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Conveyancing in Hove Q & A's

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Ask Lorraine a question lorraine@homewardlegal.co.uk

Updated: 14/01/17

Commuting to Hove? ;

Hove's nearest airport is Shoreham, Cecil Pashley Way Airport (7 miles). Gatwick South Terminal Airport is 24 miles, Gatwick North Terminal Airport is 24 miles and Shoreham Airport is 7 miles away and Hove's closest train station is Brighton.

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Local Hove attractions

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Hove Windmill, Hove St Andrew Churches Conservation Trust and Preston Park St Peter Churches Conservation Trust are near to Hove.

The nearest hospital is Royal Alexandra Childrens.

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We need a low cost conveyancing quote in Hove. How do we get a quote?

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Numerous solicitors advertise theoretically 'the cheapest conveyancing quotes', but extra fees will be included in the terms of engagement. Any additional charges needs to be clearly defined. They be applicable solely where the solicitor must perform additional tasks on your behalf, which could not be anticipated at the start of the process. Any disbursements ought to be defined on any quote for conveyancing in Hove

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What can a Hove property solicitor do when the flat we hope to buy is within a registered conservation area and has ill-suited cladding installed?

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Brighton and Hove local authority searches carried out by a solicitor as part of the conveyancing should determine whether the property is in a designated conservation area proof of council approval for changes to the property will be required.

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Is contaminated land an issue for properties in Hove?

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Property in Hove could be contaminated by several naturally-occurring factors. Contaminants such as a proximate telecommunications base station will be considered as part of the environmental searches.

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We are going to buy a home, should we have 'conveyancing searches' performed?

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These searches are common pack of enquiries ordered by the solicitor through several authorities, such as a lead mining search. Conveyancing searches are very informative, but consider issues with the property's title.

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Is titanium (Ti) contamination often identified in Hove topsoil?

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Though the dangers are usually minor, some extreme cases may be deemed an unsafe risk. Land may also be contaminated by other sources, including trichloroethylene.

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Which streets of Hove are protected by a designated conservation area?

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With over eight thousand conservation areas throughout the country, the local areas located near Hove will include several areas of 'special architectural and historic interest' registered as protected. A solicitor will confirm potential liability for unauthorised works and offer more information for conservation areas in Hove.

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How do I go about ascertain if the conservation area is being neglected?

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Local Hove conservation areas are designated by the local Brighton and Hove planning authority, who oversee conservation area concerns from including things like traffic signs, addition of unsympathetic windows and what can be demolished. English Heritage have put together a list of the condition (poor to good) of conservation areas as well as the trend.

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Which local authority is responsible for Hove?

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Hove is located in Brighton & Hove City Council, King's House, Grand Avenue, Hove, East Sussex, BN3 2LS, phone: 01273 290 000

 
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