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Updated: 17/10/16

Commuting from Harlow? ;

Harlow's nearest airport is Stansted Airport. Luton Airport is 22 miles, London City Airport is 19 miles, London Heliport Airport is 24 miles, Elstree Airport is 20 miles and away. The closest train station to Harlow is Harlow Town.

Drivers are well served with Harlow having very convenient major road access approximately three miles off the M11 Junction 7 Northbound.


Local points of interest in Harlow


Great Parndon Parndon Wood Nature Reserve Educational and Harlow Roman Temple Site Archaeological Site are easily accessible from Harlow.

The neighbouring hospital for Harlow is Princess Alexandra Harlow.


What are the best conveyancing rates for a £300,000 house?


Numerous solicitors claim to offer supposedly cheap conveyancing quotes, but extra fees will be included in the solicitor's terms. Third party costs, termed disbursements, to be paid should be included on a Harlow conveyancing quote Any fees listed in the terms should be fair and clearly defined. Get a quote using the Homeward Legal quote calculator for the property you are buying.


How is stamp duty rates calculated, and what should we pay on a £163000 home?


SDLT is calculated based on the purchase price. Stamp duty will be £1630 on a £163000 property.*

*This information correct as of June 2012


The owner looks to have added artificial stone cladding on the property in Harlow which we think might possibly break local conservation area rules


The lawyer will make enquiries to see if the property is located within a conservation area, and if so, whether any modifications have the essential consents from the local authority.


Would you advise taking steps to defer paying stamp duty to the Revenue?

Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) is due on residential property sold for more than one hundred and twenty-five thousand pounds. Stamp duty mitigation scheme is not advised, because these schemes are costly and the HMRC can review a scheme up to 6 years after a sale is completed .


We are buying a an extended property in a designated conservation area in Harlow. Where can I find more information in regards to the standard of repair?


English Heritage have produced a list on the state of conservation areas along with the trend. Local Harlow conservation areas are designated by the local authority (Harlow) who preside over everything from upkeep of paths to the impediment of modern telephone boxes.


Is able to move quickly on the legal conveyancing of property auction properties in Harlow?


In fact we are familiar with local and national auctions and commonly take instructions from sellers at auction. It is prudent for bidders to choose a SRA regulated conveyancing firm as rapidly as they can to allow enough time for a thorough review of the auction legal papers prior to the date of the auction.

Subsequently, immediately after the day of bidding your lawyer is focused on finishing the transaction inside as short a time frame as usually required .


For a fast completion on the purchase of a £481,000 home, how can we speed things up?


Instructing a proactive, diligent lawyer is key a fast transaction. Furthermore, there are several tasks you can also do to speed up your conveyancing, including, organising your finances, including arranging a mortgage, replying to your lawyer by phone, fax or email and keeping in regular contact with your lawyer.


In about 6 weeks we are going to move out of our terraced house in Harlow to a bigger maisonette in Grays at what stage to choose a home removal company?


Your solicitor would will encourage home sellers delay booking a removals company until exchange of contracts as beforehand an absolute moving date will not have accepted by both parties. Try Better Removals & Storage Ltd, Store A Matching Hall Farm, Matching Tye, Harlow, CM17 0QZ Phone: 01483 771274 or Better Removals & Storage Ltd, Store A/Matching Hall Farm, Matching, Harlow, CM17 0QZ Tel: 01279 451040.