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Updated: 17/10/16

Some handy nearby public service information -

Clayton's closest airport is Leeds Bradford Airport (9 miles). and Bradford Interchange train station is approximately 3 miles from Clayton.

Bradford, Royal Infirmary is a relatively close hospital.


On the purchase of a £733,000 property, what will be the fees? I am looking for a fixed rate conveyancing estimate in Clayton.


Many solicitors purport to offer cheap conveyancing, however additional charges may inflate your final invoice. Additional costs which are listed in terms and conditions should be fair and be applicable if the solicitor must complete additional work , which could not be anticipated at the start of the process. Homeward Legal quotes are not estimates, and offer a clear statement of your legal fees for a standard conveyancing transaction.


Which specific search enquiries will the conveyancing solicitor in Clayton conduct when carrying out the conveyancing for a Clayton building?


The routine conveyancing procedure is to get the following Local Authority (personal or official), Drainage and Water Search (CON29DW), Environment Search and Coal Mining and perhaps specific local searches, which might include Bankruptcy Search (K16).


The ground-floor flat being purchased is on a ex-industrial site. Is the soil possibly contaminated by waste minerals like arsenic?


Clayton agriculture or industry can cause soil contamination. The local authority for Clayton will be able to provide more detail on cases of contamination.


The property seller has unfortunately added conspicuous windows to the maisonette which we think might possibly overstep Luton Town Centre conservation area rules.

Tameside local authority enquiries conducted by a solicitor during the legal process should determine whether the property is in a conservation area and evidence of planning authority consent for modifications will be supplied. In the absence of any consents, your Clayton conveyancing solicitor will give you professional advice on the alternatives which include requesting from the planning authority or obtaining an indemnity policy.


What can contaminate land in Clayton, and will they be comprehensively investigated?


Property in Clayton may be contaminated by a range of factors caused by man and by nature, and factors including other sources of contaminated land or waste disposal sites should be considered as part of the appropriate search. Crossley Farm, Cockin Lane, West Yorkshire, BD14 8TB is one such potential cause of local contamination.


Would you advise that I get a chancel search if you are buying in Clayton?


Chancel repair can require some home owners to subsidise maintenance of church property in the locality. Liability has the potential to impact the value of a property, but insurance is available should an obligation to fund repairs be enforced. Clayton church properties where chancel liability may apply include S.James the Great, St Cross w St Paul, St John the Baptist and St John the Baptist.


What steps can we take to circumvent paying for SDLT rates?


SDLT is usually payable on home purchases over £125,000. Stamp duty mitigation scheme is not recommended. These schemes are expensive and HMRC may challenge a scheme up to six years later imposing fines and reviewing all your revenue matters. There have been a range of official schemes, however, such as higher thresholds for first-time buyers. Your solicitor will advise as to your eligibility.


We are looking to be moving out of our detached property just outside Clayton to a larger abode in Birkenshaw , what is the right point to select a removals firm?


The ideal point is for home movers to avoid instructing a removal firm until after you and the other side has contractually agreed a formal moving date that as a rule takes place after contracts are signed. Often house removals firms add a late cancellation fine . For a local company Removals 4 U, 17 Thorn Lane, Bradford, BD9 6LU on 07961 229574 or On Time, 27 Sherwell Rise, Allerton, Bradford, BD15 7AP Phone: 07883 638522.