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Conveyancing in Parkstone Q & A's

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Ask Lorraine a question lorraine@homewardlegal.co.uk

Updated: 30/11/16

Local key data:

Parkstone's closest airport is Bournemouth International Airport (6 miles). and Parkstone's nearest station is Parkstone at 1 mile s.

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Parkstone points of interest

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Brownsea Island National Trust Poole Compton Acres (Historic Gardens) Country Park and Oceanarium Aquarium are easily accessible from Parkstone.

The closest hospital is Poole General.

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We need to find the cheapest conveyancing solicitors. What should I check?

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This affects many property buyers and sellers who opted for a very cheap quote, only to be stung later in the conveyancing process. Many firms offer supposedly 'the cheapest conveyancing quotes', however extra fees will be included in the small print that unknowing property buyers and sellers have not reviewed A conveyancing quote ought to list any disbursements. Additional costs included in the terms should be reasonable. Get a quote using the Homeward Legal quote calculator for the property you are buying.

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In about five weeks we are going to be moving from our terraced property on the outskirts of Parkstone to our next home in Lytchett Matravers , at what point to instruct a removals firm?

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Homeward Legal usually encourage home vendors delay organising removals until contracts have exchanged as in advance of this it is likely that a definitive date will not have been agreed. Local home mover companies include 1 2 3 Man & Van, 37 Ringwood Rd, Poole, BH14 0RG Call: 07917 547123.

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We are going to buy a house in a Parkstone conservation area, where does one find information in relation to the current standard of repair of the area?

English Heritage, a government body, have produced records of the condition (poor to good) of conservation areas as well as the trend. Conservation areas are set up by the local authority (Poole) who oversee things like private spaces to back illuminated signs.

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What will a Parkstone conveyancing solicitor do when the flat I want to buy is in a registered conservation area and has unfitting new windows added?

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The lawyer will always check if the property is affected by a designated conservation area and whether any alterations have necessary consents from the Poole council.

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We have had a quote from you. Might I be expected to pay any additional charges?

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Our solicitors never hide any extra, hidden costs. If you are comparing quotes, consider that some websites offer unrealistically low 'quotes' which are in fact estimates. You may face a much greater total fee when you have completed.

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What is the council tax on a converted Band F house in Parkstone?

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You will be provide the property's council tax band in the conveyancer's title report. Correct rates for Parkstone are set out online at the Poole local authority website. As of 02 December 2012 rates for all bands are:

  • Band A - £967.00
  • Band B - £1,128.00
  • Band C - £1,289.00
  • Band D - £1,450.00
  • Band E - £1,772.00
  • Band F - £2,094.00
  • Band G - £2,417.00
  • Band H - £2,900.00

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Is contaminated land in Parkstone a concern?

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Property may have been contaminated by many environmental factors. Contaminants like landfill sites and other sources of contaminated land should be reported on during conveyancing searches.

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What particular property searches does a Parkstone conveyancer conduct when acting on a Parkstone home?

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The customary legal protocol will be to obtain Local Authority Search, Drainage Search (Con29DW), Environmental, Tin Mining Search and China Search and occasionally area-specific searches such as Limestone Search.

 
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