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Conveyancing in Barkingside Q & A's

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Ask Lorraine a question lorraine@homewardlegal.co.uk

Updated: 17/01/17

Thinking of moving to Barkingside? Some pertinent local Barkingside transport and public service details:

Commuters are well served with Barkingside ideally situated with very convenient major road access within 2m of Junction 4 Northbound of the M11.

Seven Kings station is about 2 miles from Barkingside. The closest airport to Barkingside is London City Airport. Heathrow Terminals 1 2 3 Airport is 25 miles, London Heliport Airport is 14 miles, Heathrow Terminal 4 Airport is 25 miles, Northolt Jet Centre Airport is 21 mile s, Elstree Airport is 18 miles, Rochester Airport is 25 miles, London Biggin Hill Airport is 18 miles and Stansted Airport is 22 miles away.

King George Ilford is the neighbouring hospital.

Q.

I need to find a cheap solicitor for purchasing a residence. because we are on a limited budget.

A.

Many solicitors claim to offer cheap conveyancing quotes, however extra costs can inflate your solicitor's invoice. A quote must also state any disbursements.Our quotes clearly state all legal fees for a standard conveyancing transaction.

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Is contaminated land in Barkingside a problem?

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Residential property in Barkingside can be contaminated by numerous natural causes, and an environmental search should reveal whether a specific property may be affected by contaminants including masts or pylons and sand or clay quarries.

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What will the Barkingside property solicitor do when the flat I am planning to buy is in a conservation area and has conspicuous removal of chimney stacks added?

A.

Local authority Requisition for search and Official Certificate of Search conducted by your Barkingside conveyancing solicitor during the legal process should identify whether the Barkingside property a conservation area proof of local authority approval for additions to the property will be requested. Should no authority consents be produced, your Barkingside conveyancing solicitor will recommend the best alternative for example getting covered by an indemnity insurance or obtaining retrospective approval from the planning authority.

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Will you need to get a chancel search? I am buying in Barkingside.

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Chancel repair can require some Barkingside home owners to pay for maintenance of a church in the area. After the passing of an Act in 2002, interest over any affected land must be registered by October 2013. Your conveyancing solicitor can provide more details. Churches in Barkingside include Holy Trinity -, St Cedd, St George and St Laurence.

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Is there something I can do to avoid paying out for stamp duty on a residential property?

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Stamp duty is payable on homes over 125,000 pounds. Stamp duty reduction must be treated with caution, as such schemes are often uneconomical and , if a scheme is challenged, you can be fined up to 100% of the amount owed, in additional to the tax itself.

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How long on average should I expect it to take our assigned lawyer to exchange contracts the legal process for a detached fifties property?

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Completion can take anywhere between a month and 12 weeks dependent on any number of factors such as the efficiency of the vendor's conveyancing solicitor, or the communication, with managing agents. Our chosen property solicitors are extremely results-focused completing as quickly as we possibly can.

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For a fast completion on the purchase of a £ 213,000 property, what do we need to do?

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The key to buying faster is to instruct a proactive solicitor. There are several tasks you as the purchaser can do to get moving sooner. These include:

  • keeping in regular contact with your solicitor
  • quickly answering your solicitor's questions (by email if possible)
  • confirming your mortgage offer

Q.

Is zinc contamination found in Barkingside top-soil?

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Extensive measures are taken throughout Barkingside to identify and remediate top-soil contamination. Also considering issues such as acidic compounds, contaminants affecting Barkingside property will be factored into an environmental search.

 
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