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Conveyancing in City Of London Q & A's

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Updated: 23/10/16

Pertinent City Of London travel and public service facts ;

City Of London's nearest airport is London City Airport (6 miles). Heathrow Terminals 1 2 3 Airport is 16 miles, London Heliport Airport is 5 miles, Heathrow Terminal 5 Airport is 18 miles, Gatwick South Terminal Airport is 25 miles, Gatwick North Terminal Airport is 25 miles, Heathrow Terminal 4 Airport is 16 miles, Northolt Jet Centre Airport is 14 miles, Elstree Airport is 14 miles and London Biggin Hill Airport is 14 miles away. The nearest station to City Of London is London Cannon Street, around a mile away.


Local City Of London attractions


George Inn National Trust , Trinity Buoy Wharf Lighthouse, Tate Modern Art Gallery and Temple Middle Temple Hall Historic Building are near to City Of London.

The most convenient hospital to City Of London is London Bridge.


How do I get the best conveyancing rates in City Of London for a £741,000 residence?


Misleading conveyancing quotes catch out many buyers, leaving them to pay sometimes £100s more than planned. Many conveyancers offer so-called 'the cheapest conveyancing', however additional fees are often hiding in the terms of engagement. Our quotes offer a clear statement of your solicitors fees for a standard purchase or sale.


Will the property lawyer in City Of London order any property on the London Sixties detached flat I want to buy?


If you are taking out a mortgage, your lender expects a solicitor to get at least - Local Authority (personal or official), Drainage Search (Con29DW or personal) and Environmental,, and possibly particular searches, like Chancel.


Which factors can contaminate land in City Of London, and should they be an issue?


Several contaminants caused by environmental concerns could lessen the value of residential property in City Of London . Issues including pollution incidents and hazardous and regulated installations will be considered as part of the environmental searches.


We are intending to buy a barn conversion in Harrow on the Hill. Are we advised to get a chancel search?


Your City Of London conveyancing solicitor could recommend a chancel search, whichever parish in which the home being purchased is located. Through some parish councils have determined to impose chancel repairs on the current owners of affected property, there is no way to be certain that a parish where chancel repair fees have not been paid previously will continue to be unaffected.


I am worried about the council tax rates on a Sixties converted house in City Of London, what are they?


Normally the conveyancer's title report will give information the appropriate City of London council tax band.

Council tax rates for homes in City Of London are set out on the City of London local authority site. On, 02 November 2012, the rates are:

  • Band A - £624.00
  • Band B - £728.00
  • Band C - £832.00
  • Band D - £936.00
  • Band E - £1,144.00
  • Band F - £1,352.00
  • Band G - £1,560.00
  • Band H - £1,872.00


Do your house conveyancing solicitors conduct the conveyancing of auction properties in City Of London?


Our firm is able to act for buyers at auction. Solicitors invariably encourage bidders to choose their lawyer in advance of the property auction date for a detailed report of the sellers documents. Immediately following the day of the auction your dedicated lawyer is totally geared up to concluding the legal work in 28 days as required .


We are buying a investment flat in a designated conservation areas. Where can I locate more data relating to the state of repair?


Conservation areas in City Of London are designated by the local authority (City of London) who preside over things like property boundaries to the deterrence of vacant buildings.

Following a campaign, English Heritage have conducted a survey and created records of the condition (poor to good) of conservation areas in England.


Please confirm how to get out of paying stamp duty tax?


SDLT is usually payable on purchases over £125,000. Stamp duty reduction scheme should be treated with extreme caution. Such schemes are expensive and HMRC may challenge a scheme up to six years later meaning that the full stamp duty amount, interest and additional fines will be imposed.