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Conveyancing in Midsomer Norton Q & A's

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Updated: 27/11/16

Regional transport information and addresses ;

The nearest airport to Midsomer Norton is Bristol Airport. The nearest station to Midsomer Norton is Oldfield Park.

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Midsomer Norton points of interest

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Holcombe St Andrew Old Church Churches Conservation Trust and Emborough The Blessed Virgin Mary Churches Conservation Trust are close to Midsomer Norton.

The most convenient hospital to Midsomer Norton is Paulton Memorial.

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We are looking for the cheapest conveyancing quote. What should be watch out for?

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Misleading conveyancing quotes catch out many property buyers and sellers, leaving them to pay sometimes £100s more than planned. Many firms offer 'the cheapest conveyancing', however additional fees will be included in the terms and conditions that property buyers and sellers often do not check. A quote for conveyancing in Midsomer Norton should also clearly state the disbursements to be paid. Extra charges included in the small print should be reasonable and clear. The Homeward Legal quote calculator will confirm the exact legal fees based on the property you are buying.

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To complete on our purchase ASAP, how can we organise fast legal work?

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As is often reported, a fast conveyancing transaction is key to instruct a proactive solicitor. That said, there are a range of tasks you can do. These include:

  • pushing the solicitor to begin enquiries as soon as possible
  • answering any queries raised by the solicitor as soon as possible
  • clarifying your mortgage lender's requirements

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Which individual property conveyancing searches will my property lawyer in Midsomer Norton apply for a Midsomer Norton home?

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Normal procedure will be to get the following Local Authority, Drainage and Water Search (CON29DW or personal), Environment Search and Tin Mining Search and perhaps specific local Midsomer Norton searches, which might include HS11.

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How much is the council tax on a Thirties detached Band E property in Midsomer Norton?

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Your appropriate council tax band should conventionally be given within the conveyancing report on title, and by the local authority. Council tax rates for Midsomer Norton are published at the Mendip local authority site. At the time of writing (08 July 2012) rates are:

  • Band A - £982.00
  • Band B - £1,146.00
  • Band C - £1,310.00
  • Band D - £1,473.00
  • Band E - £1,801.00
  • Band F - £2,128.00
  • Band G - £2,455.00
  • Band H - £2,947.00

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Which local authority is responsible for Midsomer Norton?

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Midsomer Norton is located in Mendip District Council, Council Offices, Cannards Grave Road, Shepton Mallet, Somerset, BA4 5BT, Tel: 01749 648 999

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Environmental searches are standard procedure but in light of recent weather changes such as the extensive flooding in Sept 2012 in South West England are they the best way to confirm sufficient information about the risk of flooding in Midsomer Norton?

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A qualified Midsomer Norton conveyancing solicitor should get conveyancing searches if the first searches spots a Midsomer Norton flood risk area

It may be sensible to also converse with a neighbour to get more local information.

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What amount of time may be planned for the legal work to purchase property generally take in Midsomer Norton?

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In general, the amount of time needed to sell or purchase a home varies, with reference to a range of aspects, for example, if either party has a mortgage. Our conveyancing solicitors strive to ensure your sale or purchase is undertaken with the utmost care and speed.

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What type of research about the risk of local flooding in the Somerset area will my conveyancing solicitor in Midsomer Norton examine?

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An essential component in the legal procedure of purchasing a property involves the solicitor applying for conveyancing searches that offer you information in relation to Midsomer Norton flood risk. A more specialist flood history/risk search, for instance the Landmark search, may be proposed by a Midsomer Norton conveyancing solicitor if the results of the initial searches suggest flood risk to the property. At the time of authoring this article (31-Dec-12) there were no warnings around the Wellow Brook and River Somer at Midsomer Norton and Radstock, Thicketmead Bridge and Coombend areas at the River Cam, Wellow and Midford Brooks and tributaries

 
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