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West Drayton conveyancing FAQs

How much is the council tax in London Borough of Hillingdon?

West Drayton is situated in London Borough of Hillingdon. Council tax bands 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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How much are conveyancing fees for buying or selling a home in West Drayton?

Conveyancing fees are made up of 2 parts: the solicitor's legal and disbursements.

Disbursements are the costs payable as part of a conveyancing transaction, paid out on your behalf, e.g. Stamp Duty or searches. Legal fees are for the legal work carried out by the solicitor.

Our conveyancing fees for buying or selling a house in West Drayton are fixed, so what we quote is exactly what you pay

Calculate the conveyancing fees for your West Drayton sale or purchase

Our online conveyancing fees calculator can give you a comprehensive conveyancing quote with a detailed breakdown of all fees, costs and disbursements for your West Drayton sale or purchase.

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Will I need property searches when buying a property in West Drayton?

Conveyancing searches are questions submitted to a number of authorities by West Drayton 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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How long does conveyancing take when buying a leasehold flat in West Drayton?

Almost every flat in the UK is leasehold. Although much less common, there are also around 1 million leasehold houses nationwide. Purchasing leasehold property can take weeks more to complete than freehold property because leasehold transactions involve more work and more technical complexity exists.

Causes of numerous delays can range from slow delivery of managing agents' documents to an unreachable freeholder.

Our specialist leasehold solicitor team look after hundreds of leasehold clients every month. With specialist expertise there should be far fewer delays.

What do I need to know if selling a leasehold property in West Drayton?

Conveyancing for a leasehold flat is much more time-consuming than for a more straightforward freehold house.

The complex nature of leasehold property means that conveyancing solicitors in West Drayton will usually undertake additional work, and this could include obtaining an up-to-date service charge statement, through to ensuring that leasehold forms are completed.

So as to resolve any leasehold-related problems sooner, It is recommended that the vendor contact a solicitor as soon as possible.

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

Yes you will need a solicitor to handle the legal side of the remortgage.

The Bank of England base rate is currently 0.1% (Jan 2021). A good West Drayton remortgage solicitor can get you onto your new rate as quickly as possible.

Quittance's solicitors can act for most UK lenders, so no matter whether you are moving to a variable-rate with RBS or to a repayment mortgage with the Market Harborough Building Society, we can help.

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