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IIf you need a conveyancing quote in Acton at Kenneth Elliott & Rowe Solicitors we make buying or selling your home as painless as possible.
We strive to deliver a first class service. We specialise in dealing with matters in Acton. We are experienced in both sales and purchases.

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Searches on my Conveyancing Quote

What is included in a local authority search covering Acton? There are two parts to a local authority search – Local Land Charge Register search and Enquiries of the local authority. The second part of the search – CON29 – supplies information relating to whether the roadway abutting the property is maintained at public expense, proposals for new road schemes, rail schemes or planning approvals relating to the title. The replies can also include outstanding statutory notices, breaches of planning or building regulations or the existence of a compulsory purchase order. Environmental factors, such as whether the house stands on contaminated land or in a Radon gas affected area are also covered but see out comments on Environmental Searches also.

When we ask for an Environmental investigation on the property mentioned on the conveyancing quote for the property in Acton what will it reveal? The search provides information of present and past contamination risks together with a assessment from an environmental expert confirming whether or not the land might be designated contaminated land by the council. It may also reveal other information such as whether the property is within a flood plain area (which may have an effect on the availability and cost of home insurance), whether it is on or near a landfill site and in an area of high subsidence or landslip. It may also shown whether the property is affected by coal mining and in an area where radon readings are over 100 Bq m-3.

Apart from showing that the land in Acton is connected to the mains water supply and mains drainage what other replies does a drainage search contain? A water authority search confirms to a future owner that the house they are interested in does not need a “build over consent” because the owner has constructed an alteration within three metres of a public drain. It also shows a raft of other data such as water quality and historical evidence of internal sewer flooding.


Why use Kenneth Elliott & Rowe Solicitors t/a 1st Move Conveyancing for your move in Acton?

  • At 1st Move Conveyancing we believe our fixed price quote delivers excellent value for money.
  • We are a CQS (Conveyancing Quality Scheme) accredited firm of solicitors providing conveyancing to clients in Acton. Our processes and procedures have been approved by the Law Society,
  • Our quote is subject to our Terms and Conditions but there are No Hidden Extras.
  • Our guide to Unknown Costs and Limitations will give you an idea on what other possible costs or expenses to budget for outside the quote for the legal fees and known disbursements.

A solicitor you can trust – with you every step of the way

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Top class solicitors, I was dealing with Mouzzam Yamin who handled everything very professionally especially when things were at difficult stages. They thoroughly make sure in protecting your interests and keep business professional. Hassle free process on recent property purchase with regular updates from Mouzzam Yamin, and all done at a reasonable fee.

Remember if the process drags on, we will not hit you with additional charges.

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General Conveyancing Tips

How long does conveyancing take? For relatively average sale or purchase, expect the conveyancing of your house to take around eight and twelve weeks.

Always check what you are acquiring? We will always send you a document known as the ‘title plan’ (sometimes called filed plan}. This will show the full outline of the property you are buying – the boundary will usually be marked red. One of the most common mistakes a buyer makes is not checking the plan properly. It is a good idea to go to the house to check that what is shown on the plan agrees with what you think you’re purchasing on site. All too often clients mistakenly think that a piece of land at the side or rear of the property is theirs,only to later discover that the legal title to the house doesn’t include this land. Always be satisfied that the title plan matches the physical position at the property.

What are the title deeds? The title deeds are the documents showing ownership of a house or flat. Historically these were originally paper documents – there are known as ‘unregistered title deeds’ but now the Land Registry stores evidence of the title electronically – this is referred to as a registered title. The original paper deeds are usually kept by a mortgage lender or solicitor. If these deeds are destroyed this can cause problems. Registration has been compulsory for all dealing with the land for some time now although this was brought in at different times across the country. For the time period in Acton you should check with your conveyancer. Thankfully most deeds are now registered and cannot be lost. The cost of obtaining ‘official copies’ of the title are included in the conveyancing quote.

FAQs in Acton

Are you able to oversee a mortgage with Godiva Mortgages Ltd in Acton? Yes we are on the mortgage Panel for this lender.

Are you able to deal with Lifetime ISAs? Yes we deal with Lifetime ISAs in Acton.

What Stamp Duty Land Tax will I pay if I am a first time buyer? First time buyers paying £300k or lower for a residential property will pay no SDLT. If you are paying between three hundred thousand pounds and five hundred thousand pounds will pay SDLT at 5% on the amount of the purchase price in excess of three hundred thousand pounds – a reduction of £5,000 compared to standard rates of Stamp Duty Land Tax. If the price is over £500k there is no relief for the first time buyer and the normal rates apply. If you chose “yes” to the “First Time Buyer” question on the conveyancing quote the correct rate will calculate for you.

If I buy a new home to live in but do not sell my present house what is the Stamp Duty Land Tax position? Buyers of additional residential properties, such as second homes and buy-to-let properties, will have to pay an extra 3% in on top of current rates of Stamp Duty for each band for all property over £40,000. If you chose “yes” to the “Buy to Let/Second Owner” question on the conveyancing quote the correct rate will calculate for you.

If we are buying a flat what additional disbursements can we anticipate? This is one tricky area where we cannot give you all the costs up front in our estimate. This is because leases vary in their requirements and also the costs charged by landlords and managing agents also vary. They can also be two parties to deal with i.e a freeholder and management companies who both charge. These charges therefore vary considerably with some leasehold purchases the fees can be as low as £10 but in extreme cases the costs charged can be around £500. This is why the government is considering regulating this area.

I have obtained probate for our mother estate. Do you deal with sales by administrators? Yes. As administrators of the Estate you can sell and our legal fees remain the same as quoted for this type of Seller.


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You can complete the Instruct Us button on your quote and completed your contact details or call 01708 757575  and speak with Mark Sadler or email mbs@ker.co.uk and we will do the rest.


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