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Buying a house in Woodford

Located within the London Borough of Redbridge, Woodford is a suburban town in the northeastern part of the English capital. A desirable place to live thanks to its proximity to Central London and pleasant ambience, there’s a strong property market in the area. At My Home Move Conveyancing we’ve been developing our knowledge of local markets like the one in Woodford since 2001, allowing us to bring a specialist, fixed fee conveyancing service to our clients in the town.

You’ll require the services of property lawyers if you want to buy or sell property in Woodford, in order to complete the legal work on your behalf.

Choose My Home Move Conveyancing to be your Woodford conveyancers and take advantage of our award winning customer service, innovative use of technology and knowledge of the local market. We offer a fixed fee conveyancing service with no hidden extra costs, and take pride in our passionate, professional and friendly approach to what we do. What’s more, if you don’t end up moving for some reason, you won’t have to pay us a thing in legal fees thanks to our ‘no completion – no fee’ policy.

Come with us for our revolutionary, market-leading service. We’ll assign you a dedicated conveyancer who’ll act as a consistent point of contact and provide you with access to their expertise. We help to simplify the legal process, so you’ll get clear, regular updates on the progress of your case, as well as 24/7 online access to your account. Because we get things right first time round at My Home Move Conveyancing, we deliver more annual completions than any other conveyancer. We’re proud to supply our conveyancing services in Woodford to customers looking to be close to the London Underground station, in Woodford Green and by one of the area’s open spaces.

Local statistics

The average house price in the borough of Redbridge is £408,175, while the overall average sale price in Woodford over the past year was significantly higher than this at £501,027. Most sales in this period involved flats, which went for an average of £340,509. Terraced properties fetched £533,418, while semi-detached houses sold for £640,486.

Essential info

The local authority responsible for properties is London Borough of Redbridge Council. They can be contacted on 020 8554 5000 or at the following address:

Redbridge Council
Town Hall
128-142 High Road
Ilford
IG1 1DD

The local area

Woodford has its origins in a medieval settlement that grew up around a ford, but remained a small collection of agricultural hamlets until the 18th century. It was at this time that Woodford became a popular place to live among people with business interest in London, and the continued expansion of the English capital saw the area grow even more. The arrival of the railways doubled Woodford’s population, leading to the thriving suburban town that you’ll find today.

Popular for its excellent transport links, Woodford’s tube station lies on the Central line, providing quick and easy access to the heart of London. The M11 begins on Woodford’s southern boundary where it meets the North Circular Road, serving up a quick route to the M25 ring road in the north, as well as places like Stansted Airport and Cambridge. London City Airport is just over ten miles to the south of Woodford too, and can be easily reached on the tube.

There’s a decent choice of schools in the area for families with children to take into account, including Woodford Green Primary, Wells Primary and St Anthony’s Catholic Primary. Woodford County High, Woodbridge High and Trinity Catholic High are the local secondary options, while London’s range of universities is right on the doorstep for higher education.

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

Council tax band A

Property value range

up to £40,000

Council tax charge

£984.06

Council tax band B

Property value range

£40,001 to £52,000

Council tax charge

£1,148,07

Council tax band C

Property value range

£52,001 - £68,000

Council tax charge

£1,312.08

Council tax band D

Property value range

£68,001 - £88,000

Council tax charge

£1,476.09

Council tax band E

Property value range

£88,001 - £120,000

Council tax charge

£1,804.11

Council tax band F

Property value range

£120,001 - £160,000

Council tax charge

£2,132.13

Council tax band G

Property value range

£160,001 - £320,000

Council tax charge

£2,460.15

Council tax band H

Property value range

£320,001 and above

Council tax charge

£2,952.18

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

Open

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

Open

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