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Conveyancing in Harlow Q & A's

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Ask Lorraine a question lorraine@homewardlegal.co.uk

Updated: 17/07/17

Commuting from Harlow? ;

Harlow's nearest airport is Stansted Airport. Luton Airport is 22 miles, London City Airport is 19 miles, London Heliport Airport is 24 miles, Elstree Airport is 20 miles and away. The closest train station to Harlow is Harlow Town.

Drivers are well served with Harlow having very convenient major road access approximately three miles off the M11 Junction 7 Northbound.

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Local points of interest in Harlow

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Great Parndon Parndon Wood Nature Reserve Educational and Harlow Roman Temple Site Archaeological Site are easily accessible from Harlow.

The neighbouring hospital for Harlow is Princess Alexandra Harlow.

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What are the best conveyancing rates for a £300,000 house?

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Numerous solicitors claim to offer supposedly cheap conveyancing quotes, but extra fees will be included in the solicitor's terms. Third party costs, termed disbursements, to be paid should be included on a Harlow conveyancing quote Any fees listed in the terms should be fair and clearly defined. Get a quote using the Homeward Legal quote calculator for the property you are buying.

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For a fast completion on the purchase of a £481,000 home, how can we speed things up?

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Instructing a proactive, diligent lawyer is key a fast transaction. Furthermore, there are several tasks you can also do to speed up your conveyancing, including, organising your finances, including arranging a mortgage, replying to your lawyer by phone, fax or email and keeping in regular contact with your lawyer.

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There are a growing number online resources going into great depth on by passing the solicitor. Do I therefore have to use property solicitor in Harlow ?

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Technically, there is no argument why a seller shouldn't look after the legal work yourself. That said, a conveyancing solicitor handles a significant number

of roles from ranging from chasing deeds and DS1 documents and handling retentions most of which are more safely handled with appropriate a qualified solicitor. However firms and their solicitors are bound to take out relevant cover in order to protect you from any professional negligence.

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Which areas of Harlow are eligible for disadvantaged area relief?

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Disadvantaged areas are identified by local ward, and relevant areas include Hare Street and Town Centre. Update: As of the 2013/14 tax year, stamp duty relief for disadvantaged areas is no longer available.

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Swansea Building Society will be our lender - what do we need to consider?

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Buyers should know that some lenders have reduced the number of firms on their approved panel. For buyers, this can result in significantly increased conveyancing costs. Homeward Legal are able to act for the vast majority of CML-approved lenders so that you will not be required to pay legal fees for your lender's solicitor.

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Is homewardlegal.co.uk able to move quickly on the legal conveyancing of property auction properties in Harlow?

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In fact we are familiar with local and national auctions and commonly take instructions from sellers at auction. It is prudent for bidders to choose a SRA regulated conveyancing firm as rapidly as they can to allow enough time for a thorough review of the auction legal papers prior to the date of the auction.

Subsequently, immediately after the day of bidding your lawyer is focused on finishing the transaction inside as short a time frame as usually required .

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Which Harlow mortgage lenders do you work with?

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Of lenders with branches nearby Harlow, we with the vast majority. Harlow lenders and mortgage specialists include Lloyds TSB Bank PLC, 25 East Gate, Harlow, CM20 1LD, Metro, 13 South Rd, Harlow, CM20 2AP, and Genesis, 35 High St, Harlow, CM17 0DN.

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The owner looks to have added artificial stone cladding on the property in Harlow which we think might possibly break local conservation area rules

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The lawyer will make enquiries to see if the property is located within a conservation area, and if so, whether any modifications have the essential consents from the local authority.

 
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