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Updated: 24/10/16

Buying a house in the area? Pertinent nearby public transport and services facts ;

The nearest train station to Blandfordum is Shaftesbury T H. The nearest airport to Blandfordum is Bournemouth International Airport.

Blandford Community is the most convenient hospital.


How do I get the best rates for conveyancing in Blandfordum for a 719k property?


Many solicitors offer 'the cheapest conveyancing', however extra fees will be included in small print, left unread by preoccupied buyers and sellers The quote should, in addition, define any disbursements to be paid. Any extra costs found in the terms should be fair and clearly defined. They come into force only if your lawyer must complete work beyond standard conveyancing , which could not be anticipated at the start of the process. Our quotes are not estimates, stating all the solicitors fees you will pay for a standard sale or purchase.


How can a solicitor in Blandfordum advise us on the risk of possible flooding at Blandfordum?


A critical step in the legal due diligence procedure involves your conveyancing lawyer applying for property conveyancing searches that provide you with details in relation to Blandfordum flood risk area.


I am buying in Blandfordum. Are there many areas of conservation in the area?


Conservation areas characterise neighbourhoods of historical or architectural value. You may wish to contact the local authority if you have specific questions, but your solicitor will investigate this in detail.


Does my solicitor in Blandfordum report back to me about the amount to be paid of council tax for a Band H property before exchange of contracts?


Your property solicitor will liaise with the relevant Richmondshire local council to reveal the current council tax band and rates, which will be detailed in the conveyancing report on title. Council tax charges for homes in Blandfordum are published online at the Richmondshire council website. At the time of writing, 19 November 2012, the different rates are:

  • Band A - £1,031.00
  • Band B - £1,203.00
  • Band C - £1,375.00
  • Band D - £1,547.00
  • Band E - £1,890.00
  • Band F - £2,234.00
  • Band G - £2,578.00
  • Band H - £3,093.00


Is your panel of solicitors geared up for 28 day completions on the conveyancing for residential property auction properties in Blandfordum?


Our team work with auctioneers throughout Dorset and regularly take instructions from bidders at auction. It is highly recommended for auction buyers to instruct a property lawyer as rapidly as they can so there is time for an investigation of the auction legal papers before the auction.

Thereafter, following the day of bidding your instructed conveyancing lawyer will be ready for completing the transaction within 4 weeks as conventionally required .


As a consequence of the recent groundwater flooding in Dorset we are worried that conveyancing searches aren't exacting enough?


A Blandfordum lawyer will suggest that you include in depth flood risk searches if the environmental search establishes a significant risk Blandfordum flood risk area

You might be able to get in touch with a local resident to gain further assurance.


Would getting a house survey be required when we are purchasing property?


It is strongly advised that Blandfordum property purchasers arrange a surveyor to undertake a survey. A range problems can negatively affect a property, for example poor ventilation, and these will not be addressed by your conveyancing solicitor.


In about 6 weeks we are shortly going to be finally moving from our detached residence just outside Blandfordum into our next property in Weymouth what is the optimum stage to book a removal company?


We usually encourage you wait organising removals until the point where contracts have exchanged as it is likely that a final moving date will not have been confirmed. Commonly home removals companies will impose a late cancellation payment . Local information can be sought from Forum Removals, 10b Sunrise Business Park/Higher Shaftesbury Rd, Blandford Forum, DT11 8ST Call: 01258 453898 or Sunrise Removals, Unit 4A Sunrise Business Pk/Higher Shaftesbury Rd, Blandford Forum, DT11 8ST Telephone: 01258 450005.