Is contaminated land an issue in Campden Hill?
Property is contaminated by numerous naturally-occurring factors. Issues including hazardous and regulated installations and proximity to landfill sites will be reported on in environmental search results.
When should I book a removals firm?
It’s very tempting to get wrapped in the excitement of moving home and wanting to get everything sorted out and in the diary. But, if you book a removals firm too early, prior to the exchange of contracts (when the date and time of completion is legally set), you risk the possibility that the date might change, thereby having to pay a fee to the removals firm to change the plans.
There is nothing stopping you in contacting a selection of firms to get a quote for removal and to negotiate the possibility of pencilling a date in but ensure you obtain agreement that this is subject to change and confirmation.
Will the report on the property's title compiled by the Campden Hill lawyer include details of the rates of the council tax for a Band C building prior to contracts are exchanged?
A property solicitor will speak to the appropriate council to ask about the relevant council tax rates, which should then be written in the conveyancer's title report. Up-to-date rates for residents of Campden Hill are set out in detail on the council site.
The internet has a number of handbooks all about doing your own legal work e.g. Straightforward Guide to the Process of Conveyancing by Frances James . Do we necessarily need to use a conveyancing solicitor in Campden Hill ?
There are no arguments why a buyer cant undertake the greater majority of the legal work without a specialist property lawyer in Campden Hill.
However, a Campden Hill property solicitor takes care of a huge number of skilled tasks e.g. interpreting replies to enquiries and handling retentions many of which need a qualified solicitor.
Environmental searches are estimated from past information and when you factor in recent climactic events such as the fact that 2012 was second wettest year since on record, are they the ideal way to report sufficient information about the local Campden Hill flood risk?
A competent Campden Hill conveyancer should include rigorous environmental searches if the environmental conveyancing searches spots a any kind of risk.
For greater history why not contact a future neighbour.
What are our options if we buy a period house within the boundary of a Kensington and Chelsea council designated conservation area ?
Part of the property legal includes making enquiries of Kensington and Chelsea council to ascertain conservation area status and the requisite permission for developments. .