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Conveyancing in New Cross Q & A's

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Updated: 24/01/17

New Cross points of interest

Trinity Buoy Wharf Lighthouse, Blackheath Old Dover Rd Library Art Gallery and Imperial War Museum Aviation Museum are around New Cross.

Commuters are well served with New Cross situated with very good major road access close at under 3m of the A102M.

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New Cross Gate train station is approximately 1 mile from New Cross. The closest airport to New Cross is London City Airport. Heathrow Terminals 1 2 3 Airport is 18 miles, London Heliport Airport is 6 miles, Heathrow Terminal 5 Airport is 20 miles, Gatwick South Terminal Airport is 23 miles, Gatwick North Terminal Airport is 23 miles, Heathrow Terminal 4 Airport is 18 miles, Northolt Jet Centre Airport is 17 miles, Elstree Airport is 18 miles and London Biggin Hill Airport is 10 miles away.

The nearest hospital is University Lewisham.

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How do I get affordable conveyancing?

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Several conveyancers promote 'the cheapest conveyancing', however extra charges may be added into the terms and conditions. Extra costs ought to be fair. Any disbursements should also be clearly stated on the quote based on the property you intend to buy, our online quote calculator will generate an accurate statement of conveyancing fees.

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Do we need to be worried about gazumping?

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This occurs when one purchaser's offer is accepted but then rejected by the property owner and then selecting a higher offer. There is almost always a danger of gazumping. The first step in reducing the chance that gazumping will effect you is to instruct your property solicitor as early as possible.

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Where can we learn more data about the New Cross and New Cross conservation areas?

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Conservation area concerns for example property boundaries, side extensions or ugly shop fronts are handled by the local Lewisham planning authority. Following a campaign, English Heritage administer details in relation to the condition of conservation areas along with the vulnerability.

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Should I get a property survey for our house purchase?

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It is strongly advised that all buyers book a home surveyor. Buyers should be aware that there are a range of issues that affect a property, which a conveyancing solicitor will not report on. These include chimney defects.

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What conservation areas are there in New Cross?

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The areas near or within New Cross include a number of areas of historical or architectural value recorded as conservation areas. Your lawyer will be able to provide more details and discuss the relevant responsibilities you would be taking on by purchasing in a conservation area, regarding specific conservation areas in New Cross.

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In about 6 weeks we are expecting to move out of our terraced home just outside New Cross into our new property in Grove Park , when to instruct a removals firm?

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The ideal approach is for home movers to hold off instructing a removal van until both sides have formally agreed an absolute moving date that frequently takes place after final contracts are signed.

For a local firm Man & Van, 19 Whitbread Rd, London, SE4 2BD on 020 3616 0151 or Wilsons Removals, 69B Endwell Rd, London, SE4 2NF Phone: 07904 194659.

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We need to complete this leasehold property purchase as soon as possible, can we get a fast conveyancing transaction?

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Many buyers will, correctly, argue that a fast transaction is essential to is to use a proactive, diligent conveyancing solicitor. There are several tasks you can also do to speed up your conveyancing, including, answering any queries raised by the conveyancing solicitor as soon as possible, getting your mortgage offer in place and requesting status updates from the conveyancing solicitor regularly.

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Does 'fixtures and fittings' include things like door handles?

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In general, fixtures are fixed to walls, floors or ceilings securely and fixtures are free-standing items, like free-standing kitchen appliances. Completion or agreement of a fixtures and fittings form is unfortunately often left to the last minute, when a dispute may jeopordise the transaction, and this makes resolving any confusion between buyer and seller on this issue so urgent.

 
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