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Cheap conveyancing in East Barnet does not necessarily mean low quality - but the odds are stacked against you

5 reasons to use our service to assist you find a local conveyancing solicitor in East Barnet

  • 1 There is a strong possibility the the conveyancers for the other party have offices in East Barnet - if so both parties are likely to be familiar
  • 2 Notwithstanding what alternative solicitors inform you it may be important to visit your solicitor to sign legal papers. Too many 3rd parties are already involved in a conveyancing transaction without needing to add the postman into the mix.
  • 3 Our site is the first site offering you the facility to ensure that your conveyancing in East Barnet will be carried out by a conveyancer on your lender’s authorised panel.
  • 4 The hallmark of our conveyancing solicitors in East Barnet is quality not quantity. The level of service offered by conveyancing "factories" (sometimes 'recommended' by large estate agency chains) often falls short of the high standards of professionalism you will expect.
  • 5 Retaining the services of a a family Solicitor in the main means that you will receive a more personal touch. Online forums often suggest that in using a large conveyancing firm, you tend to be looked after by a team of people who who progress matters by reading from their computer screens.

Examples of recent conveyancing in East Barnet since February 2021*

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in East Barnet

Souldinstructing a East Barnet conveyancing practice make the ownership transfer smoother?

Generally conveyancing solicitors in your neck of the woods will benefit from excellent relationships with your local authority, which can assist with the East Barnet conveyancing searches that your conveyancer will require. It can only assist if they enjoy existing connections with the Local Land Registry Office your area East Barnet, other conveyancers in the area and East Barnet selling agents.

We are buying a newly constructed apartment in East Barnet and my solicitor is advising me that she is duty bound to the lender to disclose incentives from the developer. I am under pressure to sign contracts and I have no desire to prolong matters. Is my lawyer right?

You should not exchange unless you have been advised to do so by your property lawyer. A precondition to being on a lender panel is to comply with the UK Finance Lenders’ Handbook specifications. The CML Conveyancing Handbook requires that your lawyer have the appropriate Disclosure of Incentive form completed by the developer and accepted by your lender.

I am the registered owner of a freehold residence in East Barnet yet pay rent, why is this and what is this?

It is rare for properties in East Barnet and has limited impact for conveyancing in East Barnet but some freehold properties in England (particularly common in North West England) pay an annual sum known as a Chief Rent or a Rentcharge to a third party who has no other legal interest in the land.

Rentcharge payments are usually between £2.00 and £5.00 per year. Rentcharges date back many centuries, but the Rent Charge Act 1977 barred the generation of new rentcharges post 1977.

Previous rentcharges can now be extinguished by making a lump sum payment under the Act. Any rentcharges that are still in existence after 2037 will be extinguished.

We are hoping to buy a purpose built apartment in East Barnet with a mortgage from Chelsea Building Society.We would like to retain our East Barnet conveyancing solicitor but Chelsea Building Society informed us he's not listed on their "panel". It seems we are left with no choice but to instruct a Chelsea Building Society panel lawyer or retain our preferred solicitor and pay for a Chelsea Building Society panel lawyer to act for them. We feel as though this is unjust; Can we not simply insist that Chelsea Building Society use our lawyer?

No, not really. The mortgage issued to you is subject to its various provisions, a common one being that conveyancers must be on the Chelsea Building Society solicitor panel. in the past, most banks had large numbers of solicitors on their panels: a borrower could choose one for themselves, as long as it was on the lender's panel. The lender would then simply instruct the borrower's lawyers to act for the lender, too. You can use your lender's panel lawyers or you could borrow from another lender which does not restrict your choice. A further alternative is for your solicitors to apply to be on the conveyancing panel for Chelsea Building Society

I require quick conveyancing in East Barnet as I am under an ultimatum to sign on the dotted line within 3 weeks. A mortgage is not required. Is it possible to escape the need for conveyancing searches to save money and time?

As you are not getting a mortgage you have the choice not to do searches although no law firm would recommend that you don't. With lots of history conveyancing in East Barnet the following are examples of issues that can crop up and adversely impact future saleability: Enforcement Notices, Outstanding Fees, Overdue Grants, Unadopted Roads,...

Taking into account that I will soon spend £400,000 on 3 bedroom house in East Barnet I wish to talk to a solicitor regarding thehome move before appointing the firm. Is this something that you can arrange?

Absolutely - it is our preference to talk to you we do not take any clients on without you speaking to the conveyancer who will be doing your conveyancing in East Barnet.There is no ‘factory style conveyancing’ - every client is an important person, not a matter number. The practices that we put you in touch with believe that the fees you are provided with for residential conveyancing in East Barnet should be the figure that you are charged.

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Sample of conveyancing solicitors in East Barnet regulated by the SRA

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

  • Braikenridge & Edwards, 30 Church Hill Road, Barnet, Hertfordshire, EN4 8TB
  • Julian Cohen, 67 Athenaeum Road, London, London, N20 9AL
  • Kleyman & Co Solicitors Limited, The Brentano Suite, Prospect House, 2 Athenaeum Road, London, London, N20 9AE
  • Roulla Georgiou Solicitor, 74 Friars Walk, London, N14 5LN
  • Carlsons Solicitors Limited, Whetstone House, 1-3 Oakleigh Road North, Whetstone, London, N20 9HE

Residential Landlord and Tenant Conveyancing solicitors in East Barnet

The firms listed below are a small selection of solicitors in East Barnet with expertise in landlord and tenant law and on the regulations governing different types of tenancies. This will likely include advice on Court proceedings for possession

  • Braikenridge & Edwards, 30 Church Hill Road, Barnet, Hertfordshire, EN4 8TB
  • Atalaw Solicitors, 255a Oakleigh Road North, London, N20 0DG
  • Kleyman & Co Solicitors Limited, The Brentano Suite, Prospect House, 2 Athenaeum Road, London, London, N20 9AE
  • Roulla Georgiou Solicitor, 74 Friars Walk, London, N14 5LN
  • Carlsons Solicitors Limited, Whetstone House, 1-3 Oakleigh Road North, Whetstone, London, N20 9HE

Planning law solicitors in East Barnet regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority

The list below is a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in East Barnet practicing in planning law. The solicitors can give expert legal advice on all aspects of planning, including special planning controls
  • Barnett Alexander Conway Ingram Llp, Sovereign House, 1 Albert Place, Ballards Lane, London, N3 1QB
  • Vanderpump & Sykes Llp, Lough Point, 2 Gladbeck Way, Enfield, Middlesex, EN2 7JA
  • 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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