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Conveyancing in Staines Q & A's

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Ask Lorraine a question lorraine@homewardlegal.co.uk

Updated: 15/01/17

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.

Q.

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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When in the process should you find a conveyancing solicitor in Staines?

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In the vast majority of cases, the sooner the better, as the legal work can commence immediately. Some sources advocate postponing instruction until an offer has been firmly agreed, but opting to delay can jeopardise your sale or purchase.

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Having read about the fact that last year was second wettest year since 1920 we are apprehensive that flood searches may not be sufficient?

Flood searches applied for by a property solicitor in Staines should also include a more in depth flood search if the risk is deemed significant.

If you are anxious you could contact a close neighbour or nearby Surrey flood damage business - such as: Hearne T J, 225 Staines Road, Staines, TW18 2RS Tel: 01784 450048.

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We are buying on a new-build ex-industrial site. Is the topsoil likely to be contaminated?

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With this region's industrial history in parts of Staines, soil contamination is difficult to avoid. Land may also be contaminated by other sources, including groundwater contaminants like oil.

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How do you determine stamp duty, and what will it be on a £581000 residence?

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SDLT in Staines is based on the valuation. It will be £23240 on a £581000 house.*

*Correct August 2012

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

A.

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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At what stage should I set up the home removal company?

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Best advice is to avoid arranging a removal firm until such time as you have set your date that generally happens once final contracts are signed. Try White Van Man, 5 Arnold Rd, Staines, TW18 1LY Tel: 07871 380679 or 2 Step Moves, 41 Bingham Dr, Staines, TW18 1QX Call: 01784 422013.

 
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