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Conveyancing in Queenborough Q & A's

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Ask Lorraine a question lorraine@homewardlegal.co.uk

Updated: 19/07/17

Local information:

The closest station to Queenborough is Queenborough, around 1 mile away. London, Southend Airport is 11 miles from Queenborough. London Airport is 11 miles and Rochester Airport is 12 miles away.

Sheppey Community Sheerness is the closest hospital.

Q.

I need low cost conveyancing. What should be watch out for?

A.

Many online and high street solicitors promote theoretically 'the cheapest conveyancing', however additional fees may increase the final bill. Extra costs should be fair and reasonable. A conveyancing quote must also state any disbursements to be paid.

Q.

What is the council tax on a period mid-terrace Band C building in Queenborough?

A.

You will be told about your new property's council tax band within the conveyancer's title report. Council tax charges for residents of Queenborough are tabled at the Swale council website. As at (28 December 2012) band rates are:

  • Band A - £954.00
  • Band B - £1,113.00
  • Band C - £1,272.00
  • Band D - £1,431.00
  • Band E - £1,748.00
  • Band F - £2,066.00
  • Band G - £2,384.00
  • Band H - £2,861.00

Q.

We are interested in purchasing in Queenborough. Are there any conservation areas in the area?

A.

These areas preserve regions designated as being of architectural merit. You may wish to contact the local authority for more information, but your solicitor will address this during the house-buying process.

Q.

Which factors help with ensuring fast conveyancing?

A.

As is widely reported, a fast conveyancing transaction is essential to is to employing a proactive conveyancer. Consider the following when selecting:

  • Do they use email as the preferred mode of communication?
  • Was there a delay delivering a quote?
  • Will they order searches immediately?

Q.

How does purchase conveyancing need such a long time?

A.

The legal work needed to sell or purchase a house or flat may be lengthy even in ideal circumstances. The delays are beyond a lawyer's power. We aim to minimise their impact wherever reasonable.

Q.

Which property conveyancing searches will my lawyer in Queenborough carry out on a Queenborough house?

A.

Normal conveyancing protocol will be to get the following Local Authority Search, Drainage and Water Search (CON29DW or personal), Environmental and Coal Mining Search (Con29M) as well as any area-specific searches, which might include Utilities report.

Q.

We need to know which Queenborough lenders your lawyers work with. Which panels are you on?

A.

Most lenders in Queenborough are on our Queenborough solicitors' panel. Lenders and mortgage specialists in Queenborough include Paragon Financial Partnership, 52 Balmoral Rd, Gillingham, ME7 4PG, Phoenix Partnership, Po Box 415, Sittingbourne, ME9 9WX, and Unique, Riseley House/4 New Rd, Rochester, ME1 1BD.

Q.

Is soil in Queenborough contaminated by vanadium (V)?

A.

Queenborough's local area has a history of contamination from industry, agriculture and the natural environment , like much of the UK. Land may also be contaminated by other sources, including asbestos.

 
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