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Conveyancing in Fitzrovia Q & A's

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Ask Lorraine a question lorraine@homewardlegal.co.uk

Updated: 28/07/17

Read about the area ;

Drivers are well catered for with Fitzrovia having excellent major road access very close at a mile of the A40M.

Fitzrovia's closest train station is London Euston at 1 mile s. Fitzrovia's nearest airport is London City Airport (8 miles). Heathrow Terminals 1 2 3 Airport is 14 miles, London Heliport Airport is 4 miles, Heathrow Terminal 5 Airport is 16 miles, Gatwick North Terminal Airport is 25 miles, Heathrow Terminal 4 Airport is 14 miles, Northolt Jet Centre Airport is 12 miles, Elstree Airport is 12 miles and London Biggin Hill Airport is 15 miles away.

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Fitzrovia attractions and landmarks

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Wandsworth London Windmill, London National Portrait Gallery Art Gallery and London The National Gallery Art Gallery are in the vicinity of Fitzrovia.

The most convenient hospital is London, Fertility Centre.

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How do I find the cheapest conveyancing solicitors?

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Many law firms claim to offer supposedly cheap conveyancing quotes. Often additional costs are often hiding in the terms of engagement, left unread by preoccupied buyers Get a quote using the Homeward Legal quote calculator for the property you are buying.

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What length of time should I expect it to take my property solicitor to exchange all of the conveyancing work on a detached Thirties property we are thinking of buying?

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The legal process can take anywhere between 3 weeks and three months, which can depend on any number of factors, for example the efficiency of the seller's property solicitor, or absent parties.

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Which local authority is responsible for Fitzrovia?

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Fitzrovia is located in Westminster City Council, PO Box 240, Westminster City Hall, 64 Victoria Street, London, SW1E 6QP, contact:

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Do I need to opt for a conveyancing suggested by my estate agent in Ruislip Manor?

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Estate agent recommendations are a common practice route for buyers to find a solicitor, however, these referrals should be compared against alternatives, as there is a risk that the agent may suggest the firm which pays to the largest referral fee, not the best solicitor for your needs.

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Could costs for the conveyancing have any hidden costs?

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Unfortunately, sellers need to be watchful for extra costs hidden in a quote's terms and conditions. We never charge any additional fees. Some solicitors only estimate conveyancing costs, which they will not be required to adhere to.

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We are on a deadline and would like get fast conveyancing, what should we do?

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The key to a faster move is to use a proactive solicitor. When finding a solicitor, consider these points: Did you experience any delays when requesting a quote? Do they use email as the preferred mode of communication? How soon will they order searches?

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I am enquiring about the council tax amounts on a Thirties end of terrace home in Fitzrovia, what are they?

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Customarily the conveyancing report on title should supply the relevant Westminster council tax band. The latest council tax rates for residents of Fitzrovia are listed on the Westminster local authority website. As at (14 December 2012) band rates are:

  • Band A - £456.00
  • Band B - £533.00
  • Band C - £609.00
  • Band D - £685.00
  • Band E - £837.00
  • Band F - £989.00
  • Band G - £1,141.00
  • Band H - £1,369.00

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Would it be sensible to do the DIY conveyancing without help.

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It is possible for you to take care of he your own conveyancing yourself. In reality however, a Fitzrovia property solicitor is in charge of a significant number of exercises such as chasing deeds and DS1 documents and maintaining constant communication with agents many of which are more safely handled with appropriate training. AT any rate solicitors need to obtain applicable professional indemnity insurance to insulate you from any professional negligence.

 
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