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Conveyancing in St Lukes Q & A's

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Updated: 17/10/17

St Lukes attractions and landmarks

Trinity Buoy Wharf Lighthouse, Holborn Lincolns Inn Great Hall Historic Building and Temple Middle Temple Hall Historic Building are situated in St Lukes.

St Lukes's closest station is Old Street. The nearest airport to St Lukes is London City Airport. Heathrow Terminals 1 2 3 Airport is 16 miles, London Heliport Airport is 6 miles, Heathrow Terminal 5 Airport is 18 miles, Heathrow Terminal 4 Airport is 16 miles, Northolt Jet Centre Airport is 14 miles, Elstree Airport is 14 miles and London Biggin Hill Airport is 15 miles away.

The most convenient hospital is Moorfields Eye London.

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What do you charge for the legal fees on a £589,000 home? We need to find discount conveyancing.

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Confusion over this topic catches out many sellers and buyers, and can leave them paying far more in fees than they budgeted. Many law firms claim to offer 'the cheapest conveyancing quotes', but extra charges may be added into the solicitor's terms. These terms are often ignored by excited sellers and buyers, eager to get underway. Any fees which are listed in the terms ought to be fair and reasonable. Homeward Legal quotes offer a clear statement of your legal fees for a standard conveyancing transaction.

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Does your solicitors company specialise the conveyancing of auction properties in St Lukes?

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Our company is highly knowledgeable with residential property auction protocols. Quite often more complicated to convey properties like structurally defective property are purchased at auction which tend to need increased due diligence. Lawyers therefore advocate buyers at auction to choose a conveyancing firm in advance of the auction day for a thorough investigation. Subsequently, immediately after the property auction a lawyer will be able to concentrate on conclude the legal side of things in less than the 4 week time frame as typically required by the terms of sale.

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Might the fees for our conveyancing hide any extra charges?

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No. Homeward Legal's solicitors will not charge any hidden extra charges for any reason. Our conveyancing quotes offer an accurate price.

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How much is the council tax on a period detached property in St Lukes?

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Normally the report on title will include the Islington council tax band. Council tax rates for homes in St Lukes are detailed online at the Islington local authority site. On 08/06/2012 rates are as follows:

  • Band A - £846.00
  • Band B - £987.00
  • Band C - £1,128.00
  • Band D - £1,269.00
  • Band E - £1,551.00
  • Band F - £1,832.00
  • Band G - £2,114.00
  • Band H - £2,537.00

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Which mortgage lenders in St Lukes do you work with?

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Of lenders with branches proximate to St Lukes, we beside many. Lenders and mortgage specialists in St Lukes include I B A Ltd, 45 Fernhurst Dr, Brierley Hill, DY5 4PU, Radical Mortgages, Griffin House/Silverthorne Lane, Cradley Heath, B64 5AP, and Harp Associates, Pensnett House/Second Av, Pensnett Trading Estate, Kingswinford, DY6 7PP.

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Does my St Lukes conveyancer apply for any conveyancing searches on the London period terraced house I am buying?

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When getting a mortgage the mortgage lender mandates a solicitor to get at least specific searches, including the following for St Lukes: Local Authority Search, Drainage and Water Search (CON29DW or personal) and Environmental, and possibly unique particular e.g. a Land Charges Search (K15).

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We are planning to buy a 1960's property, should we have conveyancing searches done?

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Conveyancing searches are common collection of enquiries raised by the conveyancer, including a coal mining search. They will not give information on the physical condition of the property.

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What would my searches usually cost?

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Conveyancing searches ranges in cost. Infrequently ordered additional searches may include a gypsum search.