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Conveyancing in Taplow Q & A's

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Ask Lorraine a question lorraine@homewardlegal.co.uk

Updated: 15/07/17

Taplow's nearest airport is White Waltham, Waltham Rd Airport (4 miles). Heathrow Terminals 1 2 3 Airport is 11 miles s, London Heliport Airport is 23 miles, Heathrow Terminal 5 Airport is 10 miles, Farnborough (TAG London) Airport is 18 miles, Heathrow Terminal 4 Airport is 12 miles, Northolt Jet Centre Airport is 13 miles, Elstree Airport is 18 miles, White Waltham Airport is 4 miles, Blackbushe Airport is 16 miles and Booker Airport is 8 miles away. Taplow's closest station is Taplow.

Commuters are well served with Taplow enjoying good motorway access under 2 miles of Junction 7 Westbound of the M4.

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Taplow points of interest

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Cliveden National Trust Dorney Court Historic Houses Association and Windsor Castle Castle are in the vicinity of Taplow.

The nearest hospital for Taplow is Huntercombe Maidenhead.

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How do we get a cheap solicitor quote to buy a home?

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The lack of clarity surrounding this point catches out many homeowners, and can leave them paying far more in conveyancing fees than they budgeted, and many law firms promote theoretically cheap conveyancing. Unfortunately extra charges are often hiding in the small print, left unregarded by busy homeowners Any charges ought to be fair and clearly defined. They only be applied if the solicitor is required to perform tasks outside a normal transaction , which could not be anticipated at the start of the process. Any disbursements ought to be defined on the quote. Homeward Legal quotes offer a clear statement of your legal fees for a standard conveyancing transaction.

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For a fast conveyancing process on the purchase of a £794,000 property, how could we speed up our transaction?

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Key to a fast conveyancing transaction is to employing a proactive, diligent conveyancer. Additionally, there are numerous tasks you could do, including, requesting status updates from the conveyancer regularly, completing all forms as soon as possible and arranging any finances require to complete the purchase.

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How is Taplow contaminated land investigated when buying?

A broad range of contaminants can harm the resale value of residential property in Taplow, such as civil aviation activity in the area and limestone or gypsum quarrying. An environmental search can provide much more clarity. Land west of Sheephouse Farm, Sheephouse Road, Berkshire, SL6 is a cause of possible local contamination.

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Which body has overall responsibility for checking the condition of conservation areas in Taplow?

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Local conservation areas are set up by South Bucks who are responsible for the state of the area including things like poorly maintained roads, addition of unsympathetic windows and public spaces. Following a campaign, English Heritage have created details of the condition (poor to good) of conservation areas in Taplow and across England as well as the risk of a decline in standards.

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Which local authority is responsible for Taplow?

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Taplow is located in Windsor and Maidenhead Royal Borough Council, Town Hall, St Ives Road, Maidenhead, Berkshire, SL6 1RF, contact: 01628 683 800

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Which conveyancing searches should my Taplow property solicitor get on a Taplow house?

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The common conveyancing protocol is to obtain Local Authority, Drainage Search (Con29DW) and Environmental, and possibly area-specific searches such as Subsidence report.

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Might it be an unrealistic idea to enact the conveyancing on a DIY basis myself.

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Should you wish to refer to the various books, you can feasibly take care of the bulk of the legal work without the services of an instructed property lawyer in Taplow .

Of course legal firms would argue that this choice is a very risky approach as do it yourself conveyancers might come a cropper sufficient cover that solicitors are made responsible to get.

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What will a Taplow conveyancing solicitor advise if the flat we am buying is inside a South Bucks planning authority conservation area which appears to have unapproved artificial stone cladding installed?

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South Bucks planning authority Requisition for search and Official Certificate of Search carried out by a solicitor in the process of the conveyancing will find out whether the Taplow property a designated conservation area and evidence of Coal Authority consent for modifications will be required.

 
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