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Conveyancing in Ottershaw Q & A's

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Ask Lorraine a question lorraine@homewardlegal.co.uk

Updated: 22/04/17

Ottershaw key data:

Ottershaw is nearby at very close at 1 mile off the M25 junction entry 11 Westbound.

The closest train station to Ottershaw is Chertsey. The closest airport to Ottershaw is Heathrow Terminal 4 Airport (7 miles). Heathrow Terminals 1 2 3 Airport is 9 miles, London Heliport Airport is 17 miles, Heathrow Terminal 5 Airport is 8 miles, Farnborough (TAG London) Airport is 13 miles, Gatwick South Terminal Airport is 22 miles, Gatwick North Terminal Airport is 21 mile s, Northolt Jet Centre Airport is 15 miles, Elstree Airport is 22 miles, White Waltham Airport is 14 miles, Blackbushe Airport is 14 miles, London Biggin Hill Airport is 25 miles and Booker Airport is 21 mile away.

St Peters Chertsey is the most convenient hospital to Ottershaw.

Q.

How do I find fixed rate conveyancing?

A.

Various firms purport to offer cheap conveyancing, but additional fees may be added into the terms and conditions. This small print is often not read by home owners in a hurry.

Q.

If Ottershaw a contaminated plot is found in an environmental search, can the topsoil be remedied?

A.

Some degree of remediation is possible is some cases. A local service provider for example The Otter Nursery, Murray Rd, Ottershaw, Chertsey, KT16 0HT may be able to provide further information.

Q.

What type of local authority searches into the uncertain risk of local flooding in the Surrey region will the property lawyer in Ottershaw be able to conduct for a Victorian home we are going to purchase?

An experienced conveyancer conducts formal conveyancing searches that should include Ottershaw flood risk information. A more involved flood history/risk search, such as the Homecheck search, may be recommended by a Ottershaw solicitor if in the event that the environmental search show that there is a potential flood risk to the Victorian home.

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What precautions can I take to defer paying SDLT?

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SDLT is generally due for homes priced at over 125,000 pounds. We do not recommend property buyers risk any form of stamp duty reduction, as such schemes are expensive and unreliable.

Q.

Of the large Ottershaw mortgage lenders, who have joined your panel?

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Most lenders in Ottershaw are on our panels. Lenders and mortgage specialists in Ottershaw include Intelligent Financial Services Ltd, 28 Glebeland Gdns, Shepperton, TW17 9DH, M P A Financial, 4 Queens Av, Byfleet, West Byfleet, KT14 7AD, and Emerald Financial Services, 6 Hillingdon Av, Staines, TW19 7AG.

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We are interested in purchasing in Ottershaw. Are there many conservation areas in the area?

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There are several conservation areas in or near Ottershaw. A conveyancing solicitor will discuss the relevant responsibilities and be able to advise further for conservation areas in Ottershaw.

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What will the council tax cost for a Sixties Band B apartment in Ottershaw?

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Your appropriate band should almost always be detailed in the conveyancing report on title, and by the local council. The latest council tax charges for properties in Ottershaw are tabled online at the Runnymede council site. Currently on 27 October 2012 rates for all bands are:

  • Band A - £993.00
  • Band B - £1,159.00
  • Band C - £1,324.00
  • Band D - £1,490.00
  • Band E - £1,821.00
  • Band F - £2,152.00
  • Band G - £2,483.00
  • Band H - £2,980.00

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What will conveyancing searches cost?

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With a Homeward Legal solicitor, clients buying a property charged at most £249 for a standard search bundle. Additional searches your solicitor may recommend include a British waterways search.

 
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