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Conveyancing in Duxford Q & A's

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Ask Lorraine a question lorraine@homewardlegal.co.uk

Updated: 20/04/17

Useful regional travel and public service details:

Duxford's nearest airport is Cambridge City Airport (8 miles). Stansted Airport is 15 miles away and Whittlesford station is about a mile from Duxford.

Duxford is very close at inside a miles of junction entry 10 Southbound of the M11.

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Local Duxford attractions

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Duxford St John Churches Conservation Trust and Duxford Airfield (IWM) Aviation Museum are close to Duxford.

The neighbouring hospital for Duxford is Rosie Maternity Cambridge.

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How do we find fixed rate conveyancing in Duxford?

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This catches out many buyers, and can leave them paying far more in conveyancing fees than they budgeted. Many law firms purport to offer cheap conveyancing quotes. However extra fees will be included in small print. Busy, stressed buyers ignore these terms at their peril. Additional fees needs to be fair and reasonable. They be applicable if your solicitor must complete additional work , which could not be anticipated at the start of the process. Our quotes are not estimates, stating all the solicitors fees you will pay for a standard sale or purchase.

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What kind of local searches regarding the potential risk of flooding at Cambridgeshire will a Duxford conveyancing solicitor carry out?

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An essential part of the conveyancing process involves a conveyancer carrying out conveyancing searches that go in specific information in relation to Duxford flood risk. Also as an additional measure your Duxford conveyancer could recommend a substantially more detailed local Duxford area search.

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If I am intending to purchase in the parish of Swaffham Bulbeck, should we order a chancel search?

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The property lawyer may suggest a chancel search. In Duxford's much older areas, chancel repair has the potential to be imposed on the current owners of a property where church councils have previously chosen not to do so. It is not safe to rely on the historical behaviour of the parish council alone as a guide.

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Is it recommended that I get a chancel liability search? We are purchasing a house next to a vicarage in Duxford.

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Property owners in a neighbourhood near church property in the locality may be required to contribute towards repairs. This is referred to as chancel repair liability. Indemnity policies can be arranged if chancel liability is likely to be enforced. Your solicitor can provide more details. Duxford Church of England properties include St Peter's.

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What property conveyancing searches does a property solicitor in Duxford get when buying a Duxford home?

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The standard legal procedure is to obtain the following Local Authority (personal or official), Drainage and Water Search (CON29DW or personal) and Environment Search and perhaps unique particular for example Flood Risk search.

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Do you recommend your solicitors to have experience with the conveyancing for residential property auction properties in Duxford?

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Our company is very knowledgeable with buyers at auction. Quite often unusually constructed lots are listed at auction which tend to necessitate deeper exploration. Conveyancers therefore suggest that purchasers formally instruct an auction experienced property conveyancing lawyer before the property auction for a thorough investigation.

After the auction day itself your conveyancing lawyer is completely geared up to concluding the legal side of things within a as tight time frame as typically required by the terms if sale.

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My wife and I am selling our freehold house in a hurry at a Duxford property auction, does Homeward Legal any especially fast Duxford conveyancing solicitors ?

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Our panel of solicitors adopt an extremely active approach when completing the conveyance for sellers.

With Homeward Legal, carefully selected solicitors are client focused and try to communicate through the whole of the property chain and use state of the art practice management technology to complete on your home move as quickly as possible.

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What does the Duxford conveyancing solicitor recommend if the flat I am buying is inside a South Cambridgeshire planning authority conservation area that possibly has unbecoming dormer windows added?

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South Cambridgeshire local authority enquiries conducted by your Duxford property lawyer will establish if the Duxford property a conservation area and any evidence of authorisation for changes to the property will be requested.

 
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