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Updated: 25/10/16

Sewardstonebury data:

Sewardstonebury's closest airport is London City Airport. Heathrow Terminals 1 2 3 Airport is 21 mile s, London Heliport Airport is 11 miles s, Heathrow Terminal 5 Airport is 22 miles, Heathrow Terminal 4 Airport is 21 mile s, Northolt Jet Centre Airport is 17 miles, Elstree Airport is 14 miles, London Biggin Hill Airport is 18 miles and Stansted Airport is 24 miles away and the nearest station to Sewardstonebury is Wood Street, around 1 mile away.

Commuters are well catered for with Sewardstonebury ideally situated with very good road access nearby at roughly 3m of the M11 Junction 4 Northbound.

Whipps Cross University Walthamstow is the closest hospital for Sewardstonebury.


How do we get low cost conveyancing in Sewardstonebury?


Many property lawyers promote cheap conveyancing. However extra costs will be included in small print, left unread by preoccupied buyers and sellers Extras should be fair. Our quotes are not estimates, stating all the solicitors fees you will pay for a standard sale or purchase.


We plan to complete on around 22nd May, how is stamp duty calculated?


The Stamp Duty that will be due is calculated with reference to the purchase price. Stamp duty will be £12600 on a £420k property.*

*Source:, February 2013


What kind of additional enquiries in connection with the risk and history of a flood in Waltham Forest will my Sewardstonebury conveyancing solicitor scrutinise for an Edwardian home I am going to purchase?


Your conveyancer will apply for environmental searches that will include Sewardstonebury area flood risk information. A substantially more specific Waltham Forest database search (e.g Homecheck) will typically be proposed by a qualified conveyancer in Sewardstonebury if the results of the environmental search identify a potential flood risk to the Edwardian home.


What are our options if buying a terraced house inside a Enfield planning authority conservation area ?


An integral part of the property legal involves the ordering of searches of Enfield planning authority to identify conservation area status and permission for any modifications. LLC1 searches

are not fees and are charged at cost to the buyer.Should no local authority consents be available your conveyancing solicitor will recommend the options which may include seeking cover from an indemnity insurance or requesting retrospective permission.


Property environmental searches are computed from past information and given recent flooding for example the fact that 2012 was second wettest year since 1920 are they still appropriate to determine sufficient information about the local Sewardstonebury flood risk?


A qualified conveyancing solicitor in Sewardstonebury will consider carry out environmental searches if the standard searches establishes a local Sewardstonebury flood risk.

For more peace of mind it may be sensible to get in touch with a local resident.


Should I read about DIY conveyancing when buying and selling a maisonette , Would it be a money saving idea to do the all of the legal work myself?


There are no arguments why a home mover should not embark on the greater majority of the legal work without an instructed conveyancing solicitor in Sewardstonebury.

The truth is however that a property solicitor in Sewardstonebury takes care of a huge number of skilled tasks including raising additional enquiries and ensuring listed building alterations are compliant most of which need training.

Critically DIY lawyers do not have sufficient indemnity cover which qualified solicitors are obligated to be covered by.


If I plan to purchase near Sewardstonebury, in the parish of Hampstead, do we need a chancel search?


The Sewardstonebury conveyancing solicitor may suggest that a chancel search is ordered, whichever parish in which the home being purchased is located. Although some Parochial Church Councils (PCCs) have decided to impose chancel repairs on the current owners of lay rectorships, it is not possible to be certain that a parish which has not been subject to chancel liability in the past will continue to be unaffected.


Do you recommend that we get a chancel search? I am buying on the same street as land owned by the church in Sewardstonebury.


Property owners in Sewardstonebury may be subject to chancel repair liability. Following a change in the law, interest over any affected land must be registered by October 2013. This will make it easier to identify affected property through a chancel search. The solicitor acting on your behalf will confirm that a chancel search is appropriate.