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Conveyancing in Houghton Regis Q & A's

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Updated: 23/10/16

Commuting from Houghton Regis? ;

Houghton Regis is within 3m of the M1 junction entry 11 Northbound.

Houghton Regis's nearest airport is Luton Airport. Northolt Jet Centre Airport is 25 miles, Elstree Airport is 20 miles and Booker Airport is 24 miles away. Houghton Regis's closest station is Leagrave at 3 miles.

Luton & Dunstable is the closest hospital to Houghton Regis.


What will the overall charge be on the sale of a £98,000 home? We are looking for affordable conveyancing.


Various property lawyers promote so-called cheap conveyancing, but extra fees will be included in small print. Additional fees which are listed in terms of engagement needs to be reasonable and clear.


How do you work out Stamp Duty Land Tax, and how much should it be on a £263000 residential property?


Stamp Duty is dependent on several factors, including the value of the property, and whether it is in a 'disadvantaged area'. Stamp duty will be £7890 on a £263000 residential property in Houghton Regis (information correct January 2013).


Doing ones own conveyancing without the support of a conveyancing solicitor in Houghton Regis looks to be possible as a buyer of a maisonette. However, would it be a good economy ?


There are no arguments why you cannot undertake the majority of the legal process without a proficient Houghton Regis property solicitor. The truth is however that a property lawyer takes

care of a huge array of jobs ranging from chasing notices/share certificates and apportioning service charges most of which require adequate training. More importantly amateur lawyers will not be covered by suitable cover that all solicitors firms must carry.


Which local authority looks after Houghton Regis?


Houghton Regis is located in Luton Borough Council, Town Hall, George Street, Luton, Bedfordshire, LU1 2BQ, phone: 01582 546 000


I am hopefully going to sell our co-owned building in a property auction, does your firm work with any fast Houghton Regis conveyancing solicitors ?


Our solicitors take a speed focused approach to finishing the conveyancing work to suit a clients time frame.

Our company method is different as we use modern CMS systems .

Importantly we always allocate you a firm practiced at exert pressure to the whole property chain .


Is the High Speed Two line going to impact property in Alperton?


Yes. High Speed Two will affect numerous property in Alperton's local authority. After the announcement of the route, the mortgagability and value of some properties on the line has been affected.


Myself and my partner are purchasing a residence in Houghton Regis, and need to know if there are any conservation areas.


There are several conservation areas in or near Houghton Regis. Houghton Regis itself is named as a conservation area. Your conveyancing lawyer will be able to provide more details and address the consequences of purchasing property in a conservation area, regarding specific conservation areas in Houghton Regis.


How could the conveyancing process have so many delays?


Conveyancing could be delayed. We strive to minimise the burden of these delays where viable by, for example, ordering searches as early as possible. Reasons for delay may include difficulties with mortgage finance.