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Conveyancing in Hounslow

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Buying a house in Hounslow

Part of the historic county of Middlesex, Hounslow is a town and a borough in Greater London. Approximately 265,000 people live in the borough as a whole, and with its close proximity to Central London there’s a thriving property market in Hounslow. At My Home Move Conveyancing we offer a specialist, fixed fee conveyancing service, and have been developing our knowledge and expertise of markets like Hounslow’s since 2001.

If you’re looking to buy or sell property in Hounslow, you’ll need to instruct property lawyers to carry out the legal work for you.

As your Hounslow conveyancers, My Home Move Conveyancing can bring you an award winning level of customer service, innovative use of technology and expertise of the local area. Our fixed fee conveyancing service comes without any hidden extra costs, so you’ll know exactly how much you’re going to pay from the start. For added peace of mind, if you don’t end up completing for some reason, you won’t have to pay us anything in legal fees.

When you choose us, we’ll provide you with a dedicated conveyancer who’ll look after your case from beginning to end. We keep the legal process nice and simple, and will keep you informed with clear, easy to understand communication, as well as giving you online access to your account. At My Home Move Conveyancing we’re proud to supply our conveyancing services in Hounslow to customers across the local area, including for those looking for something close to the centre of Hounslow, to neighbourhoods such as Cranford, Feltham, Heston and Osterley.

Local statistics

The average house price in Hounslow is £389,458, while the overall average sale price during the past year was lower than this at £357,384. Most sales involved flats, which went for an average of £238,564, while terraces fetched £394,453 and semi-detached properties £445,655.

Essential info

The local authority responsible for properties is Hounslow Council. They can be contacted on 020 8583 2000 or at the following address:

London Borough of Hounslow
Civic Centre
Lampton Road
Hounslow
TW3 4DN

The local area

With a name thought to come from the Anglo-Saxon meaning ‘the dog’s mound’, Hounslow grew up around the Holy Trinity Priory which was founded in 1211. Previously a small village, the priory saw Hounslow grow into a town thanks to the regular markets and increased amenities. Nowadays the town benefits from plenty of modern amenities including a large shopping centre and plenty of cafes and restaurants, as well as its fabulous location just to the west of Central London. 

There are a number of London Underground stations across the borough, including Hounslow Central, Hounslow East and Hounslow West. The stations are on the Piccadilly line, providing easy access to central locations as well as Heathrow Airport, perfect for when you want to go on holiday. The M3 and M4 motorways pass through the borough, while it’s just a short distance to the M25 ring road. 

Families with children have a wide range of schools to choose between, including Wellington Primary, Hounslow Heath Junior School and Hounslow Town Primary on Pears Road. Some of the best secondary options include Cranford Community College, Lampton Academy and Hounslow Manor School, while West Thames College provides further education facilities. 

All properties in Hounslow will fall within one of the following council tax bands.

Council tax band A

Property value range

up to £40,000

Council tax charge

£974.66

Council tax band B

Property value range

£40,001 - £52,000

Council tax charge

£1,137.11

Council tax band C

Property value range

£52,001 - £68,000

Council tax charge

£1,299.55

Council tax band D

Property value range

£68,001 - £88,000

Council tax charge

£1,461.99

Council tax band E

Property value range

£88,001 - £120,000

Council tax charge

£1,786.87

Council tax band F

Property value range

£120,001 - £160,000

Council tax charge

£2,111.76

Council tax band G

Property value range

£160,001 - £320,000

Council tax charge

£2,436.65

Council tax band H

Property value range

£320,001 and above

Council tax charge

£2,923.98

About us

Established in 2001, we exclusively deal with the legal side of moving home. Last year alone, through our experienced conveyancers, we helped nearly 50,000 customers have a hassle-free experience. We are a truly national company, having completed transactions in each of the 109 postcode areas in England and Wales.

Our promise to you…

We understand that moving house can be stressful. So we make sure everything we do makes the process as easy and efficient as possible. We’ll give you an all inclusive fixed quote from the start so there won’t be any surprises. The price only changes if your instructions do.

