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Conveyancing in West Croydon Q & A's

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Updated: 25/10/16

London Biggin Hill Airport is 5 miles from West Croydon. Heathrow Terminals 1 2 3 Airport is 18 miles, London City Airport is 11 miles s, London Heliport Airport is 9 miles, Heathrow Terminal 5 Airport is 20 miles, Gatwick South Terminal Airport is 15 miles, Gatwick North Terminal Airport is 15 miles, Heathrow Terminal 4 Airport is 18 miles, Northolt Jet Centre Airport is 20 miles, Elstree Airport is 23 miles and away. The nearest train station to West Croydon is South Croydon.

Shirley Oaks Croydon is the closest hospital.


How do we find a discount conveyancing estimate?


Various conveyancers purport to offer theoretically cheap conveyancing quotes. Unfortunately additional costs may pad the final bill. Based on the property you intend to buy, our online quote calculator will generate an accurate statement of conveyancing fees.


In respect to the Met Office warning of more intense rainfall in the future, we are wondering if property environmental searches might not be thorough enough?


A lawyer in West Croydon will consider also get rigorous conveyancing searches (environmental) if the standard searches spots a West Croydon flood risk area

You can always converse with a neighbour to gain further assurance.


What will the West Croydon conveyancing solicitor recommend if the home I want to buy is inside a Croydon council conservation area which has unseemly satellite dishes added?


Croydon planning authority Requisition for search and Official Certificate of Search conducted by a solicitor as part of the conveyancing should find out whether the West Croydon property a designated conservation area and any evidence of the appropriate permissions for additions to the property will be supplied.


I have read about conveyancing as a seller of a maisonette. Would it be insensible to do the conveyancing on a DIY basis myself?


If you are so inclined have a try you can practically look after the legal work without using a professional property solicitor in West Croydon. All conveyancing professionals would argue this is a risky course of action amateur lawyers might come a cropper the appropriate insurance cover which solicitors firms are duty bound to carry.


I am buying a £834000 home in West Croydon, how is stamp duty calculated?


The Stamp Duty Land Tax you must pay is calculated based on the purchase price of the property. For a home purchased for £834000, the SDLT rate is £33360 (information correct May 2012).


How much would the fee for our searches come to?


The cost of searches on a purchase in West Croydon varies greatly, subject to the searches your lender requires. These searches are disbursements paid to a third party.


Do you recommend that we get a chancel search when you are purchasing a West Croydon property on the same street as an ecclesiastical parish?


There are 15000 parishes throughout the UK. Property owners within some of these may be required to cover the cost of the repair of a local church. Liability has the potential to impact the value of a West Croydon property, but an indemnity policy may be available to protect the new owners.


For fast conveyancing to buy a £102,000 house, what can we do to speed up our transaction?


It is a truism that finding a proactive, diligent solicitor is crucial to a fast conveyancing transaction. There are a range of things you as the buyer could do to speed up the legal work. These include:

  • keeping in regular contact with the solicitor
  • quickly answering your solicitor's questions
  • organising your finances