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Updated: 17/10/16

Local information

Littleport's closest train station is Littleport and the closest airport to Littleport is Cambridge City Airport.

Princess Of Wales Ely is a nearby hospital to Littleport.


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


Many online and high street firms purport to offer supposedly 'the cheapest conveyancing quotes'. Unfortunately additional costs can inflate your solicitor's invoice. Our quotes clearly state the solicitors' fees for a standard conveyancing transaction.


Please recommend how to get out of paying stamp duty tax?


Stamp duty mitigation is not advised when buying in Littleport, as such schemes are costly and the HMRC can review a scheme up to 6 years after a sale is completed .


If I am purchasing in Littleport, do we need a chancel search?


In Littleport, some owners can be required to contribute towards the cost of maintenance of local churches. Parochial Church Councils in Littleport must register their interest over property by October 2013, simplifying the chancel search process. A conveyancing lawyer will be able to advise as to whether a chancel search is necessary, and recommend suitable insurance. Ecclesiastical properties in this area which may give rise to chancel liability include St George's Parish Church.


Are we advised to get a chancel search if I plan to purchase in the parish of Knapwell?


Regardless of the Littleport parish you are purchasing in, the solicitor could advise that a chancel search be ordered.

In Littleport's much older areas, chancel repair may be apportioned on new owners of a property where parish councils have not imposed the same liability on the last owners. It is not safe to rely on the historical behaviour of the parish council alone as a guide.


How can my solicitor in Littleport report back on the risk and history of floods at Littleport?


An experienced conveyancing lawyer makes an application for conveyancing searches that should include Littleport flood risk information.


Are your recommend solicitors able to 1 month completions on the conveyancing of property auction properties in Littleport?


We deal with auctions throughout the UK and regularly do the legal work for auction buyers and sellers. It is a shrewd move bidders to instruct an affordable solicitors practice as early as possible to allow sufficient time for an investigation of the sellers pack prior to the day of bidding.

Post actual auction your appointed property conveyancing lawyer is fully geared up to finishing all of the legal work within the usual 28 days as conventionally required .


As a result of the fact that an estimated 2 8m people are at risk from surface flooding I am wondering whether flood searches won't be thorough enough?


A qualified solicitor in Littleport will advise you to get additional flood searches if the standard search flags up any kind of the local Littleport flood risk

Sometimes home buyers to contact a neighbour for additional peace of mind.


Do we need to get a Homebuyer Report for our house purchase?


The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors strongly advise that purchasers book a RICS surveyor to carry out a survey. There can be many problems that can negatively affect a property, which are not included in your mortgage lender's valuation. These include flat roof leaks and subsidence.