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Conveyancing in Coleford Q & A's

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Ask Lorraine a question lorraine@homewardlegal.co.uk

Updated: 19/07/17

Relevant local services information

Coleford's closest airport is Gloucester Airport. The nearest station to Coleford is Lydney, almost 7 miles away.

Dilke Memorial Ruspidge is a nearby hospital.

Q.

We need to find discount conveyancing. How do I get a quote?

A.

Both high-street and online firms promote so-called 'the cheapest conveyancing'. Often extra charges are frequently hidden in the solicitor's terms, left unregarded by busy sellers and buyers Our quotes are not estimates, stating all the solicitors fees you will pay for a standard sale or purchase.

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Is there anything we can do to circumvent paying stamp duty in Coleford?

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Stamp Duty Land Tax commonly must be paid on residential property over 125,000 pounds. We do not advise purchasers get involved with any stamp duty reduction, as such schemes are costly and , if the scheme fails, you may be charged a penalty of up to 100% of the stamp duty amount owed.

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How will the Coleford property solicitor advise on the risk and history of local flooding in the Coleford area?

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A vital component in the legal process involves a solicitor applying for conveyancing and environmental searches that provide you with information with respect to Coleford flood risk.

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Should I use the law firm suggested by our estate agent?

It is common for agents to endorse a solicitor. Such referrals should be compared to other online or local firms, as an agent may select the conveyancer who pays out the highest referral fee, not the most appropriate choice.

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What will a Coleford conveyancing lawyer advise if the house I am planning to buy is inside a conservation area in Forest of Dean planning authority that may have conspicuous PVC windows added?

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Forest of Dean council enquiries conducted by a solicitor should find out whether the property is inside a conservation area and any evidence of planning consent for modifications will be requested.

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Having heard about the extensive flooding in Sept 2012 in South West England, we are asking if property conveyancing searches might not be thorough enough?

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A diligent conveyancing solicitor in Coleford will consider get additional rigorous food risk searches (Landmark database search) if the standard conveyancing searches determine a any kind of risk.

Why not contact a next door neighbour for additional insight.

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Will we need searches for chancel liability? I am buying in Coleford.

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Where land in Coleford was once owned by a lay-rector, new owners of that property may be obliged to cover the cost of upkeep of older church buildings. Terms used in a property's name, like 'priory', may indicate chancel liability. Coleford ecclesiastical properties where a chancel search may be appropriate include Holy Trinity and St John the Evangelist.

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Which local authority is responsible for Coleford?

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Coleford is located in Forest of Dean District Council, Council Offices, High Street, Coleford, Gloucestershire GL16 8BH, Tel: 01594 810 000

 
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