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Reasons to use our Ickenham conveyancing solicitors

  • 1 Cut price packages from online conveyancers might seem attractive. However, these firms are often based hundreds of miles away with limited appreciation of the factors that impact property transactions in Ickenham
  • 2 There is a better than average chance that the the conveyancers for the other party are based in Ickenham - if so both parties will be on good working terms
  • 3 Regardless alternative lawyers may claim it may be necessary to attend your solicitor to sign documents. There are enough parties involved in a house sale without needing to add the postman into the pot.
  • 4 Peace of mind comes when you choose the very best, most recommended conveyancing solicitors. Ickenham has a number to select from, but for a truly dependable and dependable service many local people have been use the recommendation of this site.
  • 5 The firms shown on our directory have a mix of conveyancing solicitors, legal executives and support staff handling thousands of conveyancing matters annually.

Examples of recent conveyancing in Ickenham since December 2019*

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Ickenham

My friend's step-father is a conveyancer. I suspect that I will be offered preferential fee for conveyancing, However if that does not come through, what level of fees would I typically be looking at for conveyancing in Ickenham?

It’s advisable to request 3 or more like-for-like conveyancing quotes. Do use our comparison tool on this page. You will notice that estimates do be different but service levels do differ between solicitors as is true with most professions.

I am buying a property and require a conveyancing solicitor in Ickenham who is on the Halifax approved. Could you point me in the right direction as regards a conveyancing firm?

Our service is limited to being a directory service for firms who wish to listed as being on the approved conveyancing panel for Halifax in certain locations such as Ickenham. We dont recommend any particular firm.

Despite weeks of looking the Title Certificate and documents to our property can not be found. The solicitors who did the conveyancing in Ickenham 10 years ago have long since closed. Will I be able to sell the house?

You no longer need to hold title official documentation to establish that you are the registered proprietor of land or property, as the Land Registry hold details of all registered land or property electronically.

Due to the encouragement of my in-laws I had a survey completed on a property in Ickenham before appointing conveyancers. I have been told that there is a flying freehold overhang to the property. The surveyor has said that some lenders may not grant a loan on a flying freehold home.

It depends who your proposed lender is. Lloyds has different instructions for example to Birmingham Midshires. Should you wish to call us we can investigate further via the appropriate mortgage company. If you lender is happy to lend one our lawyers can assist as they are used to dealing with flying freeholds in Ickenham. Conveyancing can be more complicated and therefore you should check with your conveyancing solicitor in Ickenham to see if the conveyancing costs will increase in light of this.

I am looking to sell my property. My previous lawyers closed down. It would be helpful to have a recommendation of a conveyancing firm. I happen to live in Ickenham if that makes a difference.

You should use our search tool to help you choose a solicitor for your conveyancing in Ickenham. We have connected thousands of home buyers and sellers with lender approved solicitors to ensure that the legalities of their house move runs smoothly.

I am attracted to a couple of maisonettes in Ickenham which have about fifty years unexpired on the leases. Will this present a problem?

There are plenty of short leases in Ickenham. The lease is a legal document that entitles you to use the premises for a period of time. As a lease shortens the marketability of the lease deteriorates and it becomes more costly to acquire a lease extension. This is why it is generally wise to increase the term of the lease. More often than not it is difficulties arise selling premises with a short lease because mortgage companies less inclined to grant a loan on properties of this type. Lease extension can be a difficult process. We advise that you get professional help from a solicitor and surveyor with experience in this area.

I have tried to negotiate informally with with my landlord to extend my lease without getting anywhere. Can a leaseholder make an application to the Leasehold Valuation Tribunal? Can you recommend a Ickenham conveyancing firm to act on my behalf?

in cases where there is a missing freeholder or where there is disagreement about the premium for a lease extension, under the relevant legislation you can apply to the First-tier Tribunal (Property Chamber) to make a decision on the premium.

An example of a Lease Extension decision for a Ickenham flat is Flat 72 Queens Walk in January 2013. The Tribunals calculated the premium payable to be £22,090. This case related to 1 flat. The number of years remaining on the existing lease(s) was 53.26 years.

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Sample of conveyancing solicitors in Ickenham regulated by the SRA

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

  • Maplestones, 2 Glebe Avenue, Ickenham, Uxbridge, Middlesex, UB10 8PA
  • Worsdell & Vintner, 2 Ivy House Road, Ickenham, Uxbridge, Middlesex, UB10 8NE
  • Cathcarts, 2 Swakeleys Road, Uxbridge, Middlesex, UB10 8BG
  • Pinidiya Solicitors, 100 Hercies Rd, Hillingdon, Middlesex, UB10 9ND
  • Nicholls Christie & Crocker, 130 High Street, Uxbridge, Middlesex, UB8 1JX

Planning law solicitors in Ickenham regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority

The firms listed below are a small selection of solicitors in Ickenham with expertise in planning law. The solicitors can give expert legal advice on all aspects of planning, including applications about listed buildings and conservation areas
  • Turbervilles, Hill House, 118 High Street, Uxbridge, Middlesex, UB8 1JT
  • Iliffes Booth Bennett, Capital Court, 30 Windsor Street, Uxbridge, Middlesex, UB8 1AB
  • Jay Visva Solicitors, First Floor, 784 Uxbridge Road, Hayes, Middlesex, UB4 0RS
  • Harold Benjamin, Hill House, 67-71 Lowlands Road, Harrow, Middlesex, HA1 3EQ
  • Hb Public Law Ltd, Civic Centre, Station Road, Harrow, Middlesex, HA1 2UH

Typically, Ickenham conveyancing for a purchase has some of the following tasks

  • Conveyancer instructed by the purchaser once the offer has been accepted
  • Checking the title to the property
  • Conducting Ickenham conveyancing searches with respect to the property
  • Considering the draft sale agreement and other papers supplied by the seller’s conveyancer
  • Raising questions with the owner’s conveyancer
  • Negotiating the sale agreement
  • Considering the replies provided by the owner to pre-contract enquiries
  • Agreeing the wording for the Transfer document
  • Guiding the buyer in respect of the mortgage offer: (where relevant)
  • Drawing up and sending the buyer a report on title (that is; a breakdown of all findings on the property)
  • Carrying out the key stage of exchanging contracts and then preparing for completion
  • Preparing and submitting to HM Revenue and Customs the correct SDLT forms and payment
  • Registering the purchase and the mortgage (where appropriate) at the HM Land Registry.

Neighboring Locations

Ickenham
Ruislip Gardens
Cowley
Uxbridge
Hillingdon
Hayes

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

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