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Conveyancing in Totnes Q & A's

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Ask Lorraine a question lorraine@homewardlegal.co.uk

Updated: 09/01/17

Totnes's closest station is Totnes, Station Rd. Plymouth City Airport is 19 miles from Totnes. Exeter International Airport is 24 miles away.

Totnes is a nearby hospital for Totnes.

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How do I find a cheap solicitor quote to purchase a house?

A.

Many solicitors claim to offer cheap conveyancing, but extra charges are often hiding in the terms and conditions which homeowners may have not read carefully Extras which are listed in your solicitor's terms should be reasonable and clear.

Q.

How is Totnes contaminated land investigated?

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Land in Totnes may have been contaminated by a wide range of natural causes. Contaminants like proposed erection of mobile masts will be considered as part of the environmental searches. Marlands Farm, Newton Road, Devon, TQ9 6LS is a cause of possible local contamination.

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To complete on our purchase ASAP, how can we guarantee fast conveyancing?

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Many buyers will, correctly, argue that fast Totnes conveyancing is crucial to is to employing a proactive solicitor. There are various jobs you can also do, such as, responding to all correspondence via the fastest means, keeping in regular contact with your solicitor and ordering a property survey early in the transaction.

Q.

The agent has put forward the solicitor whom they usually use. Do I need to use them?

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An agent in Alston will be able to influence a conveyancing solicitor they refer a large volume of work to, and can therefore to move the conveyancing process along. However, if they are paid a referral fee, some agents choose the conveyancer who pays out the highest referral fee, not the law firm with the best reputation.

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I am buying a 1930s house in the boundary of conservation area in Totnes, where can I lay my hands on more information on the state of repair?

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Conservation areas are created by the local Torbay planning authority, who regulate conservation area concerns from public spaces to the blockage of vacant buildings. Following a campaign, English Heritage have created a list about the state of conservation areas as well as the vulnerability to the area falling into disrepair.

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May our conveyancing costs for our purchase in Totnes have any extra charges?

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Our solicitors never hide any extra, hidden costs under any circumstances. Our conveyancing quotes offer an honest and accurate fee.

Q.

For a home valued at £1009000. How is Stamp Duty Land Tax rates calculated?

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Stamp Duty is dependent on the purchase price. Stamp duty will be £50450 on a £1009000 house.*

*(Source - www.gov.uk, May 2012)

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Which particular search enquiries should my solicitor in Totnes get when instructed on a Totnes property?

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The regular procedure will be to obtain Local Authority, Drainage Search (Con29DW), Environment Search, Tin Mining Search and China Search and, depending on certain criteria, less common searches, which might include Chancel check Search.

 
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