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Conveyancing in Poplar Q & A's

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Updated: 01/12/16

Poplar area info

Trinity Buoy Wharf Lighthouse, Blackheath Old Dover Rd Library Art Gallery and Tate Modern Art Gallery are close at hand to Poplar.

Drivers are well served with Poplar situated with good major road access roughly half a mile of the A102M.

London City Airport is 3 miles from Poplar. Heathrow Terminals 1 2 3 Airport is 19 miles, London Heliport Airport is 8 miles, Heathrow Terminal 5 Airport is 21 mile s, Gatwick South Terminal Airport is 25 miles, Gatwick North Terminal Airport is 25 miles, Heathrow Terminal 4 Airport is 19 miles, Northolt Jet Centre Airport is 17 miles, Elstree Airport is 17 miles and London Biggin Hill Airport is 13 miles away. The closest station to Poplar is Limehouse.

The closest hospital for Poplar is London Independent Stepney.

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How do we find a discount conveyancing quote in Poplar?

A.

Both high-street and online firms purport to offer cheap conveyancing quotes, but extra fees are frequently hidden in the small print. Busy, stressed property buyers and sellers ignore these terms at their peril. Our quotes clearly state the solicitors' fees for a standard conveyancing transaction.

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What type of environmental searches in relation to the uncertain risk of flooding in the Tower Hamlets area will my conveyancing solicitor in Poplar actually carry out on a Sixties maisonette we intend to purchase?

A.

A solicitor will apply for conveyancing and environmental searches that incorporate Poplar flood risk area data. On (05-Dec-08) there were no warnings around the Tidal Thames from the River Lee to the Limehouse Basin at the River Thames including areas in the boroughs of Tower Hamlets, the City of London, the City of Westminster and Kensington & Chelsea

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Is there something I can do to get out of paying out for stamp duty in Poplar?

A.

Stamp duty mitigation scheme should not be considered. These schemes are expensive and the HMRC can review a scheme up to 6 years after a sale is completed .

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Which local authority looks after Poplar?

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Poplar is located in Tower Hamlets Council, Town Hall, Mulberry Place, 5 Clove Crescent, E14 2B phone: 020 7364 5009

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I am anxious about the council tax rates on a Sixties mid-terrace property in Poplar, how much are they?

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Customarily the conveyancing report on title will provide the appropriate Tower Hamlets council tax band. Up-to-date charges for properties in Poplar are tabled at the Tower Hamlets local authority site. At the time of writing on 02/12/2012 the different rates are:

  • Band A - £795.00
  • Band B - £927.00
  • Band C - £1,060.00
  • Band D - £1,192.00
  • Band E - £1,457.00
  • Band F - £1,722.00
  • Band G - £1,987.00
  • Band H - £2,384.00

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When do you need to instruct a conveyancing solicitor in Poplar?

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The short answer is, earlier is preferable, as there are a number of tasks that can be performed straight away. Early instruction of a firm to act on your Poplar sale or purchase can reduce any chance of the sale or purchase falling though.

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Which Poplar mortgage lenders do you work with?

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Of lenders with offices near Poplar, we closely with many. Poplar lenders and mortgage specialists include Alpha Property Services (UK) Ltd, 307 East St, London, SE17 2SX, Mortgage Consultant & Brokers, 68 Tunnel Av, London, SE10 0SD, and Sammon Mortgage Management, Sutherland House/3 Lloyd's Av, London, EC3N 3DS.

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If we plan to purchase near Poplar, in the parish of Tottenham, do we need a chancel search?

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Your solicitor responsible for your move may suggest that a chancel search be ordered. Chancel repair has the potential to be charged on the owners of a house where parish councils have previously chosen not to do so, so the solicitor will be unable to make any guarantees, and will recommend insurance.

 
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