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Conveyancing in Dollis Hill Q & A's

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Updated: 09/01/17

Noted Dollis Hill interest

Fenton House National Trust Kingsbury St Andrew’s Old Church Churches Conservation Trust and RAF Museum Hendon Aviation Museum are close at hand to Dollis Hill.

Dollis Hill is about a mile of Junction 1 Northbound of the M1.

The closest airport to Dollis Hill is Northolt Jet Centre Airport (7 miles). Heathrow Terminals 1 2 3 Airport is 12 miles, Luton Airport is 23 miles, London City Airport is 13 miles, London Heliport Airport is 7 miles, Heathrow Terminal 5 Airport is 13 miles, Heathrow Terminal 4 Airport is 12 miles, Elstree Airport is 8 miles, White Waltham Airport is 24 miles, London Biggin Hill Airport is 20 miles and Booker Airport is 25 miles away. The closest station to Dollis Hill is Cricklewood.

The neighbouring hospital for Dollis Hill is Willesden.

Q.

How do I get a discount conveyancing estimate?

A.

This point catches out many buyers and sellers, and can leave them paying far more in fees than they budgeted, and many firms promote cheap conveyancing. Often additional charges may be added into the terms of engagement. Excited buyers and sellers, eager to get underway, often ignore this small print when they instruct. Any extra charges found in your solicitor's terms should be reasonable. They only be applied if your conveyancer is required to complete extra work , which could not be anticipated at the start of the process. Our online calculator will create an accurate quote for your buy.

Q.

How much is the council tax on a Sixties semi-detached Band C property in Dollis Hill?

A.

You will be include the houses band within the report on title. The correct charges for properties in Dollis Hill are published at the Barnet local authority website. At the time of writing, 07 October 2012, rates are as follows:

  • 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

Q.

Is a managing agent fee a disbursement or a fee?

An ideal quote should clearly state all disbursements and fees. This cost is a fee not a disbursement, and should be included in a conveyancing quote.

Q.

Is gazumping usual in Dollis Hill?

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This happens when a seller acknowledges an offer and then rejects it in favour of a second buyer's offer. It may happen even months into a transaction. Because acceptance of an offer is not binding on the seller until exchange of contracts, there is a risk of gazumping. To reduce the likelihood of being gazumped, consider instructing your solicitor early.

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Do you work with lenders with offices in Dollis Hill?

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Our solicitors have experience working with the bulk of lenders registered with the Council of Mortgage Lenders. A number of mortgage specialists operate in Dollis Hill, such as Jigsaw Independent Mortgage Specialists Ltd, 104-106 Moseley Av, Coventry, CV6 1HQ, Mortgage Advice, 8-9 Station Sq, Coventry, CV1 2GT, and M B M B S Ltd, Deppers Bridge, Southam, CV47 2SY.

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Will we need searches for chancel liability? We are buying a Dollis Hill house near priory grounds.

A.

The result of Aston Cantlow (PCC) v Wallbank confirmed that chancel repair liability could be enforced. Indemnity policies can be arranged if chancel liability is likely to be enforced. The solicitor acting on your behalf will be able to advise as to whether a chancel search is necessary.

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Will the lawyer in Dollis Hill carry out any property conveyancing searches on the London period end-of-terrace townhouse I am intending to purchase?

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If applying for a mortgage the lender insist that a specified set of searches, including the following for Dollis Hill: Local Authority (council), Drainage and Water Search (CON29DW or personal) and Environmental, and perhaps less common searches such as Land charges full Search.

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Flood searches may be standard procedure but with recent events such as the fact that 2012 was second wettest year since on record are they comfort enough to ascertain enough about the Dollis Hill flood risk area?

A.

A Dollis Hill solicitor will consider get additional flood searches if the environmental searches spots a local Dollis Hill flood risk.

For extra peace of mind perhaps you could contact a next door neighbour.

 
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