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Conveyancing in Shillington Q & A's

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Updated: 22/01/17

Shillington's nearest station is Arlesey at 5 miles and the nearest airport to Shillington is Luton Airport (8 miles). Elstree Airport is 24 miles away.

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Local points of interest in Shillington

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Lower Gravenhurst St Mary Churches Conservation Trust and Wrest Park Gardens English Heritage are close at hand to Shillington.

The nearest hospital is Pinehill Hitchin.

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How do I get a cheap solicitor quote to purchase a new build home?

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Several firms claim to offer theoretically 'the cheapest conveyancing quotes', but extra costs will be included in the terms of engagement, left unread by preoccupied buyers Additional charges needs to be fair and clearly defined. Our quotes clearly state the solicitors' fees for a standard conveyancing transaction.

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We are buying a property where the seller has added unbecoming stone cladding on the building which I think might infringe the Shillington conservation area guidelines.

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Central Bedfordshire planning authority search (LLC1 - Requisition for search and Official Certificate of Search) conducted by your solicitor during the conveyancing process should confirm whether the property is within a designated conservation area and any evidence of consent for additions to the property will be supplied.

In the absence of any appropriate consents, your Shillington conveyancing solicitor will inform you of the best alternatives, which include getting retrospective permission from Central Bedfordshire planning authority or purchasing an indemnity policy.

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Does the property report prepared by the property solicitor in Shillington give information the rates of the council tax for a Band E flat before exchange?

Your solicitor will approach the Central Bedfordshire local authority to discover the correct council tax charges which should subsequently be included in the conveyancer's title report. The correct rates for residents of Shillington are set out online at the Central Bedfordshire local authority site. At the time of authoring on 27 June 2012 the different rates are:

  • Band A - £1,098.00
  • Band B - £1,281.00
  • Band C - £1,464.00
  • Band D - £1,647.00
  • Band E - £2,012.00
  • Band F - £2,378.00
  • Band G - £2,744.00
  • Band H - £3,293.00

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We have a house to purchase. How do we arrange a fast conveyancing process?

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As is often argued, a fast completion is the key to is to employing a proactive solicitor. Ask these questions when identifying your conveyancer:

  • Was there a delay delivering a quote?
  • Do they use email?
  • Do they work on a 'no sale, no fee' basis?

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What do we do to calculate stamp duty in Shillington and how much should we pay on a £62000 property?

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The Stamp Duty rate due will depend on the purchase price. On a £62000 house, stamp duty will be £0.

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Of major Shillington lenders, who have joined your panel?

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The Homeward Legal group can work closely with many lenders. A number of mortgage specialists operate in Shillington, such as Mortgage Advice Network, 121 London Rd, Knebworth, SG3 6EX, Mortgage Quest, 2 Mallard Cl, Shefford, SG17 5YS, and A P H, 97-98 Bancroft, Hitchin, SG5 1NQ.

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Should we instruct the property solicitor who works with by my estate agent?

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An agent will recommend a solicitors firm, however, these referrals must be carefully considered, as an agent may choose whichever firm pays the most per referral, not the most appropriate choice.

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Is contaminated land in Shillington a concern for many houses?

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Numerous of contaminants can damage land in Shillington. Contaminants including hazardous substances in the ground or local waste transfer sites should be reported on during conveyancing searches.

 
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