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Main reasons to let us help you find a high street conveyancing solicitor in New Barnet

  • 1 New Barnet property lawyer are the key to a successful New Barnet home move, keeping the process under control. They are on your side throughout, offering dedicated advice for the duration of your conveyancing
  • 2 On the balance of probabilities the other side’s solicitors are located in New Barnet - if so both parties will be on good working terms
  • 3 The firms identified on our web pages have a variation of conveyancing lawyers, legal executives and support staff handling over one hundred thousand cases annually.
  • 4 Excellent communication and pure property expertise are key benefits that you should look for when selecting conveyancing solicitors. New Barnet property deals can become a lot more stressful due to poor communication between all the parties. The lawyers we work with ensure that communication channels are open and act on arising issues and developments quickly.
  • 5 Cut price packages from online conveyancers might seem attractive. However, these organisations are often based hundreds of miles away with limited understanding of the factors that affect property transactions in New Barnet

Examples of recent conveyancing in New Barnet since April 2021*

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in New Barnet

Can the conveyancing lawyers that you recommend conduct auction conveyancing in New Barnet?

There are a few niche lawyers we can put you in touch with those specialising in auction conveyancing. New Barnet is one of hundreds of areas of in which our lawyers have a presence.

As someone unfamiliar with conveyancing in New Barnet what is the number one tip you can impart concerning the legal transfer of property in New Barnet

You may not hear this from too many lawyers but conveyancing in New Barnet and elsewhere in England and Wales is often a confrontational process. In other words, when it comes to conveyancing there is lots of room for confrontation between you and others involved in the transaction. For example, the vendor, property agent and even potentially a bank. Choosing a law firm for your conveyancing in New Barnet an important selection as your conveyancer is your adviser, and is the SOLE party in the process whose role it is to look after your legal interests and to protect you.

Every so often a third party with a vested interest will attempt to persuade you that it is in your interests to do things their way. For instance, the selling agent may claim to be helping by claiming that your conveyancer is slow. Or your mortgage broker may advise you to do take action that is against your lawyers recommendation. You should always trust your lawyer above all other parties when it comes to the legal transfer of property.

Are there restrictive covenants that are commonly picked up during conveyancing in New Barnet?

Restrictive covenants can be picked up when reviewing land registry title as part of the legal transfer of property in New Barnet. An 1874 stipulation that was seen was ‘The houses to be erected on the estate are each to be of a uniform elevation in accordance with the drawings to be prepared or approved by the vendor’s surveyor…’

Taking into account that I am about to spend £400,000 on 3 bedroom house in New Barnet I would like to have a conversation with the lawyer regarding theconveyancing before giving the go ahead to the firm. Is this something that you can arrange?

Absolutely - we would be pleased to talk to you we do not take any clients on without you speaking to the lawyer due to be conducting your conveyancing in New Barnet.There is no ‘factory style conveyancing’ - each client is unique individual, not a matter number. The law firms that we put you in touch with believe that the fees you are provided with for your conveyancing in New Barnet should be the figure that you are charged.

Expecting to exchange soon on a basement flat in New Barnet. Conveyancing lawyers assured me that they are sending me a report next week. Are there areas in the report that I should be focusing on?

The report on title for your leasehold conveyancing in New Barnet should include some of the following:

    Alterations to the property Whether your lease caters for for a slush fund for major repairs? Responsibility to repair and maintain the block. It is important that you know which party is liable for the repair and maintenance of all parts of the block and estate Rent payments - how much and what the invoice dates are, and be on notice if this is subject to change Your lawyers should enable you to have an understanding of the insurance requirements
For details of the information to be included in your report on your leasehold property in New Barnet please enquire of your solicitor in advance of your conveyancing in New Barnet.

I am the leaseholder of a basement flat in New Barnet. In the absence of agreement between myself and the landlord, can the Leasehold valuation Tribunal make a decision on the premium due for a lease extension?

You certainly can. We are happy to put you in touch with a New Barnet conveyancing firm who can help.

An example of a Lease Extension case for a New Barnet flat is Flat 2 2 Netherfield Road in April 2010. The Tribunale held that premium payable for a 90 year extension to the existing Lease should be £7,705. This case was in relation to 1 flat. The unexpired term as at the valuation date was 76 years.

My mum and dad are encountering problems in finding their New Barnet property on the HMLR online search facility. They have a vague recollection sixty years ago when they purchased the bungalow there were complications regarding the address not being identified on some systems.

Nearly all premises in New Barnet should show up. Have you attempted a search with simply the postcode. Ordinarily it will identify all the residences inside that postcode. Where recorded it will be there with a title number. Where they bought back in the 70’s it's conceivable it may be unrecorded. The property could still be revealed but with the title number shown 'na'. In this scenario you will need to track down the original title papers which could be with your parent’s mortgage company.

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Residential Landlord and Tenant Conveyancing solicitors in New Barnet

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

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

Commercial Conveyancing solicitors in New Barnet regulated by the SRA

The firms listed below are a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in New Barnet specialising in commercial conveyancing in New Barnet. This should include advice on commercial leases including all matters relating to landlord and tenant law
  • Peter Brown & Co Solicitors Llp, Ground & First Floor, Comer House, 19 Station Road, New Barnet, Hertfordshire, EN5 1QJ
  • Macrory Ward, 27 Station Road, New Barnet, Barnet, Hertfordshire, EN5 1PH
  • Braikenridge & Edwards, 30 Church Hill Road, Barnet, Hertfordshire, EN4 8TB
  • Howard Schneider Spiro Steele, Constable House, 5 Bulwer Road, Barnet, Hertfordshire, EN5 5JD
  • Julian Cohen, 67 Athenaeum Road, London, London, N20 9AL

Domestic Licensed Conveyancers in New Barnet regulated by the CLC

Please be aware that the listed conveyancers do not limit their work for conveyancing in New Barnet 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
  • Home 2 Home Property Lawyers Limited, 32 Millais Gardens, HA8 5SY
  • L B Property Lawyers, Imperial House, N17 0SP

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

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