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Conveyancing in Silvertown Q & A's

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Updated: 30/11/16

Drivers are well served with Silvertown having very convenient major road access very close at around 1 1/2 mile of the A102M.

Silvertown's nearest station is Woolwich Dockyard. The closest airport to Silvertown is London City Airport (0 miles). Heathrow Terminals 1 2 3 Airport is 22 miles, London Heliport Airport is 10 miles, Heathrow Terminal 5 Airport is 23 miles, Heathrow Terminal 4 Airport is 22 miles, Northolt Jet Centre Airport is 20 miles, Elstree Airport is 19 miles, Rochester Airport is 23 miles and London Biggin Hill Airport is 12 miles away.

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Things to do in Silvertown

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Trinity Buoy Wharf Lighthouse, Museum of the Royal Arttillery:Firepower Aviation Museum and Blackheath Old Dover Rd Library Art Gallery are in the vicinity of Silvertown.

The most convenient hospital for Silvertown is Plaistow, Newham University.

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How do we find the cheapest conveyancing solicitors?

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Confusion over this issue catches out many buyers, and can leave them paying far more in fees than they budgeted, and many firms offer 'the cheapest conveyancing quotes', however additional costs are frequently hidden in the terms.

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Is there any free information on the upkeep of Silvertown conservation areas?

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Following a campaign, English Heritage have conducted a survey and created information of the state of repair of conservation areas in addition to the risk of standards slipping. Local Silvertown conservation area issues, such as paths or modern telephone boxes are governed by Greenwich.

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How much is the council tax on a Thirties mid-terrace property in Silvertown?

In most cases the conveyancing report on title will give information the appropriate Greenwich council tax band. The correct rates for Silvertown are detailed online at the Greenwich council site. At the time of writing on 11/10/2012 band rates are:

  • Band A - £859.00
  • Band B - £1,002.00
  • Band C - £1,145.00
  • Band D - £1,288.00
  • Band E - £1,574.00
  • Band F - £1,860.00
  • Band G - £2,146.00
  • Band H - £2,576.00

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Dudley Building Society is going to be our lender, what will I need to check?

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Over the last two years, some lenders have decreased the number of firms on their approved panel, resulting in increased conveyancing costs for home buyers if the lender insists upon their own conveyancing solicitor . Homeward Legal, however, can act on behalf of all large lenders in the UK.

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Please tell us why the conveyancing process takes so long?

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Conveyancing can be delayed. We understand how frustrating these are and aim to lessen their impact by chasing for prompt responses. Reasons for delay can include slow third parties such as landlords or managing agents.

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Property solicitors in Silvertown apply for a number of conveyancing searches when they are instructed by a home purchaser, what actual searches?

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If obtaining a mortgage lender requires you to a solicitor to get particular searches, including the following for Silvertown: Local Authority (personal or official), Drainage Search and Environment Search, and, depending on certain criteria, area-specific searches for instance Official Search of Whole or Part without Priority (OS3).

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I am purchasing a £649000 Silvertown residential property, how is stamp duty determined?

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Stamp Duty Land Tax will depend on the purchase price. Stamp duty will be £25960 on a £649000 house in Silvertown.

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How much does the cost of searches total?

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With Homeward Legal, you will be expected to pay at most £249 for searches.

 
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