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Waltham Cross Conveyancing Statistics*

  • 1 112 is the median number of years remaining on leases in Waltham Cross
  • 2 Percentage of leasehold conveyancing cases in Waltham Cross with service charge retention of 21%
  • 3 Percentage of leasehold conveyancing purchases in Waltham Cross is 50% where there is a share in the management company or freehold company
  • 4 86% freehold and 14% leasehold conveyancing in Waltham Cross for this year to date
  • 5 Percentage of cases in Waltham Cross that are buy to let is 3%

Examples of recent conveyancing in Waltham Cross since April 2021*

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Waltham Cross

We were about to choose a conveyancing solicitor in Waltham Cross endorsed on your site but stumbled across alternative estimates via the web appear less pricey – how come?

You can find numerous solicitors promoting supposedly cheap conveyancing, yet more often than not additionalcosts result in the completion invoice being escalated. Solicitors ought to ensure fees outlined in terms of engagement should be fair and reasonable invoiced The solicitors that we put forward for conveyancing in Waltham Cross set out all charges for the property you plan tobuy.

My conveyancer has uncovered a a legal deficiency with the lease for the property we are buying in Waltham Cross. The seller’s lawyers have put forward title insurance as a solution. We are happy with insurance and will pay for it. Our property lawyer says that he must be satisfied that the mortgage company is content with this solution. Who is the client here, us or the mortgage company ?

The short answer to your last question is that, notwithstanding the risk of a conflict of interest, you and the mortgage company are the client. Your conveyancer must comply with the UK Finance Lenders’ Handbook provisions. The UK Finance Lenders’ Handbook conditions require your lawyer to disclose issues such as defects with the lease so that the mortgage company can be afforded the opportunity to check with their valuer as to the extent that the value of the property is affected. Should you refuse to allow your lawyer to make the appropriate notification then your conveyancing practitioner will have no choice but to discontinue acting for you.

I have justbeen informed that Arc property Solicitors have closed. They carried out my conveyancing in Waltham Cross for a purchase of a leasehold flat 18 months ago. How can I be sure that my home is not still registered in the name of the previous owner?

The easiest way to see if the property is in your name, you can carry out a search of the land registry (£3.00). You can either do this yourself or ask a law firm to do this for you. If you are not registered you can seek help from one of a number of Waltham Cross conveyancing specialists.

I am purchasing a new build house in Waltham Cross benefiting from help to buy. The developers refused to reduce the price so I negotiated 6k of extras instead. The property agent suggested that I not disclose to my conveyancer about the side-deal as it may jeopardize my loan with the bank. Should I keep quiet?.

All lenders require a Disclosure of Incentives Form from the developer 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 am a sole trader hoping to take an assignment of a lease of an office on the high street. Can you recommend solicitors offering competitive fees for non-domestic conveyancing in Waltham Cross for less than £2000?

We are happy to recommend firms who have an in-depth of experience of commercial conveyancing in Waltham Cross, including the disposal and acquisition of businesses as well as simply property. If you are intending to acquire or sell a shop, pub, restaurant, office, retail premises or a whole business we can find you the right solicitor. Regarding the costs this will depend on the structure and nuances of the proposed transaction. Let us have your details or telephone us so that we may supply you with comprehensive commercial conveyancing calculation.

Is it best to instruct a Waltham Cross conveyancing lawyer based in the location that I am hoping to buy? An old friend can carry out the conveyancing however her office is 300miles drive away.

The primary upside of using a local Waltham Cross conveyancing practice is that you can pop in to execute paperwork, present your ID and apply pressure on them where appropriate. They will also have local intelligence which is a benefit. However nothing is more important than finding someone that will pull out all the stops for you. If if people you trust instructed your friend and the majority were impressed that must surpass using an unknown Waltham Cross conveyancing lawyer just because they are local.

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Residential Landlord and Tenant Conveyancing solicitors in Waltham Cross

The list below is a small selection of solicitors in Waltham Cross practicing in landlord and tenant law and on the regulations governing different types of tenancies. This will likely include advice on service charge disputes and the right to manage

  • Edward Oliver & Co, 38 Crossbrook Street, Cheshunt, Waltham Cross, Hertforshire, EN8 8JQ
  • Kirwans Solicitors, 201 Beaconsfield Road, Enfield, Middlesex, EN3 6AX
  • Djk Solicitors, 46 Highbridge Street, Waltham Abbey, En9 1bs, Waltham Abbey, Essex, EN9 1XE
  • Kent Law Limited, Enfield Business Centre, 201 Hertford Road, Enfield, Middlesex, EN3 5JH
  • Karis Spyris Llp, The Business Centre, 758 Great Cambridge Road, Enfield, Middlesex, EN1 3PN

Commercial Conveyancing solicitors in Waltham Cross regulated by the SRA

The list below is a small selection of solicitors in Waltham Cross with expertise in commercial conveyancing in Waltham Cross. This may include advice on buying and selling small and large scale commercial property and agricultural land
  • Edward Oliver & Co, 38 Crossbrook Street, Cheshunt, Waltham Cross, Hertforshire, EN8 8JQ
  • Djk Solicitors, 46 Highbridge Street, Waltham Abbey, En9 1bs, Waltham Abbey, Essex, EN9 1XE
  • Kent Law Limited, Enfield Business Centre, 201 Hertford Road, Enfield, Middlesex, EN3 5JH
  • Karis Spyris Llp, The Business Centre, 758 Great Cambridge Road, Enfield, Middlesex, EN1 3PN
  • Avrillo Llp, Gorray House, 758 Great Cambridge Road, Enfield, Middlesex, EN1 3GN

Planning law solicitors in Waltham Cross regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority

The solicitors listed below are a small selection of solicitors in Waltham Cross specialising in planning law. The solicitors can give expert legal advice on all aspects of planning, including tree preservation orders
  • Djk Solicitors, 46 Highbridge Street, Waltham Abbey, En9 1bs, Waltham Abbey, Essex, EN9 1XE
  • Vanderpump & Sykes Llp, Lough Point, 2 Gladbeck Way, Enfield, Middlesex, EN2 7JA
  • Coldham Shield & Mace Solicitors Llp, 123-125 Station Road, Chingford, London, E4 6AG
  • Stuart & Co, 285 Fore Street, London, London, N9 0PD
  • Sal & Co Solicitors Limited, 191 Angel Place, Fore Street, Edmonton, London, England, N18 2UD

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

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