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Conveyancing in Totnes Q & A's

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Ask Lorraine a question lorraine@homewardlegal.co.uk

Updated: 21/01/18

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?

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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.

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As a consequence of the serious flooding in Sept 2012 in South West England, I am apprehensive that flood searches might not be detailed enough?

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A Totnes solicitor will recommend that you carry out detailed environmental searches if the environmental conveyancing searches spots a any kind of Totnes flood risk.

You could always get in touch with a local resident to gain added local information or local Devon flooding repair expert - e.g. Stanton Decorating, 18 Lansdowne Park, Totnes, TQ95UP Tel: 01803 863767.

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Do you advise making the effort to hold off paying for stamp duty to the Revenue?

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Stamp duty is payable for residential property sold for over one hundred and twenty-five thousand pounds. Stamp duty reduction is not recommended, as such schemes are expensive and unreliable. There have been a range of government-sponsored schemes, such as for first-time buyers.

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Which local authority is responsible for Totnes?

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Totnes is located in Torbay Council, Town Hall, Castle Circus, Torquay, Devon, TQ1 3DR, phone: 01803 201 201

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Do you recommend that we get searches for chancel liability? I am buying a Totnes home near rectory grounds.

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Potentially amounting to over £100,000 in repair cost obligations, chancel liability should be considered by buyers of Totnes property likely to be affected. Liability has the potential to impact the value of a Totnes property, but an indemnity policy may be available to protect the new owners. Your solicitor can provide more details. Totnes churches include St Mary.

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Is homewardlegal.co.uk geared up for complete within 28 days of exchange on the conveyancing of residential property auction properties in Totnes?

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Indeed we prepare legal packs for vendors and commonly take instructions from bidders at auction. Our highly qualified solicitors have previously worked for many successful bidders at local property auctions that include Acuitus, Allsop (Commercial), Allsop (Residential), Auction House London, Award Property, Barnett Ross, Baxtons, Brendons Auctioneers, Countrywide Property Auctions and Drivers Norris.

Wise purchasers will decide on a their chosen solicitor as soon as they can to allow time for a full investigation of the sellers legal pack before the property auction.

Subsequently, following the day of bidding, the conveyancing lawyer will need to be geared up to get through the purchase inside 28 days, a requirement of terms of sale.

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Do we need to get a house surveyor to check for defects affecting the home purchase?

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We suggest that property purchasers arrange a RICS surveyor to carry out a survey. A range concerns affect a property, including insect infestation or subsidence, and issues such as these are not likely to be investigated as part of the conveyancing itself.

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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.