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Conveyancing in East Oxford Q & A's

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Updated: 23/04/17

East Oxford attractions and landmarks

Wheatley Oxon Windmill and Oxford Castle Castle are in the vicinity of East Oxford.

The closest airport to East Oxford is Kidlington, Oxford Airport. Turweston Aerodrome Airport is 21 mile s, Kidlington Airport is 6 miles and Booker Airport is 22 miles away. The nearest station to East Oxford is Oxford, approximately 1 mile away.

The closest hospital to East Oxford is Radcliffe Infirmary Oxford.

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How do I find the cheapest East Oxford conveyancing quote?

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This catches out many home owners, and can leave them paying far more in fees than they budgeted, and many solicitors claim to offer theoretically 'the cheapest conveyancing quotes'. However extra charges are often hiding in the terms and conditions. Busy, stressed home owners ignore these terms at their peril. Get a quote using the Homeward Legal quote calculator for the property you are buying.

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East Oxford conveyancing solicitors order standard property conveyancing searches when instructed to act for a home buyer, which particular searches?

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If buying and getting a mortgage, your lender expects at least these searches - Local Authority (personal or official), Drainage Search (Con29DW) and Environmental, and perhaps specific local East Oxford searches, like a SIM Search.

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Which local authority is responsible for East Oxford?

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East Oxford is located in Oxford City Council, PO Box 10, Oxford, Oxfordshire, OX1 1EN, Tel: 01865 249 811

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We are planning to buy a home, should we have searches carried out?

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These searches are a pack of enquiries raised by the purchaser's property lawyer, such as a commons registration search, and only relate to the legal condition of the property's title.

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In 2 months we are going to be moving out of our terraced property in East Oxford into a new house in Headington at what stage to appoint a removals firm?

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The ideal point is for home movers to avoid booking a removal firm until such time as you have confirmed your moving date that frequently occurs once final contracts are signed. Many house removals companies will impose a rearrangement cost . Try Oxfordshire Removals Man And Van Services, 15a/15a/Between Towns Road, Oxford, OX4 3LX Telephone: 07510 791285 or Man & Van, 427 Meadow Lane, Oxford, OX4 4ED on 01865 717462.

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Is a chancel repair liability search a disbursement or fee?

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Some conveyancers hide fees which should be included as disbursements. It may not be obvious whether a cost is a fee or disbursement, and if it should be included. This charge is a disbursement not a fee, and is passed on at cost.

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I am intending to purchase a rectory in Ickford. Will a chancel search be needed?

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A conveyancing solicitor might recommend that a chancel search be ordered, irrespective of the parish in which the house being purchased is found. Through some Parochial Church Councils (PCCs) have determined to charge chancel repairs on the current owners of land subject to chancel liability, there is no guarantee that a parish where repair costs have not been paid before will remain liability-free for new owners.

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What environmental concerns will contaminate land in East Oxford. Will they be comprehensively investigated?

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Several contaminants caused by human activities may lessen the value of residential property in East Oxford, and factors like air pollution will be reported on in environmental search results.

 
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