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Conveyancing in Drybrook Q & A's

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Ask Lorraine a question lorraine@homewardlegal.co.uk

Updated: 13/04/18

Handy Drybrook public transport and services facts -

Gloucester Airport is 16 miles from Drybrook. Defford Airport (disused) Airport is 23 miles away. Lydney train station is around 10 miles from Drybrook.

Dilke Memorial Ruspidge is the most convenient hospital for Drybrook.

Q.

Although there are lots of £99 fixed quotes online, how do we find a reputable one? We need affordable conveyancing in Drybrook.

A.

Many solicitors claim to offer so-called cheap conveyancing, however extra charges may be added into the small print. The online quote calculator can generate an accurate statement of the legal fees for the property you plan to buy.

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Do we need a building survey for this Drybrook house purchase?

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It is suggested that the majority of purchasers in Drybrook order a house survey. Buyers should be aware that there are a range of issues that will impact a property. These can include severe weathering or ground movement. Such issues will not be considered during the conveyancing work itself.

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What do 'conveyancing searches' bear upon?

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Conveyancing searches are a bundle of queries ordered in the interest of the purchaser, for example a chancel liability search. These searches do give much needed information and context, but refer specifically to the legal condition of the property's title.

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Does your company handle the legal conveyancing of property auction properties in Drybrook?

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We are familiar with buyers at auction. Traditionally specialist houses are purchased in auctions which demand additional fact-finding before completion. We therefore

strongly advise that purchasers instruct a suitable lawyer well in advance of the property auction to allow enough time for a detailed report of the lot.

Post day of bidding your lawyer is fully prepared for concluding the conveyancing in the usual 28 days as usually required .

Q.

Will our Drybrook conveyancing solicitor tell me about the amount of council tax to be paid for a Band E property prior to completion?

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Your property's respective council tax band should in most cases be detailed within the conveyancer's title report along with the local authority.

The latest tax charges for Drybrook are listed on the Forest of Dean local authority site. On, 21 January 2013, rates for all bands are:

  • Band A - £1,006.00
  • Band B - £1,174.00
  • Band C - £1,342.00
  • Band D - £1,509.00
  • Band E - £1,845.00
  • Band F - £2,180.00
  • Band G - £2,516.00
  • Band H - £3,019.00

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Which environmental factors can contaminate land in Drybrook. Are these thoroughly investigated?

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Many of contaminants can ruin land, such as other land contamination. An environmental search will give more information.

Q.

What authority has overall responsibility for logging the state of conservation areas in Drybrook?

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Conservation areas are designated by the local authority (Forest of Dean) who regulate everything from including things like excessive road signs, dormer windows and street furniture. English Heritage, a government body, have produced records of the state of conservation areas.

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What factors help with getting a fast conveyancing transaction?

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Crucial to faster conveyancing is to use a proactive property lawyer. There are a number of things you can also do to get moving sooner, such as, promptly answering your property lawyer's questions (by email if possible), keeping in regular contact with your property lawyer and clarifying your mortgage lender's requirements.