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  • 1 Our site offers largest residential conveyancing directory listing bank approved law practices conducting conveyancing in Cockfosters regulated and authorised by the SRA or CLC.
  • 2 The organisations shown on our directory have a variation of conveyancing lawyers, legal executives and support staff handling thousands of conveyancing matters annually.
  • 3 Cockfosters lawyers have a crucial advantage when it comes to Cockfosters conveyancing as they have valuable local knowledge of local authority requirements, planning policies and other issues that can affect your sale or purchase
  • 4 There is a strong possibility the other side’s solicitors are located in Cockfosters - if so both parties will be familiar
  • 5 Cut price packages from online conveyancers might seem attractive. However, these firms are often located hundreds of kilometers away with limited appreciation of the factors that impact property transactions in Cockfosters

Examples of recent conveyancing in Cockfosters since April 2019*

Disposal

of apartment Grove Road EN4 9DF, at sale price of £345,000. Leasehold conveyancing included: sending conveyancing papers to buyers representatives, dealing with appropriate requisitions and enquiries, sending the transfer to the seller for execution in readiness for completion

Transfer

of terraced residence, Carson Road, EN4 9EX completing on 02/05/2019 at a price of £500,250. The conveyancing process incorporates some of the following tasks: drafting the sale agreement and Transfer, sending conveyancing papers to buyers representatives, agreeing completion date with parties

Disposal

of apartment Botany Close EN4 9RX, at sale price of £270,000. Leasehold conveyancing included: securing official copies of the title, agreeing completion date with parties, setting up the completion formalities

Transfer

of semi residence, Cat Hill, EN4 8HX completing on 08/04/2019 at a price of £680,000. The legal transfer of property incorporates some of the following tasks: dealing with appropriate requisitions and enquiries, sending the transfer to the vendor for signature in preparation for completion, taking formal instructions from and updating the seller client

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Cockfosters

We were about to choose a conveyancing solicitor in Cockfosters endorsed by you but have come across alternative costs illustrations via the web seem less expensive – why is this?

One can find numerous conveyancing outfits advertising what appear to be the cheapest conveyancing in Cockfosters. We would urge you to think twice as to how important this transaction is to you that want to take 'cheap' risks over the quality of the legal work. Many of them list a low quote as a headline but plant additional fees in the fine print..

I appreciate that there are debates on Chancel Insurance on online forums. Am I compelled to have this when buying a property in Cockfosters? or I am told that there is a law dating back centuries that means some homeowners residing in a parish church boundary will be compelled to pay for maintenance to the chancel within the church. Is this suitable for conveyancing in Cockfosters?

Unless a previous acquisition of the property completed post 12 October 2013 you could expect lawyers conducting conveyancing in Cockfosters to remain recommending a chancel search and or insurance against a claim.

I moved into my home on 9 January and my personal details are still not registered. Need I be worried? My conveyancing solicitor in Cockfosters expressed confidence that it would be formalised inside ten days. Are titles in Cockfosters uniquely lengthy to register?

As far as conveyancing in Cockfosters registration is no faster or slower than anywhere else in England and Wales. As opposed to being determined by geographic area, timeframes can adjust according to the party submitting the application, whether it is in order and whether the Land registry have to notify any third parties. Currently roughly three quarters of submission are fully addressed in less than three weeks but occasionally there can be extensive hold-ups. Historically registration occurs once the buyer has moved in to the premises thus registration formalities is not always an essential issue but if it is urgent that the the registration takes place urgently then you or your solicitor could communicate with the Registry to express the reasoning for the application to be prioritised.

I have been on the look out for a flat up to £235,500 and found one near me in Cockfosters I like with open areas and railway links in the vicinity, however it's only got 52 years on the lease. There is not much else in Cockfosters in this price bracket, so just wondered if I would be making a mistake acquiring a lease with such few years left?

If you need a mortgage that many years will be an issue. Reduce the price by the anticipated lease extension will cost if it has not already been discounted. If the existing proprietor has owned the premises for at least 2 years you could ask them to commence the lease extension formalities and pass it to you. An additional ninety years can be extended on to the existing lease with a zero ground rent applied. You should consult your conveyancing solicitor concerning this matter.

Am I better off to use a Cockfosters conveyancing lawyer in close proximity to the house I am buying? I have an old university friend who can deal with the legal work however his firm is located over three hundred miles drive away.

The primary upside of using a local Cockfosters conveyancing practice is that you can visit the firm to execute paperwork, present your identification documents and pester them where appropriate. They will also have local knowledge which is a benefit. However nothing is more important than finding someone that will pull out all the stops for you. If if people you trust instructed your friend and they were happy that should outweigh using an unfamiliar Cockfosters conveyancing solicitor just because they are local.

What can I do to discover who owns a house in Cockfosters?

As long as the premises is registered with HM Land Registry, and you have sufficient information of the location of the property, you will be able to view results from the the Land Registry of the registered proprietor for a for less than a fiver.

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Sample of conveyancing solicitors in Cockfosters regulated by the SRA

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

  • Braikenridge & Edwards, 30 Church Hill Road, Barnet, Hertfordshire, EN4 8TB
  • Peter Brown & Co Solicitors Llp, Ground & First Floor, Comer House, 19 Station Road, New Barnet, Hertfordshire, EN5 1QJ
  • Howard Schneider Spiro Steele, Constable House, 5 Bulwer Road, Barnet, Hertfordshire, EN5 5JD
  • P W Moody, 25 Station Road, New Barnet, Barnet, Hertfordshire, EN5 1PH
  • Macrory Ward, 27 Station Road, New Barnet, Barnet, Hertfordshire, EN5 1PH

Residential Licensed Conveyancers in Cockfosters regulated by the CLC

Please note that the listed conveyancers do not limit their work for conveyancing in Cockfosters but also conveyancing across 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
  • L B Property Lawyers, Imperial House, N17 0SP

Planning law solicitors in Cockfosters regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority

The practices listed below are a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in Cockfosters practicing 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
  • Vanderpump & Sykes Llp, Lough Point, 2 Gladbeck Way, Enfield, Middlesex, EN2 7JA
  • Barnett Alexander Conway Ingram Llp, Sovereign House, 1 Albert Place, Ballards Lane, London, N3 1QB
  • Stuart & Co, 285 Fore Street, London, London, N9 0PD
  • Sal & Co Solicitors Limited, 191 Angel Place, Fore Street, Edmonton, London, England, N18 2UD
  • Moerans, 123 Station Road, Edgware, Middlesex, HA8 7JR

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

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