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Conveyancing in Redhill Q & A's

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Ask Lorraine a question lorraine@homewardlegal.co.uk

Updated: 30/11/16

Redhill travel information:

According to the 2011 national census Redhill's usual residential population is 532,536 spread over an area of 141,646 hectares (350,014 acres) giving a population density of 3.8 people per hectare (1.5 per acre).

Gatwick North Terminal Airport is 5 miles from Redhill. Heathrow Terminals 1 2 3 Airport is 21 mile s, London City Airport is 21 mile s, London Heliport Airport is 16 miles, Heathrow Terminal 5 Airport is 22 miles, Gatwick South Terminal Airport is 6 miles, Heathrow Terminal 4 Airport is 20 miles, Northolt Jet Centre Airport is 24 miles and London Biggin Hill Airport is 11 miles away and Redhill's closest train station is Redhill at 1 mile s.

Commuters are well served with Redhill being well placed with very convenient road access close at inside 2 miles of Junction 8 Westbound of the M25.

East Surrey Redhill hospital is relatively close to Redhill.

Q.

What are the best conveyancing rates for a £126,000 property?

A.

Many conveyancers claim to offer so-called 'the cheapest conveyancing quotes', but additional costs will be included in the terms of engagement.

Q.

We plan to purchase a medieval barn conversion in the parish of Carshalton. Do we need a chancel search?

A.

A Redhill conveyancing solicitor may suggest that a chancel search is taken out, whichever parish in which the property being purchased is found. In Redhill's much older areas, chancel repair may be imposed on the owners of a property where Parochial Church Councils have not imposed the same liability on the last owners, so the solicitor will be unable to make any guarantees, and will recommend insurance.

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What will the Redhill conveyancing lawyer do when the house we are planning to buy is within a conservation area and has conspicuous new windows added?

Your property lawyer will make enquiries to establish whether the property is inside a conservation area and whether any alterations have required consents.

Q.

We are buying in Redhill. Can we verify that the residence is in a designated conservation area?

A.

Areas considered to be of architectural merit, like 19th century suburbs, may be registered as conservation areas. These restrictions can make repairs more costly or time-consuming, but the benefits will include better maintained homes and gardens. Your solicitor will provide more details.

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Would getting a survey be advisable when purchasing a property, irrespective of its condition?

A.

Homeward Legal firmly recommend that you order a house survey. A wide range of issues have a negative impact on a property. These can include insect infestation, and these will not be addressed by your conveyancing solicitor.

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How can conveyancing for a Redhill property sale require so much time and effort?

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The legal work needed to sell or purchase a property can suffer all manner of setbacks for many reasons. Some reasons are beyond the conveyancing solicitor's influence. Homeward Legal understand that these can cause considerable stress and work hard to minimise the impact of these delays whenever we can do so by pushing all parties involved. Reasons for delay may include issues elsewhere in a chain.

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What type of searches in respect to the risk of floods in the Surrey region will the Redhill property solicitor actually carry out?

A.

A lawyer conducts environmental searches that should include Redhill flood risk information.

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Having heard about the fact that 2012 was second wettest year since 1920, I am apprehensive that environmental searches might not be detailed enough?

A.

Environmental searches handled by a Redhill property solicitor will also include the far more informative search (Landmark) if the risk is deemed significant.

If you remain concerned you could try to contact a next door neighbour or local Surrey flood repair expert try The Perfect Painting Co Ltd, 25 Clarendon Rd, Redhill, RH1 1QZ Tel: 01737 390162.

 
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