If Hermitage contaminated property is found in an environmental search, can the topsoil be remediated?
A degree of remediation is possible is some cases, although it can be expensive. For more information, contact Belcher Nigel, Hillier Garden Centre/Priors Ct Rd, Hermitage, Thatcham, RG18 9TG.
How do you work out stamp duty and what should we pay on a £140000 Hermitage residence?
The Stamp Duty due depends on the purchase price. On a £140000 property, stamp duty will be £1400.*
*Correct October 2012
Is there a benefit to going to auction over a standard estate agent sale?
The majority of homes sold via an estate agent will be in a reasonable condition and usually modernised, whereas auction properties will often require a lot of modernisation or structural work before it can be lived in. That’s not to say you can’t use either for your sale, of course, irrespective of the state of the property.
Whichever option you choose, you should line up a focused, proactive solicitor on a fixed-fee agreement protected by a ‘No Completion, No Fee’ guarantee. You should appoint them as early as possible, too, so that the conveyancing work can start immediately – this is particularly important for auctions, as there is usually a four-week completion stipulation on its sale.
At Homeward Legal, we offer you’re the best quality service on all types of sale and purchase, including auctions, for competitively low fees protected by our 'No Completion, No Fee' guarantee. Try our online quote calculator or call our team on 0800 038 6699.
I am on a tight deadline and need guarantee fast conveyancing, how could we speed up the conveyancing process?
Contacting a proactive and experienced property lawyer is crucial to a fast transaction. There are various jobs you, as the buyer, can also do to get moving sooner. These include:
- calling or emailing your property lawyer, and chase them if you suspect any delays
- promptly completing and return any forms
- organising your finances
I f I read up on the conveyancing process as a buyer and seller of a home - Is it prudent to do the all of the legal work myself?
Should you want to have a go you can complete the greater majority of the your own conveyancing without the help of property lawyer in Hermitage .
That said, a property lawyer carries out a large number of tasks such as chasing outstanding papers and interpreting management accounts which require the relevant training.
Even more importantly have a go conveyancers will not be covered by the appropriate indemnity cover that legal firms must take out.