You’ll have access to our unique, easy to use, online case management service to track your case. And dedicated conveyancing experts who’ll be on hand to guide you through the whole process.

We know you’re busy, so we’re open 8am until 8pm most weekdays, and open at weekends too!

Finally, if your move falls through, through no fault of your own, we won’t charge you a penny in legal fees.

Multiple industry awards

See why our unique conveyancing service (My Home Move and its wholly owned law firm) has been recognised as an industry leading, award-winning conveyancing company.

Best Legal Services Provider

Future of Legal Services Innovation

Most Innovative Use of Technology

Best Conveyancing Provider

National Conveyancing Firm of the Year

Best Legal Services Provider

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What's involved

Once you have your offer accepted, it’s time to get the ball rolling on legally transferring the ownership to you. Here’s how we do things at My Home Move Conveyancing.

First, your estate agents will send us a copy of the Memorandum of sale, which provides the details of the property, the amount offered and the name of the sellers and buyers and their conveyancers. You will be asked to complete your details and provide to us your instructions along with primary ID such as a passport or driving licence and proof of residence in the form of a bank statement/utility bill.

Read our Home Buying Process guide

If you are selling a house, you will need a Conveyancer to act for you – that’s where we come in!

You will be asked by us to complete your details and provide your instructions along with primary ID such as a passport or driving licence and proof of residence in the form of a bank statement/utility bill. You will also be asked to fill in a Property Information form including some specific details about the property, its boundaries, any alterations to the property etc. If you have any additional paperwork such as planning permissions or notices, then these will be required by us to send with the contract papers. We will also ask you to complete a Fixtures, Fittings and Contents form to say what you will be taking and leaving behind. If the property is leasehold, you will be asked for information about who you pay ground rent and services charges to…

Read our Home Selling Process guide

After we have received your instructions to act we will check the legal issues and title to your property to ensure it offers a satisfactory security for your new lender, as this is the essence of a mortgage.

We will also check the amounts outstanding on any current mortgage registered on the property as these will have to be repaid at completion. The amounts will be confirmed with you.

Usually, we will not carry out Local, Drainage or Mining (if appropriate) searches as we will put in place an insurance which will protect your lender. This is less expensive for you and quicker. Some lenders still require that searches are made and will not rely on insurance. If this is the case the searches will have to be made and the cost will show on the Financial Statement sent to you.

At about the same time that you receive your Mortgage Offer we receive a copy together with the lender’s instructions to act for them. We will consider the Offer to ensure that we do those things required of us as the solicitors and to check what other conditions have to be satisfied.

We will then send you the Mortgage Deed to sign and any other documentation that may be required by your lender. We shall need to have this back from you as soon as possible and certainly by the day before we complete. Otherwise there will be a delay.

You need to check that the Mortgage Offer is acceptable to you. For example, is the mortgage amount and mortgage product correct? Is it the correct method of repayment? Are there any early repayment fees?

We target a completion date for 7 days after we receive our copy of the Mortgage Offer but our being able to complete depends on the terms of the Offer and any peculiarities of your transaction.

If the new mortgage amount is less than the amount we have to pay to your existing lender, we will ask for the difference from you, before the completion date.

Following completion we deal with the registration formalities to ensure the mortgage security is perfected for your lender and any deeds will then be sent to your lender for safe-keeping.

Note – If your property is leasehold, we also:

Request your landlord to confirm that all ground rent, service charges and insurance premiums (if applicable) have been paid to date and that there is no known breach of the lease.

Have to approve the wording of the lease.

Have to serve on the landlord a notice of discharge of your existing mortgage and a notice that a new mortgage has been given to your new lender.

Read our Remortgaging Process guide

Get in touch

Quotation Team

If you would like to discuss a quotation you have received please call our Quotation Team on

0333 234 4425

Monday - Tuesday

9am

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7pm

Wednesday - Friday

9am

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5pm

Conveyancing Team

If you would like to speak to someone about your case please call our Conveyancing Team on

0333 234 4396

Monday - Thursday

8am

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8pm

Friday

8am

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7pm

Saturday

9am

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4pm

Sunday

10am

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3pm