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Conveyancing in Tidworth Q & A's

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Ask Lorraine a question lorraine@homewardlegal.co.uk

Updated: 20/04/17

Tidworth's nearest train station is Grateley. Tidworth's nearest airport is Southampton, Mitchell Way Airport.

Andover War Memorial is the closest hospital to Tidworth.

Q.

How do I get the best conveyancing rates for a £323k property?

A.

Numerous solicitors promote cheap conveyancing, however additional fees are frequently hidden in the small print that buyers often do not check. Additional charges which are listed in terms and conditions ought to be fair and reasonable.

Q.

Flood searches are ascertained from past information and when you factor in recent events for instance the extensive flooding in Sept 2012 in South West England, are they comfort enough to ascertain sufficient information about the Tidworth flood risk?

A.

A property solicitor in Tidworth will consider get conveyancing and environmental searches if the standard searches establishes a risk of flooding in Tidworth

Property purchasers sometimes speak to a local resident for more local history or regional Wiltshire flooding repair expert - try: Paintmyhome.co.uk, Unit 10 Aspire Business Centre/Ordnance Rd, Tidworth, SP9 7QD Tel: 0845-521 4010.

Q.

Does Tidworth include any areas of conservation?

A.

The areas in or near Tidworth will include a range of areas of architectural merit recognised as conservation areas. These restrictions may impose liability on a buyer for unauthorised alterations made by previous owners, but the benefits will include security that the surroundings are unlikely to change.

Q.

How long should we account for the legal work to purchase a house need?

A.

The amount of time required to transfer property will vary, influenced by a broad set of issues which may affect the property. These may include if the property is leasehold. Our conveyancers ensure each client is handled as fast as possible, without compromising on service.

Q.

Of the major Tidworth mortgage lenders, who have joined your panel?

A.

Our solicitors have experience working with the majority of lenders providing financing to home buyers in Tidworth. Tidworth lenders and mortgage specialists include Stonebridge Mortgage Services, 1 Royston House/42-44 East Street, Andover, SP10 1ES, West Surrey Financial Services, 2 Turnberry Dr, Beggarwood, Basingstoke, RG22 4WT, and Basingstoke Mortgage, Po Box 334, Basingstoke, RG24 9WD.

Q.

What causes Tidworth purchase conveyancing to have so many delays?

A.

The conveyancing process can be lengthy. We understand how frustrating these are and aim to minimise the effect of these delays by using fast search providers. There are numerous reasons for delay, such as a slow firm acting for the lender.

Q.

Will the property lawyer in Tidworth report back to me about the amount to be paid of the council tax on a Band C house prior to exchange?

A.

Your property solicitor will consult with the council to find out the correct council tax rates, which should be added to the conveyancing report on title. The correct rates for homes in Tidworth are published online at the Wiltshire council site. Currently, 09 June 2012, band rates are:

  • Band A - £1,010.00
  • Band B - £1,179.00
  • Band C - £1,347.00
  • Band D - £1,515.00
  • Band E - £1,852.00
  • Band F - £2,189.00
  • Band G - £2,525.00
  • Band H - £3,031.00

Q.

Are we likely to be gazumped?

A.

This arises when an offer is accepted, and then rejected, by the house seller, selecting instead another buyer's offer. Although gazumping is less common in a declining market, there will always be a risk. You should instruct an efficient solicitor as soon as you can to reduce the chance of gazumping.

 
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