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Updated: 23/10/16

Local points of interest in Fenton

The Potteries Museum & Art Galleries Aviation Museum and Wetley Rocks Cellarhead Environmental Centre are close at hand to Fenton.

Longton train station is almost 1 mile from Fenton and the nearest airport to Fenton is Manchester Terminals 1 & 3 Airport.

The nearest hospital is University Of North Staffordshire Stoke.


How do I find the best conveyancing rates for a £324,000 property?


Numerous conveyancers promote so-called cheap conveyancing, however extra fees will be included in small print. A quote should also state the disbursements to be paid. Feeswhich are listed in terms and conditions should be reasonable and clear. They be applied only where your lawyer must perform additional tasks for you, which could not be anticipated at the start of the process. Our quotes are not estimates, stating all the solicitors fees you will pay for a standard sale or purchase.


My local agent has offered a conveyancing solicitor which they often use. Should I use them?


Your agent can influence a solicitor they refer a large volume of work to, and can therefore to reduce delays in the conveyancing process. However, if they are paid a referral fee, there is a risk that an agent may choose whichever firm pays the most per referral, not the best value for you.


The web is full of an abundance of online explanatory studies about going into great depth on DIY conveyancing. Do I actually have to use conveyancing solicitor in Fenton for my move?


There are no arguments why a seller cannot decide to conceivably do the majority of the legal work without a proficient conveyancing solicitor in Fenton.

However, a lawyer handles a huge array of jobs e.g. chasing notices/share certificates and checking for any restrictive covenants many of which really need a skilled professional. Above all else DIY conveyancers will be working without the applicable indemnity insurance which all lawyers are bound to carry.


What type of flood plain searches as respects the risk of local flooding in the Staffordshire region will the Fenton conveyancing solicitor conduct?


A solicitor conducts standard formal environmental searches, which include Fenton flood risk data.


What do property searches mean?


Searches are enquiries ordered by the purchaser's conveyancing solicitor. They are unable to address physical defects.


If I am buying a flat on the same road as a 1500s church in Fenton, will we need a search for chancel liability?


Where land in Fenton was once owned by a lay-rector, new owners of that property may be obliged to fund repairs to an old church building. Liability has the potential to impact the value of a Fenton property, but an indemnity policy may be available to protect the new owners. Fenton Church of England properties where chancel liability may apply include All Saints and Christ Church.


How can we stop gazumping?


Gazumping occurs when one buyer's offer is rejected, following initial acceptance, by the property owner and then selecting a higher offer. There is almost always a risk of being gazumped. Instructing your property solicitor as early as possible to handle your transaction should help to reduce the likelihood of gazumping.


Is your solicitor team experienced enough to move fast on property auction conveyancing in Fenton?


Our recommended conveyancing solicitors commonly do the legal work for bidders at auction. Conveyancers strongly advise buyers at auction to decide on a good conveyancing solicitor well in advance of the auction day to allow adequate time for a review of the property's legal title.

After the auction day your now prepared lawyer will be ready for concluding the legal work within 4 weeks as typically required .