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Reasons to use our Langley conveyancing solicitors

  • 1 Lawyer conveyancing lawyers have extremely good personal links with Langley estate agents and work very closely with them and local surveyors so as to ensure transactions proceed expeditiously.
  • 2 Notwithstanding what other lawyers inform you it just might be important to pop into your conveyancer to sign legal papers. Too many 3rd parties are already with an interest in a homemove without needing to include the postman into the pot.
  • 3 Langley lawyers have a significant edge when it comes to Langley conveyancing as they have valuable local knowledge of local authority requirements, planning policies and other matters that can impact your home move
  • 4 On the balance of probabilities the the conveyancers for the other party have offices in Langley - if so sets of solicitors are likely to be familiar
  • 5 Over the years Langley property lawyer have developed valuable connections with Langley local estate agents, banks, building societies, landlords and property developers enabling them to liaise at speed with all concerned in the process of undertaking your conveyancing in Langley.

Examples of recent conveyancing in Langley since July 2022*

Transfer

of semi-detached premises, Spencer Road, SL3 8RS completing on 08/07/2022 at a price of £442,500. The conveyancing process incorporates some of the following tasks: drafting the sale agreement and Transfer, agreeing completion date with parties, preparing statement detailing charges

Sale

of semi premises, Seacourt Road, SL3 8EP completing on 08/07/2022 at a price of £535,000. The conveyancing process incorporates some of the following tasks: dealing with appropriate requisitions and enquiries, taking formal instructions from and updating the seller client, obtaining official copies of the title

Disposal

of house residence, Goodman Park, SL2 5NR completing on 06/07/2022 at a price of £370,000. The conveyancing process incorporates some of the following tasks: taking formal instructions from and updating the seller client, agreeing completion date with parties, preparing statement detailing charges

Disposal

of terraced residence, Olivia Drive, SL3 7GL completing on 01/07/2022 at a price of £480,000. The legal transfer of property incorporates some of the following tasks: sending conveyancing papers to buyers representatives, ordering official copies of the title, agreeing completion date with parties

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Langley

I am in the process of selling my maisonette in Langley and the EA has just e-mailed to warn that the purchasers are changing their property lawyer. The reason given is that the bank will only work with solicitors on their approved list. Why would a leading lender only work with specific solicitors rather the firm that they want to appoint for their conveyancing in Langley ?

Banks have always had panels of law firms they are content to work with, but in recent years big names such as HSBC, have reviewed and reduced their conveyancing panel– in some cases removing conveyancing firms who have acted for them for many years.

Mortgage companies point to the increase in fraud as the reason for the reduction – criteria have been stiffened as a smaller panel is easier to monitor. No lender will say how many solicitors have been dropped, claiming the information is commercially sensitive, but the Law Society claims that it is being contacted daily by practices that have been removed from panels. Plenty of firms are unaware that they have been dropped until contacted by a borrower who has instructed them as might be the situation in your buyers' case. Your purchasers are unlikely to have any impact on this.

I have 7378 less than 75 years remaining on my lease and need a lease extension for my apartment in Langley. Conveyancing solicitors on the Platform panel can deal with such extensions right?

Most leasehold conveyancing experts should be able to deal with a lease extension. if you are getting a mortgage then your lender may insist that the lease be extended before competition. Platform have specific requirements as set out in the UK Finance Lenders’ Handbook in relation to minimum unexpired lease terms. As of 2/10/2022 the requirements read as follows :

Minimum 85 years unexpired from completion, except where the mortgage application is pursuant to Platform's participation in the Government's Help to Buy Shared Equity scheme, in which case (a) the unexpired lease term must not be less than 250 years for new-build houses and not less than 125 years for new-build flats and (b) ground rent must be reasonable at all times and any escalation must be linked to RPI (Retail Price Index) or a similar index.

Just had an offer accepted on a new build flat in Langley. Conveyancing is a frightening process at the best of times but I have never purchased a new build flat before. Can you give me some examples of some of the questions asked in new build conveyancing.

Set out below is a sample of a few leasehold new build enquiries that you may expect your new-build leasehold conveyancing in Langley

    The Landlord must covenant to assume the management if the Management Company goes into liquidation or otherwise defaults in running the management scheme. Investor purchasers must be able to freely grant unsecured tenancies at market rents without requiring any consents. Where service of notices and proceedings can be at the property demised please confirm that this can be amended to include simultaneous services at the Lessees’ solicitors’ offices where the Lessee from time to time is not resident in the UK - such solicitors may be varied by notice in writing to the Landlord from time to time but otherwise will be as previously specified. Will the freehold then be transferred for a nominal consideration (not exceeding £100) to the Management Company?

