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Updated: 03/12/16

Local data:

The nearest airport to Rayners Lane is Northolt Jet Centre Airport. Heathrow Terminals 1 2 3 Airport is 8 miles, Luton Airport is 21 mile s, London City Airport is 19 miles, London Heliport Airport is 12 miles, Heathrow Terminal 5 Airport is 9 miles, Heathrow Terminal 4 Airport is 9 miles, Elstree Airport is 6 miles, White Waltham Airport is 18 miles, London Biggin Hill Airport is 25 miles and Booker Airport is 19 miles away. The nearest train station to Rayners Lane is Harrow on the Hill, almost 1 mile away.

Roxbourne Harrow is the most convenient hospital.


I am trying to find a law firm that offers cheap conveyancing. How do I get a quote?


Numerous law firms advertise cheap conveyancing, but extra charges are frequently hidden in the solicitor's terms of engagement. Any charges included in terms of engagement should be fair. They be applicable if your solicitor must complete unanticipated additional work on your behalf, which could not be anticipated at the start of the process. Our quotes offer a clear statement of your solicitors fees for a standard purchase or sale.


What enquiries regarding the risk and history of flooding at Harrow will the conveyancing solicitor in Rayners Lane go into detail on for a seventies home I am intending to buy?


Your lawyer conducts standard protocol environmental searches that incorporate Rayners Lane area flood risk information. An inexpensive involved conveyancing search (e.g Homecheck) could possibly be advocated by the lawyer in Rayners Lane if the results of the environmental search show a flood risk.


Bookshops now have an increasing number useful resources on the subject of by passing the solicitor for example Which? Guide to Doing Your Own Conveyancing by Paul Butt. In which case, do I need to use a property solicitor in Rayners Lane ?

There is no reason at all why a home buyer cannot conduct your own conveyancing yourself. The truth is however that a solicitor in Rayners Lane handles a large array of assignments including checking contracts or verifying identities of transacting parties which need a qualified professional. Moreover solicitors must be in possession of applicable insurance cover to insulate you in the event of losses you encounter.


What will the council tax cost me for a Sixties Band E maisonette in Rayners Lane?


The band should almost always be given in the conveyancing report on title, and by the local council. The latest council tax rates for residents of Rayners Lane are set out in detail online at the Harrow local authority site. Currently (12 November 2012) rates are as follows:

  • Band A - £996.00
  • Band B - £1,161.00
  • Band C - £1,327.00
  • Band D - £1,493.00
  • Band E - £1,825.00
  • Band F - £2,157.00
  • Band G - £2,489.00
  • Band H - £2,987.00


Would acquiring a survey be a good idea if we are purchasing a home?


It is advised that you instruct a surveyor. It is a fact that there are a range of problems that have a negative impact on a property, such as poor drainage or cavity wall tie failure, and these will not be addressed by your conveyancing solicitor.


Is there an authority that has any thorough information the status of the conservation areas in Rayners Lane?


English Heritage have assembled records of the state of repair of conservation areas as well as the risk of a decline in standards. Local conservation areas, for instance what can be demolished or traffic signs etc. are regulated by the local authority (Harrow).


Is a PI contribution a disbursement or fee?


All fees and disbursements ought to be stated on a quote. This cost is a fee not a disbursement, and should be included in a quote.


Will you need to get a chancel search? We are buying in Rayners Lane.


Chancel liability repair costs can run into £100,000s, which owners of affected property will be compelled to pay on demand to the Rayners Lane Church council. Liability has the potential to impact the value of a Rayners Lane property, but an indemnity policy may be available to protect the new owners. A solicitor will be able to advise as to whether a chancel search is necessary, and recommend suitable insurance.