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Updated: 22/10/16

Noted Ealing interest

Brixton London Windmill, London National Portrait Gallery Art Gallery and Temple Middle Temple Hall Historic Building are in the vicinity of Ealing.

Drivers are well served with Ealing enjoying very convenient motorway access nearby at 2m of the A40M.

Ealing's closest airport is London City Airport. Heathrow Terminals 1 2 3 Airport is 15 miles, London Heliport Airport is 4 miles, Heathrow Terminal 5 Airport is 17 miles, Gatwick South Terminal Airport is 25 miles, Gatwick North Terminal Airport is 25 miles, Heathrow Terminal 4 Airport is 15 miles, Northolt Jet Centre Airport is 13 miles, Elstree Airport is 14 miles and London Biggin Hill Airport is 14 miles away. Ealing's closest train station is Charing Cross at 1 mile s.

The closest hospital to Ealing is Royal London Homeopathic.


How do we find a discount conveyancing quote?


Both high-street and online conveyancers claim to offer cheap conveyancing quotes, however additional costs can inflate your solicitor's invoice. Any additional charges ought to be fair and clearly defined. Any disbursements to be paid ought to be listed on a Ealing conveyancing quote. Our quotes are not estimates, stating all the solicitors fees you will pay for a standard sale or purchase.


The web is awash an abundance of guidebooks all about DIY conveyancing such as leasehold Flats & Houses a supplement to Bradshaw's Guide to DIY House Buying, Selling & Conveyancing . Do we have to use Ealing solicitor ?


Should you desire t try, you can conceivably take care of the greater part of the conveyancing without instructing a specialist Ealing solicitor .

Of course conveyancing professionals would suggest that this would be a hazardous approach as DIY lawyers take huge risks in operating without applicable professional indemnity insurance that all firms and their solicitors are made responsible to take out.


As a result of the fact that last year was second wettest year since records began we are wondering whether environmental searches may not be exacting enough?

Property environmental searches handled by the solicitor in Ealing should also include the more specialist flood search if the risk is deemed significant.

If you are nervous you can always get in touch with a next door neighbour.


Our purchase will complete on 25th April, what should be worked out for stamp duty?


The Stamp Duty that will be due is dependent on a limited set of factors, including the value of the property, and whether it is in a 'disadvantaged area'. For a residential property in Ealing bought for £329000, SDLT will be £9870.


When in the conveyancing process do you need to get a conveyancer in Ealing?


If you use a solicitor offering a 'no move, no fee' guarantee, instructing as soon as possible is wise, as there are various tasks which may be performed straight away. Some suggest holding off instruction until the offer is accepted, but doing so will put you at a disadvantage compared to better prepared buyers, or if your buyer decides to pull out due to delays.


Is it possible that some of the protected Ealing conservation areas are at risk?


An up-to-date appraisal of the state of repair of conservation areas is filed by English Heritage and this details are currently listed at their site: Haven Green with Ealing is designated as poor with low vulnerability and deteriorating, Ealing Town Centre with Ealing is designated as poor with low vulnerability and deteriorating significantly, St Stephens with Ealing is designated as poor with low vulnerability and deteriorating significantly.


What average time should it take my assigned conveyancing solicitor to exchange contracts the legal work for a maisonette in a house we want to buy?


The conveyancing process can take anywhere from a month to 12 weeks dependent on any number of factors such as the speed of the seller's conveyancer, or the speed of the lender.


What is the council tax on a period converted dwelling in Ealing?


Almost always the title report should cover the Ealing council tax band.

The correct charges for Ealing are listed on the Ealing council site. Currently (13 October 2012) rates are:

  • Band A - £911.00
  • Band B - £1,063.00
  • Band C - £1,215.00
  • Band D - £1,367.00
  • Band E - £1,670.00
  • Band F - £1,974.00
  • Band G - £2,278.00
  • Band H - £2,733.00