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Conveyancing in Glenfield Q & A's

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Ask Lorraine a question lorraine@homewardlegal.co.uk

Updated: 22/04/17

Local Glenfield attractions

Leicester All Saints Churches Conservation Trust and National Space Centre Leicester are in the vicinity of Glenfield.

Glenfield is about a mile off the M1 junction entry 21a Southbound.

Glenfield's closest airport is East Midlands Airport (14 miles). Coventry Airport is 22 miles, and Tollerton Airport is 20 miles away. Glenfield's nearest train station is Leicester at 3 miles.

The closest hospital is Glenfield Leicester.

Q.

We need to find low cost conveyancing in Glenfield. What do we need to consider?

A.

Several solicitors advertise 'the cheapest conveyancing'. Often additional charges are often hiding in the solicitor's terms that unknowing homeowners have not reviewed Any additional costs listed in terms and conditions ought to be fair and only apply to matters if your conveyancer must complete additional work , which could not be anticipated at the start of the process. Our quotes clearly state all legal fees for a standard conveyancing transaction.

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How is contaminated land in Glenfield investigated when buying?

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Residential property is contaminated by a broad range of natural causes and human activities, such as nearby waste management facilities. An environmental search will reveal this in more detail.

Q.

In about 6 weeks we are preparing to move from our detached property in Glenfield to a home in Enderby , what is the best point to appoint a removals firm?

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We would tend to suggest that sellers hold off organising removals until after exchange of contracts because generally a date wont have been set. Try J C Removals, 14 Overdale Av, Glenfield, Leicester, LE3 8GP Call: 07522 904405.

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Which property does a Glenfield conveyancing solicitor conduct on a Glenfield building?

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The customary conveyancing procedure will be to obtain Local Authority, Drainage and Water Search (CON29DW or personal), Environment Search and Gypsum Mining Search as well as any unique particular e.g. a Development reports.

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Are there any conservation areas in Glenfield?

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There are a number of conservation areas in or near Glenfield. The lawyer handling your purchase can advise further and discuss what specific restrictions are in place.

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Do I need to get searches for chancel liability if we are buying close by rectory grounds in Glenfield?

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In Glenfield, where land was once owned by a lay rectors, new owners of that property may be obliged to fund upkeep of an old church building. As a result of the Land Registration Act 2002, interest over any affected land in Glenfield must be registered by October 2013. This will make it easier to identify affected property through a chancel search. Glenfield church lands where chancel liability may apply include St Peter.

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What can a Glenfield conveyancing solicitor advise if the flat we are buying is in a Leicester planning authority conservation area that has unseemly dormer windows fitted?

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Local authority Requisition for search and Official Certificate of Search conducted by your solicitor will verify if the Glenfield property a conservation area and any evidence of consent for alterations will be supplied.

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When in the conveyancing process is it appropriate to instruct a conveyancing solicitor in Glenfield?

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Simply, instructing as soon as possible is wise. The legal work can then begin very early in the process. Prompt instruction of a firm to act for you on your Glenfield transaction can reduce the likelihood of your sale or purchase falling though.

 
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