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Conveyancing in Copthorne Q & A's

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Ask Lorraine a question lorraine@homewardlegal.co.uk

Updated: 12/07/17

Useful local transport and services information -

The nearest airport to Copthorne is Gatwick South Terminal Airport. London Heliport Airport is 23 miles, Gatwick North Terminal Airport is 3 miles, Shoreham Airport is 23 miles and London Biggin Hill Airport is 15 miles away. The closest station to Copthorne is Gatwick Airport.

Copthorne is about a mile off the M23 junction entry 10 Northbound.

The most convenient hospital is Horley, Gatwick Park.

Q.

We need a low cost conveyancing quote in Copthorne. What are the risks?

A.

Several firms offer cheap conveyancing quotes, but extra fees are frequently hidden in small print which homeowners may have not read carefully Any extra charges should be reasonable and only come into force where your lawyer must perform additional tasks , which could not be anticipated at the start of the process. We provide quotes, not estimates, and clearly state the fees for a standard conveyancing.

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Myself and my partner are buying in Copthorne. Can I find out whether the house is in a conservation area?

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Locales deemed to be of architectural merit, such as mining villages, will be defined as areas of conservation. Your conveyancing lawyer will advise further and discuss the relevant responsibilities, regarding specific conservation areas in Copthorne.

Q.

We want to find fast solicitors in Copthorne, is that you guys?

A.

Our expert panel of solicitors typically adopt a proactive approach when carrying out the transfer of title.

Our panel of solicitors method is to use new document production systems . Importantly , we allocate you a expert panel of solicitor incentivised to efficiently communicate from the beginning to the end of the buyer and seller chain .

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How soon should we speak to a conveyancing solicitor in Copthorne?

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With few exceptions, the earlier in the process you can instruct a conveyancing firm, the better, as the legal work can start very early in the process. Early instruction of a firm can limit the risk of your transaction falling through.

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Do you work with many lenders with Copthorne offices?

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Of lenders with local branches around Copthorne, Homeward Legal alongside most. Lenders and mortgage specialists in Copthorne include Hawke Financial Services LLP, Hazel Way, Crawley Down, Crawley, RH10 4EU. Your solicitor should be able to provide more information.

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How do you calculate stamp duty, and what should we pay on a £929000 home?

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Stamp Duty will depend on a small range of considerations, primarily the house or flat's purchase price. Stamp duty will be £37160 on a £929000 house.

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Will I need a chancel liability search if I am buying a Copthorne residence near a parsonage?

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Potentially amounting to over £100,000 in repair cost obligations, chancel liability should be considered by buyers of Copthorne property likely to be affected. Liability has the potential to impact the value of a property, but insurance is available should an obligation to fund repairs be enforced. Church lands in this area include St. John the Evangelist.

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What will the council tax cost on a buy to let Band C flat in Copthorne?

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Your council tax band will usually be set out within the report on title, and by the local authority. Correct charges for residents of Copthorne are set out online at the Crawley council site. At the time of writing (28 September 2012) band rates are:

  • Band A - £992.00
  • Band B - £1,158.00
  • Band C - £1,323.00
  • Band D - £1,488.00
  • Band E - £1,819.00
  • Band F - £2,150.00
  • Band G - £2,480.00
  • Band H - £2,976.00

 
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