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Conveyancing in Higham Wood Q & A's

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Ask Lorraine a question lorraine@homewardlegal.co.uk

Updated: 20/10/17

Higham Wood attractions and landmarks

Tonbridge Castle Castle and Capel St Thomas Becket Churches Conservation Trust are in Higham Wood.

Higham Wood's nearest airport is Rochester, Maidstone Rd Airport. London City Airport is 23 miles, Gatwick South Terminal Airport is 20 miles, Gatwick North Terminal Airport is 21 mile s, Rochester Airport is 14 miles and London Biggin Hill Airport is 15 miles away. Higham Wood's nearest station is Tonbridge.

The most convenient hospital to Higham Wood is Tonbridge Cottage.

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How do we find a cheap solicitor quote for purchasing a home?

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Many property lawyers claim to offer theoretically cheap conveyancing quotes. Often additional costs are frequently hidden in the solicitor's terms, left unread by preoccupied homeowners

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We are buying on a Higham Wood brownfield site. Can the topsoil still be contaminated?

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There are laws imposed to stop future soil contamination. Various bodies hold data on land contaminants affecting Higham Wood, including local authorities.

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We are completing in June. How is Stamp Duty Land Tax rates calculated?

Stamp Duty will rely on several factors, primarily the value of the property. On a £54000 property, stamp duty will be £0.

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I have requested a quote from you. Will I need to pay any hidden charges?

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No. Homeward Legal never charge any extra, hidden costs for your legal work. Your quote is an accurate price.

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What does the Higham Wood conveyancing solicitor do when the property I am buying is in a local authority conservation area and has ill-suited doors added?

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Your instructed solicitor to establish if the property is located within a conservation area and whether any alterations have appropriate consent.

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What steps can I take to get out of paying stamp duty on the purchase?

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We do not advise conveyancing clients get involved with any stamp duty scheme, as such schemes are costly and often likely to fail.

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Are we at risk of gazumping?

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Gazumping takes place when a property owner accepts an offer and then dismisses it, selecting instead a better offer. The will be a danger of getting gazumped in any transaction, because offers are not binding until exchange of contracts. Consider instructing your solicitor as early as possible to reduce the chance of your offer being gazumped.

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Which local authority is responsible for Higham Wood?

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Higham Wood is located in Tonbridge and Malling Borough Council, Gibson Building, Gibson Drive, Kings Hill, Kent, ME19 4LZ, contact: 01732 844 522