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Barnet Conveyancing Statistics*

  • 1 Average time frame of 32 days for registration of title in Barnet
  • 2 September was the busiest month and April was the next busiest month while February was the least busiest month of the year for conveyancing in Barnet
  • 3 Percentage of leasehold conveyancing cases in Barnet with service charge retention of 6%
  • 4 Percentage of cases in Barnet that are buy to let is 16%
  • 5 Average Stamp Duty Payable for this year to date was £19,126

Examples of recent conveyancing in Barnet since June 2019*

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Barnet

Do the conveyancing solicitors to be found on your site handle auction conveyancing in Barnet?

There are a number of auction practitioners we can connect you with those conducting auction conveyancing. Barnet is one of hundreds of areas of in which our lawyers cover.

My property lawyer in Barnet is not listed on the Leeds Building Society Solicitor Panel. Can I still continue with my family solicitor even though they are excluded from the Leeds Building Society list of approved lawyers?

The limited options available to you here include:

  1. Carry on with your preferred Barnet solicitors but Leeds Building Society will need to use a lawyer on their panel. This will result in additional overall legal charges as well as result in frustration.
  2. Find an alternative lawyer to to deal with the conveyancing, obviously checking they are Persuade your lawyer to use their best endeavours to join the Leeds Building Society conveyancing panel

A friend informed me that in buying a property in Barnet there may be a number of restrictions preventing external changes to the property. Is this right?

There are a number of properties in Barnet which have some sort of restriction or requirement of consent to carry out external alterations. Part of the conveyancing in Barnet should determine what restrictions are applicable and advising you as part of a ROT that should be sent to you.

We are aiming to move property in November. Does my conveyancing solicitor liaise with the removal company on the day of completion. Incidentally, can you recommend a removal company in Barnet. Conveyancing firm was found before I stumbled across your page.

On the day of completion you can collect the house keys from the selling agent but this can only take place after the sellers lawyers advise the agent that they have the completion monies and the keys can be given over. You should inform the removal company that they can start moving you in. As a matter of policy we do not recommend a specific removal organisation but can assist you in choosing a residential property solicitor in Barnet or a firm that specialises in conveyancing in Barnet.

Co-operative have agreed my home loan in principle, my offer on a house in Barnet has been agreed to, now what?

The property agent will want to know who your solicitors are (make sure the conveyancing practitioners are on the lender’s approved list). Telephone Co-operative or your broker and finalise any appropriate forms. Co-operative will sellect a valuer who will get in contact with the estate agent or seller to arrange an appointment. Once carried out (assuming no problems) it takes about a fortnight for the mortgage offer to be issued. Co-operative will send the offer to you and your solicitors. The legal work will then take it’s course according the nature and complexity of the conveyancing in Barnet.

Various online forums that I have frequented warn that are a common reason for stalling in Barnet conveyancing transactions. Is this right?

The Council of Property Search Organisations (CoPSO) released findings of a review by MoveWithUs that conveyancing searches do not figure within the top 10 causes of hindrances in the conveyancing process. Local searches are not likely to feature in any slowing down conveyancing in Barnet.

I decided to have a survey carried out on a house in Barnet in advance of instructing lawyers. I have been advised that there is a flying freehold overhang to the property. The surveyor has said that some mortgage companies may not grant a mortgage on a flying freehold property.

It depends who your proposed lender is. Santander has different instructions from Nationwide. If you contact us we can investigate further with the relevant lender. If you lender is happy to lend one our lawyers can help as they are used to dealing with flying freeholds in Barnet. Conveyancing will be smoother if you use a solicitor in Barnet especially if they are acquainted with such properties in Barnet.

My husband and I are a fortnight into a leasehold purchase having been referred to solicitors by the estate agent to carry out the conveyancing in Barnet. We are not happy. Can you help me find new lawyers?

They would have to be very poor in order to consider changing them. Has your mortgage offer been generated? In the event that it has you must inform them of the new conveyancer and ensure the offer are re-issued. Your new solicitor ideally needs to be on the banks approved list to avoid added charges and complications. So that should be your starting point. The find a solicitor tool should help you find a bank approved lawyer for your conveyancing in Barnet

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Commercial Conveyancing solicitors in Barnet regulated by the SRA

The list below is a small selection of solicitors in Barnet practicing in commercial conveyancing in Barnet. This could include advice on taking a commercial lease as a tenant
  • Mhhp Law Llp, 64-66 High Street, Barnet, Hertfordshire, EN5 5SJ
  • Derrick Bridges & Co, 12 Wood Street, Barnet, Hertfordshire, EN5 4BQ
  • Boyes Sutton & Perry Solicitors Ltd, 20 Wood Street, Barnet, Hertfordshire, EN5 4BJ
  • Male & Wagland(inc Marks & Co), 69 High Street, Barnet, Hertfordshire, EN5 5UR
  • Mordi & Co, Ground Floor Rear, 143 High Street, Barnet, Hertfordshire, EN5 5UZ

Residential Licensed Conveyancers in Barnet regulated by the CLC

Please note that the listed conveyancers do not limit their work for conveyancing in Barnet but also conveyancing throughout England and Wales.
  • Horizon Law Limited, 214 High Street, EN5 5SZ
  • House Owners Conveyancers Limited, Dephina House, N3 2JU
  • House Owners Conveyancers Limited, 56 Windermere Avenue, N3 3RA
  • Home 2 Home Property Lawyers Limited, 32 Millais Gardens, HA8 5SY

Planning law solicitors in Barnet regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority

The firms listed below are a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in Barnet with expertise in planning law. The solicitors can give expert legal advice on all aspects of planning, including compulsory purchases in Barnet
  • Barnett Alexander Conway Ingram Llp, Sovereign House, 1 Albert Place, Ballards Lane, London, N3 1QB
  • Moerans, 123 Station Road, Edgware, Middlesex, HA8 7JR
  • Vanderpump & Sykes Llp, Lough Point, 2 Gladbeck Way, Enfield, Middlesex, EN2 7JA
  • Yugin & Partners, Jubilee House, Merrion Avenue, Stanmore, Middlesex, HA7 4RY
  • Ellistons Slp Solicitors Limited, 51-53 The Broadway, Stanmore, Middlesex, HA7 4DJ

*Source acknowledgement: House price data produced by Land Registry as well data supplied by Lexsure Ltd.

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