By Frances Traynor
19th July 2017
"The team you can trust during your move."
When selling or buying a house or flat in Dartford, you will need to instruct a lawyer to handle legal side of things for you.
Homeward Legal's panel of solicitors have vast experience of conveyancing in Dartford and all over Kent and our highly proactive approach often means we move you in the shortest possible time.
Our property lawyers perform all the conveyancing work for your home move for a fixed price.
You will not be charged any solicitors fees for buying and selling a property, if for any reason your Kent house move does not complete.
Using local conveyancing expertise, our CQS solicitors will guide you through the legal process.
No additional fees whatsoever.
As reported by the most recent census (2011) Dartford has a residential population of 430,560 people spread over an area of 65,718 acres meaning a residential population density 6.6 people per acre.
The closest airport to Dartford is London City Airport (8 miles). London Heliport Airport is 18 miles, London Airport is 23 miles, Rochester Airport is 15 miles and London Biggin Hill Airport is 12 miles away. The closest station to Dartford is Dartford.
Dartford is very close at a mile off the M25 junction entry 1b Westbound.
Livingstone Dartford hospital is relatively close to Dartford.Q.
Numerous solicitors offer so-called 'the cheapest conveyancing', but additional fees can increase your final invoice.Q.
Dartford disadvantaged areas are identified by council ward. Areas in Dartford currently include Joyce Green. Update: As of the 2013/14 tax year, stamp duty relief for disadvantaged areas is no longer available.Q.
If you are so inclined try you can complete the your own conveyancing without having a skilled Dartford conveyancing solicitor. In reality however, a conveyancing solicitor handles a huge array of jobs ranging from liaising with the insolvency office for k15 entries and ensuring listed building alterations are compliant some of which require
experience. More importantly have a go conveyancers will not be covered by sufficient professional indemnity insurance which solicitors will carry.Q.
The conveyancing process can experience delays. We aim to lessen the effect of these delays wherever possible by driving the transaction forward. Reasons for delay may include slow third parties such as landlords or managing agents.Q.
Local conservation areas are set up by the local authority (Dartford) who preside over conservation area concerns from paths and footpaths to the policing of new developments. English Heritage have created a list of the state of repair of conservation areas.Q.
The normal legal procedure will be to obtain Local Authority Search, Drainage Search (Con29DW or personal), Environment Search and Coal Mining Search (Con29M) as well as any area-specific searches, like a Official Search of Whole or Part without Priority (OS3).Q.
The property lawyer will check whether the property is affected by a conservation area, and if so, whether any modifications have the essential permissions.Q.
Homeward Legal strongly advise that most purchasers book a house surveyor. Buyers should be aware that there are a range of defects that will impact a property, that a lender's valuation survey, for example, will not cover, such as ground movement.