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  • 1 Our site is the only site that enables you the ability to ensure that your property ownership legalities in White City will be conducted by a law firm on your bank member panel.
  • 2 The White City conveyancing practitioners that we work with are dedicated to providing the most cost, efficient and accessible conveyancing service to borrowers, sellers and remortgagors in White City
  • 3 Personal touch together with pure property local knowledge are key benefits that you should look for when selecting conveyancing solicitors. White City conveyancing can be made a lot more complicated due to lack of transparency between all the parties. The lawyers we work with endeavour to make sure that communication channels are open and act on arising issues and developments quickly.
  • 4 The mark of a good conveyancing solicitor in White City is quality not quantity. The level of service offered by conveyancing "factories" (sometimes 'recommended' by national chain estate agents) sometimes falls short of the high standards of professionalism you would hope for.
  • 5 Our site offers largest domestic conveyancing directory listing mortgage company approved law practices carrying out conveyancing in White City regulated by the SRA or CLC.

Examples of recent conveyancing in White City since April 2020*

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in White City

Please help. My White City lawyer is informing me me that he has toorder White City conveyancing searches stemming from the fact thatthe firm are on the Santanderapproved lawyer panel. Is my lawyer right?

You have limited options available to you. Given that you are taking out a loan with a mortgage company your conveyancer has to comply with their conditions as set out in their version of the CML Conveyancing Handbook. Your lawyer would have previously signed the Terms and Conditions of your lender’s conveyancing panel appointment which obliges them to follow the Council of Mortgage Lenders’ Handbook provisions . Even if you were a cash buyer you would be ill advised not to carry out White City conveyancing searches.

As a FTB what is the most important advice you can give me concerning purchase conveyancing in White City?

Not many law firms shout this from the rooftops but conveyancing in White City or throughout England and Wales is often a confrontational process. Put another way, when it comes to conveyancing there is lots of room for friction between you and other parties involved in the transaction. For instance, the seller, property agent and even potentially a mortgage company. Choosing a solicitor for your conveyancing in White City an important selection as your conveyancer is your adviser, and is the SOLE party in the legal process whose role it is to look after your best interests and to protect you.

On occasion a potential adversary will attempt to persuade you that you should follow their advice. For instance, the estate agent may claim to be assisting by claiming that your lawyer is wrong. Or your financial adviser may advise you to do take action that is contrary to your lawyers advice. You should always trust your lawyer above all other parties in the home moving process.

I am considering applying for a Barclays mortgage for purchase of a new build (under development) in White City with 65 per cent loan to value. Is it compulsory to choose a solicitor on the conveyancing panel for Barclays ?

In theory, you could use a solicitor that is not on the Barclays conveyancing panel, but Barclays would require one of their panel solicitors to be instructed to act in their interests, and you'd have to pay for this - so most people instruct a panel solicitor. It's also easier, as otherwise you'd have to deal with two solicitors for the same transaction.

Do I need to pay for insurance to protect me from financial exposure to chancel repairs when buying a residence in White City?

Unless a prior acquisition of the premises took place after 12 October 2013 you can assume that conveyancing practitioners handling conveyancing in White City to continue to advocate a chancel search and or insurance against a claim.

I have justbecome aware that Stirling Law have closed. They carried out my conveyancing in White City for a purchase of a freehold house 18 months ago. How can I establish that the property is in my name in the name of the previous owner?

The quickest way to check if the premises is registered to you, 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 White City conveyancing specialists.

I own a leasehold flat in White City. Conveyancing and Clydesdale mortgage organised. I have received a letter from someone saying they have taken over the reversionary interest in the property. Attached was a ground rent demand for rent dating back to 1997. The conveyancing solicitor in White City who previously acted has long since retired. Do I pay?

The first thing you should do is contact HMLR to be sure that this person is indeed the registered owner of the freehold reversion. It is not necessary to instruct a White City conveyancing practitioner to do this as you can do this on the Land Registry website for £3. You should note that in any event, even if this is the rightful landlord, under the Limitation Act 1980 no more than 6 years of rent can be collected.

My wife and I have hit a brick wall in trying to purchase the freehold in White City. Can the Leasehold Valuation Tribunal adjudicate on premiums?

in cases where there is a missing landlord or where there is disagreement about what the lease extension should cost, under the Leasehold Reform, Housing and Urban Development Act 1993 it is possible to make an application to the Leasehold Valuation Tribunal to calculate the sum to be paid.

An example of a Freehold Enfranchisement decision for a White City property is 23 & 23A Collingbourne Road in June 2013. Tribunal was dealing with the assessment of the value of the freehold reversion and determination of the terms of the acquisition pursuant to an Order of District Judge Lightman dated 25 February 2013 vesting the freehold interest in the property in the applicant. The tribunal assessed the price of the freehold (to which any arrears or other sums due to the missing landlord under the leases should be added) at £81,638. This case was in relation to 2 flats. The unexpired term as at the valuation date was 64.5 years.

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Residential Landlord and Tenant Conveyancing solicitors in White City

The firms listed below are a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in White City practicing in landlord and tenant law and on the regulations governing different types of tenancies. This may include advice on wrongful eviction

  • Caveat Solicitors Ltd, 11-13 Uxbridge Road, London, W12 8LH
  • Sabeers Stone Greene Llp, 130a Uxbridge Road, Shepherds Bush, London, W12 8AA
  • West 12 Solicitors, 185 Uxbridge Road, London, W12 9RA
  • Whatley & Co, 42 Sinclair Road, London, W14 0NH
  • Myers Fletcher & Gordon, 15 Cambridge Court, 210 Shepherds Bush Road, Hammersmith, London, W6 7NJ

Residential Licensed Conveyancers in White City regulated by the Council of Licensed Conveyancers

Please be aware that the listed conveyancers do not limit their work for conveyancing in White City but also conveyancing throughout England and Wales.
  • Ldn Conveyancing Ltd, 3 Acton Hill Mews, W3 9QN
  • Stratega Law Ltd, Bldg 3 Chiswick Park, W4 5YA
  • Quality Conveyancing Ltd, Westgate House, W5 1YY
  • Stratega Law Ltd, Sutherland House, W1F 7TE
  • J Scollan & Co Property Lawyers, First Floor Canal Court, TW8 8JA

Planning law solicitors in White City regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority

The list below is a small selection of solicitors in White City with expertise in planning law. The solicitors can give expert legal advice on all aspects of planning, including making sure people do what the planning regulations say
  • Hoffman-bokaei Solicitors, Suite 2, Exhibition House, Addison Bridge Place, Hammersmith Road Kensington Olympia, London, London, W14 8XP
  • Parfitt Cresswell, 593-599 Fulham Road, London, London, SW6 5UA
  • Sutton-mattocks & Co Llp, 1 Rocks Lane, London, SW13 0DE
  • Grower Freeman, Ivor House, 25-26 Ivor Place, London, NW1 6HR
  • F S Garford, 26 Fairfax Place, London, NW6 4EH

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