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Conveyancing in Faringdon Q & A's

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Ask Lorraine a question lorraine@homewardlegal.co.uk

Updated: 20/07/17

Read about the Faringdon area ;

Faringdon's closest train station is Shipton at 14 miles. The closest airport to Faringdon is Kidlington, Oxford Airport.

Wantage is the closest hospital for Faringdon.

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How can we ensure our cheap quote is fixed? I am looking for low cost conveyancing.

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The lack of clarity surrounding this point catches out many home owners, and can leave them paying far more in fees than they budgeted. Many law firms advertise cheap conveyancing quotes, but additional fees are often hiding in the terms of engagement which home owners may have not read carefully Our online calculator will create an accurate quote for your buy.

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Are Homeward Legal set up to handle fast completions on the conveyancing of residential property auction properties in Faringdon?

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We work closely with auctioneers and regularly get instructed by buyers and sellers at auction. It is a shrewd move for bidders to select an experienced property lawyer as quickly as they can for an investigation of the lot in advance of the date of the auction.

Immediately following the auction day itself your Homeward Legal lawyer is thoroughly focused on completing the conveyancing inside the limited time as usually required by the conditions of sale.

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For fast legal work to buy a £ 107,000 property, how can we speed things up?

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Contacting a communicative conveyancer is key faster conveyancing. There are several tasks you, as the purchaser, could do to speed up the legal work. These include:

  • keeping in regular contact with your conveyancer
  • quickly completing and return any forms
  • ordering a property survey early in the transaction

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Conveyancing solicitors in Faringdon order a variety of searches when instructed to act for a purchase client but what particular ones?

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When obtaining a mortgage the building society of bank insist that a solicitor to get at least the following Local Authority Search, Drainage and Water Search (CON29DW) and Environment Search and, depending on certain criteria, unique particular for example Land charge Searches.

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How do we circumvent paying out for HMRC stamp duty?

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Stamp duty commonly must be paid for houses over 125,000 pounds. We do not recommend home buyers expose their finances to any form of stamp duty scheme, as such schemes are costly and , if the scheme fails, you may be charged a penalty of up to 100% of the stamp duty amount owed.

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What will the council tax cost for a residential Band F apartment in Faringdon?

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The band should normally be identified within the conveyancing report on title along with the local council

The latest council tax rates for residents of Faringdon are set out in detail at the Vale of White Horse council site. At the time of writing, 17 February 2013, the rates are:

  • Band A - £995.00
  • Band B - £1,161.00
  • Band C - £1,327.00
  • Band D - £1,493.00
  • Band E - £1,825.00
  • Band F - £2,157.00
  • Band G - £2,488.00
  • Band H - £2,986.00

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When you are purchasing in Faringdon next to rectory grounds, is it advisable that we get a chancel search?

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The result of Aston Cantlow (PCC) v Wallbank confirmed that chancel repair liability could be enforced. A chancel search is used to check that such a liability exists. Liability is more common in some parts of the country. Your conveyancing lawyer can provide more details. Faringdon churches include All Saints.

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How many weeks will it take our assigned conveyancing solicitor to carry out the legal process for the top floor of recently developed building we are intending to purchase?

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Getting contracts exchanged can take anywhere between a month and 12 weeks, which can be hampered by any number of things for example the efficiency of the seller's property solicitor, or the time taken getting replies to enquiries.

 
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