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Conveyancing in Houghton Regis Q & A's

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Ask Lorraine a question lorraine@homewardlegal.co.uk

Updated: 22/07/17

Commuting from Houghton Regis? ;

Houghton Regis is within 3m of the M1 junction entry 11 Northbound.

Houghton Regis's nearest airport is Luton Airport. Northolt Jet Centre Airport is 25 miles, Elstree Airport is 20 miles and Booker Airport is 24 miles away. Houghton Regis's closest station is Leagrave at 3 miles.

Luton & Dunstable is the closest hospital to Houghton Regis.

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What will the overall charge be on the sale of a £98,000 home? We are looking for affordable conveyancing.

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Various property lawyers promote so-called cheap conveyancing, but extra fees will be included in small print. Additional fees which are listed in terms of engagement needs to be reasonable and clear.

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How much will our conveyancing searches be?

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With Homeward Legal's conveyancing service, a purchase conveyancing client required to pay at most £249 for searches on a Houghton Regis residential property. These searches are charged 'at cost'.

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My mortgage lender will be Natwest, what do we need to check?

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In some cases, lenders have limited the firms who can act for them, resulting in increased conveyancing costs for house purchasers in cases where the solicitor cannot act for their lender, and another must also be instructed. Homeward Legal are able to act on behalf of the majority of UK mortgage lenders.

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Doing ones own conveyancing without the support of a conveyancing solicitor in Houghton Regis looks to be possible as a buyer of a maisonette. However, would it be a good economy ?

There are no arguments why you cannot undertake the majority of the legal process without a proficient Houghton Regis property solicitor. The truth is however that a property lawyer takes care of a huge array of jobs ranging from chasing notices/share certificates and apportioning service charges most of which require adequate training. More importantly amateur lawyers will not be covered by suitable cover that all solicitors firms must carry.

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How soon do I need to find a conveyancer?

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The straightforward answer is, the faster you instruct the better. Instructing your solicitor earlier for a sale means that prior to marketing the property, documents can be prepared to make it potentially more attractive to motivated buyers, whereas if you are buying your offer may be taken more seriously if you already have a solicitor instructed.

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Myself and my partner are purchasing a residence in Houghton Regis, and need to know if there are any conservation areas.

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There are several conservation areas in or near Houghton Regis. Houghton Regis itself is named as a conservation area. Your conveyancing lawyer will be able to provide more details and address the consequences of purchasing property in a conservation area, regarding specific conservation areas in Houghton Regis.

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In about 6 weeks we are expecting to be moving from our detached building in Houghton Regis into a new flat in Barton Le Clay what is the best point to select a home removal firm?

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Your solicitor would will advocate that home vendors hold off booking a removals company until contracts have exchanged as in advance of this in all probability an agreed home moving date wont have been confirmed. For a local company Classic Move, 70 Wordsworth Road, Luton, LU4 0LJ Phone: 0800 917 6024 or Dymocks International Removals Ltd, Arenson Way, Houghton Regis, Dunstable, LU5 5BN Tel: 01296 432843.

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Is the High Speed Two line going to impact property in Alperton?

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Yes. High Speed Two will affect numerous property in Alperton's local authority. After the announcement of the route, the mortgagability and value of some properties on the line has been affected.

 
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