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Conveyancing in Hythe Q & A's

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Ask Lorraine a question lorraine@homewardlegal.co.uk

Updated: 27/04/17

Commuting from the Hythe area? ;

Hythe's closest station is Sandling and Hythe's closest airport is Lydd Airport. Manston Airport is 23 miles and away.

Hythe is very close at about a mile and a half of the M20 junction entry 11a Westbound.

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Local Hythe attractions

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Lympne Castle Castle and Kent Battle Of Britain Museum Aviation Museum are easily accessible from Hythe.

The most convenient hospital for Hythe is Hythe, St Saviour's.

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How do I get a cheap solicitor quote for buying a flat?

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Many solicitors claim to offer supposedly 'the cheapest conveyancing quotes'. However additional costs are frequently hidden in small print. Any additional charges included in terms and conditions should be clearly defined and be applied only where the lawyer is required to perform tasks outside a normal transaction for you, which could not be anticipated at the start of the process.

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We need to complete on the selling of our house in a narrow time frame, are you fast Hythe conveyancers ?

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Our firm take a thoroughly active approach to completing the conveyancing work for home movers as quickly as possible.

By employing modern technology and practice management software . We also allocate vendors a dedicated conveyancing property lawyer practiced at communicate with all parties in the property chain for example solicitors, to attain a fast exchange of contracts.

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What type of local checks about the potential risk of floods in Kent will my Hythe conveyancing solicitor be able to carry out?

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A key part of the legal process involves a conveyancing lawyer conducting property conveyancing searches for information with regard to Hythe flooding. A substantially more specific conveyancing search, such as the Homecheck search, might be proposed by a conveyancer in Hythe if in the event that the initial searches suggest a potential flood risk to the property.

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Do you work with many mortgage lenders with Hythe branches?

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Most lenders in Hythe are on our panels. Lenders and mortgage specialists in Hythe include Stonebridge Group, 1/Pelsham Lodge Cottage, Peasmarsh, Rye, TN31 6XD, First Class Mortgage Solutions, 67 High St, Ashford, TN24 8SG, and IFA, Po Box 555, Margate, CT9 9WF. The lawyer handling the work for your Hythe purchase or sale will be able to confirm additional costs or hurdles associated with your chosen lender.

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We are going to buy a 1930s flat in the boundary of conservation area in Hythe. How do I find more data in respect of the state of repair of the conservation area?

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Following a campaign, English Heritage have conducted a survey and created information on the condition (poor to good) of conservation areas in Hythe and throughout England in addition to the vulnerability of the area. Local Hythe conservation areas are specified by the local authority (Shepway) who administer things like paths and footpaths to the policing of plastic box signs.

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Which individual conveyancing searches does my Hythe conveyancing solicitor get when carrying out the conveyancing for a Hythe home?

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The normal legal procedure will be to get the following Local Authority, Drainage and Water Search (CON29DW or personal), Environment Search and Coal Mining and perhaps less common searches, which might include Land charge Search (bankruptcy only).

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How is stamp duty rates calculated in Hythe, and how much do we need to budget for a £1174000 house?

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Stamp Duty Land Tax depends on the purchase price. Stamp duty will be £58700 on a £1174000 property.*

*This information correct as of March 2013

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What can a Hythe property solicitor do if the home we hope to purchase is in a local authority conservation area and has unlawful window frames fitted?

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Your property lawyer to see if the property is affected by a conservation area and whether any modifications have necessary consents from the Shepway council.

 
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