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Conveyancing in Hawkhurst Q & A's

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Updated: 22/10/16

Living in the Hawkhurst area? ;

The nearest airport to Hawkhurst is Lydd Airport. Rochester Airport is 21 mile away and the closest station to Hawkhurst is Etchingham.

Hawkhurst Cranbrook is the neighbouring hospital.


How do I find a cheap solicitor quote to buy leasehold property?


Many solicitors claim to offer supposedly cheap conveyancing, but additional fees are often hiding in the solicitor's terms of engagement. Any costs which are listed in your solicitor's terms should be fair and reasonable. The disbursements to be paid should also be clearly stated on a conveyancing quote


My husband and I are buying in Hawkhurst. Can we check that the house is in a designated conservation area?


With 9000 such areas throughout England, the neighbourhoods located near Hawkhurst will include a number of conservation areas. The local authority will be able to offer more information about local conservation areas, and the solicitor handling your purchase address the consequences of purchasing property in a conservation area.


For a property valued at £978k. How is stamp duty calculated?


Stamp Duty will depend on the purchase price. It will be £39120 on a £978k house or flat in Hawkhurst.*

*Accurate June 2012


Does 'fixtures and fittings' include things like light switches?

Buyers in Hawkhurst will often be frustrated with the lack of formality over fixtures and fittings. To avoid confusion, a list should be agreed by both sides, saving heartache once the sale is completed.


In the next month we are looking to move from our terraced residence in Hawkhurst into a property in Faversham , when to choose a removals firm?


We will recommend that buyers and sellers wait until such time as exchange of contracts as in advance of this commonly a moving date wont have been settled.

Speak to Compass, Horns Hill, Hawkhurst, Cranbrook, TN18 4XG on 01580 754391.


We are planning to buy a house. Is it that important that searches are performed?


These searches are an accepted set of questions ordered by the purchaser's property solicitor. These searches do give much needed information and context, but only deal with legal facets of the purchase.


Do you need searches for chancel liability? I am buying a property next to a priory in Hawkhurst.


There are over 15,000 ecclesiastical parishes across England and Wales. Property owners within some of these may be required to subsidise the repair of a local church. Liability has the potential to impact the value of a property, but insurance is available should an obligation to fund repairs be enforced. Hawkhurst churches where chancel liability may apply include St Laurence.


How look for check out if the Hawkhurst conservation area is neglected?


English Heritage, a government body, have put together a detailed list on the state of conservation areas in Hawkhurst and throughout England along with the trend. Local conservation areas are designated by the local authority (Tunbridge Wells) who are responsible for the state of the area including things like neglected buildings, satellite dishes and trees.