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Conveyancing in Lewisham Q & A's

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Ask Lorraine a question lorraine@homewardlegal.co.uk

Updated: 21/01/17

Lewisham services information and addresses ;

Commuters are well served with Lewisham enjoying excellent motorway access nearby at a couple of miles of the A40M.

The closest airport to Lewisham is London City Airport. Heathrow Terminals 1 2 3 Airport is 15 miles, London Heliport Airport is 4 miles, Heathrow Terminal 5 Airport is 17 miles, Gatwick South Terminal Airport is 25 miles, Gatwick North Terminal Airport is 25 miles, Heathrow Terminal 4 Airport is 15 miles, Northolt Jet Centre Airport is 13 miles, Elstree Airport is 14 miles and London Biggin Hill Airport is 14 miles away. The closest station to Lewisham is Charing Cross, around a mile away.

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Lewisham attractions

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Brixton London Windmill, London National Portrait Gallery Art Gallery and Temple Middle Temple Hall Historic Building are near to Lewisham.

The nearest hospital to Lewisham is Royal London Homeopathic.

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I need the cheapest conveyancing solicitors in Lewisham, we are on a tight budget.

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The confusion over this matter catches out many buyers and sellers, and can leave them paying far more in fees than they budgeted, and many conveyancers advertise cheap conveyancing quotes. However extra fees will be included in the solicitor's terms of engagement. Any fees found in the terms should be fair and reasonable. Your conveyancing quote should state any disbursements to be paid.

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How do I verify if a property is in a conservation area?

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With over 9,000 conservation areas throughout the country, the local areas in or near Lewisham will include several areas of architectural merit designated as protected. Conservation areas in Lewisham include Deptford High Street. The local council will be able to advise further about local conservation areas, and the solicitor handling your purchase should discuss what specific restrictions are in place.

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Which local authority is responsible for Lewisham?

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Lewisham is located in London Borough of Lewisham Council, Town Hall, Catford, London, SE6 4RU

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Is contaminated land an issue for the majority of properties in Lewisham?

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Numerous of contaminants caused by environmental factors may reduce the value of property in Lewisham. Contaminants including petroleum and fuel sites or proximity to waste sites will be investigated during the conveyancing process.

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What do fixtures and fittings mean?

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Mainly, fixtures are permanently fixed to the property and cannot be easily removed and fixtures are free-standing items, such as chairs. 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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How many mortgage lenders in Lewisham do you work with?

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Most lenders in Lewisham are on our panels. Lewisham lenders and mortgage specialists include Largemortgageloans.Com, 12 Pepper St, London, E14 9RP, A Class Mortgages, 40 Dobell Rd, London, SE9 1HE, and Mortgage Consultant & Brokers, 68 Tunnel Av, London, SE10 0SD.

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If my family are buying in Lewisham on the same street as rectory land, is it important that I get a chancel search?

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In Lewisham, some owners can be required to fund upkeep of a medieval church. A number of sources are used to identify liability, including parish archives. Church of England properties in the local area where chancel liability may apply include St Mary the Virgin and St Stephen.

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Will your conveyancing solicitor in Lewisham conduct any conveyancing searches on the London Victorian end-of-terrace home we are buying?

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If buying and taking out a mortgage a mortgage lender insist that at least - Local Authority Search, Drainage Search (Con29DW or personal) and Environmental, and possibly area-specific searches for instance Flood Risk search.

 
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