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Conveyancing in West Smithfield Q & A's

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Updated: 14/01/17

Commuters are well served with West Smithfield having excellent major road access about 3m of the A40M.

West Smithfield's closest station is London City Thameslink. London City Airport is 7 miles from West Smithfield. Heathrow Terminals 1 2 3 Airport is 16 miles, London Heliport Airport is 5 miles, Heathrow Terminal 5 Airport is 17 miles, Gatwick North Terminal Airport is 25 miles, Heathrow Terminal 4 Airport is 16 miles, Northolt Jet Centre Airport is 14 miles, Elstree Airport is 14 miles and London Biggin Hill Airport is 14 miles away.

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Noted West Smithfield interest

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Brixton London Windmill, Holborn Lincolns Inn Great Hall Historic Building and Temple Middle Temple Hall Historic Building are around West Smithfield.

The nearest hospital is St Bartholomews London.

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How do I get the best rates for conveyancing for a £667,000 home?

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Many buyers seeking discount conveyancing are caught out by the lure of very low conveyancing rates, and many conveyancers offer so-called 'the cheapest conveyancing quotes', however additional costs are frequently hidden in the solicitor's terms. Third party costs, termed disbursements, to be paid ought to be defined on the conveyancing quote. Our quotes clearly state the solicitors' fees for a standard conveyancing transaction.

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I am concerned about council tax amounts on a Fifties converted building in West Smithfield, how much are they?

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Typically the title report will give the appropriate City of London council tax band.

Council tax rates for homes in West Smithfield are listed at the City of London council website. On (14 July 2012) rates for all bands are:

  • Band A - £624.00
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  • Band B - £728.00
  • Band C - £832.00
  • Band D - £936.00
  • Band E - £1,144.00
  • Band F - £1,352.00
  • Band G - £1,560.00
  • Band H - £1,872.00

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What causes conveyancing legal work appear to be so drawn out?

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West Smithfield conveyancing may experience many unexpected delays. Homeward Legal strive to reduce the cost of these delays where it is possible to do so by pushing all parties involved.

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Should the fixtures and fittings form include things like central heating systems?

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Chiefly, there is no strict definition of 'fixtures and fittings'. Conveyancing solicitors recommend a formal fixtures and fittings form to avoid later disagreements, saving heartache once the sale is completed.

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What would the searches in West Smithfield cost?

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The cost of conveyancing searches can vary noticeably. They are paid to a third party, and are charged at cost.

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Will we need a house survey?

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Homeward Legal heavily advise that home buyers book a house survey if you are planning to buy in West Smithfield. Many problems can affect a property. These include cavity wall tie failure or poor drainage. These will not be reported on by a solicitor.

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What factors can contaminate land in West Smithfield, and are they comprehensively investigated?

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Property in West Smithfield could be contaminated by numerous natural and human-influenced issues. Contaminants including proximity to waste sites will be reported on in environmental search results.

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Will a West Smithfield property solicitor apply for any property on the London forties end-of-terrace townhouse I am purchasing

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When applying for a mortgage, your lender insist that particular searches, including the following Local Authority Search, Drainage and Water Search (CON29DW or personal) and Environment Search, and, depending on certain criteria, special local West Smithfield searches e.g. a Planning and local information.

 
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