Is it advisable that I get a chancel search if you are buying next to parsonage land in Aldeburgh?
The result of Aston Cantlow (PCC) v Wallbank reaffirmed that 'lay impropriators' of property must contribute towards the cost of church repairs. Liability has the potential to impact the value of a property, but insurance is available should an obligation to fund repairs be enforced. Churches in the local area include St Peter & St Paul.
If I’m putting my furniture and other things in storage, will the process take longer?
There shouldn’t be any reason why your move would take longer than a standard removal if you are pitting your belongings into storage. In fact, in some instances, it might be beneficial for the chain and your completion on the sale, since you are likely to incur fewer delays in the process because you can put your furniture and other things in storage before the event.
Whatever your plans, it’s worth mentioning them to your conveyancing solicitor so that they know the logistics on the day of completion, and may even be able to provide advice and pointers on what to consider before the day to ensure things move more smoothly.
Should I select a property solicitor used by my local agent?
Your Aldeburgh agent will be able to pressure a law firm they refer a lot of work to, and can therefore encourage a slow solicitor to work faster. These referrals must be compared with other local solicitors, or better-value firms found online, as it may be the case that the agent recommends the firm which pays to the largest referral fee, not the law firm with the best reputation.
Is soil in Aldeburgh contaminated by antimony?
Restrictions exist to curtail soil contamination, decades after exposure the effect of some contaminants can be felt. Land may also be contaminated by other sources, including groundwater contamination.
Is gazumping frequent in Aldeburgh?
Gazumping arises when a property owner approves the 1st buyer's offer, only to later reject it in favour of a second buyer's offer. This could occur weeks into a sale. The danger of getting gazumped exists for almost any purchase. Instructing a property solicitor as soon as you can to handle your transaction should help to reduce the likelihood of gazumping.
I ideally want to exchange on the sale of a freehold flat within 4 weeks, are you extra fast Aldeburgh conveyancing solicitors ?
Homeward Legal has a highly proactive approach to finishing the conveyancing to meet the sellers requirements.
Our solicitors approach to conveyancing is different - we always use the latest conveyancing case management systems . Crucially , we always give you a firm prepared to communicate through every part of the chain .