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Conveyancing in Lakenham Q & A's

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Ask Lorraine a question lorraine@homewardlegal.co.uk

Updated: 16/10/17

Regional travel information

Lakenham's nearest station is Norwich at 1 mile s. Lakenham's nearest airport is Norwich International Airport (4 miles).

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Lakenham points of interest

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Norwich Castle Castle and Norwich St John Maddermarket Churches Conservation Trust are around Lakenham.

The most convenient hospital is Colman Norwich.

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I am looking for a discount conveyancing estimate. as we are on a budget.

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Confusion over this matter catches out many sellers and buyers, and can leave them paying far more in fees than they budgeted. Many conveyancers purport to offer so-called 'the cheapest conveyancing quotes'. Often additional costs may be added into the small print, left unread by preoccupied sellers and buyers A quote ought to list any disbursements. Any additional fees needs to be clearly defined and only be applied if your solicitor must complete additional work , which could not be anticipated at the start of the process.

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As a result of the extensive flooding in the UK in April 2012 we are apprehensive that flood searches may not be sufficient?

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Flood searches applied for by your property solicitor in Lakenham will also include the far more in depth search (Landmark) if the risk warrants it.

If you are still nervous try to contact a neighbour or local resident.

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What sort of research into the potential risk of flooding in the Norfolk region will a conveyancing solicitor in Lakenham report on a Victorian home I am buying?

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A conveyancer applies for environmental searches that will include Lakenham flood risk information. An inexpensive set of searches, such as the Landmark search, may be advocated by a Lakenham conveyancer, if in the event that the enviro. search highlight a flood risk.

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We are using a lender based in Norfolk, and need to know which Lakenham lenders your conveyancing solicitors work with. Whose panels are you on?

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Of lenders with branches around Lakenham, we with the bulk of them. Local mortgage lenders and brokers include Premier Mortgage & Protection Ltd, 18-20 Thorpe Rd, Norwich, NR1 1RY, Aldreds, 55 High St, Stalham, Norwich, NR12 9AH, and Charles Derby Consultancy, The Exchange/Brick Kiln Road, Hevingham, Norwich, NR10 5NN.

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We are buying a £451000 property in Lakenham. What should be calculated for stamp duty?

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The Stamp Duty due is calculated with reference to the purchase price of the property. For a residential property purchased for £451000, stamp duty will be £13530.

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Will my Lakenham conveyancing solicitor in form me about the cost of the council tax for a Band D cottage prior to exchanging contracts?

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A property solicitor will write to the appropriate Norwich local council to ascertain the appropriate council tax charges which should be set out in the report on title. Council tax charges for properties in Lakenham are set out at the Norwich council website. As at, 12 January 2013, rates are as follows:

  • Band A - £1,045.00
  • Band B - £1,219.00
  • Band C - £1,394.00
  • Band D - £1,568.00
  • Band E - £1,916.00
  • Band F - £2,265.00
  • Band G - £2,613.00
  • Band H - £3,136.00

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Do we need to get a home buyers survey for our property purchase?

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We firmly recommend that you arrange a survey when you intend to buy in Lakenham. It is a fact that there are a range of issues that can affect a property, such as insect infestation or wet rot.

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How is Lakenham contaminated land checked?

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Land may have been contaminated by a range of natural causes and human activities. Contaminants including overhead transmission lines or shallow mining should be considered as part of the appropriate search.