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Updated: 21/10/16

Intending to relocate to Anstey? Relevant local Anstey services details:

The nearest airport to Anstey is East Midlands Airport (12 miles). Coventry Airport is 24 miles, and Tollerton Airport is 18 miles away. The closest station to Anstey is Leicester, approximately 4 miles away.

Anstey is less than 3 miles off the M1 junction entry 21a Southbound.


Anstey points of interest


Bradgate South Car Park Country Park and Bradgate Newton Linford Country Park are easily accessible from Anstey.

The neighbouring hospital for Anstey is Gorse Hill Leicester.


We need to find a fixed rate conveyancing estimate in Anstey. What is included?


Numerous law firms purport to offer theoretically 'the cheapest conveyancing quotes'. However additional costs can inflate your final invoice. Any additional costs ought to be fair and clearly defined. Get a quote using the Homeward Legal quote calculator for the property you are buying.


Which particular property searches should the Anstey lawyer do when carrying out the conveyancing for a Anstey building?


Standard conveyancing procedure is to obtain these searches - Local Authority (personal or official), Drainage and Water Search, Environment Search and Gypsum Mining Search and, depending on certain criteria, specific searches e.g. a Land charge Search (bankruptcy only).


How do we work out stamp duty, and what should we pay on a £956000 property?


The Stamp Duty that is payable is calculated based on a limited set of factors, primarily the property's purchase price. On a £956000 house, stamp duty will be £38240.


With a home ready to buy, and no chain, how can we guarantee a fast conveyancing process?


Instructing a proactive and experienced conveyancing solicitor is crucial to a fast conveyancing transaction. Beyond that, there are several things you can do to speed up the process. These include:

  • answering any queries raised by the conveyancing solicitor as soon as possible
  • confirming your mortgage offer
  • contacting your conveyancing solicitor regularly


What does the Anstey conveyancing lawyer recommend if the flat I hope to invest in is inside the boundary of a Leicester council conservation area that has out of place roof antenna fitted?


Leicester council enquiries carried out by the solicitor in the process of the conveyancing should verify if the property is within a designated conservation area proof of planning consent for changes to the property will be supplied.


What factors will affect land in Anstey, and are they checked for comprehensively?


A wide range of contaminants may affect residential property in Anstey, such as proximity to scrap yards and petroleum and fuel sites. An environmental search can provide much more clarity.


Please recommend how to get out of paying SDLT?


Stamp duty must be paid on home purchases priced at over 125,000 pounds. Stamp duty mitigation is not recommended for purchases in Anstey, because these schemes are highly expensive and often likely to fail.


What scrutiny regarding the uncertain risk of a flood in the Leicestershire area will my Anstey property lawyer advise us on?


An essential step in the conveyancing protocol of purchasing a property involves the conveyancing solicitor applying for conveyancing searches that set out detail regarding Anstey flood risk area data. Also as an additional measure a lawyer in Anstey will sometimes recommend a more detailed local Anstey area flood search.