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Conveyancing in Wincanton Q & A's

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Updated: 24/10/16

Bristol Airport is 26 miles from Wincanton. The nearest station to Wincanton is Templecombe, almost 4 miles away.

Ridley Day is the most convenient hospital for Wincanton.


How do we get the cheapest conveyancing solicitors?


This point catches out many sellers and buyers, and can leave them paying far more in fees than they budgeted, and many firms offer 'the cheapest conveyancing quotes', however extra charges will be included in the solicitor's terms of engagement. Your Wincanton conveyancing quote should also clearly state costs to be paid to third parties, such as the Land Registry, (disbursments).Get a quote using the Homeward Legal quote calculator for the property you are buying.


How do I avoid paying out for SDLT?


Stamp duty is usually due for houses priced at over 125,000 pounds. Stamp duty mitigation scheme should be treated with extreme caution, as such schemes are highly expensive and HMRC may challenge a scheme up to six years later.


The residence in Wincanton being bought is on a brownfield site. Could the top-soil be contaminated by industrial waste?


With the history of industry in parts of Wincanton, soil contamination cannot be totally avoided. Various bodies hold data on land contaminants affecting Wincanton, including local authorities.


Is simultaneous exchange and completion a disbursement or fee?

It is not always obvious if a charge is a fee or disbursement. This cost is a fee not a disbursement. It should be included in the quote for your conveyancing.


Which local authority is responsible for Wincanton?


Wincanton is located in South Somerset District Council, Council Offices, Brympton Way, Yeovil, Somerset, BA20 2HT, contact: 01935 462 462


I plan to purchase a property in Stowey. Do we need a chancel search?


A Wincanton conveyancing solicitor may suggest a chancel search. Chancel repair may be apportioned on owners of a house where church councils have not imposed the same liability on the last owners. In the event that chancel liability may apply, your solicitor might recommend insurance rather than pulling out of the purchase.


What sort of local searches in connection with the risk of a flood in the Somerset region will the Wincanton conveyancing solicitor actually conduct?


An important part of the legal process carried out when buying a property involves the conveyancing lawyer conducting environmental searches for information with respect to Wincanton flooding.


Is there anything we are supposed to do to make our Wincanton conveyancing faster?


Contacting a proactive solicitor is essential to buying faster. Furthermore, there are numerous things you, as the buyer, could do to speed up the legal work. These include:

  • answering any queries raised by your solicitor as soon as possible
  • confirming your mortgage offer
  • requesting regular updates from your solicitor and keep the pressure on