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Logical reasons to let us help you choose a local conveyancing solicitor in West Hampstead

  • 1 West Hampstead conveyancer are the linchpin to a successful West Hampstead home move, keeping the process under control. They are on your side throughout, offering dedicated advice for the duration of your transaction
  • 2 Experience means that West Hampstead solicitor have developed valuable connections with West Hampstead 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 home move in West Hampstead.
  • 3 Solicitor conveyancing firms have excellent personal connections with West Hampstead selling agents and work very closely with them and local surveyors so as to ensure transactions proceed expeditiously.
  • 4 Firms that specialise in conveyancing in West Hampstead have a grasp oflocal concerns peculiar to West Hampstead and therefore you may benefit from better advice and expeditious conveyancing.
  • 5 Using a high street Solicitor in the main results in a more personalised service. Sometimes when dealing with a large conveyancing firm, your conveyancing is handled by a team of people who check what is happening on the file by determining whether the ‘computers says no’.

Examples of recent conveyancing in West Hampstead since February 2019*

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in West Hampstead

Is there a reason to appoint a West Hampstead conveyancing firm given that internet based alternatives are more affordable?

By all means make sure that you get 2 or 3 like-for-like quotes for conveyancing costs in West Hampstead and you should seek an affordable quote but don’t waste your energy hunting for the lowest priced West Hampstead conveyancer. Identifying the right conveyancer can be the difference between a smooth and a stressful home move. You need to ensure that you have expert advice from an experienced solicitor. Emails can't take the place of a phone discussion and can never replicate a one to one meeting. Our partner firms will appoint you a qualified and top rated conveyancing solicitor that will handle your conveyancing from beginning to end, giving the sort of hand holding that you will never get with an internet conveyancer. He or She will update you on any developments making sure that you are regularly updated. If you ever need to phone the firm you will be sure who to ask for and we'll ensure you're not left wondering what's going on.

Do the conveyancing lawyers identified via your search tool conduct auction conveyancing in West Hampstead?

There are a number of auction lawyers we can put you in touch with those conducting auction conveyancing. West Hampstead is just one of hundreds of locations in which our lawyers have offices.

It has been 4 months since my purchase conveyancing in West Hampstead concluded. I have checked the Land Registry website which shows that I paid £175,000 when infact I paid £160,000. Why the discrepancy?

The price paid figure is taken from the application to register the purchase. It is the figure included in the Transfer (the legal deed which transfers the asset from one person to the other) and referred to as the 'consideration' or purchase price. You can report an error in the price paid figure using the LR online form. In most cases errors result from typos so at first glance the figure. Do report it so they can double check and advise.

I decided to have a survey carried out on a property in West Hampstead before retaining lawyers. I have been advised that there is a flying freehold element to the house. My surveyor advised that some mortgage companies may not issue a mortgage on this type of home.

It depends who your proposed lender is. HSBC has different instructions for example to Halifax. If you e-mail us we can check via the relevant mortgage company. If you lender is happy to lend one our lawyers can help as they are accustomed to dealing with flying freeholds in West Hampstead. Conveyancing may be slightly more expensive based on your lender's requirements.

I am using a search engine for the term on line conveyancing in West Hampstead it shows results of many solicitorslocally. With so much choice what is the best way to find the suitable solicitor for purchase transaction?

The ideal way of seeking a suitable conveyancer is through a trusted referral, so seek the opinion of colleagues and those you trust who have purchased a property in West Hampstead or a reputable estate agent or mortgage broker. Charges for conveyancing in West Hampstead vary, so it's advisable to obtain at least four fee calculations from varying types of property lawyers. Be sure to secure confirmation what costs in the quote includes.

I am on look out for some leasehold conveyancing in West Hampstead. Before I get started I require certainty as to the number of years remaining on the lease.

Assuming the lease is recorded at the land registry - and most are in West Hampstead - then the leasehold title will always include the short particulars of the lease, namely the date; the term; and the original parties. From a conveyancing perspective such details then enable any prospective buyer and lender to confirm that any lease they are looking at is the one relevant to that title. For any other purpose, such as confirming how long the term was granted for and calculating what is left, then the register should be sufficient on it's own.

I am the proprietor of a basement flat in West Hampstead. Given that I can not reach agreement with the landlord, can the Leasehold valuation Tribunal make a decision on the sum payable for the purchase of the freehold?

Most definitely. We can put you in touch with a West Hampstead conveyancing firm who can help.

An example of a Lease Extension matter before the tribunal for a West Hampstead flat is Flat A 372 Cricklewood Lane in January 2013. The Tribunal decided that the premium for the extended lease should be £5,750.00 and that the terms of the new lease should be those set out in annex to the decsion This case was in relation to 1 flat.

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Residential Landlord and Tenant Conveyancing solicitors in West Hampstead

The firms listed below are a small selection of solicitors in West Hampstead with expertise in landlord and tenant law and on the regulations governing different types of tenancies. This will likely include advice on Terms and conditions of tenancy agreements

  • Manuel Swaden Limited, 340, West End Lane, London, NW6 1LN
  • Nwl Solicitors, 9 Hampstead West, 224 Iverson Road, London, NW6 2HL
  • Streathers Highgate Llp, 1 Heath Street, Hampstead, London, London, NW3 6TP
  • Rosenberg & Co, 673 Finchley Road, London, NW2 2JP
  • Solomon Taylor & Shaw, 3 Coach House Yard, Hampstead High Street, London, NW3 1QF

Commercial Conveyancing solicitors in West Hampstead regulated by the SRA

The firms listed below are a small selection of solicitors in West Hampstead practicing in commercial conveyancing in West Hampstead. This may include advice on granting a lease to a commercial tenant
  • Manuel Swaden Limited, 340, West End Lane, London, NW6 1LN
  • Nathene And Co, 7 Redington Road, London, NW3 7QX
  • Joseph Melchior & Co, 16 Ulysses Road, London, NW6 1EE
  • Nwl Solicitors, 9 Hampstead West, 224 Iverson Road, London, NW6 2HL
  • Streathers Highgate Llp, 1 Heath Street, Hampstead, London, London, NW3 6TP

Planning law solicitors in West Hampstead regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority

The practices listed below are a small selection of solicitors in West Hampstead with expertise in planning law. This should include advice on planning applications and appeals
  • F S Garford, 26 Fairfax Place, London, NW6 4EH
  • Grower Freeman, Ivor House, 25-26 Ivor Place, London, NW1 6HR
  • Glovers Solicitors Llp, 6 York Street, London, W1U 6QD
  • Streathers Trust Corporation Limited, 44 Baker Street, London, London, W1U 7AL
  • Streathers Solicitors Highgate Limited, 44 Baker Street, London, W1U 7AL

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

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