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Conveyancing in Falmouth Q & A's

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Ask Lorraine a question lorraine@homewardlegal.co.uk

Updated: 28/11/16

Read about the Falmouth area ;

Falmouth's closest airport is Newquay Airport. Penzance Airport is 21 mile and away. Falmouth's closest train station is Falmouth Town, Car Access.

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Falmouth attractions and landmarks

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St Anthony Head National Trust , St Anthonys Lighthouse, Pendennis Castle English Heritage and St Mawes Castle English Heritage are around Falmouth.

The closest hospital is Budock Falmouth.

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We need to find a fixed rate conveyancing quote. What are the risks?

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Numerous property lawyers advertise theoretically cheap conveyancing quotes, but extra fees may increase your final invoice. Any fees should be reasonable and clear. They only apply in cases where your conveyancer must complete unanticipated additional work , which could not be anticipated at the start of the process. Any disbursements to be paid ought to be defined on your conveyancing quote. Our quotes are not estimates, stating all the solicitors fees you will pay for a standard sale or purchase.

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We are buying on a brownfield site. Can the top-soil still be contaminated?

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Soil contamination by industrial waste, including metals, will have occurred in parts of Falmouth. Environment search results will factor contaminants, including metals and others such as groundwater contamination.

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When in the conveyancing process should I arrange a solicitor?

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The straightforward answer is, earlier is preferable, as the legal work can commence immediately. Early instruction of a conveyancing solicitor could mitigate the chance of your sale or purchase falling though.

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What average time will it take for our solicitor to conduct all of the conveyancing formalities on a maisonette in a property?

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It can take anywhere between one month and three months, which can be hampered by any number of things, such as the efficiency of the seller's property solicitor, or the speed of your lender.

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In 3 months we are preparing to be finally moving from our detached residence near Falmouth into our new house in Boscastle , at what stage to book a home removal company?

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Most solicitors usually recommend that home buyers and sellers hold off booking a removals company until the point where exchange of contracts because generally a date wont have been agreed. Depending on certain criteria house removals firms often charge a re booking charge

For more information speak to Davis Joe, 48 Dracaena Av, Falmouth, TR11 2EQ Telephone: 07805 701737 or Falmouth Removal Services, 36 Oakfield Rd, Falmouth, TR11 2HR on 01326 317516.

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What is the council tax on a converted Band A property in Falmouth?

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You should be briefed about your new homes council tax band with the conveyancing report on title. The latest tax charges for homes in Falmouth are set out on the Cornwall local authority website. Currently on 31 January 2013 rates are:

  • Band A - £979.00
  • Band B - £1,142.00
  • Band C - £1,305.00
  • Band D - £1,468.00
  • Band E - £1,794.00
  • Band F - £2,120.00
  • Band G - £2,446.00
  • Band H - £2,936.00

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If Falmouth land is contaminated, can the soil be cleaned up cheaply?

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In Falmouth, remediation is often feasible. Contact a local service provider e.g. Rashleigh M & Son, 9 Crossways, Falmouth, TR11 4HQ for more details.

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My husband and I are planning to buy in Falmouth. Are there many conservation areas in the area?

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Areas considered to be of architectural merit, like 18th century suburbs, may be registered as conservation areas. Your solicitor will provide more details.

 
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