By Frances Traynor
20th April 2017
"Teamwork is critical for a faster completion."
If you are selling or buying a property in Benfleet, you will need to chose a property lawyer to take care of conveyancing work for you.
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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.Q.
Rayleigh Windmill, Hadleigh Castle Country Park Country Park and Watt Tyler Pitsea Country Park are around Benfleet.
The closest hospital is Basildon, University.Q.
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.Q.
Experienced buyers will tell you that a fast conveyancing transaction is key is to employing a experienced conveyancer. Consider the following:
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.
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.Q.
Property owners in a neighbourhood near a medieval church must contribute towards the cost of repairs, where chancel repair liability exists. A chancel search addresses if such a liability exists. The solicitor acting on your behalf will be able to advise as to whether a chancel search is necessary. Churches in Benfleet where chancel liability may apply include New Thundersley St George.Q.
The Stamp Duty Land Tax owed is based on the purchase price. It is £27720 on a £693k property.Q.
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.Q.
Your property solicitor will approach the council to reveal the applicable council tax band and rates, which should be written in the title report. Up-to-date rates for properties in Benfleet are tabled online at the Castle Point local authority website. At the time of writing on 14 July 2012 the rates are: