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Reasons to use our Holland Park conveyancing solicitors

  • 1 Using a local Solicitor generally results in a more personal touch. Sometimes when dealing with a large conveyancing firm, your transaction is dealt with by a team of people who who update you by reading from their computer screens.
  • 2 Our site offers largest residential conveyancing directory listing lender approved property lawyers carrying out conveyancing in Holland Park regulated and authorised by the SRA or Council of Licensed Conveyancers.
  • 3 Property lawyer conveyancing solicitors have excellent personal links with Holland Park selling agents and work very closely with them and local surveyors so as to ensure transactions proceed expeditiously.
  • 4 Peace of mind comes when you select the very best, most recommended conveyancing solicitors. Holland Park has a number to choose from, but for a truly dependable and reliable service many local people have been use the recommendation of this site.
  • 5 Cut price packages from online conveyancers might be tempting. However, these firms are often based hundreds of kilometers away with little appreciation of the factors that affect property transactions in Holland Park

Examples of recent conveyancing in Holland Park since May 2019*

Disposal

of terraced property, Gloucester Walk, W8 4HZ completing on 20/05/2019 at a price of £3,850,000. The conveyancing process included amongst the various tasks: drafting the sale agreement and Transfer, sending the transfer to the vendor for execution in preparation for completion, agreeing completion date with parties

Transfer

of apartment Iverna Court W8 6TY, at purchase price of £1,500,000. Leasehold conveyancing included: sending the transfer to the seller for signature in readiness for completion, taking formal instructions from and updating the seller client, preparing statement detailing charges

Transfer

of apartment Fitzjames Avenue W14 0RY, at buying amount of £1,650,000. Leasehold conveyancing included: sending conveyancing papers to buyers representatives, sending the transfer to the seller for signature in preparation for completion, taking formal instructions from and updating the seller client

Sale

of semi-detached property, St Marys Place, W8 5UE completing on 17/05/2019 at a price of £5,350,000. The conveyancing process incorporates some of the following tasks: sending the transfer to the vendor for signature in readiness for completion, obtaining official copies of the title, sending title deeds and signed transfer to purchaser’s solicitor

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Holland Park

I am the registered owner of a freehold residence in Holland Park but nevertheless invoiced for rent, why is this and what is this?

It’s unusual for properties in Holland Park and has limited impact for conveyancing in Holland Park 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 fresh rentcharges from 1977 onwards.

Old rentcharges can now be redeemed by making a one off payment under the Act. Any rentcharges that are still in existence in 2037 will be dispensed with completely.

What will a local search tell me regarding the house my wife and I buying in Holland Park?

Holland Park conveyancing often commences with the ordering local authority searches directly from your local Authority or via a personal search organisations for instance Xpress Legal The local search plays an important part in many a Holland Park conveyancing purchase; that is if you wish to avoid any nasty surprises after you move into your property. The search should provide data on, amongst other things, details on planning applications applicable to the premises (whether granted or refused), building control history, any enforcement action, restrictions on permitted development, nearby road schemes, contaminated land and radon gas; in all a total of 13 subject areas.

I am buying a new build flat in Holland Park. 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 should expect your new-build leasehold conveyancing in Holland Park

    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 Landlord must covenant to assume the management if the Management Company goes into liquidation or otherwise defaults in running the management scheme. If there are lifts in the building, please confirm that the owners of flats on the ground and basement floors will not be required to contribute towards the cost of maintenance and renewal. Please supply a car parking plan.

Over the last few months I have been searching for a leasehold apartment up to £245,000 and found one round the corner in Holland Park I like with amenity areas and railway links in the vicinity, the downside is that it only has 49 years unexpired on the lease. I can't really find anything else in Holland Park suitable, so just wondered if I would be making a grave error buying a short lease?

If you require a home loan the shortness of the lease may be problematic. Discount the offer by the anticipated lease extension will cost if not already taken into account. If the current proprietor has owned the property for at least 2 years you could request that they commence the lease extension formalities and then assign it to you. An additional ninety years can be extended on to the current lease term and have £0 ground rent by law. You should speak to your conveyancing lawyer about this.

How difficult is it to change conveyancer as I have to instruct one who is on the Barclays Direct conveyancing list. I hired a local conveyancing solicitor in Holland Park round the corner but she is not accepted by Barclays Direct

We will our best to assist in finding you a conveyancing solicitor in Holland Park on the Barclays Direct panel. Please note that the conveyancers that we on the directory do not pay us fee if you instruct them and are under regulation of the SRA who regulate all conveyancing solicitors in Holland Park. In utilising search facility on this page, you can compare and instruct different solicitors and conveyancers both nationally and in Holland Park.

Our conveyancer in Holland Park has uncovered a a legal deficiency with the lease for the property we are purchasing in Holland Park. The seller’s lawyers have offered title insurance as a workaround. We are happy with insurance and will cover the costs. Our lawyer says that as he is on the bank conveyancing panel he must be satisfied that the lender is happy with this solution. Who is the client here, us or the mortgage company?

The short answer to your last question is that, notwithstanding the potential for a conflict of interest, you and the mortgage company are the client. A precondition to being on the bank approved panel is to comply with the UK Finance Lenders’ Handbook requirements. The UK Finance Lenders’ Handbook conditions require your lawyer to disclose issues such as defects will the lease so that the bank can be afforded the opportunity to check with their valuer as to the extent that the value of the property is affected . Should you refuse to allow your lawyer to make the appropriate notification then your lawyer will have no choice but to discontinue acting for you.

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Sample of conveyancing solicitors in Holland Park regulated by the SRA

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

  • Avighna, 53 Norland Square, Holland Park, London, W11 4PY
  • John May Law, 17 Kensington Place, London, W8 7PT
  • Bromptons, 219 Kensington High Street, London, W8 6BD
  • Salinger Solicitors & Notary Public, 165 Kensington High Street, Kensington, London, W8 6SH
  • Merali Beedle Llp, Vicarage House, 58-60 Kensington Church Street, London, London, W8 4DB

Domestic Licensed Conveyancers in Holland Park regulated by the Council of Licensed Conveyancers

Please note that the listed conveyancers do not limit their work for conveyancing in Holland Park but also conveyancing across England and Wales.
  • Stratega Law Ltd, Sutherland House, W1F 7TE
  • Stratega Law Ltd, Bldg 3 Chiswick Park, W4 5YA
  • Ldn Conveyancing Ltd, 3 Acton Hill Mews, W3 9QN
  • Quality Conveyancing Ltd, Westgate House, W5 1YY
  • J Scollan & Co Property Lawyers, First Floor Canal Court, TW8 8JA

Planning law solicitors in Holland Park regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority

The firms listed below are a small selection of solicitors in Holland Park practicing in planning law. This should include advice on planning applications and appeals
  • Hoffman-bokaei Solicitors, Suite 2, Exhibition House, Addison Bridge Place, Hammersmith Road Kensington Olympia, London, London, W14 8XP
  • Parfitt Cresswell, 593-599 Fulham Road, London, London, SW6 5UA
  • Mark Taylor & Company, 310 Harbour Yard, Chelsea Harbour, London, SW10 0XD
  • Grower Freeman, Ivor House, 25-26 Ivor Place, London, NW1 6HR
  • Seddons, 5 Portman Square, London, W1H 6NT

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

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