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Conveyancing Solicitors Westminster - Get a Quote for Conveyancing in Westminster

Fridaysmove's nationwide panel of communicative and professional solicitors are conveyancing experts that guide thousands of buyers and sellers every month.

Unlike many conveyancing firms, our solicitors never add any hidden charges in the small print. This allows you to draw up a better budget for your move. We guarantee your solicitor's fee is fixed, and include No Sale, No Fee protection. This guarantee applies even if you choose to pull out.

Get a quote for a move now, or, alternatively, contact a conveyancing advisor on 0330 660 0286. With us, you can instruct a conveyancing solicitor now, in the knowledge that your move is in safe hands.

Cheap Westminster house conveyancing

We only work with the very best value CQS accredited conveyancing lawyers in Central London. Furthermore, in addition to cheap fees, service levels are both exceptional and recommended by 97% of clients.

If you are searching for cheap conveyancing solicitors in Westminster, it will pay to obtain alternate conveyancing quotes, and always examine all of the Ts & Cs for hidden fees .

Increase the likelihood of Fast Westminster Conveyancing

Our solicitors in Westminster can aim to drive the transaction through to completion. This means that they will facilitate communication between the parties to reduce delays. In addition, there are numerous steps you can follow to speed up the sale or purchase:

  • Complete and return forms quickly
  • Request that your solicitor order searches as soon as you can
  • If you are selling, respond to any queries as soon as you can

You can potentially shave a week or more off the conveyancing process with these suggestions. Assuming you require your move to complete sooner click here to instruct your solicitor, or call our team on 0845 643 5785.

No Completion, No Fee Conveyancing Solicitors in Westminster - Our Pledge

It is always stressful when your home move falls through at the last minute.

With our No Completion, No Fee assurance, home movers do not pay for any legal fees in the event that your move does not go ahead.

Your deposit will be moved to another transaction and you will just need to pay for any third party disbursements, e.g. searches.

Will HS2 affect Westminster homes?

Development of High Speed 2, commonly known as HS2, is now underway, linking the Capital with Scotland. The first phase is between London and the West Midlands and could be up and running by 2026. However, construction works are due to begin as soon 2017. HS2's affect on property values and the environment is of concern to many Westminster inhabitants. Your conveyancing solicitor will conduct a local authority search to confirm how close the HS2 line lies to your proposed purchase. The exact distance between a residence and the proposed route will be difficult to ascertain reliably, as will be the impact on nearby property.

Should you get a more accurate HS2 search?

Properties further than 200m away from the line, and therefore not covered by the relevant local authority search, will nevertheless be affected, and works will last for at least eight years. This may mean long-term and extensive disruption to the enjoyment of your property if you choose to buy in affected parts of Westminster. A more exacting search is available called a HIGHSPEED 2 search, which includes clear mapping to the nearest point of the proposed route (within a 1, 000 metre radius of your proposed purchase and answers a number of questions):

  • Is the property located near stage one of the line?
  • How will works affect the property?
  • How will the fully operational line affect the property in years to come?
  • Is the nearby route in a cutting, in a tunnel, or on a viaduct?

A £ 10 million indemnity insurance also protects homeowners receiving a HS2 search. We advise that you speak to your solicitor if you have any further questions.

My home is closer than 200m to HS2 - should I worry?

Local authorities will only provide information on the proposed HS2 development and route within a 200m radius of a property. It is obvious that properties further away will still be affected by issues such as noise pollution, vibration, construction work and increased traffic. This is primarily why a detailed search will be useful, offering more information as to HS2's impact on homes lying very close to the line. For affected residences, the government is launching new compensation measures by Autumn 2012. Fridaysmove do not intend to comment on the merits of the scheme, nevertheless, the UKs current planning system, and the time it takes to implement large infrastructure schemes.

The Myth of Online Conveyancing

Buyers and sellers who have selected traditional local conveyancing solicitors sometimes feel discount fees quoted on a property legal website suggests that they will experience poorer performance, or are suspiciously good.

The myth of online conveyancing is that downsides to choosing a lower-cost online conveyancing solicitor over a high street firm. In fact, there are slow, expensive firms on the high-street, and there are fast, low-cost solicitors that market online.

Fridaysmove's national panel of conveyancers offer the benefits of both approaches, a convenient local office, and lower-cost conveyancing fees.

Westminster Remortgage Conveyancing

Our remortgage-specialist solicitors take care of the necessary work on behalf of owners wanting to remortgage their property, and quote low solicitor's fees, with no hidden extras.

These Westminster conveyancing solicitors will be able to act for all the lenders and building societies across the country. Our conveyancers' communicative and proactive attitude can increase the chance that completion of the remortgage work should occur faster, meaning you can benefit from your new mortgage rate earlier.

Guide on comparing Westminster solicitors conveyancing fees

Home mover legal costs divide into a couple of different areas, namely disbursements and legal fees.

The solicitors fees are the sums you pay to the Westminster property lawyer for handling the conveyancing.

Conveyancing disbursements are extra costs incurred by the property lawyer and passed on to the home mover e.g. flying freehold indemnity insurance or a Data Report.

It is important to read the solicitors fine print when comparing Westminster solicitors conveyancing fees.

New Build Conveyancing in Westminster

When purchasing a new build house or flat, purchasers will be expected to commit to the purchase by exchanging contracts before construction is completed, or in some cases even started. There are unique advantages and disadvantages when looking at new build homes. Pros include that 'new home' feeling, whereas cons include mortgage difficulties, particularly if construction is delayed.

If purchasing a newly built flat or house you should check that the builders are NHBC members. By selecting a your conveyancer quickly, your purchase has a greater chance of proceeding without major incident.

City Of Westminster House Prices

YearAverage House Price (£ s)
May 2004 401, 109
May 2005 411, 451
May 2006 439, 838
May 2007 532, 707
May 2008 612, 862
May 2009 532, 507
May 2010 623, 724
May 2011 640, 567
May 2012 723, 725
May 2013 800, 104

In September 2019, 1,711 trusted us in Greater London and the UK

Recent moves include:

  • Flat Sale on Vincent Square, London, SW1P, £785,000
  • Leasehold Sale on Princes Mary House, Westminster, SW1P, £380,000
  • Leasehold Purchase on Rye House, Ebury Bridge Road, London, SW1W, £405,000
  • Leasehold Flat Sale on Ashley Gardens, Thirleby Road, SW1P, £785,000