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Reasons to use our Kew conveyancing solicitors

  • 1 Cut price packages from online conveyancers might be tempting. However, these companies are often based hundreds of kilometers away with little appreciation of the factors that affect property transactions in Kew
  • 2 Using a a family Solicitor usually results in a more personal touch. When using a large conveyancing firm, your transaction is handled by a team of people who check what is happening on the file by determining whether the ‘computers says no’.
  • 3 Kew conveyancers will be familiar with the local Land Registry Office, Local Authority and selling agents
  • 4 The Kew conveyancing firms that are listed are dedicated to providing value for money, efficient and accessible conveyancing service to borrowers, sellers and investors in Kew
  • 5 Property lawyer conveyancing solicitors have excellent personal links with Kew selling agents and work very closely with them and local surveyors so as to ensure transactions proceed expeditiously.

Examples of recent conveyancing in Kew since April 2020*

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Kew

I can see plenty of information on this site about conveyancing in Kew but what is your top tip for choosing the right conveyancer in Kew

We would encourage you not to base your choice on the cheapest Kew conveyancing quote. You really do get what you pay for when it comes to property lawyers. A cheap quote may mean that the conveyancing solicitor is handling a lot of jobs at one time and you won’t get the quality of service and the attention that you need. It is, however, wise to use a conveyancer who has a fixed fee on a no sale, no fee basis. This way, you know exactly what you’ll have to pay in ahead of time.

The formalities of my remortgage has taken place for my property in Kew. Conveyancing was of an acceptable standard but I feel I should register my dissatisfaction about the lender. How do I make a complaint?

Most lenders have complaints procedures. Your first port of call should be one of the lender’s branches or the Customer Care Department at head office. We understand that complaints to a lender are resolved effectively and efficiently. However if you are not satisfied that the matter is not resolved you can write to Financial Ombudsman Service who will take matters further.

About to purchase flat in Kew. I have received an online quote from a licenced conveyancer, which states: "There will be no charge for dealing with the Building Society if you are obtaining a mortgage". I take this to mean that there will be no additional fee if the solicitor is on the Leeds Building Society conveyancing panel. I wanted to make sure it means there will be no additional fees for dealing with the mortgage.

They are simply saying that the cost for acting for the lender is included in the fee being quoted. It is worth you checking that the Kew solicitor is on the Leeds Building Society conveyancing panel.

I have todayfound out that Arc property Solicitors have closed. They carried out my conveyancing in Kew for a purchase of a leasehold flat 18 months ago. How can I check that my home is registered correctly in the name of the former proprietor?

The easiest method to see if the property is registered to you, 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 Kew conveyancing specialists.

I'm purchasing a new build house in Kew benefiting from help to buy. The sellers would not reduce the price so I negotiated 6k of fixtures and fittings instead. The estate agent suggested that I not to tell my conveyancer about the deal as it will impact my loan with Clydesdale. Should I keep quiet?.

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 have been on the look out for a leasehold apartment up to £245,000 and found one close by in Kew I like with a park and transport links in the vicinity, however it's only got 49 years unexpired on the lease. There is not much else in Kew suitable, so just wondered if I would be making a grave error acquiring a short lease?

Should you need a mortgage that many years may be a potential deal breaker. Discount the price by the amount the lease extension will cost if not already taken into account. If the current proprietor has owned the property for at least 2 years you can request that they commence the lease extension formalities and then assign it to you. You can add 90 years to the current lease term and have £0 ground rent by law. You should consult your conveyancing solicitor regarding this matter.

I am looking into buying my first house which is in Kew and I am already nervous. I couldn't find anything specific about Kew. Conveyancing will be needed in due course but do you know about the Kew area? or perhaps some other tips you can share?

Rather than looking online forget looking online you should go and have a look at Kew. In the meantime here are some basic statistics that we found

I wish to let out my leasehold flat in Kew. Conveyancing solicitor who did the purchase is retired - so can't ask him. Is permission from the freeholder required?

Notwithstanding that your previous Kew conveyancing solicitor is no longer around you can review your lease to check if it allows you to sublet the apartment. The rule is that if the lease is non-specific, subletting is allowed. There may be a precondition that you need to seek consent from your landlord or some other party in advance of subletting. The net result is that you cannot sublet without first obtaining permission. The consent should not be unreasonably refused ore delayed. If the lease does not allow you to sublet you will need to ask your landlord if they are willing to waive this restriction.

I own a ground-floor 1960’s flat in Kew. Given that I can not reach agreement with the landlord, can the Leasehold valuation Tribunal make a decision on the sum due for the purchase of the freehold?

Absolutely. We can put you in touch with a Kew conveyancing firm who can help.

An example of a Lease Extension case for a Kew premises is Flat 1 30 Ennismore Avenue in September 2010. the Tribunal adopted and arrived at a premium for the lease extension of £29, 900 This case affected 1 flat. The remaining number of years on the lease was 68.34 years.

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Sample of conveyancing solicitors in Kew regulated by the SRA

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

  • Geraldine Mcaleese & Co, 82 Grove Park Terrace, London, W4 3JJ
  • Austins Solicitors, Building 3 Chiswick Park, 566 Chiswick High Road, Chiswick, London, W4 5YA
  • The Law House Limited, Building 3, Chiswick Park, 566 Chisiwck High Road, London, W4 5YA
  • Lancasters, 486 Chiswick High Road, London, W4 5TT
  • Douglass Simon, 60 High Street, Brentford, Middlesex, TW8 0AH

Residential Licensed Conveyancers in Kew regulated by the CLC

Please note that the listed conveyancers do not limit their work for conveyancing in Kew but also conveyancing throughout England and Wales.
  • Stratega Law Ltd, Bldg 3 Chiswick Park, W4 5YA
  • J Scollan & Co Property Lawyers, First Floor Canal Court, TW8 8JA
  • Ldn Conveyancing Ltd, 3 Acton Hill Mews, W3 9QN
  • Quality Conveyancing Ltd, Westgate House, W5 1YY
  • Clay & Co Limited, First Floor, TW11 0HE

Planning law solicitors in Kew regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority

The list below is a small selection of solicitors in Kew practicing in planning law. This may include advice on applications about listed buildings and conservation areas
  • Sjs Law Limited, Unit 8, Kew Bridge Piazza, 8 Kew Bridge Road, London, TW8 0FL
  • Starck Uberoi Solicitors Limited, 45 St. Mary's Road, London, London, W5 5RG
  • Sutton-mattocks & Co Llp, 1 Rocks Lane, London, SW13 0DE
  • Russell - Cooke Llp, 2 Putney Hill, London, SW15 6AB
  • Hoffman-bokaei Solicitors, Suite 2, Exhibition House, Addison Bridge Place, Hammersmith Road Kensington Olympia, London, London, W14 8XP

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

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