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Top 5 reasons to use our service to assist you select a high street conveyancing solicitor in Hoddesdon

  • 1 On the balance of probabilities the other side’s lawyers are based in Hoddesdon - if so sets of lawyers are likely to be familiar
  • 2 Cut price packages from online conveyancers might be tempting. However, these organisations are often located hundreds of kilometers away with limited understanding of the factors that affect property transactions in Hoddesdon
  • 3 The hallmark of our conveyancing solicitors in Hoddesdon is quality not quantity. The level of service offered by conveyancing "factories" (sometimes 'recommended' by large estate agency chains) sometimes falls short of the level of professionalism you would hope for.
  • 4 Hoddesdon property lawyers have a crucial edge when it comes to Hoddesdon conveyancing as they have important local knowledge of local authority requirements, planning policies and other issues that will affect your sale or purchase
  • 5 Our site is the only site offering you the ability to check that your conveyancing in Hoddesdon will be conducted by a law firm on your bank conveyancing panel.

Examples of recent conveyancing in Hoddesdon since August 2023*


of house premises, Lord Street, EN11 8NQ completing on 18/09/2023 at a price of £620,000. The legal transfer of property incorporates some of the following tasks: agreeing completion date with parties, setting up the completion formalities, sending title deeds and executed transfer to purchaser’s solicitor


of detached residence residence, Park Lane, EN10 7PG completing on 29/08/2023 at a price of £2,110,000. The legal transfer of property incorporates some of the following tasks: sending the transfer to the seller for execution in preparation for completion, agreeing completion date with parties, sending title deeds and signed transfer to purchaser’s solicitor


of flat High Road EN10 7HX, acquired for £250,000. Leasehold conveyancing due diligence included: sending the transfer to the vendor for signature in preparation for completion, preparing statement detailing charges, setting up the completion formalities


of apartment High Road EN10 7BN, sold for £265,000. Leasehold conveyancing work included: ordering official copies of the title, agreeing completion date with parties, setting up the completion formalities

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Hoddesdon

The Hoddesdon conveyancing firm handling our Hoddesdon conveyancing has spotted a difference when comparing the information in the valuation report and what is revealed within the title deeds. My lawyer says that he is duty bound to check that the lender is happy with this discrepancy and is content to go ahead. Is my lawyer’s course or action appropriate?

Your conveyancer must comply with the UK Finance Lenders’ Handbook provisions which do require that your lawyer disclose any incorrect assumptions in the lender’s valuation report and the legal papers. Should you refuse to allow your lawyer to make the appropriate notification then your lawyer will have no choice but to discontinue acting for both parties.

How up to date is your search tool for Hoddesdon conveyancing solicitors on the Nationwide conveyancing panel? Do Nationwide send you an updated list?

Hoddesdon conveyancing firms themselves provide us confirmation that they are on the Nationwide conveyancing panel as opposed to being supplied with a list from Nationwide directly.

I am purchasing a new build flat in Hoddesdon. How practical is it for me to do the conveyancing?

Leaving aside the complexities and merits of DIY conveyancing in Hoddesdon you will have to appoint a solicitor on your bank's conveyancing panel to look after their interests. Most people therefore find it easier to let the solicitor act for them and the lender. Furthermore there is minimal cost savings to be made in you doing conveyancing for yourself and another lawyer conducting the conveyancing for the lender. Please feel free to use the search tool to find a lawyer on your lender panel in Hoddesdon.

My bid for a property was accepted at auction in Hoddesdon. Conveyancing is needed. What is next?

Given that you have now to in every practical sense signed on the dotted line you now have to instruct a conveyancing practitioner as a matter of urgency as you will have a fast approaching a drop dead date to complete the purchase. Every auction property will have a corresponding auction set of papers. This should include most,if not all of the documents that your lawyer requires. If you have purchased leasehold property the conveyancing pack may include a copy of the lease, management information and a sellers leasehold information form and other conveyancing paperwork relating to a leasehold property. You must hand this to your appointed conveyancing solicitor ASAP. You also need to ensure that your finances are in order to complete on the on the contractual date .

