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Reasons to use our Hitchin conveyancing solicitors

  • 1 Our site offers most comprehensive residential conveyancing directory service identifying mortgage company approved law firms delivering conveyancing in Hitchin regulated by the SRA or CLC.
  • 2 Hitchin property lawyers work in conjunction with Hitchin estate agents, developers, surveyors, mortgage companies and other professionals to make sure that a quality service is offered to clients every step of the way, offering all the advice and support you require
  • 3 The hallmark of our conveyancing solicitors in Hitchin is quality not quantity. The level of service offered by conveyancing "factories" (sometimes 'recommended' by large estate agency chains) often falls short of the level of professionalism you would hope for.
  • 4 Hitchin solicitor are the key to a successful Hitchin conveyancing experience, keeping the process under control. They are on your side throughout, offering dedicated advice for the duration of your transaction
  • 5 Firms that specialise in conveyancing in Hitchin have a grasp oflocal issues peculiar to Hitchin and therefore you may benefit from better advice and speedier conveyancing.

Examples of recent conveyancing in Hitchin since March 2024*

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Hitchin

My financial adviser has asked me for my Hitchin solicitor’s panel reference for the HSBC conveyancing panel. Can you suggest how I find this out. I have tried my local Hitchin office but they cant find it on their system.

Have you tried contacting your Hitchin conveyancer about this?. They maintain a central record lender panel numbers.

Do I find a Licenced Conveyancer or Solicitor for conveyancing in Hitchin?

There are two types of lawyers who can carry out conveyancing in Hitchin namely CLC regulated conveyancers or solicitors. The two can provide the legal services that required to complete the sale or purchase of property. Both are obliged to perform Hitchin conveyancing to the same standards and guidelines so you can be safe in the knowledge that your conveyancing will be properly administered and that all requirements and steps will be appropriately adhered to.

My lawyer has informed me that flying freehold insurance is needed on my purchase. What is the typical level of cover needed for conveyancing in Hitchin?

The appropriate level of flying freehold indemnity insurance depends on your lender. It would differ for example between Nationwide Building Society and Chelsea Building Society. Conveyancing lawyers as opposed to members of the public take out such policies.

I'm in the throws of viewing apartments in Hitchin and I am now considering a potential offer. Is it too early to have a solicitor in place? I will be getting a home loan with Nottingham.

It would be wise to commence your search sooner rather than later. After you have chosen your lawyer and once your offer is accepted you can instruct them to work for you and pass their contact information on to the estate agent. As you are taking out a mortgage with Nottingham, ask your prospective lawyers if they are on the Nottingham conveyancing panel otherwise they can't do the mortgage legal work.

I have justbeen informed that Wolstenholmes have been shut down. They conducted my conveyancing in Hitchin for a purchase of a leasehold apartment 10 months ago. How can I establish that the property is registered correctly in the name of the former proprietor?

The quickest way to see if the property is in your name, you can carry out 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 Hitchin conveyancing specialists.

About to purchase a new build apartment in Hitchin. Conveyancing is daunting 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.

Here is a sample of a selection of leasehold new build questions that you can expect your new-build leasehold conveyancing in Hitchin

    Investor purchasers must be able to freely grant unsecured tenancies at market rents without requiring any consents. Please supply a car parking plan. Has the Lease plan been approved by the Land Registry and if not when will they be lodged for this purpose? There must be mutual enforceability of lessee’s covenants.

Due to the input of my in-laws I had a survey completed on a house in Hitchin before instructing conveyancers. I have been told that there is a flying freehold overhang to the house. My surveyor has said that some lenders tend refuse to issue a loan on a flying freehold home.

It varies from the lender to lender. Santander has different instructions for example to Birmingham Midshires. If you call us we can check via the appropriate bank. If you lender is happy to lend one our lawyers can assist as they are accustomed to dealing with flying freeholds in Hitchin. Conveyancing can be more complicated and therefore you should check with your conveyancing solicitor in Hitchin to see if the conveyancing will be more expensive.

I am using a search engine for the words conveyancing in Hitchin it reveals numerous conveyancerslocally. How do I determine which is the suitable conveyancing solicitor for me?

The best method of seeking the right conveyancer is via personal testimonial, so seek the opinion of colleagues and family who have purchased a property in Hitchin or the local estate agent or financial adviser. Costs for conveyancing in Hitchin vary, so it's a good idea to request at least four costs illustrations from different solicitors. Be sure to secure confirmation that the fees are fixed.

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Commercial Conveyancing solicitors in Hitchin regulated by the SRA

The firms listed below are a small selection of solicitors in Hitchin with expertise in commercial conveyancing in Hitchin. This may include advice on commercial leases including all matters relating to landlord and tenant law
  • Ross Williams, Victoria House, 26 Tilehouse Street, Hitchin, Hertfordshire, SG5 2DY
  • Law Brand Limited, 8 Tilehouse Street, Hitchin, Hertfordshire, SG5 2DU
  • Law Brand, 8 Tilehouse Street, Hitchin, Hertfordshire, SG5 2DU
  • Foreman Laws Llp, 25 Bancroft, Hitchin, Hertfordshire, SG5 1JW
  • Neves And Dyer Solicitors, 4 Tilehouse Street, Hitchin, Hertfordshire, SG5 2DW

Domestic Licensed Conveyancers in Hitchin regulated by the CLC

Please be aware that the listed conveyancers do not limit their work for conveyancing in Hitchin but also conveyancing throughout England and Wales.
  • New Horizons Property & Probate Lawyers Limited, 50 Station Road, SG6 3BE
  • New Horizons Property & Probate Lawyers Limited, Wye Lodge, SG1 3EA

Planning law solicitors in Hitchin regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority

The solicitors listed below are a small selection of solicitors in Hitchin practicing in planning law. This may include advice on making sure people do what the planning regulations say
  • Foreman Laws Llp, 25 Bancroft, Hitchin, Hertfordshire, SG5 1JW
  • Hamilton Davies, 28 High Street, Stevenage, Hertfordshire, SG1 3HF

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

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