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Updated: 16/10/16

Local travel information:

Trehelig, Welshpool Airport is 16 miles from Oswestry. Trehelig Airport is 16 miles and Howarden Airport is 22 miles away. The nearest station to Oswestry is Gobowen.

Robert Jones & Agnes Hunt Orthopaedic Oswestry is a relatively close hospital to Oswestry.


I am trying to find the cheapest conveyancing quote. Will I get a quote or and estimate?


Many online and high street conveyancers offer 'the cheapest conveyancing', but extra charges are frequently hidden in the solicitor's terms. Third party costs, termed disbursements, to be paid ought to be defined on the quote Fees listed in terms of engagement should be fair and only apply in cases where the conveyancer is required to perform tasks outside a normal transaction , which could not be anticipated at the start of the process.


The house being bought is on a former industrial site. Can the soil still be contaminated?


Measures are taken on a local and national level to rectify soil contamination. Data on many contaminants, such as industrial storage, will be included in an environmental search.


What type of local searches concerning the risk and history of flooding at Shropshire will my Oswestry property lawyer actually carry out?


A conveyancer applies for formal environmental searches that incorporate Oswestry historical flood risk information. Depending on the results, the Oswestry property lawyer might possibly advise a substantially more specialist flood search.


As a result of the major flooding in 2012 in the Midlands we are apprehensive that property conveyancing searches aren't sufficient?


Food risk searches conducted by a solicitor in Oswestry will include a more informative Landmark flood search if the risk warrants it.

You can also contact a neighbour for further local information or nearby Shropshire flood repair builder - for example: Cristal Clear Ltd, Long Oak, West Felton, Oswestry, SY11 4ET Tel: 01691 610882.


What does a Oswestry conveyancing solicitor do if the flat we are planning to buy is in a conservation area and has unsightly PVC windows installed?


Your instructed lawyer will carry out searches determine if the property is within a conservation area, and if so whether any alterations have the required permission from the Shropshire council.


Do I need a chancel search? I am buying on the same road as a 1400s priory in Oswestry.


In Oswestry, some owners can be required to contribute towards the cost of repairs to churches. A chancel search will confirm whether liability for Oswestry properties is likely to exist. Your solicitor can provide more details. Ecclesiastical properties in the local area include Holy Trinity and S.Oswald, King and Martyr.


Property lawyers in Oswestry conduct formal conveyancing searches if instructed by a home purchase client but what actual searches?


When you are getting a mortgage a mortgage lender expects these searches - Local Authority, Drainage Search (Con29DW or personal) and Environmental and, depending on certain criteria, less common searches e.g. a Official Search of whole with priority.


We plan to complete on around 20th September. How is stamp duty tax calculated?


Stamp Duty Land Tax in Oswestry depends on several factors, primarily the value of the home. For a property valued at £804000, SDLT will be £32160.