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Reasons to use our South Ruislip conveyancing solicitors

  • 1 South Ruislip conveyancers have a significant edge when it comes to South Ruislip conveyancing as they have important local knowledge of local authority requirements, planning policies and other matters that can affect your conveyancing
  • 2 South Ruislip conveyancers will have connections at the local Land Registry Office, Local Authority and selling agents
  • 3 Chances are that the other side’s solicitors are based in South Ruislip - if so both parties will be on good working terms
  • 4 We are the UKs largest domestic conveyancing directory service identifying bank approved law practices conducting conveyancing in South Ruislip regulated and authorised by the SRA or Council of Licensed Conveyancers.
  • 5 Lawyer conveyancing solicitors have valuable personal connections with South Ruislip estate agents and work very closely with them and local surveyors so as to ensure transactions proceed expeditiously.

Examples of recent conveyancing in South Ruislip since March 2022*

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in South Ruislip

We are soon to complete on the purchase of a property in South Ruislip but as a result of wreckage from the recent storms I have was able negotiate reparation from the current proprietors of £3k in the form of a reduction in the price. This was going to be addressed as part of the conveyancing process however Santander will not agree to this. Should they have been notified?

Your property lawyer that is on the Santander conveyancing panel is obliged to disclose to Santander of any amendments to the purchase price. If you were to refuse your conveyancer to notify the price change to Santander then they would have to discontinue acting for you. In addition, Santander and you would have to appoint a new property lawyer for your conveyancing in South Ruislip.

Is there a reason why leasehold purchase conveyancing in South Ruislip is more expensive?

In summary, leasehold conveyancing in South Ruislip and elsewhere usually requires additional hours of investigation compared to freehold conveyancing. This includes lease investigation, liaising with the landlord concerning serving required notices, obtaining current service charge and management information, securing the landlord’s consents and reviewing management accounts. The obligations on both the landlord and the tenant in the lease need to be studied by the buyer’s conveyancing team and read from beginning to end – no matter how many different proprietor have owned the lease since it was first granted.

I opted to have a survey carried out on a house in South Ruislip prior to retaining lawyers. I have been advised that there is a flying freehold overhang to the property. Our surveyor has said that some banks may not give a loan on such a property.

It depends who your proposed lender is. Santander has different instructions for example to Halifax. If you call us we can investigate further via the appropriate lender. If you lender is happy to lend one our lawyers can assist as they are used to dealing with flying freeholds in South Ruislip. Conveyancing will be smoother if you use a solicitor in South Ruislip especially if they are accustomed to such properties in South Ruislip.

I have been recommended by a few selling agents in South Ruislip to locate a conveyancer using your seach tool. What’s the financial inducement for Estate Agents to recommend your lawyers over and above alternative conveyancing organisations?

We refuse to offer any financial incentive for pointing buyers and sellers to this site. We found it would be just too difficult to pay a commission because a client could think, ‘How come the agent getting a kickback? Why aren’t I getting any benefit too?’ So we decided to step away from that.

Should I use a South Ruislip conveyancing lawyer in close proximity to the house I am buying? I have an old university friend who can conduct the legal formalities but her office is 200kilometers away.

The primary upside of using a high street South Ruislip conveyancing practice is that you can drop in to sign paperwork, deliver your ID and pester them if necessary. They will also have local intelligence which is a plus. That being said it's more important to get someone that will pull out all the stops for you. If other friends have instructed your friend and on the whole were impressed that must outweigh using an unfamiliar South Ruislip conveyancing lawyer just because they are based in the area.

I am employed by a reputable estate agent office in South Ruislip where we see a number of flat sales jeopardised due to short leases. I have been given inconsistent advice from local South Ruislip conveyancing firms. Could you clarify whether the seller of a flat can instigate the lease extension process for the purchaser on completion of the sale?

Provided that the seller has been the owner for at least 2 years it is possible, to serve a Section 42 notice to kick-start the lease extension process and assign the benefit of the notice to the purchaser. The benefit of this is that the proposed purchaser need not have to sit tight for 2 years to extend their lease. Both sets of lawyers will agree to form of assignment. The assignment has to be done prior to, or simultaneously with completion of the sale.

Alternatively, it may be possible to agree the lease extension with the freeholder either before or after the sale. If you are informally negotiating there are no rules and so you cannot insist on the landlord agreeing to grant an extension or transferring the benefit of an agreement to the purchaser.

We have reached the end of our tether in seeking a lease extension in South Ruislip. Can this matter be resolved via the Leasehold Valuation Tribunal?

in cases where there is a absentee landlord or where there is disagreement about the premium for a lease extension, under the relevant statutes you can apply to the First-tier Tribunal (Property Chamber) to decide the premium.

An example of a Lease Extension case for a South Ruislip flat is Flat 72 Queens Walk in January 2013. The Tribunals calculated the premium payable to be £22,090. This case related to 1 flat. The remaining number of years on the lease was 53.26 years.

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Residential Landlord and Tenant Conveyancing solicitors in South Ruislip

The firms listed below are a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in South Ruislip specialising 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

  • Camerons Jones, Television House, 269 Field End Road, Eastcote, Middlesex, HA4 9XA
  • Enever Freeman & Co, 17 Victoria Road, Ruislip Manor, Ruislip, Middlesex, HA4 9AA
  • Soulsby Williamson, 73 Park Way, Ruislip Manor, Ruislip, Middlesex, HA4 8NS
  • Thakker & Co, Conex House, 148 Field End Road, Eastcote, Pinner, Middlesex, HA5 1RJ
  • Ravi Sol Ltd, 457b Alexandra Avenue, Harrow, Middlesex, HA2 9RY

Commercial Conveyancing solicitors in South Ruislip regulated by the SRA

The firms listed below are a small selection of solicitors in South Ruislip with expertise in commercial conveyancing in South Ruislip. This will likely include advice on re-mortgaging commercial property
  • Camerons Jones, Television House, 269 Field End Road, Eastcote, Middlesex, HA4 9XA
  • Enever Freeman & Co, 17 Victoria Road, Ruislip Manor, Ruislip, Middlesex, HA4 9AA
  • Soulsby Williamson, 73 Park Way, Ruislip Manor, Ruislip, Middlesex, HA4 8NS
  • Hebbar & Co, 157 Mandeville Road, Northolt, Middlesex, UB5 4LZ
  • Thakker & Co, Conex House, 148 Field End Road, Eastcote, Pinner, Middlesex, HA5 1RJ

Residential Licensed Conveyancers in South Ruislip regulated by the Council of Licensed Conveyancers

Please note that the listed conveyancers do not limit their work for conveyancing in South Ruislip but also conveyancing throughout England and Wales.
  • Quality Conveyancing Ltd, Westgate House, W5 1YY
  • Home 2 Home Property Lawyers Limited, 32 Millais Gardens, HA8 5SY
  • Ldn Conveyancing Ltd, 3 Acton Hill Mews, W3 9QN

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

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