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Conveyancing in Sidcup Q & A's

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Ask Lorraine a question lorraine@homewardlegal.co.uk

Updated: 01/12/16

The nearest station to Sidcup is Albany Park, around 1 mile away and the nearest airport to Sidcup is London City Airport. Heathrow Terminals 1 2 3 Airport is 25 miles, London Heliport Airport is 13 miles, Gatwick South Terminal Airport is 22 miles, Gatwick North Terminal Airport is 22 miles, Heathrow Terminal 4 Airport is 24 miles, Northolt Jet Centre Airport is 24 miles, Elstree Airport is 25 miles, Rochester Airport is 19 miles and London Biggin Hill Airport is 8 miles away.

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Local Sidcup attractions

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Erith London Windmill, Eltham Palace English Heritage and Museum of the Royal Arttillery:Firepower Aviation Museum are easily accessible from Sidcup.

The neighbouring hospital for Sidcup is Queen Marys Sidcup.

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How do I get the best conveyancing rates in Sidcup for a £296,000 property?

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Misleading conveyancing quotes catch out many buyers, leaving them to pay sometimes £100s more than planned, and many firms promote cheap conveyancing quotes, however extra fees can inflate your final invoice. Any costs included in the small print ought to be fair and only apply in cases where your lawyer must complete unanticipated additional work in your interest, which could not be anticipated at the start of the process. Get a quote using the Homeward Legal quote calculator for the property you are buying.

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For a residential property valued at £97000, what should be calculated for SDLT?

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Stamp Duty is dependent on the purchase price. For a property bought for £97000, the rate will be £0.*

*Correct February 2013

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Do you need a chancel search? I am purchasing a Sidcup home next to a vicarage.

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Owners of property neighbouring nearby church property are expected to pay for repairs, as a result of chancel repair liability. Indemnity policies can be arranged if chancel liability is likely to be enforced. A conveyancing lawyer will be able to advise as to whether a chancel search is necessary, and recommend suitable insurance. Sidcup church properties include Blackfen The Good Shepherd, Christ Church, Lamorbey The Holy Redeemer and St John The Evangelist.

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How is contaminated land in Sidcup investigated when purchasing a house?

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A broad range of contaminants caused by naturally-occurring factors can ruin property. Contaminants such as shallow mining or waste treatment sites in the area should be reported on during conveyancing searches.

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I am going to be finally moving out of our terraced property on the outskirts of Sidcup into our new home in Shortlands . What is the best point to instruct a home removal company?

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Your solicitor would usually advocate that sellers wait organising removals until after the contracts have exchanged as in advance of this generally the firm move date will not have been agreed.

There are many local and national companies including Bexley Man And Van, 70/70/Park Mead, Sidcup, DA15 9PF Telephone: 020 3627 0633.

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Where look for check out whether the Sidcup designated conservation area is not being properly maintained?

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Following a campaign, English Heritage have conducted a survey and created details in relation to the state of conservation areas in England along with the vulnerability to the area falling into disrepair. Conservation areas in Sidcup are nominated by Bexley who govern everything from including things like back illuminated signs, side extensions and property boundaries.

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How much is the council tax on a Thirties terraced Band D dwelling in Sidcup?

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You will be given detail on your homes band as part of the title report. Council tax charges for properties in Sidcup are published on the Bexley council website. At the time of authoring on 18 March 2013 rates for all bands are:

  • Band A - £957.00
  • Band B - £1,116.00
  • Band C - £1,276.00
  • Band D - £1,435.00
  • Band E - £1,754.00
  • Band F - £2,073.00
  • Band G - £2,392.00
  • Band H - £2,871.00

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Which of the lender panels in Sidcup are you on?

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Of lenders with offices nearby Sidcup, we with the bulk of them. Lenders and mortgage specialists in Sidcup include Independant Mortgage Solutions, 77A Sidcup High St, Sidcup, DA14 6DW, Robinson Liddell & Jackson, 1a Wellington Pde/Blackfen Rd, Sidcup, DA15 9NB, and Whiter Financial Ltd, 119 Station Rd, Sidcup, DA15 7AJ.

 
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