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Conveyancing in Huntingdon Q & A's

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Ask Lorraine a question lorraine@homewardlegal.co.uk

Updated: 19/04/17

Commuting from the area? ;

The nearest train station to Huntingdon is Huntingdon, approximately a mile away. Huntingdon's nearest airport is Cambridge City Airport.

Cromwell Huntingdon is the nearest hospital to Huntingdon.

Q.

I need to find discount conveyancing. What do I need to check for?

A.

Confusion over this topic affects many buyers who opted for a very cheap quote, only to be stung later in the conveyancing process. Many firms purport to offer 'the cheapest conveyancing quotes'. Often extra fees are frequently hidden in the terms, left unread by preoccupied buyers Extras should be reasonable. They be applicable solely where the lawyer is required to complete extra work on your behalf, which could not be anticipated at the start of the process. Any disbursements to be paid ought to be listed on a quote. Homeward Legal quotes offer a clear statement of your legal fees for a standard conveyancing transaction.

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What are searches?

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These searches are a typical set of enquiries carried out in the interest of the purchaser, and will only cover issues with the property's title.

Q.

If Huntingdon land is found to be contaminated, can the soil be inexpensively remediated?

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Remediation of contaminated land is often feasible, though expensive, and local authorities will usually be responsible. For more detail, contact J & J Turf Supplies, 33 Hill Cl, Brington, Huntingdon, PE28 5EH.

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The house in Huntingdon being purchased is on a ex-industrial site. Is the soil likely to remain contaminated by waste minerals like aluminium (Al)?

A.

There are extensive regulations in place to stop future soil contamination. Land may also be contaminated by other sources, including trichloroethylene and groundwater contaminants like detergents.

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Hinckley and Rugby Building Society is going to be our mortgage lender - what will we need to consider?

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Over the last two years, some lenders have reduced their 'solicitor panel', potentially creating higher conveyancing costs for buyers. Homeward Legal are able to act for most CML-approved lenders so that the buyer will not have to pay legal fees for your lender's solicitor.

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I've had a conveyancing quote from you. Could there be any additional fees?

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Homeward Legal never charge any hidden extra charges. You Huntingdon conveyancing quote is an honest and accurate price the legal expenses for your transaction.

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I would like to know which Huntingdon lenders your lawyers are able to work with. Which panels are you on?

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We can work with the majority of lenders serving Huntingdon purchasers. Lenders and mortgage specialists in Huntingdon include Scott Mark Ltd, 15-17 White Hart Ct, St. Ives, PE27 5EA, Mortgage Broker (Peterborough) Ltd, 5 Sandpiper Close, Whittlesey, Peterborough, PE7 1EA, and Mortgage Shop, Telephone House/Wentworth St, Peterborough, PE1 1BA. The lawyer handling the work for your Huntingdon purchase or sale will be able to deal with the particular enquiries and searches your lender requires.

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Environmental searches may be fine but when one considers current events such as the fact that 4 of the top 5 wettest years recorded were in last 12 years are they actually good enough to check enough about the ever changing local Huntingdon flood risk?

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Environmental searches carried out by the Huntingdon conveyancer should also include the far more detailed search (Landmark) if the risk is deemed significant.

Property purchasers sometimes contact a local resident for that added local information or regional Cambridgeshire flood damage expert, for example: Envirotank Herts, Unit 1 Roman Way Small Business Pk/London Rd, Godmanchester, Huntingdon, PE29 2LN Tel: 01480 412914.

 
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