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Conveyancing in Harlington Q & A's

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Updated: 17/10/16

Commuting to the area? ;

Harlington's nearest airport is London City Airport (7 miles). 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. Harlington's nearest train station is Charing Cross.

Motorists are well served with Harlington enjoying very good major road access close at roughly 2 miles of the A40M.


Local points of interest in Harlington


Brixton London Windmill, London National Portrait Gallery Art Gallery and Temple Middle Temple Hall Historic Building are situated in Harlington.

The nearest hospital is Royal London Homeopathic.


I need discount conveyancing in Harlington. What should we check?


The lack of clarity surrounding this matter catches out many home owners, and can leave them paying far more in fees than they budgeted, and many conveyancers claim to offer supposedly 'the cheapest conveyancing'. Often extra fees can inflate your solicitor's invoice.


What can my searches be?


With Homeward Legal's conveyancing service, conveyancing clients are expected to pay at most £249 for conveyancing searches.


If we are buying near Harlington, in the parish of Cloudesley Square, do we need a chancel search?


A lawyer is likely to recommend that a chancel search is taken out, whichever parish where the home being bought is located. Chancel repair has the potential to be imposed on the current owners of a home where church councils may have not done so in the past. Even if liability is unlikely, indemnity insurance is a sensible precaution.


Do you recommend your solicitors to get involved in residential property auction conveyancing in Harlington?

Our residential property lawyers do frequently act for buyers and sellers at auction. Homeward Legal tend to encourage purchasers to decide on a SRA regulated property conveyancing lawyer well before the actual auction to allow sufficient time for a thorough review of the legal papers for the lot. Subsequently, immediately after the auction your lawyer will be prepared for finishing the conveyancing inside a as tight time frame as usually required .


Can we check that the building we are buying is in a conservation area?


With over eight thousand areas of conservation throughout the country, the areas in or near Harlington will include a number of areas of special architectural or historic interest recognised as protected. Harlington itself is named as a conservation area. Your conveyancing lawyer will provide more details and discuss the relevant responsibilities you would be taking on by purchasing in a conservation area.


Should you get searches for chancel liability if we are purchasing in Harlington?


Owners of property proximate to churches must cover the cost of repairs, where chancel repair liability exists. A chancel search is employed to check whether such a liability exists. The solicitor performing your conveyancing will confirm that a chancel search is appropriate. Ecclesiastical properties in the area include Christ Church Hayes, St Mary the Virgin and St Peter & St Paul.


The current owner appears to have added removal of chimney stacks which I think may infringe on The Green conservation area rules.


Hillingdon planning authority LLC1 searches conducted by your Harlington property lawyer as part of the conveyancing should ascertain whether the property is inside a conservation area and evidence of permission for changes to the property will be required.


What is the council tax on a period converted Band B property in Harlington?


You should be include the houses band in the conveyancing report on title.

Council tax rates for Harlington are set out online at the Hillingdon local authority site. At the time of writing, 09 February 2013, the rates are:

  • Band A - £946.00
  • Band B - £1,104.00
  • Band C - £1,262.00
  • Band D - £1,420.00
  • Band E - £1,735.00
  • Band F - £2,051.00
  • Band G - £2,366.00
  • Band H - £2,839.00