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Conveyancing in Hawkhurst Q & A's

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Ask Lorraine a question lorraine@homewardlegal.co.uk

Updated: 22/04/17

Living in the Hawkhurst area? ;

The nearest airport to Hawkhurst is Lydd Airport. Rochester Airport is 21 mile away and the closest station to Hawkhurst is Etchingham.

Hawkhurst Cranbrook is the neighbouring hospital.

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How do I find a cheap solicitor quote to buy leasehold property?

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Many solicitors claim to offer supposedly cheap conveyancing, but additional fees are often hiding in the solicitor's terms of engagement. Any costs which are listed in your solicitor's terms should be fair and reasonable. The disbursements to be paid should also be clearly stated on a conveyancing quote

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In the next month we are looking to move from our terraced residence in Hawkhurst into a property in Faversham , when to choose a removals firm?

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We will recommend that buyers and sellers wait until such time as exchange of contracts as in advance of this commonly a moving date wont have been settled.

Speak to Compass, Horns Hill, Hawkhurst, Cranbrook, TN18 4XG on 01580 754391.

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What causes the purchase conveyancing process to take weeks to complete?

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Conveyancing may be held up. We aim to minimise the cost of these delays by driving the transaction forward.

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How many lenders in Hawkhurst do you work with?

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Of lenders with local offices in or near Hawkhurst, Homeward Legal work with the bulk of them. Hawkhurst lenders and mortgage specialists include Sandlayne Associates, Brook House/Cranbrook Rd, Hawkhurst, Cranbrook, TN18 5EE.

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What can affect land in Hawkhurst. Will they be properly investigated?

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Land will be contaminated by a broad range of environmental factors, and an environmental search will confirm that a house could be affected by Hawkhurst contaminants like sand or clay quarries. Contamination can be caused by local waste sites, including Land/ Premises At, Water Lane, Kent, TN18 5AP.

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How look for check out if the Hawkhurst conservation area is neglected?

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English Heritage, a government body, have put together a detailed list on the state of conservation areas in Hawkhurst and throughout England along with the trend. Local conservation areas are designated by the local authority (Tunbridge Wells) who are responsible for the state of the area including things like neglected buildings, satellite dishes and trees.

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My husband and I are buying in Hawkhurst. Can we check that the house is in a designated conservation area?

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With 9000 such areas throughout England, the neighbourhoods located near Hawkhurst will include a number of conservation areas. The local authority will be able to offer more information about local conservation areas, and the solicitor handling your purchase address the consequences of purchasing property in a conservation area.

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What will a Hawkhurst property solicitor advise if the flat we hope to invest in is situated in a Tunbridge Wells local authority conservation area which seems to have unlawful stone cladding added?

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Tunbridge Wells planning authority Requisition for search and Official Certificate of Search carried out by your Hawkhurst property lawyer in the process of the conveyancing should ascertain whether the property is within a conservation area and evidence of the appropriate permissions for alterations will be required. In the event that no appropriate permissions be available your Hawkhurst conveyancer will advise you of the alternatives e.g. getting covered by an indemnity insurance policy or requesting retrospective approval from the appropriate local authority.

 
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