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Conveyancing in Totterdown Q & A's

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Ask Lorraine a question lorraine@homewardlegal.co.uk

Updated: 20/01/18

Totterdown is close at under a couple of miles of Junction 3 Northbound of the M32.

The closest airport to Totterdown is Bristol Airport (7 miles). and the closest station to Totterdown is Bristol Temple Meads.

Bristol General is a nearby hospital.

Q.

How do I find fixed rate conveyancing?

A.

Many online and high street conveyancers purport to offer supposedly 'the cheapest conveyancing'. Often additional costs may be added into the solicitor's terms that buyers often do not check. Fees listed in the small print should be reasonable. Our quotes clearly state all legal fees for a standard conveyancing transaction.

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Will our Totterdown conveyancing solicitor tell me about the amount to be paid of the council tax on a Band D building before exchanging contracts?

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The lawyer will speak to the council to find out the relevant council tax charges which should subsequently be detailed in the conveyancing report on title. Council tax charges for homes in Totterdown are listed online at the Bristol local authority website. At the time of writing (11 October 2012) rates for all bands are:

  • Band A - £1,047.00
  • Band B - £1,221.00
  • Band C - £1,395.00
  • Band D - £1,570.00
  • Band E - £1,919.00
  • Band F - £2,267.00
  • Band G - £2,616.00
  • Band H - £3,140.00

Q.

What are fixtures and fittings?

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New owners in Totterdown will often be frustrated with the lack of formality around which fixtures and fittings are included. Fixtures and fittings are regularly not considered, making agreement of a comprehensive list of included items so essential.

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In what ways does the lawyer in Totterdown advise me on the risk and history of flooding at Totterdown for a residential maisonette I am going to purchase?

A.

The conveyancing lawyer will conduct standard property conveyancing searches, which include Totterdown flood risk information.

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I plan to buy a residence in the parish of Cirencester. Should we order a chancel search?

A.

Regardless of the Totterdown parish in which you are purchasing, the conveyancing lawyer is likely to recommend that a chancel search is ordered. Chancel repair can be imposed on the current owners of a house where church councils may have spared previous owners or tenants.

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What actual property should my property lawyer in Totterdown do when carrying out the conveyancing for a Totterdown home?

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The customary procedure is to obtain Local Authority, Drainage and Water Search (CON29DW or personal) and Environment Search, and possibly less common searches such as Contaminated Land.

Q.

To complete on our purchase ASAP, can we arrange a fast conveyancing process in Totterdown?

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As is often argued, faster conveyancing is crucial to is to use a proactive and experienced property lawyer. When identifying an appropriate a property lawyer, ask yourself the following: Do they order searches immediately? Was there a delay delivering a quote? What methods of communication do they use? Posting documents can adds days of waiting to a purchase.

Q.

Does your firm carry out auction conveyancing in Totterdown?

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We are accustomed to working with property auction protocols. Frequently unusual properties such as barn conversions are listed in property auctions and these require additional examination. Lawyers therefore suggest that bidders select an affordable property conveyancing lawyer prior to the date of the auction for an investigation of the legal pack. Subsequently, following the actual auction you are the property lawyer should be ready for carry out the auction conveyancing process in 28 days after exchange as conventionally required by the auction conditions.