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Conveyancing in Fakenham Q & A's

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Updated: 28/11/16

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Fakenham's closest airport is Norwich International Airport. and the nearest station to Fakenham is Sheringham.

Wells Cottage hospital is relatively close to Fakenham.


How do we find fixed rate conveyancing in Fakenham?


Both high-street and online firms purport to offer supposedly 'the cheapest conveyancing quotes', but extra charges may be added into the terms which unwary property buyers and sellers fail to check. Your quote ought to list the disbursements to be paid.Our quotes clearly state the solicitors' fees for a standard conveyancing transaction.


I am intending to buy a medieval barn conversion in the parish of South Lopham. Should we order a chancel search?


Regardless of the Fakenham parish in which you are purchasing, the conveyancer might recommend that a chancel search be ordered. In Fakenham's much older areas, chancel repair has the potential to be charged on the owners of a home where church councils have previously chosen not to do so, so indemnity insurance may be advisable even if liability is unlikely.


What can a Fakenham conveyancing lawyer advise if the home we hope to invest in is located in a North Norfolk conservation area which has unbecoming satellite dishes fitted?


North Norfolk local authority Requisition for search and Official Certificate of Search carried out by a property lawyer during the legal process will see whether the Fakenham property a designated conservation area and evidence of formal approval for additions to the property will be requested.


How is Fakenham contaminated land identified?

Residential property in Fakenham could be contaminated by a broad range of factors caused by man and by nature. Issues such as existing and proposed overhead electricity cables and proximity to landfill sites will be investigated during the conveyancing process.


Will my Fakenham property lawyer report back to me about the cost of council tax for a Band A flat before completion?


Your solicitor will approach the North Norfolk local council to enquire about the latest council tax charges which will subsequently be set out in the report on title. Council tax rates for Fakenham are tabled on the North Norfolk council website. On (13 January 2013) rates for all bands are:

  • Band A - £1,012.00
  • Band B - £1,181.00
  • Band C - £1,349.00
  • Band D - £1,518.00
  • Band E - £1,855.00
  • Band F - £2,193.00
  • Band G - £2,530.00
  • Band H - £3,036.00


Is set up to move quickly on auction conveyancing in Fakenham?


Yes - Our recommended conveyancing firms in Fakenham frequently get instructed by buyers and sellers at auction. Homeward Legal usually inform bidders to choose the property conveyancing lawyer before the property auction date for a detailed investigation. Subsequently, immediately after the property auction date your selected solicitor is utterly geared up to concluding the legal side of things within the usual 28 days as required .


How look for determine whether the conservation area is not being properly maintained?


Conservation areas in Fakenham are nominated by the local North Norfolk planning authority, who administer the state of the area including things like street posts, coloured road surfaces and what can be demolished. English Heritage, a government body, have conducted a survey and created a list of the condition (poor to good) of conservation areas.


Scottish Building Society is our lender, what will we need to be aware of?


In some cases, lenders have reduced their 'solicitor panel'. For buyers, this can result in significantly increased legal costs. We are able to act on behalf of the majority of lenders.