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Conveyancing in Durrington Q & A's

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Ask Lorraine a question lorraine@homewardlegal.co.uk

Updated: 23/07/17

Pertinent local public service facts -

The nearest train station to Durrington is Grateley, almost 7 miles away. The nearest airport to Durrington is Southampton, Mitchell Way Airport.

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Local points of interest in Durrington

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Stonehenge English Heritage and Idmiston All Saints Churches Conservation Trust are around Durrington.

The closest hospital for Durrington is Salisbury, District.

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Although there are lots of £99 fixed quotes online, how do we find a reputable one? I need a fixed rate conveyancing quote.

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Several conveyancers purport to offer theoretically cheap conveyancing. However extra costs will be included in small print that buyers often do not check. Your conveyancing quote should list any disbursements to be paid. Additional costs listed in the small print should be reasonable and clear. Get a quote using the Homeward Legal quote calculator for the property you are buying.

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In regards to the flooding in Sept 2012 in South West England I am worried that conveyancing searches (environmental) aren't exacting enough?

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A competent property solicitor in Durrington should always apply for detailed property conveyancing searches if the environmental conveyancing searches establishes a any kind of Durrington flood risk.

For extra peace of mind might be able to speak to a neighbour or local resident.

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What causes the sale conveyancing process to take weeks to complete?

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Conveyancing will occasionally be lengthy for a variety of reasons. Some delays are beyond a solicitor's influence, we, however, see how

frustrating such delays may be and strive to reduce the cost of these delays, if it is possible to do so, by chasing for prompt responses. There are numerous reasons for delay, such as slow solicitors acting for the other side.

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Will we need to get searches for chancel liability? We are buying a property in Durrington.

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As a result of chancel repair liability, the owners of property in Durrington which was once owned by a 'lay rectors' can be liable for maintenance of an old church building. A number of sources are used to identify liability, including local maps. Ecclesiastical properties in the local area where a chancel search may be necessary include All Saints and St Symphorian.

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What are the pitfalls if buying a house within a Wiltshire council designated conservation area ?

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Wiltshire council Requisition for search and Official Certificate of Search conducted by a property lawyer should confirm the existence of the appropriate permission for any additions to the building.

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What is gazumping?

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Gazumping describes circumstances where an offer is accepted, and then rejected, by the property seller, opting instead for another buyer's higher offer. The chance of getting gazumped exists for almost any purchase. The first step in reducing the chance that gazumping will effect you is to instruct an efficient solicitor early, and even before acceptance of an offer.

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What can searches cost?

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With Homeward Legal, a client will be required to pay no more than £249 for conveyancing searches. Searches are paid out to a 3rd party, and are not included in the quoted conveyancing fees.

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I have to get fast property lawyers in Durrington, is that your solicitors?

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Our firm have a thoroughly efficient approach to conducting the necessary legal work to meet the sellers needs. Homeward Legal only work with conveyancing lawyers that will communicate end to end throughout the chain buyer and seller chain . Furthermore Homeward Legals chosen solicitors are actually chosen because they have the latest integrated systems to exchange on the legal work fast.

 
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