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Conveyancing in Batheaston Q & A's

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Updated: 21/07/17

Are you thinking of re-locating to Batheaston? Relevant local transport and public service facts -

Batheaston's closest train station is Bath Spa at 3 miles. The nearest airport to Batheaston is Bristol Airport (17 miles).

Royal National For Rheumatic Diseases Bath is the nearest hospital.

Q.

What are the best conveyancing rates for a £256,000 property?

A.

Many online and high street conveyancers offer so-called cheap conveyancing, but additional charges may be added into small print. This small print is often not read by property buyers and sellers in a hurry. Any disbursements must also be stated on a quote Any additional charges found in terms and conditions should be fair and be applicable if the lawyer must perform additional tasks on your behalf, which could not be anticipated at the start of the process.

Q.

Does my Batheaston lawyer inform me about the cost of council tax for a Band E house prior to completion?

A.

A property solicitor will write to the council to ascertain the current council tax rates, which will subsequently be detailed in the conveyancing report on title. Council tax rates for homes in Batheaston are set out in detail at the Wiltshire council website. On 31 August 2012 rates for all bands are:

  • Band A - £1,010.00
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  • Band B - £1,179.00
  • Band C - £1,347.00
  • Band D - £1,515.00
  • Band E - £1,852.00
  • Band F - £2,189.00
  • Band G - £2,525.00
  • Band H - £3,031.00

Q.

Which factors can contaminate land in Batheaston. Will they be checked for thoroughly?

A.

Property in Batheaston is contaminated by several environmental concerns. Contaminants like pollution incidents or air pollution should be considered as part of the appropriate search.

Q.

Which Batheaston lenders do you work with?

A.

We are able to work with the bulk of lenders approved by the CML. A number of mortgage specialists operate in Batheaston, including Simply Mortgages (UK), 3 Fountain Buildings, Bath, BA1 5DU, and Edison Ford, 246 High St, Batheaston, Bath, BA1 7RA. Your solicitor will be able to state specific lenders' requirements.

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Is barium (Ba) soil contamination likely in Batheaston?

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Metal contamination may have occurred throughout Batheaston, but some extreme cases may be deemed an unsafe risk. Data on many contaminants, such as disinfection by-products, will be included in an environmental search.

Q.

May the conveyancing charges cover any hidden charges?

A.

Our solicitors never hide any hidden extra charges. Be aware that some solicitors' firms will give a low estimate, not an accurate quote. The bill you receive on completion can be much greater.

Q.

How much does my searches cost?

A.

With Homeward Legal, Batheaston clients are charged at most £249 for searches. Searches are will be charged at cost.

Q.

Should I employ the conveyancing solicitor who generally works with by the estate agent in Syston?

A.

Many estate agents have arrangements with solicitors whereby they refer work to them. These referrals must be compared with other local solicitors, or better-value firms found online, as it may be the case that the agent recommends the solicitor willing to pay the highest referral fee, not the best value for you.

 
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