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Moving to North West London? Save on Your Property Conveyancing Costs

If you are moving to North West London, Compare My Move can connect you with up to 6 London conveyancers. You will be able to compare quotes and save some money on your conveyancing fees.

All our partners are required to pass a strict verification process before being accepted on our network. This includes proving that they are regulated by either the SRA, CLC, LSS, LSNI, or CILEX. Once accepted, our team monitors their performance to ensure that they are offering excellent services.

Your conveyancer will guide you through the process and explain any legal jargon you may not understand. They will also carry out important conveyancing searches. These searches highlight risks that can affect the property such as flooding.

Our North West London Conveyancing Solicitors

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    FAQs About Conveyancing in North West London

    Our team found that the average conveyancing fees in North West London are £2,000 when buying a property and £1,910 when selling a property. The conveyancing process takes approximately 159 days to complete in the London area. 

    The flood risks range from low to high, depending on which borough you are looking at. However, all regions show signs of subsidence issues, due to the close proximity to the centre. There are low radon gas levels. 

    Why Hire a North West London Conveyancer?

    Your conveyancer's main responsibility is to guide you through the process. They will explain any legal jargon and conduct important conveyancing searches.

    North West London consists of Barnet, Brent, Camden, Westminster, Ealing, Hammersmith & Fulham, Harrow, Islington, and Kensington & Chelsea. Over the past year, 21,132 existing properties and 1,361 new builds were sold across North West London, according to the UK House Price Index. In Kensington & Chelsea, semi-detached properties increased the most in price, rising by 31.2% at their peak. In the other boroughs, detached properties rose the most, increasing by an average of 17.5%.

    If you instruct your conveyancer once your offer is accepted, you'll find that you have a more efficient process. Here is what you can expect from your conveyancer:

    • Checking through the contracts
    • Liaising with other relevant parties
    • Paying disbursements on your behalf such as Stamp Duty
    • Agreeing on a completion date
    • Arranging the exchange of contracts
    • Conducting conveyancing searches

    This list is not exhaustive and is dependent on how difficult your case is. Therefore, your conveyancer may have to carry out other duties.

    Data taken from UK House Price Index

    How Much are Conveyancing Solicitor Fees in North West London?

    Our research found that the average house price in North West London is £769,684. This means that the average conveyancing fees for buying a freehold property are £2,000 and £2,150 for leasehold properties. When selling a property, the average conveyancing fees are £1,910 for freehold properties and £2,050 for leasehold properties.

    Your total conveyancing cost will differ depending on various factors. These include whether you are buying or selling, and the property location. You'll be expected to pay legal fees, disbursements, and searches. The searches include a full Local Authority Search. The average cost for a full Local Authority Search in North West London is £246.20 including VAT.

    Data taken from Compare My Move’s Moving House Calculator

    How Long Does Conveyancing Take in North West London?

    The conveyancing process takes around 159 days to complete in North West London. This matches the national average which is also 159 days.

    The national average for the entire buying and selling process is 274 days. In North West London, the entire process from the initial listing to completion day is 297 days. This is 23 days over the national average. This means that properties will be on the market for a longer period before an offer is accepted.

    If you have a difficult case such as buying or selling a leasehold property, there may be delays or longer waiting times. This is because extra documentation and paperwork will need to be submitted by your conveyancer.

    Data taken from Get Agent

    What to Expect From Conveyancing Searches in North West London?

    Your conveyancer will have to conduct conveyancing searches. They are a crucial part of the process and will highlight potential environmental issues that can affect the property. They look at various issues such as flood risk, subsidence, and radon gas levels.

    North West London has varying levels of flood risks. Areas such as Brent, Camden, and Islington have a low to medium risk of flooding. While Barnet, Ealing, Hammersmith & Fulham, Harrow, and Kensington & Chelsea have a high risk of surface water flooding.

    All areas in London have subsidence issues due to the high clay content in the soil. North West London is no exception and has problems with subsidence. This means that it's important to read the section regarding this in the report.

    Radon gas levels are low across the North West London boroughs. They have less than 1% exposure. This shouldn't be an issue when buying a property.

    Data taken from Get The Data and Geobear's Subsidence Map