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Conveyancing in Ashford Kent Q & A's

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Ask Lorraine a question lorraine@homewardlegal.co.uk

Updated: 22/10/17

Thinking of moving to Ashford Kent? Useful local Ashford Kent travel and services information -

Commuters are well served with Ashford Kent ideally situated with very convenient motorway access nearby at inside 1 mile off the M20 Junction 9 Eastbound.

Ashford Kent's nearest airport is Lydd Airport. Rochester Airport is 22 miles away. The nearest train station to Ashford Kent is Ashford Domestic.

Ashford, William Harvey is the nearest hospital.

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I need an affordable Ashford Kent conveyancing estimate. What do I need to check for?

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Many firms claim to offer supposedly cheap conveyancing, but extra costs are frequently hidden in the small print. This small print is often not read by buyers and sellers in a hurry. Extra fees ought to be fair and reasonable. The Homeward Legal quote calculator will confirm the exact legal fees based on the property you are buying.

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Would getting a property survey be required when we are buying a property?

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The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors advise that you book a house survey when buying in Ashford Kent. A wide range of problems can affect a property, such as poor drainage or poor ventilation. These will not be reported on by a solicitor.

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What does charge for the conveyancing searches in Ashford Kent come to?

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The cost of conveyancing searches does vary. In Ashford Kent, the standard bundle of searches included a mining search and a local authority search.

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How many mortgage lenders in Ashford Kent do you work with?

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We are able to work with the majority of lenders providing financing to Ashford Kent home purchasers. Local mortgage lenders and brokers include Independent Mortgage Centre, 69 High St, Ashford, TN24 8SF, First Class Mortgage Solutions, 67 High St, Ashford, TN24 8SG, and Stewart Financial Solutions Ltd, 4 Middle Row, Ashford, TN24 8SQ.

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What is the council tax on a period terraced Band A property in Ashford Kent?

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Frequently the conveyancing report on title will cover the appropriate Ashford council tax band. Up-to-date rates for homes in Ashford Kent are tabled on the Ashford local authority site. Currently on 24 June 2012 rates are as follows:

  • Band A - £942.00
  • Band B - £1,099.00
  • Band C - £1,256.00
  • Band D - £1,413.00
  • Band E - £1,727.00
  • Band F - £2,042.00
  • Band G - £2,356.00
  • Band H - £2,827.00

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When in the conveyancing process do we need to speak to a conveyancer?

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If you use a conveyancing firm offering a 'no move, no fee' guarantee, the earlier, the better. The legal work can then start very early in the process. Early instruction of a solicitor for a purchase allows you can shave days off the process by having the details of your instructed solicitor ready when you make an offer, or, if you are selling a property, documents can be prepared earlier, considerably accelerating the whole process.

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What does a Ashford Kent property solicitor do if the house I hope to invest in is in a registered conservation area and has unauthorised stone cladding installed?

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The property lawyer will carry out searches determine if the property is located within a designated conservation area, and if so whether any alterations have the necessary permission from the Ashford planning authority.

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We ideally need to complete on the sale of our co-owned maisonette quickly, are you especially fast Ashford Kent solicitors ?

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Homeward Legal takes a take charge approach to completing the legal process for movers to meet the sellers needs.

Our solicitors approach to conveyancing is different - we use leading edge document and form assembly systems .

We also allocate customers a SRA solicitor who will exert pressure with the entire buyer and seller chain like other buyers and sellers, to get a fast exchange of contracts.