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Conveyancing in Longhope Q & A's

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Ask Lorraine a question lorraine@homewardlegal.co.uk

Updated: 04/12/16

Longhope information

Longhope's closest airport is Gloucester Airport (13 miles). Defford Airport (disused) Airport is 21 mile away and Longhope's nearest train station is Gloucester at 9 miles.

Dilke Memorial Ruspidge is a nearby hospital.

Q.

What are the best conveyancing rates for a £195,000 property?

A.

Confusion over this topic catches out many homeowners, and can leave them paying far more in fees than they budgeted. Many firms offer so-called 'the cheapest conveyancing quotes'. However extra costs will be included in the solicitor's terms of engagement. Applicable disbursements should be included on a Longhope conveyancing quote Costs ought to be reasonable and be applied only where your solicitor must perform additional tasks in your interest, which could not be anticipated at the start of the process. Based on the property you intend to buy, our online quote calculator will generate an accurate statement of conveyancing fees.

Q.

How do you work out Stamp Duty Land Tax and what amount should we budget for a £693000 property?

A.

The Stamp Duty you will owe is based on the valuation. On a £693000 property, stamp duty will be £27720.*

*This information correct as of December 2012

Q.

Will your lawyer in Longhope get any conveyancing searches on the Gloucestershire Sixties mid terrace bungalow I am purchasing

A.

The normal conveyancing protocol will be to obtain the following Local Authority Search, Drainage and Water Search and Environment Search, and possibly less common searches e.g. a Subsidence.

Q.

Which body looks after for publishing the state of the conservation areas in Longhope?

A.

Local conservation areas are set up by the local Forest of Dean planning authority, who preserve everything from including things like excessive road signs, satellite dishes and area development. Following a campaign, English Heritage now maintain a list about the state of repair of conservation areas in Longhope and across England as well as the vulnerability.

Q.

What does the Longhope conveyancing solicitor advise if the flat we hope to invest in is situated in a Forest of Dean planning authority conservation area that possibly has unsightly artificial stone cladding fitted?

A.

The local authority searches carried out by a solicitor as part of the conveyancing will verify the existence of the appropriate authorisation for any additions to the building.

Q.

We are buying on a Longhope brownfield land. Is the top-soil potentially contaminated by waste minerals like cobalt?

A.

Though the dangers are usually minor, if significant harm could be caused to people or protected species by the contamination, it is likely to be labelled contaminated land. Land may also be contaminated by other sources, including water contaminants such as solvents and radioactive waste.

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How many weeks may conveyancing take? We have a buyer ready.

A.

The number of weeks required to sell or purchase a home is not wholly predictable, influenced by a broad set of concerns such as whether the property is leasehold. With our Longhope property specialists, your sale or purchase is handled as fast as possible, without compromising on service.

Q.

How will my property solicitor in Longhope report on the risk and history of floods in the Longhope region?

A.

A key component in the legal process involves a conveyancer conducting conveyancing and environmental searches that give information on the subject of Longhope historical flood risk.

 
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