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Conveyancing in St Mawes Q & A's

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Updated: 20/01/17

St Mawes points of interest

St Anthony Head National Trust , St Anthonys Lighthouse, St Mawes Castle English Heritage and St Anthony-in-Roseland St Anthony Churches Conservation Trustare all around St Mawes.

The closest train station to St Mawes is Falmouth Docks and St Mawes's closest airport is Newquay Airport. Penzance Airport is 23 miles and away.

The most convenient hospital to St Mawes is Budock Falmouth.

Q.

How do we get a cheap solicitor in St Mawes for purchasing a home?

A.

Many online and high street law firms advertise 'the cheapest conveyancing quotes'. However additional charges will be included in the small print that sellers and buyers often do not check. The disbursements to be paid ought to be listed on the conveyancing quote Any extra fees needs to be fair. Our quotes are not estimates, stating all the solicitors fees you will pay for a standard sale or purchase.

Q.

How does the St Mawes conveyancing solicitor report back on the potential risk of flooding in the St Mawes region?

A.

A qualified residential property solicitor will carry out conveyancing searches that should include St Mawes flood risk area data. Also as an additional measure the St Mawes conveyancing solicitor might possibly suggest an inexpensive additional in-depth local flood search.

Q.

I am buying a £481000 house in St Mawes, what will be calculated for stamp duty?

A.

Stamp Duty in St Mawes is dependent on the value of the house. Stamp duty will be £14430 on a £481000 property (information accurate 17/02/2013).

Q.

Is selenium (Se) contamination found in St Mawes soil?

A.

Soil contamination by industrial waste, including metals, will have occurred in parts of St Mawes. Environment search results will factor contaminants, including metals and others such as fertilisers.

Q.

I have read about the serious flooding in Sept 2012 in South West England, I am apprehensive that flood risk searches may not be exacting enough?

A.

A qualified property lawyer in St Mawes should include detailed flood searches if the first searches determine a risk of flooding in St Mawes

It could be worth trying to converse with a neighbour of the property for that added comfort.

Q.

When you are buying a St Mawes house close by a church built in the 1200s, will we need a search for chancel liability?

A.

Chancel liability repair costs can run into £100,000s, which owners of affected property will be compelled to pay on demand to the St Mawes Church council. A number of sources are used to identify liability, including local maps.

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How much is the council tax on a end of terrace Band B home in St Mawes?

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You will be briefed about the houses band with the conveyancer's title report. Up-to-date rates for properties in St Mawes are detailed at the Cornwall council site. On, 08 March 2013, rates are as follows:

  • Band A - £979.00
  • Band B - £1,142.00
  • Band C - £1,305.00
  • Band D - £1,468.00
  • Band E - £1,794.00
  • Band F - £2,120.00
  • Band G - £2,446.00
  • Band H - £2,936.00

Q.

Will HS2 affect Buckingham property?

A.

Yes. High Speed Two is going to affect houses in the local authority of Aylesbury Vale District, and Buckingham owners living near the proposed line having to accept considerable disruption during HS2's construction.

 
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