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Conveyancing in Kennington Q & A's

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Ask Lorraine a question lorraine@homewardlegal.co.uk

Updated: 04/12/16

Commuting from the Kennington area? ;

Kennington's closest airport is London City Airport. Heathrow Terminals 1 2 3 Airport is 15 miles, London Heliport Airport is 3 miles, Heathrow Terminal 5 Airport is 17 miles, Gatwick South Terminal Airport is 23 miles, Gatwick North Terminal Airport is 23 miles, Heathrow Terminal 4 Airport is 15 miles, Northolt Jet Centre Airport is 14 miles, Elstree Airport is 15 miles and London Biggin Hill Airport is 12 miles away and the closest station to Kennington is Vauxhall, around a mile away.

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Kennington attractions

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Brixton London Windmill, Imperial War Museum Aviation Museum and Jewel Tower English Heritage are in the vicinity of Kennington.

The most convenient hospital for Kennington is St Thomas Lambeth.

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How do I get affordable conveyancing in Kennington?

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Many firms offer so-called 'the cheapest conveyancing quotes'. Often extra costs will be included in the solicitor's terms. These terms are often ignored by excited home owners, eager to get underway. Charges should be reasonable and clear. Get a quote using the Homeward Legal quote calculator for the property you are buying.

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Does your firm carry out the conveyancing of auction properties in Kennington?

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Homeward Legal is able to act for buyers at auction. Regularly difficult to value houses such as in need of serious reconstruction are sold in auctions which necessitate extended examination. We therefore strongly recommend that buyers at auction formally instruct a qualified property conveyancing lawyer before the auction day for a thorough review.

Thereafter, following the property auction your now prepared lawyer is ready for concluding the transaction in the reduced time frame as typically required .

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We need to complete this £982k residence purchase as soon as possible, how do we ensure fast legal work in Kennington?

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It is well established that a faster move is key is to employing a experienced conveyancing solicitor. When identifying an appropriate a conveyancing solicitor, ask yourself the following: Do they use email as the preferred mode of communication? How soon will they order searches? Was there a delay delivering a quote?

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How much does conveyancing searches be?

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With a Homeward Legal solicitor, a client in Kennington is charged at a maximum £249 for the standard search bundle.

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Co-operative Bank is going to be our mortgage lender, what do we need to check?

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Some lenders have opted to reduce the size of their 'solicitor panel'. We are able to act for many lenders to ensure that you will not need to pay legal fees for your lender's solicitor.

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How can we determine stamp duty, how much do we need to budget for a £836000 residential property?

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The Stamp Duty which will be owed will depend on the value of the home. For a residential property purchased for £836000, SDLT is £33440.

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The estate agent has referred the firm of solicitors. Should we instruct them?

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An agent will have influence over one or more conveyancing firms they refer many clients to, and can therefore persuade a solicitor to wrap up the process as soon as possible. Such referrals must be carefully considered, as some agents may 'recommend' the solicitor willing to pay the highest referral fee, not the best value for you.

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Flood risk searches may be conveyancing protocol but when one considers recent flooding such as the fact that 2 8m people are at risk from surface flooding are they actually good enough to ascertain enough about the Kennington area flood risk?

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A qualified Kennington lawyer will get additional detailed food risk searches if the standard searches establishes a significant risk local Kennington flood risk.

For added history it could be worth trying to contact a local resident.

 
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