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Conveyancing in Babbacombe Q & A's

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Ask Lorraine a question lorraine@homewardlegal.co.uk

Updated: 17/04/18

Thinking of re-locating to the Babbacombe area? Pertinent local Babbacombe public transport and public service facts -

Exeter International Airport is 18 miles from Babbacombe. Babbacombe's closest train station is Torre.

Mount Stuart Torquay is the most convenient hospital for Babbacombe.

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How do we get affordable conveyancing in Babbacombe?

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This issue catches out many buyers, and can leave them paying far more in fees than they budgeted. Many property lawyers advertise cheap conveyancing quotes, however additional fees may be added into the terms of engagement. Your quote should list the disbursements to be paid. Extrasfound in the terms should be reasonable and clear.

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Flood risk searches may be conveyancing protocol but with current events for example the widespread flooding in Sept 2012 in South West England are they actually good enough to ascertain sufficient information about the Babbacombe flood risk area?

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Conveyancing and environmental searches applied for by the solicitor in Babbacombe should also include a far more informative flood search if required.

It is not uncommon for buyers to get in touch with a neighbour of the property for additional extra local history.

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We are buying on a recently-developed brownfield land. Is the top-soil potentially contaminated?

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With the history of industry in parts of Babbacombe, soil contamination is impossible to completely avoid. Also considering issues such as water contaminants

such as organic compounds and trichloroethylene, contaminants affecting Babbacombe property will be factored into an environmental search.

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What sort of local authority searches in relation to the risk and history of flooding to properties in Devon will the conveyancing solicitor in Babbacombe actually conduct?

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An important part of the conveyancing protocol of purchasing a property involves your solicitor carrying out conveyancing searches that set out detail about the potential Babbacombe flood risk area. A more involved flood search (e.g Homecheck) might be advocated by a qualified conveyancing solicitor in Babbacombe if in the event that the environmental search show any risk of flooding.

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Do we need a chancel search if I am buying in the parish of Shirwell?

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The property solicitor should confirm that a chancel search is taken out. In older areas of Babbacombe, chancel repair can be imposed on the owners of a residence where Parochial Church Councils (PCCs) have not imposed the same liability on the last owners. In the event that chancel liability may apply, your solicitor might recommend insurance rather than pulling out of the purchase.

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Do you need searches for chancel liability? I am purchasing a Babbacombe apartment close by church land.

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As a result of chancel repair liability, the owners of property in Babbacombe which was once owned by a 'lay impropriators' can be liable for repairs to older church buildings. A chancel search is employed to check whether such a liability exists.

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Is a stock transfer form fee passed on at cost?

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Fees and disbursements ought to be clearly identified on your quote. This cost is a fee not a disbursement, and should be included in your quote.

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How much does my conveyancing searches in Babbacombe cost?

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Searches in Babbacombe ranges in cost. Searches are will be charged at cost.