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Conveyancing in Bromsgrove Q & A's

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Ask Lorraine a question lorraine@homewardlegal.co.uk

Updated: 23/07/17

Useful Bromsgrove travel and public service information -

Motorists are well served with Bromsgrove being well placed with good motorway access nearby at 1 mile off the M5 Junction 4a Southbound.

Wolverhampton Business Airport Airport is 15 miles from Bromsgrove. Birmingham Airport is 17 miles, and Defford Airport (disused) Airport is 18 miles away. The nearest train station to Bromsgrove is Bromsgrove, almost 1 mile away.

Princess Of Wales Bromsgrove is a nearby hospital.

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How do I find affordable conveyancing in Bromsgrove?

A.

The confusion over this issue catches out many buyers, and can leave them paying far more in conveyancing fees than they budgeted, and many firms advertise supposedly 'the cheapest conveyancing quotes'. However extra fees will be included in the terms and conditions. Additional fees should be reasonable. They be applied only where the lawyer must perform additional tasks , which could not be anticipated at the start of the process. Any disbursements ought to be listed on a conveyancing quote

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Has soil in Bromsgrove been contaminated by mercury?

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Some metal contamination may have occurred throughout Bromsgrove, but an area will only be identified as 'contaminated land' if the risk to human life or the environment is deemed unacceptable. Also considering issues such as groundwater contaminants like phenols, contaminants affecting Bromsgrove property will be factored into an environmental search.

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Is gazumping usual in Bromsgrove?

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Gazumping describes circumstances where a property seller accepts an offer and then rejects it in favour of another buyer's offer. Though being gazumped is uncommon when property prices are falling, there is still a risk. To reduce the likelihood of being gazumped, consider instructing an efficient solicitor as soon as you can.

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Do your house conveyancing solicitors look after property auction conveyancing in Bromsgrove?

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Homeward Legal frequently work for buyers at auction. Our auction team solicitors and conveyancers have previously been instructed by many buyers at local property auctions like Acuitus, Allsop (Commercial), Allsop (Residential), Auction House London, Award Property, Barnett Ross, Baxtons, Brendons Auctioneers, Countrywide Property Auctions and Drivers Norris.

Experienced bidders tend to formally instruct a conveyancing solicitor as quickly as they can to allow time for a thorough review. before the day of bidding.

Subsequently, immediately after the auction day arrives your appointed lawyer will be geared up to concluding all of the legal work inside the usual 28 days as required by the terms if sale.

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Do you recommend making the effort to hold off paying stamp duty to the Revenue?

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Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) is due on property purchases sold for over 125,000 pounds. We strongly advise against any stamp duty avoidance. These schemes are often uneconomical and unreliable. There have been certain official schemes, however, such as higher thresholds for first-time buyers.

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My estate agent has named the law firm who they generally use. Must we use this firm?

A.

It is common for agents in Knottingley to recommend a law firm. If the agent is paid a referral fee, however, an agent may choose whichever firm pays the most per referral, not the best solicitor for your needs.

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How many weeks does it take for our lawyer to exchange contracts all of the conveyancing formalities on the lower floor of Regency building?

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The process can take anywhere between 3 weeks and three months dependent on a number of issues for example the efficiency of the sellers lawyer, or absent parties. Our chosen property solicitors are exceptionally results-orientated exchanging as quickly as achievable.

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Can you confirm which Bromsgrove lenders your conveyancing solicitors work with. Which panels are your solicitors members of?

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Of lenders with branches in or near Bromsgrove, Homeward Legal work with the bulk of them. Bromsgrove lenders and mortgage specialists include Standard Life, 10 All Saints Pl, Bromsgrove, B61 0AX, and Destiny, 57 High St, Bromsgrove, B61 8AJ.

 
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