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Conveyancing in Torpoint Q & A's

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Ask Lorraine a question lorraine@homewardlegal.co.uk

Updated: 28/04/17

Local points of interest in Torpoint

Antony National Trust Mount Edgcumbe House & Country Park Country Park and Picklecombe Fort Historic Building are situated in Torpoint.

Torpoint's nearest station is Dockyard at 1 mile s. The closest airport to Torpoint is Plymouth City Airport (5 miles).

The most convenient hospital for Torpoint is Scott Plymouth.

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How can we ensure our cheap quote is fixed? We are looking for an affordable Torpoint conveyancing quote.

A.

Numerous solicitors promote supposedly 'the cheapest conveyancing quotes'. However additional fees are frequently hidden in the terms and conditions. The disbursements to be paid should be included on a conveyancing quote. The online quote calculator can generate an accurate statement of the legal fees for the property you plan to buy.

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Which particular searches does my Torpoint solicitor get when instructed on a Torpoint property?

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The routine conveyancing procedure is to get Local Authority (council), Drainage and Water Search, Environmental, Tin Mining Search and China Search and perhaps special local Torpoint searches, which might include Commons Registration Search.

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How does sale conveyancing need such a long time?

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The legal work required to buy or sell a house or flat can potentially be delayed for many reasons. Sometimes, these delays are beyond a solicitor's influence, Homeward Legal, however, work hard to curtail their cost whenever it is possible by driving the sale or purchase forward. Reasons for delay can include slow solicitors acting for the other side.

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Will HS2 affect South Bucks District homes?

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Yes. High Speed 2 Phase 1 is likely to affect a range of properties in Burnham's local authority. An HS2 search can bring peace of mind to buyers which may be affected by the line.

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When in the process do we need to arrange a conveyancing solicitor to act for us?

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Simply, the sooner the better, as conveyancing involves several tasks that can be performed straight away. Prompt instruction of a solicitor can reduce any chance of the purchase or sale stalling.

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How can a conveyancing solicitor in Torpoint report on the risk and history of a flood at Torpoint for an investment property we are intending to purchase?

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A conveyancer conducts environmental searches that will include Torpoint flood risk area data.

Q.

Apparently, vanadium soil contamination may be an issue in Torpoint. Can you advise?

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Restrictions exist to manage soil contamination, decades after exposure the effect of some contaminants can be felt. The local authority for Torpoint will be able to provide more detail on cases of contamination.

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How much is the council tax on a period converted Band H house in Torpoint?

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You will be briefed about your house's council tax band as part of the title report. The latest tax charges for properties in Torpoint are tabled online at the Cornwall council site. At the time of writing on 05 March 2013 band rates are:

  • Band A - £979.00
  • Band B - £1,142.00
  • Band C - £1,305.00
  • Band D - £1,468.00
  • Band E - £1,794.00
  • Band F - £2,120.00
  • Band G - £2,446.00
  • Band H - £2,936.00

 
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