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Conveyancing in Great Dunmow Q & A's

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Ask Lorraine a question lorraine@homewardlegal.co.uk

Updated: 22/07/17

Living in the Great Dunmow area? ;

The nearest station to Great Dunmow is Elsenham and Great Dunmow's closest airport is Stansted Airport. Cambridge City Airport is 25 miles and away.

St Michaels Braintree is the nearest hospital.

Q.

How can we ensure our cheap quote is fixed? We need an affordable Great Dunmow conveyancing estimate.

A.

This matter catches out many buyers and sellers, and can leave them paying far more in conveyancing fees than they budgeted. Many conveyancers purport to offer theoretically cheap conveyancing quotes. Unfortunately extra charges will be included in the small print. Busy, stressed buyers and sellers ignore these terms at their peril. Additional fees listed in the terms needs to be fair. Our online calculator will create an accurate quote for your buy.

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What kind of searches about the potential risk of flooding in the Essex region will a property solicitor in Great Dunmow be able to do?

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A vital step in the legal due diligence process involves your conveyancing solicitor applying for environmental searches that provide detail regarding Great Dunmow historical flood risk. In addition the Great Dunmow property solicitor might possibly propose a more detailed (e.g. Homcheck) detailed local flood search.

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What will the council tax cost me on a Sixties Band G flat in Great Dunmow?

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The homes appropriate council tax band will usually be highlighted within the report on title, and by the local council. The latest tax rates for residents of Great Dunmow are detailed at the Uttlesford local authority site. At the time of writing, 21 December 2012, band rates are:

  • Band A - £1,004.00
  • Band B - £1,171.00
  • Band C - £1,338.00
  • Band D - £1,505.00
  • Band E - £1,840.00
  • Band F - £2,175.00
  • Band G - £2,509.00
  • Band H - £3,011.00

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Is contaminated land a problem for most houses in Great Dunmow?

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Great Dunmow property is contaminated by many environmental concerns. Contaminants such as nearby electrical substations will be investigated during the conveyancing process. Crumps Farm, Stortford Road, Essex, CM6 1SR is a source of potential local contamination in Great Dunmow.

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How long does it take our conveyancer to exchange contracts all of the legal work for a flat in an Edwardian building we are buying in Great Dunmow?

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The conveyancing process can take anywhere between a month and 3 months dependent on various issues for example the speed of the vendor's conveyancing solicitor, or the communication, with managing agents.

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What will a Great Dunmow property solicitor do if the property we hope to purchase is located in a registered conservation area and has inappropriate roof antenna fitted?

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Uttlesford planning authority searches conducted by your Great Dunmow conveyancing solicitor as part of the conveyancing will ascertain whether the Great Dunmow property a designated conservation area and evidence of consent for modifications will be supplied.

Q.

Unfortunate personal circumstances dictate that we want to get cracking and exchange on the legal work on our co-owned property asap, do you have any fast solicitors in Great Dunmow ?

A.

Our chosen solicitors adopt a highly take charge modus operandi when completing the legal process as rapidly as possible.

We only ever allocate you to solicitors which always communicate from the beginning to the end of the property chain .

Also , our carefully chosen panel of home moving lawyers are actually chosen because they use the best integrated and information technology systems to exchange on the legal work to your ideal move date.

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Will a Great Dunmow solicitor order any searches on the Essex forties detached cottage we are buying?

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The routine conveyancing procedure is to get Local Authority Search, Drainage and Water Search (CON29DW or personal) and Environmental and occasionally less common searches, which may include a British Waterways.

 
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