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Reasons to use our Kew conveyancing solicitors

  • 1 No matter what any alternative solicitors tell you it just might be necessary to visit your solicitor to sign contracts. Too many 3rd parties are already with an interest in a homemove without having to add the postman into the equation.
  • 2 Kew solicitors work in conjunction with Kew estate agents, developers, surveyors, mortgage companies and other professionals to ensure that the highest level of service is provided to home movers every step of the way, ensuring the smoothest, most stress-free process possible
  • 3 Peace of mind comes when you choose the very best, most recommended conveyancing solicitors. Kew has a number to pick from, but for a truly dependable and dependable service many local people have been use the recommendation of this site.
  • 4 Low cost packages from online conveyancers might seem attractive. However, these firms are often based many kilometers away with little understanding of the factors that affect property transactions in Kew
  • 5 The practices listed on our directory have a variation of conveyancing solicitors, legal executives and support staff handling over one hundred thousand cases annually.

Examples of recent conveyancing in Kew since May 2019*

Conveyance

of flat Kenmore Close TW9 3JG, sold for £435,000. Leasehold conveyancing legalities included: drafting the sale agreement and Transfer, taking formal instructions from and updating the seller client, preparing statement detailing charges

Disposal

of semi-detached premises, Walpole Avenue, TW9 2DJ completing on 24/05/2019 at a price of £1,500,000. The conveyancing process included amongst the various tasks: taking formal instructions from and updating the seller client, obtaining official copies of the title, preparing statement detailing charges

Purchase

of flat Sheen Lane SW14 8HY, purchased for £437,500. Leasehold conveyancing due diligence included: sending conveyancing papers to buyers representatives, taking formal instructions from and updating the seller client, setting up the completion formalities

Transfer

of semi-detached property, Grosvenor Road, TW10 6PB completing on 23/05/2019 at a price of £2,175,000. The legal transfer of property incorporates some of the following tasks: sending conveyancing papers to buyers representatives, taking formal instructions from and updating the seller client, agreeing completion date with parties

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Kew

My partner and I are intent on buying a ground floor flat in Kew. My Conveyancer has never been on on the mortgage company conveyancing list. Am I still permitted to appoint my Kew conveyancing solicitor even though they are excluded from the bank panel?

You have numerous alternatives open to you here

  • Carry on with your existing Kew solicitor but your lender will undoubtedly retain a solicitor from their approved panel. The net result is additional charges and probable frustration.
  • Choose a new lawyer to act in the purchase, making sure they are on the mortgage company conveyancing panel.
  • Appeal to your lawyer to apply to join the bank panel

As someone not used to the Kew conveyancing process what is your top tip you can give me for the house moving process in Kew

Not many law firms shout this from the rooftops but conveyancing in Kew and elsewhere in England and Wales is often a confrontational process. Put another way, when it comes to conveyancing there is an abundance of opportunity for conflict between you and others involved in the house moving process. E.g., the vendor, property agent and sometimes the bank. Choosing a lawyer for your conveyancing in Kew should not be taken lightly as your conveyancer is your adviser, and is the ONE person in the legal process whose interest is to look after your best interests and to keep you safe.

Sometimes a third party with a vested interest will try and persuade you that you should follow their advice. For example, the estate agent may claim to be assisting by claiming that your lawyer is wrong. Or your mortgage broker may advise you to do something that is contrary to your lawyers guidance. You should always trust your lawyer above all other parties in the home moving process.

We expect to receive a OIP from Nottingham this week so we can work out what to offer on a property we like as otherwise we only have online calculators to go by (which aren't taking into account credit checks etc). Do Nottingham recommend any Kew solicitors on the Nottingham conveyancing panel, or is it better to find our own lawyer?

You will need to appoint Kew solicitors independently although you'll need to choose one on the Nottingham conveyancing panel. The solicitor represents both you and Nottingham through the process.

I have decided to exercise my right to buy my property in Kew off the council. I have a mortgage offer with Nottingham. Conveyancing is new to me. Can I proceed without a solicitor easily? I think we can but we keep being told I should have one. Any advice?

It is not advisable to proceed with a house purchase without a solicitor. The council's solicitor are not acting for you. You need a solicitor for a number reasons. One of which is to verify what plans the Council have for repairs and refurbishment for the next five years. Many leaseholders have been stung for contributions of thousands of pounds. In any event, if you are getting a mortgage with Nottingham, you will need to appoint a solicitor on the Nottingham conveyancing panel.

I was told four weeks ago that my mortgage has been agreed to by Leeds Building Society. Is it usual for Leeds Building Society to only issue the offer once my solicitor in Kew is approved on their conveyancing panel? Leeds Building Society have asked my solicitor to see a copy of their PI Insurance.

Mortgage companies tend not to not issue a mortgage until they have details of a lawyer on their panel. It can take a few weeks for Leeds Building Society to deal with your lawyer's application to be on the Leeds Building Society conveyancing panel. There's no guarantee that your solicitor will be accepted.

I have been pointed in your direction by a number of estate agents in Kew to get a quote from a property lawyer on your site. What’s the financial upside for Estate Agents to offer your services rather than a competitor’s?

We refuse to offer any commission for sending work to this site. We found it would be just too difficult a fee because home movers will think, ‘How come the agent getting a kickback? Why aren’t I getting any benefit too?’ So we decided to step away from that.

Back In 2006, I bought a leasehold house in Kew. Conveyancing and Aldermore mortgage organised. A letter has just been received from someone claiming to own the reversionary interest in the property. Attached was a demand for arrears of ground rent dating back to 1998. The conveyancing solicitor in Kew who previously acted has long since retired. What should I do?

The first thing you should do is make enquiries of HMLR to be sure that the individual purporting to own the freehold is in fact the new freeholder. It is not necessary to incur the fees of a Kew conveyancing lawyer to do this as it can be done on-line for £3. You should note that in any event, even if this is the legitimate freeholder, under the Limitation Act 1980 the limitation period for recovery of ground rent is six years.

Following years of negotiations we are unable to agree with our landlord on how much the lease extension should cost for our flat in Kew. Does the Leasehold Valuation Tribunal have jurisdiction to calculate the appropriate figures?

Absolutely. We are happy to 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 related to 1 flat. The unexpired lease term was 68.34 years.

I have today had an offer accepted on a leasehold flat in Kew and the mortgage adviser that we are using recommended his property lawyer. They quoted £800 excluding VAT and 3rd party costs. Does this sound like a good deal?

Don't just go on 1 estimate. You should obtain like-for-like quotes for your conveyancing in Kew. Then select one that you trust and just as important, is on the approved list of the lender that you are sourcing your mortgage from.

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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

Commercial Conveyancing solicitors in Kew regulated by the SRA

The firms listed below are a small selection of solicitors in Kew with expertise in commercial conveyancing in Kew. This may include advice on buying or selling a shop, pub, restaurant, office, retail unit
  • 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
  • Rae Nemazee Llp, 2 Barons Gate, 33-35 Rothschild Road, London, W4 5HT

Planning law solicitors in Kew regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority

The firms listed below are a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in Kew practicing in planning law. The solicitors can give expert legal advice on all aspects of planning, including planning applications and appeals
  • 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

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