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Examples of recent conveyancing in King's Cross since July 2022*

Sale

of apartment Camden Walk N1 8DZ, at buying amount of £635,000. Leasehold conveyancing included: drafting the sale agreement and Transfer, dealing with appropriate requisitions and enquiries, obtaining official copies of the title

Disposal

of terraced residence, Noel Road, N1 8HA completing on 08/07/2022 at a price of £3,370,000. The conveyancing process included amongst the various tasks: sending conveyancing papers to buyers representatives, sending the transfer to the seller for signature in preparation for completion, sending title deeds and executed transfer to buyer’s solicitor

Sale

of terraced premises, Stonefield Street, N1 0HP completing on 08/07/2022 at a price of £2,900,000. The legal transfer of property included amongst the various tasks: sending the transfer to the vendor for signature in readiness for completion, taking formal instructions from and updating the seller client, preparing statement detailing charges

Sale

of flat Battishill Street N1 1TE, at buying consideration of £450,000. Leasehold conveyancing included: sending conveyancing papers to buyers representatives, dealing with appropriate requisitions and enquiries, obtaining official copies of the title

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in King's Cross

Do the conveyancing solicitors that you recommend perform right to buy conveyancing in King's Cross?

We do have a variety of conveyancing specialists carrying out right to buy transactions Please e-mail us to get a costs calculation.

Should our conveyancer be making enquiries regarding flooding during the conveyancing in King's Cross.

The risk of flooding is if increasing concern for lawyers dealing with homes in King's Cross. There are those who purchase a house in King's Cross, fully aware that at some time, it may suffer from flooding. However, aside from the physical damage, where a house is at risk of flooding, it may be difficult to get a mortgage, satisfactory building insurance, or sell the premises. Steps can be carried out during the course of a property purchase to forewarn the buyer.

Lawyers are not best placed to give advice on flood risk, but there are a numerous searches that can be initiated by the purchaser or by their lawyers which will give them a better appreciation of the risks in King's Cross. The conventional set of information sent to a buyer’s conveyancer (where the solicitors are adopting what is known as the Conveyancing Protocol) incorporates a standard question of the owner to determine if the property has suffered from flooding. In the event that flooding has previously occurred which is not revealed by the owner, then a purchaser may bring a legal claim for losses as a result of such an misleading answer. A buyer’s conveyancers should also conduct an environmental search. This should higlight whether there is any known flood risk. If so, additional investigations will need to be made.

I have recentlybeen informed that Arc property Solicitors have been shut down. They carried out my conveyancing in King's Cross for a purchase of a leasehold apartment 12 months ago. How can I check that my home is not still registered in the name of the former proprietor?

The easiest method to see if the premises is registered to you, you can make 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 King's Cross conveyancing specialists.

I am buying a new build house in King's Cross benefiting from help to buy. The sellers would not reduce the price so I negotiated five thousand pounds worth of extras instead. The property agent told me not disclose to my solicitor about this deal as it may adversely affect my mortgage with the 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 am using a search engine for the phrase cheap conveyancing in King's Cross it reveals many conveyancersin the vicinity. With so much choice what is the best way to find the right property lawyer for purchase transaction?

The preferential method of finding a suitable conveyancer is through a trusted recommendation, so ask colleagues and family who have bought a property in King's Cross or a respected estate agent or financial adviser. Charges for conveyancing in King's Cross differ, so it's advisable to secure a minimum of three fee estimates from different conveyancers. Make sure that you clarify that the fees are fixed.

Planning to complete next month on a garden flat in King's Cross. Conveyancing lawyers have said that they report fully tomorrow. What should I be looking out for?

The report on title for your leasehold conveyancing in King's Cross should include some of the following:

    The landlord’s rights to access the premises. You should be made aware that your landlord has rights of access as well as be informed how much notice must be provided. You should have a good understanding of the insurance obligations Does the lease prevent you from letting out the flat, or working from home Setting out your rights in relation to common areas in the building.By way of example, does the lease contain a right of way over a path or staircase? Whether your lease caters for for a sinking account for major works?
For a comprehensive list of information to be included in your report on your leasehold property in King's Cross please enquire of your lawyer in advance of your conveyancing in King's Cross.

I have had difficulty in seeking a lease extension in King's Cross. Can this matter be resolved via the Leasehold Valuation Tribunal?

Most definitely. We are happy to put you in touch with a King's Cross conveyancing firm who can help.

An example of a Lease Extension decision for a King's Cross flat is Flat 89 Trinity Court Grays Inn Road in February 2013. the Tribunal found that the premium to be paid by the tenant on the grant of a new lease, in accordance with section 56 and Schedule 13 to the Leasehold Reform, Housing and Urban Development Act 1993 should be £36,229. This case related to 1 flat. The unexpired term as at the valuation date was 66.8 years.

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Residential Landlord and Tenant Conveyancing solicitors in King's Cross

The list below is a small selection of solicitors in King's Cross specialising in landlord and tenant law and on the regulations governing different types of tenancies. This may include advice on Leasehold Valuation Tribunal proceedings

  • Colman Coyle Limited, Wells House, 80 Upper Street, London, N1 0NU
  • A Oldschool & Co, 116-118 Islington High Street, London, N1 8EG
  • Bolt Burdon, Providence House, Providence Place, Islington, London, N1 0NT
  • Peppers Solicitors Llp, 387 City Road, London, EC1V 1NA
  • Harris Da Silva, 355 City Road, London, EC1V 1LR

Commercial Conveyancing solicitors in King's Cross regulated by the SRA

The list below is a small selection of solicitors in King's Cross practicing in commercial conveyancing in King's Cross. This may include advice on granting a lease to a commercial tenant
  • Colman Coyle Limited, Wells House, 80 Upper Street, London, N1 0NU
  • Bolt Burdon Kemp, Providence House, Providence Place, Islington, London, N1 0NT
  • Bolt Burdon, Providence House, Providence Place, Islington, London, N1 0NT
  • Peppers Solicitors Llp, 387 City Road, London, EC1V 1NA
  • Harris Da Silva, 355 City Road, London, EC1V 1LR

Planning law solicitors in King's Cross regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority

The solicitors listed below are a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in King's Cross practicing in planning law. This may include advice on making sure people do what the planning regulations say
  • Bolt Burdon, Providence House, Providence Place, Islington, London, N1 0NT
  • Gelbergs Llp, 188 Upper Street, Islington, London, N1 1RQ
  • Dentons Ukmea Llp, One Fleet Place, London, London, EC4M 7WS
  • Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer Llp, 65 Fleet Street, London, London, EC4Y 1HS
  • Ashurst Llp, Broadwalk House, 5 Appold Street, London, EC2A 2HA

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

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