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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Shenley

We hired a Shenley based lawyer for our conveyancing in Shenley last week. Upon checking the Terms and Conditions I seeI am liable for costs even if the movedoes not proceed. Should I go with them or select an internet firm who offer no move no charge conveyancing in Shenley?

It is usually ‘give and take’ in that if "No Sale No Fee" is offered then the conveyancing charges will tend to be be higher to neutralise the transactions that do not go ahead. You should be mindful that such deals tend not to cover disbursements for example Shenley conveyancing search fees.

Do I have to attend the offices of the solicitor to execute the legal charge? If so, I will choose one who does conveyancing in Shenley so that I can attend their offices when needed.

As opposed to ten years ago, almost all mortgage companies no longer oblige their conveyancing panel lawyer to witness the mortgagors signature. You will still be obliged to provide identification documents and there are still manifest benefits to using a local solicitor, in your case a conveyancing solicitor in Shenley.

My wife and I buying a terrace house in Shenley. The intention is to carry out an extension to the side at the house.Will the conveyancing process involve enquiries to determine if these alterations are allowed?

Your solicitor should check the registered title as conveyancing in Shenley will occasionally identify restrictions in the title documents which prohibit certain changes or need the consent of a 3rd party. Some works need local authority planning consent and approval in compliance with building regulations. Certain areas are designated conservation areas and special planning restrictions apply which frequently prevent or impact extensions. It would be wise to check these things with a surveyor before you commit yourself to a purchase.

I have decided to exercise my right to buy my property in Shenley off the council. I have a mortgage offer with UBS. Conveyancing is not something I have any knowledge of. Can I proceed without a solicitor easily? I think we can but we keep being told I should have one. Any advice?

It is not advisable to proceed with a house purchase without a solicitor. The council's solicitor are not acting for you. You need a solicitor for a number reasons. One of which is to verify what plans the Council have for repairs and refurbishment for the next five years. Many leaseholders have been stung for contributions of thousands of pounds. In any event, if you are getting a mortgage with UBS, you will need to appoint a solicitor on the UBS conveyancing panel.

I can not work out if my mortgage offer obliges me to make sure the lease term for the flat is extended prior to the completion date. I have called into my local Shenley building society branch on a couple of occasions and was reassured it wasn't an issue and they will lend. My Shenley conveyancing solicitor - who is on the mortgage company conveyancing panel- called to say that they refuse to lend based on their UK Finance Lenders’ Handbook minimum lease term requirements. Who do I believe?

As long as the conveyancing practitioner is on the lender approved list, they must adhere to the CML Handbook conditions for the lender. Unless your lawyer obtains specific confirmation in writing that the lender will go ahead, your lawyer has no choice but to refrain from exchanging contract and committing you to the purchase. We would suggest that you ask the mortgage company to contact your lawyer in writing confirming that they will accept the number of years remaining.

I am purchasing a new build house in Shenley with a loan from Skipton Building Society. The builders refused to reduce the price so I negotiated five thousand pounds worth of extras instead. The property agent suggested that I not disclose to my solicitor about this deal as it will jeopardize my mortgage with the bank. Is this normal?.

All lenders require a Disclosure of Incentives Form from the builder of any new build, converted or renovated property, It is available online from the Lenders’ Handbook page on the CML website. CML form is completed and handed to the lender's surveyor when the inspection is done.

Lenders have different policies on incentives. Some accept none at all, cash or physical, while others will accept cash incentives up to 5%.

Hard to understand why the representative of a builder would be suggesting you withold information from a solicitor when all this will be clearly visible on forms the builder has to supply to its solicitor, the buyer's solicitor and the surveyor.

I've recently found out that there is a flying freehold element on a property I put an offer in two weeks back in what was supposed to be a quick, no chain conveyancing. Shenley is the location of the property. Is there any advice you can give?

Flying freeholds in Shenley are unusual but are more likely to exist in relation to terraced houses. Even where you use a solicitor outside Shenley you would need to get your solicitor to go through the deeds diligently. Your bank may require your conveyancing solicitor to take out an indemnity policy. Some of the more diligent conveyancing solicitors in Shenley may determine that this is not enough and that the deeds be re-written to give you the most up to date legal protection. If so, the next door neighbour also had to sign up to the revised deeds.It is possible that your lender will not accept the situation so the sooner you find out the better. You should also check with your insurance broker as to whether they will insure a flying freehold residence.

In what way can the Landlord & Tenant Act 1954 affect my commercial premises in Shenley and how can you help?

The 1954 Act provides protection to commercial lessees, giving them the a statutory right to make a request to court for a continuation of occupancy when the lease comes to an end. There are certain specified grounds where a landlord can refrain from granting a lease renewal and the rules are involved. We are happy to direct you to commercial conveyancing firms who use the act for protection and handle your commercial conveyancing in Shenley

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Sample of conveyancing solicitors in Shenley regulated by the SRA

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

  • Spalter Fisher Llp, 1 Theobald Court, Theobald Street, Elstree, Borehamwood, Hertfordshire, WD6 4RN
  • Martin Smith & Co, Majestic House, 18 Shenley Road, Borehamwood, Hertfordshire, WD6 1DL
  • Landau & Cohen, Medburn Lodge, Butterfly Lane, Elstree, Borehamwood, Hertfordshire, WD6 3AD
  • Brightstone Law Llp, Brightstone House, 511 Centennial Park, Centennial Avenue, Elstree, Hertfordshire, WD6 3FG
  • Shahin & Co, 7th Floor Suite 15, Metropolitan House, 3 Darkes Lane, Potters Bar, Hertfordshire, EN6 1AG

Residential Landlord and Tenant Conveyancing solicitors in Shenley

The firms listed below are a small selection of solicitors in Shenley practicing in landlord and tenant law and on the regulations governing different types of tenancies. This could include advice on Rent Act Protected, Assured and Assured Shorthold tenancies

  • Spalter Fisher Llp, 1 Theobald Court, Theobald Street, Elstree, Borehamwood, Hertfordshire, WD6 4RN
  • Martin Smith & Co, Majestic House, 18 Shenley Road, Borehamwood, Hertfordshire, WD6 1DL
  • Landau & Cohen, Medburn Lodge, Butterfly Lane, Elstree, Borehamwood, Hertfordshire, WD6 3AD
  • Brightstone Law Llp, Brightstone House, 511 Centennial Park, Centennial Avenue, Elstree, Hertfordshire, WD6 3FG
  • Stanley De Leon Solicitors, 45 Darkes Lane, Potters Bar, Hertfordshire, EN6 1BJ

Commercial Conveyancing solicitors in Shenley regulated by the SRA

The list below is a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in Shenley with expertise in commercial conveyancing in Shenley. This should include advice on commercial leases including all matters relating to landlord and tenant law
  • Spalter Fisher Llp, 1 Theobald Court, Theobald Street, Elstree, Borehamwood, Hertfordshire, WD6 4RN
  • Martin Smith & Co, Majestic House, 18 Shenley Road, Borehamwood, Hertfordshire, WD6 1DL
  • Landau & Cohen, Medburn Lodge, Butterfly Lane, Elstree, Borehamwood, Hertfordshire, WD6 3AD
  • Brightstone Law Llp, Brightstone House, 511 Centennial Park, Centennial Avenue, Elstree, Hertfordshire, WD6 3FG
  • Shahin & Co, 7th Floor Suite 15, Metropolitan House, 3 Darkes Lane, Potters Bar, Hertfordshire, EN6 1AG

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