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Conveyancing in West Ruislip Q & A's

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Ask Lorraine a question lorraine@homewardlegal.co.uk

Updated: 12/01/17

West Ruislip's nearest airport is Northolt Jet Centre Airport (2 miles). Heathrow Terminals 1 2 3 Airport is 7 miles, Luton Airport is 22 miles, London City Airport is 22 miles, London Heliport Airport is 13 miles, Heathrow Terminal 5 Airport is 8 miles, Farnborough (TAG London) Airport is 25 miles, Heathrow Terminal 4 Airport is 8 miles, Elstree Airport is 8 miles, White Waltham Airport is 16 miles, Blackbushe Airport is 25 miles and Booker Airport is 16 miles away and the closest train station to West Ruislip is Denham, about 3 miles away.

Northwood & Pinner is a nearby hospital for West Ruislip.

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We need a cheap solicitor quote to buy a house. What should I check?

A.

Numerous conveyancers purport to offer theoretically 'the cheapest conveyancing quotes', but additional fees are often hiding in the solicitor's terms of engagement, left unread by preoccupied buyers Any fees included in terms of engagement should be fair and clearly defined. Third party costs, termed disbursements, to be paid must also be stated on your conveyancing quote. The Homeward Legal quote calculator will confirm the exact legal fees based on the property you are buying.

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What kind of research in respect to the uncertain risk of a flood at Hillingdon will the conveyancing solicitor in West Ruislip give details on for a residential property we are going to purchase?

A.

A qualified conveyancer makes an application for official environmental searches that incorporate West Ruislip flood risk data. A more detailed dedicated flood risk search, such as the Landmark search, may be suggested by a West Ruislip conveyancer if the results of the initial conveyancing searches show that there is a flood risk.

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Do we need to opt for a conveyancing solicitor that works with by my estate agent in Coombe Dingle?

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It is common practice for estate agents to suggest one or more conveyancing firms. These referrals must be compared with other local solicitors, or better-value firms found online, as some agents choose the solicitor willing to pay the highest referral fee, not the most suitable for you.

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What are the reasons why conveyancing work to buy in West Ruislip requires weeks?

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The legal work needed to sell or purchase a property may be delayed. We see how frustrating such delays may be and endeavour to reduce their cost whenever we can. Reasons for delay may include issues elsewhere in a chain.

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Are conveyancing searches significant?

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These searches are a typical pack of enquiries performed in the interest of the purchaser, such as a coal mining search. Searches are very useful whether buying with a mortgage or not, but consider the legal condition of the property's title.

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What can contaminate land in West Ruislip. Will they be checked for thoroughly?

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Land in West Ruislip may be contaminated by a broad range of environmental concerns. Contaminants including shallow mining or potentially contaminative use of nearby land will be detailed in an appropriate search.

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How much is the council tax on a mid-terrace Band C property in West Ruislip?

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You should be briefed about the homes council tax band as part of the conveyancer's title report.

Correct rates for West Ruislip are listed at the Hillingdon council site. At the time of authoring on 04 June 2012 rates are as follows:

  • Band A - £946.00
  • Band B - £1,104.00
  • Band C - £1,262.00
  • Band D - £1,420.00
  • Band E - £1,735.00
  • Band F - £2,051.00
  • Band G - £2,366.00
  • Band H - £2,839.00

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Having read about the serious flooding in the UK in April 2012 I am worried that flood risk searches might not be sufficient?

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An experienced solicitor in West Ruislip should get flood searches if the environmental searches spots a any kind of risk of flooding in West Ruislip

For extra peace of mind perhaps you could contact a neighbour.

 
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