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Updated: 15/10/16

Helpful nearby public service details -

Crosby's nearest train station is Blundellsands and Crosby at 1 mile and the nearest airport to Crosby is Liverpool John Lennon Airport. Blackpool International Airport is 20 miles and Howarden Airport is 23 miles away.

Abbey Sefton Liverpool is a relatively close hospital.


How do we get low cost conveyancing in Crosby?


Many homeowners seeking discount conveyancing are caught out by the lure of very low conveyancing rates, and many solicitors promote so-called cheap conveyancing quotes, but extra charges may be added into the small print. Extra fees listed in terms of engagement should be fair.


Should I be worried about gazumping?


Gazumping takes place when an offer is, following agreement, later rejected by the property owner, in favour of another purchaser's offer. Though being gazumped is uncommon when property prices are falling, there is still a danger. Consider instructing a fast, efficient solicitor early to reduce the chance of your offer being gazumped.


How much can conveyancing searches cost?


Conveyancing searches in Crosby ranges in cost, depending on the searches chosen. Searches are disbursements paid to a third party, and are not included in your solicitor's fees.


We are looking to move from our semi detached house near Crosby into our next home in Childwall , at what stage to choose a home removal firm?


Most solicitors will suggest that house movers put off arranging removals until such time as contracts have exchanged as generally a date wont have been accepted by both parties.

As a rule removals companies might charge a rearrangement premium . Local home mover companies include Liverpool Man & Van, 53 Coronation Dr, Crosby, Liverpool, L23 3BW

Tel: 0151 286 2970 or Dolphin Removals & Storage Ltd, 25 Alexandra Rd, Crosby, Liverpool, L23 7TA Call: 0151 931 4441.


Doing your own conveyancing without a solicitor in Crosby appears to be becoming possible as a buyer and seller of a flat but would it be wise ?


Theoretically there is no argument at all why a buyer cant conduct conveyancing unaided.

However, a conveyancing solicitor is familiar with a significant number of actions such as drafting contracts and notifying all parties of exchange many of which need a skilled professional.


What type of local authority searches about the risk and history of a flood in Merseyside will the Crosby lawyer be able to do?


A necessary step in the legal procedure of buying a property involves your lawyer making an application for conveyancing searches that provide you with specific information with regard to Crosby flood risk area data.


For a fast completion on the purchase of a £909,000 property, what can we do to speed up the process?


Instructing a proactive and experienced conveyancing solicitor is crucial to a fast conveyancing transaction. There are numerous tasks you, as the buyer, can do to speed up the process, such as, answering any queries raised by the conveyancing solicitor as soon as possible, encouraging your conveyancing solicitor to carry out searches promptly and getting your mortgage offer in place.


What will the council tax cost me on a Fifties Band H maisonette in Crosby?


Your pertinent council tax band will conventionally be identified within the conveyancing report on title along with the governing local authority Council tax rates for residents of Crosby are set out at the Sefton local authority website. Currently (24 June 2012) rates for all bands are:

  • Band A - £997.00
  • Band B - £1,163.00
  • Band C - £1,329.00
  • Band D - £1,495.00
  • Band E - £1,827.00
  • Band F - £2,159.00
  • Band G - £2,491.00
  • Band H - £2,990.00