of cover for Highgate conveyancing?

The appropriate level of missing deeds indemnity insurance should be dictated by who who your lender is. It would differ for example between Lloyds TSB Bank and The Royal Bank of Scotland. Conveyancing solicitors as opposed to members of the public take out such insurances.

Our sealed bid on a semi in Highgate has been agreed to, the vendors do nevertheless have a tied purchase. The owners have placed an offer on somewhere, but it’s not been accepted yet, and are looking at other flats in the pipeline. I have chosen a local conveyancing solicitor in Highgate. What do I do now? At what stage do I apply for the mortgage with Nationwide?

It is normal to have anxieties where there is a chain as you are unlikely to want to be too out of pocket prematurely (mortgage application is in the region of £1k, then valuation, Highgate conveyancing search costs, etc). First, you must check that your lawyer is on the Nationwide conveyancing panel. As to the subsequent stages this very much dictated by the uniqueness of your case, motivation for the property and on the state of the market. In a rising market the majority of purchasers will apply for the mortgage with Nationwide and pay for the valuation and only if it comes back ok would they request their conveyancing practitioner to move forward with the conveyancing in Highgate.

Taking into account that I will soon part with 450k on a terraced house in Highgate I wish to have a conversation with the solicitor regarding thehouse move in advance of appointing the firm. Can this be arranged?

We could not agree more - we would be pleased to talk to you we do not take any clients on without you liaising with the conveyancer who will be conducting your property ownership legalities in Highgate.There is no ‘factory style conveyancing’ - every client is an important person, not a case number. The law firms that we put you in touch with believe that the figure you are provided with for residential conveyancing in Highgate should be the amount on the final invoice that you end up paying.

I need to retain a conveyancing solicitor for leasehold conveyancing in Highgate. I've stumble upon a web site which looks to be the ideal offering If there is a chance to get all this stuff completed via web that would be preferable. Should I be wary? What are the potential pitfalls?

As usual with these online conveyancers you need to read ALL the small print - did you notice the extra charge for dealing with the mortgage?

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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

Commercial Conveyancing solicitors in Highgate regulated by the SRA

The firms listed below are a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in Highgate specialising in commercial conveyancing in Highgate. This should include advice on complex issues under the Landlord and Tenant Act of 1954
  • 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

Domestic Licensed Conveyancers in Highgate regulated by the CLC

Please be aware that the listed conveyancers do not limit their work for conveyancing in Highgate but also conveyancing across England and Wales.
  • House Owners Conveyancers Limited, 56 Windermere Avenue, N3 3RA
  • House Owners Conveyancers Limited, Dephina House, N3 2JU
  • Stratega Law Ltd, Sutherland House, W1F 7TE
  • L B Property Lawyers, Imperial House, N17 0SP
  • Home 2 Home Property Lawyers Limited, 32 Millais Gardens, HA8 5SY

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

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