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Uxbridge conveyancing FAQs

How much Council Tax will I pay for a property in London Borough of Hillingdon?

Uxbridge is situated in London Borough of Hillingdon. Council tax bands in 2019 are as follows:

Band London Borough of Hillingdon Council Tax (2018/19)
A £938.11
B £1094.46
C £1250.81
D £1407.16
E £1719.86
F £2032.56
G £2345.27
H £2814.32

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Are Uxbridge conveyancing fees fixed?

Some conveyancing solicitors in Uxbridge carry out the conveyancing on an hourly rate others work on a fixed fee.

Your expert solicitor will work on a fixed conveyancing fee basis, with no unexpected 'add-ons'. Your quote will set out what the conveyancing fees and costs will be when your move completes.

If, for any reason at all, your move does not go ahead, you will be covered by our No Sale, No Fee guarantee.

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Will I need property searches when buying a property in Uxbridge?

Property searches are detailed questions submitted to a number of authorities by Uxbridge conveyancing solicitors to identify issues affecting the home you want to buy. Mortgage lenders also usually require conveyancing searches to be purchased.

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What are conveyancing searches when buying a home and do I need them?

How long does leasehold conveyancing take?

Over 90% of flats in the UK are leasehold. Although much less common, there are also around 1 million leasehold houses nationwide. The conveyancing for leasehold property can take weeks longer than a freehold house because leasehold transactions involve more work and more technical complexity exists.

Examples of delays might include anything from missing leasehold documents to an unresponsive landlord.

Our specialist leasehold solicitor team handle hundreds of leasehold transactions a month, and our proactive approach can mean faster conveyancing.

Is there anything to be aware of if selling a leasehold property in Uxbridge?

Conveyancing for a leasehold flat is significantly more involved than for a more straightforward freehold house.

The complexities of leasehold mean conveyancing solicitors in Uxbridge must undertake additional legal work, including collating all relevant freeholder information, through to a copy of the service charge budget for the current year.

In order to resolve any leasehold issues faster, It is strongly advised that the vendor contact a property lawyer as early in the process as possible, and preferably before going on the market,.

I am buying a new build property in Uxbridge - what do I need to know?

The legal work for purchasing a new build in Uxbridge is more complicated than buying an existing property.

A conveyancing solicitor in Uxbridge will need to be qualified to handle things like handling equity loan schemes, verifying rights of access and working with warranty providers, including NHBC, Advantage and Capital Warranties.

Our award-winning team of new build solicitors are highly experienced in representing buyers to achieve a successful transaction and working to tight developer deadlines.

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Buying a new build property off plan - what you need to know.

What you need to check before buying a new build home.

Will I need a conveyancing solicitor if I am remortgaging my Uxbridge property?


The base rate is now at 0.1% (Jan 2021). A good Uxbridge remortgage solicitor will complete the conveyancing process quickly and get you into your new rate.

Our network of solicitors are members of most UK mortgage lenders, so no matter whether you are moving to an interest-only mortgage with the NatWest or to a fixed-rate mortgage with the Chelsea Building Society, our remortgage team can assist.

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