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Conveyancing in Upton Q & A's

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Ask Lorraine a question lorraine@homewardlegal.co.uk

Updated: 16/01/17

Liverpool John Lennon Airport is 11 miles from Upton. Howarden Airport is 16 miles away and the nearest station to Upton is Upton, about a mile away.

Upton is close at within 1 mile off the M53 junction entry 2 Southbound.

Upton, Arrowe Park is a nearby hospital for Upton.

Q.

I am trying to find a cheap Upton solicitor for purchasing a house. Can you assist?

A.

Confusion over this topic affects many home owners who opted for a very cheap quote, only to be stung later in the conveyancing process. Many firms purport to offer theoretically cheap conveyancing quotes, however additional fees are often hiding in the solicitor's terms of engagement which unwary home owners fail to check. Get a quote using the Homeward Legal quote calculator for the property you are buying.

Q.

What can contaminate land in Upton. Are these thoroughly investigated?

A.

Residential property in Upton is contaminated by numerous natural and human-influenced issues, and factors such as waste disposal sites should be considered as part of the appropriate search.

Q.

How much is the council tax on a converted Band G house in Upton?

A.

You will be provide your houses band in the conveyancing report on title.

The correct charges for properties in Upton are set out in detail online at the Bexley local authority website. At the time of authoring on 18 March 2013 band rates are:

  • Band A - £957.00
  • Band B - £1,116.00
  • Band C - £1,276.00
  • Band D - £1,435.00
  • Band E - £1,754.00
  • Band F - £2,073.00
  • Band G - £2,392.00
  • Band H - £2,871.00

Q.

The web is full of abundant helpful books going into great depth on DIY conveyancing such as Conveyancing Forms and Procedures . Do I therefore need to use a solicitor in Upton for my home move?

A.

Theoretically speaking there are no arguments why a seller shouldn't handle the legal process unaided. However, a Upton lawyer handles a long list of roles from e.g. interpreting replies to enquiries and the Land Registry formalities some of which are more safely handled with appropriate a qualified solicitor. Moreover lawyers are required by the Law Society to carry sufficient professional indemnity insurance in order to protect you in the event of omissions.

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How soon do you need to instruct a conveyancer in Upton?

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If you choose a solicitor with 'no move, no fee' protection, as soon as possible, as there are a number of tasks which may be performed immediately. Early instruction of a conveyancing solicitor can limit the risk of your sale or purchase aborting.

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Principality Building Society will be our mortgage lender - what do I need to consider?

A.

When arranging a mortgage to purchase a property, your lender will require legal work to be carried out on their behalf. Some lenders have limited the number of solicitors who can act for them. We will act for many lenders so that you will not be required to pay the lender's costs.

Q.

How is Stamp Duty Land Tax rates calculated?

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The Stamp Duty payable is dependent on the value of the home. It is £13470 on a £449000 Upton property.

Q.

Does the lawyer in Upton order any searches on the London Regency detached home I am buying?

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When you are getting a mortgage, your lender expects a solicitor to get at least specific searches, including the following Local Authority, Drainage and Water Search (CON29DW) and Environment Search and, depending on certain criteria, less common searches e.g. a Commons Registration (CON290).

 
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