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Conveyancing in Kelvedon Q & A's

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Ask Lorraine a question lorraine@homewardlegal.co.uk

Updated: 22/07/17

Commuting to Kelvedon? ;

The closest station to Kelvedon is Kelvedon, almost 1 mile away. The nearest airport to Kelvedon is London, Southend Airport. London Airport is 19 miles, Clacton Airport is 19 miles, Elmsett Airport is 21 mile and Stansted Airport is 20 miles away.

William Julien Courtauld Braintree is the closest hospital to Kelvedon.

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I am looking for a cheap Kelvedon solicitor for purchasing a flat. What do we need to consider?

A.

Various conveyancers purport to offer so-called cheap conveyancing quotes, however additional charges can inflate the final invoice.

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How can my Kelvedon solicitor advise on the potential risk of possible flooding at Kelvedon on a buy to let house we are intending to purchase?

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An experienced solicitor will conduct standard environmental searches that should include Kelvedon area flood risk data. In addition your conveyancing solicitor in Kelvedon could possibly suggest a more detailed flood search.

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We are purchasing in Kelvedon. Can I establish whether the property is in a designated conservation area?

A.

With 9300 such areas throughout England, the regions located near Kelvedon will include several conservation areas. Your lawyer will be able to provide more details and discuss the relevant responsibilities.

Q.

Will we need to get a chancel search? We are purchasing a house in Kelvedon.

A.

The result of a landmark case 10 years ago 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. Churches in this area include St Mary the Virgin.

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As a consequence of the fact that 2012 was second wettest year since on record we are asking if environmental searches might not be exacting enough?

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The conveyancing solicitor in Kelvedon will suggest that you carry out thorough flood searches if the initial search identifies a significant risk local Kelvedon flood risk.

Why not also converse with a local resident for some added insight.

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Should we opt for the lawyer used by the estate agent?

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An agent will usually endorse a conveyancer, however, such referrals should be compared against alternatives, as an agent may decide to recommend the conveyancer who pays out the highest referral fee, not a firm with local expertise and a solid reputation.

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I am likely to be finally moving out of our detached building on the outskirts of Kelvedon into a house in Ilford at what stage to choose a removals firm?

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We would tend to advocate that you wait organising removals until after the contracts have exchanged as a final date wont have been settled.

Try Ames John, 5 School Rd, Copford, Colchester, CO6 1BW Phone: 01206 210571 or Top Trucks Removal & Storage, 17 Market Hill, Coggeshall, Colchester, CO6 1TS Tel: 01376 563007.

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What are Kelvedon searches?

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These searches are standard questions undertaken in the interest of the purchaser. Kelvedon purchasers should know that, searches deal with the legal aspects of the purchase.

 
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