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Conveyancing in Consett Q & A's

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Ask Lorraine a question lorraine@homewardlegal.co.uk

Updated: 23/04/17

Relevant local Consett travel and services facts and figures -

The nearest station to Consett is Stocksfield and the closest airport to Consett is Newcastle Airport (14 miles).

Shotley Bridge Consett is a nearby hospital.

Q.

I am trying to find the cheapest conveyancing solicitors in Consett. What should be watch out for?

A.

Many firms promote so-called cheap conveyancing quotes. However extra fees will be included in the small print. Busy, stressed buyers ignore these terms at their peril. Additional charges listed in the small print should be fair and clearly defined. The online quote calculator can generate an accurate statement of the legal fees for the property you plan to buy.

Q.

My husband and I have to achieve a very quick sale, does your panel use fast Consett solicitors ?

A.

Our team adopts a active approach to completing the conveyancing for sellers.

With Homeward Legal, firm will always attempt to communicate up and down the chain and use cutting edge software and IT systems to complete on the legal process as quickly as possible.

Q.

If we are buying on the same road as a glebe in Consett, is it recommended that I get a chancel liability search?

A.

Chancel repair liability can require property owners to cover the cost of repairs to a medieval church. Owners who have bought property prior to 2003 may be totally unaware that a liability exists if a chancel search was not carried out. A conveyancing

solicitor will be able to advise as to whether a chancel search is necessary, and recommend suitable insurance. Consett Church of England properties include Christ Church.

Q.

When is it appropriate to instruct a solicitor to act on our purchase?

A.

In simple terms, earlier is preferable. Instructing your solicitor sooner can limit the risk of your transaction aborting.

Q.

How is Consett contaminated land checked when purchasing?

A.

Numerous of contaminants caused by environmental factors may ruin Consett property, and an environmental search should reveal if a property may be affected by contaminants including hazardous and regulated installations. Contamination can be caused by local waste sites, including Broadoak Quarry, County Durham, DH8 9.

Q.

I am hoping to be finally moving from our period house in Consett into a house in Barnard Castle , at what point to book a house removal firm?

A.

Our recommendation is for home movers to put off agreeing a removal firm until such time as both sides have agreed the final completion date that occurs once signing of contracts. Commonly residential removals firms may charge a late cancellation cost

Get more information from SelfStorageConsett.Com, 309 Durham Rd, Consett, DH8 5NW on 01207 591347.

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Are many buyers in Consett gazumped?

A.

Gazumping occurs when a owner accepts the first buyer's offer and then rejects it, opting for a greater offer. This may happen weeks into a sale. The will be a risk of gazumping in any transaction, because offers are not binding until exchange of contracts. You should instruct your conveyancing solicitor as soon as possible to reduce the chance of your transaction being gazumped.

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How much does the searches in Consett cost?

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The cost of searches will vary, depending on the particular searches ordered. They are paid out to a 3rd party.

 
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