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Conveyancing in Hyde Park Q & A's

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Ask Lorraine a question lorraine@homewardlegal.co.uk

Updated: 27/04/17

Hyde Park attractions and landmarks

Wandsworth London Windmill, Apsley House English Heritage and Science Museum Kensington Aviation Museumare all around Hyde Park.

The nearest airport to Hyde Park is London City Airport. Heathrow Terminals 1 2 3 Airport is 13 miles, London Heliport Airport is 3 miles, Heathrow Terminal 5 Airport is 15 miles, Gatwick South Terminal Airport is 25 miles, Gatwick North Terminal Airport is 24 miles, Heathrow Terminal 4 Airport is 13 miles, Northolt Jet Centre Airport is 11 miles s, Elstree Airport is 13 miles and London Biggin Hill Airport is 15 miles away. London Paddington train station is about a mile from Hyde Park.

Drivers are well served with Hyde Park having good road access about a mile of the A40M.

The closest hospital to Hyde Park is St Marys London.

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How do I get low cost conveyancing in Hyde Park?

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Several firms advertise supposedly cheap conveyancing. Unfortunately additional charges will be included in the small print. Busy, stressed buyers and sellers ignore these terms at their peril. The disbursements to be paid ought to be defined on the quote Any extra fees which are listed in the small print should be reasonable and clear.

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Do we need a home buyers survey?

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Homeward Legal suggest that Hyde Park property purchasers instruct a RICS surveyor to undertake a survey. It is a fact that there are a range of problems that can negatively affect a property, which are not included in your mortgage lender's valuation. These include subsidence.

Q.

We have had a quote from you. Will we end up paying any additional charges when the sale completes?

A.

Regrettably, sellers need to be watchful for extra costs hidden in a quote's terms and conditions. Our solicitors will not charge any extra, hidden charges. You Hyde Park conveyancing quote is an single, accurate fee.

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Will a title report prepared by the solicitor in Hyde Park detail the applicable rates of the council tax on a Band A maisonette before completing on the purchase?

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The solicitor will speak to the local authority to enquire about the up to date council tax rates, which should subsequently be included in the title report. The correct rates for residents of Hyde Park are set out online at the local authority site.

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Which local authority is responsible for Hyde Park?

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Hyde Park is located in Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea Council, The Town Hall, Hornton Street, London, W8 7NX, Tel: 020 7361 3000

Q.

Environmental searches are determined from archived data but when one considers recent flooding such as the fact that last year was second wettest year since on record, are they the ideal way to check enough about the Hyde Park future flood risk?

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The Hyde Park conveyancing solicitor will consider carry out environmental searches (Landmark database search) if the environmental searches establishes a any kind of Hyde Park flood risk.

For more peace of mind it may be sensible to get in touch with a neighbour.

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What do we need to know if we acquire an extended home in a Kensington and Chelsea planning authority conservation area ?

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Part of the due diligence for buyers includes the application for searches of Kensington and Chelsea council to ascertain conservation area status and the existence of permission for any development. Local Authority searches vary in cost but are charged at cost to the buyer. If no suitable consents be in evidence your solicitor will inform you of the options e.g. obtaining an indemnity insurance or getting retrospective consent from Kensington and Chelsea planning authority.

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We really need fast Hyde Park conveyancing solicitors - is that your firm?

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Our panel of solicitors typically have a thoroughly proactive approach when carrying out the necessary legal work as quickly as possible. With us, solicitors endeavour to communicate from the start to the end of the buyer and seller property chain and implement the very latest legal software and IT systems to complete your sale quickly.

 
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