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Main reasons to let us help you choose a high street conveyancing solicitor in St Albans

  • 1 Personal touch and pure property expertise are key benefits that you should seek when selecting conveyancing solicitors. St Albans property deals can become a lot more protracted due to lack of transparency between all the parties. The lawyers we work with endeavour to make sure that the lines of communication are open and act on arising issues and developments instantly.
  • 2 St Albans property lawyers are likely to have connections at the local Land Registry Office, Local Authority and selling agents
  • 3 The accumulation of transactions means that St Albans solicitor have developed valuable working relationships with St Albans local estate agents, banks, building societies, landlords and property developers enabling them to liaise at speed with all parties involved in the process of handling your house sale or purchase in St Albans.
  • 4 No matter what any other on-line conveyancers advise it may be necessary to visit your lawyer to execute legal papers. Too many 3rd parties are already with an interest in a conveyancing transaction without needing to include the postman into the equation.
  • 5 Using a high street Solicitor generally results in a more personal touch. When using a an online conveyancing factory, your conveyancing is handled by a team of people who who update you by reading from their computer screens.

Examples of recent conveyancing in St Albans since June 2022*

Sale

of terraced property, Church Street, AL3 5NG completing on 07/07/2022 at a price of £620,000. The legal transfer of property included amongst the various tasks: drafting the sale agreement and Transfer, sending conveyancing papers to buyers representatives, dealing with appropriate requisitions and enquiries

Disposal

of house property, Folly Lane, AL3 5JJ completing on 30/06/2022 at a price of £520,000. The legal transfer of property included amongst the various tasks: drafting the sale agreement and Transfer, ordering official copies of the title, agreeing completion date with parties

Disposal

of semi-detached premises, Portland Street, AL3 4RA completing on 06/07/2022 at a price of £516,244. The legal transfer of property incorporates some of the following tasks: drafting the sale agreement and Transfer, obtaining official copies of the title, setting up the completion formalities

Sale

of terraced premises, Portland Street, AL3 4RB completing on 08/07/2022 at a price of £655,000. The legal transfer of property included amongst the various tasks: agreeing completion date with parties, preparing statement detailing charges, setting up the completion formalities

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in St Albans

Can the conveyancing practitioners revealed via your search tool handle right to buy conveyancing in St Albans?

We have identified a number of conveyancing lawyers who can conduct right to buy conveyancing matters Do e-mail the solicitors listed in order to get a costs illustration.

I need some expedited conveyancing in St Albans as I am under a deadline to sign on the dotted line within 2 weeks. Thankfully I do not require a mortgage. Can I avoid the conveyancing searches to save money and time?

As you are not getting a home loan you are at free not to have searches conducted although no conveyancer would suggest that you don't. Drawing on our experience of conveyancing in St Albans the following are instances of what can appear and adversely affect market value: Enforcement Notices, Overdue Fees, Outstanding Grants, Unadopted Roads,...

Just had an offer accepted on a new build apartment in St Albans. Conveyancing is a frightening process at the best of times but I have never purchased a new build flat before. Can you give me some examples of some of the questions asked in new build conveyancing.

Set out below is a sample of a few leasehold new build questions that you may expect your new-build leasehold conveyancing in St Albans

    Where there is an Undertaking being granted there is the risk of forfeiture of the Headlease subject to relief if one or more of the Underlessees are willing to accept the original Head Lessee’s obligations as otherwise relief will be denied to the Underlessees. The only alternatives are the Head Lessor agreeing not to forfeit the Headlease or the Head Lessee guaranteeing to the Underlessees that it will not be in breach of the Headlease. 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. Please confirm the Lease plans are surveyor prepared. 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.

Due to the guidance of my in-laws I had a survey completed on a property in St Albans ahead of appointing lawyers. I have been informed that there is a flying freehold overhang to the property. Our surveyor advised that some mortgage companies tend refuse to grant a loan on this type of house.

It depends who your proposed lender is. Bank of Scotland has different instructions for example to Halifax. If you e-mail us we can check with the appropriate bank. If you lender is happy to lend one our lawyers can assist as they are used to dealing with flying freeholds in St Albans. Conveyancing can be more complicated and therefore you should check with your conveyancing solicitor in St Albans to see if the conveyancing costs will increase in light of this.

My partner has suggested that I use his lawyers for conveyancing in St Albans. Should I find my own property lawyer?

No doubt it’s preferable to find a conveyancing practitioner is to have referrals from friends or relatives who have actually used the firm you're are thinking of instructing.

How much experience do your St Albans conveyancing solicitors have with Help To Buy, Shared Equity and similar schemes?

St Albans conveyancing lawyers help thousands of people move home every year and supported plenty of clients through the Help To Buy scheme. The chances are that whatever makes your case unique St Albans conveyancers have worked on recent similar matters.

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Sample of conveyancing solicitors in St Albans regulated by the SRA

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

  • Bretherton Law Ltd, Alban Row, 27-31 Verulam Road, St. Albans, Hertfordshire, AL3 4DG
  • Turner & Co, Suite 12, Arquen House, 4-6 Spicer Street, St. Albans, Hertfordshire, AL3 4PQ
  • Photiades Solicitors Ltd, Longmire House, 36-38 London Road, St. Albans, Hertfordshire, AL1 1NG
  • Sa Law Llp, Gladstone Place, 36-38 Upper Marlborough Road, St. Albans, Hertfordshire, AL1 3UU
  • Debenhams Ottaway Llp, Ivy House, 107 St. Peters Street, St. Albans, Hertfordshire, AL1 3EW

Residential Landlord and Tenant Conveyancing solicitors in St Albans

The list below is a small selection of solicitors in St Albans with expertise in landlord and tenant law and on the regulations governing different types of tenancies. This may include advice on Rent Act Protected, Assured and Assured Shorthold tenancies

  • Sa Law Llp, Gladstone Place, 36-38 Upper Marlborough Road, St. Albans, Hertfordshire, AL1 3UU
  • Debenhams Ottaway Llp, Ivy House, 107 St. Peters Street, St. Albans, Hertfordshire, AL1 3EW
  • Sherrards Solicitors Llp, 45 Grosvenor Road, St. Albans, Hertfordshire, AL1 3AW
  • Radius Law Limited, 5 The Old Dairy Mews, Castle Road, St. Albans, Hertfordshire, AL1 5FJ
  • Rexton Legal Services Limited, 38 South Riding, Bricket Wood, St. Albans, Hertfordshire, AL2 3NE

Residential Licensed Conveyancers in St Albans regulated by the CLC

Please note that the listed conveyancers do not limit their work for conveyancing in St Albans but also conveyancing throughout England and Wales.
  • Horizon Law Limited, 48 High Street, AL3 7LN
  • Horizon Law Limited, 12 Market Place, AL10 0LN
  • Graham Smith Property Lawyers , St Johns House, WD24 6PW

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

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