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Conveyancing in Ipswich Q & A's

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Ask Lorraine a question lorraine@homewardlegal.co.uk

Updated: 01/12/16

Commuting from the Ipswich area? ;

As corroborated by the most recent census (2011) Ipswich, has a population of 595,934 people spread over an area of 380,275 hectares (939,680 acres) giving a density of population of 1.6 people per hectare or 0.6 per acre.

The closest airport to Ipswich is Elmsett, Whatfield Rd Airport (7 miles). Clacton Airport is 19 miles and Elmsett Airport is 8 miles away. The nearest train station to Ipswich is Ipswich, around 1 mile away.

The nearest hospital is St Clements Ipswich.

Q.

What are the best conveyancing rates for a 509,000 house?

A.

The confusion over what is, and is not, included in a 'cheap' quote leaves many property buyers and sellers paying out more than they anticipated in the end, and many property lawyers offer so-called cheap conveyancing, but extra fees may inflate the solicitor's invoice. Third party costs, termed disbursements, to be paid should be included on a Ipswich conveyancing quote

Q.

We are buying a property where the seller appears to have installed windows on the house which I think might infringe Birtle Borough conservation area criteria.

A.

The conveyancing solicitor is required to check if the property is located within a designated conservation area, and if so whether any alterations have the essential consents from the local council.

Q.

We have a found a house to buy. How do we get fast conveyancing?

A.

Finding a proactive, diligent solicitor is essential to faster conveyancing. Beyond that, there are several tasks you as the buyer can do, including, keeping in regular contact with your solicitor, completing all forms as soon as possible and ordering a property survey early in the transaction.

Q.

Conveyancing searches (environmental) may be conveyancing protocol but with recent events such as the fact that 2012 was second wettest year since on record are they still appropriate to determine sufficient information about the evolving risk of flooding in Ipswich?

A.

Property environmental searches conducted by a conveyancing solicitor in Ipswich will include the more rigorous flood search if required.

If you are still concerned you could speak to a neighbour or regional Suffolk flood damage builder, such as: Rainbow International, Penny Corner/Sproughton Business Park/Unit 6 Farthing Rd, Ipswich, IP1 5AP Tel: 01473 744939.

Q.

The residence being purchased is on a brownfield site. It appears to be the case that tungsten soil contamination may be an issue.

A.

Though the dangers are usually minor, some very localised cases of contamination in Ipswich may pose unacceptably high risk. Environment search results will factor contaminants, including metals and others such as groundwater contamination and insecticides.

Q.

How soon do we need to get a solicitor?

A.

With a 'no move, no fee' guarantee, the faster you instruct the better, as conveyancing involves a number of tasks that can be performed straight away. Early instruction of a firm for a purchase means that you will the details of your Ipswich solicitor ready when you make an offer, or, if you are selling a property, paperwork can be prepared, even before a buyer is found.

Q.

Our lender is Godiva Mortgages, is there anything I need to know?

A.

Buyers need to be aware that some lenders are now reducing the size of their 'solicitor panel', which may result in increased conveyancing costs for buyers. We, however, can act for most mortgage lenders.

Q.

We have taken out a quote from you. Could there be any supplementary hidden charges?

A.

No. We never hide any hidden extra costs for any reason. Some solicitors only estimate conveyancing costs, which they will not be bound to.

 
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