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Transfer of Equity in High Holborn

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Conveyancing in High Holborn Q & A's

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Updated: 22/10/16

Commuting to the High Holborn area? ;

Drivers are well catered for with High Holborn situated with excellent road access very close at a couple of miles of the A40M.

The nearest airport to High Holborn is London City Airport. Heathrow Terminals 1 2 3 Airport is 15 miles, London Heliport Airport is 5 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 13 miles and London Biggin Hill Airport is 15 miles away and the closest train station to High Holborn is Farringdon.


High Holborn area information


Brixton London Windmill, Holborn Lincolns Inn Great Hall Historic Building and Temple Middle Temple Hall Historic Building are in High Holborn.

The nearest hospital is Royal London Homeopathic.


How do we get the cheapest High Holborn conveyancing quote?


Lack of clarity over this topic catches out many buyers, and can leave them paying far more in fees than they budgeted, and many firms offer theoretically cheap conveyancing quotes. Often additional costs may inflate the final bill. Any charges ought to be reasonable and clear. Our quotes clearly state all legal fees for a standard conveyancing transaction.


Of major High Holborn lenders, which firms are on your panel?


Most lenders in High Holborn are on our panels. Local mortgage lenders and brokers include Allied Irish Bank (GB), 100 Gray's Inn Rd, London, WC1X 8AL, and AS Financial Ltd, High Holborn House 52-54/52 High Holborn, London, WC1V 6RB.


My wife and I are purchasing in High Holborn. How can we check that the property is in a conservation area?

These areas specify regions designated as being of special architectural or historic interest. The advantages of these restrictions will include preservation of an area's historic charm, but they can result in the buyer inheriting liability of unauthorised changes. Your conveyancing solicitor will offer more information.


How much is the council tax on a Forties terraced dwelling in High Holborn?


Customarily a title report will provide the Camden council tax band. The latest tax rates for homes in High Holborn are tabled on the Camden council website. As of 18/07/2012 rates for all bands are:

  • Band A - £886.00
  • Band B - £1,033.00
  • Band C - £1,181.00
  • Band D - £1,328.00
  • Band E - £1,624.00
  • Band F - £1,919.00
  • Band G - £2,214.00
  • Band H - £2,657.00


Should I select the solicitor referred by the local agent?


Agent referrals are a not uncommon route for buyers to find a solicitor. These referrals need to be considered carefully, as the agent may recommend whichever firm pays the most per referral, not a firm with local expertise and a solid reputation.


When my partner and I are buying a High Holborn property near a 15th Century rectory, do you need a chancel search?


In High Holborn, some owners can be required to pay for maintenance of a church in the area. Indemnity policies can be arranged if chancel liability is likely to be enforced. A solicitor will be able to advise further.


Which local authority looks after High Holborn?


High Holborn is located in Portsmouth City Council, Civic Offices, Guildhall Square, Portsmouth, Hampshire, PO1 2BG, phone: 023 9282 2251


What should I be aware of when buying a converted flat within a Camden local authority conservation area ?


An integral part of the due diligence for buyers involves the making of enquiries of the local authority to check conservation area status and the requisite consent for any developments. .