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Conveyancing in Devon Q & A's

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Ask Lorraine a question lorraine@homewardlegal.co.uk

Updated: 21/07/17

Devon points of interest

Exeter Riverside Church Art Gallery and Exeter St Martin Churches Conservation Trust are easily accessible from Devon.

Devon's closest train station is Exeter St Thomas and Devon's nearest airport is Exeter International Airport.

Devon is around 1m of Junction 31 Northbound of the M5.

The nearest hospital for Devon is Nuffield Exeter.

Q.

How do we get a discount conveyancing estimate in Devon?

A.

Many online and high street solicitors promote so-called cheap conveyancing quotes, however extra costs are often hiding in the terms and conditions. Any additional costs should be reasonable. Get a quote using the Homeward Legal quote calculator for the property you are buying.

Q.

Do we need a chancel search if we plan to buy in the parish of South Molton, near Devon?

A.

Regardless of the Devon parish you are buying in, the conveyancing lawyer could advise that a chancel search be ordered. Through some parish councils have chosen to impose chancel repairs on the current owners of affected property, it cannot be guaranteed that a parish where dues have not recently been paid will continue to be free from liability. In the event that chancel liability may apply, your solicitor might recommend insurance rather than pulling out of the purchase.

Q.

I ideally need to complete on the conveyancing process on my property inside a month - are Homeward Legal fast Devon conveyancing solicitors ?

A.

Our firm take an extremely take charge approach when completing the conveyancing and title transfer for home sellers to suit a clients time frame. Homeward Legals method is different - we use the latest workflow systems . More importantly , we allocate you a property lawyer trained to communicate with all parties in the buyer and seller chain .

Q.

When in the conveyancing process is it appropriate to get a solicitor to act for us?

A.

In simple terms, the faster you instruct the better, as there are several tasks that can be carried out immediately. Early instruction of a solicitor for a sale can mean that documents can be prepared earlier, considerably accelerating the whole process, whereas if you are buying you will the details of your Devon solicitor ready when you make an offer.

Q.

The web is awash plenty of useful books about doing your own legal work. In which case, do I need to use a conveyancing solicitor in Devon ?

A.

There are no reasons why a home seller cannot decide to take care of he conveyancing without lawyer in Devon.

In reality however, a lawyer in Devon carries out a large number of assignments including chasing outstanding papers and the Land Registry formalities many of which are better done by someone with adequate training.

Q.

Can you confirm which Devon lenders your lawyers are able to work with. Whose panels are your solicitors on?

A.

Our solicitors have experience working with the majority of lenders assisting Devon buyers. Devon lenders and mortgage specialists include Wear Insurance Network, 537 Topsham Rd, Exeter, EX2 7DL, and Custom Mortgage Solutions Ltd, 1a/Ulysses Pk/Heron Rd, Exeter, EX2 7PH.

Q.

The vendor has unfortunately fitted unbecoming window frames to the property which I think might exclude Horrabridge conservation area criteria.

A.

Your instructed property solicitor will ascertain if the property is within a conservation area and whether any alterations have the appropriate consent from the local planning authority.

Q.

Which environmental factors can contaminate land in Devon. Will they be checked for thoroughly?

A.

Land will be contaminated by several natural and human-influenced issues. Issues such as waste disposal sites and other land contamination will be detailed in an appropriate search.

 
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