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Conveyancing in Rugeley Q & A's

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Ask Lorraine a question lorraine@homewardlegal.co.uk

Updated: 24/04/17

Local travel information:

Rugeley's nearest airport is Wolverhampton Business Airport Airport (22 miles). Birmingham Airport is 24 miles and away. Rugeley Town station is about 1 mile from Rugeley.

Cannock Chase is the most convenient hospital for Rugeley.

Q.

Can you confirm your cheapest fee for a 524,000 home? I am trying to find an affordable conveyancing quote.

A.

Many online and high street property lawyers advertise 'the cheapest conveyancing quotes', but extra fees are frequently hidden in the solicitor's terms. This small print is often not read by buyers in a hurry.

Q.

In relation to the major flooding in 2012 in the Midlands, we are concerned that property environmental searches aren't sufficient?

A.

A qualified Rugeley property lawyer will consider also get environmental searches if the standard conveyancing searches determine a significant risk Rugeley area flood risk

You could contact a close neighbour to gain additional insight or local Staffordshire flood repair expert - try: Ampere Technical Services Ltd, Unit 5 Waterside Business Park/Wheelhouse Rd, Rugeley, WS15 1LJ Tel: 01889 570766.

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Which local authority is responsible for Rugeley?

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Rugeley is located in Cannock Chase District Council, Civic Centre, PO Box 28, Beechcroft Road, Cannock, Staffs WS11 1BG, Tel: 01543 462 621

Q.

For fast conveyancing on the purchase of a £668,000 property, what should we do?

A.

It is a truism that a fast transaction is essential to instruct a proactive solicitor. When selecting a solicitor, ask yourself the following: How soon

will they order searches? Do they offer 'instant' online quotes? Are phone, fax and email their preferred methods of contact

Q.

How long should the legal work to buy a flat usually require, on average?

A.

The amount of time required to sell or purchase a home will vary, based on a broad set of concerns such as when a third party is slow to respond. The national average is 8 to 12 weeks, whereas Homeward Legal drive the process forwards, completing within eight weeks.

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What can a Rugeley conveyancing solicitor recommend if the flat we hope to buy is located in a conservation area in Cannock Chase local authority which appears to have unbecoming cladding added?

A.

Cannock Chase local authority search (LLC1 - Requisition for search and Official Certificate of Search) conducted by your Rugeley property lawyer in the process of the conveyancing will identify if the property is within a conservation area and any evidence of formal approval for changes to the property will be required.

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Which government body is under obligation for keeping order in the condition of neglect the conservation areas in Rugeley and Rugeley?

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Conservation areas are set up by the local Cannock Chase planning authority, who preserve the state of the area including things like new developments, dormer windows and the historic layout of roads. English Heritage have put together records of the condition of conservation areas in addition to the vulnerability to a worsening of the condition of the area.

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In what ways can a solicitor in Rugeley advise me on the risk and history of a flood in the Rugeley area?

A.

An integral part of the conveyancing protocol involves the conveyancing lawyer making an application for environmental searches that go in some details on the Rugeley area flood risk. In some cases a Rugeley conveyancing solicitor could recommend a more detailed specialist local Rugeley flood risk search.

 
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