Would the residential property's fixtures and fittings form list radiators?
In general, there is no strict definition of 'fixtures and fittings'. Your solicitor will request the agreement of a fixtures and fittings form to avoid such disputes and will clarify precisely which items will be sold with the property.
Is contaminated land a problem in Kentish Town?
A wide range of contaminants could impact land in Kentish Town, such as coal mining and pollution incidents. An environmental search will give more detail.
I've had a quote from you. Will there be any hidden fees?
No. Homeward Legal will not charge any extra, hidden charges.
To complete on our purchase ASAP, can we arrange a fast conveyancing process in Kentish Town?
Crucial to moving faster is to employing a proactive and experienced property lawyer. When choosing a property lawyer, you should ask yourself the following: Do they offer 'instant' online quotes? What methods of communication do they use? Posting documents can adds days of waiting to a purchase. Do they work on a 'no sale, no fee' basis?
How can I buy the freehold of the building in which I’m purchasing a flat?
When you buy a leasehold flat (usually for a lease lasting a long time), it means that you don’t own the building or the land on which it is built. If you want to buy the freehold of the building (either yourself or with other flat-owners), you’ll need to meet a few legal criteria before that can happen (such as the number of flats, the purpose to which the majority of the building is put to, and the number of flat-owners willing to by the freehold).
One additional point to note is that the shorter the lease on any flat, the greater the price of the freehold is likely to be.
You should talk to other residents about your plan as well as finding out how much the freehold will be and getting a professional valuation. Once you are in a position to move ahead, you’ll need to appoint a solicitor to manage the legal aspect of the planned purchase.
Homeward Legal's solicitors are well-versed in dealing with all types of freehold and leasehold purchases. So call us now on 0800 038 6699 and we'll guide you through the process and assign you to one of the best solicitors.
Do I need a solicitor?
The quick and easy answer is that you don’t. There is no legal imperative for you to employ a solicitor to handle the conveyancing when dealing with property. However, it would be rather unwise for you to carry out the work yourself because you probably won’t have the skills, knowledge and experience to perform many of the complex tasks, and you won’t possess the indemnity insurance that all solicitors are obliged to carry to protect clients in the event that something goes wrong.
You need to appoint a solicitor who is experienced, proactive and focused so that you have the best chance of completing your transaction as early as possible. You should also look for such a solicitor who also offers ‘No Completion, No Fee’ protection so that you will only be invoiced for the fees once your transaction has completed successfully.
Worried about the conveyancing process? Looking at a tight budget? Let Homeward Legal help you with our low fees without compromising our service values. Call us now on 0800 038 6699.
In 1 month we are likely to move out of our semi detached home just outside Kentish Town into a home in Hampstead . At what point to book a removals firm?
Best advice is to avoid arranging a removal firm until you and the other side has agreed an absolute home moving date which occurs after signing of contracts. Try Man With Van Removals, 255, London, NW5 2LX on 020 3394 0968 or Man & Van Kentish Town, 22 Anglers La, London, NW5 3DD Phone: 020 3616 0245.