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Conveyancing in Tiverton Q & A's

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Ask Lorraine a question lorraine@homewardlegal.co.uk

Updated: 18/07/17

Tiverton's closest train station is Tiverton Parkway. The nearest airport to Tiverton is Exeter International Airport.

Tiverton & District is a nearby hospital to Tiverton.

Q.

We need the cheapest conveyancing solicitors in Tiverton. and what is included?

A.

Several solicitors promote supposedly cheap conveyancing. However additional fees will be included in the terms, left unread by preoccupied buyers The Homeward Legal quote calculator will confirm the solicitors' fees, based on the property you are buying.

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Is a Telegraphic Transfer fee paid to the solicitor?

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All fees and disbursements ought to be clearly identified on your conveyancing quote, with all potential additional costs clearly stated. This cost is a fee not a disbursement. It should be included in a quote.

Q.

What can contaminate land in Tiverton, and should they be an issue?

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Land in Tiverton may have been contaminated by many environmental factors, such as potentially contaminative use of nearby land or sand or gravel pits. An environmental search can provide much more clarity.

Q.

We are purchasing a home with Capital Home Loans - is there anything I need to check?

A.

Some lenders have reduced the number of firms able to act for them. Homeward Legal are able to act for all large mortgage lenders, keeping buyers' legal costs to a minimum.

Q.

Bookshops and the web both have a growing number useful resources about DIY conveyancing. Do I therefore need a solicitor in Tiverton ?

A.

Legally speaking there is absolutely no argument why a seller should not conduct legal process unaided.

That said, a conveyancing solicitor in Tiverton handles a huge array of exercises such as chasing any missing replies/clarifications to enquiries and representing the lender many of which require a skilled professional. Furthermore legal firms are required by their regulator to carry professional indemnity insurance to insulate you from any professional negligence.

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Are the many designated conservation areas in Tiverton likely to affect us?

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These areas define areas registered as being of 'special architectural and historic interest'. Conservation areas in Tiverton include Bickleigh. These restrictions can make repairs more costly or time-consuming, but the benefits include protection for parks and green spaces. Your conveyancing lawyer will offer more information.

Q.

How many weeks should conveyancing to purchase a home often need? We have a buyer ready.

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In general, the length of time taken to transact a house varies, based on several issues such as where management information is required. Eight to twelve weeks is the industry-wide average, we however drive the process forwards, completing within eight weeks.

Q.

When my partner and I are buying on the same street as parsonage grounds in Tiverton, do you need to get a chancel search?

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Chancel repair liability can require residential property owners to contribute towards maintenance of specific local church buildings. A chancel search addresses if such a liability exists. Your conveyancing lawyer will suggest an appropriate indemnity policy to address chancel liability. Ecclesiastical properties in Tiverton include St Andrew, St George, St Paul and St Peter.

 
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