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Conveyancing in Greenhithe Q & A's

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Ask Lorraine a question lorraine@homewardlegal.co.uk

Updated: 22/04/17

Living in the area? ;

Greenhithe is very close at within a couple of miles off the M25 junction entry 1a Westbound.

The closest airport to Greenhithe is London City Airport (11 miles s). London Heliport Airport is 20 miles, London Airport is 20 miles, Rochester Airport is 12 miles and London Biggin Hill Airport is 14 miles away and the closest train station to Greenhithe is Greenhithe.

Darent Valley Dartford is a nearby hospital for Greenhithe.

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I need the cheapest conveyancing solicitors. because we are on a limited budget.

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Many online and high street firms purport to offer so-called cheap conveyancing. However extra fees may increase the solicitor's invoice. Charges included in terms and conditions should be reasonable. Our online calculator will create an accurate quote for your buy.

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Do we need a house survey?

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We recommend that the majority of buyers order an inspection if you are planning to buy in Greenhithe. Buyers should be aware that there are a wide range of issues which can affect a property. These can include roof damage. These will not be reported on by a solicitor.

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I am buying a £934000. How is Stamp Duty Land Tax calculated?

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Stamp Duty is based on the home's value. Stamp duty will be £37360 on a £934000 residential property.

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Is your panel of solicitors able to very fast completions on auction conveyancing in Greenhithe?

Our solicitors and licensed conveyancers in Greenhithe frequently get instructed by buyers at auction. Conveyancers consistently suggest purchasers to instruct a conveyancing solicitor in advance of the property auction to allow adequate time for an investigation.

Thereafter, following the auction day arrives your appointed lawyer is thoroughly geared up to finishing the legal work within the limited time frame as required .

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Would you recommend making the effort to defer paying SDLT rates?

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Homeward Legal do not advise buyers risk any form of stamp duty mitigation, as such schemes are highly expensive and HMRC may challenge a scheme up to six years later imposing fines and reviewing all your revenue matters. There have been a small number of government initiatives, however, such as for first-time buyers.

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For a fast exchange and completion on the purchase of a £542,000 residence, what do we need to do?

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Finding a proactive solicitor is the key to a fast conveyancing transaction. When identifying an appropriate a solicitor, you should ask yourself the following: Which communication methods do they use? Days can be wasted waiting for letters in the post which could be emailed or faxed. Are they 'no move, no fee'? This can incentivise a faster transaction. Did you experience any delays when requesting a quote?

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Are the many designated conservation areas in Greenhithe likely to affect us?

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The regions in or near Greenhithe will include several conservation areas. The advantages of these restrictions will include preservation of an area's historic charm, but they can add to maintenance costs. Your lawyer will provide more details.

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Which local factors can impact land in Greenhithe. Are these thoroughly investigated?

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Many of contaminants caused by environmental concerns has the potential to affect land. Contaminants like other land contamination will be reported on in environmental search results.

 
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