Conveyancing in St Albans
Buying a house in St Albans
With a population of approximately 60,000, St. Albans is located in the county of Hertfordshire. Surrounded by pretty countryside and yet in such close proximity to London, there is a huge demand for property in St. Albans which is reflected in the strength of the market.
You’ll need to instruct the services of a lawyer to complete the legal work on your behalf when buying or selling property in St. Albans.
Let My Home Move Conveyancing act for your conveyancing in St Albans, and take advantage of our award winning customer service, innovative use of technology and detailed knowledge of the local market. We are pleased to offer our conveyancing services in St. Albans to customers across the local area, including those in central spots as well as sought-after surrounding villages such as Aldenham, Childwick Bury and Wheathampstead.
The average house price in Hertfordshire is £326,732, while in St. Albans the overall average sale price during the past year was significantly higher than this at £477,829. There was a relatively even spread of properties sold in terms of numbers, although most sales involved flats which fetched an average price of £275,156. Terraces averaged at £444,631, semis at £554,712, and detached properties at £769,119.
The local authority responsible for properties is St. Albans City & District Council. They can be contacted on 01727 866 100 or at the following address: St Albans City & District Council Civic Centre St Peters Street St Albans Hertfordshire AL1 3JE
The local area
St. Albans is a charming Home Counties town with a long history in its local area that encompasses Iron Age settlement and Roman occupation – the city of Verulamium was in fact the second-largest settlement in Roman Britain after Londonium. The town today offers plenty of modern amenities and attractive Georgian properties that complement its location close to the capital city of London.
There are direct rail services that take less than 30 minutes to reach London Blackfriars station, making St. Albans a great option among commuters to the capital. The M1 and M25 motorways are just a short distance from the town centre, adding to the convenience of St. Albans. This is further enhanced by its location just over 10 miles from London Luton Airport, a journey that can take as little as 20 minutes by road and under 25 minutes by train. Nearby towns such as Hatfield, Hemel Hempstead, Welwyn Garden City, Watford and Stevenage are easily accessible by road.
There are some excellent schools in the area that will be pleasing for families with children, including the Abbey CofE, Aboyne Lodge, Cunningham Hill Junior School and Maple Primary for younger children. Secondary options include Sandringham School, St. Albans School, St. Albans Girls’ School and Verulam School on Brampton Road.
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