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Conveyancing in Cubitt Town Q & A's

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Ask Lorraine a question lorraine@homewardlegal.co.uk

Updated: 18/10/17

Cubitt Town attractions and landmarks

Trinity Buoy Wharf Lighthouse, Blackheath Old Dover Rd Library Art Gallery and Museum of the Royal Arttillery:Firepower Aviation Museum are easily accessible from Cubitt Town.

Motorists are well served with Cubitt Town ideally situated with excellent major road access close at within a miles of the A102M.

The closest airport to Cubitt Town is London City Airport. Heathrow Terminals 1 2 3 Airport is 20 miles, London Heliport Airport is 8 miles, Heathrow Terminal 5 Airport is 21 mile s, Gatwick South Terminal Airport is 25 miles, Gatwick North Terminal Airport is 25 miles, Heathrow Terminal 4 Airport is 19 miles, Northolt Jet Centre Airport is 18 miles, Elstree Airport is 18 miles, Rochester Airport is 25 miles and London Biggin Hill Airport is 12 miles away. Cubitt Town's closest train station is Maze Hill.

The nearest hospital to Cubitt Town is London Independent Stepney.

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I am trying to find the cheapest conveyancing solicitors in Cubitt Town. because we are on a limited budget.

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The confusion over what is, and is not, included in a 'cheap' quote leaves many buyers paying out more than they anticipated in the end. Many law firms claim to offer 'the cheapest conveyancing quotes', but extra fees are often hiding in the terms of engagement. Busy, stressed buyers ignore these terms at their peril. We offer quotes, not estimates, and clearly state all legal fees you pay for a standard conveyancing transaction.

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Please give reasons why sale conveyancing legal work takes such a long time?

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The conveyancing process could be held up by numerous, often unpredictable, issues. We understand how frustrating these are and do our best to lessen their impact, if it is possible to do so, by pushing all parties involved. Reasons for delay may include problems with arranging a mortgage.

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My partner and I are interested in purchasing a building in Cubitt Town, and need to know if there are any conservation areas.

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Areas considered to be of architectural or historic interest, like historic transport links, may be designated as conservation areas. These restrictions adds to upkeep costs, but the benefits will include a more attractive neighbourhood. Your solicitor will provide more details.

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What are the alternatives if purchasing a period house in a Greenwich planning authority conservation area ?

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Part of the due diligence for buyers involves ordering of LLC1 searches of Greenwich local authority to determine conservation area status and the requisite permission being granted for any changes. These searches are priced at cost to the client.

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Should we use the property lawyer offered by our estate agent?

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An agent may recommend a law firm to handle your conveyancing, however, these referrals need to be weighed up against alternatives, including online or local firms, as some agents may 'recommend' the conveyancer who pays out the highest referral fee, not the most suitable for you.

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What are 'fixtures and fittings'?

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Purchasers are frequently confused by the lack of detail regarding what fixtures and fittings are included. The parties' may have widely differing assumptions about what will be included; this makes a fixtures and fittings form so necessary.

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Which Cubitt Town lender panels are you on?

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Most lenders in Cubitt Town are on our solicitors' panels. Local mortgage lenders and brokers include Mortgage Consultant & Brokers, 68 Tunnel Av, London, SE10 0SD.

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Should I be concerned about gazumping?

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Gazumping occurs when an offer is accepted but then rejected by the seller and then selecting another buyer's higher offer. The risk of getting gazumped is present in any transaction. The first step in reducing the chance that gazumping will effect you is to instruct a property solicitor early, and even before acceptance of an offer.