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Conveyancing in Markyate Q & A's

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Ask Lorraine a question lorraine@homewardlegal.co.uk

Updated: 02/12/16

Regional travel information

Markyate is close at roughly 1 1/2 mile of junction entry 10 Southbound of the M1.

The nearest airport to Markyate is Luton Airport (5 miles). Northolt Jet Centre Airport is 20 miles, Elstree Airport is 14 miles and Booker Airport is 22 miles away. The nearest station to Markyate is Luton Airport Parkway, about 4 miles away.

Luton & Dunstable is the nearest hospital.

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How do I find fixed rate conveyancing in Markyate?

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Both high-street and online solicitors claim to offer so-called cheap conveyancing. Unfortunately additional fees can inflate your final invoice. Extra charges included in terms and conditions ought to be fair. Any disbursements to be paid must also be stated on a quote

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What type of checks as respects the risk of possible flooding at Hertfordshire will a conveyancer in Markyate do?

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Your residential property solicitor will apply for property conveyancing searches that incorporate Markyate area flood risk data.

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What environmental concerns will contaminate land in Markyate?

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A range of contaminants may impact Markyate property. Issues such as local historic industrial processes or proximity to scrap yards should be reported on during conveyancing searches.

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What causes the conveyancing process to require months?

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The legal work involved in buying or selling Markyate property will sometimes be lengthy. Homeward Legal work hard to minimise their effect by using fast search providers. Reasons for delay include issues elsewhere in a chain.

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Are charges for obtaining duplicate freehold company share certificates disbursements or fees?

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Some solicitors pass off additional costs as disbursements. It may not be clear whether a cost is a fee or not, and whether it should be included. These costs are fees not disbursements, and should be included in a conveyancing quote.

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To complete on our freehold residence purchase ASAP, can we arrange fast conveyancing?

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Finding a proactive conveyancer is crucial to moving faster. When choosing a conveyancer, : Did you experience any delays when requesting a quote? Are phone, fax and email their preferred methods of contact How soon will they order searches?

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Which local authority looks after Markyate?

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Markyate is located in St Albans District Council, Civic Centre, St Peters Street, St Albans, Hertfordshire, AL1 3JE, phone: 01727 866 102

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If we are purchasing in Markyate close to a church constructed in the 1200s, is it necessary that we get a chancel search?

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As a result of chancel repair liability, the owners of property in Markyate which was once owned by a 'lay rectors' can be liable for maintenance of older church buildings. As a result of the Land Registration Act 2002, interest over any affected land in Markyate must be registered by October 2013. This will make it easier to identify affected property through a chancel search.

 
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