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Conveyancing in Old Ford Q & A's

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Updated: 22/04/18

Old Ford area information

Sutton House National Trust and Trinity Buoy Wharf LighthouseTemple Middle Temple Hall Historic Building are near to Old Ford.

Drivers are well served with Old Ford being well placed with excellent motorway access close at under a couple of miles of the A102M.

The closest station to Old Ford is Hackney Wick. London City Airport is 4 miles from Old Ford. Heathrow Terminals 1 2 3 Airport is 19 miles, London Heliport Airport is 9 miles, Heathrow Terminal 5 Airport is 21 mile s, Heathrow Terminal 4 Airport is 20 miles, Northolt Jet Centre Airport is 17 miles, Elstree Airport is 16 miles and London Biggin Hill Airport is 15 miles away.

The closest hospital to Old Ford is London Chest.

Q.

Please confirm the cheapest fee for a £358,000 property? I am trying to find an affordable Old Ford conveyancing estimate.

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This point catches out many buyers, and can leave them paying far more in conveyancing fees than they budgeted, and many property lawyers purport to offer so-called cheap conveyancing quotes, but extra charges may be added into small print that buyers often do not check. Extra charges which are listed in your solicitor's terms ought to be fair. Get a quote using the Homeward Legal quote calculator for the property you are buying.

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What are the pitfalls when buying a period home within a Tower Hamlets council designated conservation area ?

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An integral part of conveyancing for purchasers involves the making of enquiries of Tower Hamlets planning authority to check conservation area status and permission being granted for any changes. Searches vary in price between authorities, but are charged without markup to the client. In the absence of any appropriate consents, your solicitor will give you professional advice on the alternatives which include getting retrospective permission from the planning authority or seeking cover with indemnity insurance.

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How is contaminated land in Old Ford investigated when purchasing a property?

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A wide range of contaminants caused by natural causes can ruin property, and an environmental search will reveal the extent to which a house may be affected by Old Ford contaminants like landfill sites and a proximate telecommunications base station.

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How can we calculate stamp duty and how much do we need to pay on a £251000 Old Ford property?

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Stamp Duty will rely on the home's value. It is £7530 on a £251000 home.*

*Accurate as of March 2013

Q.

Old Ford conveyancers conduct a variety of property when they are instructed to act for a property buyer - which specific ones?

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If taking out a mortgage the mortgage lender mandates a specified set of searches, including the following Local Authority, Drainage and Water Search (CON29DW) and Environment Search, and perhaps special local Old Ford searches e.g. a Cheshire Brine Search.

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Is there a government body any detailed free published record on the standard of Old Ford conservation areas?

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Conservation area concerns, for example the upkeep of public spaces, removal of chimney stacks or excessive road signs are overseen by Tower Hamlets. Following a campaign, English Heritage have put together details in relation to the condition of conservation areas along with the trend.

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My lender is Alliance and Leicester - is there anything I need to check?

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In some cases, lenders have limited the firms who can act for them, resulting in higher conveyancing costs for buyers if the lender insists upon their own chosen solicitor . Homeward Legal are able to act on behalf of many mortgage lenders, keeping buyers' legal costs to a minimum.

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As a result of the fact that last year was second wettest year since on record I am thinking that flood risk searches may not be sufficient?

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A diligent solicitor in Old Ford will recommend that you also get in depth property conveyancing searches if the enviro search spots a significant risk local Old Ford flood risk.

For greater history you can speak to a neighbour or local resident.