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Conveyancing in Ascot Q & A's

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Ask Lorraine a question lorraine@homewardlegal.co.uk

Updated: 29/11/16

Are you intending to moving to the Ascot area? Pertinent local travel and public service information -

The closest airport to Ascot is Blackbushe Airport (18 miles). Farnborough (TAG London) Airport is 22 miles, White Waltham Airport is 19 miles, and Booker Airport is 20 miles away. The nearest station to Ascot is Pangbourne, around 4 miles away.

West Berkshire Community Newbury is the most convenient hospital to Ascot.

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We need a fixed rate conveyancing estimate, we are on a tight budget.

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Numerous law firms promote cheap conveyancing quotes. Often extra costs are frequently hidden in the solicitor's terms. Our online calculator will create an accurate quote for your buy.

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Which government authority is under obligation for safeguarding the condition of neglect the conservation areas in Ascot?

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Local Ascot conservation areas are created by the local Windsor and Maidenhead planning authority, who administer the state of the area including things like plastic box signs, removal of existing windows and street furniture. Following a campaign, English Heritage maintain records of the state of repair of conservation areas in Berkshire and throughout England.

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How much does searches be?

The cost of searches will vary, depending on the searches required. Searches are charged 'at cost'.

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I am planning to buy in Ascot, and would like to verify that there are many conservation areas.

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Conservation areas specify neighbourhoods of historic or architectural significance. The advantages of these restrictions will include more aesthetically pleasant surroundings, but they can add to maintenance costs. Your solicitor will be able to advise further.

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How do we calculate stamp duty and how much should we pay on a £309000 property?

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Stamp Duty is dependent on the property's value. It is £9270 on a £309000 property (source: www.hmrc.gov.uk, 01/03/2013).

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Is contaminated land in Ascot an issue for homes?

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A range of contaminants caused by factors caused by man and by nature can lessen the desirability Ascot property, and factors including proximity to landfill sites or other sources of contaminated land should be considered as part of the appropriate search.

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What type of flood plain searches into the risk of floods in Berkshire will my property lawyer in Ascot do?

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An essential part of the conveyancing protocol involves the lawyer applying for property environmental searches that set out specific information on the Ascot flood risk. A more thorough flood search (e.g. Landmark) may be advocated by your property lawyer in Ascot if in the event that the initial searches show flood risk to the property.

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Which local authority looks after Ascot?

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Ascot is located in Windsor and Maidenhead Royal Borough Council, Town Hall, St Ives Road, Maidenhead, Berkshire, SL6 1RF, phone: 01628 683 800

 
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