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Conveyancing in Hedge End Q & A's

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Ask Lorraine a question lorraine@homewardlegal.co.uk

Updated: 25/04/17

Local Hedge End attractions

Bursledon Hants Windmill, Manor Farm Country Park Hampshire Passport and Bursledon Windmill Hampshire Passport are near to Hedge End.

Commuters are well served with Hedge End situated with good motorway access very close at about 1/2 mile of Junction 7 Eastbound of the M27.

Hedge End's nearest train station is Hedge End. Hedge End's closest airport is Southampton, Mitchell Way Airport (4 miles). Southampton Airport is 4 miles, Bembridge IoW Airport is 19 miles, Sandown IoW Airport is 19 miles and Bournemouth International Airport is 25 miles away.

The closest hospital for Hedge End is Moorgreen Southampton.

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I need a lawyer that offers cheap conveyancing in Hedge End. because we are on a limited budget.

A.

Many solicitors advertise cheap conveyancing, but additional charges are often hiding in the terms and conditions, left unregarded by busy buyers Any extra charges should be fair and clearly defined. A conveyancing quote ought to define costs to be paid to third parties, like the local authority, (disbursements).

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Which Hedge End mortgage lenders do you work with?

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Homeward Legal have worked with the bulk of lenders approved by the Council of Mortgage Lenders. A number of mortgage specialists operate in Hedge End, like Brent King Health Care Finance, Botley Mills/Mill Hill, Botley, Southampton, SO30 2GB, and Oak Grange Mortgages, 2 Mallard Gdns, Hedge End, Southampton, SO30 2XJ.

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Do I need to get a chancel search when my partner and I are buying in Hedge End near a church?

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There are thousands of ecclesiastical parishes across England and Wales. Property owners within some of these may be required to pay for the repair of a local church. Insurance may be available to protect a buyer should a Hedge End Parochial Church Council enforce liability. Ecclesiastical properties in Hedge End where chancel liability may apply include St John the Evangelist.

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I am on a very limited budget. Will doing the conveyancing myself without the assistance of a Hedge End lawyer help save any money?

A.

It is possible to take care of he conveyancing unaided. In reality however, a lawyer is familiar with a large array of exercises including applying for and interpreting office copies and checking for any restrictive covenants most of which are more safely handled with appropriate a qualified professional. Despite that solicitors practices are required by the Law Society to be in possession of appropriate insurance cover to protect you from any failures.

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I am purchasing a property with Harpenden Building Society, is there anything we need to consider?

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A small number of lenders have opted to reduce the size of their 'solicitor panel'. Homeward Legal, however, will act for all major lenders so that the buyer will not have to pay legal costs to your lender's solicitor.

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Where can I go about check whether the conservation area we are buying in is not being properly maintained?

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Conservation areas are set up by the local Eastleigh planning authority, who oversee the state of the area including things like plastic box signs, dormer windows and the historic layout of roads. Following a campaign, English Heritage maintain information of the state of conservation areas along with the vulnerability.

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We are buying on a newly development ex-industrial site. Is the soil potentially contaminated?

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Given the region's industrial and agricultural history in parts of Hedge End, soil contamination is unavoidable. The local authority for Hedge End will be able to provide more detail on cases of contamination.

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Do homewardlegal.co.uk look after the conveyancing for residential property auction properties in Hedge End?

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Our recommended conveyancing firms in Hedge End regularly take instructions from buyers and sellers at auction. Solicitors always advise bidders to decide on a an affordable lawyer in advance of the date of the auction for an investigation of the legal documents.

Thereafter, following the day of the auction your Homeward Legal lawyer is thoroughly able to concentrate on completing the transaction within the limited time as typically required by the terms if sale.

 
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