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Updated: 10/12/13 by Tony Lilleystone
Contaminated land has a statutory definition, but the term is also used generally to cover a wide range of situations where a site has been suffered an ongoing detrimental impact as a result of its use. Reading conveyancing solicitors now routinely carry out searches to find out whether properties are at risk. Landowners whose land is contaminated may be liable for the cost of remedial works, and the cost implications can be substantial. A premium to cover loss of a homes value, or costs associated with remedial work, may be advised. These are generally inexpensive.
Mortgage lenders maintain panels of solicitors who they will instruct to carry out legal work on mortgages. At one time, many lenders, especially the large banks, were prepared to instruct any firm of solicitors who asked to be placed on their panel. However, mortgage lenders have started removing firms which do not carry out much work for them, or have not met certain additional criteria. If your lender does not accept your chosen solicitor, you must make a decision as to how to proceed; you could either obtain a mortgage from another lender, or instruct another firm of conveyancer who are on the panel. Generally, it is cheaper to have the same firm act both for you and your lender, but you could also choose to persist with both your first choice of lender and solicitor, and pay for a lawyer selected by the lender to carry out the relevant legal work. If you decide to instruct another firm because they are on your lender's panel, you should bear in mind the following:
Reading purchasers understandably expect to pay less for a property which is more likely to flood. This risk is assessed by the Environment Agency. Sources of flooding include the obvious, river and coastal flooding, but also unexpected issues such as sewer or reservoir flooding. The recent expiration of a deal between insurers and the Government to provide cover for flood-risk houses has caused controversy, so asking your conveyancing solicitor to perform a thorough search at your request is the safest course. Recent Flood Risk Updates in Reading:
Source: Environment Agency. Contact the agency for current flood warnings.
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