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Conveyancing in Falconwood Q & A's

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Updated: 10/01/17

Falconwood area information

Erith London Windmill, Eltham Palace English Heritage and Museum of the Royal Arttillery:Firepower Aviation Museum are in Falconwood.

The nearest train station to Falconwood is Welling, about a mile away and London City Airport is 3 miles from Falconwood. Heathrow Terminals 1 2 3 Airport is 23 miles, London Heliport Airport is 12 miles, Heathrow Terminal 5 Airport is 25 miles, Gatwick South Terminal Airport is 24 miles, Gatwick North Terminal Airport is 24 miles, Heathrow Terminal 4 Airport is 23 miles, Northolt Jet Centre Airport is 22 miles, Elstree Airport is 22 miles, Rochester Airport is 20 miles and London Biggin Hill Airport is 10 miles away.

The nearest hospital is Memorial Eltham.

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How do we find a cheap solicitor quote for buying a property?

A.

The confusion over this issue catches out many homeowners, and can leave them paying far more in conveyancing fees than they budgeted. Many solicitors claim to offer so-called 'the cheapest conveyancing', but extra charges are frequently hidden in the solicitor's terms. Any additional costs included in the small print should be clearly defined. The Homeward Legal quote calculator will confirm the exact legal fees based on the property you are buying.

Q.

I have got a conveyancing quote from you. Will there be any additional charges?

A.

No. Homeward Legal do not charge any additional fees for your legal work. Our quotes offer an single, accurate fee the legal costs for your transaction.

Q.

What is the council tax on a Thirties mid-terrace Band F house in Falconwood?

A.

You will be supply your new house's council tax band in the conveyancing report on title. The correct rates for homes in Falconwood are listed on the

Bexley local authority site. At the time of authoring, 16 December 2012, band rates are:

  • Band A - £957.00
  • Band B - £1,116.00
  • Band C - £1,276.00
  • Band D - £1,435.00
  • Band E - £1,754.00
  • Band F - £2,073.00
  • Band G - £2,392.00
  • Band H - £2,871.00

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How soon should we speak to a solicitor to act on our purchase?

A.

If you choose a firm with 'no move, no fee' protection, the sooner the better, as conveyancing involves several tasks that can begin straight away. Early instruction of a conveyancing firm can reduce any chance of the transaction falling through.

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The home being bought is on a ex-industrial use land. Is the topsoil potentially contaminated by waste minerals like beryllium?

A.

Most top-soils in Falconwood have some degree of contamination, from agriculture or industry. Data on many contaminants, such as water contaminants such as petrol and fertilisers, will be included in an environmental search.

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Which local authority is responsible for Falconwood?

A.

Falconwood is located in London Borough of Bexley Council, Civic Offices, Broadway, Bexleyheath, Kent, DA6 7LB, contact: 020 8303 7781

Q.

Myself and my partner are buying in Falconwood, and would like to find out whether there are many conservation areas.

A.

With 9300 listed areas across the country, the neighbourhoods located near Falconwood will include several areas of conservation. You may wish to contact the local council for further information, but your conveyancing solicitor will address this during the conveyancing process.

Q.

What type of investigation concerning the risk and history of floods in Bexley will my Falconwood property solicitor advise on?

A.

A key step in the conveyancing protocol involves the lawyer conducting property conveyancing searches that go in certain details regarding Falconwood flood risk.

 
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