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Conveyancing in Axminster Q & A's

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Ask Lorraine a question lorraine@homewardlegal.co.uk

Updated: 19/01/18

Are you planning to moving to the Axminster area? Pertinent regional public service information -

Axminster's closest airport is Exeter International Airport. and Axminster's closest station is Axminster.

Axminster is a nearby hospital to Axminster.

Q.

How do I find a cheap solicitor in Axminster for purchasing a new build home?

A.

Various conveyancers offer so-called 'the cheapest conveyancing'. However extra charges may be added into small print. Busy, stressed buyers ignore these terms at their peril. A quote should state the disbursements to be paid. Any extra costs should be fair. They be applicable if your lawyer is required to complete extra work on your behalf, which could not be anticipated at the start of the process.

Q.

The ground-floor flat being purchased is on a former industrial site. Can the top-soil still be contaminated?

A.

There are legislative rules in place to curtail soil contamination. Other sources of contaminated land include groundwater contaminants like solvents and acidic compounds.

Q.

For the purchase, my mortgage lender, we have chosen Market Harborough Building Society, what will I need to be aware of?

A.

When arranging a mortgage, legal work must be undertaken in relation to the mortgage. Some lenders have reduced the number of firms able to act for them. Homeward Legal will act on behalf of all large mortgage lenders so that the buyer will not have to pay an additional fee for your lender's solicitor.

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Will the report on the property's title compiled by the Axminster conveyancing solicitor detail the amount of the council tax for a Band G building before exchange of contracts?

A lawyer will contact the relevant West Dorset local council to discover the currently applicable council tax band and rates, which will subsequently be added to the conveyancer's title report. The latest tax rates for Axminster are tabled online at the West Dorset local authority website. On (28 June 2012) band rates are:

  • Band A - £1,069.00
  • Band B - £1,247.00
  • Band C - £1,425.00
  • Band D - £1,604.00
  • Band E - £1,960.00
  • Band F - £2,316.00
  • Band G - £2,673.00
  • Band H - £3,207.00

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What particular property searches should the solicitor in Axminster order when buying a Axminster property?

A.

The common legal protocol will be to obtain the following Local Authority, Drainage Search (Con29DW), Environment Search, Tin Search and Clay Search as well as any specific local Axminster searches for instance Planning report.

Q.

Which elements are key to arrange a fast conveyancing process?

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Importantly, a fast conveyancing transaction is essential to is to employing a proactive lawyer. Ask these questions when identifying your conveyancer:

  • Do they offer 'instant' online quotes?
  • What methods of communication do they use? Posting documents can adds days of waiting to a purchase.
  • Do they offer 'no move, no fee' protection? This can incentivise a faster transaction.

Q.

Which local authority looks after Axminster?

A.

Axminster is located in East Devon District Council, Council Offices, Knowle, Sidmouth, Devon, EX10 8HL, phone: 01395 516 551

Q.

How much can our searches be?

A.

Searches in Axminster ranges in cost, depending on the particular searches ordered. Searches are disbursements paid to a third party, and are not included in the quoted conveyancing fees.