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Conveyancing in Brantham Q & A's

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Updated: 14/01/17

Moving into a home in Brantham? Useful local public service details:

Brantham's closest train station is Manningtree at 2 miles. The nearest airport to Brantham is Elmsett, Whatfield Rd Airport. Clacton Airport is 14 miles and Elmsett Airport is 9 miles away.

The most convenient hospital to Brantham is St Clements Ipswich.


How do I get the cheapest conveyancing solicitors in Brantham?


Many online and high street conveyancers promote so-called cheap conveyancing quotes. Unfortunately additional fees are frequently hidden in the terms and conditions. Extrasfound in terms of engagement should be fair. Our quotes are not estimates, stating all the solicitors fees you will pay for a standard sale or purchase.


As a result of the fact that 2012 was second wettest year since 1920 we are wondering if environmental searches might not be sufficient?


A diligent Brantham property lawyer should include property conveyancing searches if the first searches determine a any kind of the local Brantham flood risk

It may be sensible to also converse with a neighbour of the property for some further confidence.


Which environmental factors can affect land in Brantham?


A wide range of contaminants caused by natural causes and human activities may impair land, like landfill sites and proposed erection of mobile masts. An environmental search can provide much more clarity.


What will the council tax cost me on a Forties Band H maisonette in Brantham?

The homes pertinent council tax band should almost always be reported as part of the conveyancing report on title, and by the local council. The correct rates for properties in Brantham are set out online at the Babergh council site. At the time of authoring, 11 July 2012, band rates are:

  • Band A - £1,003.00
  • Band B - £1,170.00
  • Band C - £1,337.00
  • Band D - £1,504.00
  • Band E - £1,838.00
  • Band F - £2,172.00
  • Band G - £2,506.00
  • Band H - £3,008.00


Is a Local Authority search a disbursement or fee?


Some conveyancers pass off fees which should be included as disbursements. It is not always clear whether a cost is a fee or disbursement, and whether it should be included. This charge is a disbursement not a fee, and is passed on at cost.


Does your company manage the conveyancing for auction properties in Brantham?


Homeward Legal is highly experienced with bidders at auction. Usually hard to value homes such as property that cannot be mortgaged, are bought in auctions and these will want further fact-finding before completing. Homeward Legal therefore suggest that buyers decide on a an experienced lawyer well before the date of the auction to allow for a full investigation of the auction legal papers. Immediately following the auction day itself your chosen lawyer is totally focused on finishing the legal side of things within the usual 28 days as conventionally required by the terms of sale.


Which local authority looks after Brantham?


Brantham is located in Babergh District Council, Corks Lane, Hadleigh, Suffolk, IP7 6SJ, Call: 01473 826 622


What will the Brantham property solicitor advise if the home is within a Babergh conservation area which has unsanctioned stone cladding fitted to it?


Babergh council Requisition for search and Official Certificate of Search carried out by your Brantham conveyancing solicitor in the process of the conveyancing will check the existence of suitable permission for any changes to the property.