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Conveyancing in Staines Q & A's

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Ask Lorraine a question lorraine@homewardlegal.co.uk

Updated: 15/07/17

Staines is very close at about 1 mile off the M25 junction entry 13 Westbound.

The closest airport to Staines is Heathrow Terminal 5 Airport (3 miles). Heathrow Terminals 1 2 3 Airport is 4 miles, London City Airport is 25 miles, London Heliport Airport is 15 miles, Farnborough (TAG London) Airport is 16 miles, Gatwick South Terminal Airport is 25 miles, Gatwick North Terminal Airport is 24 miles, Heathrow Terminal 4 Airport is 4 miles, Northolt Jet Centre Airport is 10 miles, Elstree Airport is 18 miles, White Waltham Airport is 12 miles, Blackbushe Airport is 16 miles, London Biggin Hill Airport is 25 miles and Booker Airport is 18 miles away and the nearest train station to Staines is Egham.

Ashford, Staines is a nearby hospital for Staines.

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How do I find a cheap solicitor in Staines to buy a house?

A.

The confusion over this topic catches out many buyers and sellers, and can leave them paying far more in fees than they budgeted, and many law firms advertise cheap conveyancing, but extra costs are often hiding in the solicitor's terms. Additional fees which are listed in the terms needs to be clearly defined. Applicable disbursements should be included on your conveyancing quote based on the property you intend to buy, our online quote calculator will generate an accurate statement of conveyancing fees.

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Which local authority is responsible for Staines?

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Staines is located in Spelthorne Borough Council, Council Offices, Knowle Green, Staines, TW18 1XB, phone: 01784 451 499

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What local factors can impact land in Staines. Are they a concern?

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Property in Staines may have been contaminated by several factors caused by man and by nature, like waste disposal sites. An environmental search can provide much more clarity. Hengrove Farm, London Road, Middlesex, TW18 4JX may be one Staines source of contamination.

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We are purchasing in Staines. Can I verify if the residence is in a conservation area?

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These areas cover areas of historical or architectural value. The solicitor handling your purchase should be able to offer more information and confirm potential liability for unauthorised works.

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We are intending to buy an extended property in the middle of a Staines conservation area. Where can I find more data on the state of repair?

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Conservation areas are set up by the local authority (Spelthorne) who regulate conservation area concerns from what can be developed to the hindrance of back illuminated signs. English Heritage have conducted a survey and created information about the state of conservation areas as well as the risk of deterioration.

Q.

Conveyancers in Staines order a variety of searches when they are acting for a home buyer,, but which particular ones?

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If applying for a mortgage a mortgage lender requires you to at least these searches - Local Authority, Drainage Search and Environment Search and perhaps specific local Staines searches for example Subsidence report.

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What does a Staines conveyancing solicitor do when the flat is within a registered conservation area and has ugly windows fitted?

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Your property solicitor will make enquiries to verify whether your new home is within a conservation area, and if so whether any modifications have the required consent from the local planning authority.

Q.

We really need to exchange on the legal process our jointly owned apartment as quickly as possible, are you fast home moving solicitors in Staines ?

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Regularly Staines solicitors practices can be far too inactive which can cause unnecessary uncertainty to the home moving process.

Homeward Legals method is different - we use the latest land registry integrated systems .

Importantly we give you a conveyancing solicitor qualified to communicate from the start to the end of the home buyer and seller chain .

 
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