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Conveyancing in Deddington Q & A's

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Ask Lorraine a question lorraine@homewardlegal.co.uk

Updated: 22/04/17

Handy regional travel and services facts and figures -

The closest airport to Deddington is Turweston Aerodrome Airport. Kidlington Airport is 11 miles away. The closest station to Deddington is Kings Sutton, about 3 miles away.

Horton Banbury hospital is relatively close to Deddington.

Q.

What do you charge for the legal fees on a £255k house? We are looking for fixed rate Deddington conveyancing.

A.

Misleading conveyancing quotes catch out many home owners, leaving them to pay sometimes £100s more than planned, and many solicitors advertise supposedly cheap conveyancing, however additional charges are often hiding in the solicitor's terms that unknowing home owners have not reviewed Costs which are listed in the terms needs to be fair and reasonable. They only apply to matters if the lawyer is required to complete extra work in your interest, which could not be anticipated at the start of the process. Any disbursements ought to be defined on your quote

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My husband and I are buying in Deddington. How do I find out whether the property is in a conservation area?

A.

These areas indicate streets and neighbourhoods recorded as being of historical merit. These restrictions may impose liability on a buyer for unauthorised alterations made by previous owners, but the benefits include security that the surroundings are unlikely to change. Your solicitor will be able to offer more information.

Q.

How is stamp duty tax calculated in Deddington and what should it be on a £537000 property?

A.

The Stamp Duty rate due will depend on the purchase price of the property. Stamp duty will be £21480 on a £537000 property (correct March 2013).

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Where can we find out more info about the conservation areas in Deddington?

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English Heritage, a government body, keep a list of the state of repair of conservation areas. Local Deddington conservation area issues, such as paths, rear extensions or billboards are administered by the local authority (Cherwell).

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I am planning to sell our freehold building at a Deddington property auction, will you provide us with fast Deddington property lawyers ?

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Our panel of solicitors by default take a highly take charge approach when finishing the conveyancing work for home sellers to suit a clients time frame.

The use of the latest IT and software systems . We always allocate vendors a regulated property lawyer who will always communicate with the entire buyer and seller chain such as solicitors, for a quick sale.

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We are on a tight deadline and need ensure fast conveyancing, what can we do to speed up the transaction?

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The key to fast conveyancing is to use a experienced conveyancing solicitor. Ask these questions when identifying your conveyancer:

  • Do they offer 'instant' online quotes?
  • What methods of communication do they use? Posting documents can adds days of waiting to a purchase.
  • Will they work on a 'no sale, no fee' basis?

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Do fixtures and fittings include things like light switches?

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Generally speaking, fixtures are permanently fixed to the property and fixtures are free-standing. Completion or agreement of a fixtures and fittings form is unfortunately often left to the last minute, when a dispute may jeopordise the transaction, and which makes the completion of a fixtures and fittings form essential.

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What type of local checks in respect to the risk and history of local flooding at Oxfordshire will my Deddington lawyer carry out?

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A crucial component in the legal procedure involves your conveyancing solicitor carrying out environmental searches that go in detail on the subject of Deddington area flood risk. An inexpensive (around twenty pounds) and more detailed search (most likely a Landmark Database search) might be advised by your Deddington property solicitor if in the event that the environmental search highlight a flood risk. At the time of writing (01/03/13) publication on the Environment Agency flood reports website do not list any flood warnings in Deddington.

 
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