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Updated: 20/10/16

Practical regional services facts and figures -

The nearest airport to Chellaston is East Midlands Airport. Tollerton Airport is 14 miles away. The nearest train station to Chellaston is Spondon.

Aston Hall Aston on Trent is the neighbouring hospital to Chellaston.


How do I find the best rates for conveyancing in Chellaston for a 444,000 home?


The confusion over this matter catches out many homeowners, and can leave them paying far more in fees than they budgeted, and many firms promote theoretically 'the cheapest conveyancing quotes', but additional charges may inflate the final bill. Any additional costs found in the terms needs to be fair. They be applicable solely where your solicitor must complete work beyond standard conveyancing for you, which could not be anticipated at the start of the process. Your Chellaston conveyancing quote should, in addition, define any disbursements to be paid.The online quote calculator can generate an accurate statement of the legal fees for the property you plan to buy.


Will I need a chancel search? We are buying in Chellaston.


In Chellaston, some owners can be required to subsidise maintenance of a local church. After the passing of an Act in 2002, interest over any affected land in Chellaston must be registered by October 2013. This will make it easier to identify affected property through a chancel search. Chellaston ecclesiastical properties where a chancel search may be appropriate include St Peter.


The estate agent has put forward a solicitor whom they usually use. Is it a good idea to instruct this solicitor?


Your agent will push a law firm, however, these referrals need to be weighed up against alternatives, including online or local firms, as an agent may decide

to recommend the solicitor willing to pay the highest referral fee, not the law firm with the best reputation.


Is a home buyers survey necessary when purchasing any property in Chellaston?


It is advised that all buyers in Chellaston book a home surveyor to undertake a survey. Buyers should be aware that there are a wide range of defects which can affect a property. These can include cracks around door frames.


I am completing next September. How is Stamp Duty Land Tax calculated?


The Stamp Duty you must pay will rely on the valuation. Stamp duty will be £34720 on a £868000 house.*

*This information accurate as of 01/03/2013


Would you advise looking into how to get out of paying HMRC stamp duty?


Stamp duty is payable for residential property valued at over 125,000 pounds. We do not advise clients risk any form of stamp duty scheme, as such schemes are highly expensive and , if the scheme fails, you may be charged a penalty of up to 100% of the stamp duty amount owed. There have been a small number of government initiatives, however, such as disadvantaged area relief. A conveyancing solicitor should confirm whether you are eligible.


Can doing the conveyancing myself save me money?


It can certainly possible for you to look after the conveyancing unaided. However, a conveyancer carries out a long list of exercises e.g. chasing outstanding papers or identifying the most appropriate searches some of which really need a qualified solicitor. However solicitors practices are required by their regulator to possess cover to insulate you from any failures made by the lawyer.


We are buying a flat in the middle of a conservation area. How does one locate information in relation to the state of repair of the area?


Local conservation areas are set up by South Derbyshire who manage everything from paths and footpaths to the deterrence of advertising hoardings. Following a campaign, English Heritage keep a list of the state of repair of conservation areas in Chellaston and throughout England.