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Updated: 25/10/16

Some helpful local transport and public service facts ;

The nearest train station to Clitheroe is Clitheroe, about a mile away and the closest airport to Clitheroe is Blackpool International Airport.

Clitheroe is the closest hospital to Clitheroe.


How do we find a cheap solicitor quote for purchasing a house?


This matter catches out many home owners, and can leave them paying far more in fees than they budgeted, and many property lawyers advertise so-called cheap conveyancing, but extra costs are frequently hidden in the terms which unwary home owners fail to check. Your Clitheroe conveyancing quote should also state third party costs, termed disbursements, to be paid. Charges found in the small print ought to be reasonable. They only apply in cases where your lawyer must complete unanticipated additional work , which could not be anticipated at the start of the process.


We are buying a unique investment property in a conservation area. How do I uncover more information on the current standard of repair of the Clitheroe conservation area?


English Heritage now maintain records of the condition of conservation areas. Conservation areas are designated by Ribble Valley who administer everything from what can be demolished to the policing of vacant buildings.


How do I avoid being gazumped?


The practice of deciding to reject a previously accepted offer after a second buyer has made a better offer is called gazumping. The risk of gazumping is present in any transaction. The first step in reducing the chance that gazumping will effect you is to instruct an efficient solicitor early.


What is the council tax on a Fifties terraced Band C building in Clitheroe?


The band should in most cases be set out in the conveyancer's title report, as well as by the local council. The latest tax rates for Clitheroe are published at the Ribble Valley council website. On (12 October 2012) rates for all bands are:

  • Band A - £986.00
  • Band B - £1,150.00
  • Band C - £1,315.00
  • Band D - £1,479.00
  • Band E - £1,808.00
  • Band F - £2,137.00
  • Band G - £2,465.00
  • Band H - £2,958.00


How many weeks does it take my assigned conveyancer to finish all of the conveyancing work for an apartment in a Thirties home we hope to buy?


It can take anywhere from 3 weeks and 12 weeks, based on various factors e.g. the speed of the seller's property solicitor, or the speed of the lender. Our chosen conveyancing solicitors are very focused on communication exchanging in as short a time as we possibly can.


Does Clitheroe include many areas of conservation?


Buyers in Clitheroe should be aware of several local conservation areas. The council will advise further about local conservation areas, and the lawyer handling your purchase address the consequences of purchasing property in a conservation area.


Is Homeward Legal set up to handle fast completions on auction conveyancing in Clitheroe?


Yes - Indeed we deal with auctions throughout the UK and regularly handle the legal work for buyers at auction. Our solicitors and conveyancers have in the past worked for numerous vendors at local Clitheroe residential property auctions including Acuitus, Allsop (Commercial), Allsop (Residential), Auction House London, Award Property, Barnett Ross, Baxtons, Brendons Auctioneers, Countrywide Property Auctions and Drivers Norris.

Shrewd purchasers will get a qualified conveyancing solicitor as soon as possible to allow enough time for a thorough review of the auction pack prior to the auction day itself.

Subsequently, following the date of the auction your now prepared lawyer is prepared for concluding the legal side of things within the usual 28 days as usually required .


For fast conveyancing to buy a £787,000 property, what can we do to speed up the process?


As is widely reported, contacting a proactive, diligent lawyer is essential to fast conveyancing. When finding a suitable a lawyer, : Are phone, fax and email their preferred methods of contact Will they order searches immediately? Was there a delay delivering a quote?