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Buying a house in Southall

Part of the London Borough of Ealing, Southall is a suburban district in West London. With a population of approximately 30,000 and great access to central parts of the English capital, there’s a very strong property market in the area. At My Home Move Conveyancing we’ve been developing our knowledge of housing markets like this since 2001, allowing us to bring our clients in Southall a specialist, fixed fee conveyancing service that’s like no other.

You’ll need to instruct property lawyers to complete the legal work when you buy or sell property in Southall.

Choose My Home Move Conveyancing to be your Southall conveyancers and receive the full benefit of our award winning customer service. We blend this with a revolutionary use of technology to deliver more completions per year than anyone else. Our market-leading conveyancing service comes for a fixed fee, and if you don’t end up moving for some reason, you won’t have to pay us anything in legal fees thanks to our ‘no completion – no fee’ policy.

We assign all of our clients a dedicated conveyancer, who’ll act on your behalf from start to finish. You’ll get regular updates on the progress of your case, a consistent point of contact, and a high level of expertise. For your convenience, you’ll also have online access to your account. At My Home Move Conveyancing we’re pleased to supply our professional conveyancing services in Southall to homebuyers across the local area, from those looking for something near the train station, by Southall Park or in Southall Green.

Local statistics

The average house price in Ealing is £491,441, while in Southall the overall average sale price during the last 12 months was significantly lower than this at £340,612. Terraces properties were involved in the most sales during this period, going for an average of £369,464. Flats fetched £227,895 and semi-detached houses sold for £463,585.

Essential info

The local authority responsible for properties is Ealing Council. They can be contacted on 020 8825 5000 or at the following address:

Ealing Council
Perceval House
14/16 Uxbridge Road
Ealing
W5 2HL

The local area

With a name thought to be derived from Anglo-Saxon origins, Southall used to be part of the historic county of Middlesex. The area saw a large amount of growth from the end of the 18th century when the Grand Junction Canal opened, which nowadays is known as the Grand Union Canal and is still used for transport and leisure. The arrival of the railways in 1839 brought further growth, while the expansion of London through the 20th century has continued to make Southall a popular place to live. 

One of the area’s biggest draws is its proximity to Central London, with Charing Cross just over ten miles to the east. Southall has its own train station which offers services to stations like London Paddington that take just over 15 minutes. The M4 motorway passes to the south of the area, with the M25 not far away either. Southall is very conveniently located for Heathrow Airport, which is less than six miles away, and takes just 15 minutes to get to by train. 

There are some highly rated schools in the area for families with children to take into consideration, including North Primary, Blair Peach Primary and Havelock Primary. At secondary level Dormers Wells High and Greenford high are among the best choices, while Featherstone High and Villiers High are other options. For higher education, you can take your pick from London’s wonderful array of universities.

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

Council tax band A

Property value range

up to £40,000

Council tax charge

£960.07

Council tax band B

Property value range

£40,001 - £52,000

Council tax charge

£1,120.10

Council tax band C

Property value range

£52,001 - £68,000

Council tax charge

£1,280.11

Council tax band D

Property value range

£68,001 - £88,000

Council tax charge

£1,440.12

Council tax band E

Property value range

£88,001 - £120,000

Council tax charge

£1,760.14

Council tax band F

Property value range

£120,001 - £160,000

Council tax charge

£2,080.18

Council tax band G

Property value range

£160,001 - £320,000

Council tax charge

£2,400.19

Council tax band H

Property value range

£320,001 and above

Council tax charge

£2,880.24

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