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Conveyancing in Duston Q & A's

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Updated: 16/07/17

Duston points of interest

Upton St Michael Churches Conservation Trust and Northampton St Peter Churches Conservation Trust are around Duston.

Duston is around 2 miles off the M1 junction entry 15 Northbound.

Duston's closest airport is Turweston Aerodrome Airport (16 miles). Coventry Airport is 24 miles and away. The nearest train station to Duston is Northampton.

The most convenient hospital is Princess Marina Duston.

Q.

How do we find a cheap solicitor for selling a leasehold house?

A.

Many online and high street conveyancers offer supposedly cheap conveyancing. However additional charges may be added into the small print. Extra charges listed in the terms needs to be reasonable and clear. Any disbursements ought to be listed on the quote. We provide quotes, not estimates, and clearly state the fees for a standard conveyancing.

Q.

Is a building survey necessary when we are purchasing a property?

A.

We firmly recommend that all purchasers in Duston arrange a RICS surveyor. There can be a wide range of defects which affect a property, which a conveyancing solicitor will not report on. These include poor drainage or cracks in walls.

Q.

We need to complete this freehold house purchase as soon as possible, can we organise fast conveyancing?

A.

Finding a communicative lawyer is essential to faster conveyancing. Additionally, there are numerous tasks you as the purchaser could do to accelerate the process. These include:

  • answering any queries raised by the lawyer as soon as possible
  • clarifying your mortgage lender's requirements
  • requesting regular updates from your lawyer and keep the pressure on
  • Q.

    In the next month we are anticipating to move out of our terraced building in Duston into our new property in Daventry , what is the best point to appoint a removals firm?

    A.

    Most lawyers will suggest that buyers hold off arranging removals until such time as formal exchange of contracts as prior to this it is likely that an agreed moving date wont have been accepted by both parties. Typically home removals companies add a cancellation charge . For more information speak to B.M.B. Removals Ltd, 25 Saddleback Rd, Westgate Ind Est, Northampton, NN5 5HL Telephone: 01604 710324 or B.M.B. Removals Ltd, Unit 24 25/Saddleback Rd, Westgate Industrial Estate, Northampton, NN5 5HL on 01604 710324.

    Q.

    Do your solicitors advise on the conveyancing for residential property auction properties in Duston?

    A.

    Yes - Our property lawyers do frequently do the legal work for sellers at auction. Homeward Legal strongly suggest buyers at auction to formally instruct the lawyer well before the property auction date to allow adequate time for a review. Immediately following the day of the auction your conveyancing lawyer is completely focused on completing the legal work within as short a time frame as usually required .

    Q.

    Which local authority looks after Duston?

    A.

    Duston is located in Northampton Borough Council, The Guildhall, St Giles Square, Northampton, Northamptonshire, NN1 1DE, phone: 01604 837 837

    Q.

    How soon should I speak to a conveyancer?

    A.

    Simply, the earlier, the better, as conveyancing involves various tasks that can be performed very early in the process. Early instruction of a solicitor can reduce the likelihood of your transaction falling through.

    Q.

    I am buying a converted property in a Duston conservation area, where does one locate information relating to the state of upkeep of the conservation area?

    A.

    English Heritage maintain a list of the condition of conservation areas. Local Duston conservation areas are nominated by Northampton who administer things like building materials to the hindrance of traffic signs.

     
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