By Frances Traynor
19th April 2018
"A solicitor team you can rely on throughout your property transaction."
When buying or selling a home in Shortlands, you will need to appoint a solicitor to take care of legal work for your move.
Our solicitor panel have many years experience helping home buyers and sellers in Shortlands and all over Kent and our highly proactive approach often means we move you faster than other firms.
Conveyancing solicitors who handle all the conveyancing work for your move for a fixed rate.
You will not be charged any solicitors fees, if for any reason your London house move does not complete.
With local Shortlands and London experience, our solicitors will guide you along every step of the conveyancing process.
No additional fees whatsoever.
Shortlands's nearest train station is Kemsley at 2 miles. The nearest airport to Shortlands is Rochester, Maidstone Rd Airport (10 miles). London Airport is 16 miles and Rochester Airport is 11 miles away.
Sittingbourne is the closest hospital to Shortlands.Q.
This catches out many property buyers and sellers, and can leave them paying far more in fees than they budgeted, and many conveyancers claim to offer supposedly 'the cheapest conveyancing quotes'. Often additional charges will be included in the terms of engagement. Your Shortlands conveyancing quote ought to list the disbursements to be paid.Our quotes offer a clear statement of your solicitors fees for a standard purchase or sale.Q.
Frequently a title report will provide the Bromley council tax band. The latest tax rates for residents of Shortlands are published at the Bromley local authority website. As of 20/12/2012 rates are as follows:
If you are taking out a mortgage, your lender expects the following for Shortlands: Local Authority, Drainage and Water Search (CON29DW or personal) and Environment Search and, depending on certain criteria, area-specific searches, which may include a Official Search of whole with priority.
The conveyancing lawyer applies for formal environmental searches that will include Shortlands flood risk data. An inexpensive (around twenty pounds) and more specialist flood search, such as the Homecheck search, may be advised by your Shortlands solicitor, if in the event that the initial conveyancing searches suggest flood risk to the property.Q.
The Stamp Duty which will be owed will depend on the house's price. On a £419000 property, stamp duty will be £12570.Q.
Some lenders have reduced the number of firms able to act for them. Homeward Legal will act for the vast majority of mortgage lenders, keeping buyers' legal costs to a minimum.Q.
Conservation areas in Shortlands are designated by the local Bromley planning authority, who regulate conservation area concerns from including things like poorly maintained pavements, addition of PVC windows and street furniture. English Heritage, a government body, now maintain details in relation to the state of conservation areas in Shortlands and throughout England along with the exposure to a decline in standards.Q.
Bromley planning authority searches conducted by your solicitor should ascertain if the Shortlands property a conservation area proof of permission for modifications will be asked for.