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Conveyancing in Hemel Hempstead Q & A's

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Updated: 19/04/17

Commuting to Hemel Hempstead? ;

As confirmed by the 2011 census The usual residential population of Hemel Hempstead 488,351 spread over an area of 99,826 hectares (246,674 acres) which equals a density of residential population of 4.9 people per hectare or 2.0 per acre.

Motorists are well served with Hemel Hempstead ideally situated with excellent motorway access approximately 1 1/2 mile of Junction 8 Northbound of the M1.

The nearest airport to Hemel Hempstead is Elstree, Hogg Ln Airport. Heathrow Terminals 1 2 3 Airport is 20 miles, Luton Airport is 10 miles, London Heliport Airport is 23 miles, Heathrow Terminal 5 Airport is 20 miles, Heathrow Terminal 4 Airport is 21 mile s, Northolt Jet Centre Airport is 14 miles, Elstree Airport is 9 miles, White Waltham Airport is 23 miles and Booker Airport is 18 miles away and Apsley train station is almost 2 miles from Hemel Hempstead.


Hemel Hempstead attractions and landmarks


Old Gorhambury House English Heritage and Gorhambury House Historic Houses Association are close to Hemel Hempstead.

The nearest hospital to Hemel Hempstead is Hemel Hempstead General.


How do I get fixed rate conveyancing?


Numerous solicitors offer cheap conveyancing, but additional costs are frequently hidden in small print, left unread by preoccupied buyers and sellers Our quotes clearly state the solicitors' fees for a standard conveyancing transaction.


What is the council tax on a Sixties semi-detached Band E dwelling in Hemel Hempstead?


You should be include your new property's council tax band as part of the report on title.

The latest tax charges for residents of Hemel Hempstead are published online at the Dacorum local authority website. At the time of authoring (13 November 2012) rates are:

  • Band A - £964.00
  • Band B - £1,125.00
  • Band C - £1,286.00
  • Band D - £1,447.00
  • Band E - £1,768.00
  • Band F - £2,089.00
  • Band G - £2,411.00
  • Band H - £2,893.00


I am on a deadline and would like get fast conveyancing, what can we do to speed up our conveyancing process?

Crucial to a fast conveyancing transaction is to instruct a experienced property lawyer. There are several tasks you can also do, such as, quickly answering your property lawyer's questions (by email if possible), requesting status updates from the property lawyer regularly and ordering a property survey early in the transaction.


Is it advisable to get a chancel search if we are purchasing by a church in Hemel Hempstead?


Repair costs resulting from chancel liability can total hundreds of thousands of pounds. Parochial Church Councils in Hemel Hempstead must register their interest over property by October 2013, simplifying the chancel search process. Your conveyancing lawyer will suggest an appropriate indemnity policy to address chancel liability. Hemel Hempstead churches where chancel liability may apply include St Mary and St Paul's Church, Highfield, The Parish of St. Mary and St. Paul.


Are your low cost solicitors that geared up for act quickly on the conveyancing for auction properties in Hemel Hempstead?


In fact we deal with auctions throughout the UK and frequently take instructions from sellers at auction. It is very important to choose a qualified property conveyancing lawyer as fast as they can to allow sufficient time for a title report of the documents well in advance of the auction day. Thereafter, following the property auction date your experienced lawyer is utterly focused on completing the purchase within the usual 28 days as required .


We would prefer to exchange on the legal work on a share of freehold flat in a very short time frame, are you fast Hemel Hempstead solicitors ?


Our carefully selected solicitors by default take a highly active approach to completing the conveyance for home sellers to meet the sellers needs.

Homeward Legals carefully selected solicitors are client focused and will always attempt to communicate through the whole of the buyer and seller property chain and utilise the latest software systems to push through the sale with minimal stress.


Is a drainage search a fee or disbursement?


It is not always obvious whether a charge is a disbursement or fee. This charge is a disbursement not a fee, and is passed on to the buyer at cost.


We have had a conveyancing quote from you. Could there be any additional fees?


Homeward Legal never hide any extra, hidden costs for conveyancing in Hemel Hempstead. Be aware that some firms only provide estimates disguised as quotes. The final bill you receive may be much more.