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Updated: 21/10/16

Abbeymeads points of interest

Stonehenge English Heritage and Idmiston All Saints Churches Conservation Trust are easily accessible from Abbeymeads.

Abbeymeads's nearest airport is Southampton, Mitchell Way Airport. Abbeymeads's closest station is Grateley at 7 miles.

The nearest hospital is Salisbury, District.


I am trying to find a firm that offers cheap conveyancing. How do we get a quote?


The confusion over this point catches out many buyers, and can leave them paying far more in conveyancing fees than they budgeted, and many conveyancers offer supposedly cheap conveyancing, however additional costs are frequently hidden in small print that buyers often do not check. Extra charges listed in the solicitor's terms needs to be fair and clearly defined. Any disbursements should also be included on the conveyancing quote. The online quote calculator can generate an accurate statement of the legal fees for the property you plan to buy.


How long on average should it take for our conveyancing solicitor to conclude all of the legal work on a maisonette in a Regency house we are intending to purchase?


The conveyancing process can take anywhere between 1 month and twelve weeks, based on a number of things for example the efficiency of the vendor's conveyancing solicitor, or absent parties.

Our solicitors are extremely results-focused completing the process as promptly as achievable.


In relation to the widespread flooding in Sept 2012 in South West England, we are apprehensive that environmental searches aren't sufficient?

A good conveyancing solicitor in Abbeymeads will advise you to carry out environmental searches if the first searches identifies a Abbeymeads flood risk.

For more area background why not get in touch with a local resident.


Are pre-completion searches disbursements or fees?


A good quote will itemise fees and disbursements, clearly stating which is which. These costs are disbursements not fees, and is passed on to the buyer at cost.


What areas of conservation are there in Abbeymeads?


With over eight thousand affected areas across the country, the local areas in or near Abbeymeads will include a range of conservation areas. These restrictions can add to maintenance costs, but the benefits will include a more attractive neighbourhood.


Does your solicitors company look after auction conveyancing in Abbeymeads?


Our company is very competent with bidders at auction. Normally unusually constructed auction lots such as in need of serious reconstruction are included in auctions which tend to necessitate more investigation before buying. We therefore recommend that bidders instruct a suitable conveyancing firm in advance of the auction to allow sufficient time for a full investigation. Subsequently, immediately after the day of bidding your Homeward Legal lawyer is completely geared up to finishing the legal side of things inside as short a time frame as usually required .


How is stamp duty rates determined and how much will it be on a £923000 residential property?


Stamp Duty is dependent on the value of the property. It is £36920 on a £923000 house or flat in Abbeymeads.*

*Correct as of March 2013


What are the pitfalls if buying a terraced house in a Swindon local authority conservation area ?


Swindon local authority searches conducted by the solicitor during the conveyancing process should identify the existence of the appropriate authorisation for alterations to the property.