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Updated: 23/10/16

Relevant nearby public service facts and figures -

Commuters are well catered for with Brownhills enjoying very good road access about 1m of Junction 6 Northbound of the M6T.

The nearest airport to Brownhills is Birmingham Airport (16 miles). Wolverhampton Business Airport Airport is 17 miles away. Brownhills's nearest station is Landywood at 4 miles.

Little Aston, Little Aston Hall Dr is the neighbouring hospital to Brownhills.


What are the best conveyancing rates for a £519,000 house?


Many online and high street firms advertise so-called cheap conveyancing quotes. However additional costs are frequently hidden in the terms of engagement. Excited home owners, eager to get underway, often ignore this small print when they instruct. Extra charges listed in the solicitor's terms ought to be fair. The disbursements to be paid ought to be defined on any quote for conveyancing in BrownhillsOur quotes clearly state the solicitors' fees for a standard conveyancing transaction.


How soon do we need to arrange a solicitor in Brownhills?


Whether you are buying or selling in Brownhills, as soon as possible, as there are a number of tasks which may be performed very early in the process. Instructing a solicitor to handle your Brownhills conveyancing early for a sale enables relevant information can be sourced sooner (this is particularly true for leasehold properties), whereas if you are buying you will the details of your Brownhills solicitor ready when you make an offer.


Northern Rock is our mortgage lender, what will we need to consider?


When buying with a mortgage, your lender will require legal work to be carried out on their behalf. Some lenders have reduced their 'solicitor panel'. For purchasers, this can result in significantly greater legal costs. Homeward Legal are able to act for the majority of lenders.


Will my solicitor in Brownhills tell me about the amount of council tax to be paid for a Band G house prior to completion?


Your property lawyer will approach the Walsall local council to ascertain the relevant council tax charges which will then be detailed in the conveyancing report on title.

Correct rates for properties in Brownhills are set out online at the Walsall council site. On (04 October 2012) rates for all bands are:

  • Band A - £1,021.00
  • Band B - £1,191.00
  • Band C - £1,362.00
  • Band D - £1,532.00
  • Band E - £1,872.00
  • Band F - £2,213.00
  • Band G - £2,553.00
  • Band H - £3,064.00


Which local authority is responsible for Brownhills?


Brownhills is located in Walsall Metropolitan Borough Council, The Civic Centre, Walsall, West Midlands, WS1 1TP, contact: 01922 650 000


Is your panel of solicitors experienced enough to act quickly on the legal conveyancing of auction properties in Brownhills?


The legal team prepare legal packs for vendors and do frequently act for sellers at auction. We tend to recommend auction buyers to choose a lawyer before the day of the auction to allow adequate time for a thorough investigation.

Subsequently, following the auction day your instructed lawyer is fully able to concentrate on concluding the legal work within a as tight time frame as typically required .


How long will it take my designated conveyancing solicitor to exchange contracts the legal process for a semi detached Regency house we are intending to purchase?


The conveyancing process can take anywhere between 3 weeks and 3 months, which can be affected by any number of factors, for example the efficiency of the seller's property solicitor, or re-negotiations following a survey. Our lawyers are very focused on speed and communication you moving home as soon as realistically possible.


Do I need a Homebuyer Report for the property purchase?


It is advised that Brownhills property purchasers instruct a home surveyor. Buyers should be aware that there are a wide range of problems which will impact a property, that a lender's valuation survey, for example, will not cover, which include rotten roof timbers.