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Conveyancing in Hackbridge Q & A's

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Ask Lorraine a question lorraine@homewardlegal.co.uk

Updated: 23/07/17

Local Hackbridge attractions

Morden Hall Park National Trust Cheam Lumley Chapel Churches Conservation Trust and Croydon Airport Vistor Centre Aviation Museum are close at hand to Hackbridge.

Hackbridge's nearest train station is Carshalton. The closest airport to Hackbridge is London Biggin Hill Airport. Heathrow Terminals 1 2 3 Airport is 14 miles, London City Airport is 14 miles, London Heliport Airport is 7 miles, Heathrow Terminal 5 Airport is 15 miles, Gatwick South Terminal Airport is 15 miles, Gatwick North Terminal Airport is 15 miles, Heathrow Terminal 4 Airport is 13 miles, Northolt Jet Centre Airport is 16 miles, Elstree Airport is 21 mile and away.

The closest hospital for Hackbridge is St Helier, Carshalton.

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I need to find discount conveyancing in Hackbridge. What do we need to check for?

A.

Many conveyancers purport to offer theoretically cheap conveyancing quotes, but additional costs are often hiding in the small print. Extra costs listed in your solicitor's terms should be fair.

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What authority keeps records for logging the standard of neglect the conservation areas in Hackbridge?

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English Heritage, a government body, have conducted a survey and created information in relation to the condition of conservation areas along with the vulnerability. Conservation areas in Hackbridge are designated by Sutton who are responsible for the state of the area including things like ugly highway signs, non sympathetic doors and what can be demolished.

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What causes conveyancing for a purchase appear to be so drawn out?

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Conveyancing will occasionally be delayed, we, however, know how distracting such delays can be and endeavour

to reduce their impact if it can be achieved. Reasons for delay include a slow firm acting for the lender.

Q.

How early should we instruct a solicitor in Hackbridge?

A.

With a firm offering a 'no move, no fee' conveyancing quote, the earlier in the process you can instruct a solicitor, the better, as the legal work can start very early in the process. Early instruction of a solicitor to act on your Hackbridge sale or purchase can reduce the likelihood of the transaction falling through.

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Do many designated conservation areas in Hackbridge have the potential to affect us?

A.

These areas safeguard areas of historical or architectural value. Your solicitor will offer more information and confirm potential liability for unauthorised works.

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To complete on our £806k property purchase ASAP, how can we arrange a fast conveyancing transaction in Hackbridge?

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Firstly, instructing a proactive and experienced lawyer is essential to a faster move. There are, however, a number of things you, as the buyer, can do to speed up your conveyancing, such as, keeping in regular contact with your lawyer, responding to your lawyer by phone, fax or email wherever possible and arranging your mortgage offer.

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I would like to know which Hackbridge lenders your conveyancing solicitors work with. Whose panels are you on?

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The Homeward Legal partnership can work with many lenders approved by the Council of Mortgage Lenders. A number of mortgage specialists operate in Hackbridge, including M P S Mortgages, 167 Woodcote Rd, Wallington, SM6 0QG, Elson Consultancy, 38 Stafford Rd, Wallington, SM6 9AA, and Making Mortgages Simple, 43 Whittaker Rd, Sutton, SM3 9QG.

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We are going to buy a 1960's property. Do we need property searches?

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Conveyancing searches are a typical set of enquiries carried out in the interest of the purchaser. Searches are strongly recommended, however they consider issues with the property's title.

 
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