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Conveyancing in Poundbury Q & A's

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Updated: 26/04/17

Local information:

Poundbury's nearest station is Dorchester West and Poundbury's nearest airport is Bournemouth International Airport (28 miles).

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Local Poundbury attractions

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Max Gate National Trust Winterborne Came St Peter Churches Conservation Trust and Whitcombe Church Churches Conservation Trust are in Poundbury.

The closest hospital for Poundbury is Dorset County Dorchester.

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We need to find a cheap solicitor quote to sell a house. What should be watch out for?

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Many firms purport to offer supposedly cheap conveyancing. However extra costs are frequently hidden in the solicitor's terms. Costs found in your solicitor's terms ought to be fair.

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When do I need to instruct a solicitor to handle our purchase?

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The straightforward answer is, the faster you instruct the better, as there are various tasks which may be performed straight away. Instructing a firm early can reduce any chance of the other side pulling out.

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Which local authority is responsible for Poundbury?

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Poundbury is located in West Dorset District Council, Stratton House, 58- 60 High West Street, Dorchester, Dorset, DT1 1UZ, contact: 01305 251 010

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What environmental concerns will contaminate land in Poundbury, and are they checked for thoroughly?

A wide range of contaminants may reduce the value of land, and factors such as nearby waste management facilities should be reported on during conveyancing searches.

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Which government body looks after for keeping order in the standard of conservation areas in Poundbury?

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Following a campaign, English Heritage administer a list on the state of conservation areas in Poundbury and across England as well as the vulnerability to a worsening of the condition of the area. Conservation areas in Poundbury are specified by West Dorset who preside over conservation area concerns from including things like street clutter, removal of existing windows and what can be demolished.

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We are hopeful that we will sell our jointly owned house in a an auction, will your firm provide us with fast solicitors in Poundbury ?

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Too many property lawyers are extremely dilatory causing even more pressure to the property conveyancing process.

Our method is different as we have invested in leading edge case and work flow systems . We also look after you with you a CQS solicitor who will communicate with the total home buyer and seller chain like lenders, to reach a fast completion.

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Will I need to get a chancel search? We are buying a residence in Poundbury.

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Some owners in Poundbury can be required to fund maintenance of nearby church land. Terms used in a property's name, like 'glebe', may indicate chancel liability. The solicitor carrying out the legal work for your move will be able to advise as to whether a chancel search is necessary.

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Do I need to get a property survey?

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It is recommended that the majority of buyers book a property survey when you intend to buy in Poundbury. Numerous problems have a negative impact on a property, such as ground movement, and these will not be addressed by your conveyancing solicitor.

 
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