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Conveyancing in Houghton Regis Q & A's

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Ask Lorraine a question lorraine@homewardlegal.co.uk

Updated: 14/01/17

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.

A.

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.

Q.

Should we opt for the conveyancing that works with by our estate agent in Alperton?

A.

Both agents and mortgage brokers will often endorse a solicitor. However, if the agent is paid a fee by the solicitor, it may be the case that the agent recommends whichever firm pays the most per referral, not the law firm with the best reputation.

Q.

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

A.

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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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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How do you work out Stamp Duty Land Tax, and how much should it be on a £263000 residential property?

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Stamp Duty is dependent on several factors, including the value of the property, and whether it is in a 'disadvantaged area'. Stamp duty will be £7890 on a £263000 residential property in Houghton Regis (information correct January 2013).

Q.

Of the major Houghton Regis lenders, who have joined your panel?

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Of lenders with branches around Houghton Regis, Homeward Legal work with many. Lenders and mortgage specialists in Houghton Regis include Phillips & Co, 5 Church La, Flitton, Bedford, MK45 5EL, L A Mortgage Services Ltd, 88 Hastings St, Luton, LU1 5BH, and Easy Mortgages, Hyde House/Station Rd, Flitwick, Bedford, MK45 1LA.

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What is the authority that is on charge of for keeping order in the state of neglect the conservation areas in Houghton Regis?

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English Heritage, a government body, have created information on the condition (poor to good) of conservation areas along with the vulnerability of the area. Conservation areas in Houghton Regis are nominated by Luton who maintain everything from including things like poorly maintained public spaces, coloured road surfaces and street furniture.

 
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