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Conveyancing in Slade Green Q & A's

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Updated: 24/04/17

Slade Green's closest airport is London City Airport. London Heliport Airport is 16 miles, London Airport is 23 miles, Rochester Airport is 16 miles and London Biggin Hill Airport is 12 miles away. The nearest train station to Slade Green is Erith.

Slade Green is less than 3m of junction entry 1a Westbound of the M25.

Erith & District is a nearby hospital.

Q.

Please confirm the cheapest fee for a £155,000 property? We are looking for discount conveyancing.

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Both high-street and online conveyancers offer cheap conveyancing. Often extra fees are frequently hidden in the solicitor's terms of engagement.

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How long will conveyancing legal work generally take, on average? I am buying in Slade Green.

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The number of weeks taken to transfer a residence is not wholly predictable. This is according to a broad set of factors, for example, matters where a property has a mortgage. Eight to twelve weeks is the industry-wide average, whereas our solicitors drive the process forwards, completing within eight weeks.

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How do we stop gazumping?

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Gazumping describes when a property seller accepts an offer, only to reject it in favour of a better offer. It could occur weeks into a transaction. Because acceptance of an offer is not binding on the seller until exchange of contracts, there is a chance of being gazumped. Instructing your conveyancing solicitor as soon as possible should help to mitigate this risk.

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We are on a deadline and need guarantee fast conveyancing, what do we need to do?

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Finding a proactive, diligent property lawyer is key a faster move. There are a number of things you can also do to get moving sooner, including, promptly answering your property lawyer's questions (by email if possible), organising your finances, including arranging a mortgage and contacting your property lawyer regularly.

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Do I need a chancel search if I am buying in Slade Green?

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As a result of chancel repair liability, the owners of property in Slade Green which was once owned by a 'lay rectors' can be liable for upkeep of a local church. Some names or words such as 'abbeylands' give an indication of a property's history, and thus whether chancel liability may apply. Church properties in the local area where a chancel search may be appropriate include St Augustine.

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Which of the Slade Green lender panels are you on?

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The Homeward Legal partnership have solicitors with experience working alongside most lenders approved by the CML. A number of mortgage specialists operate in Slade Green, including Bellegrove, 351 Bexley Rd, Erith, DA8 3EZ, Bellegrove Financial Services, 351 Bexley Rd, Erith, DA8 3EZ, and Kelly Financial, 226 Bexley Rd, Erith, DA8 3HB.

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Will a Slade Green property solicitor order any searches on the London period semi-detached bungalow I am intending to buy?

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When you are taking out a mortgage, your lender requires you to particular searches, including the following Local Authority (personal or official), Drainage Search and Environment Search and perhaps specific searches, like a Anti Money Laundering Search.

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What does a Slade Green conveyancing solicitor advise if the property I hope to invest in is in a conservation area in Bexley local authority and turns out to have unsightly removal of chimney stacks fitted?

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Bexley planning authority Requisition for search and Official Certificate of Search conducted by your solicitor during the legal process will determine whether the Slade Green property a designated conservation area and evidence of the appropriate permissions for changes to the property will be required.

Should no appropriate consents be available, the solicitor will give you professional advice on the best alternatives, which include seeking cover from an indemnity insurance policy or seeking retrospective approval from Bexley council.

 
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