Is it possible to change conveyancer as I have to choose a firm on the Britannia conveyancing list. I had appointed a local conveyancing solicitor in Langley round the corner but the firm is not accepted by Britannia

It would be our pleasure to assist you select a conveyancing solicitor in Langley on the Britannia panel. Please note that the property lawyers that we list do not pay us fee if you instruct them and are fully regulated by the SRA who oversee all conveyancing solicitors in Langley. In utilising the find a conveyancing solicitor tool on this website, you can contrast charges for conveyancing solicitors in Langley and beyond.

I need to appoint a conveyancing solicitor for sale conveyancing in Langley. I've stumble upon a web site which seems to have the perfect solution If there is a chance to get all formalities done via email that would be ideal. Do I need to be wary? What should out be looking out for?

As usual with these online conveyancers you need to read ALL the small print - did you notice the extra charge for dealing with the mortgage?

I've recently bought a leasehold house in Langley. Do I have any liability for service charges for periods before completion of my purchase?

Where the service charge has already been demanded from the previous lessee and they have not paid you would not usually be personally liable for the arrears. However, your landlord may still be able to take action to forfeit the lease. It is an essential part of leasehold conveyancing for your conveyancer to be sure to have an up to date clear service charge receipt before completion of your purchase. If you have a mortgage this is likely to be a requirement of your lender.

If you purchase part way through an accounting year you may be liable for charges not yet demanded even if they relate to a period prior to your purchase. In such circumstances your conveyancer would normally arrange for the seller to set aside some money to cover their part of the period (usually called a service charge retention).

I inherited a ground floor flat in Langley. In the absence of agreement between myself and the landlord, can the Leasehold valuation Tribunal make a decision on the amount due for a lease extension?

in cases where there is a absentee freeholder or if there is dispute about the premium for a lease extension, under the relevant legislation it is possible to make an application to the Leasehold Valuation Tribunal to determine the price payable.

An example of a Freehold Enfranchisement case for a Langley flat is 164 Nestles Avenue in October 2013. The tribunal agreed with the proposed price of £20,158 for the freehold and determined that that sum is the amount to be paid into court This case related to 2 flats. The number of years remaining on the existing lease(s) was 69 years.

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Sample of conveyancing solicitors in Langley regulated by the SRA

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

  • Francis Mostyn & Co, 242 High Street, Langley, Slough, Berkshire, SL3 8LL
  • Awan Legal Associates Limited, 2 Cannon Gate, Slough, Berkshire, SL2 5NH
  • Adamshah Solicitors, 64 Park Street, Slough, Berkshire, SL1 1PS
  • Barrett & Thomson, One Pegasus Court, 25 Herschel Street, Slough, Berkshire, SL1 1TQ
  • Rai Solicitors, 19, Stoke Road, Slough, Berkshire, SL2 5AH

Residential Landlord and Tenant Conveyancing solicitors in Langley

The firms listed below are a small selection of solicitors in Langley with expertise in landlord and tenant law and on the regulations governing different types of tenancies. This will likely include advice on Terms and conditions of tenancy agreements

  • Barrett & Thomson, One Pegasus Court, 25 Herschel Street, Slough, Berkshire, SL1 1TQ
  • Rai Solicitors, 19, Stoke Road, Slough, Berkshire, SL2 5AH
  • Aston Bond Law Limited, Windsor Crown House, 7 Windsor Road, Slough, Berkshire, SL1 2DX
  • Owen White Limited, Senate House, 62-70 Bath Road, Slough, Berkshire, SL1 3SR
  • A'court & Co, Suite 3, 5/6 High Street, Windsor, Berkshire, SL4 1LD

Home buying conveyancing in Langley normally includes the following:

  • Property lawyer instructed by the purchaser on acceptance of the offer
  • Examining the title unregistered or registered
  • Undertaking Langley property searches for the property
  • Considering the draft sale agreement and other documentation collated by the vendor’s solicitor
  • Raising enquiries with the vendor’s solicitor
  • Agreeing the wording of the purchase contract
  • Assessing replies supplied by the vendor to pre-contract enquiries
  • Negotiating the Transfer Deed for completion
  • Advising the purchasing in respect of the mortgage offer: (where relevant)
  • Drawing up and sending the purchaser a report on title (that is; a breakdown of all findings on the property)
  • Carrying out the key stage of exchanging contracts and then completion formalities
  • Completing and submitting to HM Revenue and Customs the correct SDLT forms and payment
  • Registering the new ownership and the mortgage (where appropriate) at the Land Registry.

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