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Edmonton is an area of the London Borough of Enfield to the north east of central London. Although property in the area is generally inexpensive, a £1.5billion regeneration scheme is already starting to push prices up.

As well as upgrading the commuter links into London, there will be 5,000 new homes built, a new primary school and up to 3,000 new jobs created. The scheme also includes plans for shops, a cinema and cultural space, a health centre, and a marina.

Edmonton conveyancing FAQs

How much is the Council Tax in London Borough of Enfield in 2021?

Edmonton is situated in London Borough of Enfield. Council tax bands are as follows:

Band Enfield Council Tax (2021/22)
A £1,130.56
B £1,318.99
C £1,507.41
D £1,695.84
E £2,072.69
F £2,449.55
G £2,826.40
H £3,391.68

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How much are conveyancing fees for buying or selling a home in Edmonton?

Conveyancing fees can be broken down into the solicitor's legal and disbursements.

Disbursements are the taxes and additional costs paid out on your behalf, e.g. Stamp Duty or property searches. Legal fees are for the solicitor's legal work.

Your legal fees for buying or selling a house in Edmonton are fixed, meaning for a standard conveyancing transaction, what you are quoted is exactly what you pay

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Our online conveyancing fees calculator can give you a comprehensive conveyancing quote with a detailed breakdown of all fees, costs and disbursements for your Edmonton sale or purchase.

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I'm purchasing a property in Edmonton - which searches will I need?

The standard search pack will include:

  • Regulated Local Authority Search
  • Regulated Drainage and Water Search
  • Residential Environmental Search
  • Chancel search

On occasion the solicitor will recommend further searches e.g. a commons registration search.

To work out the cost of searches on a Edmonton house or flat use our conveyancing calculator.

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How long does leasehold conveyancing take?

The vast majority of flats are leasehold. Although much less common, there are also around 1 million leasehold houses nationwide. Buying a leasehold flat can take weeks longer than a freehold home because there is more to prepare.

Examples of delays might include anything from incomplete managing agent information to an unreachable freeholder.

Expert leasehold solicitors look after hundreds of leasehold clients every month, and our proactive approach means delays are less likely to occur.

What do I need to know if selling a leasehold property in Edmonton?

The legal work for a leasehold flat is much more complex than it is for a freehold home.

The complexities of leasehold mean conveyancing solicitors in Edmonton must undertake extra work, for example obtaining an up-to-date service charge statement, through to ascertaining if the incoming lessee (i.e. the seller) is required to buy a share in the building's management company.

To reduce leasehold-related delays, It is strongly advised that the vendor contact a conveyancer as soon as the decision is made to sell.

I am remortgaging a property in Edmonton - do I need a solicitor?

Yes you will need a solicitor to handle the legal side of the remortgage.

The base rate is now at 0.1% (Apr 2021). A proactive conveyancing solicitor in Edmonton might even save you a few mortgage payments on your old rate.

Property lawyers are on the panel for all major lenders, so no matter whether you are changing to a tracker with RBS or to a joint mortgage with the Furness Building Society, Quittance can help.

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Can Quittance help with a transfer of equity on my Edmonton home?

If you wish to gift or transfer your share of a property you jointly own to someone else, you will need a solicitor to complete the 'Transfer of Equity'. For a low fixed fee, Your conveyancing solicitor will handle all the legal work for a equity transfer, and they can also complete remortgage conveyancing work at the same time.

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