By Frances Traynor
19th January 2018
"Teamwork is crucial for an less stressful move."
If you are selling, buying or remortgaging in Otford, you will need to appoint a solicitor to complete the legal side of things for you.
Homeward Legal's conveyancing team have a wealth of experience helping home buyers and sellers in Otford and across Kent.Our pragmatic approach means we move you in the shortest possible time.
Our solicitors handle all the legal work for your sale or purchase for a fixed fee.
We do not charge you any property legal fees for buying and selling a property, if your Kent house move does not complete.
Using area experience, our property lawyers will guide you through every aspect of the conveyancing process.
No additional fees whatsoever.
Commuters are well served with Otford ideally situated with excellent motorway access roughly 2 miles off the M26.
Otford's nearest train station is Otford. The nearest airport to Otford is London Biggin Hill Airport (7 miles). London City Airport is 15 miles, London Heliport Airport is 20 miles, Gatwick South Terminal Airport is 19 miles, Gatwick North Terminal Airport is 19 miles, Rochester Airport is 14 miles and away.
The closest hospital is Sevenoaks.Q.
Misleading conveyancing quotes catch out many homeowners, leaving them to pay sometimes £100s more than planned. Many property lawyers purport to offer supposedly 'the cheapest conveyancing'. Unfortunately additional fees are often hiding in small print. Costs should be fair. The Homeward Legal quote calculator will confirm the solicitors' fees, based on the property you are buying.Q.
Following a campaign, English Heritage have created a detailed list about the state of conservation areas along with the trend. Local Otford conservation areas are designated by the local Sevenoaks planning authority, who administer conservation area concerns from including things like poorly maintained pavements, non sympathetic doors and upkeep of paths.Q.
The legal work needed to sell or purchase property may experience many unexpected delays. Homeward Legal strive to diminish their impact wherever reasonable by driving the sale or purchase forward.Q.
In fact we specialise in auctions and often act for sellers at auction. It is sensible to formally appoint a good lawyer
as ahead of time as possible to allow sufficient time for a full investigation of the auction pack well in advance of the property auction date.
Post actual auction you and the property conveyancing lawyer should be ready for quickly finish all of the legal work within 28 days after exchange, a requirement of terms of sale.Q.
Your conveyancer may suggest a chancel search. Although some parish councils have opted to exact chancel repairs on the current owners, there is no way to be certain that a parish in which lay rectors have not been expected to pay chancel repair dues recently will remain liability-free for new owners, so indemnity insurance may be advisable even if liability is unlikely.Q.
Firstly, finding a communicative lawyer is essential to buying faster. Ask these questions when identifying your conveyancer:
The local authority Requisition for search and Official Certificate of Search carried out by your solicitor as part of the conveyancing should determine if the property is in a designated conservation area and evidence of local authority approval for additions to the property will be asked for.Q.
There is no argument why a buyer cant opt to take care of the bulk of the your own conveyancing without the help of an expert Otford conveyancing solicitor.
The truth is however that a lawyer juggles a significant number of actions including chasing mortgage offer or handling retentions many of which are better done by someone with training.
Above all else DIY conveyancers are taking risks without the correct indemnity cover which qualified legal firms always carry.