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Conveyancing in Lingfield Q & A's

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Ask Lorraine a question lorraine@homewardlegal.co.uk

Updated: 17/07/17

Local area travel information and addresses ;

The nearest airport to Lingfield is Gatwick South Terminal Airport (6 miles). London City Airport is 23 miles, London Heliport Airport is 22 miles, Gatwick North Terminal Airport is 7 miles and London Biggin Hill Airport is 11 miles away. Lingfield train station is about 1 mile from Lingfield.

McIndoe Surgical Centre is the most convenient hospital for Lingfield.

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How do we find affordable conveyancing in Lingfield?

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Lack of clarity over this issue catches out many buyers, and can leave them paying far more in conveyancing fees than they budgeted, and many conveyancers claim to offer 'the cheapest conveyancing quotes'. Often extra costs are frequently hidden in the terms of engagement. Additional charges included in terms and conditions ought to be fair. Your conveyancing quote ought to define any disbursements.We offer quotes, not estimates, and clearly state all legal fees you pay for a standard conveyancing transaction.

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Is chromium often found in Lingfield top-soil?

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Lingfield's local area has a history of contamination from industrial or agricultural, like much of the UK. Data on many contaminants, such as ammonia, will be included in an environmental search.

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Would you recommend that we get a chancel search? We are purchasing a flat conversion by a 17th Century rectory manor in Lingfield.

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Property owners in Lingfield may be subject to chancel repair liability. As a consequence of a recent Act, interest over any affected land in Lingfield must be registered by October 2013. This will make it easier to identify affected property through a chancel search. Lingfield Church of England properties include St Peter & St Paul.

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Which local authority is responsible for Lingfield?

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Lingfield is located in Tandridge District Council, Station Road East, Oxted, Surrey, RH8 0BT, Tel: 01883 722 000

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Our purchase is completing in September. How is Stamp Duty Land Tax worked out?

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Stamp Duty will depend on the valuation. It will be £27000 on a £675000 residential property in Lingfield.

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We are interested in purchasing in Lingfield. Can I find out if the property is in a conservation area?

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Conservation areas indicate neighbourhoods designated as being of historical or architectural value. The council will be able to advise further about local areas of conservation, and the conveyancing solicitor handling your purchase should discuss what specific restrictions are in place.

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What can a Lingfield property solicitor do if the building I am intending to buy is in a local authority conservation area and has inappropriate artificial stone cladding fitted?

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The solicitor to see whether the property is within a designated conservation area, and if so whether any alterations have necessary consents from the local council.

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We want to complete on the conveyancing on a maisonette in a narrow time frame, are you really fast solicitors in Lingfield ?

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We always adopt a highly active approach to completing the legal process for movers to suit a clients time frame. Homeward Legal only work with property lawyers that will always attempt to efficiently communicate up and down the property chain (line of buyers and sellers) .

In addition our expert panel of solicitors are specifically chosen as they have invested in expensive HMRC and Land Registry integrated and technology systems to push through the sale quickly.

 
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