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If you are willing to make your property transfer process smoother, faster, and hassle-free you should seek a conveyancer experienced and knowledgeable in UK property transfer laws.

Property transactions have several potential pitfalls that if not treated professionally might put you in deep trouble. Whether you are a seller or buyer in London, you would need a licensed lawyer who can process the transfer legally.

Conveyancers help you negotiate a better deal and question the lawyer of the dealing party to get you a fair property. Our conveyancing solicitors in the UK hold several years of experience in handling multiple cases of property transfer smoothly, safely, and securely, that too at an affordable price.

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Following are the reasons why AVRillo’s conveyancing services are the best when moving to London:
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    Free consultation and guaranteed paybackYour satisfaction is our ultimate goal. Hence, when it is about delivering quality services, we provide you with enough time to judge and decide if we are the right fit for you. We offer a 30 days long trial period at no cost.

    Within this period, you can consult your case with us and ask any questions related to our services. Our solicitor will take up your case, discuss your concerns, and clear any of your doubts. If our services fail to get your interest, you can discontinue our services and get your refund. We will pay back all your money, while you can keep our work for free that we did for you within the trial period.
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    Extensively informed about the current UK’s real estate marketAfter working for years in the UK, our entire panel of licensed conveyancing solicitors is now highly knowledgeable about the UK's real estate market. Hence, when you contact us for our services in London, we can handle property transfer cases seamlessly in that particular area. For years, our licensed solicitors have been successfully processing several property-transfer cases in London. AVRillo’s award winning solicitors are known for seamlessly handling clients’ conveyancing needs.
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    No advance to begin the processWe value our client’s comfort in the case first before they get engaged in making payments. This is the reason why we do not charge advance payment to our clients before starting their work.

    You literally don’t have to pay anything before you see the process of property transaction has begun. The moment you contact us to take up your case, we begin the process immediately without keeping you waiting to make the payment first.
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    Faster property transfer without troubleWe have designed our conveyancing services as straightforward as possible for our clients in London. We focus to minimize legal jargon to the least so that you can accomplish your transaction with minimal fuss and in minimum time. We finish a normal transaction within two months, which is faster than the average time taken to purchase a property for the first time.

    We do not put you at any risky or cumbersome task, especially reviewing the contract that needs one to be highly cautious about as not everyone is honest. If by any means a single point is missed out, you may attract the risk of getting defrauded. Hence, we suggest you get the best conveyancing services as we have a higher success rate than most of our competitors.
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    Cheaper price and reliable serviceMoving to London could be very costly if you approach a qualified licensed conveyancer, but not with us. Our excellent quality conveyancing service will cost you a lot cheaper. Plus, we make sure that all your money is worth the service we provide.

    We have a brilliant track record of successful transactions throughout the year. So far, we have worked for thousands of satisfied clients who dropped their testimonials here acknowledging our work. We were awarded many times by many institutions that prove our excellence in handling cases of buying and selling properties in London.
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    Confidential data protectionFor AVRillo, the safety and security of ownership documents is a top priority. For several years we have been handling these sensitive documents and information and have been successfully keeping them safe. This is all because we update our system to protect your documents from malware and other possible online threats. Additionally, there is an IT team as a standby to handle any undesirable access. Also, when you have a conversation with our solicitor, directly or over the phone, we ensure every single detail remains between you two only.

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Conveyancing Lawyer in London: FAQs

When should I book my removals?

It is advisable to book removals once you have exchanged contracts on either your sale or purchase or both. The reason is, there is no binding agreement between the seller/buyer to proceed with the transaction until contracts have been exchanged. In this scenario, either party can pull out, otherwise decide to change the moving date. For example, you may have agreed on a completion date with the other party, then the previously agreed dates may change at the last minute.

What may happen if I book my removals too early?

If you book your removals too soon, before the exchange date, and then the other party expectedly back off from the deal, or the date changes, you might lose the amount of your deposit or obtain a cancellation fee.

We suggest you wait until you have exchanged contracts, even if you may want to book sooner. Once you exchange the contract, you will have the certainty that you will be moving on the date agreed on exchange.

However, you can research removal companies, get quotes, and check their availability. Also, you can make a provisional booking without depositing any amount or risking incurring a cancellation fee.

After you have exchanged, your solicitor/lawyer or estate agent will inform you about it and then you can confirm your provisional booking. On different notes, you can also make a booking with your chosen removal company.

What are the factors that determine the removal quotes?

