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Updated: 23/10/16

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Bourne End station is around 1 mile from Flackwell Heath. The nearest airport to Flackwell Heath is Booker, Wycombe Air Park Airport. Heathrow Terminals 1 2 3 Airport is 14 miles, Luton Airport is 24 miles, London Heliport Airport is 25 miles, Heathrow Terminal 5 Airport is 13 miles, Farnborough (TAG London) Airport is 22 miles, Heathrow Terminal 4 Airport is 15 miles, Northolt Jet Centre Airport is 14 miles, Elstree Airport is 17 miles, White Waltham Airport is 8 miles, Blackbushe Airport is 20 miles and Booker Airport is 5 miles away.

Flackwell Heath is under 1m of the M40 Junction 3 Southbound.

Shelburne High Wycombe is the most convenient hospital.


We need a cheap solicitor quote for buying a house. How do we get a quote?


Numerous solicitors advertise theoretically 'the cheapest conveyancing'. Unfortunately extra fees are frequently hidden in the small print, left unregarded by busy property buyers and sellers Any disbursements should be included on your conveyancing quote. The Homeward Legal quote calculator will confirm the solicitors' fees, based on the property you are buying.


What does the Flackwell Heath property lawyer recommend if the home we are buying is in a South Bucks planning authority conservation area and turns out to have unseemly removal of chimney stacks installed?


South Bucks local authority search (LLC1 - Requisition for search and Official Certificate of Search) conducted by a property lawyer as part of the conveyancing should verify if the property is inside a conservation area and evidence of planning authority consent for changes to the property will be supplied. In the event that no local authority consents be available your Flackwell Heath conveyancing solicitor will advise you of the options which may include taking out an indemnity insurance policy or requesting retrospective consent from South Bucks planning authority.


What steps can we take to avoid paying stamp duty?

SDLT is generally due for homes sold for over £125,000. We do not recommend buyers risk any form of stamp duty mitigation. These schemes are often uneconomical and HMRC may challenge a scheme up to six years later. There have been a number of government initiatives, however, such as higher thresholds for first-time buyers. You will be able to confirm your eligibility for any such active initiatives with your solicitor..


What kind of local searches concerning the uncertain risk of local flooding in the Buckinghamshire region will the solicitor in Flackwell Heath be able to do?


A residential property conveyancing solicitor applies for standard conveyancing searches that should include Flackwell Heath historical flood risk information.


Which searches will the Flackwell Heath conveyancing solicitor carry out for a Flackwell Heath flat?


The normal legal protocol is to get Local Authority (personal or official), Drainage Search (Con29DW) and Environment Search and, depending on certain criteria, specific local Flackwell Heath searches for example Index Map Search.


We are buying on a Flackwell Heath ex-industrial site. It seems that arsenic soil contamination may be an issue.


Flackwell Heath and the surrounding region has a legacy of chemical contamination. Also considering issues such as groundwater contaminants like pesticides and radioactive waste, contaminants affecting Flackwell Heath property will be factored into an environmental search.


When do we need to instruct a conveyancing solicitor?


In the vast majority of cases, instructing as early as possible is better, as conveyancing involves a number of tasks that may be performed very early in the process. Early instruction of a conveyancing solicitor to act on your Flackwell Heath sale or purchase can reduce any chance of the purchase or sale stalling.


We plan to purchase a home in Little Linford. Will we need a chancel search?


A lawyer may suggest that a chancel search is ordered, whichever parish in which the house being purchased is located. In older areas of Flackwell Heath, chancel repair may be imposed on the owners of a house where parish councils may have spared previous owners or tenants. In the event that chancel liability may apply, your solicitor might recommend insurance rather than pulling out of the purchase.