Conveyancing Solicitors in Northolt

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Conveyancing in Northolt

Conveyancing is the legal process for transferring the ownership of property from one party to another, or the legal work involved in a transfer of equity or remortgage. If you're looking for a conveyancing solicitor in Northolt, you're in the right place. Get a fast & proactive solicitor from a nationwide panel of conveyancing experts.

We have helped Northolt and Ealing clients with buying, selling, buy-to-let, Help to Buy, Right to Buy, shared ownership, new build, leasehold, lease extensions, remortgage and transfer of equity.

Other areas covered: Barnet, Ealing, Edmonton, West London and London

Northolt Conveyancing Solicitors

Buying property in Northolt

A town in West London, Northolt is known for its local community, Northala Fields, and the nearby RAF Northolt. The town has a population of approximately 30,000.

Northolt house prices

The average price paid for a property in Northolt between March and April 2024 was £281,373 (updated July 2024).

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Council Tax in Northolt (2023/24)

Northolt is in London Borough of Ealing.

Band Amount
A £1,227.26
B £1,431.80
C £1,636.35
D £1,840.89
E £2,249.98
F £2,659.06
G £3,068.15
H £3,681.78

What will my Northolt solicitor do?

A conveyancer steers the buyer through the legal aspects of the transaction.

They will carry out comprehensive due diligence, such as obtaining searches from authorities including Ealing Council, raising enquires of the seller and reviewing contracts.

Northolt conveyancing solicitors would also undertake checks for issues related to flats, such as spiralling ground rents.

Purchasing a property with a mortgage?

If you are getting a mortgage, your solicitor will also need to act for the bank or building society that's giving you the mortgage.

Your transaction could take significantly longer to complete and incur more costs if your lawyer is not on your mortgage provider's panel.

Over 100 building societies, banks and lenders have approved our chosen panel lawyers, so we can help you complete your Northolt transaction without delay.

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Buying a house or flat in a conservation area

When you buy a house or flat in a Northolt conservation area, your solicitor will need to check for restrictive covenants, which could include area consents, and easements. Conservation areas in Northolt and across the Ealing local authority include Hanger Hill Garden Estate, St Stephen's, Haven Green, Ealing Common and Grange and White Ledges.

Listed buildings

Around half a million listed buildings exist in England and Wales, 323 of which are in London Borough of Ealing.

Northolt listed buildings include:

  • Church Of St Barnabas, Fairway, Northolt, Ealing, Greater London Authority

Buying and owning a listed building can be a lot more complicated. Our experienced panel of solicitors will explain to you what duties your ownership will impose. Examples include regular upkeep, and consent for additions like solar panels.

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Purchasing a Shared Ownership house or flat

When you purchase a share in a house or flat from housing associations that offer part-buy, part-rent schemes, you should use a specialist property lawyer. Shared ownership conveyancing is more complex, as all properties are leasehold and mortgage lenders' apply stricter criteria.

Our expert solicitor panel has years of experience with shared ownership conveyancing and staircasing.

New Build Conveyancing

The legal work for acquiring a new build in Northolt is often complex.

A good solicitor in Northolt must be able to deal with things like dealing with lender conditions, spotting incomplete agreements for roads and sewers and registering ownership with warranty providers, including NHBC Buildmark, Advantage HCI and Ark Residential.

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Selling a house or flat in Northolt

As part of the property selling process in Northolt, your solicitor will compile key documents, including the contract of sale and assorted property information forms.

They will reply to the buyer's solicitor's inquiries, address potential issues and handle the mortgage redemption. In order to assure a smooth transfer of ownership, your conveyancing solicitor will also communicate effectively with all parties, such as estate agents and banks or building societies.

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

Conveyancing for a leasehold flat (leasehold houses are uncommon) is significantly more complex compared to a freehold house.

The complex nature of leasehold property means that conveyancing solicitors in Northolt will usually undertake extra work. This can involve requesting all relevant freeholder information, through to a copy of the service charge budget for the current year.

So as to resolve any leasehold-related problems sooner, It is recommended that you instruct a solicitor as early as possible.

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Remortgage conveyancing in Northolt

The official base rate is 5.25% (19 July, 2024)

You should always double-check your solicitor's lender panel status before you instruct your solicitor.

Our partner panel solicitors are on all major building societies and banks' panels. Whether you are changing to an equity release mortgage with Virgin Money or taking out a 3-year tracker rate from Hinckley and Rugby Building Society, we can help you.

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Transfer of equity in Northolt

If you aim to change the ownership structure of your home, whether you are dealing with inheritance tax planning, adding a new partner or gifting a property, a transfer of equity is required. Your solicitor will handle all the required documentation for a fixed fee.

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How much should I budget for conveyancing in Northolt?

Legal fees

The conveyancing quote should clearly detail the legal fees, including VAT, to be paid when the conveyancing transaction completes. These fees are what your solicitor charges you for the tasks they complete for you.

Conveyancing disbursements

Your conveyancing quote should also itemise required third-party costs, or disbursements, including Stamp Duty, property searches and an indemnity policy.

Check the quote for hidden costs

Some solicitors' quotes may set out extra costs in their terms and conditions. This can lead to a higher final bill. Beware of hidden charges not mentioned in the initial conveyancing quote, if you are comparing quotes.

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The Completely Moved team have years of experience helping home buyers, sellers and owners, answering questions and providing property advice.

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