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Conveyancing in Hanham Q & A's

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Ask Lorraine a question lorraine@homewardlegal.co.uk

Updated: 14/01/17

Commuting from the area? ;

Hanham's closest train station is Lawrence Hill at 2 miles and the nearest airport to Hanham is Bristol Airport (9 miles).

Hanham is approximately 3m of the M32 junction entry 2 Southbound.

Cossham Bristol is the most convenient hospital.

Q.

We are trying to find a discount conveyancing quote in Hanham. What do we need to consider?

A.

This catches out many buyers, and can leave them paying far more in conveyancing fees than they budgeted, and many solicitors purport to offer cheap conveyancing. However extra fees are often hiding in the small print. Excited buyers, eager to get underway, often ignore this small print when they instruct. Any fees included in the terms should be reasonable.

Q.

We are intending to buy a church rectory in Shenington. Should we order a chancel search?

A.

Whether you are buying a residence in Hanham or elsewhere in the county, the conveyancing lawyer could advise that a chancel search be taken out. Through some church councils have chosen to exact chancel repairs on the current owners, it is not possible to be certain that a parish where dues have not recently been paid will not automatically be the case for future owners, so the solicitor will be unable to make any guarantees, and will recommend insurance.

Q.

Which local authority looks after Hanham?

A.

Hanham is located in Bristol City Council, The Council House, College Green, BS1 5TR, Call: 0117 922 3000

Q.

What environmental concerns can contaminate land in Hanham. Are these thoroughly investigated?

Residential property is contaminated by many natural and human-influenced issues, like shallow mining and shallow mining. An environmental search can give more clarity. Land / Premises At, Bath Road, Avon, BS15 5RN is one such potential cause of local contamination.

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Is your solicitor team geared up for complete within 28 days of exchange on auction conveyancing in Hanham?

A.

We prepare legal packs for vendors and do frequently do the legal conveyancing sellers at auction. Conveyancers tend to inform purchasers to formally instruct a property lawyer in advance of the auction day to allow sufficient time for a detailed report of the auction pack.

Thereafter, following the auction day arrives your appointed lawyer is absolutely able to concentrate on concluding the purchase inside 4 weeks as typically required .

Q.

What do fixtures and fittings include?

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There is no clear definition of fixtures and fittings, resulting in considerable confusion once the buyer moves in and the previous owner has taken certain items or fixtures with them. Completion or agreement of a fixtures and fittings form is unfortunately often left to the last minute, when a dispute may jeopordise the transaction. This makes a fixtures and fittings form so necessary.

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When in the process do you need to get a solicitor to handle our sale?

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If you use a firm offering a 'no move, no fee' guarantee, the sooner you instruct a firm, the better. The legal work can then begin straight away. Prompt instruction of a firm for a purchase allows you can shave days off the process by having the details of your instructed solicitor ready when you make an offer, or, if you are selling a property, paperwork can be prepared, even before a buyer is found.

Q.

My agent has offered a conveyancing. Should I instruct this solicitor?

A.

Agent referrals are a common path for purchasers to get a solicitor. These referrals need to be weighed up against alternatives, including online or local firms, as the agent may recommend the conveyancer who pays out the highest referral fee, not the law firm with the best reputation.

 
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