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Conveyancing in Sawbridgeworth Q & A's

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Ask Lorraine a question lorraine@homewardlegal.co.uk

Updated: 17/01/17

Local data:

The nearest train station to Sawbridgeworth is Sawbridgeworth, almost 1 mile away. Sawbridgeworth's nearest airport is Stansted Airport. Luton Airport is 23 miles, London City Airport is 22 miles, Elstree Airport is 23 miles and away.

The most convenient hospital is Sawbridgeworth, Rivers Private.

Q.

What are the best conveyancing rates for a £102,000 property?

A.

Both high-street and online solicitors purport to offer 'the cheapest conveyancing'. Often additional charges are frequently hidden in the terms and conditions. Additional charges listed in terms and conditions should be reasonable. They only apply to matters if your solicitor must complete additional work on your behalf, which could not be anticipated at the start of the process. Our online calculator will create an accurate quote for your buy.

Q.

What are Sawbridgeworth's 'conveyancing searches'?

A.

Searches are a standardised bundle of enquiries requested by the buyer's conveyancing lawyer through several authorities, and deal with the legal condition of the property's title.

Q.

What will the council tax cost me for a investment Band G apartment in Sawbridgeworth?

A.

The relevant council tax band should conventionally be identified within the title report along with the local authority. Correct charges for Sawbridgeworth are set out in detail online at the Epping Forest local authority site. Currently (08 January 2013) rates are:

  • Band A - £998.00
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  • Band B - £1,164.00
  • Band C - £1,330.00
  • Band D - £1,496.00
  • Band E - £1,829.00
  • Band F - £2,161.00
  • Band G - £2,494.00
  • Band H - £2,993.00

Q.

For a house valued at £829k, how is stamp duty rates calculated?

A.

The Stamp Duty owed is calculated based on the property's value. On a £829k house or flat, stamp duty will be £33160 (accurate March 2013).

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Which local authority looks after Sawbridgeworth?

A.

Sawbridgeworth is located in East Hertfordshire District Council, The Causeway, Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire, CM23 2EN, phone: 01279 655 264

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How is Sawbridgeworth contaminated land investigated when purchasing?

A.

A range of contaminants caused by human activities could irreparably damage property. Contaminants including masts or pylons and pollution incidents should be considered as part of the appropriate search.

Q.

What causes conveyancing for a sale to seem to be so slow? We had several delays with our previous solicitor.

A.

The legal work needed to sell or purchase property will occasionally take more time than initially expected, Homeward Legal, however, endeavour to minimise the effect of these delays if it is possible to do so.

Q.

I am purchasing a converted property in a designated Sawbridgeworth conservation area, how do we uncover data in respect of the state of repair?

A.

English Heritage administer details about the state of repair of conservation areas in addition to the vulnerability to deterioration. Conservation areas are designated by the local authority (Epping Forest) who govern things like upkeep of paths to the avoidance of vacant buildings.

 
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