By Frances Traynor
20th April 2017
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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.Q.
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.Q.
Sutton planning authority Requisition for search and Official Certificate of Search conducted by your Hackbridge property lawyer will verify whether the property is in a conservation area proof of the appropriate permissions for additions to the property will be supplied.Should no necessary permissions be available, your solicitor will give you professional advice on all options such as obtaining an indemnity policy or requesting retrospective permission from Sutton council.Q.
Buyers in Hackbridge will often be frustrated with the lack of formality over what fixtures and fittings ought to be included. Completion or agreement of a fixtures and fittings form is unfortunately often left to the last minute, when a dispute may jeopordise the transaction, and this makes resolving any confusion between buyer and seller on this issue so urgent.Q.
Where land in Hackbridge was once owned by a lay-rector, new owners of that property may be obliged to contribute towards repairs to church property in the locality. A chancel search is used to check that such a liability exists. Liability is more common in some parts of the country. A conveyancing solicitor will be able to advise as to whether a chancel search is necessary, and recommend suitable insurance.Q.
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.Q.
Restrictions exist to restrict soil contamination, but some will remain in the environment for decades. Metal contamination of soil in Hackbridge is more likely to occur near disused factories or waste management sites. Data on other contaminants, like groundwater contamination, will also be included in an environmental search.Q.
The rate of stamp duty owed will depend on the property's value. On a £582000 property, stamp duty will be £23280.Q.
It is advised that most purchasers order a house survey. A range problems affect a property, which include corrosion of pipework, and issues such as these are not likely to be investigated as part of the conveyancing itself.