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Main reasons to let us assist you choose a high street conveyancing solicitor in North Kensington

  • 1 North Kensington conveyancers work in partnership with North Kensington estate agents, developers, surveyors, banks and other professionals to ensure that a quality service is offered to buyers and sellers every step of the way, ensuring the smoothest, most stress-free process possible
  • 2 There is a better than average chance that the other side’s conveyancers have offices in North Kensington - if so sets of solicitors will have worked on conveyancing matters in the past
  • 3 Cut price packages from online conveyancers might seem attractive. However, these firms are often based hundreds of kilometers away with little appreciation of the factors that impact property transactions in North Kensington
  • 4 Peace of mind comes when you select the very best, most recommended conveyancing solicitors. North Kensington has a number to choose from, but for a truly professional and dependable service many local people have been use the recommendation of this site.
  • 5 Solicitor conveyancing solicitors have excellent personal links with North Kensington estate agents and work very closely with them and local surveyors so as to ensure transactions proceed expeditiously.

Examples of recent conveyancing in North Kensington since March 2020*

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in North Kensington

My wife and I are soon to exchange buying a property in North Kensington but as a consequence of damage from the recent storms I have managed to agree reparation from the seller of £2k taking the form of a reduction in the price. This was going to be addressed as part of amending the contract but Co-operative are not allowing this. Why were they approached?

Your conveyancer that is on the Co-operative conveyancing panel is required to advise Co-operative of any amendments to the sale price. If you prohibit your conveyancer to report the price change to Co-operative then they would have to discontinue acting for you. In addition, Co-operative and you would have to appoint a new conveyancer for your conveyancing in North Kensington.

Having sold my house in North Kensington last June yet the purchaser is calling every few hours complaining that their solicitor is waiting to hear from myconveyancer. What are the post completion sale legalities now that I have sold?

Following your house sale your conveyancer should send the transfer documentation and all supplemental paperwork to the purchaser's conveyancer. Where relevant, your solicitor must also evidence that the home loan has been paid off to the purchasers lawyers. There is unlikely to be post completion steps specific conveyancing in North Kensington.

About to purchase a new build apartment in North Kensington. 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 legal work.

Here are examples of a selection of leasehold new build enquiries that you should expect your new-build leasehold conveyancing in North Kensington

    There must be mutual enforceability of lessee’s covenants. The Lease must contain a provision on behalf of the Vendor to pay the service charges in respect of unoccupied units in order to ensure that all services can be provided. Please supply a car parking plan. Will control of the Management Company (if any) be handed over to purchasers on completion of the last sale or earlier? Investor purchasers must be able to freely grant unsecured tenancies at market rents without requiring any consents.

What makes your site different to alternative internet conveyancing solicitors for conveyancing in North Kensington?

At this site receive a conveyancing quote from a Solicitor or Licensed Conveyancer that appreciates the issues for your conveyancing in North Kensington. Unlike many estate agents and many comparison sites we do not charge firms a fee if you appoint them for your property ownership legalities in North Kensington

What are your top tips when it comes to finding a North Kensington conveyancing firm to deal with our lease extension?

If you are instructing a conveyancer for lease extension works (regardless if they are a North Kensington conveyancing firm) it is essential that he or she should be familiar with the legislation and specialises in this area of conveyancing. We suggest that you speak with two or three firms including non North Kensington conveyancing practices prior to instructing a firm. Where the conveyancing practice is ALEP accredited then so much the better. The following questions could be helpful:

    What are the legal fees for lease extension conveyancing? What volume of lease extensions has the firm conducted in North Kensington in the last twenty four months?

I have tried to negotiate informally with with my landlord to extend my lease without getting anywhere. Can the Leasehold Valuation Tribunal adjudicate on such matters? Can you recommend a North Kensington conveyancing firm to assist?

Where there is a absentee landlord or where there is disagreement about the premium for a lease extension, under the Leasehold Reform, Housing and Urban Development Act 1993 it is possible to make an application to the Leasehold Valuation Tribunal to calculate the price.

An example of a Lease Extension case for a North Kensington property is 93 Oakwood Court in June 2010. the LVT determined that the premium to be paid for the new lease was £492,083, This case affected 1 flat. The unexpired residue of the current lease was 37.79 years.

What are the distinct benefits to choosing a local solicitor in North Kensington

Home movers in North Kensington prefer a local lawyer so that they can attend the firm’s offices in the event that they have concerns, and to deliver documents without using the Royal Mail.

There is a slight edge in using a property lawyer nearby to a house you are purchasing, due to the in-depth knowledge of the locality and potential local issues - nevertheless this is debatable. The majority of conveyancers are now via the internet and could be any place in the world.

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Sample of conveyancing solicitors in North Kensington regulated by the SRA

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

  • Salinger Solicitors & Notary Public, 165 Kensington High Street, Kensington, London, W8 6SH
  • North Star Law Ltd, St. James House, 13 Kensington Square, London, W8 5HD
  • Bromptons, 219 Kensington High Street, London, W8 6BD
  • Merali Beedle Llp, Vicarage House, 58-60 Kensington Church Street, London, London, W8 4DB
  • John May Law, 17 Kensington Place, London, W8 7PT

Residential Landlord and Tenant Conveyancing solicitors in North Kensington

The list below is a small selection of solicitors in North Kensington specialising in landlord and tenant law and on the regulations governing different types of tenancies. This could include advice on Service charge disputes

  • North Star Law Ltd, St. James House, 13 Kensington Square, London, W8 5HD
  • Bromptons, 219 Kensington High Street, London, W8 6BD
  • Merali Beedle Llp, Vicarage House, 58-60 Kensington Church Street, London, London, W8 4DB
  • John May Law, 17 Kensington Place, London, W8 7PT
  • Oliver Fisher, Astley House, 33 Notting Hill Gate, London, London, W11 3JQ

Planning law solicitors in North Kensington regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority

The firms listed below are a small selection of solicitors in North Kensington with expertise in planning law. This should include advice on compulsory purchases in North Kensington
  • Hoffman-bokaei Solicitors, Suite 2, Exhibition House, Addison Bridge Place, Hammersmith Road Kensington Olympia, London, London, W14 8XP
  • Parfitt Cresswell, 593-599 Fulham Road, London, London, SW6 5UA
  • Mark Taylor & Company, 310 Harbour Yard, Chelsea Harbour, London, SW10 0XD
  • Seddons, 5 Portman Square, London, W1H 6NT
  • Jacobs Allen Hammond, 3 Fitzhardinge Street, London, W1H 6EF

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

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