Property Department

We can help you with buying and selling houses and flats, as well as other related residential property matters.


Property ConveyancingWhether you’re a first-time property buyer or an experienced property developer, Barrett & Co. can help smooth what can often be a stressful process. We’ve worked in residential conveyancing for over 25 years, are on the panel of all major mortgage companies, and each of our conveyancers has over 10 years’ experience in the residential property market. So, you can be assured of industry-leading advice at all times.

When we act for you, we’ll give you a direct contact email address, as well as communicating by letter and telephone, so you’ll always be able to reach us. This attention to detail and depth of expertise makes a real difference when it comes to overcoming obstacles and ensuring the best result.

Freehold and Leasehold

From your first flat to your dream retirement cottage, we can help you make it a reality – anywhere in England and Wales. Our no-obligation Conveyancing Fees estimate includes any applicable stamp duty, land registry fees and other charges. We’ll also send you information sheets that are relevant to your particular transaction. By knowing the probable legal costs, you’ll be better able to plan your move.

Information sheets

Moving house is a major event. Understandably, it can be confusing and stressful. To help ease the pain, we’ve prepared information sheets which simplify the process and make it easier to understand. It’s worth taking a few minutes to read through them. And of course, feel free to discuss anything with us.

Property developers

We act for developers with regard to the acquisition of land or property for development. Our involvement includes checking anything in the title which could hinder development, preparing deeds for new freehold properties, and drawing up leases for new developments and conversions. To discuss our services, please email Martin Reynolds at ‘martin@barrettandco.co.uk’ with a brief description of your project and contact details.

Transfers of equity

Equity transfers may be applicable when a person who is already registered as the proprietor of a property remains on the deeds. A second party may also need to be transferred off or onto the title. The transfer may be ‘subject to a mortgage’ (where the existing mortgage is being retained), the property may be re-mortgaged, or there may be no mortgage at all.

 
For more information or an estimate
please call our Reading office on 0118 958 9711 or for Oxfordshire on 01235 851 220, or visit the contact page.

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