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Conveyancing in Laindon Q & A's

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Ask Lorraine a question lorraine@homewardlegal.co.uk

Updated: 15/07/17

Local information

Laindon's closest airport is London, Southend Airport (12 miles). London City Airport is 17 miles, London Airport is 13 miles, Rochester Airport is 17 miles, London Biggin Hill Airport is 24 miles and Stansted Airport is 23 miles away. The nearest train station to Laindon is Laindon, approximately a mile away.

The most convenient hospital to Laindon is Basildon, Nethermayne.

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How do we find low cost conveyancing in Laindon?

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This point catches out many buyers, and can leave them paying far more in fees than they budgeted, and many firms promote 'the cheapest conveyancing quotes'. Unfortunately extra charges can inflate the final invoice. Charges ought to be fair and reasonable and come into force only if your solicitor must perform additional tasks , which could not be anticipated at the start of the process. Based on the property you intend to buy, our online quote calculator will generate an accurate statement of conveyancing fees.

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What can we do to bypass paying for stamp duty?

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Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) is due on houses priced at over one hundred and twenty-five thousand pounds. We do not advise purchasers undertake any form of stamp duty reduction, because these schemes are highly expensive and , if the scheme fails, you may be charged a penalty of up to 100% of the stamp duty amount owed.

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Which local authority is responsible for Laindon?

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Laindon is located in Basildon Borough Council, The Basildon Centre, St Martin's Square, Basildon, SS14 1DL, contact: 01268 533 333

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Can I find out whether a property is in one of Laindon's conservation areas?

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Parts of Laindon considered be of historical merit, like mining villages, may be defined as conservation areas. You may wish to contact the local authority for more detail, but your conveyancing lawyer will investigate this in detail during the property transaction.

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Should the home's fixtures and fittings list the boiler?

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New owners are often frustrated by confusion regarding fixtures and fittings. Completion or agreement of a fixtures and fittings form is unfortunately often left to the last minute, when a dispute may jeopordise the transaction, and this can make the clarification of any difference of opinion so important.

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For a fast conveyancing process on the purchase of a £ 472,000 residence, what do we need to do?

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Contacting a proactive solicitor is key a fast completion. When identifying an appropriate a solicitor, you should ask the following: Did you experience any delays when requesting a quote? Are phone, fax and email their preferred methods of contact How soon will they order searches?

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Will property solicitor in Laindon order any conveyancing searches on the Essex Regency end-of-terrace property I am intending to buy?

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Standard conveyancing procedure will be to get Local Authority (council), Drainage Search (Con29DW or personal) and Environmental, and possibly specific searches for instance Company Searches.

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Would acquiring a property survey be necessary if we are purchasing a house?

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It is strongly recommended that Laindon property purchasers book a RICS surveyor to carry out a survey if purchasing in Laindon. There are a wide range of problems which will impact a property, that will not be addressed during the conveyancing process. These include corrosion of pipework.

 
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