Would the conveyancing solicitors that you recommend carry out auction conveyancing in Ickenham?
We know of a number of auction lawyers we can connect you with those conducting auction conveyancing. Ickenham is one of the many areas of where our lawyers cover.
We are purchasing a house and require a conveyancing solicitor in Ickenham who is on the Virgin Money approved panel. Could you point me in the right direction as regards a firm?
Our service is limited to being a directory service for firms who wish to be listed as being on the approved conveyancing panel for Virgin Money . We don't recommend any particular firms conducting conveyancing in Ickenham.
This question may be naive but I am unseasoned as a first time purchaser of a ground floor flat in Ickenham. Do I pick up the keys to the house on the completion date from my lawyer? If so, I will use a High Street conveyancing solicitor in Ickenham?
There is no need to visit the lawyers office on the day of completion. Your solicitors will electronically transfer the completion advance to the seller's lawyers, and once they have received this, you will be able to receive the keys from the property Agents and move into your new home. This tends to happen early afternoon.
The formalities of my remortgage has taken place for my property in Ickenham. Conveyancing was satisfactory but I would like to complain about the lender. How do I make a complaint?
Almost all banks and building societies have complaints procedures. Your first port of call should be one of the lender’s branches or the Customer Care Team at head office. In most cases complaints to a lender are sorted out very quickly. However if you are not satisfied that the matter is not resolved you can write to Financial Ombudsman Service with full details of your complaint.
I have finally had an offer on a flat in Ickenham accepted, the vendors do however have a dependent purchase. The owners have offered on on an apartment, but it’s not yet tied up, and are looking at other apartments in the pipeline. I have chosen a local conveyancing solicitor in Ickenham. What should be my next step? When should I get the mortgage application with HSBC started?
It is usual to have apprehensions where there is a chain as you are unlikely to want to be too out of pocket too early (mortgage application is approx one thousand pounds, then survey, Ickenham conveyancing search charges, etc). First, you should check that your solicitor is on the HSBC approved list. Regarding the subsequent phase this very much dictated by the circumstances of your case, motivation for the property and on the state of the market. During a buoyant market many purchasers will apply for a home loan with HSBC and arrange for the valuation and only if it comes back ok would they request their solicitor to move forward with searches.
I need some fast conveyancing in Ickenham as I am under a deadline to complete in less than 4 weeks. Fortunately I do not require a mortgage. Can I escape the need for conveyancing searches to save money and time?
As you are not taking a home loan you are at liberty not to do searches although no solicitor would advise that you don't. Drawing on our experience of conveyancing in Ickenham the following are instances of issues that can show up and therefore affect market value: Refused Planning Applications, Outstanding Charges, Overdue Grants, Road Schemes,...
I am thinking of appointing a conveyancing practitioner in Ickenham for my house move. Is it possible to check a solicitor's record with the profession’s regulator?
You may search for documented Solicitor Regulator Association (SRA) decisions resulting from inquisitions commenced on or after Jan 2008. Visit Check a solicitor's record. To find records about the period before 1 January 2008, or to check a firm's record, ring 0870 606 2555, 08.00 - 18.00 Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and 09.30 - 18.00 Tuesday. For non-uk callers, use +44 (0)121 329 6800. The SRA may monitor telephone calls for training reasons.
There are only 68 years remaining on my flat in Ickenham. I now wish to get lease extension but my landlord is can not be found. What are my options?
On the basis that you qualify, under the Leasehold Reform, Housing and Urban Development Act 1993 you can apply to the County Court for for permission to dispense with the service of the initial notice. This will mean that your lease can be lengthened by the magistrate. However, you will be required to prove that you have used your best endeavours to track down the landlord. In some cases a specialist may be useful to conduct investigations and prepare an expert document to be accepted by the court as proof that the landlord can not be located. It is advisable to get professional help from a property lawyer both on proving the landlord’s absence and the application to the County Court covering Ickenham.
I have given up trying to purchase the freehold in Ickenham. Can the Leasehold Valuation Tribunal adjudicate on premiums?
You certainly can. We can put you in touch with a Ickenham conveyancing firm who can help.
An example of a Lease Extension matter before the tribunal for a Ickenham property is Flat 72 Queens Walk in January 2013. The Tribunals calculated the premium payable to be £22,090. This case was in relation to 1 flat. The unexpired lease term was 53.26 years.