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Conveyancing in Long Ashton Q & A's

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Ask Lorraine a question lorraine@homewardlegal.co.uk

Updated: 16/01/17

Regional services information and addresses ;

The closest train station to Long Ashton is Parson Street. Long Ashton's closest airport is Bristol Airport.

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Long Ashton area information

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Clifton Suspension Bridge Bristol Historic Building and Bristol City Museum Aviation Museum are in Long Ashton.

The closest hospital for Long Ashton is Nuffield Bristol.

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We are trying to find low cost conveyancing. What should be watch out for?

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Many online and high street conveyancers advertise so-called 'the cheapest conveyancing'. However extra charges are frequently hidden in the small print. Homeward Legal quotes are not estimates, and offer a clear statement of your legal fees for a standard conveyancing transaction.

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Are costs for obtaining landlord's consent to alterations fees or disbursements?

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A conveyancing quote will itemise disbursements and fees, clearly stating which is which. These costs are fees not disbursements. Consent can be difficult to arrange, but the fee may be included in your quote.

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Where can I go about check whether the designated conservation area is being neglected?

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Following a campaign, English Heritage have produced a detailed list of the state of conservation areas along with the trend. Conservation areas are nominated by the local authority (North Somerset) who police conservation area concerns from including things like ugly highway signs, removal of existing windows and what can be demolished.

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What do conveyancing searches mean?

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Searches are a standardised collection of enquiries raised by the purchaser's property lawyer with a particular authority. These are unrelated to a building survey and do not relate to defects such as ground movement.

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What is the council tax on a Thirties detached Band D house in Long Ashton?

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You will be advised on your homes band as part of the conveyancing report on title. Correct charges for Long Ashton are listed at the North Somerset local authority website. Currently, 14 July 2012, rates are:

  • Band A - £950.00
  • Band B - £1,109.00
  • Band C - £1,267.00
  • Band D - £1,425.00
  • Band E - £1,742.00
  • Band F - £2,059.00
  • Band G - £2,376.00
  • Band H - £2,851.00

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What particular property searches will my solicitor in Long Ashton get on a Long Ashton home?

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The routine conveyancing procedure will be to get Local Authority (personal or official), Drainage and Water Search, Environment Search and Tin Search, and possibly specific searches, like a Cheshire Brine Search.

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Is a survey advisable when purchasing a property?

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We firmly recommend that home buyers in Long Ashton book a home surveyor if you are intending to buy in Long Ashton. There are a wide range of concerns which have a negative impact on a property. These include cracks in walls.

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What factors can contaminate land in Long Ashton. Will they be comprehensively investigated?

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Property in Long Ashton would be contaminated by several natural causes and human activities, such as petroleum and fuel sites and nearby waste management facilities. An environmental search will give more detail.

 
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