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Conveyancing in Longford Q & A's

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Ask Lorraine a question lorraine@homewardlegal.co.uk

Updated: 24/07/17

Local services information

Heathrow Terminals 1, 2 and 3 train station is about 2 miles from Longford and the closest airport to Longford is Heathrow Terminal 5 Airport (1 mile). Heathrow Terminals 1 2 3 Airport is 2 miles, London City Airport is 24 miles, London Heliport Airport is 14 miles, Farnborough (TAG London) Airport is 19 miles, Heathrow Terminal 4 Airport is 3 miles, Northolt Jet Centre Airport is 7 miles, Elstree Airport is 15 miles, White Waltham Airport is 12 miles, Blackbushe Airport is 19 miles, London Biggin Hill Airport is 25 miles and Booker Airport is 17 miles away.

Longford is about 1/2 mile of junction entry 14 of the M25.

Ashford, Staines is a relatively close hospital.

Q.

How do we get low cost conveyancing in Longford?

A.

Several conveyancers offer 'the cheapest conveyancing quotes'. Often additional charges are frequently hidden in the terms. Busy, stressed property buyers and sellers ignore these terms at their peril. Your quote ought to list any disbursements.Based on the property you intend to buy, our online quote calculator will generate an accurate statement of conveyancing fees.

Q.

How many weeks may conveyancing legal work generally take, in your opinion? We have a buyer ready.

A.

For the majority of property purchasers, the amount of time taken to sell or purchase a house can vary, affected by a handful of concerns which can include if the property being bought or sold is leasehold. Our conveyancers work hard to ensure every sale receives fast and efficient service.

Q.

When should we instruct a conveyancer in Longford?

A.

With few exceptions, instructing as early as possible is better, as there are various tasks which may be carried out very early in the process. Instructing a solicitor to handle your Longford conveyancing early for a sale means

that documents can be prepared earlier, considerably accelerating the whole process, whereas if you are buying your offer may be taken more seriously if you already have a solicitor instructed.

Q.

How is Longford contaminated land checked when purchasing a house?

A.

Longford property could be contaminated by a broad range of natural causes, and factors like proximity to scrap yards will be detailed in an appropriate search. Contamination can be caused by local landfill sites, including Frampton Landfill Site, The Perryway, Gloucestershire, GL2 7PU.

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How much can searches cost?

A.

The cost of conveyancing searches considerably varies. The most frequently ordered searches include an environmental search and a mining search.

Q.

Our lender will be the Royal Bank of Scotland, is there anything we need to check?

A.

Some lenders have opted to reduce the size of their 'solicitor panel'. For buyers, this can result in significantly greater legal costs. Homeward Legal, however, are able to act on behalf of the majority of mortgage lenders so that the buyer will not have to pay the lender's legal fees.

Q.

How much is the council tax on a residential end of terrace Band G property in Longford?

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You will be give information your new house's band within the title report. Up-to-date rates for Longford are set out in detail on the Hillingdon local authority website. At the time of writing, 30 July 2012, rates are:

  • Band A - £946.00
  • Band B - £1,104.00
  • Band C - £1,262.00
  • Band D - £1,420.00
  • Band E - £1,735.00
  • Band F - £2,051.00
  • Band G - £2,366.00
  • Band H - £2,839.00

Q.

Does my conveyancing solicitor in Longford conduct any searches on the London Fifties semi-detached house we are buying?

A.

When you are getting a mortgage, your lender will expect specific searches, including the following Local Authority (personal or official), Drainage and Water Search (CON29DW or personal) and Environmental and occasionally specific searches, like a Index Map Search.

 
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