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Conveyancing in Ovingham Q & A's

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Ask Lorraine a question lorraine@homewardlegal.co.uk

Updated: 18/07/17

Ovingham travel information:

Newcastle Airport is 8 miles from Ovingham. Ovingham's closest station is Prudhoe.

Q.

Ovingham attractions and landmarks

A.

Cherryburn National Trust Prudhoe Castle English Heritage and Bywell St Andrew Churches Conservation Trust are close at hand to Ovingham.

The closest hospital for Ovingham is Prudhoe.

Q.

We need to find the cheapest conveyancing quote. What do I need to check for?

A.

Various solicitors purport to offer so-called cheap conveyancing quotes. Unfortunately additional fees are frequently hidden in the terms of engagement. Any fees should be fair and reasonable.

Q.

Following recent news about the widespread flooding in Sept 2012 in North East England, I am anxious that flood searches might not be exacting enough?

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The conveyancer in Ovingham should always get additional flood searches if the environmental conveyancing searches determine a risk of flooding in Ovingham

You could converse with a neighbour to get extra local history.

Q.

We are on a short deadline, needing ensure fast conveyancing, what can we do to speed up the transaction?

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As is widely reported, contacting a proactive and experienced property lawyer is the key to a fast completion. There are a range of things you can do to get moving sooner. These include:

  • calling or emailing the property lawyer, and chase them if you suspect any delays
  • answering any queries raised by the property lawyer as soon as possible
  • arranging any finances require to complete the purchase
  • Q.

    What will the Ovingham conveyancing solicitor advise if the building we are buying is located in a conservation are in Northumberland council which has out of place roof antenna added?

    A.

    Northumberland planning authority Requisition for search and Official Certificate of Search conducted by your Ovingham conveyancing solicitor as part of the conveyancing will find out the existence of suitable permission for any alterations to the building.

    Q.

    What do we do to calculate stamp duty in Ovingham, and what should we budget for a £141000 residence?

    A.

    The SDLT that is payable depends on a small number of factors, including the value of the property, and whether it is in a 'disadvantaged area'. Stamp duty will be £1410 on a £141000 property (information correct February 2013).

    Q.

    What type of research regarding the risk and history of a flood in the Northumberland region will a Ovingham conveyancer look over?

    A.

    A key part of the conveyancing procedure involves your solicitor applying for environmental searches that go in detail about the potential Ovingham flood risk area.

    Q.

    I have got a quote from you. Will we be charged any additional fees?

    A.

    No. We do not hide any hidden extra charges for Ovingham conveyancing. Be aware that some solicitor do not give accurate quotes, only estimates, which could be totally different to your final invoice.

    Q.

    Is a Professional Indemnity fee a disbursement or fee?

    A.

    Fees and disbursements should be identified on the quote for your conveyancing, without any hidden charges in the terms and conditions. This cost, for example, is a fee not a disbursement, and will normally be included in a conveyancing quote.

     
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