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Main reasons to use our service to help you find a high street conveyancing solicitor in Kenton

  • 1 Regardless alternative companies inform you it could be important to attend your conveyancer to sign documents. Too many 3rd parties are already engaged in a house sale without needing to include Royal Mail into the pot.
  • 2 We are the UKs most comprehensive domestic conveyancing directory listing bank approved law practices conducting conveyancing in Kenton regulated and authorised by the SRA or Council of Licensed Conveyancers.
  • 3 Excellent communication together with a wealth of experience are key benefits that you should look for when choosing conveyancing solicitors. Kenton home moves can be made significantly more stressful because of lack of transparency between all the parties. The lawyers we work with endeavour to make sure that communication channels are open and act on arising issues and developments quickly.
  • 4 Kenton property lawyers have a crucial edge when it comes to Kenton conveyancing as they have valuable local knowledge of local authority requirements, planning policies and other issues that will impact your conveyancing
  • 5 Kenton property lawyers work in conjunction with Kenton estate agents, property finders, surveyors, lenders and other professionals to make sure that a quality service is offered to buyers and sellers every step of the way, helping make the process as straightforward as possible

Examples of recent conveyancing in Kenton since January 2019*

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Kenton

Can your site be used to recommend a Conveyancing solicitor in Kenton even where I’m not buying or selling a house, for example where I intend to buy an office in Kenton with a loan from HSBC Bank?

Our comparison service is primarily used to select residential conveyancing solicitors in Kenton but we have listed at the bottom of this page a selection of Kenton commercial conveyancing firms. You will need to make contact with the company directly to see if they can also act for HSBC Bank

Do the Building Society Association intend to launch a searchable register to list firms on the Norwich and Peterborough Building Society conveyancing panel for instance in Kenton?

Lexsure has not been advised of any plans on the part of the BSA to develop such a register.

Me and my brother own a semi-detached Victorian house in Kenton. Conveyancing lawyer represented me and Aldermore. I did a free Land Registry search last week and there are two entries: the first freehold, the second leasehold under the exact same address. I thought I was buying a freehold how can I check?

You need to read the Freehold register you have again and check the Charges Register as there may be mention of a lease. The best way to be sure that you are also the registered proprietor of the leasehold and freehold title as well is to check (£3). It is not completely unheard of in Kenton and other areas of the country and poses no real issues for owners other than when they mortgage they have to account for both freehold and leasehold interests when dealing with lenders. You can also question the situation with your conveyancing practitioner who conducted the conveyancing.

Just had an offer accepted on a new build apartment in Kenton. Conveyancing is daunting 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 conveyancing.

Set out below are examples of a few leasehold new build questions that you can expect your new-build leasehold conveyancing in Kenton

    There must be mutual enforceability of lessee’s covenants. The Vendor must covenant to keep unoccupied units in good repair until long leases are granted therefore. 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. Please provide evidence that the form of Lease proposed has been approved by the Land Registry.

Over the last few months I have been searching for a flat up to £245,000 and identified one near me in Kenton I like with open areas and transport links nearby, however it's only got 52 years on the lease. There is not much else in Kenton for this price, so just wondered if I would be making a mistake purchasing a lease with such few years left?

If you require a mortgage the shortness of the lease will be a potential deal breaker. Discount the price by the anticipated lease extension will cost if it has not already been discounted. If the existing owner has owned the premises for a minimum of 2 years you can request that they start the process of the extension and then assign it to you. An additional ninety years can be extended on to the current lease with a zero ground rent applied. You should consult your conveyancing lawyer regarding this.

I am the leaseholder of a a ground floor purpose built flat in Kenton. In the absence of agreement between myself and the landlord, can the Leasehold valuation Tribunal make a decision on the sum due for a lease extension?

Absolutely. We are happy to put you in touch with a Kenton conveyancing firm who can help.

An example of a Freehold Enfranchisement matter before the tribunal for a Kenton flat 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 remaining number of years on the lease was 74 years.

What makes a Kenton lease problematic?

There is nothing unique about leasehold conveyancing in Kenton. Most leases are unique and legal mistakes in the legal wording can sometimes mean that certain provisions are erroneous. The following missing provisions could result in a defective lease:

    A provision to repair to or maintain elements of the premises

A defective lease can cause problems when trying to sell a property primarily because it impacts on the ability to obtain a mortgage on the property. HSBC Bank, The Mortgage Works, and Nottingham Building Society all have express 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 provide security, obliging the purchaser to withdraw.

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Residential Landlord and Tenant Conveyancing solicitors in Kenton

The list below is a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in Kenton practicing in landlord and tenant law and on the regulations governing different types of tenancies. This will likely 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

Residential Licensed Conveyancers in Kenton regulated by the CLC

Please note that the listed conveyancers do not limit their work for conveyancing in Kenton but also conveyancing across England and Wales.
  • Home 2 Home Property Lawyers Limited, 32 Millais Gardens, HA8 5SY
  • Quality Conveyancing Ltd, Westgate House, W5 1YY
  • House Owners Conveyancers Limited, 56 Windermere Avenue, N3 3RA
  • House Owners Conveyancers Limited, Dephina House, N3 2JU
  • Ldn Conveyancing Ltd, 3 Acton Hill Mews, W3 9QN

Planning law solicitors in Kenton regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority

The list below is a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in Kenton specialising in planning law. The solicitors can give expert legal advice on all aspects of planning, including making sure people do what the planning regulations say
  • 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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