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

Reasons to use our Northwood conveyancing solicitors

  • 1 Notwithstanding what other sites advise it may be important to pop into your lawyer to sign contracts. There are enough parties involved in a house sale without having to add the postman into the pot.
  • 2 We are the UKs most comprehensive residential conveyancing directory service identifying mortgage company approved law practices delivering conveyancing in Northwood who are regulated by the SRA or CLC.
  • 3 Northwood conveyancing lawyers are likely to be familiar with the local Land Registry Office, Local Authority and selling agents
  • 4 Excellent communication together with pure property experience are key benefits that you should value when selecting conveyancing solicitors. Northwood property deals can be made a lot more protracted because of lack of transparency between all the parties. The lawyers we work with endeavour to make sure that the lines of communication are open and act on arising issues and developments quickly.
  • 5 Over the years Northwood solicitor have established excellent connections with Northwood local estate agents, banks, building societies, landlords and property developers enabling them to liaise at speed with all parties involved in the process of handling your house sale or purchase in Northwood.

Examples of recent conveyancing in Northwood since February 2020*


of flat Carew Road HA6 3NL, at buying sum of £495,000. Leasehold conveyancing included: sending conveyancing papers to buyers representatives, taking formal instructions from and updating the seller client, setting up the completion formalities


of detached residence residence, Embleton Road, WD19 7PW completing on 28/02/2020 at a price of £415,800. The conveyancing process incorporates some of the following tasks: dealing with appropriate requisitions and enquiries, preparing statement detailing charges, setting up the completion formalities


of terraced property, Newbiggin Path, WD19 6JR completing on 03/03/2020 at a price of £340,000. The legal transfer of property incorporates some of the following tasks: drafting the sale agreement and Transfer, sending conveyancing papers to buyers representatives, preparing statement detailing charges


of semi-detached premises, Oakdale Close, WD19 6JU completing on 28/02/2020 at a price of £460,000. The legal transfer of property included amongst the various tasks: drafting the sale agreement and Transfer, securing official copies of the title, preparing statement detailing charges

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Northwood

What is the most effective way to find the right lawyer to provide a 1st class service for our conveyancing in Northwood?

First ask relatives who they experienced using in the past and if they were happy with the service.

Second, look on the web for conveyancing in Northwood. Phone two or three listed and request that they forward you their conveyancing charges and speak to the lawyer who will oversee your conveyancing beforecommitting.

Third is to use our search tool to assist you in finding the right solicitors for you based on your personal expectations including location,timings, complexity and who your intended mortgage company is. Don't take the bait of ninety nine pound conveyancing in Northwood

My lawyer has uncovered a a problem with the lease for the flat we are purchasing in Northwood. The seller’s lawyers have put forward defective title insurance as a workaround. We are happy with insurance and will pay for it. Our conveyancing practitioner has advised that he must check that the bank is content with this solution. Who is the client here, us or the mortgage company ?

The short answer to your last question is that, notwithstanding the potential for a conflict of interest, you and the lender are the client. Your conveyancing practitioner must comply with the UK Finance Lenders’ Handbook conditions. The UK Finance Lenders’ Handbook conditions require your lawyer to disclose issues such as defects with the lease so that the lender can be afforded the opportunity to check with their valuer as to the extent that the value of the property is affected. Should you refuse to allow your lawyer to make the appropriate notification then your property lawyer will have no choice but to discontinue acting for you.

I know that there are debates on Chancel Insurance on online forums. Am I compelled to take this when buying a house in Northwood? or Apparently there is an ancient law that could mean that house owners residing in a parish church boundary may be liable to pay for maintenance to the chancel in proximity to the church. Is this relevant for conveyancing in Northwood?

Unless a prior acquisition of the house completed after 12 October 2013 you can assume that solicitors carrying out conveyancing in Northwood to continue to suggest a chancel search and or insurance against a claim.

How does conveyancing in Northwood differ for new build properties?

Most buyers of new build residence in Northwood contact us having been asked by the housebuilder to sign contracts and commit to the purchase even before the residence is completed. This is because house builders in Northwood usually purchase the real estate, 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 used to new build conveyancing in Northwood or who has acted in the same development.

Do I need to be wary that brokers that I am dealing with are suggesting a nationwide conveyancing firm rather than a High Street Northwood conveyancing company?

As is the case with lots of professional services, often referrals from connections can be worth their weight in gold. Nevertheless there are lots of parties with a vested interest in a conveyancing deal; estate agents, financial adviser and lenders might all recommend lawyers to retain. On occasion the conveyancers might be known to one of the organisations as experts in their field, but occasionally there exists a commercial relationship behind the endorsement. You are free to appoint your own lawyer. Don't forget that the majority of banks specify a panel list of law firms you are obliged to use for the lender aspect of your home move.

A conveyancing firm acted on my conveyancing in Northwood half a dozen years past and was holding my deeds but has since been shut down – how do I retreive them?

Deeds, as such, are no longer appropriate for most homes in Northwood are registered digitally at Land Registry. Where you need to prove ownership or are selling or refinancing your solicitor should obtain up to date copies of the register from the Land Registry in any case.

If you feel there may be other documents or you have any other queries please e-mail your request with details of the transaction and documents you need to The CLC will let you know what information they have and any additional information they may need before they are in a position to identify and send the documents to you. Following an intervention it may take some time for the CLC to access archived files and documents, but your request will be actioned as quickly as possible.

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Commercial Conveyancing solicitors in Northwood regulated by the SRA

The list below is a small selection of solicitors in Northwood specialising in commercial conveyancing in Northwood. This may include advice on re-mortgaging commercial property
  • Seabourne Lawleys Limited, 60-62 High Street, Northwood, Middlesex, HA6 1BL
  • Lawrence C. Samuels Ll.b Solicitor, 29 Farm Way, Northwood, Middlesex, HA6 3EE
  • Timothy Warren Solicitor, 37 Nicholas Way, Northwood, Middlesex, HA6 2TR
  • Keith Flower & Co, 62 Pinner Green, Pinner, Middlesex, HA5 2AB
  • Walker Tomaszewski, South Hill Farm, Southill Lane, Pinner, Middlesex, HA5 2EQ

Domestic Licensed Conveyancers in Northwood regulated by the Council of Licensed Conveyancers

Please note that the listed conveyancers do not limit their work for conveyancing in Northwood but also conveyancing throughout England and Wales.
  • St John's Property Lawyers, 22a The Avenue, WD17 4NS
  • Graham Smith Property Lawyers , St Johns House, WD24 6PW
  • Home 2 Home Property Lawyers Limited, 32 Millais Gardens, HA8 5SY

Planning law solicitors in Northwood regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority

The solicitors listed below are a small selection of solicitors in Northwood specialising in planning law. The solicitors can give expert legal advice on all aspects of planning, including planning applications and appeals
  • Paul Fallon & Company, 87-89 Market Street, Watford, Hertfordshire, WD18 0PT
  • Harold Benjamin, Hill House, 67-71 Lowlands Road, Harrow, Middlesex, HA1 3EQ
  • Hb Public Law Ltd, Civic Centre, Station Road, Harrow, Middlesex, HA1 2UH
  • Ellistons Slp Solicitors Limited, 51-53 The Broadway, Stanmore, Middlesex, HA7 4DJ
  • Yugin & Partners, Jubilee House, Merrion Avenue, Stanmore, Middlesex, HA7 4RY

Neighboring Locations

Moor Park
Croxley Green
South Oxhey

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

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