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Conveyancing in Kettering Q & A's

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Ask Lorraine a question lorraine@homewardlegal.co.uk

Updated: 22/07/17

Kettering area info

Boughton House Historic Houses Association and Triangular Lodge English Heritage are around Kettering.

Kettering's closest train station is Kettering. Kettering's closest airport is Turweston Aerodrome Airport (29 miles).

The most convenient hospital for Kettering is St Marys Kettering.

Q.

How do I find the cheapest conveyancing solicitors in Kettering?

A.

Both high-street and online law firms advertise supposedly 'the cheapest conveyancing quotes', but additional costs may be added into the terms, left unread by preoccupied home owners Extra charges listed in terms of engagement should be reasonable and clear.

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Will our conveyancing costs take into account any hidden charges?

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We will not charge any hidden extra costs regardless of circumstances. Be aware that some solicitors' firms will give a low estimate, not an accurate quote, meaning that you could pay much more when you complete.

Q.

Are Kettering any conservation areas going to affect us?

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There are several conservation areas in or near Kettering. Burton Latimer, Desborough and Rothwell are among the conservation areas in Kettering. The local council will provide more details about local conservation areas, and the conveyancing solicitor handling your purchase address the impact buying in a conservation area may have.

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Can you explain why sale conveyancing work takes so long?

A.

The legal work involved in buying or selling Kettering property may be lengthy, we, however, work hard to lessen the effect of these delays by, for example, ordering searches as early as possible. Delays include slow solicitors acting for the other side.

Q.

The vendor has unfortunately added artificial stone cladding on the building which we think might breach the Desborough conservation area criteria.

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A property solicitor will carry out searches establish if the property is affected by a designated conservation area, and if so whether any modifications have the required permission from the local authority.

Q.

Which local authority looks after Kettering?

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Kettering is located in Kettering Borough Council, Municipal Offices, Bowling Green Road, Kettering, Northamptonshire, NN15 7QX, phone: 01536 410 333

Q.

Our purchase is completing in July. How is SDLT calculated?

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Stamp Duty will depend on the value of the house or flat. On a £1185000 house, stamp duty will be £59250.*

*Correct January 2013

Q.

I ideally need to exchange on the legal process a maisonette within 5 weeks, are Homeward Legal extra fast Kettering conveyancing solicitors ?

A.

Our solicitors always take a thoroughly speed focused approach when carrying out the transfer of title. Having implemented the latest integrated systems . We always also allocate home movers a dedicated home moving lawyer incentivised to communicate with the entire buyer and seller chain e.g. mortgage lenders, for a fast conclusion.

 
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