Kennington Conveyancing Solicitor Quote
0%

Your conveyancing quote in seconds

All of our fees are fixed and complete for standard conveyancing transactions, meaning you won’t pay any extra later on. We also have a ‘No Move, No Fee’ guarantee, and are available 7 days a week to answer any questions you have.

Which service do you require?


The Conveyancing
Process Explained


Read More

Get an Instant Conveyancing Quote

Please quote me for:

Conveyancing in Kennington Q & A's

Profile photo of Lorraine Imhoff

By

Ask Lorraine a question lorraine@homewardlegal.co.uk

Updated: 13/10/17

Commuting from the Kennington area? ;

Kennington's closest airport is London City Airport. Heathrow Terminals 1 2 3 Airport is 15 miles, London Heliport Airport is 3 miles, Heathrow Terminal 5 Airport is 17 miles, Gatwick South Terminal Airport is 23 miles, Gatwick North Terminal Airport is 23 miles, Heathrow Terminal 4 Airport is 15 miles, Northolt Jet Centre Airport is 14 miles, Elstree Airport is 15 miles and London Biggin Hill Airport is 12 miles away and the closest station to Kennington is Vauxhall, around a mile away.

Q.

Kennington attractions

A.

Brixton London Windmill, Imperial War Museum Aviation Museum and Jewel Tower English Heritage are in the vicinity of Kennington.

The most convenient hospital for Kennington is St Thomas Lambeth.

Q.

How do I get affordable conveyancing in Kennington?

A.

Many firms offer so-called 'the cheapest conveyancing quotes'. Often extra costs will be included in the solicitor's terms. These terms are often ignored by excited home owners, eager to get underway. Charges should be reasonable and clear. Get a quote using the Homeward Legal quote calculator for the property you are buying.

Q.

What additional enquiries into the risk of local flooding in the Lambeth area will the Kennington conveyancing solicitor scrutinise on a Sixties property we are hoping to buy?

A.

A conveyancing solicitor makes an application for conveyancing and environmental searches, which include Kennington historical flood risk information. A significantly more set of searches, such as the Homecheck search, could possibly be suggested by your Kennington property solicitor if the results of the enviro. search indicate any risk of flooding. At the time of writing (04-Jan-13) there were no warnings around the Lower River Stour Area at the River Thames and tributaries at Kennington near Oxford

Q.

What is the best point to a home seller organise the removal company?

Our recommendation is to put off instructing removals until you and the other side has confirmed the move date that happens after contracts are signed. For a local firm Urbanmovers, 13/Elworth House/Oval Pl, London, SW8 1BD Telephone: 07553 548540 or Article Removals, Bondway Commercial Centre/69 Bondway, London, SW8 1SQ on 020 7735 6116.

Q.

How can we determine stamp duty, how much do we need to budget for a £836000 residential property?

A.

The Stamp Duty which will be owed will depend on the value of the home. For a residential property purchased for £836000, SDLT is £33440.

Q.

Which local authority is responsible for Kennington?

A.

Kennington is located in London Borough of Lambeth Council, Town Hall, Brixton Hill, London, SW2 1RW phone: 020 7926 1000

Q.

Does your firm carry out the conveyancing of auction properties in Kennington?

A.

Homeward Legal is able to act for buyers at auction. Regularly difficult to value houses such as in need of serious reconstruction are sold in auctions which necessitate extended examination. We therefore strongly recommend that buyers at auction formally instruct a qualified property conveyancing lawyer before the auction day for a thorough review.

Thereafter, following the property auction your now prepared lawyer is ready for concluding the transaction in the reduced time frame as typically required .

Q.

Which mortgage lender panels in Kennington are your solicitors on?

A.

Most lenders in Kennington are on our Kennington solicitors' panel. Kennington lenders and mortgage specialists include Stewart Financial Solutions Ltd, 4 Middle Row, Ashford, TN24 8SQ, Stonebridge Mortgage Services Ltd, 5 Hopgarden Oast/Oast Court, Yalding, Maidstone, ME18 6JX, and Charles Mac, Rose Cottage/Bilsington Rd, Ruckinge, Ashford, TN26 2PD. Your conveyancing solicitors should be able to provide more information.

Q.

Is there a government body any public info on the conservation areas in Kennington?

A.

Local Kennington conservation area issues including paths and footpaths, non sympathetic doors or poorly maintained public spaces etc. are handled by the local authority (Lambeth). English Heritage, a government body, maintain records of the condition (poor to good) of conservation areas in addition to the vulnerability of the area.