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Reasons to use our Enfield conveyancing solicitors

  • 1 The firms listed on our directory have a variation of conveyancing lawyers, legal executives and support staff handling over one hundred thousand cases each year.
  • 2 We are the UKs most comprehensive domestic conveyancing directory listing bank approved law firms delivering conveyancing in Enfield regulated by the SRA or Council of Licensed Conveyancers.
  • 3 Enfield lawyers have a significant advantage when it comes to Enfield conveyancing as they have important local knowledge of local authority requirements, planning policies and other issues that will impact your conveyancing
  • 4 Low cost packages from online conveyancers might be tempting. However, these companies are often based many kilometers away with limited appreciation of the factors that affect property transactions in Enfield
  • 5 This site is the only site that enables you the ability to check that your conveyancing in Enfield will be carried out by a conveyancer on your lender’s approved panel.

Examples of recent conveyancing in Enfield since March 2024*

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Enfield

Can you explain why leasehold purchase conveyancing in Enfield costs more?

The conveyancing fees for a leasehold premises in Enfield is frequently more expensive than on a freehold residence. This is due to the supplemental work required in communicating with the freeholder and management company to collate the evidence about whether the rent and service fee have been discharged and whether there are any large sums expected to be spent in the foreseeable future on repairs or maintenance of the building.

We wanted to use a conveyancing solicitor in Enfield for our house move. Our financial adviser has since advised us that our mortgage company Godiva Mortgages Ltd won't deal with them. Surely this is unduly restrictive?

A decade ago most banks had a different appetite for risk. Almost all Enfield conveyancing firms would have been on most mortgage company panels. The financial services regulator in 2010 carried out a thematic investigation into mortgage fraud which come to the conclusion: mortgage lenders should know the conveyancing solicitors dealt with. Consequently, mortgage companies have regularly sought more information from law firms regarding their operations and their employees as well as set certain criteria such a completing on a minimum volume of conveyancing. Many Enfield conveyancing firms that have been excluded from lender panels have Unblemished track record, no complaints and no claims and didn't just 'dabble' in conveyancing. Enfield is one of the thousands of locations where the conveyancers we recommend are are approved Godiva Mortgages Ltd.

Forgive me if this question is silly but I am new to the home moving as FTB of a garden flat in Enfield. Do I receive the keys to the house on completion from my conveyancer? If so, I will instruct a High Street conveyancing solicitor in Enfield?

On the day of completion you do not need to attend the conveyancers office in Enfield. Your solicitors will electronically transfer the purchase money to the owner’s lawyers, and shortly after the monies have arrived, you should be invited to collect the keys from the selling Agents and move into your new home. Usually this happens between 1 and 3pm.

My fiancee and I are in the throws of looking at flats in Enfield and I am now considering a potential offer. Should I already have a conveyancer appointed at this point? I am planning to take a mortgage with Leeds Building Society.

It would be sensible to instigate your search sooner rather than later. Once you decide who you want to use and once your offer is accepted you can instruct them to work for you and forward their details on to the EA. Given that you are taking out a mortgage with Leeds Building Society, ask your prospective lawyers if they are on the Leeds Building Society conveyancing panel otherwise they can't do the mortgage legal work.

After what feels like an age I have had an offer on a flat in Enfield accepted, the owners do however have a connected purchase. The owners have offered on somewhere, however it’s not yet tied up, and have viewings of other apartments in the pipeline. I have chosen a bricks and mortar conveyancing solicitor in Enfield. What do I do now? When do I get the mortgage application with Aldermore going?

It is usual to have concerns where there is a chain as you are unlikely to want to be too out of pocket prematurely (home loan application is in the region of one thousand pounds, then valuation, Enfield conveyancing search charges, etc). The first course of action is to check that your property lawyer is on the Aldermore conveyancing panel. Concerning the subsequent steps this very much depends on the specifics of your transaction, motivation for this property and on the state of the market. In a buoyant market some buyers would apply for the mortgage with Aldermore and arrange for the valuation and only if it comes back ok would they request their conveyancing practitioner to proceed with searches.

4 months have gone by since my purchase conveyancing in Enfield concluded. I have checked the Land Registry website which shows that I paid £200,000 when infact I paid £215,000. Why the discrepancy?

The price paid figure is taken from the application to register the purchase. It is the figure included in the Transfer (the legal deed which transfers the residence from one person to the other) and referred to as the 'consideration' or purchase price. You can report an error in the price paid figure using the LR online form. In most cases errors result from typos so at first glance the figure. Do report it so they can double check and advise.

