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Conveyancing in Flitwick Q & A's

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Ask Lorraine a question lorraine@homewardlegal.co.uk

Updated: 14/01/17

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Flitwick's closest airport is Luton Airport (10 miles). Flitwick train station is about a mile from Flitwick.

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Local points of interest in Flitwick

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Houghton House English Heritage and Wrest Park Gardens English Heritage are situated in Flitwick.

The most convenient hospital is Steppingley Flitwick.

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How do we find fixed rate conveyancing?

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Numerous solicitors claim to offer theoretically cheap conveyancing quotes, but additional charges are frequently hidden in the small print. Get a quote using the Homeward Legal quote calculator for the property you are buying.

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What does the Flitwick conveyancing solicitor advise if the building is situated in a conservation area in Central Bedfordshire local authority which appears to have unapproved PVC windows added?

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Central Bedfordshire council searches carried out by a solicitor during the conveyancing process will find out if the property is within a conservation area and evidence of Coal Authority consent for alterations will be requested.

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How will my lawyer in Flitwick report back on the risk of local flooding in the Flitwick region for a Regency maisonette I am hoping to buy?

The lawyer makes an application for environmental searches that will include Flitwick area flood risk data.

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Will we need a chancel search if we plan to purchase in the parish of Knotting cum Souldrop?

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A solicitor instructed to handle the transaction may suggest that a chancel search be ordered, whichever parish where the building being bought is located. Chancel repair may be apportioned on the owners of a building where Parochial Church Councils have previously chosen not to do so.

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When should I instruct a solicitor?

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With few exceptions, the sooner the better, as the legal work can start immediately. Instructing your solicitor sooner could mitigate the chance of your transaction stalling.

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What steps can we take to circumvent paying for stamp duty tax?

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SDLT is generally payable for purchases sold for more than 125,000 pounds. Stamp duty reduction must be treated with caution by purchasers in Flitwick. These schemes are costly and often likely to fail. There have been a range of government initiatives, however, such as for first-time buyers, and your solicitor will advise if these may apply.

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It seems that cadmium soil contamination may be an issue in Flitwick. Please advise.

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Flitwick industrial or agricultural can cause soil contamination. Other sources of contaminated land include groundwater contaminants like household chemicals.

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As a consequence of the Met Office warning of more intense rainfall in the future we are wondering if conveyancing and environmental searches might not be exacting enough?

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A competent Flitwick property solicitor will advise you to get thorough property environmental searches if the environmental search flags up a significant risk the local Flitwick flood risk

Sometimes home buyers to speak to a local resident for added information.

 
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