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Conveyancing in Corby Q & A's

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Updated: 15/01/17

Pertinent local transport and services details:

Tollerton, Nottingham City Airport is 34 miles from Corby. The closest station to Corby is Kettering.

Corby Community is a nearby hospital to Corby.

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How do I get the best rates for conveyancing in Corby for a 631,000 house?

A.

The confusion over what is, and is not, included in a 'cheap' quote leaves many homeowners paying out more than they anticipated in the end, and many firms claim to offer supposedly 'the cheapest conveyancing quotes', however additional charges may be added into small print. The disbursements to be paid ought to be defined on the quote Additional fees needs to be reasonable. Our online calculator will create an accurate quote for your buy.

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Corby solicitors do a number of property conveyancing searches when they are instructed by a home buyer - which particular searches?

A.

If you are obtaining a mortgage, your lender insist that at least the following Local Authority (council), Drainage and Water Search (CON29DW) and Environmental, and, depending on certain criteria, less common searches, which might include Land charges full Search.

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We are intending to buy a converted investment flat in the boundary of Corby conservation area, where can I uncover data in relation to the standard of repair?

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Following a campaign, English Heritage have conducted a survey and created a list of the condition (poor to good) of conservation areas. Local conservation areas are nominated by Corby who are responsible for things like paths and footpaths to the obstruction of ugly parking meters.

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The vendor looks to have installed doors in Corby which we think may break nearby conservation area rules

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The property lawyer will carry out searches see whether the property is affected by a conservation area, and if so, whether any alterations have requisite permission from the local planning authority.

If no local authority consents be supplied your conveyancing solicitor will give you professional advice on the options like taking out an indemnity insurance policy or getting retrospective approval from Corby council.

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Will I need a house survey?

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The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors strongly advise that all purchasers book a RICS survey if purchasing in Corby. Buyers should be aware that there are a wide range of defects which can affect a property, which a conveyancing solicitor will not report on, which include chimney defects.

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We are buying on a Corby brownfield site. Apparently lead soil contamination may be an issue.

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Effort is made in and around Corby to remediate topsoil contamination. Land may also be contaminated by other sources, including groundwater contaminants like hydrocarbons.

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We are going to buy a property in Hazelwood, we will need to know if stamp duty relief is available.

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Disadvantaged areas in Corby are identified by council ward. Disadvantaged areas in Corby include Hazelwood and Kingswood. Update: As of the 2013/14 tax year, stamp duty relief for disadvantaged areas is no longer available.

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My husband and I are interested in purchasing a property in Corby. How can we verify that the property is in a conservation area?

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With over 9,000 such areas listed across the country, the areas located near Corby will include a number of areas of conservation. A solicitor will confirm potential liability for unauthorised works.

 
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