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Conveyancing in Geddington Q & A's

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Ask Lorraine a question lorraine@homewardlegal.co.uk

Updated: 22/04/17

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Turweston Aerodrome Airport is 33 miles from Geddington. The nearest station to Geddington is Kettering.

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Geddington area information

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Boughton House Historic Houses Association and Triangular Lodge English Heritage are easily accessible from Geddington.

The closest hospital to Geddington is Kettering General.

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How do we get fixed rate conveyancing in Geddington?

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The confusion over what is, and is not, included in a 'cheap' quote leaves many homeowners paying out more than they anticipated in the end. Many conveyancers claim to offer cheap conveyancing quotes. Unfortunately additional charges will be included in the solicitor's terms of engagement. Busy, stressed homeowners ignore these terms at their peril. Any disbursements ought to be defined on a Geddington conveyancing quote

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Is it recommended that we get a chancel search? I am buying a house in Geddington.

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Chancel liability repair costs can run into £100,000s, which owners of affected property will be compelled to pay on demand to the Geddington Church council. Parochial Church Councils in Geddington must register their interest over property by October 2013, simplifying the chancel search process. Your conveyancing lawyer will suggest an appropriate indemnity policy to address chancel liability. Geddington church lands include St Mary Magdalene.

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Which local authority is responsible for Geddington?

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Geddington is located in Kettering Borough Council, Municipal Offices, Bowling Green Road, Kettering, Northamptonshire, NN15 7QX, contact: 01536 410 333

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It seems that uranium soil contamination may be an issue in Geddington. Please advise.

Given the history of industry and agriculture in parts of Geddington, soil contamination is impossible to completely avoid. Various bodies hold data on land contaminants affecting Geddington, including local authorities.

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Which body is on charge of for recording the standard of neglect the conservation areas in Geddington?

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Local Geddington conservation area matters like the historic layout of roads, the addition of stone cladding or modern telephone boxes are overseen by the local Kettering planning authority. English Heritage, a government body, have conducted a survey and created records of the state of repair of conservation areas in Geddington and across England.

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Should we opt for a property lawyer referred by my agent?

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If you instruct a solicitor through this route, you the agent can use their influence induce a solicitor to complete sooner. If the agent is paid a referral fee, however, some agents may 'recommend' the firm which pays to the largest referral fee, not the law firm with the best reputation.

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In respect to the major flooding in Sept 2012 in the East Midlands we are asking if flood risk searches may not be exacting enough?

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A qualified conveyancing solicitor in Geddington will suggest that you get environmental searches if the standard searches spots a significant risk local Geddington flood risk.

You could also try to get in touch with a local resident for some additional confidence.

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Are your low cost solicitors that able to complete fast the legal conveyancing of auction properties in Geddington?

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Our team work closely with auctioneers and do frequently take instructions from auction buyers and sellers. It is prudent to appoint a Geddington property conveyancing lawyer as ahead of time as possible to give enough time for a detailed investigation of the auction legal papers well in advance of the actual auction.

Subsequently, immediately after the actual auction the lawyer is totally geared up to briskly completing the conveyancing within a as tight time frame as required .

 
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