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Conveyancing in Tunbridge Wells Q & A's

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Ask Lorraine a question lorraine@homewardlegal.co.uk

Updated: 23/07/17

The closest train station to Tunbridge Wells is Tunbridge Wells, around 1 mile away. The closest airport to Tunbridge Wells is London Biggin Hill Airport (17 miles). Gatwick South Terminal Airport is 19 miles, Gatwick North Terminal Airport is 19 miles, Rochester Airport is 19 miles and away.

Homeopathic Tunbridge Wells is the most convenient hospital for Tunbridge Wells.

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How do we get fixed rate conveyancing in Tunbridge Wells?

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The confusion over this topic affects many buyers who opted for a very cheap quote, only to be stung later in the conveyancing process, and many solicitors claim to offer 'the cheapest conveyancing quotes', but extra costs will be included in small print. Any charges ought to be clearly defined. Our quotes are not estimates, stating all the solicitors fees you will pay for a standard sale or purchase.

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Flood searches are computed from archived information and when you factor in recent climactic events such as the worrying amount of flooding in the UK in April 2012, are they the ideal way to advise us sufficient information about the evolving Tunbridge Wells area flood risk?

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A competent conveyancing solicitor in Tunbridge Wells should carry out in depth property environmental searches if the environmental searches identifies a significant risk the local Tunbridge Wells flood risk

It is not uncommon for buyers to also converse with a neighbour for some additional confidence if you are still worried or local Kent flood repair builder - like G D Surveyors Ltd, 47 William Street, Tunbridge Wells, TN4 9RP Tel: 01892 538700.

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An un-planned event mean we have to push matters along and exchange contracts on the legal work on our mortgaged property asap, do you work with any fast property lawyers in Tunbridge Wells ?

To be frank, some property solicitors firms are unacceptably listless which adds huge concern to moving. With Homeward Legal, firm are client focused and always communicate through the whole of the buyer and seller property chain and use cutting edge case management and IT systems to complete your sale swiftly.

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Is an online ID fee a fee or a disbursement?

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Disbursements and fees should be clearly stated on the quote for your conveyancing, without any hidden charges in the 'small print'. This cost is a fee not a disbursement. It should be included in your quote.

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Which elements help with organising a fast conveyancing process?

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Most importantly, instructing a communicative solicitor is essential to a faster move. There are a range of things you as the purchaser can also do to get moving sooner. These include:

  • getting your mortgage offer in place
  • pushing the solicitor to begin enquiries as soon as possible
  • promptly answering your solicitor's questions (by email if possible)

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How many weeks can conveyancing to sell property take in Tunbridge Wells?

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The amount of time needed to sell or purchase residential property varies. This is dependent on several issues affecting the property, for example, if either party has a mortgage. Our lawyers strive to ensure the matter receives communicative and proactive service, resulting in the fastest possible outcome.

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Do I need a survey for our house purchase?

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The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors strongly advise that you book an inspection if you are intending to buy in Tunbridge Wells. Buyers should be aware that there are many defects that affect a property, which a conveyancing solicitor will not report on, including dry rot.

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Where do I go about establish if the conservation area I am buying in is neglected?

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Conservation areas are nominated by the local authority (Tunbridge Wells) who maintain everything from including things like poorly maintained pavements, extensions and paths and footpaths. English Heritage maintain details about the condition (poor to good) of conservation areas in addition to the exposure to deterioration.

 
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