I have been on the look out for a flat up to £245,000 and found one near me in Enfield I like with open areas and station nearby, the downside is that it only has 52 remaining years left on the lease. I can't really find anything else in Enfield in this price bracket, so just wondered if I would be making a grave error purchasing a short lease?

If you require a home loan that many years may be an issue. Reduce the offer by the anticipated lease extension will cost if not already taken into account. If the existing owner has owned the premises for at least 2 years you may request that they commence the lease extension formalities and pass it to you. You can add 90 years to the existing lease term with a zero ground rent applied. You should speak to your conveyancing solicitor about this.

My fiance and I may need to sub-let our Enfield ground floor flat for a while due to a new job. We instructed a Enfield conveyancing firm in 2004 but they have closed and we did not have the foresight to seek any advice as to whether the lease permits subletting. How do we find out?

The lease governs relations between the landlord and you the leaseholder; specifically, it will indicate if subletting is banned, or permitted but only subject to certain caveats. The rule is that if the lease contains no specific ban or restriction, subletting is permitted. Most leases in Enfield do not prevent an absolute prevention of subletting – such a clause would adversely affect the market value the flat. In most cases there is simply a requirement that the owner notifies the freeholder, possibly sending a duplicate of the tenancy agreement.

I am the leaseholder of a ground floor flat in Enfield. Given that I can not reach agreement with the landlord, can the Leasehold valuation Tribunal determine the sum payable for the purchase of the freehold?

if there is a missing freeholder or if there is disagreement about the premium for a lease extension, under the relevant legislation it is possible to make an application to the First-tier Tribunal (Property Chamber) to arrive at the price.

An example of a Lease Extension matter before the tribunal for a Enfield property is First Floor Flat 109 Lyndhurst Road in May 2010. Following a vesting order by Edmonton County Court on 29th October 2009 the Tribunal decided on a figure of £5,012 for a lease extension. This case related to 1 flat. The unexpired term was 81.79 years.

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Residential Landlord and Tenant Conveyancing solicitors in Enfield

The firms listed below are a small selection of solicitors in Enfield specialising in landlord and tenant law and on the regulations governing different types of tenancies. This may include advice on service charge disputes and the right to manage

  • Julliz Solicitors Llp, 84 Lancaster Road, Enfield, Middlesex, EN2 0BX
  • Shepherd Harris & Co Ltd, Nickel House, 96 Silver Street, Enfield, Middlesex, EN1 3EL
  • B&p E Move (practicing Style Of Barnes And Partners), 90 Silver Street, Enfield, Middlesex, EN1 3EP
  • Barnes And Partners, 90 Silver Street, Enfield, Middlesex, EN1 3EP
  • Karis Spyris Llp, The Business Centre, 758 Great Cambridge Road, Enfield, Middlesex, EN1 3PN

Commercial Conveyancing solicitors in Enfield regulated by the SRA

The list below is a small selection of solicitors in Enfield practicing in commercial conveyancing in Enfield. This could include advice on granting a lease to a commercial tenant
  • Julliz Solicitors Llp, 84 Lancaster Road, Enfield, Middlesex, EN2 0BX
  • Shepherd Harris & Co Ltd, Nickel House, 96 Silver Street, Enfield, Middlesex, EN1 3EL
  • Barnes And Partners, 90 Silver Street, Enfield, Middlesex, EN1 3EP
  • B&p E Move (practicing Style Of Barnes And Partners), 90 Silver Street, Enfield, Middlesex, EN1 3EP
  • Karis Spyris Llp, The Business Centre, 758 Great Cambridge Road, Enfield, Middlesex, EN1 3PN

Planning law solicitors in Enfield regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority

The practices listed below are a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in Enfield practicing in planning law. This may include advice on special planning controls
  • Vanderpump & Sykes Llp, Lough Point, 2 Gladbeck Way, Enfield, Middlesex, EN2 7JA
  • Stuart & Co, 285 Fore Street, London, London, N9 0PD
  • Djk Solicitors, 46 Highbridge Street, Waltham Abbey, En9 1bs, Waltham Abbey, Essex, EN9 1XE
  • Sal & Co Solicitors Limited, 191 Angel Place, Fore Street, Edmonton, London, England, N18 2UD
  • Coldham Shield & Mace Solicitors Llp, 123-125 Station Road, Chingford, London, E4 6AG

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

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