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Conveyancing in Upminster Q & A's

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Ask Lorraine a question lorraine@homewardlegal.co.uk

Updated: 13/01/17

Upminster is close at within a couple of miles off the M25 junction entry 29 Westbound.

The closest train station to Upminster is Upminster, about a mile away. London City Airport is 9 miles from Upminster. London Heliport Airport is 20 miles, London Airport is 20 miles, Rochester Airport is 19 miles, London Biggin Hill Airport is 19 miles and Stansted Airport is 23 miles away.

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Local Upminster attractions

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Upminster London Windmill, Aveley Belhus Woods Country Park and Brentwood Thorndon Country Park Country Park are easily accessible from Upminster.

The nearest hospital to Upminster is St Georges Hornchuch.

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We need to find low cost conveyancing in Upminster. What do I need to check for?

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Both high-street and online solicitors offer supposedly cheap conveyancing quotes. Unfortunately additional costs may inflate your final invoice. Our quotes are not estimates, stating all the solicitors fees you will pay for a standard sale or purchase.

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Are there many conservation areas in Upminster?

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With around 9,000 conservation areas across the country, the areas in or near Upminster will include numerous areas of historical or architectural value recorded as protected. You may wish to contact the local council for more information, but your solicitor will investigate this in detail during the property transaction.

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We are buying in Upminster on a newly development brownfield site. Could the topsoil be contaminated by industrial waste like vanadium (V)?

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Upminster industrial or agricultural can cause soil contamination. Land may also be contaminated by other sources, including water contaminants such as household chemicals.

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Which lender panels in Upminster are your solicitors on?

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Our solicitors have experience working with many lenders approved by the Council of Mortgage Lenders. A number of mortgage specialists operate in Upminster, including Financial Aspects, 29 Tyrells Cl, Upminster, RM14 2QA. Your solicitor should be able to provide more information.

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In Upminster, is topsoil remediation of contaminated land an option?

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Remediation of contaminated land can often be possible. Contact a local service provider such as Dagenham Landscapes Ltd, Redcroft Farm/Ockendon Rd, Upminster, RM14 2DJ for more information.

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What do I need to be aware of if we acquire a property inside a Havering local authority conservation area ?

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An integral part of the due diligence for buyers includes carrying out searches of the Havering authority to determine conservation area status and the existence of consent for any changes. In the event that no local authority consents be produced, your solicitor will advise you of the alternatives which may include obtaining an indemnity insurance policy or obtaining retrospective consent from the planning authority.

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In a few weeks I am anticipating to be finally moving out of our semi detached residence in Upminster into our new home in Rainham at what point to instruct a home removal company?

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It is prudent to is to put off making arrangements with the removals until everyone has agreed a formal date which occurs after contracts are signed. There are many local and national companies including Patchetts Removals Ltd, Movers House Front Lane, Upminster, RM14 1XL on 01708 224968 or Patchetts Removals Ltd, Movers House/Front Lane, Upminster, RM14 1XL Phone: 01708 224968.

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How is stamp duty assessed and what will we need to pay on a £652000 house?

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Stamp Duty is dependent on the house or flat's value. Stamp duty will be £26080 on a £652000 residential property.*

*Accurate as of March 2013

 
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