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Top reasons to use our service to help you choose a high street conveyancing solicitor in Muswell Hill

  • 1 The mark of a good conveyancing solicitor in Muswell Hill is quality not quantity. The level of service offered by conveyancing "factories" (sometimes 'recommended' by large estate agency chains) often falls short of the high standards of professionalism you would hope for.
  • 2 Muswell Hill solicitor are the key to a successful Muswell Hill conveyancing experience, keeping the process under control. They are on your side throughout, offering dedicated advice for the duration of your conveyancing
  • 3 Solicitor conveyancing lawyers have very good personal connections with Muswell Hill selling agents and work very closely with them and local surveyors so as to ensure transactions proceed expeditiously.
  • 4 Experience means that Muswell Hill conveyancer have established valuable working relationships with Muswell Hill local estate agents, banks, building societies, landlords and house builders enabling them to liaise at speed with all parties involved in the process of dealing with your home move in Muswell Hill.
  • 5 Low cost packages from online conveyancers might be tempting. However, these organisations are often located hundreds of kilometers away with limited appreciation of the factors that impact property transactions in Muswell Hill

Examples of recent conveyancing in Muswell Hill since March 2020*

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Muswell Hill

At what point will exchange of contracts take place for sale conveyancing in Muswell Hill and do I need to be at the solicitors office?

Where you are near to one of the conveyancing solicitors in Muswell Hill you are welcome to come in to sign documents. That being said, the firms we recommend supply a nationwide conveyancing service and provide as equally detailed and professional a job for you when communicating with you by post or email. The signing of the contract is not the critical part. Signing on the dotted line is just a prerequisite for the firm to officially exchange when the time is right, which will usually be very shortly after signing. The exchange process is nowadays normally dealt with by telephone and can be very rapid, although where a lengthy "chain" is in play, since the process requires the relevant party's solicitor (not necessarily a conveyancing solicitor in Muswell Hill)to be in the office at the appropriate time.

I know that there are debates on Chancel Insurance on online forums. Do I need this when acquiring a residence in Muswell Hill? or I am told that there is historic law that means some owners of property living in a parish church boundary may be liable to contribute towards maintenance to the chancel in proximity to the church. Is this applicable for conveyancing in Muswell Hill?

Unless a previous purchase of the house took place after 12 October 2013 you may expect conveyancing practitioners handling conveyancing in Muswell Hill to continue to propose a a chancel search and or insurance against a claim.

It has been three months following my purchase conveyancing in Muswell Hill completed. I have checked the Land Registry site which shows that I paid £175,000 when infact I paid £215,000. Why the discrepancy?

The price paid figure is taken from the application to register the purchase. It is the figure included in the Transfer (the legal deed which transfers the premises from one person to the other) and referred to as the 'consideration' or purchase price. You can report an error in the price paid figure using the LR online form. In most cases errors result from typos so at first glance the figure. Do report it so they can double check and advise.

How does conveyancing in Muswell Hill differ for newly converted properties?

Most buyers of new build property in Muswell Hill come to us having been asked by the housebuilder to exchange contracts and commit to the purchase even before the property is constructed. This is because house builders in Muswell Hill tend to buy the site, 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 property lawyers 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 Muswell Hill or who has acted in the same development.

Given that I will soon spend hundreds of thousands of pounds on a property in Muswell Hill I would like to talk to a solicitor concerning theconveyancing in advance of giving the go ahead to the firm. Can this be arranged?

Absolutely - we would be pleased to talk to you we do not take any clients on without you first talking to the lawyer due to be carrying out your property ownership legalities in Muswell Hill.There is no ‘factory style conveyancing’ - each client is an important person, not a matter reference. The law firms that we put you in touch with believe that the fees you are quoted for residential conveyancing in Muswell Hill should be the amount on the final invoice that you are charged.

Our conveyancer has advised that he intends to complete and exchange simultaneously on the disposal of our £225,000 maisonette in Muswell Hill on Thursday in a week. The freeholder has quoted £348 for Certificate of Compliance, building insurance schedule and previous years service charge statements. Is it legal for a freeholder to charge such fees for a flat conveyance in Muswell Hill?

For the majority of leasehold sales in Muswell Hill conveyancing will involve, questions about the management of a building inevitably needing to be answered directly by the freeholder or its agent, this includes :

    Addressing conveyancing due diligence enquiries Where consent is required before sale in Muswell Hill Supplying insurance information Deeds of covenant upon sale Registering of the assignment of the change of lessee after a sale
Your lawyer will have no control over the level of the charges for this information but the average costs for the information for Muswell Hill leasehold premises is £350. For Muswell Hill conveyancing transactions it is customary for the seller to pay for these costs. The landlord or their agents are under no legal obligation to answer such questions most will be willing to do so - albeit often at exorbitant prices where the fees bear little relation to the work involved. Unfortunately there is no law that requires fixed charges for administrative tasks. Neither is there any legal time frame by which they are obliged to provide the information.

I have tried to negotiate informally with with my landlord to extend my lease without success. Can one make an application to the Leasehold Valuation Tribunal? Can you recommend a Muswell Hill conveyancing firm to help?

Most certainly. We are happy to put you in touch with a Muswell Hill conveyancing firm who can help.

An example of a Lease Extension case for a Muswell Hill flat is Flat B 10 Grove Avenue in October 2013. Following a vesting order Clerkenwell and Shoreditch County Court 3rd July 2013 The tribunal determines that the premium payable for the lease extension was £36,215.00 This case was in relation to 1 flat. The remaining number of years on the lease was 65.21 years.

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Sample of conveyancing solicitors in Muswell Hill regulated by the SRA

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

  • Layzells Law Llp, 255 Muswell Hill Broadway, London, N10 1DG
  • Cree Godfrey & Wood, 28 High Road, London, N2 9PJ
  • Boulter & Co, First Floor, 11 - 19 Park Road, London, N8 8TE
  • Miller Law Practice, 4a Topsfield Parade, Crouch End, London, N8 8PR
  • Dp Cameron Limited, First Floor, 43a Topsfield Parade, Tottenham Lane, Crouch End, London, N8 8PT

Residential Landlord and Tenant Conveyancing solicitors in Muswell Hill

The list below is a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in Muswell Hill practicing in landlord and tenant law and on the regulations governing different types of tenancies. This should include advice on Rent Act Protected, Assured and Assured Shorthold tenancies

  • Layzells Law Llp, 255 Muswell Hill Broadway, London, N10 1DG
  • Cree Godfrey & Wood, 28 High Road, London, N2 9PJ
  • Boulter & Co, First Floor, 11 - 19 Park Road, London, N8 8TE
  • Tyrer Roxburgh Solicitors Llp, 1 St Michaels Terrace, Wood Green, London, N22 7SJ
  • Dp Cameron Limited, First Floor, 43a Topsfield Parade, Tottenham Lane, Crouch End, London, N8 8PT

Residential Licensed Conveyancers in Muswell Hill regulated by the Council of Licensed Conveyancers

Please note that the listed conveyancers do not limit their work for conveyancing in Muswell Hill but also conveyancing throughout England and Wales.
  • House Owners Conveyancers Limited, 56 Windermere Avenue, N3 3RA
  • House Owners Conveyancers Limited, Dephina House, N3 2JU
  • L B Property Lawyers, Imperial House, N17 0SP
  • Horizon Law Limited, 214 High Street, EN5 5SZ
  • Stratega Law Ltd, Sutherland House, W1F 7TE

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

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