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Conveyancing in Sawston Q & A's

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Updated: 11/01/17

Sawston information:

Sawston is about 2m of the M11 junction entry 10 Northbound.

Sawston's closest station is Whittlesford. Sawston's nearest airport is Cambridge City Airport. Stansted Airport is 17 miles away.

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Local points of interest in Sawston

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Fulbourn Cambs Windmill, Duxford St John Churches Conservation Trust and Magog Downs Haverhill Rd Country Park are in Sawston.

The closest hospital is Rosie Maternity Cambridge.

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How do we get the best conveyancing rates for a 770,000 house?

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Many buyers seeking discount conveyancing are caught out by the lure of very low conveyancing rates, and many conveyancers offer theoretically 'the cheapest conveyancing quotes'. Unfortunately additional costs can inflate the solicitor's invoice. Applicable disbursements should also be included on any quote for conveyancing in SawstonOur online calculator will create an accurate quote for your buy.

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What conservation areas are there in Sawston?

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Areas deemed to be of special architectural or historic interest, such as 19th century suburbs, will be designated as areas of conservation. Your conveyancing solicitor will provide more details and address the impact buying in a conservation area may have.

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Which conveyancing searches does the Sawston conveyancing solicitor order on a Sawston house?

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The regular legal procedure is to obtain Local Authority (council), Drainage Search and Environmental, and possibly specific local Sawston searches, like a Index Map.

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Do you advise that I get searches for chancel liability? I am purchasing a Sawston flat conversion on the same road as parish grounds.

Property owners near to nearby church property may be required to subsidise repairs. This is referred to as chancel repair liability. Terms used in a property's name, like 'vicarage', may indicate chancel liability. The solicitor carrying out the legal work for your move will confirm that a chancel search is appropriate. Sawston Church of England properties where a chancel search may be necessary include Christ Church South Cambs and St Mary.

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I am selling our co-owned flat at a Sawston property auction, does your solicitor panel use any fast home moving solicitors in Sawston ?

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Often property lawyers are ponderous which usually adds even more anguish to the property legal process.

We have implemented new integrated systems . We also look after you with you a SRA solicitor incentivised to communicate by phone and email with the entire buyer and seller chain such as estate agents, to achieve a fast exchange.

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Has soil in Sawston been contaminated by titanium (Ti)?

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Soil contamination by industrial waste, including metals, will have occurred in parts of Sawston. Metal contamination of topsoil in Sawston is more likely to occur near ex-industrial or waste handling sites. Data on other contaminants, like insecticides, will also be included in an environmental search.

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DIY conveyancing without instructing a conveyancing solicitor in Sawston looks to be possible when buying a flat. Would it be insensible ?

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Hypothetically there are no reasons at all why a home buyer shouldn't look after the your own conveyancing on your own. The truth is however that a lawyer in Sawston handles a long list of exercises such as chasing missing documents or apportioning ground rents most of which need a qualified solicitor.

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What does 'fixtures and fittings' refer to?

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Mainly, fixtures are 'fixed' to walls and other surfaces and fixtures are free-standing items, like electric or gas fires. In order to avoid later issues, a fixtures and fittings form should be completed, clarifying to both parties what items will stay, and which will be removed.

 
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