We are aiming to move property in February. Will my conveyancing solicitor communicate with the removal company on the completion day. On a separate note, can you recommend a removal company in Hoddesdon. Conveyancing solicitor was organised before I stumbled across your website.

On the afternoon of completion you will need to collect the house keys from your estate agent but this can only occur when the previous owners solicitors advise the agent that the monies to complete are in and the keys can be collected. After that you will need to advise the removal men that they can start moving you in. As a matter of policy we do not recommend a particular removal company but can assist you in choosing a residential property solicitor in Hoddesdon or a firm with expertise in conveyancing in Hoddesdon.

Is it the case that all Hoddesdon conveyancing solicitors on the HSBC conveyancing panel are governed by the Solicitors Regulatory Authority?

As a firm of solicitors, in order to be on the HSBC approved list of solicitors they would need to be regulated by the SRA. Some lenders do permit licenced conveyancers on their panel and in that case the organisation would be governed by the CLC.

Various internet forums that I have visited warn that are the main reason for obstruction in Hoddesdon conveyancing transactions. Is there any truth in this?

The Council of Property Search Organisations (CoPSO) published findings of research by MoveWithUs that conveyancing searches do not feature within the common causes of delays during the legal transfer of property. Searches are unlikely to be the root cause of holding up conveyancing in Hoddesdon.

We are 18 days into a leasehold purchase having been recommend to solicitors by the high street agent to handle our conveyancing in Hoddesdon. I am not happy. Could you help me find new solicitors?

They would need to be very bad in order to consider replacing them. Has the mortgage offer been generated? If so you will need to advise them of the new contact details and get the loan are re-issued. The solicitor ideally should be on the lenders approved list to avoid escalating costs and complications. So that should be your first question of the new conveyancers. Our search tool should assist you in finding a bank approved lawyer for your conveyancing in Hoddesdon

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Sample of conveyancing solicitors in Hoddesdon regulated by the SRA

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

  • Braddon & Snow Limited, Montagu House, 68 High Street, Hoddesdon, Hertfordshire, EN11 8HA
  • Duffield Harrison Llp, Rathmore House, 56 High Street, Hoddesdon, Hertfordshire, EN11 8EX
  • Betteridges Solicitors Limited, 25a London Road, Hertford, Hertfordshire, SG13 7LG
  • Breeze & Wyles Solicitors Limited, 2nd Floor, Stag House, Old London Road, Hertford, Hertfordshire, SG13 7LA
  • Judkins, The Rotunda, 1 Old London Road, Hertford, Herts Sg13 7la, Hertford, Hertfordshire, SG13 7LA

Planning law solicitors in Hoddesdon regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority

The list below is a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in Hoddesdon with expertise in planning law. This will likely include advice on planning applications and appeals
  • Duffield Harrison Llp, Rathmore House, 56 High Street, Hoddesdon, Hertfordshire, EN11 8EX
  • Attwaters Jameson Hill, 72-74 Fore Street, Hertford, Hertfordshire, SG14 1BY
  • Mclellans, Old Cross House, Old Cross, Hertford, Hertfordshire, SG14 1RB
  • Djk Solicitors, 46 Highbridge Street, Waltham Abbey, En9 1bs, Waltham Abbey, Essex, EN9 1XE

Typically, Hoddesdon conveyancing for a sale includes some of the following tasks

  • Obtaining instructions from the appropriate parties
  • Collating the documents evidencing the title to the property
  • Drafting contract and associated papers
  • Sending draft papers to the solicitor representing the buyer
  • Finalising the wording for contracts and responding to additional queries from the purchaser’s solicitor
  • Agreeing the transfer document
  • Responding to requisitions submitted by the buyer’s solicitor
  • Carrying out the key stage of exchanging contracts and then preparing for completion
  • Accepting the sale proceeds and wiring funds to the owner, the estate agent and redeeming the mortgage (if appropriate)

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

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