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  • 1 The Kenton conveyancing practitioners that are listed are committed to providing the most cost, efficient and accessible conveyancing service to borrowers, sellers and investors in Kenton
  • 2 Kenton property lawyers have a crucial edge when it comes to Kenton conveyancing as they have important local knowledge of local authority requirements, planning policies and other matters that will affect your conveyancing
  • 3 The mark of a good conveyancing solicitor in Kenton is quality not quantity. The level of service offered by conveyancing "factories" (sometimes 'recommended' by national chain estate agents) often falls short of the level of professionalism you would hope for.
  • 4 Our site offers most comprehensive domestic conveyancing directory service identifying mortgage company approved law firms carrying out conveyancing in Kenton registered with the SRA or CLC.
  • 5 The companies identified on our directory have a mix of conveyancing lawyers, legal executives and support staff handling thousands of conveyancing matters each year.

Examples of recent conveyancing in Kenton since April 2021*

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Kenton

Would the conveyancing lawyers listed on your site execute attended exchange conveyancing in Kenton?

We do have a number of conveyancing experts carrying out 24hr exchanges. Do contact us to secure a costs illustration and details as to availability.

Having sold my house in Kenton last February yet the purchaser is Skype messaging daily to moan that their conveyancer needs to hear from mysolicitor. What are the post completion sale legalities following completion?

Post completion of your disposal your conveyancer is committed to send the transfer deeds and all supplemental paperwork to the buyer’s lawyers. Where relevant, your conveyancer should also confirm that the mortgage has been redeemed to the purchasers lawyers. There is unlikely to be post completion requirements peculiar conveyancing in Kenton.

Should our lawyer be raising enquiries concerning flooding as part of the conveyancing in Kenton.

The risk of flooding is if increasing concern for lawyers dealing with homes in Kenton. There are those who acquire a house in Kenton, completely expectant that at some time, it may be flooded. However, leaving to one side the physical damage, if a property is at risk of flooding, it may be difficult to get a mortgage, satisfactory building insurance, or sell the property. Steps can be carried out as part of the conveyancing process to forewarn the buyer.

Lawyers are not best placed to offer advice on flood risk, however there are a number of searches that can be undertaken by the buyer or by their solicitors which can give them a better understanding of the risks in Kenton. The conventional set of information sent to a buyer’s solicitor (where the solicitors are adopting what is known as the Conveyancing Protocol) includes a usual question of the vendor to discover if the property has ever been flooded. In the event that flooding has previously occurred and is not revealed by the owner, then a purchaser may commence a legal claim for losses as a result of such an incorrect response. A purchaser’s lawyers will also conduct an environmental report. This should disclose whether there is a recorded flood risk. If so, further inquiries will need to be carried out.

I've recently found out that there is a flying freehold issue on a house I put an offer in a fortnight ago in what should have been a quick, chain free conveyancing. Kenton is the location of the property. Can you shed any light on this issue?

Flying freeholds in Kenton are not the norm but are more likely to exist in relation to terraced houses. Even though you don't necessarily need a conveyancing solicitor in Kenton you would need to get your solicitor to go through the deeds thoroughly. Your bank may require your conveyancing solicitor to take out an indemnity policy. Some of the more diligent conveyancing solicitors in Kenton may determine that this is not enough and that the deeds be re-written to give you the most up to date legal protection. If so, the next door neighbour also had to sign up to the revised deeds.It is possible that your lender will not accept the situation so the sooner you find out the better. You should also check with your insurance broker as to whether they will insure a flying freehold premises.

My step-father has recommend that I use his conveyancers in Kenton. Do I follow his guidance?

Much as we are happy to recommend a Kenton conveyancing lawyer it’s preferable to choose a conveyancing lawyer is to have feedback from friends or family who have experience in using the firm you're contemplating using.

I have had difficulty in trying to purchase the freehold in Kenton. Can the Leasehold Valuation Tribunal adjudicate on premiums?

if there is a missing freeholder or if there is dispute about the premium for a lease extension, under the relevant legislation you can apply to the LVT to assess the price.

An example of a Freehold Enfranchisement case for a Kenton property is 139/139A Masons Avenue in February 2010. this was a case with an absentee freeholder. As a result the leaseholders applied to Willesden County Court for an order dispensing with the giving of a notice of claim.14th October 2009 District Judge Brar granted a vesting order and the court directed that the matter should be transferred to this tribunal to determine the freehold premium. The tribunal concluded on a figure of £13,000 for the freehold interest This case related to 1 flat. The unexpired residue of the current lease was 74 years.

What makes a Kenton lease unmortgageable?

Leasehold conveyancing in Kenton is not unique. Most leases are unique and legal mistakes in the legal wording can sometimes mean that certain sections are erroneous. The following missing provisions could result in a defective lease:

    A duty to insure the building Clauses dealing with recovering service charges for expenditure on the building or common parts.

A defective lease will likely cause problems when trying to sell a property as they can affect a potential buyer’s ability to obtain a mortgage. Nationwide Building Society, Coventry Building Society, and Barclays Direct all have very detailed requirements when it comes to what is expected in a lease. Where a lender has been advised by their lawyers that the lease is defective they may refuse to grant the mortgage, obliging the purchaser to withdraw.

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Sample of conveyancing solicitors in Kenton regulated by the SRA

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

  • Jane Liles Solicitors, 33 Kenton Park Road, Kenton, Middlesex, HA3 8UB
  • Mills Chody Llp, 226-228 Kenton Road, Harrow, Middlesex, HA3 8BZ
  • Msc Solicitors Limited, 24 Hillbury Avenue, Harrow, Middlesex, HA3 8EW
  • Fairview Solicitors, 5 Dorchester Way, Harrow, Middlesex, HA3 9RF
  • Burrows, 298-300 Preston Road, Harrow, Middlesex, HA3 0QB

Residential Landlord and Tenant Conveyancing solicitors in Kenton

The firms listed below are a small selection of solicitors in Kenton practicing in landlord and tenant law and on the regulations governing different types of tenancies. This should include advice on Leasehold Valuation Tribunal proceedings

  • Mills Chody Llp, 226-228 Kenton Road, Harrow, Middlesex, HA3 8BZ
  • Burrows, 298-300 Preston Road, Harrow, Middlesex, HA3 0QB
  • Bonningtons Solicitors, 276 Preston Road, Harrow, Middlesex, HA3 0QA
  • Malcolm Dear Whitfield Evans Llp, 297-299 Kenton Lane, Harrow, Middlesex, HA3 8RR
  • Linklaw Solicitors Limited, 569 Kingsbury Road, London, NW9 9EL

Planning law solicitors in Kenton regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority

The list below is a small selection of solicitors in Kenton specialising in planning law. The solicitors can give expert legal advice on all aspects of planning, including compulsory purchases in Kenton
  • Hb Public Law Ltd, Civic Centre, Station Road, Harrow, Middlesex, HA1 2UH
  • Pindoria Solicitors Limited, 1st Floor, 502 Honeypot Lane, Stanmore, Middlesex, HA7 1JR
  • Harold Benjamin, Hill House, 67-71 Lowlands Road, Harrow, Middlesex, HA1 3EQ
  • Yugin & Partners, Jubilee House, Merrion Avenue, Stanmore, Middlesex, HA7 4RY
  • Ellistons Slp Solicitors Limited, 51-53 The Broadway, Stanmore, Middlesex, HA7 4DJ

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