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Updated: 14/10/16

Buying a home in the area? Practical nearby services details:

The nearest airport to Botley is Kidlington, Oxford Airport (6 miles). Turweston Aerodrome Airport is 22 miles, Kidlington Airport is 6 miles and Booker Airport is 24 miles away. Botley's nearest train station is Oxford.

Radcliffe Infirmary Oxford is a relatively close hospital.


What are the best rates for conveyancing for a £685,000 home?


Misleading conveyancing quotes catch out many buyers, leaving them to pay sometimes £100s more than planned, and many property lawyers offer cheap conveyancing. However additional costs are frequently hidden in the terms. Fees should be fair. They be applicable if the lawyer is required to complete extra work for you, which could not be anticipated at the start of the process. Our online quote calculator will generate an accurate quote for your transaction.


How many weeks does it take our assigned conveyancing solicitor to accomplish all of the conveyancing work on an apartment in a home we are thinking of buying?


The conveyancing process can take anywhere from a month to 3 months based on various issues, like the speed of the sellers lawyer, or re-negotiations following a survey. Homeward Legal's conveyancing solicitors are very focused on speed and communication completing the process as soon as achievable.


What do conveyancing searches refer to?


Searches are enquiries ordered by the purchaser's solicitor, such as a chancel search, and only deal with issues with the property's title.


Would you advise taking action to bypass paying out for SDLT?


Stamp duty mitigation must be treated with caution, as such schemes are costly and , if the scheme fails, you may be charged a penalty of up to 100% of the stamp duty amount owed.


If we are buying in the parish of Stoke Talmage, should we order a chancel search?


A conveyancing lawyer may suggest that a chancel search be ordered. Chancel repair has the potential to be imposed on owners of a property where church councils have previously chosen not to do so. It is not safe to rely on the historical behaviour of the parish council alone as a guide.


How do we find out more data the status of the conservation areas in Botley?


Local conservation areas such as paths, loft extensions or derelict buildings are administered by the local authority (Oxford). English Heritage, a government body, keep records of the condition (poor to good) of conservation areas in England.


Can Botley brownfield site soil still be contaminated?


There are wide-ranging regulations imposed to restrict soil contamination. Metal contamination of soil in Botley is more likely to occur near ex-industrial or waste handling sites. Data on other contaminants, like water contaminants such as bleach, will also be included in an environmental search.


For fast conveyancing to buy a £303,000 residence, how could we accelerate the process?


Most importantly, fast conveyancing is key is to use a proactive, diligent lawyer. There are a number of tasks you could do to accelerate the process. These include:

  • arranging any finances require to complete the purchase
  • asking for property searches to be ordered immediately
  • answering any queries raised by your lawyer as soon as possible