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Conveyancing in Haslemere Q & A's

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Ask Lorraine a question lorraine@homewardlegal.co.uk

Updated: 28/11/16

Commuting from the Haslemere area? ;

The closest airport to Haslemere is Farnborough (TAG London) Airport. Gatwick South Terminal Airport is 25 miles, Gatwick North Terminal Airport is 24 miles and Blackbushe Airport is 17 miles away and Haslemere station is approximately a mile from Haslemere.

Holy Cross Shottermill is a relatively close hospital to Haslemere.

Q.

How do I get a cheap solicitor for selling a share of freehold house?

A.

Several property lawyers offer theoretically cheap conveyancing quotes. However additional charges may increase the final invoice. A quote for conveyancing in Haslemere ought to list any disbursements to be paid.The Homeward Legal quote calculator will confirm the solicitors' fees, based on the property you are selling.

Q.

How do we work out Stamp Duty Land Tax?

A.

The Stamp Duty you must pay is based on the valuation. Stamp duty will be £13680 on a £456000 house or flat.*

*Accurate 17/02/2013

Q.

How does a Haslemere solicitor report back on the potential risk of a flood at Haslemere for a buy to let property we are buying?

A.

Your conveyancer conducts conveyancing searches that will include Haslemere flood risk area data. A more specialist flood risk search, for instance the Landmark search, will often be recommended by a qualified Haslemere conveyancing solicitor if the results of the environmental search show that there is any risk of flooding.

Q.

I have found plenty of on and offline publications on the subject of do it yourself conveyancing. Do I want to use a Haslemere property lawyer ?

A.

Technically speaking there is no argument why a home seller cant carry out the your own conveyancing yourself.

The truth is however that a conveyancing solicitor in Haslemere typically handles a significant number of activities

such as drafting contracts or representing the lender which are more safely handled with appropriate a qualified professional. In any event however, firms and their solicitors are made responsible to carry sufficient insurance cover to safeguard you in the event of failures.

Q.

I am shortly going to be moving out of our period building in Haslemere into our new property in Guildford , when to choose a home removal company?

A.

The ideal way is for home movers to wait before a removal van until you have fixed the moving date that frequently occurs once contracts have exchanged.

For a local Surrey company Pauls Moves, Unicorn Trading Est, Haslemere, GU27 1DN Phone: 01420 210001 or Three Counties Removals, 33 Rackfield, Haslemere, GU27 1NA Tel: 01428 648704.

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How much is the council tax on a Thirties end of terrace Band E property in Haslemere?

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You will be briefed about the homes council tax band as part of the report on title.

The latest council tax charges for homes in Haslemere are set out on the East Hampshire local authority site. At the time of writing, 18 July 2012, the rates are:

  • Band A - £960.00
  • Band B - £1,120.00
  • Band C - £1,279.00
  • Band D - £1,439.00
  • Band E - £1,759.00
  • Band F - £2,079.00
  • Band G - £2,399.00
  • Band H - £2,879.00

Q.

We are intending to purchase a property in the parish of Coulsdon. Will a chancel search be appropriate?

A.

Whether you are buying a property in Haslemere or elsewhere in the county, the conveyancing solicitor is likely to recommend that a chancel search be ordered. Through some parish councils have exercised their right to exact chancel repairs on new owners of lay rectorships, it cannot be guaranteed that a parish which has not been subject to chancel liability in the past will not automatically be the case for future owners.

Q.

We are buying on a brownfield site. Can the soil still be contaminated?

A.

Effort is made throughout Haslemere to resolve top-soil contamination. Metal contamination of top-soil in Haslemere is more likely to occur near landfill sites. Data on other contaminants, like hazardous gases, will also be included in an environmental search.

 
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