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Conveyancing in Stansted Q & A's

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Ask Lorraine a question lorraine@homewardlegal.co.uk

Updated: 14/10/17

Stansted attractions

Hatfield Forest National Trust , Stansted Mt Essex Windmill, Stansted Mountfitchet St Mary the Virgin Churches Conservation Trust and Chickney St Mary Churches Conservation Trustare all around Stansted.

The closest station to Stansted is Elsenham, around 3 miles away and Stansted Airport is 0 miles from Stansted. Cambridge City Airport is 23 miles and away.

Commuters are well served with Stansted situated with very good major road access nearby at within 3m of Junction 8 Northbound of the M11.

The most convenient hospital to Stansted is Herts & Essex Bishops Stortford.

Q.

What will the overall charge be on the sale of a £529k home? We need to find an affordable conveyancing estimate.

A.

This catches out many buyers, and can leave them paying far more in conveyancing fees than they budgeted. Many firms claim to offer 'the cheapest conveyancing'. Unfortunately additional fees may increase the final invoice. Any extra costs should be reasonable and clear. Get a quote using the Homeward Legal quote calculator for the property you are buying.

Q.

We need to complete this purchase as soon as possible, can we guarantee a fast completion?

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Contacting a proactive, diligent conveyancer is essential to a faster move. There are various jobs you can also do to accelerate the process. These include:

  • organising your finances, including arranging a mortgage
  • requesting status updates from the conveyancer regularly
  • answering any queries raised by your conveyancer as soon as possible
  • Q.

    Our agent has put forward the property solicitor who they generally use. Is it risky to instruct them?

    A.

    It is common practice for agents to recommend one or more conveyancing firms, however, these referrals need to be weighed up against alternatives, as an agent may select the firm which pays to the largest referral fee, not the best value for you.

    Q.

    How much can the conveyancing searches in Stansted cost?

    A.

    The cost of searches for a house in Stansted does vary.

    Q.

    Do we need to plan for gazumping?

    A.

    The convention of rejecting the first offer post-acceptance when a better offer is made by a second buyer is called gazumping. Although being gazumped is less common in a declining market, there will always be a chance. Instructing a solicitor as soon as possible is a key first step to reducing this risk.

    Q.

    Should I get a survey?

    A.

    Homeward Legal firmly recommend that all buyers book a home buyer survey when you intend to buy in Stansted. There can be many concerns that can negatively affect a property, that a lender's valuation survey, for example, will not cover. These can include chimney defects.

    Q.

    Are many Stansted areas of conservation likely to affect us?

    A.

    Parts of Stansted considered be of architectural merit, like 19th century suburbs, may be defined as conservation areas. Your conveyancing lawyer will be able to provide more details and address the impact buying in a conservation area may have.

    Q.

    Does your conveyancer in Stansted order any property conveyancing searches on the Essex Regency end-of-terrace property I am purchasing

    A.

    The customary conveyancing protocol will be to get the following Local Authority (personal or official), Drainage Search (Con29DW) and Environment Search and perhaps specific local Stansted searches, which may include a Official Search of Whole with Priority (OS1).