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Rickmansworth Conveyancing Statistics*

  • 1 77% freehold and 23% leasehold conveyancing in Rickmansworth for this year to date
  • 2 Percentage of leasehold conveyancing purchases in Rickmansworth is 29% where there is a share in the management company or freehold company
  • 3 August was the busiest month and September was the next busiest month while June was the least busiest month of the year for conveyancing in Rickmansworth
  • 4 Average Land Registry Fee for this year to date was £540
  • 5 Average time from start to completion was 27 days for conveyancing in Rickmansworth

Examples of recent conveyancing in Rickmansworth since March 2024*

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Rickmansworth

The Rickmansworth conveyancing firm handling our Rickmansworth conveyancing has identified a difference when comparing the surveyor’s assumptions in the valuation survey and what is revealed within the conveyancing documents. My solicitor has advised that he must check that the bank is happy with this discrepancy and is still content to lend. Is my lawyer’s approach correct?

Your solicitor must comply with the UK Finance Lenders’ Handbook provisions which do require that your lawyer disclose any incorrect assumptions in the lender’s valuation report and the legal papers. Should you refuse to allow your lawyer to make the appropriate notification then your lawyer will have no choice but to discontinue acting for you.

Do lawyers request money up-front for my conveyancing in Rickmansworth?

If you are buying a property in Rickmansworth your solicitor will request that you to provide them with funds to cover the search fees. Generally this is needed to cover the fees of the Local Authority Search. When the deposit is payable against the purchase price then this should be required immediately in advance of exchange of contracts. Any further balance that is needed should be transferred a couple of days prior to the day of completion.

A colleague advised me that if I am purchasing in Rickmansworth I should carry out a Neighbourhood, Planning and Local Amenity Search. What does it cover?

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

I used Stirling Law several years ago for my conveyancing in Rickmansworth. I now require my papers however the law firm has closed. What do I do?

You should call the Solicitors Regulatory Authority (SRA) to assist in tracing your conveyancing files. They can be contacted on please contact on 0870 606 2555. Alternatively, you should use their online form to make an enquiry. You will need to provide the SRA with as much information as possible to assist their search, including the name and address in Rickmansworth of the conveyancing firm of solicitors you previously instructed, the name of conveyancing solicitor with whom you had dealings, and the date on which you last had dealings with the firm.

What tools are available to search for a Rickmansworth solicitor on the Aldermore conveyancing panel? I have wheels and am happy to travel upto 10miles to meet the solicitor.

Feel free to make use of the tool on this website. Please select a mortgage company and your location and you will see a number of Rickmansworth conveyancing lawyers locally. We have detailed some Rickmansworth conveyancing firms at the bottom of this page and you can contact them to check if they are on the Aldermore member panel

As co-executor for the estate of my grandmother I am selling a house in Neath but live in Rickmansworth. My conveyancer (based 300 miles awayrequires that I execute a stat dec ahead of the transaction finalising. Could you suggest a conveyancing practitioner in Rickmansworth who can witness this legal document for me?

Technically speaking you are not likely to be required to have the documents witnessed by a conveyancing solicitor. Ordinarily any notary public or qualified solicitor will suffice regardless of whether they are Rickmansworth based

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Sample of conveyancing solicitors in Rickmansworth regulated by the SRA

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

  • Archer Rusby Solicitors Limited, 3 Norfolk Court, Norfolk Road, Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire, WD3 1LA
  • Simply Law, Building 4, Croxley Green Business Park, Hatters Lane, Watford, Hertfordshire, WD18 8YF
  • Lawrence C. Samuels Ll.b Solicitor, 29 Farm Way, Northwood, Middlesex, HA6 3EE
  • Timothy Warren Solicitor, 37 Nicholas Way, Northwood, Middlesex, HA6 2TR
  • Seabourne Lawleys Limited, 60-62 High Street, Northwood, Middlesex, HA6 1BL

Residential Landlord and Tenant Conveyancing solicitors in Rickmansworth

The list below is a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in Rickmansworth specialising in landlord and tenant law and on the regulations governing different types of tenancies. This will likely include advice on Court proceedings for possession

  • Archer Rusby Solicitors Limited, 3 Norfolk Court, Norfolk Road, Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire, WD3 1LA
  • Dbp Law Limited, Unit 17 Metro Centre, Dwight Road, Watford, Hertfordshire, WD18 9SB
  • Lawrence C. Samuels Ll.b Solicitor, 29 Farm Way, Northwood, Middlesex, HA6 3EE
  • Seabourne Lawleys Limited, 60-62 High Street, Northwood, Middlesex, HA6 1BL
  • Paul Fallon & Company, 87-89 Market Street, Watford, Hertfordshire, WD18 0PT

Planning law solicitors in Rickmansworth regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority

The firms listed below are a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in Rickmansworth practicing in planning law. This may include advice on development on contaminated land
  • Paul Fallon & Company, 87-89 Market Street, Watford, Hertfordshire, WD18 0PT

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

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