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Conveyancing in Cricklewood Q & A's

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Ask Lorraine a question lorraine@homewardlegal.co.uk

Updated: 19/10/17

Local points of interest in Cricklewood

Fenton House National Trust Kenwood House English Heritage and Kingsbury St Andrew’s Old Church Churches Conservation Trust are easily accessible from Cricklewood.

Cricklewood train station is approximately 1 mile from Cricklewood. Cricklewood's closest airport is Northolt Jet Centre Airport (8 miles). Heathrow Terminals 1 2 3 Airport is 12 miles, Luton Airport is 24 miles, London City Airport is 12 miles, London Heliport Airport is 7 miles, Heathrow Terminal 5 Airport is 14 miles, Heathrow Terminal 4 Airport is 13 miles, Elstree Airport is 9 miles, White Waltham Airport is 24 miles and London Biggin Hill Airport is 19 miles away.

Cricklewood is nearby at roughly 1 1/2 mile of Junction 1 Northbound of the M1.

The most convenient hospital to Cricklewood is Willesden.

Q.

We need to find a lawyer that offers cheap conveyancing, we are on a tight budget.

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Both high-street and online solicitors claim to offer theoretically cheap conveyancing quotes, but additional costs are frequently hidden in the small print that unknowing buyers have not reviewed Any fees included in terms of engagement ought to be reasonable. A quote for conveyancing in Cricklewood should also state any disbursements to be paid.

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Is gazumping prevalent in Cricklewood?

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Gazumping happens when a house seller accepts an offer and then refuses it in favour of another buyer's offer. There is almost always a risk of being gazumped. Instructing a proactive solicitor as soon as possible is a key first step to reducing this risk.

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Which mortgage lenders in Cricklewood do you work with?

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Of lenders with branches in or near Cricklewood, Homeward Legal work with the majority. Cricklewood lenders and mortgage specialists include Smart Finance, 61 Greenfield Gdns, London, NW2 1HU, and Platinum Group Ltd, Unit 111 Millennium Business Centre/Humber Trading Est/Humbe, London, NW2 6DW.

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I am purchasing a residence in Ruislip. Will a chancel search be required?

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Your solicitor may suggest that a chancel search be ordered, regardless of the parish where the property being bought is located. Through some Parochial Church Councils have decided to exact chancel repairs on the current owners, it is not possible to be certain that a parish in which lay rectors have not been expected to pay chancel repair dues recently will not automatically be the case for future owners, so it can be difficult to use this as a guide.

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What is the council tax on a Thirties converted Band D property in Cricklewood?

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You should be give information your new property's band within the conveyancing report on title. Correct rates for Cricklewood are published online at the Barnet council site. At the time of writing, 17 November 2012, rates for all bands are:

  • Band A - £947.00
  • 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 - £2,367.00
  • Band H - £2,840.00

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What can the charge for the conveyancing searches be?

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With a Homeward Legal solicitor, you will be charged at most £249 for searches. They are disbursements paid to a third party, and are charged at cost.

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Are there any conservation areas in Cricklewood?

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Parts of Cricklewood considered be of architectural or historic interest, like 19th century suburbs, may be recorded as conservation areas. Your solicitor will provide more details and address the consequences of purchasing property in a conservation area, regarding specific conservation areas in Cricklewood.

Q.

For a fast conveyancing process on the purchase of a £389k home, what do we need to arrange?

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Key to a fast conveyancing transaction is to instruct a proactive conveyancing solicitor. That said, there are a number of things you, as the buyer, can do to accelerate the process, such as, contacting your conveyancing solicitor regularly, getting your mortgage offer in place and answering any queries raised by your conveyancing solicitor as soon as possible.