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Conveyancing in Kempsey Q & A's

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Ask Lorraine a question lorraine@homewardlegal.co.uk

Updated: 25/07/17

Living in the Kempsey area? ;

Kempsey's nearest train station is Worcester Shrub Hill and the nearest airport to Kempsey is Defford Airport (disused) Airport. Gloucester Airport is 18 miles and away.

Commuters are well catered for with Kempsey ideally situated with good major road access very close at a couple of miles off the M5 Junction 7 Southbound.

Worcester, South Bank is a nearby hospital.

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How do we get the best rates for conveyancing in Kempsey for a £211,000 property?

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Many firms promote cheap conveyancing quotes, but extra charges may inflate the final bill. Additional fees which are listed in the solicitor's terms ought to be fair. They come into force only if your lawyer is required to complete unexpected extra work for you, which could not be anticipated at the start of the process. Applicable disbursements should also be clearly stated on a Kempsey conveyancing quote. We offer quotes, not estimates, and clearly state all legal fees you pay for a standard conveyancing transaction.

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The house being bought is on a former industrial site. Can the soil still be contaminated?

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Though the dangers are usually minor, contaminated land areas are labelled as such if the danger to the environment is judged to be too great. Environment search results will factor contaminants, including metals and others such as groundwater contaminants like sewage and insecticides.

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We are buying a £750000 property in Kempsey, what will be calculated for stamp duty?

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Stamp Duty in Kempsey will rely on the valuation. Stamp duty will be £30000 on a £750000 residential property in Kempsey (source: www.hmrc.gov.uk, September 2012).

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When should I speak to a conveyancer?

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Generally, the earlier, the better. Prompt instruction of a conveyancing solicitor to act for you on your Kempsey transaction for a sale enables information, especially from slow third-parties, can be requested even prior to accepting an offer, whereas if you are buying you will the details of your Kempsey solicitor ready when you make an offer.

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We are buying with New Life Mortgages - what will we need to check?

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Some lenders have limited the firms who can act for them. For property purchasers, this can result in significantly increased legal costs. Homeward Legal, fortunately, are able to act on behalf of many UK mortgage lenders, keeping buyers' legal costs to a minimum.

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Which parts of Kempsey are covered by a conservation area?

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These areas qualify local areas defined as being of 'special architectural and historic interest'. The benefits of such restrictions include protection for trees and other flora, but they can make repairs more costly or time-consuming.

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We are going to sell our freehold house at a residential property auction, will you use fast Kempsey solicitors ?

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Our firm have a thoroughly efficient method to completing the transfer of title.

Our approach to conveyancing is to employ leading edge integrated systems . Crucially , we always give you a firm incentivised to communicate through the whole of the property chain .

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Which government authority keeps records for keeping order in the state of neglect Kempsey conservation areas?

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Local Kempsey conservation areas are designated by Malvern Hills who manage everything from including things like traffic signs, addition of hard standings to front and property boundaries. Following a campaign, English Heritage have conducted a survey and created details of the condition of conservation areas as well as the vulnerability of the area.

 
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