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Conveyancing in Covent Garden Q & A's

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Updated: 03/12/16

Some helpful local transport and public service information

Drivers are well served with Covent Garden situated with very good major road access very close at about 2m of the A40M.

The nearest station to Covent Garden is London Waterloo International, almost 1 mile away. The closest airport to Covent Garden is London City Airport. Heathrow Terminals 1 2 3 Airport is 15 miles, London Heliport Airport is 4 miles, Heathrow Terminal 5 Airport is 16 miles, Gatwick South Terminal Airport is 24 miles, Gatwick North Terminal Airport is 24 miles, Heathrow Terminal 4 Airport is 15 miles, Northolt Jet Centre Airport is 13 miles, Elstree Airport is 14 miles and London Biggin Hill Airport is 14 miles away.

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Covent Garden attractions and landmarks

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Brixton London Windmill, Jewel Tower English Heritage and London The National Gallery Art Gallery are close at hand to Covent Garden.

The closest hospital is St Thomas Lambeth.

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How do I get a cheap solicitor to sell a property?

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Both high-street and online conveyancers promote supposedly cheap conveyancing quotes. Often extra costs are frequently hidden in small print. Any additional fees should be fair and clearly defined. The Homeward Legal quote calculator will confirm the exact legal fees based on the property you are selling.

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Is the High Speed Two line going to affect properties in Uxbridge Common?

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Yes. HS2 Phase 1 will affect property in Uxbridge Common. Potential disruption may affect residents along the planned route. An HS2 search can give more detail.

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How is Covent Garden contaminated land identified?

Covent Garden property could be contaminated by numerous environmental concerns, and an environmental search will reveal the extent to which a plot of land can be impacted by contaminants such as limestone or gypsum quarrying.

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What is the best point to a home seller set up a removals firm?

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Best practice is for buyers to avoid agreeing removals until such time as you and the other side has agreed your move date which commonly takes place after final contracts are signed.

A portion of removals firms might charge a cancellation payment . Why not try Westminster Man & Van, 28 Great Smith St, London, SW1P 3BU Call: 020 3051 0585 or Removal Services London, 47 Romney St, London, SW1P 3RF Telephone: 020 7099 9327.

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How do you calculate stamp duty, and what should we budget for a £991000 home?

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Stamp Duty Land Tax depends on a small range of considerations, including the house's value. On a £991000 Covent Garden property, stamp duty will be £39640.

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Is there some data on the conservation areas in Covent Garden?

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Local Covent Garden conservation areas e.g. public spaces or ugly highway signs are police by the local authority (Westminster). Following a campaign, English Heritage have assembled records of the state of conservation areas.

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Lawyers in Covent Garden apply for formal property when they are instructed to act for a home purchaser - what actual ones?

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When applying for a mortgage the lender insist that at least the following Local Authority, Drainage and Water Search (CON29DW or personal) and Environmental, and, depending on certain criteria, less common searches such as British Waterways.

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Are there many conservation areas in Covent Garden?

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Conservation areas cover local areas of historical or architectural value. Living in a conservation area can mean protection for parks and green spaces, but the restrictions create additional maintenance and repair responsibilities. A solicitor will confirm potential liability for unauthorised works.

 
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