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Conveyancing in Fordingbridge Q & A's

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Updated: 18/01/17

Fordingbridge attractions

Rockbourne Roman Villa Hampshire Passport and Breamore House Historic Houses Association are around Fordingbridge.

Fordingbridge's closest airport is Bournemouth International Airport. Southampton Airport is 19 miles and away. The nearest station to Fordingbridge is Salisbury.

The most convenient hospital is Fordingbridge.

Q.

How do I get the best rates for conveyancing in Fordingbridge for a 797,000 property?

A.

Numerous law firms purport to offer cheap conveyancing, but additional costs are often hiding in the terms and conditions. Busy, stressed buyers and sellers ignore these terms at their peril. Any disbursements ought to be listed on the quote Costslisted in the terms should be reasonable and clear.

Q.

Can we hold off paying out for stamp duty?

A.

Stamp Duty Land Tax is due for property priced at over one hundred and twenty-five thousand pounds. Stamp duty avoidance is not advised, as such schemes are often uneconomical and very risky.

Q.

Is beryllium found in Fordingbridge top-soil?

A.

Measures are taken on a national level to clean up soil contamination. Metal contamination of soil in Fordingbridge is more likely to occur near ex-industrial or waste handling sites. Data on other contaminants, like water contaminants such as bleach, will also be included in an environmental search.

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Which local authority looks after Fordingbridge?

A.

Fordingbridge is located in New Forest District Council, Appletree Court, Lyndhurst, Hampshire, SO43 7PA, Call: 023 8028 5001

Q.

How frequent is gazumping?

A.

Gazumping takes place when a lower offer is, following agreement, later rejected by the seller, opting instead for a second purchaser's offer. There is almost always a danger of gazumping. Instructing a fast, efficient solicitor as soon as you can to handle your transaction should help to reduce the likelihood of gazumping.

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How much is the council tax on a Thirties terraced Band H dwelling in Fordingbridge?

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You should be cover your new homes council tax band in the conveyancer's title report. Up-to-date rates for homes in Fordingbridge are set out in detail at the New Forest local authority website. Currently (08 June 2012) rates are as follows:

  • Band A - £978.00
  • Band B - £1,141.00
  • Band C - £1,304.00
  • Band D - £1,466.00
  • Band E - £1,792.00
  • Band F - £2,118.00
  • Band G - £2,444.00
  • Band H - £2,933.00

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As a consequence of the fact that last year was second wettest year since records began we are questioning whether environmental searches may not be detailed enough?

A.

Flood searches carried out by the conveyancer in Fordingbridge should also include a more rigorous search (Landmark) if it is felt necessary.

If you remain still nervous you can get in touch with a local resident or local Hampshire flooding repair expert like Patrick Browne Construction, 1 Mill Ct, Fordingbridge, SP6 1JQ Tel: 01722 487704.

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We are intending to buy a renovated maisonette within a conservation area. How do we locate more information on the state of repair?

A.

Following a campaign, English Heritage have created records of the condition of conservation areas in Fordingbridge and throughout England. Local conservation areas are specified by the local authority (New Forest) who maintain conservation area concerns from building materials used to the hindrance of street posts.

 
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