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Conveyancing in Ash Q & A's

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Ask Lorraine a question lorraine@homewardlegal.co.uk

Updated: 15/04/17

Are you thinking of re-locating to the area? Some handy local Ash travel and public service facts ;

The closest station to Ash is Ash. The closest airport to Ash is Farnborough (TAG London) Airport (3 miles). Heathrow Terminals 1 2 3 Airport is 20 miles, Heathrow Terminal 5 Airport is 19 miles, Gatwick North Terminal Airport is 25 miles, Heathrow Terminal 4 Airport is 19 miles, White Waltham Airport is 18 miles and Blackbushe Airport is 8 miles away.

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Ash area information

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Aldershot Military Museum Hampshire Passport and The Farnborough Air Sciences Trust Aviation Museum are around Ash.

The neighbouring hospital for Ash is Farnham Community.

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How do I get the best conveyancing rates for a £665,000 property?

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Several law firms advertise cheap conveyancing quotes. Often additional fees will be included in small print which homeowners may have not read carefully Charges included in terms of engagement should be reasonable. Your quote ought to define costs to be paid to third parties, such as the Land Registry, (disbursements).

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Which local authority is responsible for Ash?

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Ash is located in Sevenoaks District Council, Council Offices, Argyle Road, Sevenoaks, Kent, TN13 1HG, Tel: 01732 227 000

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How could sale conveyancing legal work have so many delays?

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The conveyancing process could be lengthy for many reasons. The causes can unfortunately be out of the conveyancing solicitor's hands. We work hard to minimise the effect of these delays by chasing for prompt responses. There are numerous reasons for delay, such as slow solicitors acting for the other side.

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What kind of local environmental checks as respects the uncertain risk of flooding in the Surrey area will the conveyancer in Ash actually conduct?

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An essential component in the legal procedure of purchasing a property involves your conveyancing solicitor making an application for conveyancing searches (environmental) that set out some details with regard to Ash flood risk.

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We are buying on a brownfield site. Is the soil possibly contaminated by waste minerals like nickel (Ni)?

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Ash and the surrounding region has a legacy of chemical contamination. Various bodies hold data on land contaminants affecting Ash, including local authorities.

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What will the council tax cost for a Thirties Band A maisonette in Ash?

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The relevant council tax band will almost always be given in the report on title along with the local authority. Up-to-date rates for residents of Ash are listed online at the Sevenoaks local authority website. As at (20 December 2012) band rates are:

  • Band A - £1,002.00
  • Band B - £1,169.00
  • Band C - £1,336.00
  • Band D - £1,503.00
  • Band E - £1,837.00
  • Band F - £2,171.00
  • Band G - £2,505.00
  • Band H - £3,006.00

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Of main Ash lenders, which firms are on your panel?

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Our solicitors have experience working with the majority of lenders who are Council of Mortgage Lenders-approved. A number of mortgage specialists operate in Ash, including Baldwin Colin, Drovers Way, Ash Green, Aldershot, GU12 6HY, Sewell Kevin, Sands Rd, Farnham, GU10 1PX, and Smaart Associates Ltd, Sandy Farm/Sands Rd, Farnham, GU10 1PX.

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In relation to the fact that 2012 was second wettest year since on record, I am wondering whether flood risk searches might not be exacting enough?

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Your conveyancing solicitor in Ash will consider apply for flood risk searches (Landmark database search) if the standard searches identifies a significant risk of flooding in Ash.

You might be able to also contact a neighbour of the property to get further assurance.

 
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