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Conveyancing in Chingford Q & A's

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Ask Lorraine a question lorraine@homewardlegal.co.uk

Updated: 16/07/17

Useful Chingford transport and services facts and figures -

Commuters are well served with Chingford being well placed with very convenient motorway access approximately 3m of Junction 4 Northbound of the M11.

The nearest airport to Chingford is London City Airport (9 miles). Heathrow Terminals 1 2 3 Airport is 23 miles, Luton Airport is 24 miles, London Heliport Airport is 14 miles, Heathrow Terminal 5 Airport is 24 miles, Heathrow Terminal 4 Airport is 23 miles, Northolt Jet Centre Airport is 19 miles, Elstree Airport is 14 miles, London Biggin Hill Airport is 21 mile and Stansted Airport is 21 mile away. The nearest station to Chingford is Chingford, around 1 mile away.

Holly House Buckhurst Hill is the closest hospital for Chingford.

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I am looking for a law firm that offers cheap conveyancing in Chingford. What do we need to check for?

A.

This issue catches out many buyers, and can leave them paying far more in fees than they budgeted. Many firms offer 'the cheapest conveyancing quotes'. Often additional costs are often hiding in the terms of engagement, left unregarded by busy buyers Extra costs should be fair. The disbursements to be paid should also be included on a Chingford conveyancing quote. Our quotes clearly state all legal fees for a standard conveyancing transaction.

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Which local authority is responsible for Chingford?

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Chingford is located in London Borough of Waltham Forest Council, Town Hall, Forest Road, London, E17 4JF, phone: 020 8496 3000

Q.

Can Chingford former industrial site top-soil still be contaminated?

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There are extensive regulations in place to prevent future soil contamination. The local authority for Chingford will be able to provide more detail on cases of contamination.

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What makes sale conveyancing to take months to complete?

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The conveyancing process could be delayed even in the best of circumstances. The reasons can unhappily be out

of a lawyer's hands, we, however, do our best to minimise the consequences of these delays where it is possible to do so by, for example, ordering searches as early as possible. Common delays may include problems with arranging a mortgage.

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Does your company look after the conveyancing of auction properties in Chingford?

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Yes - We are highly experienced with residential property auction procedures. It is not unusual for more complicated to convey buildings for example development land are included at property auctions which demand more inquiries. We therefore advise auction buyers to select a residential lawyer well before the auction to allow time for a full report of the auction legal papers.

Subsequently, following the day of bidding your chosen property lawyer is thoroughly prepared for concluding the transaction in as short a time frame as typically required by the terms if sale.

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Will your Chingford lawyer carry out any property on the London Fifties detached house I am buying?

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When you are getting a mortgage the lender will expect specific searches, including the following for properties in Chingford: Local Authority (council), Drainage and Water Search (CON29DW) and Environmental and perhaps specific local searches for example Chancel Search.

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My partner and I are interested in purchasing a building in Chingford, and need to know if there are any areas of conservation.

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The regions located near Chingford will include numerous areas of historical merit registered as conservation areas. The local council will be able to advise further about local conservation areas, and the solicitor handling your purchase should discuss what specific restrictions are in place.

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What is the council tax on a end of terrace Band B dwelling in Chingford?

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You will be informed about the homes council tax band within the conveyancing report on title. The correct rates for residents of Chingford are listed online at the Waltham Forest council website. As at (03 October 2012) the rates are:

  • Band A - £973.00
  • Band B - £1,135.00
  • Band C - £1,297.00
  • Band D - £1,459.00
  • Band E - £1,783.00
  • Band F - £2,107.00
  • Band G - £2,432.00
  • Band H - £2,918.00

 
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