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Conveyancing in Geddington Q & A's

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Ask Lorraine a question lorraine@homewardlegal.co.uk

Updated: 16/07/17

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

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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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Do we need a chancel search if we are intending to buy in the parish of Newbottle with Charlton, near Geddington?

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Whichever Geddington parish you are buying in, a solicitor may suggest a chancel search. In older areas of Geddington, chancel repair may be imposed on owners of a house where Parochial Church Councils (PCCs) have previously chosen not to do so. For property in the parish of Newbottle with Charlton, it is not safe to rely on the historical behaviour of the parish council alone as a guide.

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In 3 months we are preparing to be moving from our terraced home in Geddington to a new property in Desborough at what point to instruct a removal company?

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The most sensible course of action is for buyers to put off the removals company until both sides have set a formal moving date which happens after contracts have exchanged. For more information speak to Man With Vans, Mauntley Farm Old Dry La, Brigstock, Kettering, NN14 3HY Tel: 01536 201608 or Man With Vans, Mauntley Farm/Old Dry La, Brigstock, Kettering, NN14 3HY Call: 01536 201608.

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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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How much is the council tax on a Sixties detached Band C dwelling in Geddington?

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You should be include the property's council tax band within the conveyancer's title report.

Up-to-date charges for properties in Geddington are listed online at the Kettering local authority site. At the time of writing (29 September 2012) the different rates are:

  • Band A - £953.00
  • Band B - £1,112.00
  • Band C - £1,270.00
  • Band D - £1,429.00
  • Band E - £1,747.00
  • Band F - £2,065.00
  • Band G - £2,382.00
  • Band H - £2,859.00

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How could conveyancing take weeks to complete?

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The legal work undertaken to transfer property in Geddington may take more time than budgeted for many reasons. The delays may unfortunately be out of a solicitor's control. Homeward Legal strive to reduce their consequences wherever it is feasible. Common delays can include slow solicitors acting for the other side.

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Might the costs for my conveyancing for my Geddington move conceal any hidden charges?

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Homeward Legal's solicitors will not charge any extra, hidden costs for any reason. Your quote is an accurate price the legal costs for your transaction.

 
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