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Conveyancing in Benfleet Q & A's

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Ask Lorraine a question lorraine@homewardlegal.co.uk

Updated: 17/01/17

Moving into a house in Benfleet? Practical local Benfleet transport and services facts ;

Benfleet train station is almost 1 mile from Benfleet and Benfleet's closest airport is London, Southend Airport. London City Airport is 23 miles, London Airport is 6 miles and Rochester Airport is 14 miles away.

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Local points of interest in Benfleet

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Rayleigh Windmill, Hadleigh Castle Country Park Country Park and Watt Tyler Pitsea Country Park are around Benfleet.

The closest hospital is Basildon, University.

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How do I find fixed rate conveyancing?

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Confusion over this matter catches out many homeowners, and can leave them paying far more in fees than they budgeted, and many solicitors promote 'the cheapest conveyancing quotes'. Unfortunately additional charges are often hiding in the small print. These terms are often ignored by excited homeowners, eager to get underway. Our quotes clearly state the solicitors' fees for a standard conveyancing transaction.

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Will property lawyer in Benfleet carry out any searches on the Essex period semi-detached property I am buying?

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The conventional legal protocol will be to obtain Local Authority Search, Drainage Search and Environment Search and occasionally less common searches, which may include a Index Map.

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I am shortly going to be moving from our terraced building in Benfleet to our new abode in Barkingside what is the right point to choose a home removal firm?

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Most property lawyers tend to advocate that home buyers and sellers hold off arranging removals until the point where contracts have exchanged has occurred as generally a definitive moving date wont have been formalised. Some firms add an additional a cancellation payment . Local removals firms include Mac Transport, 45 Woodlow, Benfleet, SS7 3RQ Call: 01268 771205 or Essex Moves, High Rd, Benfleet, SS7 5AD Telephone: 01268 758508.

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Having read about the fact that 2012 was second wettest year since on record, I am worried that conveyancing searches (environmental) may not be detailed enough?

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A thorough Benfleet lawyer will suggest that you get detailed environmental searches if the first searches determine a Benfleet flood risk.

Property purchasers sometimes converse with a neighbour for some additional comfort or nearby Essex flood damage business - try Service Master, 165 Church Rd, Benfleet, SS7 4EN Tel: 01268 792392.

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Which local authority is responsible for Benfleet?

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Benfleet is located in Rochford District Council, Council Offices, South Street, Rochford, Essex, SS4 1BW, contact: 01702 546 366

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Sudden financial circumstances dictate that we must to get our skates on and exchange on the sale of our renovated apartment very quickly, do Homeward Legal have any extra fast Benfleet solicitors ?

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Homeward Legal has a highly active modus operandi to finishing the conveyancing process for clients as fast as possible.

Homeward Legals CQS solicitors approach is to use new case management systems . Importantly , we provide you with a firm incentivised to communicate through all parts of the chain .

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What type of conveyancing searches in respect to the risk and history of local flooding in the Essex area will the property lawyer in Benfleet actually conduct?

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A conveyancer conducts standard formal environmental searches that incorporate Benfleet historical flood risk information. A more involved conveyancing search (e.g. Landmark) will typically be suggested by the conveyancer in Benfleet if in the event that the environmental search highlight a flood risk.

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Our estate agent has offered the conveyancing solicitor that they have used before. Will it be faster to use them?

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An agent in Hilton will push a conveyancer. These referrals need to be weighed up against alternatives, including online or local firms, as some agents may 'recommend' the solicitor willing to pay the highest referral fee, not the law firm with the best reputation.

 
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