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Conveyancing in Horley Q & A's

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Ask Lorraine a question lorraine@homewardlegal.co.uk

Updated: 03/12/16

Commuting from the area? ;

Horley station is almost a mile from Horley. Horley's closest airport is Gatwick North Terminal Airport. Heathrow Terminals 1 2 3 Airport is 24 miles, London City Airport is 25 miles, London Heliport Airport is 21 mile s, Heathrow Terminal 5 Airport is 25 miles, Gatwick South Terminal Airport is 2 miles, Heathrow Terminal 4 Airport is 23 miles, Shoreham Airport is 25 miles and London Biggin Hill Airport is 14 miles away.

Motorists are well served with Horley being well placed with very convenient major road access very close at under 2 miles off the M23 Junction 9.

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Horley points of interest

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Lowfield Heath Surrey Windmill and Skyview Aviation Museum are easily accessible from Horley.

The closest hospital for Horley is Horley, Gatwick Park.

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How do I get a cheap solicitor quote for purchasing a home?

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This catches out many sellers and buyers, and can leave them paying far more in fees than they budgeted. Many conveyancers offer so-called cheap conveyancing quotes, but additional costs are often hiding in the terms and conditions. Applicable disbursements should also be clearly stated on any quote for conveyancing in HorleyHomeward Legal quotes are not estimates, and offer a clear statement of your legal fees for a standard conveyancing transaction.

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Does the conveyancing solicitor in Horley report back to me about the amount to be paid of the council tax on a Band A property before exchange of contracts?

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Your property's relevant band should in most cases be reported in the report on title, and by the governing local authority. The latest council tax rates for homes in Horley are set out on the Mole Valley council site. At the time of authoring, 17 November 2012, the different rates are:

  • Band A - £1,006.00
  • Band B - £1,174.00
  • Band C - £1,341.00
  • Band D - £1,509.00
  • Band E - £1,844.00
  • Band F - £2,180.00
  • Band G - £2,515.00
  • Band H - £3,018.00

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Are there any lenders with Horley offices?

Of lenders with branches in Horley, we with the majority. Local mortgage lenders and brokers include Mortgage Advice Bureau, White & Sons/3 Massetts Rd, Horley, RH6 7PR.

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I am hoping to be moving from our semi detached building on the outskirts of Horley to a new dwelling in Headley what is the optimum stage to choose a removals firm?

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Our recommendation is to put off removals until the point where you and the other side has set your completion date that occurs once signing of contracts. For more information speak to Removals & Deliveries, Beech Hay/Ifield Rd, Charlwood, Horley, RH6 0DR Phone: 01293 862492.

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We are planning to buy with the Royal Bank of Scotland, is there anything I need to know?

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Some lenders have reduced their 'solicitor panel', potentially creating increased legal costs for buyers. Homeward Legal, however, are able to act for all major UK mortgage lenders.

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When I am purchasing near a church constructed around the 1500s in Horley, do you recommend that we get a search for chancel liability?

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Property owners proximate to a local church may be required to cover the cost of repairs. This is referred to as chancel repair liability. Terms used in a property's name, like 'rectory', may indicate chancel liability. A conveyancing solicitor will be able to advise further. Horley church properties where a chancel search may be necessary include St Bartholomew, St Etheldreda, St Francis and St Wilfrid's.

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Solicitors in Horley do necessary conveyancing searches when they are instructed by a property buyer, which particular searches?

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If getting a mortgage the building society of bank expects at least specific searches, including these searches - Local Authority, Drainage Search (Con29DW or personal) and Environment Search, and occasionally specific searches, which may include a Utilities Search.

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We are buying a 1950s house in the middle of a conservation area. Where can I find data relating to the standard of repair?

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English Heritage now maintain a list about the state of conservation areas in Horley and throughout England as well as the trend of the area. Conservation areas in Horley are designated by the local Mole Valley planning authority, who regulate everything from whether trees can be cut down to the avoidance of poorly maintained roads.

 
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