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There is a good reason why you won’t find people saying “if only I would have chosen a cheap factory-type firm”! Go local - instruct a conveyancing solicitor in Northwood

Main reasons to use our service to help you find a local conveyancing solicitor in Northwood

  • 1 Northwood conveyancers work in partnership with Northwood estate agents, house builders, surveyors, lenders and other professionals to make sure that the highest level of service is offered to clients every step of the way, ensuring the smoothest, most stress-free process possible
  • 2 No matter what any alternative sites may claim it could be necessary to pop into your conveyancer to sign documents. There are various parties with engaged in a homemove without needing to include the postman into the mix.
  • 3 The mark of a good conveyancing solicitor in Northwood is quality not quantity. The level of service offered by conveyancing "factories" (sometimes 'recommended' by large estate agency chains) sometimes falls short of the level of professionalism you would hope for.
  • 4 Firms that specialise in conveyancing in Northwood are familiar with the local concerns specific to Northwood and therefore you may benefit from better advice and speedier conveyancing.
  • 5 Low cost packages from online conveyancers might seem attractive. However, these companies are often located hundreds of kilometers away with limited appreciation of the factors that impact property transactions in Northwood

Examples of recent conveyancing in Northwood since March 2019*

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Northwood

The sellers of the house we are purchasing have instructed a conveyancing firm in Northwood who has recommended a preliminary agreement with a down payment 6,000. Are such agreements appropriate for Northwood conveyancing transactions?

Lock out contracts are contracts between a property seller and prospective buyer giving the buyer exclusive rights to purchase the premises within a prescribed time frame. Essentially, an exclusivity is a document specifying that you should be issued with a contract at a later date which is the main conveyancing contract. It tends to be used for buyer confidence though in some cases, the proprietor may enjoy an upside from such agreements as well. There are various positives and negatives to having them but you should to check with your lawyer but beware that it may end up incurring more in conveyancing fees. For this these agreements are avoided in relation to conveyancing in Northwood.

We're in Northwood, First time buyers buying with a mortgage (lender is TSB , and our lawyer is on the TSB conveyancing panel). How long should the conveyancing process take?

The fact that your lawyer is on the TSB conveyancing panel is a help. It would almost certainly delay matters if they were not. However, no lawyer should guarantee a timeframe for your conveyancing, due to third parties outside of your control such as delays caused by lenders,conveyancing search providers or by the other side’s solicitors. The time taken is often determined by the number of parties in a chain.

A relative suggested that if I am purchasing in Northwood I should carry out a Neighbourhood, Planning and Local Amenity Search. What does it cover?

A search of this type is occasionally included in the estimate for your Northwood conveyancing searches. It is a large report of about 40 pages, listing and detailing significant information about Northwood around the property and the people living there. It incorporates an Aerial Photograph, Planning Applications, Land Use, Mobile Phone Masts, Rights of Way, the Northwood Housing Market, Council Tax Banding, the demographics of People living in the area, the dominant type of Housing, the Average Property Price, Crime statistics, Local Education with plans and statistics, Local Amenities and other useful data regarding Northwood.

It has been 3 months following my purchase conveyancing in Northwood took place. 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 residence 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.

I am buying a new build flat in Northwood. Conveyancing is necessary evil at the best of times but I have never purchased a new build flat before. What sort of enquires would be asked in new build conveyancing.

Here are examples of a few leasehold new build questions that you can expect your new-build leasehold conveyancing in Northwood

    Please provide evidence that the form of Lease proposed has been approved by the Land Registry. 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. The Landlord must covenant to assume the management if the Management Company goes into liquidation or otherwise defaults in running the management scheme. There must be mutual enforceability of lessee’s covenants.

Given that I will soon spend hundreds of thousands of pounds on a house in Northwood I wish to talk to a conveyancer about mytransaction prior to giving the go ahead to the firm. Is this something that you can arrange?

This is something that we encourage - we would be delighted to talk to you we do not take any clients on without you first talking to the lawyer due to be conducting your property ownership legalities in Northwood.There is no ‘factory style conveyancing’ - each client is an important person, not a file reference. The solicitors that we put you in touch with believe that the figure you are provided with for residential conveyancing in Northwood should be the figure that you end up paying.

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Commercial Conveyancing solicitors in Northwood regulated by the SRA

The firms listed below are a small selection of solicitors in Northwood practicing in commercial conveyancing in Northwood. This will likely include advice on complex issues under the Landlord and Tenant Act of 1954
  • 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 CLC

Please be aware 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 list below is a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in Northwood specialising in planning law. The solicitors can give expert legal advice on all aspects of planning, including making sure people do what the planning regulations say
  • 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
Northwood
South Oxhey
Eastcote
Pinner

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

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