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Conveyancing in Longfield Q & A's

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Ask Lorraine a question lorraine@homewardlegal.co.uk

Updated: 16/07/17

Local area transport information

Longfield's closest airport is Rochester, Maidstone Rd Airport (10 miles). London City Airport is 14 miles, London Heliport Airport is 22 miles, London Airport is 21 mile s, Rochester Airport is 10 miles and London Biggin Hill Airport is 13 miles away and Longfield's closest train station is Longfield at 1 mile s.

The most convenient hospital is Fawkham Manor.

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How do we find low cost conveyancing?

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This matter catches out many property buyers and sellers, and can leave them paying far more in fees than they budgeted, and many firms offer supposedly cheap conveyancing quotes, but additional fees will be included in the solicitor's terms of engagement. These terms are often ignored by excited property buyers and sellers, eager to get underway. Additional charges should be fair and clearly defined. The Homeward Legal quote calculator will confirm the solicitors' fees, based on the property you are buying.

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What causes purchase conveyancing work to have so many delays?

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Conveyancing may be subject to numerous interruptions or delays even in the best of circumstances. Some reasons are out of the solicitor's hands. Homeward Legal endeavour to lessen their consequences by chasing for prompt responses.

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Which parts of Longfield are protected by a conservation area?

There are a number of areas of conservation located near Longfield. You may wish to contact the local council for more information, but your solicitor will address this during the house-buying process.

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Which factors will impact land in Longfield, and are they checked for thoroughly?

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Many of contaminants caused by natural causes may ruin land. Issues including environmental radon sources should be considered as part of the appropriate search. Hartley Bottom Farm, Kent, DA3 8LJ may be one Longfield source of contamination.

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Is a PI contribution a disbursement or fee?

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It is not always obvious whether a cost is a fee or a disbursement. This cost is a fee not a disbursement, and should be included in a quote.

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How look for find out whether the conservation area is neglected?

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English Heritage, a government body, have conducted a survey and created a list of the condition of conservation areas along with the trend of the area. Local conservation areas are designated by the local Dartford planning authority, who administer everything from including things like poorly maintained roads, addition of PVC windows and the upkeep of public spaces.

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What property does the Longfield conveyancer get when instructed on a Longfield home?

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The common conveyancing protocol is to obtain Local Authority (personal or official), Drainage and Water Search (CON29DW or personal), Environment Search and Coal Mining Search and perhaps specific local Longfield searches for example British Waterways Search.

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How much can the conveyancing searches be?

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With Homeward Legal's conveyancing service, Longfield clients are charged at most £249 for conveyancing searches. Conveyancing searches are paid out to a 3rd party.

 
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