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Conveyancing in Cambridge Q & A's

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Ask Lorraine a question lorraine@homewardlegal.co.uk

Updated: 21/07/17

Pertinent Cambridge travel and services facts -

As determined by the UK census, Cambridge's usual residential population is 421,467 people spread over an area of 461,188 acres (186,636 hectares) meaning a residential population density 0.9 people per acre (2.3 per hectare).

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Cambridge attractions and landmarks

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Impington Cambs Windmill, Cambridge All Saints Churches Conservation Trust and Cambridge Leper Chapel Historic Building are in the vicinity of Cambridge.

Cambridge is nearby at under 2m of junction entry 13 Southbound of the M11.

Cambridge's closest train station is Cambridge at 1 mile s. Cambridge's nearest airport is Cambridge City Airport. Stansted Airport is 23 miles away.

The nearest hospital for Cambridge is Cambridge.

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I am trying to find discount conveyancing in Cambridge. How do we get a quote?

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Many firms offer cheap conveyancing quotes, however extra charges can pad the final bill. Any extra costs should be reasonable. The Homeward Legal quote calculator will confirm the exact legal fees based on the property you are buying.

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Is homewardlegal.co.uk experienced enough to very fast completions on the conveyancing of residential property auction properties in Cambridge?

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Yes - Our team are property auction specialists and regularly do the legal work for buyers at auction. Our niche auction team of conveyancing lawyers have been instructed by many buyers and sellers at regional residential property auctions that, amongst others, include Acuitus, Allsop (Commercial), Allsop (Residential), Auction House London, Award Property, Barnett Ross, Baxtons, Brendons Auctioneers, Countrywide Property Auctions and Drivers Norris.

Adept purchasers will decide on a an affordable conveyancing firm as quickly as they can to allow sufficient time for a review of the sellers legal pack well before the date of the auction. Subsequently, immediately after the property auction date your chosen lawyer is totally able to concentrate on concluding the legal work inside the limited time as required .

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When we buy our house in Cambridge, what fixtures and fittings will come with it?

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Depending on what you have agreed with the seller, you might get carpets, light fittings and so on, but you will first need to agree and sign the fixtures and fittings form with your seller and your solicitors.

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I must to exchange contracts on the legal work on my apartment inside a month, are Homeward Legal fast solicitors in Cambridge ?

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Homeward Legal takes a very active approach to concluding the conveyancing work as fast as possible.

Our conveyancing solicitors try to communicate through all parts of the buyer and seller chain and that utilise new CMS systems to finish your house move to your preferred move date.

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Can you state how we get out of paying for SDLT?

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Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) is due for residential property over £125,000. Homeward Legal do not advise purchasers arrange any form of stamp duty mitigation, as such schemes are expensive and the HMRC can review a scheme up to 6 years after a sale is completed .

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How does the property solicitor in Cambridge advise me on the risk and history of flooding around Cambridge on a Sixties property I am intending to purchase?

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A conveyancing solicitor conducts property conveyancing searches that will include Cambridge flood risk data.

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In about four weeks’ time we are anticipating to finally move from our detached house in Cambridge to our new home in Longthorpe. At what stage should we choose a removal company?

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Best practice is always for home movers to wait to hire the removals company until you and the other party has agreed a definite home moving date. This will happen once the contracts are signed. Be aware that removals companies might impose a rearrangement charge if you book early then have to change the date.

For a local Cambridgeshire removals firm, try:

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How early would it be appropriate to find a solicitor in Cambridge?

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With a 'no move, no fee' guarantee covering your for any issues, the sooner you instruct a solicitor, the better really.

Instructing a good solicitor to handle your Cambridge conveyancing early on enables documents to be prepared earlier, which can considerably accelerate the whole process. You will have the details of your instructed solicitor ready when you make/accept an offer, considerably shortening the process.

 
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