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Conveyancing in Canvey Island Q & A's

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Ask Lorraine a question lorraine@homewardlegal.co.uk

Updated: 18/07/17

Helpful local Canvey Island public transport and services details:

Canvey Island's nearest station is Benfleet. The closest airport to Canvey Island is London, Southend Airport. London City Airport is 23 miles, London Airport is 7 miles and Rochester Airport is 13 miles away.

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Canvey Island attractions and landmarks

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Rayleigh Windmill, Hadleigh Castle Country Park Country Park and Watt Tyler Pitsea Country Park are situated in Canvey Island.

The nearest hospital is Southend, University.

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Do all cheap conveyancing quotes have extra fees? We need to find an affordable conveyancing quote.

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Both high-street and online law firms claim to offer supposedly 'the cheapest conveyancing quotes', but extra costs are often hiding in the solicitor's terms. A quote should also state any disbursements to be paid. Any costs included in terms of engagement should be reasonable. Our online quote calculator will generate an accurate quote for your transaction.

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How early is it wise to find a conveyancing solicitor in Canvey Island?

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In simple terms, the sooner the better. The legal work can then start immediately. Promptly instructing a solicitor can limit the risk of the transaction aborting.

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Could caesium (Cs) contaminate land in Canvey Island?

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There are legislative rules imposed to curtail top-soil contamination. Various bodies hold data on land contaminants affecting Canvey Island, including local authorities.

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How much would my searches be?

Searches in Canvey Island ranges in cost. Searches are disbursements paid to a third party.

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I have read about the conveyancing process as a buyer of a maisonette , Would it be realistic to carry out the legal work on my own?

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Technically there are no arguments why a home buyer should not engage in the majority of the legal work unaided. That said, a solicitor in Canvey Island takes care of a huge number of functions e.g. applying for and interpreting office copies or apportioning service charges some of which need a qualified professional. Despite that lawyers are required by the Law Society to carry relevant professional indemnity insurance to protect you in the event of any losses you encounter.

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I have to exchange on the conveyancing process on a flat within 4 weeks, are Homeward Legal fast Canvey Island conveyancing solicitors ?

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Homeward Legal takes a highly speed focused style to fulfilling necessary legal work for clients as quickly as possible.

Homeward Legals method is to employ the very latest automated practice management systems . More importantly we assign you a firm incentivised to efficiently communicate from the start to the end of the buyer and seller chain .

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What environmental concerns will contaminate land in Canvey Island?

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Land in Canvey Island may have been contaminated by a wide range of natural and human-influenced issues, such as brine works and pollution incidents. An environmental search will give more information.

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Would getting a building survey be necessary if we are buying a house or flat, regardless of its age?

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It is strongly recommended that the majority of purchasers in Canvey Island arrange an inspection. Buyers should be aware that there are many concerns that have a negative impact on a property, for example settlement and ground movement. Such issues will not be considered during the conveyancing work itself.

 
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