Property environmental searches are all well and good but considering climate change such as the groundwater flooding in Dorset are they still appropriate to determine enough about the Swanage flood risk?
Conveyancing and environmental searches handled by the Swanage conveyancing solicitor should also include the far more thorough Landmark flood search if it is felt necessary.
Perhaps you could converse with a neighbour or local resident for some added comfort.
What should we do regarding zinc soil contamination in Swanage?
Steps are taken on a local and national level to identify and remediate top-soil contamination. Various bodies hold data on land contaminants affecting Swanage, including local authorities.
I have taken out a quote from you. Are there any extra charges?
Homeward Legal's solicitors will never charge any additional charges regardless of circumstances. Under the circumstances, it may be that your case requires an separate piece of legal work, . You will be made aware of any such fees before they are incurred.
Halifax is our mortgage lender - is there anything we need to consider?
Recently, a number of lenders have opted to reduce the size of their 'solicitor panel'. Homeward Legal can act for all major CML-approved lenders.
What individual property will the lawyer in Swanage apply for when acting on a Swanage house?
Normal legal procedure will be to obtain these searches - Local Authority, Drainage and Water Search (CON29DW or personal), Environmental, Tin Mining Search and China Clay Search, and possibly less common searches e.g. a Index Map.