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Reasons to use our West Hendon conveyancing solicitors

  • 1 The accumulation of transactions means that West Hendon solicitor have established excellent connections with West Hendon local estate agents, banks, building societies, landlords and house builders enabling them to liaise at speed with all concerned in the process of handling your house sale or purchase in West Hendon.
  • 2 West Hendon lawyers have a significant advantage when it comes to West Hendon conveyancing as they have valuable local knowledge of local authority requirements, planning policies and other matters that will impact your sale or purchase
  • 3 There is a strong possibility the the lawyers for the other party are based in West Hendon - if so both parties will be less confrontational
  • 4 The firms shown on our web pages have a variation of conveyancing lawyers, legal executives and support staff handling thousands of conveyancing matters annually.
  • 5 West Hendon property lawyers are likely to be familiar with the local Land Registry Office, Local Authority and selling agents

Examples of recent conveyancing in West Hendon since August 2021*

Purchase

of apartment Spaniards Road NW3 7JH, at a price of £4,550,000. Leasehold conveyancing due diligence included: sending conveyancing papers to buyers representatives, securing official copies of the title, agreeing completion date with parties

Disposal

of semi-detached residence, Shaftesbury Avenue, HA2 0PH completing on 20/08/2021 at a price of £573,500. The conveyancing process incorporates some of the following tasks: drafting the sale agreement and Transfer, dealing with appropriate requisitions and enquiries, taking formal instructions from and updating the seller client

Sale

of terraced premises, Raleigh Drive, N20 0UZ completing on 19/08/2021 at a price of £925,000. The conveyancing process included amongst the various tasks: drafting the sale agreement and Transfer, sending conveyancing papers to buyers representatives, dealing with appropriate requisitions and enquiries

Sale

of detached residence residence, Kenilworth Close, WD6 1QF completing on 27/08/2021 at a price of £550,000. The conveyancing process incorporates some of the following tasks: sending the transfer to the vendor for execution in preparation for completion, taking formal instructions from and updating the seller client, agreeing completion date with parties

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in West Hendon

My wife and I have lately acquired a property in West Hendon. We have since encountered a number of issues with the house which we suspect were overlooked in the conveyancing searches. What action can we take? What searches should? have been ordered for conveyancing in West Hendon?

The question is not clear as what problems have arisen and if they are specific to conveyancing in West Hendon. Conveyancing searches and due diligence initiated as part of the legal transfer of property are supposed to help avoid problems. As part of the legal transfer of property, a property owner answers a form referred to as a SPIF. If the information turns out to be incorrect, you may have a misrepresentation claim against the owner for any losses that you have suffered. The survey should have identified any problems with the structure of the property. Assuming a detailed survey was carried out and the issues were not identified, you may have a claim against the surveyor. However, if you did not have a full survey, you may be responsible for fixing any defects that have now been noted. We would always encourage buyers to take every possible step to ensure they are completely aware of the condition of a property before purchase regardless of whether they are buying in West Hendon.

Can you explain why leasehold purchase conveyancing in West Hendon costs more?

The conveyancing charges on a leasehold property in West Hendon is inevitably greater as compared to a freehold property. This is due to the supplemental investigations necessary in dealing with the landlord and management company to collate the evidence concerning whether the rent and service charges have been cleared and whether there are any major works due in the foreseeable future on repairs or maintenance of the building.

I had intended to instruct a property lawyer in West Hendon for our home move. Our broker informed us that our bank Accord Mortgages Ltd won't deal with them. Why is this not regarded as unduly restrictive?

Before the recession most mortgage companies had an appetite for risk which was higher than today. Almost all West Hendon conveyancing firms would have been on most mortgage company panels. The financial services regulator in 2010 completed a thematic review into mortgage fraud which come to the conclusion: know the conveyancing solicitors dealt with. Consequently, mortgage companies have regularly sought more data from law firms concerning their operations and the individuals who work for them as well as set certain criteria such a completing on a minimum amount of transactions. Many West Hendon conveyancing firms that have been excluded from lender panels have Unblemished track record, no complaints and no claims and didn't just 'dabble' in conveyancing. West Hendon is amongst the many areas where the lawyers showing on our search results are members of the panel for Accord Mortgages Ltd.

Should my solicitor be raising questions about flooding during the conveyancing in West Hendon.

The risk of flooding is if increasing concern for solicitors conducting conveyancing in West Hendon. There are those who purchase a house in West Hendon, fully aware that at some time, it may suffer from flooding. However, aside from the physical damage, if a house is at risk of flooding, it may be difficult to get a mortgage, suitable insurance cover, or dispose of the property. Steps can be carried out during the course of a house purchase to forewarn the purchaser.

Conveyancers are not qualified to impart advice on flood risk, but there are a number of checks that may be initiated by the purchaser or by their lawyers which should figure out the risks in West Hendon. The standard completed inquiry forms supplied to a purchaser’s lawyer (where the Conveyancing Protocol is adopted) includes a standard question of the vendor to determine whether the property has suffered from flooding. In the event that flooding has previously occurred which is not disclosed by the seller, then a purchaser may commence a claim for damages stemming from an inaccurate answer. A purchaser’s solicitors will also carry out an environmental search. This will reveal whether there is a recorded flood risk. If so, more detailed inquiries should be made.

What is different about your site and other web based conveyancing solicitors for conveyancing in West Hendon?

At this site secure an accurate costs illustration from a Solicitor or Licensed Conveyancer that appreciates the nuances of your conveyancing in West Hendon. Unlike many estate agents and many comparison sites we are not in the business of charging firms a fee if you select them for your home move in West Hendon

Is planning consent needed to convert a house into multiple appartments in West Hendon? This has taken place to a property next door to my house in West Hendon and was ignorant of the conversion until after the works were done.

Planning Consent yes. Building Regulations yes.

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Sample of conveyancing solicitors in West Hendon regulated by the SRA

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

  • Chesham & Co, 5 Varley Parade, The Hyde, London, NW9 6SN
  • Whatley & Co, 10b Colin Parade, Sheaveshill Avenue, London, London, NW9 6SG
  • Pearl & Co, 166 Station Road, London, NW4 3SP
  • Dylan Conrad Kreolle, Albion House, Suite 7, 470 Church Lane, Kingsbury, London, NW9 8UA
  • Sinclairs, 20 Watford Way, London, NW4 3AD

Commercial Conveyancing solicitors in West Hendon regulated by the SRA

The firms listed below are a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in West Hendon specialising in commercial conveyancing in West Hendon. This should include advice on re-mortgaging commercial property
  • Whatley & Co, 10b Colin Parade, Sheaveshill Avenue, London, London, NW9 6SG
  • Sinclairs, 20 Watford Way, London, NW4 3AD
  • Gattas Denfield Solicitors, The White House, 301a Kingsbury Road, London, NW9 9PE
  • Churchills Solicitors Limited, Churchill House, 137 Brent Street, Hendon, London, NW4 4DJ
  • J J Goldstein & Co, 69a Brent Street, London, NW4 2EA

Domestic Licensed Conveyancers in West Hendon regulated by the CLC

Please be aware that the listed conveyancers do not limit their work for conveyancing in West Hendon but also conveyancing throughout England and Wales.
  • Home 2 Home Property Lawyers Limited, 32 Millais Gardens, HA8 5SY
  • House Owners Conveyancers Limited, 56 Windermere Avenue, N3 3RA
  • House Owners Conveyancers Limited, Dephina House, N3 2JU
  • Quality Conveyancing Ltd, Westgate House, W5 1YY
  • 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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