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Conveyancing in Lakenham Q & A's

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Ask Lorraine a question lorraine@homewardlegal.co.uk

Updated: 21/01/17

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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What are Lakenham's 'conveyancing searches'?

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Conveyancing searches are a prescribed pack of enquiries raised by the purchaser's property solicitor. Buyers should be aware that, conveyancing searches cover solely issues and defects relating to the property's legal title.

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Do your panel of solicitors advise on the legal conveyancing of auction properties in Lakenham?

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Our recommended conveyancing firms in Lakenham do frequently take instructions from buyers and sellers at auction. Our niche auction team of conveyancing lawyers have worked for many bidders at local Lakenham residential property auctions including Acuitus, Allsop (Commercial), Allsop (Residential), Auction House London, Award Property, Barnett Ross, Baxtons, Brendons Auctioneers, Countrywide Property Auctions and Drivers Norris.

Shrewd purchasers know to pick a firm as quickly as they can to give enough time for a full report of the auction pack before the day of the auction. Thereafter, following the day of bidding your appointed lawyer is wholly prepared for completing the transaction within the limited time as usually required .

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What will the conveyancing searches cost?

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Conveyancing searches ranges in cost. Commonly ordered searches include a chancel liability search and an environmental search.

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We are buying a property where the seller has added unsightly roof antenna to the property in Lakenham which I think might conflict with conservation area guidelines

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Your instructed property lawyer will carry out searches establish whether the property is inside a conservation area, and if so whether any alterations have required consents from the Norwich authority.

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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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Which local authority is responsible for Lakenham?

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Lakenham is located in Norwich City Council, City Hall, Norwich, Norfolk, NR2 1NH, Tel: 0344 980 3333

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Why does conveyancing for a purchase take so long?

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The Lakenham conveyancing process could experience delays. Homeward Legal appreciate how difficult it can be to face these and work hard to diminish their impact whenever feasible by pushing all parties involved. Reasons for delay may include slow third parties such as landlords or managing agents.

 
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