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Conveyancing in Hebden Bridge Q & A's

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Updated: 16/10/16

Commuting from the Hebden Bridge area? ;

Leeds Bradford Airport is 17 miles from Hebden Bridge. Eccles Airport is 25 miles away. Hebden Bridge's closest station is Hebden Bridge.

Halifax, Calderdale Royal is the neighbouring hospital.


Can you confirm your cheapest fee for a £567,000 residence? I am looking for low cost conveyancing in Hebden Bridge.


Numerous solicitors advertise so-called cheap conveyancing quotes. However extra charges are often hiding in the solicitor's terms. Busy, stressed homeowners ignore these terms at their peril. The quote should also state third party costs, termed disbursements, to be paid. Any additional fees found in terms of engagement should be reasonable and only come into force where the lawyer must complete work beyond standard conveyancing on your behalf, 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.


Will I need a building survey?


The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors firmly recommend that all purchasers arrange a house survey. It is a fact that there are a wide range of concerns which can affect a property, including settlement. Such issues will not be considered during the conveyancing work itself.


Which local authority looks after Hebden Bridge?


Hebden Bridge is located in Calderdale Metropolitan Borough Council, Town Hall, Crossley Street, Halifax, Yorkshire, HX1 1UJ, Call: 0845 245 6000


What is the council tax on a Forties semi-detached Band D property in Hebden Bridge?


You will be supply your homes band as part of the conveyancing report on title.

The latest tax rates for residents of Hebden Bridge are set out at the Calderdale local authority site. Currently (17 January 2013) rates for all bands are:

  • Band A - £945.00
  • Band B - £1,102.00
  • Band C - £1,260.00
  • Band D - £1,417.00
  • Band E - £1,732.00
  • Band F - £2,047.00
  • Band G - £2,362.00
  • Band H - £2,835.00


Is tenancy agreement vetting a fee or disbursement?


Each fee and disbursement ought to be identified on a quote, without any hidden charges in the 'small print'. This charge is a fee not a disbursement, and should be included in your quote.


When in the conveyancing process is it wise to instruct a solicitor to act on our purchase?


In the majority of situations, the earlier, the better, as the legal work can start immediately. Early instruction of a firm for a purchase allows you will the details of your Hebden Bridge solicitor ready when you make an offer, or, if you are selling a property, documents can be prepared earlier, considerably accelerating the whole process.


What can a Hebden Bridge property lawyer do if the house I hope to buy is in a registered conservation area and has inappropriate window frames fitted?


Your lawyer to confirm whether the property is within a conservation area, and if so, whether any modifications have necessary permission.Should no local authority consents be available your conveyancing solicitor will advise you of the alternatives which can include obtaining an indemnity insurance or obtaining retrospective permission from the appropriate local authority.


We plan to purchase a rectory in the parish of Winksley. Is a chancel search important?


A conveyancing lawyer may suggest a chancel search, regardless of the parish where the property being bought is located. Through some Parochial Church Councils (PCCs) have determined to impose chancel repairs on the current owners of lay rectorships, there is no way to be certain that a parish which has not imposed liability will not be so in future. For property in the parish of Winksley, it is not safe to rely on the historical behaviour of the parish council alone as a guide.