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Conveyancing in Hook Q & A's

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Ask Lorraine a question lorraine@homewardlegal.co.uk

Updated: 16/01/17

Commuting to the area? ;

Motorists are well served with Hook being well placed with good road access close at inside a miles off the M3 Junction 5 Northbound.

The nearest train station to Hook is Hook and Blackbushe Airport is 6 miles from Hook. Heathrow Terminal 5 Airport is 25 miles, Farnborough (TAG London) Airport is 8 miles, White Waltham Airport is 18 miles, and Booker Airport is 24 miles away.

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Hook area information

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West Green House Garden National Trust Hartley Wintney St Mary Churches Conservation Trust and Basing House Hampshire Passport are near to Hook.

The nearest hospital to Hook is Odiham Cottage.

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How do I find affordable conveyancing in Hook?

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Various conveyancers purport to offer 'the cheapest conveyancing quotes', but extra costs are frequently hidden in the solicitor's terms of engagement. Extra charges found in terms of engagement needs to be fair and clearly defined and only come into force where the lawyer must perform additional tasks , which could not be anticipated at the start of the process.

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How much is the council tax on a Fifties mid-terrace Band E home in Hook?

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You should be provide your homes band within the report on title. The latest tax rates for Hook are set out in detail online at the Hart local authority site. At the time of authoring on 07 February 2013 the different rates are:

  • Band A - £971.00
  • Band B - £1,133.00
  • Band C - £1,294.00
  • Band D - £1,456.00
  • Band E - £1,780.00
  • Band F - £2,104.00
  • Band G - £2,427.00
  • Band H - £2,913.00

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Will we need a property survey?

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The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors recommend that the majority of buyers book a RICS surveyor if buying in Hook. It is a fact that there are a wide range of problems

which can negatively affect a property, including rotten roof timbers or cavity wall tie failure, and these will not be addressed by your conveyancing solicitor.

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Are you set up to 1 month completions on the conveyancing for property auction properties in Hook?

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Yes - Indeed we put together legal documentation for vendors and commonly act for sellers at auction. It SI highly advisable to instruct an experienced solicitors practice as quickly as possible so there is time for a full review of the auction legal papers well before the property auction.

Subsequently, immediately after the auction day itself the lawyer will be able to concentrate on speedily concluding the transaction within the limited time frame as required .

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In Hook, is top soil remediation of contaminated property an option?

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In Hook, remediation may be possible, although it can be expensive. Speak to Realcity Ltd, Grasslands, Mattingley, Hook, RG27 8LJ for additional information.

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Which local authority looks after Hook?

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Hook is located in Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council, Civic Offices, London Road, Basingstoke, Hampshire, RG21 4AH, phone: 01256 844 844

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Should I select the property solicitor offered by the agent?

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It is not uncommon for agents to suggest one or more conveyancing firms. However, if the agent is paid a fee by the solicitor, there is a risk that the agent may suggest whichever firm pays the most per referral, not the most suitable for you.

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Handling the legal work without the assistance of a Hook property solicitor is becoming possible when buying a maisonette , however would it really be prudent ?

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Theoretically speaking there is absolutely no argument why you cant engage in the legal process without assistance.

The truth is however that a property lawyer carries out a huge array of activities such as checking contracts and dealing with requisition on os1 many of which need a skilled professional. Nonetheless lawyers must get indemnity cover to shield you from any professional errors.

 
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