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Conveyancing in Felixstowe Q & A's

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Ask Lorraine a question lorraine@homewardlegal.co.uk

Updated: 21/04/17

Read about Felixstowe ;

Felixstowe's nearest airport is Clacton, West Rd Airport. Clacton Airport is 16 miles and Elmsett Airport is 18 miles away. Felixstowe's closest train station is Felixstowe at 1 mile s.

Felixstowe is the nearest hospital.

Q.

What are the best conveyancing rates for a £460,000 house?

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Confusion over this topic catches out many buyers, and can leave them paying far more in fees than they budgeted, and many property lawyers promote supposedly cheap conveyancing, however additional costs may inflate your final invoice. Any costs ought to be fair and reasonable. Your conveyancing quote should list the disbursements to be paid.Our online calculator will create an accurate quote for your buy.

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What average time should it take my assigned property lawyer to finish the legal work on a maisonette in a building we are thinking of buying in Felixstowe?

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Completion can take anywhere between 1 month and 12 weeks, which can be affected by various factors, for example the speed of the vendor's conveyancing solicitor, or absent parties.

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What type of flood plain searches as respects the potential risk of a flood around Suffolk will a conveyancing solicitor in Felixstowe be able to apply for?

A critical component in the conveyancing procedure of buying a property involves a lawyer applying for property conveyancing searches that give you specific information with respect to risk of flooding in Felixstowe.

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We are interested in purchasing a residence in Felixstowe. Can we confirm that the residence is in a designated conservation area?

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Conservation areas safeguard local areas of architectural merit. You may wish to contact the council for more information, but your solicitor will address this during the conveyancing process.

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Should I use a solicitors firm referred by our agent?

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It is not uncommon for agents in Watton to recommend a solicitor. If the agent is paid a referral fee, however, there is a risk that an agent may choose whichever firm pays the most per referral, not the most suitable for you.

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What environmental concerns can affect land in Felixstowe?

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A wide range of contaminants can affect property, like masts or pylons and limestone or gypsum quarrying. An environmental search should offer more information.

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Do we need to get a survey?

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It is strongly suggested that most purchasers arrange a surveyor. Buyers should be aware that there are a wide range of problems which will impact a property, which will not be covered by the legal work, such as cracked roof tiles or cracks in walls.

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We are completing in September. What will be calculated for stamp duty?

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Stamp Duty in Felixstowe is dependent on the valuation. Stamp duty will be £30040 on a £751000 property.*

*Correct 01/01/2013

 
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