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Conveyancing in Northamptonshire Q & A's

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Updated: 15/10/16

Local points of interest in Northamptonshire

Boughton House Historic Houses Association and Boughton House Historic Houses Association are close to Northamptonshire.

Kettering train station is around 1 mile from Northamptonshire. The nearest airport to Northamptonshire is Turweston Aerodrome Airport (29 miles).

The closest hospital to Northamptonshire is St Marys Kettering.


There are lots of 'cheap' offers, but how do we find a good one? We need a discount conveyancing quote in Northamptonshire.


Numerous property lawyers advertise cheap conveyancing quotes, but additional costs will be included in the small print. Busy, stressed buyers ignore these terms at their peril. Any additional costs listed in terms of engagement needs to be reasonable and come into force only if the lawyer is required to complete unexpected extra work in your interest, which could not be anticipated at the start of the process. Based on the property you intend to buy, our online quote calculator will generate an accurate statement of conveyancing fees.


The purchase is completing next March, how is stamp duty rates determined?


The SDLT you pay will depend on the property's price. Stamp duty will be £53300 on a £1066000 property.


In what ways does my Northamptonshire solicitor report on the risk and history of possible flooding in Northamptonshire?


An essential part of the conveyancing process involved in buying a home involves the solicitor carrying out property environmental searches that give you detail with respect to Northamptonshire historical flood risk. In addition a property solicitor

in Northamptonshire will sometimes recommend a more specialist local Northamptonshire flood search.


What are Northamptonshire's conveyancing searches?


These searches are enquiries raised by the conveyancer with local and national organisations. You need to be aware that, these searches refer specifically to issues with the property's title.


I am on a deadline and need ensure fast conveyancing, what can we do to accelerate the conveyancing process?


Instructing a proactive property lawyer is crucial to a faster move. When choosing a property lawyer, : Are phone, fax and email their preferred methods of contact Will they order searches immediately? Was there a delay delivering a quote?


Is contaminated land a problem in Northamptonshire?


Property in Northamptonshire could be contaminated by many environmental concerns, such as other land contamination or sand or clay quarries. An environmental search can provide much more clarity.


The vendor has unfortunately fitted unsuitable stone cladding to the house in Northamptonshire which I think may violate local conservation area criteria


Your instructed solicitor will always ascertain if the property is located within a designated conservation area and whether any alterations have the appropriate permissions from the local planning authority.


Property conveyancing searches may be fine but in light of climate change for example the major flooding in Sept 2012 in the East Midlands are they sufficient to identify enough about the Northamptonshire future flood risk?


Conveyancing and environmental searches applied for by a solicitor in Northamptonshire should also include the far more detailed search (Landmark) if the risk is deemed significant.

If you remain still worried try to speak to a local resident.