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Updated: 22/10/16

Some handy nearby transport and services facts ;

The nearest train station to Buckden is Huntingdon, around 3 miles away. The closest airport to Buckden is Cambridge City Airport.

Hinchingbrooke Huntingdon is the most convenient hospital.


How do I get the best rates for conveyancing in Buckden for a £252,000 house?


The lack of clarity surrounding this point affects many buyers who opted for a very cheap quote, only to be stung later in the conveyancing process. Many firms advertise so-called 'the cheapest conveyancing quotes', however additional fees are often hiding in the small print. Any extra costs found in terms of engagement should be reasonable. They be applied only where the lawyer is required to complete extra work , which could not be anticipated at the start of the process. Homeward Legal quotes are not estimates, and offer a clear statement of your legal fees for a standard conveyancing transaction.


Which parts of Buckden are safeguarded by a conservation area?


Parts of Buckden considered be of architectural merit, like mining villages, may be registered as conservation areas. Buckden itself is named as a conservation area. Living in a conservation area can mean protection against unsympathetic development, but the restrictions may impose liability on a buyer for unauthorised alterations made by previous owners. A solicitor will confirm potential liability for unauthorised works.


Is a postage, photocopying and phone calls fee a fee or disbursement?

Comparing quotes is not always straightforward, given the different terminology. This cost is a fee not a disbursement. It should be included in your quote.


What can I do to hold off paying for stamp duty?


Stamp duty is generally due for purchases sold for over 125,000 pounds. Stamp duty reduction scheme must be treated with caution by purchasers in Buckden. Such schemes are costly and HMRC may challenge a scheme up to six years later meaning that the full stamp duty amount, interest and additional fines will be imposed.


Will the Buckden solicitor report back on the risk of flooding around Buckden?


A vital step in the conveyancing procedure involves the lawyer carrying out environmental searches that set out certain details with respect to Buckden flooding. Furthermore a property solicitor in Buckden might propose a substantially more involved local Buckden area flood risk search.


What is the explanation why conveyancing for a purchase requires weeks?


The legal work undertaken to transfer a property in Buckden could be delayed even in ideal circumstances. Sometimes, these delays are beyond the solicitors' influence, Homeward Legal, however, know how much extra stress these can cause and endeavour to reduce the consequences of these delays if it can be achieved by pushing all parties involved.


We are buying on a former industrial site. What should we do regarding copper (Cu) soil contamination?


The risks posed by soil contamination to Buckden inhabitants are usually low. Various bodies hold data on land contaminants affecting Buckden, including local authorities.


Our estate agent has put forward a lawyer. Is it a good idea to use this solicitor?


Both agents and mortgage brokers may refer a conveyancer, however, such referrals should be compared against alternatives, such as local solicitors, or firms found online, as some agents may 'recommend' the firm which pays to the largest referral fee, not the most suitable for you.