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Useful information for Conveyancing in Kent

If you’re looking to sell or buy a property in Kent, it is important that you familiarise yourself with the area.  Instructing a Conveyancer who knows about Conveyancing in Kent, is also important.  

Council in Kent

Kent County Council is the local council in this area of England.  The Kent County Council website gives vast amounts of information on local subject matters and issues, such as: Social services, businesses, environment & planning and many more subjects.  The Conveyancer you choose will be responsible in gaining a Local Authority Search, so you can asses the area before potentially moving there.

New Build Properties in Kent

There are many new build properties in Kent, including areas such as Chislehurst, Sevenoaks, Keston and many more areas.  When choosing an expert to carry out your Conveyancing, it is important that the Conveyancer knows how to deal with new build properties.  Once contracts have been exchanged on a property, it’s not always the case that there has been a completion date decided.  Your Conveyancer will be able to assist you on such matters.

Chancel Repairs in Kent

In the Edenbridge area of Kent, The Bishop of Croydon has officially opened a new extension at St Johns Church, Hurst Green.  The appeal for funds was first launched in 2000, and to date – £370, 000 has been raised for the extension.  St Johns Church is one of several churches in Kent.  If you’re looking to buy a property near to a church, your Conveyancer should check to see if your Home Information Pack contains a Chancel Repair Search.  This search would establish who would be liable to pay for Chancel Repairs, in association with the church.

Listed Buildings in Kent

There are over 170, 000 listings in Kent, with each of these listings varying in degree of grade.  Examples of a Grade 1 listed building is Canterbury Cathedral and Faversham Abbey.  Grade 2 buildings include Oare Windmill, which was built in the late 18th Century, and Sharsted Court which was first recorded in 1080 at it’s current site.  A Local Authority Search can tell you whether or not a building is listed, and checks should always be made with the local authority’s before attempting to alter a building of this type.  Your Conveyancer will be able to help you on such matters.

Shared Ownership in Kent

In Kent, there are many shared ownership properties available.  Shared ownership enables people who cannot afford to fully buy a property, to own a share in it instead.  The greater share you own, the less rent you pay.  A housing association will typically own the other share in the property.

Why choose Fridaysmove in Kent?

Fridaysmove are a favourite in the UK, as we offer a great service by fully qualified lawyers, at a fair price.  All of our Lawyers are regulated by the Council for Licensed Conveyancers, and you will only be dealing with one lawyer throughout the process.  We offer a free HIP with every Conveyancing, and we offer the cheapest HIP in Kent, as well as the cheapest throughout the rest of the UK.  Fridaysmove West London Office is the nearest to this area, so call us for more information on 0800 038 6446.  You can also receive a Free Online Conveyancing Quote instantly via our website.

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