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Updated: 15/10/16

Handy regional travel and public service details -

The closest train station to Cookham is Cookham, approximately 1 mile away. The closest airport to Cookham is White Waltham, Waltham Rd Airport. Heathrow Terminals 1 2 3 Airport is 13 miles, London Heliport Airport is 24 miles, Heathrow Terminal 5 Airport is 12 miles, Farnborough (TAG London) Airport is 20 miles, Heathrow Terminal 4 Airport is 14 miles, Northolt Jet Centre Airport is 13 miles, Elstree Airport is 18 miles, White Waltham Airport is 5 miles, Blackbushe Airport is 18 miles and Booker Airport is 6 miles away.

St Marks Maidenhead is the neighbouring hospital for Cookham.


How do we find the best rates for conveyancing for a £393,000 house?


Many online and high street conveyancers offer supposedly 'the cheapest conveyancing'. Unfortunately extra fees can increase your final invoice. A conveyancing quote must also state costs to be paid to third parties, such as the Land Registry, (disbursments).Homeward Legal quotes are not estimates, and offer a clear statement of your legal fees for a standard conveyancing transaction.


Which government body is obliged for safeguarding the state of repair of the conservation areas in Cookham?


Conservation areas are created by the local authority (Wycombe) who manage conservation area concerns from including things like new developments, satellite dishes and building materials used. English Heritage, a government body, keep a list of the state of conservation areas.


Do we need to get a building survey?


Homeward Legal firmly suggest that most Cookham buyers book a RICS surveyor to carry out a survey when you intend to buy in Cookham. It is a fact that there are a wide range of defects which affect a property, that will not be addressed during the conveyancing process, for example cracks in walls or chimney defects.


Doing your own conveyancing without a Cookham lawyer appears to be becoming possible when buying and selling a flat. Would it really be reasonable ?


There is no reason why a buyer should not take care of the legal work unaided.

That said, a lawyer takes care of a huge number of jobs ranging from interpreting replies to enquiries and applying for searches some of which really need a skilled professional. Furthermore lawyers always get the appropriate insurance to insulate you from any professional losses you encounter made by the lawyer.


When in the process do I need to get a conveyancing solicitor?


The straightforward answer is, the sooner the better. Early instruction of a solicitor to act on your Cookham sale or purchase for a sale enables prior to marketing the property, documents can be prepared to make it potentially more attractive to motivated buyers, whereas if you are buying you can shave days off the process by having the details of your instructed solicitor ready when you make an offer.


How long on average will it take my designated conveyancing solicitor to complete the legal formalities on a flat in a house we hope to buy?


It can take anywhere between one month and three months, which can be affected by a number of things for example the efficiency of the vendors lawyer, or the speed of your lender.


Which factors can impact land in Cookham, and should they be an issue?


A wide range of contaminants can lessen the desirability property in Cookham. Issues including landfill sites will be considered as part of the environmental searches.


The estate agent we are using in Hanworth has put forward the solicitors firm. Is it a good idea to use this firm?


It is common for estate agents to recommend a conveyancing solicitor, however, such referrals should be compared against alternatives, as some agents may 'recommend' whichever firm pays the most per referral, not the most suitable for you.