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Pinner Conveyancing Statistics*

  • 1 Percentage of cases in Pinner that are buy to let is 16%
  • 2 Average Land Registry Fee for this year to date was £540
  • 3 Percentage of leasehold conveyancing purchases in Pinner is 46% where there is a share in the management company or freehold company
  • 4 99 is the median number of years remaining on leases in Pinner
  • 5 The most common indemnity insurance policies for Pinner conveyancing is Chancel

Examples of recent conveyancing in Pinner since June 2020*

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Pinner

Having been told to check out your organisation we were going to appoint conveyancing solicitor in Pinner recommended on your site but have come across alternative costs illustrations on the internet look cheaper – why is this?

One can find plenty of conveyancing organisations advertising so-called £99 conveyancing, unfortunately it’s common in such cases for additionalfees end up with the final fee totally different to the one you expected. Conveyancers are obliged to make sure that costs listed in terms and conditions should be equitable invoiced The solicitors that we list for conveyancing in Pinner set out all charges for the property you intend tobuy.

I am about to exchange on the purchase of a house in Pinner but as a result of wreckage from some water damage at the property I have managed to agree compensation from the owner in the sum of six thousand pounds taking the form of a adjustment in the price. This was going to be addressed as part of the conveyancing process however Lloyds will not agree to this. Why were they approached?

The conveyancing practitioner being on the Lloyds approved list is obliged to advise Lloyds of any variations to the sale price. If you prohibit your conveyancer to report the reduction to Lloyds then they would have to discontinue acting for you. In addition, Lloyds and you would have to appoint a new property lawyer for your conveyancing in Pinner.

I am thinking of remortgaging my property in Pinner, does my lawyer need to be on the Nottingham Solicitor panel?

There is nothing to stop you using your solicitor, but Nottingham will insist on their interests being represented by a firm on their conveyancing panel. There is greater potential for delays and confusion with two solicitors involved, and it will undoubtedly be more expensive too.

Despite weeks of looking the Title Certificate and documents to my property can not be found. The solicitors who dealt with the conveyancing in Pinner 4 years ago have long since closed. What are my next steps?

These day there are duplicates made of almost everything, and your conveyancer should be aware precisely where to locate all the relevant paperwork so you may buy or dispose of your property without any difficulty. Where duplicates can’t be located, your solicitor can put in place insurance or indemnities against possible claims on the property.

Over the last few months I have been searching for a leasehold apartment up to £195,000 and identified one round the corner in Pinner I like with a park and railway links nearby, the downside is that it only has 52 years on the lease. I can't really find anything else in Pinner in this price bracket, so just wondered if I would be making a grave error purchasing a lease with such few years left?

Should you need a home loan the shortness of the lease will be problematic. Discount the price by the amount the lease extension will cost if not already taken into account. If the current owner has owned the property for a minimum of 2 years you could ask them to commence the lease extension formalities and pass it to you. An additional ninety years can be extended on to the current lease term and have £0 ground rent by law. You should speak to your conveyancing solicitor about this matter.

Can you provide any advice for leasehold conveyancing in Pinner with the aim of speeding up the sale process?

  • A significant proportion of the frustration in leasehold conveyancing in Pinner can be avoided where you get in touch lawyers the minute you market your property and request that they start to put together the leasehold documentation which will be required by the purchasers’ representatives.
  • If you have had any disputes with your landlord or managing agents it is essential that these are settled prior to the flat being put on the market. The purchasers and their solicitors will be nervous about purchasing a property where a dispute is unresolved. You will have to accept that you will have to pay any arrears of service charge or settle the dispute prior to the buyers completing the purchase. It is therefore preferable to have any dispute settled ahead of the contract papers being issued to the buyers’ solicitors. You are still duty bound to disclose particulars of the dispute to the buyers, but it is better to reveal the dispute as historic as opposed to unresolved. You believe that you know the number of years left on your lease but it would be wise to verify this via your lawyers. A purchaser's conveyancer will be unlikely to recommend their client to to exchange contracts if the remaining number of years is below 80 years. It is therefore essential at an early stage that you identify whether the lease requires a lease extension. If it does, contact your solicitors before you put your property on the market for sale. The majority of freeholders or Management Companies in Pinner charge for providing management packs for a leasehold property. You or your lawyers should enquire as to the fee that they propose to charge. The management pack can be applied for as soon as you have a buyer, thus reducing delays. The typical amount of time it takes to obtain the necessary information is three weeks. It is the most common cause of frustration in leasehold conveyancing in Pinner. In the event that you altered the property did you need the Landlord’s permission? In particular have you laid down wooden flooring? Pinner leases often stipulate that internal structural alterations or laying down wooden flooring calls for a licence issued by the Landlord approving such works. Where you dont have the paperwork to hand do not contact the landlord without checking with your lawyer before hand.

I am the registered owner of a garden flat in Pinner. In the absence of agreement between myself and the freeholder, can the Leasehold valuation Tribunal make a decision on the amount payable for a lease extension?

Where there is a absentee freeholder or if there is dispute about the premium for a lease extension, under the relevant statutes it is possible to make an application to the Leasehold Valuation Tribunal to arrive at the price payable.

An example of a Lease Extension decision for a Pinner premises is Flats 8, 11 and 15 Craigmore Court 46 Murray Road in December 2013. The tribunal held that the price payable by the Applicant tenant of Flat 8 to acquire an extended lease shall be £26,438 plus £1 to the intermediate lessee . The tribunal held that the price payable by the Applicant tenants of Flat 11 to acquire an extended lease shall be £26,791 plus £1 to the intermediate lessee. The tribunal held that the price payable by the Applicant tenant of Flat 15 to acquire an extended lease shall be £26,638 plus £1 to the intermediate lessee . This case was in relation to 3 flats. The unexpired residue of the current lease was 71 years.

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Sample of conveyancing solicitors in Pinner regulated by the SRA

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

  • Hanney Dawkins & Jones, 21 Bridge Street, Pinner, Middlesex, HA5 3HX
  • Keith Flower & Co, 62 Pinner Green, Pinner, Middlesex, HA5 2AB
  • Vroobel Kaye, Third Floor, Monument House, 215 Marsh Road, Pinner, Middlesex, HA5 5NE
  • E M Collins & Company, Wakefield House, 32 High Street, Pinner, Middlesex, HA5 5PW
  • Walker Tomaszewski, South Hill Farm, Southill Lane, Pinner, Middlesex, HA5 2EQ

Commercial Conveyancing solicitors in Pinner regulated by the SRA

The list below is a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in Pinner practicing in commercial conveyancing in Pinner. This will likely include advice on taking a commercial lease as a tenant
  • Hanney Dawkins & Jones, 21 Bridge Street, Pinner, Middlesex, HA5 3HX
  • Keith Flower & Co, 62 Pinner Green, Pinner, Middlesex, HA5 2AB
  • Walker Tomaszewski, South Hill Farm, Southill Lane, Pinner, Middlesex, HA5 2EQ
  • Chands Solicitors, 145 Cannonbury Avenue, Pinner, Middlesex, HA5 1TR
  • Mills Curry, 90a Field End Road, Eastcote, Pinner, Middlesex, HA5 1RL

Planning law solicitors in Pinner regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority

The list below is a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in Pinner with expertise 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
  • 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
  • Pindoria Solicitors Limited, 1st Floor, 502 Honeypot Lane, Stanmore, Middlesex, HA7 1JR
  • Yugin & Partners, Jubilee House, Merrion Avenue, Stanmore, Middlesex, HA7 4RY

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

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