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Conveyancing in Isle Of Dogs Q & A's

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Ask Lorraine a question lorraine@homewardlegal.co.uk

Updated: 22/04/17

Commuting from the area? ;

Isle Of Dogs's closest train station is Greenwich. Isle Of Dogs's nearest airport is London City Airport (3 miles). Heathrow Terminals 1 2 3 Airport is 19 miles, London Heliport Airport is 7 miles, Heathrow Terminal 5 Airport is 21 mile s, Gatwick South Terminal Airport is 24 miles, Gatwick North Terminal Airport is 24 miles, Heathrow Terminal 4 Airport is 19 miles, Northolt Jet Centre Airport is 18 miles, Elstree Airport is 18 miles, Rochester Airport is 25 miles and London Biggin Hill Airport is 11 miles away.

Commuters are well catered for with Isle Of Dogs ideally situated with good road access about a mile of the A102M.

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Isle Of Dogs area info

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Trinity Buoy Wharf Lighthouse, Blackheath Old Dover Rd Library Art Gallery and Museum of the Royal Arttillery:Firepower Aviation Museum are situated in Isle Of Dogs.

The nearest hospital is Blackheath.

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There are lots of 'cheap' offers, but how do we find a good one? We are looking for fixed rate conveyancing.

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Various solicitors promote theoretically 'the cheapest conveyancing quotes'. Often extra charges are frequently hidden in the small print, left unread by preoccupied property buyers and sellers Costs found in the small print should be fair and reasonable.

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What does searches cost?

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Searches range in cost. Searches are paid out to a 3rd party, and are charged 'at cost'.

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I have to get fast Isle Of Dogs conveyancers - is that your firm?

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Our lawyers adopt a completely efficient approach to concluding the conveyancing and title transfer for clients to meet the home sellers needs.

Our CQS solicitors method is different as we have invested in state of the art technology and conveyancing case management systems .

We always look after you with home movers a CQS conveyancing solicitor incentivised to communicate with everyone in the buyer and seller chain including other sellers agents, to attain a fast exchange of contracts.

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If I am purchasing in the parish of Mill Hill St Paul, will it be necessary to get a chancel search?

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The conveyancing lawyer may suggest a chancel search. Chancel repair dues can be collected on new owners of a property where parish councils may have not done so in the past.

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Is it advisable that we get a chancel search? I am purchasing a Isle Of Dogs flat conversion near a church built in around the 1200s.

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The Law Lords decision in Aston Cantlow (PCC) v Wallbank confirmed that chancel repair liability could be enforced. Liability has the potential to impact the value of a property, but insurance is available should an obligation to fund repairs be enforced. Isle Of Dogs church properties which may give rise to chancel liability include Christ Church and St Luke.

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What should we do regarding antimony (Sb) soil contamination in Isle Of Dogs?

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Given the history of industry and agriculture in parts of Isle Of Dogs, soil contamination is impossible to completely avoid. Environment search results will factor contaminants, including metals and others such as ammonia.

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Britannia will be our lender, what do I need to know?

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Some lenders are now reducing their 'solicitor panel', which may result in increased legal costs for buyers. Homeward Legal can act on behalf of many lenders so that you will not be required to pay your lender's legal costs.

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Which local authority is responsible for Isle Of Dogs?

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Isle Of Dogs is located in London Borough of Lewisham Council, Town Hall, Catford, London, SE6 4RU phone:

 
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