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Conveyancing in Bourton on the Water Q & A's

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Ask Lorraine a question lorraine@homewardlegal.co.uk

Updated: 26/04/17

Moving into a house in Bourton on the Water? Helpful local public service facts and figures -

Kingham train station is around 6 miles from Bourton on the Water. The closest airport to Bourton on the Water is Gloucester Airport. Kidlington Airport is 20 miles, and Defford Airport (disused) Airport is 22 miles away.

Moore Bourton on the Water is the neighbouring hospital.

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Although there are lots of £99 fixed quotes online, how do we find a reputable one? I need fixed rate conveyancing.

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Confusion over this point catches out many buyers, and can leave them paying far more in fees than they budgeted, and many solicitors advertise 'the cheapest conveyancing quotes'. Unfortunately additional charges are frequently hidden in the terms and conditions that buyers often do not check. The disbursements to be paid ought to be listed on your conveyancing quote. We provide quotes, not estimates, and clearly state the fees for a standard conveyancing.

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Will the Bourton on the Water conveyancing solicitor get any searches on the Gloucestershire Regency end-of-terrace home I am buying?

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The routine procedure will be to get these searches - Local Authority, Drainage and Water Search (CON29DW or personal) and Environmental and occasionally special local Bourton on the Water searches such as HS2 report.

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What are Bourton on the Water 'conveyancing searches'?

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Searches are enquiries ordered by the conveyancing lawyer with local and national organisations, such as a gypsum search. These are unable to address physical defects.

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In 3 months we are shortly going to be moving from our semi detached residence in Bourton on the Water into our new abode in Bishops Cleeve at what point to appoint a house removal firm?

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Most property lawyers tend to recommend that you wait until such time as exchange of contracts as beforehand generally an absolute home moving date wont have been set. Some removals companies will charge a re booking penalty . For a local Gloucestershire company H & H Transport (UK) Ltd, Unit 78 Rissington Business Park, Upper Rissington, Cheltenham, GL54 2QB on 01451 820600.

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How can the Bourton on the Water lawyer advise me on the risk of flooding in the Bourton on the Water area for an investment property I am intending to buy?

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An experienced conveyancing solicitor makes an application for standard protocol environmental searches that will include Bourton on the Water flood risk area information.

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Why does conveyancing for a purchase go on for so long? We had a rather slow firm the last time we moved.

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The conveyancing process in Bourton on the Water could be subject to numerous interruptions or delays. We endeavour to curtail the burden of these delays whenever it is possible by proactively handling all enquiries. Common delays can include difficulties with mortgage finance.

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What will the cost of the searches come to?

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Searches range in cost. Commonly ordered searches include a chancel liability search and a mining search.

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What will the council tax cost on a Fifties Band G apartment in BourtOn the Water?

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Your relevant band will, more often than not, be given within the conveyancing report on title along with the local authority. The correct charges for BourtOn the Water are published at the Cotswold council website. As at, 22 July 2012, rates are as follows:

  • Band A - £994.00
  • Band B - £1,160.00
  • Band C - £1,325.00
  • Band D - £1,491.00
  • Band E - £1,822.00
  • Band F - £2,154.00
  • Band G - £2,485.00
  • Band H - £2,982.00

 
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