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Conveyancing in Cobham Q & A's

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Ask Lorraine a question lorraine@homewardlegal.co.uk

Updated: 21/04/17

Pertinent Cobham transport and public service information

Cobham is about 1 1/2 mile of junction entry 10 Westbound of the M25.

Heathrow Terminal 4 Airport is 9 miles from Cobham. Heathrow Terminals 1 2 3 Airport is 11 miles s, London City Airport is 24 miles, London Heliport Airport is 14 miles, Heathrow Terminal 5 Airport is 11 miles s, Farnborough (TAG London) Airport is 17 miles, Gatwick South Terminal Airport is 17 miles, Gatwick North Terminal Airport is 16 miles, Northolt Jet Centre Airport is 16 miles, Elstree Airport is 23 miles, White Waltham Airport is 20 miles, Blackbushe Airport is 19 miles and London Biggin Hill Airport is 19 miles away and the nearest train station to Cobham is Cobham and Stoke Dabernon, approximately 1 mile away.

Cobham Community is a nearby hospital for Cobham.

Q.

We are looking for a law firm that offers cheap conveyancing. What do we need to check for?

A.

Various solicitors promote so-called cheap conveyancing quotes. However extra charges are frequently hidden in the solicitor's terms of engagement. Any charges found in the small print ought to be reasonable. Homeward Legal quotes are not estimates, and offer a clear statement of your legal fees for a standard conveyancing transaction.

Q.

Which local authority is responsible for Cobham?

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Cobham is located in Elmbridge Borough Council, Civic Centre, High Street, Esher, Surrey, KT10 9SD, contact: 01372 474 474

Q.

I am buying in Cobham, and need to know if there are many conservation areas.

A.

Conservation areas qualify regions of historical merit. Your solicitor will offer more information and discuss what specific restrictions are in place.

Q.

It seems that barium soil contamination may be an issue in Cobham. Please advise.

A.

There are considerable regulations to prevent future soil contamination. Various bodies hold data on land contaminants affecting Cobham, including local authorities.

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When do we need to instruct a solicitor to act on our purchase?

A.

In simple terms, the sooner you instruct a solicitor, the better, as conveyancing involves a number of tasks that can be performed straight away. Instructing your solicitor sooner for a sale can mean that prior to marketing the property, documents can be prepared to make it potentially more attractive to motivated buyers, whereas if you are buying you can shave days off the process by having the details of your instructed solicitor ready when you make an offer.

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For a fast conveyancing transaction on the purchase of a £529k home, what do we need to do?

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As is often reported, fast Cobham conveyancing is crucial to is to employing a proactive property lawyer. There are numerous things you can do to speed up the process, including, answering any queries raised by your property lawyer as soon as possible, organising your finances and keeping in regular contact with your property lawyer.

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How is contaminated land in Cobham investigated during the house-buying process?

A.

Property in Cobham may have been contaminated by numerous factors caused by man and by nature, like potentially contaminative use of nearby land. An environmental search will offer more detail. Silvermere Haven Pet Cemetery, Byfleet Road, Surrey, KT11 1DZcould be a local cause of land contamination in Cobham.

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I plan to buy a medieval barn conversion in the parish of Limpsfield. Should we order a chancel search?

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Whichever Cobham parish you are buying in, a property lawyer may suggest a chancel search. Through some Parochial Church Councils have taken the decision to impose chancel repairs on the current owners of lay rectorships, it is not possible to be certain that a parish which has not been subject to chancel liability in the past will remain liability-free for new owners. For property in the parish of Limpsfield, it is not safe to rely on the historical behaviour of the parish council alone as a guide.

 
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