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Conveyancing in Hampton Wick Q & A's

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Ask Lorraine a question lorraine@homewardlegal.co.uk

Updated: 27/04/17

Commuting to the area? ;

Hampton Wick station is almost 1 mile from Hampton Wick. Heathrow Terminal 4 Airport is 6 miles from Hampton Wick. Heathrow Terminals 1 2 3 Airport is 7 miles, London City Airport is 18 miles, London Heliport Airport is 8 miles, Heathrow Terminal 5 Airport is 9 miles, Farnborough (TAG London) Airport is 22 miles, Gatwick South Terminal Airport is 20 miles, Gatwick North Terminal Airport is 19 miles, Northolt Jet Centre Airport is 11 miles s, Elstree Airport is 17 miles, White Waltham Airport is 20 miles, Blackbushe Airport is 24 miles, London Biggin Hill Airport is 17 miles and Booker Airport is 25 miles away.

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Hampton Wick attractions and landmarks

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Ham House National Trust , Wimbledon London Windmill, Marble Hill House English Heritage and Esher St George Churches Conservation Trust are near to Hampton Wick.

The nearest hospital for Hampton Wick is Teddington Memorial.

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How do I get a discount conveyancing quote?

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This catches out many buyers, and can leave them paying far more in fees than they budgeted. Many firms purport to offer 'the cheapest conveyancing'. Unfortunately additional charges will be included in the terms and conditions. Additionals included in terms and conditions needs to be fair. They be applicable solely where the lawyer must complete unanticipated additional work on your behalf, which could not be anticipated at the start of the process. Homeward Legal quotes are not estimates, and offer a clear statement of your legal fees for a standard conveyancing transaction.

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Why does conveyancing take such a long time?

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Conveyancing in Hampton Wick will sometimes be lengthy even in ideal circumstances. In some cases, the causes are out of a lawyer's hands. We work hard to minimise the impact of these delays wherever possible by driving the sale or purchase forward.

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What enquiries in relation to the potential risk of floods at North London will a Hampton Wick conveyancing solicitor examine?

An important step in the legal process of purchasing a property involves the conveyancer conducting environmental searches that set out detail about the Hampton Wick flood risk. Additionally your Hampton Wick property lawyer will sometimes propose a substantially more flood risk search.

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Does the report on the property's title compiled by the conveyancing solicitor in Hampton Wick outline relevant rates of the council tax on a flat before exchanging contracts?

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A property lawyer will speak to the relevant local council to discover the correct council tax band and rates, which will be set out in the title report. The latest tax charges for residents of Hampton Wick are published at the council website.

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Will a conveyancing solicitor in Hampton Wick carry out any conveyancing searches on the London Fifties end-of-terrace flat I am purchasing

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If you are taking out a mortgage lender mandates at least the following for Hampton Wick: Local Authority (personal or official), Drainage and Water Search (CON29DW or personal) and Environment Search, and, depending on certain criteria, area-specific searches, like a Cheshire Brine Search.

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Has barium (Ba) ever contaminated land in Hampton Wick?

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Soil contamination by industrial waste, including metals, will have occurred in parts of Hampton Wick. The local authority for Hampton Wick will be able to provide more detail on cases of contamination.

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Which of the lender panels in Hampton Wick are you on?

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Most lenders in Hampton Wick are on our solicitors' panels. Local mortgage lenders and brokers include Imatch Mortgages, 127 High St, Teddington, TW11 8HH, Chameleon Independent Mortgages, 58 Wood St, Kingston Upon Thames, KT1 1UW, and K T Partnership, 94B High St, Epsom, KT19 8BJ.

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My agent has named a conveyancing solicitor. Will it be easier to use them?

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It is not uncommon for estate agents to refer a solicitor. Such referrals must be compared with other local solicitors, or better-value firms found online, as some agents choose the firm which pays to the largest referral fee, not the most suitable for you.

 
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