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If you have reached us by Googling ‘Conveyancing in Longford’ follow your intuition — you will have a better house move where you instruct a conveyancing solicitor in Longford.

Reasons to use our Longford conveyancing solicitors

  • 1 There is a distinct possibility the the conveyancers for the other party have offices in Longford - if so sets of lawyers will be familiar
  • 2 Retaining the services of a local Solicitor usually results in a more bespoke service. When using a an online conveyancing factory, you tend to be looked after by a team of people who who update you by determining whether the ‘computers says no’.
  • 3 The organisations shown on our directory have a variation of conveyancing practitioners, legal executives and support staff handling over one hundred thousand cases each year.
  • 4 Longford solicitors have a crucial advantage when it comes to Longford conveyancing as they have valuable local knowledge of local authority requirements, planning policies and other issues that will impact your sale or purchase
  • 5 Low cost packages from online conveyancers might seem attractive. However, these companies are often based many miles away with limited understanding of the factors that affect property transactions in Longford

Examples of recent conveyancing in Longford since April 2021*

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Longford

I am getting a mortgage with Lloyds. My intention is to instruct a Licensed Conveyancer in Longford. Does the Lloyds Conveyancing panel include Licensed Conveyancers?

The Lloyds approved solicitor list is, like many other lenders, associated to the Council or Mortgage Lenders or Building Society Association, open to Licensed Conveyancers regulated by the CLC.

I require expedited conveyancing in Longford as I am faced with a deadline to exchange contracts in less than one month. Thankfully I do not need a mortgage. Can I escape the need for conveyancing searches to save fees and time?

As you are are a cash purchaser you are at free not to do searches although no solicitor would recommend that you don't. With plenty of history conveyancing in Longford the following are instances of issues that can appear and adversely impact future saleability: Enforcement Actions, Overdue Charges, Overdue Grants, Road Schemes,...

How does conveyancing in Longford differ for newly converted properties?

Most buyers of new build property in Longford approach us having been asked by the seller to sign contracts and commit to the purchase even before the residence is completed. This is because builders in Longford typically purchase the land, plan the estate and want to get the plots sold off as they are building the properties. Buyers, therefore, will have to exchange contracts without actually seeing the house they are buying. To reduce the chances of losing the property, buyers should instruct conveyancing solicitors as soon as the property is reserved and mortgage applications should be submitted quickly. Due to the fact that it could be several months and even years between exchange of contracts and completion, the mortgage offer may need to be extended. It would be wise to use a lawyer who specialises in new build conveyancing especially if they are accustomed to new build conveyancing in Longford or who has acted in the same development.

What does commercial conveyancing in Longford cover?

Commercial conveyancing in Longford covers a wide range of advice, supplied by qualified solicitors, relating to business premises. For instance, this type of conveyancing can cover the sale or purchase of freehold business premises or, more usually, the assignment of existing business tenancies or the drafting of new leasing arrangements. Commercial conveyancing solicitors can also offer advice on the sale of business assets, commercial loans and the termination of tenancies.

In surfing the internet for the words conveyancing in Longford it reveals many solicitorsin the area. With so much choice what is the best way to find the suitable property lawyer for me?

The best method of finding the right conveyancer is via personal recommendation, so enquire of colleagues and relatives who have acquired a property in Longford or a local estate agent or financial adviser. Fees for conveyancing in Longford differ, so it's sensible to request a minimum of four estimates from different companies. Be sure to obtain confirmation that the charges are guaranteed not to rise.

I am attracted to a couple of flats in Longford both have approximately fifty years unexpired on the leases. Will this present a problem?

There is no doubt about it. A leasehold apartment in Longford is a deteriorating asset as a result of the reducing lease term. The nearer the lease gets to zero years unexpired, the more it adversely affects the salability of the property. The majority of purchasers and lenders, leases with under eighty years become less and less attractive. On a more upbeat note, leaseholders can extend their leases by serving a Section 42 Notice. One stipulation is that they must have owned the premises for two years (unlike a Section 13 notice for purchasing the freehold, when leaseholders can participate from day one of ownership). When successful, they will have the right to an extension of 90 years to the current term and ground rent is effectively reduced to zero. Before moving forward with a purchase of a residence with a short lease term remaining you should talk to a solicitor specialising in lease extensions and leasehold enfranchisement. We are are happy to put you in touch with Longford conveyancing experts who will explain the options available to you during an initial telephone conversation free of charge. A more straightforward and quicker method of extending would be to contact your landlord directly and sound him out on the prospect of extending the lease. They may agree to a smaller lump sum and an increase in the ground rent, but to shorter extension terms in return. You need to ensure that any new terms represent good long-term value compared with the standard benefits of the Section 42 Notice and that onerous clauses are not inserted into any redrafting of the lease.

I inherited a ground floor flat in Longford. Given that I can not reach agreement with the freeholder, can the Leasehold valuation Tribunal determine the premium due for the purchase of the freehold?

Most certainly. We can put you in touch with a Longford conveyancing firm who can help.

An example of a Freehold Enfranchisement case for a Longford residence 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 was in relation to 2 flats. The unexpired residue of the current lease was 69 years.

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Commercial Conveyancing solicitors in Longford regulated by the SRA

The list below is a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in Longford specialising in commercial conveyancing in Longford. This will likely include advice on buying or selling a shop, pub, restaurant, office, retail unit
  • Burch Phillips & Co, 63a Station Road, West Drayton, Middlesex, UB7 7LR
  • Francis Mostyn & Co, 242 High Street, Langley, Slough, Berkshire, SL3 8LL
  • Dale And Newbery Llp, Clarence House, 31 Clarence Street, Staines, Middlesex, TW18 4SY
  • Fitz Solicitors Limited, Chappell House, The Green, Datchet, Slough, Berkshire, SL3 9EH
  • Abm Solicitors, 61 Station Road, Hayes, Middlesex, UB3 4BE

Planning law solicitors in Longford regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority

The practices listed below are a small selection of solicitors in Longford with expertise in planning law. The solicitors can give expert legal advice on all aspects of planning, including compulsory purchases in Longford
  • Jay Visva Solicitors, First Floor, 784 Uxbridge Road, Hayes, Middlesex, UB4 0RS
  • Iliffes Booth Bennett, Capital Court, 30 Windsor Street, Uxbridge, Middlesex, UB8 1AB
  • Turbervilles, Hill House, 118 High Street, Uxbridge, Middlesex, UB8 1JT

Buying a home in Longford is a complex business, both legally and administratively. The exact order of events varies slightly, below are some of the tasks in the process.

  • Property lawyer instructed by the purchaser on acceptance of the offer
  • Examining the title to the premises
  • Carrying out Longford conveyancing searches for the property
  • Reviewing draft contract pack and other documentation prepared the owner’s conveyancing practitioner
  • Raising questions with the vendor’s conveyancing practitioner
  • Negotiating the sale agreement
  • Considering the replies supplied by the vendor to pre-exchange enquiries
  • Agreeing the wording for a Transfer document
  • Advising the buyer in respect of the loan offer: (if appropriate)
  • Preparing and sending the buyer a report on title (that is; reporting to the buyer on the contents of the contract pack, preliminary enquiries and the result of the searches)
  • Proceeding to exchange of contracts and then completion of the purchase
  • Completing and submitting to HM Revenue and Customs the appropriate SDLT forms and payment
  • Registering the purchase and the home loan (if appropriate) at the HMLR.

Neighboring Locations

Iver
Harmondsworth
West Drayton
Yiewsley
Longford
Heathrow
Stanwell

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

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