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Conveyancing in Maxton Q & A's

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Updated: 21/04/17

Local area travel information and addresses ;

The nearest station to Maxton is Dover Priory, almost a mile away. The closest airport to Maxton is Manston, Kent International Airport. Manston Airport is 16 miles and Lydd Airport is 20 miles away.

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Maxton area info

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The White Cliffs of Dover National Trust Dover Castle English Heritage and Capel-le-Ferne St Mary the Virgin Churches Conservation Trust are close to Maxton.

The closest hospital is Buckland Dover.

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How do I get fixed rate conveyancing?

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Numerous firms advertise 'the cheapest conveyancing quotes'. Often additional costs are frequently hidden in the small print. Any additional charges which are listed in terms of engagement ought to be reasonable and clear. They be applied only where the conveyancer must complete work beyond standard conveyancing , which could not be anticipated at the start of the process.

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I am aiming to purchase a house, should we have 'conveyancing searches' ordered?

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Searches are a set of enquiries undertaken on your behalf, for example a chancel search, and refer to legal-related matters.

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I am buying a unique investment property in a conservation area in Maxton. How does one find data in regards to the state of repair?

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Following a campaign, English Heritage have produced details of the condition (poor to good) of conservation areas in England in addition to the trend. Conservation areas in Maxton are nominated by Dover who preserve things like paths to the inhibition of derelict buildings.

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Which local authority looks after Maxton?

Maxton is located in Dover District Council, White Cliffs Business Park, Dover, Kent, CT16 3PJ, Call: 01304 821 199

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What is the council tax on a Fifties mid-terrace Band C property in Maxton?

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You will find the homes council tax band within the report on title. The correct charges for homes in Maxton are tabled at the Dover local authority website. At the time of writing, 11 January 2013, rates are as follows:

  • Band A - £979.00
  • Band B - £1,143.00
  • Band C - £1,306.00
  • Band D - £1,469.00
  • Band E - £1,795.00
  • Band F - £2,122.00
  • Band G - £2,448.00
  • Band H - £2,938.00

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What does a Maxton property lawyer do when the property is in a local authority conservation area and has incongruous roof antenna fitted?

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A property solicitor should ascertain if the property is affected by a designated conservation area, and if so whether any modifications have the appropriate consent.

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Is it advisable that I get a chancel search? We are buying a Maxton property near a vicarage.

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Where land in Maxton was once owned by a lay-rector, new owners of that property may be obliged to cover the cost of maintenance of nearby church property. As a result of the Land Registration Act 2002, interest over any affected land must be registered by October 2013. This will make it easier to identify affected property through a chancel search. A conveyancing lawyer will be able to advise further.

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Doing ones own conveyancing without instructing a conveyancing solicitor in Maxton appears to be becoming possible when buying a house but would it actually be a smart move ?

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Technically speaking there are no arguments at all why a home buyer cant adopt a DIY approach and do the legal work without assistance.

The truth is however that a property lawyer juggles a huge array of actions including approving contract and reading the lease which are more safely handled with appropriate a qualified professional.

 
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