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Conveyancing in Kingsnorth Q & A's

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Ask Lorraine a question lorraine@homewardlegal.co.uk

Updated: 16/01/17

Kingsnorth transport information

Kingsnorth is less than 3m of junction entry 10 Westbound of the M20.

Ashford International train station is almost 2 miles from Kingsnorth. Kingsnorth's closest airport is Lydd Airport. Rochester Airport is 23 miles away.

Ashford, William Harvey is a nearby hospital for Kingsnorth.

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We need to find a cheap solicitor quote to purchase a share of freehold house. Will we get a quote or and estimate?

A.

Many online and high street firms promote supposedly cheap conveyancing. Often additional charges may be added into small print. Applicable disbursements must also be stated on a conveyancing quote. The Homeward Legal quote calculator will confirm the exact legal fees based on the property you are buying.

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Is contaminated land a problem for the majority of residential properties in Kingsnorth?

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A range of contaminants can impair property in Kingsnorth. Contaminants including proximity to waste sites will be detailed in an appropriate search.

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What particular property searches conveyancing searches does my Kingsnorth solicitor carry out when acting on a Kingsnorth home?

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Standard procedure is to obtain Local Authority, Drainage and Water Search (CON29DW or personal), Environmental and Coal Mining (Con29M) as well as any unique particular such as Land charges full Search.

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We are buying a 1930s maisonette in one of the Kingsnorth conservation area, where can I find more information in respect of the state of repair?

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Conservation areas in Kingsnorth are specified by the local authority (Medway) who preserve everything from building materials to the blockage of vacant buildings. Following a campaign, English Heritage have conducted a survey and created records of the state of repair of conservation areas along with the trend of the area.

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Are any Kingsnorth conservation areas likely to impact the residence we are buying?

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Areas deemed to be of 'special architectural and historic interest', such as fishing villages, will be designated as areas of conservation. These restrictions can make repairs more costly or time-consuming, but the benefits include more aesthetically pleasant surroundings. Your property solicitor will be able to offer more information.

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Would getting a house survey be necessary if we are buying a house or flat, regardless of its age?

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The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors recommend that the majority of purchasers in Kingsnorth arrange a RICS surveyor to perform a survey. There are many concerns that have a negative impact on a property, that a lender's valuation survey, for example, will not cover, such as blocked drains or cracks in walls.

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In what ways can a Kingsnorth property solicitor report back on the potential risk of a flood to properties in Kingsnorth?

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An essential part of the legal process of buying a property involves your conveyancing lawyer making an application for property environmental searches that set out information with respect to risk of flooding in Kingsnorth. Additionally the solicitor in Kingsnorth might advise a more involved flood risk search.

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Which local authority is responsible for Kingsnorth?

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Kingsnorth is located in Ashford Borough Council, Civic Centre, Tannery Lane, Ashford, Kent, TN23 1PL, phone: 01233 331 111

 
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