How is contaminated land in Salcombe identified?
A wide range of contaminants caused by natural causes can harm the resale value of property, such as proximity to landfill sites or environmental radon sources. An environmental search can give more clarity.
What should we do regarding zinc soil contamination in Salcombe?
Even where some contamination has occurred in Salcombe, risk levels are usually low. Environment search results will factor contaminants, including metals and others such as groundwater contamination and fertilisers.
When should I book a removals firm?
It’s very tempting to get wrapped in the excitement of moving home and wanting to get everything sorted out and in the diary. But, if you book a removals firm too early, prior to the exchange of contracts (when the date and time of completion is legally set), you risk the possibility that the date might change, thereby having to pay a fee to the removals firm to change the plans.
There is nothing stopping you in contacting a selection of firms to get a quote for removal and to negotiate the possibility of pencilling a date in but ensure you obtain agreement that this is subject to change and confirmation.
What can a Salcombe property lawyer do if the maisonette we want to buy is located in a local authority conservation area and has unsympathetic removal of chimney stacks fitted?
A solicitor will carry out searches identify if your proposed purchase is affected by a designated conservation area and whether any modifications have necessary consents.
Fixtures and fittings are defined as what?
Commonly, fixtures are fixed elements, such as light fixtures to the property and fixtures are free-standing. Often, this issue is not considered, making it essential that the list of fixtures and fittings to be sold with the property is agreed early.