There is a wide range of factors that determines removal quotes. They can be broken down below as follows:

  • Full or part house removal
  • Full or part home packing
  • Storage facilities
  • Dismantling plus assembling
  • Distance of travel
  • How many rooms do you have
  • Number of movers and packers required
  • Boxes and packaging materials
  • The layout of the property
  • Any stair involved
  • Moving from a high-rise with a lift

What are the benefits of local search?

Local search has two benefits. First, it avoids the risk of unknown liabilities, which could be financial. Second, it provides information that could be useful to the purchaser.

The local search reveals if anything negative is recorded by the local council, against the property. Other than that, it also provides information about roads and other construction planning.

Local search becomes mandatory if you are looking to purchase a property, with a mortgage. It is compulsory to meet lender’s requirements.

What is included in a local authority search?

Local authority search is divided into two parts – an LLC1 and a CON29. The LLC1, also called Local Land Charge Register search includes charges or attendant restrictions relating to land or property. These can cover whether the property is:

  • located in a conservation area
  • a listed building
  • subject to a tree protection order
  • situated in a smoke control zone
  • or in need of an improvement or renovation grant

The LLC also covers planning agreements and conditional planning permissions. 

The CON29 provides information about the public highways, proposals for rail schemes, new roads, or planning decisions that might affect the property. Besides, you get information relating to outstanding statutory notices, breaches of planning or building regulations, or the existence of a compulsory purchase order. The area affected by environmental factors is also covered, such as whether the house stands on contaminated land or in a Radon gas.

Should I be concerned about the tenure of the new home?

Yes, you must. You need to double-check the tenure of your new home, whether it is leasehold or freehold property. If it is leasehold, instruct your solicitor to check for the length of the lease. Leases less than 80 years may not be a good deal, because it can be costly to extend and you need to have owned the property for two years before you are eligible to do so. Leasehold properties below 60 years must be avoided.

Who recommends property searches?

Some searches are recommended by the solicitor for all purchases. Other searches are asked by the mortgage lender to protect them from any liabilities that the property may have. But all searches will be carried out by your solicitor. 

Why are property transaction processes delayed?

We strictly follow the target of completing the transaction within two months and for this, we follow up with other conveyancers and third parties who are holding things up. Yet, there are a few unexpected circumstances that become the cause of the delay. Some of the common causes of delay are listed below:

  • Mortgage applications, taking much longer to process than usual, probably because a reference that the lender requires from a third party is not immediately available, or because the mortgage lender is unusually occupied.
  • A single delay at any point in the chain will delay every other process.
  • The mortgage company comes up with unforeseen conditions.
  • Any member in the chain doesn’t want to process it as quickly as the others.
  • Searches or inquiries reveal something not anticipated before.

What is the cost of conveyancing?

The price of your conveyancing services will vary depending on the value of your property and the transaction you are completing, so unfortunately there’s no one simple answer to this question. However, these are some of the charges you may typically expect to find:

  • Solicitors’ fees
  • Lenders’ fees
  • Surveyors’ fees
  • Stamp Duty Land Tax in England and Land Transaction Tax in Wales
  • Local Authority Searches
  • Electronic bank transfer fee
  • Land Registry Fees
  • Management pack for leasehold properties
  • Estate agent costs
  • Removal costs
  • VAT

When will I get my title deed?

For the past few years, the land’s registration offices didn’t issue physical title deeds to any new property owner, since all titles are digitally held at the land’s registration offices. After the completion stage of a transaction, the land registration offices will record you as the new owner.

The registration and the process of updating your details in the land registration systems may take four to six weeks. If it is the case of a mortgage or land leasing, it might take around two months to six months, since mortgaging is entirely a different process.

Is getting a survey necessary?

A survey is necessary as it entails what you are purchasing. Some properties may look well managed but may have hidden repairs underneath. If you do not have enough information about the problem before signing the contract, you may incur the cost yourself. 

Typically, mortgage facilitators carry out their survey just to be sure of the condition of the property.  If you are working with a mortgage company, they will typically carry out a valuation. 

However, the valuation is limited to protecting the lender only. Therefore, it is not recommended that you entirely rely on the valuation report. Instead, it’s advisable to carry out your survey. We highly recommend carrying out a detailed inspection which we can help you do.

Do I need to have building insurance?

While it is not a requirement, it is wise to have building insurance, as it safeguards the new owners from structural damages in the future. 

If you are buying a property through a mortgage company, the lender will most probably insist you have an insurance plan in place. In some properties, insurance is there already at the time of purchase, while others may not be insured.

How is the ‘exchange of contracts’ different from ‘completion’?

Exchange of contracts happens when both the buyer and seller sign a contract agreeing to pay at a specific date. On the other hand, completion occurs when all payments have been made and the property has been transferred to the new buyer.