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Conveyancing in Falmouth Q & A's

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Updated: 23/10/16

Read about the Falmouth area ;

Falmouth's closest airport is Newquay Airport. Penzance Airport is 21 mile and away. Falmouth's closest train station is Falmouth Town, Car Access.


Falmouth attractions and landmarks


St Anthony Head National Trust , St Anthonys Lighthouse, Pendennis Castle English Heritage and St Mawes Castle English Heritage are around Falmouth.

The closest hospital is Budock Falmouth.


We need to find a fixed rate conveyancing quote. What are the risks?


Numerous property lawyers advertise theoretically cheap conveyancing quotes, but extra fees may increase your final invoice. Any fees should be reasonable and clear. They only apply in cases where your conveyancer must complete unanticipated additional work , which could not be anticipated at the start of the process. Any disbursements to be paid ought to be defined on your conveyancing quote. Our quotes are not estimates, stating all the solicitors fees you will pay for a standard sale or purchase.


We are buying on a brownfield site. Can the top-soil still be contaminated?


Soil contamination by industrial waste, including metals, will have occurred in parts of Falmouth. Environment search results will factor contaminants, including metals and others such as groundwater contamination.


What local factors can impact land in Falmouth. Will they be checked for comprehensively?


Numerous of contaminants caused by environmental factors may reduce the value of land in Falmouth, and an environmental search will confirm that a property is affected by contaminants in the area like nearby waste management facilities. Contamination can be caused by local waste sites, including Land/ Premises At, Cornwall, TR11 5DA.


What specific property conveyancing searches should a conveyancing solicitor in Falmouth apply for when acting on a Falmouth flat?


The routine procedure will be to get Local Authority (council), Drainage and Water Search (CON29DW or personal), Environmental, Tin Mining Search and China Search and, depending on certain criteria, less common searches, which may include a Official Search of whole without priority.


We are intending to buy a 1940s house within a conservation area, how do I locate more details in relation to the standard of upkeep?


English Heritage have conducted a survey and created a list of the condition of conservation areas.

Conservation areas are set up by the local authority (Cornwall) who administer everything from property boundaries to the halting of ugly shop fronts.


As a consequence of the extensive flooding in Sept 2012 in South West England we are wondering whether environmental searches might not be thorough enough?


Conveyancing and environmental searches carried out by a Falmouth solicitor will include a far more rigorous flood search if the risk warrants it.

You could also try to converse with a local resident to get extra local information.


What is the council tax on a converted Band A property in Falmouth?


You should be briefed about your new homes council tax band with the conveyancing report on title. The latest tax charges for homes in Falmouth are set out on the Cornwall local authority website. Currently on 31 January 2013 rates are:

  • Band A - £979.00
  • Band B - £1,142.00
  • Band C - £1,305.00
  • Band D - £1,468.00
  • Band E - £1,794.00
  • Band F - £2,120.00
  • Band G - £2,446.00
  • Band H - £2,936.00


Which local authority is responsible for Falmouth?


Falmouth is located in Cornwall Council, County Hall, Treyew Road, Truro, TR1 3AY, contact: 0300 1234 100