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Conveyancing in Bedlington Q & A's

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Updated: 21/10/16

Are you moving into a property in the Bedlington area? Some helpful regional transport and public service facts ;

The nearest airport to Bedlington is Newcastle Airport. Bedlington's closest station is Cramlington.


Bedlington area info


Blyth Lighthouse and Plessey Woods Country Park are around Bedlington.

The nearest hospital is Blyth Community.


How do I find a discount conveyancing quote?


Many online and high street firms advertise so-called 'the cheapest conveyancing', but extra charges are frequently hidden in the terms and conditions which buyers may have not read carefully Get a quote using the Homeward Legal quote calculator for the property you are buying.


What will the council tax cost me for a Victorian Band C maisonette in Bedlington?


Your homes pertinent council tax band will usually be set out as part of the conveyancer's title report along with the local council. The latest tax charges for homes in Bedlington are published on the Northumberland local authority website. Currently, 12 October 2012, the rates are:

  • Band A - £1,003.00
  • Band B - £1,170.00
  • Band C - £1,337.00
  • Band D - £1,504.00
  • Band E - £1,839.00
  • Band F - £2,173.00
  • Band G - £2,507.00
  • Band H - £3,009.00


To complete on our property purchase ASAP, how can we aim for fast conveyancing?


Essential to buying faster is to use a proactive solicitor. Beyond that, there are a range of things you can do, including, pushing the solicitor to begin enquiries

as soon as possible, quickly answering your solicitor's questions and arranging any finances require to complete the purchase.


Should I get a building survey for our home purchase in Bedlington?


The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors advise that all purchasers order a survey. There can be a wide range of problems which affect a property. These include corrosion of pipework.


If I am buying near Bedlington, in the parish of Hexham, do we need a chancel search?


A conveyancer may suggest a chancel search, regardless of the parish where the property being bought is found. Chancel repair can be imposed on the current owners of a property where Parochial Church Councils have not imposed the same liability on the last owners.


Would you advise that we get a chancel search if my family are buying a Bedlington flat conversion near a church furlong?


The outcome of a landmark case 10 years ago confirmed that chancel repair liability could be enforced. A chancel search is employed to check whether such a liability exists. Liability is more common in some parts of the country. Bedlington church lands where a chancel search may be necessary include St Cuthbert.


Are there any areas of conservation in Bedlington?


Locales deemed to be of 'special architectural and historic interest', such as country house estates, will be designated as areas of conservation. Your solicitor will advise further and discuss the relevant responsibilities you would be taking on by purchasing in a conservation area, regarding specific conservation areas in Bedlington.


What can contaminate land in Bedlington. Will they be checked for thoroughly?


Many of contaminants caused by natural causes and human activities can spoil property. Issues including infilled land and nearby electrical substations will be detailed in an appropriate search.