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Updated: 23/10/16

The nearest train station to Writtle is Chelmsford, about 2 miles away. Writtle's nearest airport is Stansted Airport (13 miles). London City Airport is 23 miles, London Airport is 17 miles and away.

St Johns Chelmsford is a nearby hospital for Writtle.


I am looking for an affordable conveyancing estimate. What do we need to consider?


Many online and high street solicitors offer cheap conveyancing quotes. Unfortunately extra fees are often hiding in the terms and conditions that unknowing homeowners have not reviewed A conveyancing quote ought to list any disbursements to be paid.


Should I employ the law firm that usually works with by the estate agent in Plympton?


Many agents in Plympton have arrangements with solicitors where they refer conveyancing clients to them. These referrals should be compared against alternatives, such as local solicitors, or firms found online, as an agent may decide to recommend the firm which pays to the largest referral fee, not the best value for you.


May the charges for our conveyancing for our Writtle move conceal any hidden costs?


No. Homeward Legal's solicitors do not hide any hidden extra charges for sale or purchase conveyancing.


If we are intending to buy in the parish of Mountnessing, should we order a chancel search?

Regardless of the Writtle parish you are buying in, the conveyancing solicitor might recommend that a chancel search is ordered. In Writtle's much older areas, chancel repair can be imposed on new owners of a building where Parochial Church Councils may have spared previous owners or tenants. In the event that chancel liability may apply, your solicitor might recommend insurance rather than pulling out of the purchase.


Where look for check out whether the conservation area is at risk?


English Heritage keep records about the state of repair of conservation areas along with the vulnerability to deterioration. Local conservation areas are created by the local authority (Chelmsford) who preserve the state of the area including things like traffic signs, loft extensions and area development.


How is Writtle contaminated land checked?


Property in Writtle is contaminated by a range of natural and human-influenced issues, like potentially contaminative use of nearby land and shallow mining. An environmental search will offer more detail.


Will property lawyer in Writtle order any searches on the Essex thirties mid terrace home I am purchasing


Standard procedure is to obtain Local Authority Search, Drainage and Water Search (CON29DW or personal) and Environment Search and perhaps less common searches e.g. a Chancel Repair Liability Search.


Property conveyancing searches may be standard procedure for home buyers but considering current events such as the terrible flooding in the UK in April 2012 are they sufficient to determine enough about the Writtle flood risk area?


A thorough property solicitor in Writtle will also get flood searches if the standard search establishes a risk of flooding in Writtle.

Why not speak to a local resident for that extra confidence.