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Reasons to use our Kentish Town conveyancing solicitors

  • 1 Using a a family Solicitor generally means that you will receive a more personal touch. When using a large conveyancing firm, you tend to be looked after by a team of people who who update you by determining whether the ‘computers says no’.
  • 2 Experience means that Kentish Town property lawyer have established valuable connections with Kentish Town local estate agents, banks, building societies, landlords and property developers enabling them to liaise at speed with all concerned in the process of handling your conveyancing in Kentish Town.
  • 3 Kentish Town lawyers have a crucial edge when it comes to Kentish Town conveyancing as they have valuable local knowledge of local authority requirements, planning policies and other issues that will impact your sale or purchase
  • 4 Solicitors accustomed to conveyancing in Kentish Town have a grasp oflocal issues specific to Kentish Town and therefore you may benefit from better advice and expeditious conveyancing.
  • 5 Conveyancer conveyancing lawyers have excellent personal connections with Kentish Town estate agents and work very closely with them and local surveyors so as to ensure transactions proceed expeditiously.

Examples of recent conveyancing in Kentish Town since October 2021*

Disposal

of apartment Winchester Road NW3 3ND, at sale price of £840,000. Leasehold conveyancing included: drafting the sale agreement and Transfer, sending conveyancing papers to buyers representatives, taking formal instructions from and updating the seller client

Disposal

of apartment Haslemere Road N8 9QX, at purchase sum of £1,100,000. Leasehold conveyancing included: sending the transfer to the vendor for execution in preparation for completion, taking formal instructions from and updating the seller client, preparing statement detailing charges

Sale

of apartment Rawreth Walk N1 8TN, at purchase sum of £473,280. Leasehold conveyancing included: drafting the sale agreement and Transfer, sending the transfer to the vendor for execution in preparation for completion, taking formal instructions from and updating the seller client

Disposal

of apartment Essex Road N1 3GH, at the agreed sum of £490,000. Leasehold conveyancing included: sending conveyancing papers to buyers representatives, agreeing completion date with parties, preparing statement detailing charges

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Kentish Town

I am the registered owner of a freehold property in Kentish Town yet charged rent, why is this and what is this?

It is rare for properties in Kentish Town and has limited impact for conveyancing in Kentish Town 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 date back hundreds of years, but the Rent Charge Act 1977 barred the generation 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 post 2037 will be extinguished.

Do I need to pop into the offices of the solicitor to execute the legal charge? If so, I will appoint a lawyer who conducts conveyancing in Kentish Town so that I can attend their offices when needed.

Most conveyancing panel lawyers for banks conduct the vast majority of communications via Royal Mail, e-mail or over phone calls. This enables them to conduct the conveyancing transaction no matter where you live in England or Wales. Nevertheless you can check if you have the option of attending the offices of your conveyancing lawyer if just in case this is required.

I have justbecome aware that Stirling Law have closed. They carried out my conveyancing in Kentish Town for a purchase of a freehold house 10 months ago. How can I be sure that my home is registered correctly in the name of the former proprietor?

The quickest method to see if the premises 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 Kentish Town conveyancing specialists.

I am purchasing my first flat in Kentish Town with a loan from Lloyds TSB Bank. The sellers refused to budge the price so I negotiated five thousand pounds worth of additionals instead. The property agent advised me not reveal to my lawyer about the deal as it will affect my loan with Lloyds TSB Bank. Do I keep my lawyer in the dark?.

All lenders require a Disclosure of Incentives Form from the developer of any new build, converted or renovated property, It is available online from the Lenders’ Handbook page on the CML website. CML form is completed and handed to the lender's surveyor when the inspection is done.

Lenders have different policies on incentives. Some accept none at all, cash or physical, while others will accept cash incentives up to 5%.

Hard to understand why the representative of a builder would be suggesting you withold information from a solicitor when all this will be clearly visible on forms the builder has to supply to its solicitor, the buyer's solicitor and the surveyor.

I decided to have a survey carried out on a property in Kentish Town in advance of instructing solicitors. I have been informed that there is a flying freehold aspect to the property. Our surveyor has said that some mortgage companies may refuse to issue a loan on a flying freehold premises.

It varies from the lender to lender. Bank of Scotland has different instructions from Halifax. Should you wish to telephone us we can look into this further via the appropriate lender. If you lender is happy to lend one our lawyers can help as they are accustomed to dealing with flying freeholds in Kentish Town. Conveyancing will be smoother if you use a solicitor in Kentish Town especially if they are acquainted with such properties in Kentish Town.

My step-father has recommend that I use his lawyers for conveyancing in Kentish Town. Do I take his guidance?

Much as we are happy to recommend a Kentish Town conveyancing lawyer the ideal way to select a conveyancing practitioner is to get guidance from friends or family who have experience in using the solicitor you're are thinking of instructing.

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Residential Landlord and Tenant Conveyancing solicitors in Kentish Town

The list below is a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in Kentish Town practicing in landlord and tenant law and on the regulations governing different types of tenancies. This could include advice on Court proceedings for possession

  • Leslie Franks Solicitors Limited, Unit 2, Kentish Town Business Centre, Regis Road, Kentish Town, London, NW5 3EW
  • Crumplins Solicitors, 77 Haverstock Hill, London, NW3 4SL
  • Chalcots, 62 Stanbury Court, 99 Haverstock Hill, London, NW3 4RR
  • Osbornes Solicitors Llp, Livery House, 7-9 Pratt Street, Camden Town, London, NW1 0AE
  • Lewis Nedas Law Ltd, 24 Camden High Street, London, NW1 0JH

Commercial Conveyancing solicitors in Kentish Town regulated by the SRA

The firms listed below are a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in Kentish Town specialising in commercial conveyancing in Kentish Town. This may include advice on buying or selling a shop, pub, restaurant, office, retail unit
  • Crumplins Solicitors, 77 Haverstock Hill, London, NW3 4SL
  • Marshall F Levine & Associates, 81 Haverstock Hill, London, NW3 4SL
  • Chalcots, 62 Stanbury Court, 99 Haverstock Hill, London, NW3 4RR
  • Osbornes Solicitors Llp, Livery House, 7-9 Pratt Street, Camden Town, London, NW1 0AE
  • Ahmed & Co, 67a Camden High Street, London, NW1 7JL

Domestic Licensed Conveyancers in Kentish Town regulated by the CLC

Please note that the listed conveyancers do not limit their work for conveyancing in Kentish Town but also conveyancing throughout England and Wales.
  • Stratega Law Ltd, Sutherland House, W1F 7TE
  • House Owners Conveyancers Limited, 56 Windermere Avenue, N3 3RA
  • House Owners Conveyancers Limited, Dephina House, N3 2JU
  • L B Property Lawyers, Imperial House, N17 0SP
  • Ldn Conveyancing Ltd, 3 Acton Hill Mews, W3 9QN

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

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