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Reasons to use our West Harrow conveyancing solicitors

  • 1 Using a local Solicitor generally results in a more bespoke service. Sometimes when dealing with a large conveyancing firm, you tend to be looked after by a team of people who who progress matters by determining whether the ‘computers says no’.
  • 2 Our site offers largest domestic conveyancing directory service identifying mortgage company approved law firms delivering conveyancing in West Harrow who are regulated by the SRA or CLC.
  • 3 West Harrow lawyers have a crucial advantage when it comes to West Harrow conveyancing as they have important local knowledge of local authority requirements, planning policies and other issues that can impact your sale or purchase
  • 4 The West Harrow conveyancing firms that are listed are committed to supplying value for money, efficient and accessible conveyancing service to home buyers, sellers and investors in West Harrow
  • 5 Personal touch together with a wealth of local knowledge are key benefits that you should value when choosing conveyancing solicitors. West Harrow conveyancing can be made a lot more stressful due to lack of transparency between all the parties. The lawyers listed ensure that communication channels are open and act on arising issues and developments expeditiously.

Examples of recent conveyancing in West Harrow since March 2022*

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in West Harrow

My West Harrow lawyer has spotted a difference when comparing the surveyor’s assumptions in the home valuation survey and what is revealed within the legal papers for the property. My solicitor says that he needs to ensure that the lender is OK with this discrepancy and is still content to lend. Is my solicitor’s approach correct?

Your lawyer must comply with the UK Finance Lenders’ Handbook requirements which do require that your lawyer disclose any incorrect assumptions in the lender’s valuation report and the legal papers. Should you refuse to allow your lawyer to make the appropriate notification then your lawyer will have no choice but to discontinue acting for both parties.

Having invested time reading moneysavingexpert.com for an online solicitor in West Harrow, many say that I should look for a CQS kitemarked solicitor. Can you explain what CQS is?

The Conveyancing Quality Scheme (CQS) provides a kitemark for residential conveyancing practices issued by the Law Society. Membership achievement establishes a level of credibility for member firms with stakeholders (regulators, lenders, insurers and consumers) based upon: * the integrity of the senior responsible officer and other key conveyancing staff * the firm's adherence to good practice management standards * compliance with prudent and efficient conveyancing procedures through the scheme protocol It includes many partnerships who conduct conveyancing in West Harrow.

We are buying a 4 bedroom semi-detached house in West Harrow. The intention is to convert the garage to an office at the property.Will the conveyancing process involve enquiries to ascertain if these works are prohibited?

Your conveyancer should check the registered title as conveyancing in West Harrow can sometimes reveal restrictions in the title deeds which restrict categories of works or require the consent of another owner. Some extensions need local authority planning permissions and approval under the building regulations. Certain areas are designated conservation areas and special planning restrictions apply which frequently prevent or impact extensions. You should check these things with a surveyor ahead of any purchase.

Two weeks ago we had a mortgage agreed in principle with Virgin Money. West Harrow conveyancing lawyers were chosen. How long does it take for Virgin Money to issue the offer to the property lawyer?

There is no definitive answer here. Have Virgin Money completed the survey? Have you informed Virgin Money as to your lawyers' details and checked that your lawyers are on the Virgin Money conveyancing panel? It is not unusual for a mortgage offer to take a month to come through.

About to purchase apartment in West Harrow. I have received an online quote from a licenced conveyancer, which states: "There will be no charge for dealing with the Building Society if you are obtaining a mortgage". I take this to mean that there will be no additional fee if the solicitor is on the Clydesdale conveyancing panel. I wanted to make sure it means there will be no additional fees for dealing with the mortgage.

They are simply saying that the cost for acting for the lender is included in the fee being quoted. It is worth you checking that the West Harrow property lawyer is on the Clydesdale conveyancing panel.

I require fast conveyancing in West Harrow as I am under pressure to exchange contracts within one month. A mortgage is not required. Is it possible to decline from having conveyancing searches to save fees and time?

As you are are a cash purchaser you are at liberty not to do searches although no conveyancer would recommend that you don't. Drawing on years of experience of conveyancing in West Harrow the following are examples of issues that can be revealed and therefore impact future saleability: Refused Planning Applications, Overdue Charges, Overdue Grants, Road Schemes,...

I am buying a new build apartment in West Harrow. Conveyancing is daunting at the best of times but I have never purchased a new build flat before. What sort of enquires would be asked in new build conveyancing.

Set out below are examples of a selection of leasehold new build questions that you can expect your new-build leasehold conveyancing in West Harrow

    If there are lifts in the building, please confirm that the owners of flats on the ground and basement floors will not be required to contribute towards the cost of maintenance and renewal. The Landlord must covenant to assume the management if the Management Company goes into liquidation or otherwise defaults in running the management scheme. Will the freehold then be transferred for a nominal consideration (not exceeding £100) to the Management Company? Please confirm the Lease plans are architect prepared.

I am purchasing a house and cash is in place. I have provided solicitor with two separate evidence of photographic ID, bank statement, numerous utility bills. Now he requires a copy from a probate lawyer advising that the money is in order and that it has come from inheritance and not via illegitimate means.

In today’s world you will not be able to complete any West Harrow conveyancing transaction without first providing evidence of your identity to your lawyers. This usually takes the form of a either your passport or driving licence and a utility bill. Remember if you are providing your driving licence as evidence of ID it must be both the paper part and photo card part, one is not acceptable without the other. Proof of your source of funds is required under Money Laundering laws.

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Commercial Conveyancing solicitors in West Harrow regulated by the SRA

The firms listed below are a small selection of solicitors in West Harrow practicing in commercial conveyancing in West Harrow. This will likely include advice on complex issues under the Landlord and Tenant Act of 1954
  • Pkp French, 1 Jardine House, The Harrovian Business Village, Bessborough Road, Harrow, Middlesex, HA1 3EX
  • Johal & Co, 5-7 Northolt Road, Harrow, Middlesex, HA2 0LH
  • J E Kennedy & Co, 59 / 61 High Street, Harrow On The Hill, Harrow, Middlesex, HA1 3HT
  • Harold Benjamin, Hill House, 67-71 Lowlands Road, Harrow, Middlesex, HA1 3EQ
  • Leberstrasse Properties Limited, C/o Vyman Solicitors, 104 College Road, Harrow, Middlesex, HA1 1BQ

Residential Licensed Conveyancers in West Harrow regulated by the CLC

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

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

The practices listed below are a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in West Harrow specialising in planning law. The solicitors can give expert legal advice on all aspects of planning, including tree preservation orders
  • Harold Benjamin, Hill House, 67-71 Lowlands Road, Harrow, Middlesex, HA1 3EQ
  • Hb Public Law Ltd, Civic Centre, Station Road, Harrow, Middlesex, HA1 2UH
  • Pindoria Solicitors Limited, 1st Floor, 502 Honeypot Lane, Stanmore, Middlesex, HA7 1JR
  • Ellistons Slp Solicitors Limited, 51-53 The Broadway, Stanmore, Middlesex, HA7 4DJ
  • Yugin & Partners, Jubilee House, Merrion Avenue, Stanmore, Middlesex, HA7 4RY

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