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Conveyancing in Erith Q & A's

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Ask Lorraine a question lorraine@homewardlegal.co.uk

Updated: 23/04/17

Pertinent nearby public transport and services details -

The closest airport to Erith is London City Airport (6 miles). London Heliport Airport is 16 miles, London Airport is 24 miles, Elstree Airport is 25 miles, Rochester Airport is 17 miles and London Biggin Hill Airport is 13 miles away. The closest station to Erith is Erith, around a mile away.

Erith & District is a nearby hospital for Erith.

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We need the cheapest conveyancing solicitors, we are on a tight budget.

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Many online and high street firms claim to offer so-called 'the cheapest conveyancing quotes', but additional costs are frequently hidden in the solicitor's terms, left unregarded by busy homeowners Your conveyancing quote should, in addition, define third party costs, termed disbursements, to be paid. Extra costs ought to be reasonable. They be applicable if the conveyancer must complete unanticipated additional work for you, which could not be anticipated at the start of the process. The online quote calculator can generate an accurate statement of the legal fees for the property you plan to buy.

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How do we work out SDLT and how much do we need to pay on a £148000 Erith residential property?

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Stamp Duty is based on a small range of considerations, including the value of the house, and whether it is in a 'disadvantaged area'. Stamp duty will be £1480 on a £148000 Erith home.

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Will our conveyancing quote conceal any hidden costs?

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Our solicitors will never charge any hidden extra charges to transact a property. Some conveyancers give 'quotes' which are in fact estimates, meaning that your final bill could be much higher.

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How is Erith contaminated land investigated when buying?

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Numerous of contaminants caused by environmental factors may impact residential property in Erith, like a proximate telecommunications base station or nearby waste management facilities. An environmental search should offer more information. Crayford Marshes Landfill Site, Thames Road, Kent, DA8 2NEcould be a local cause of land contamination in Erith.

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When should I instruct a conveyancing solicitor?

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The short answer is, earlier is preferable. Prompt instruction of a firm can reduce the likelihood of your sale or purchase falling though.

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My partner and I are buying in Erith. Can we check if the building is in a conservation area?

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Conservation areas specify neighbourhoods of architectural or historic interest. A property solicitor will discuss the relevant responsibilities and be able to provide more details for conservation areas in Erith.

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In the next month we are hoping to be moving from our semi detached house in Erith to our next abode in Bexleyheath . What is the optimum stage to choose a house removal firm?

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We would usually advise that buyers put off booking a removals company until the point where the contracts have exchanged because in all probability the firm moving date will not have been agreed. Many residential removals firms will levy a late cancellation penalty . Try Kelly's Self Storage, Unit 1a Europa Trading Est/Fraser Rd, Erith, DA8 1QL on 0800 652 0323 or Crofton Park, Unit 9B Europa House/Europa Trading Est/Fraser Rd, Erith, DA8 1QL Phone: 01322 440013.

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For fast conveyancing to buy a £310,000 property, what do we need to do?

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Essential to faster conveyancing is to instruct a experienced conveyancing solicitor. Additionally, there are a range of tasks you can do, such as, keeping in regular contact with the conveyancing solicitor, ordering a property survey early in the transaction and quickly answering your conveyancing solicitor's questions.

 
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