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Updated: 19/10/16

Local travel information:

The nearest station to Poynton is Poynton, approximately a mile away. Poynton's nearest airport is Manchester Terminals 1 & 3 Airport. Manchester Terminal 2 Airport is 7 miles and Eccles Airport is 14 miles away.

The nearest hospital for Poynton is Stepping Hill, Stockport.


How do I find fixed rate conveyancing in Poynton?


Several law firms promote supposedly 'the cheapest conveyancing quotes'. Often extra charges may be added into the small print. This small print is often not read by buyers in a hurry. Your conveyancing quote must also state third party costs, termed disbursements, to be paid. Extra charges found in terms and conditions should be clearly defined. Our online quote calculator will generate an accurate quote for your transaction.


Are there any conservation areas in Poynton?


Areas considered to be of historic or architectural significance, like picturesque villages, may be recognised as conservation areas. The benefits of such restrictions include confidence that property will retain its value, but they can add to maintenance costs.


Flood searches are determined from past records and when you consider recent events for instance the flooding in Sept 2012 in North West England, are they comfort enough to find out enough about the risk of flooding in Poynton?


A diligent Poynton solicitor will suggest that you carry out in depth environmental searches if the standard search establishes a any kind of local Poynton flood risk.

Property purchasers sometimes speak to a local resident to gain extra local history.


Is mercury (Hg) often found in Poynton soil?


Though the dangers are usually minor, contaminated land areas are labelled as such if the danger to the environment is judged to be too great. Metal contamination of top-soil in Poynton is more likely to occur near ex-industrial sites or ex-landfills. Data on other contaminants, like groundwater contamination and herbicides, will also be included in an environmental search.


Might it be wise to enact the conveyancing on a DIY basis on my own.


Technically speaking there is no argument why a buyer should not conduct bulk of the legal work yourself.

That said, a conveyancing solicitor in Poynton is familiar with a long list of exercises e.g. chasing replies to enquiries or ongoing communication with the other sides solicitors which require training. However firms and their solicitors are duty bound to obtain professional indemnity insurance that protects you from any professional omissions.


Do I need a chancel search? We are buying a Poynton property close by a priory.


Chancel repair liability can require home owners to cover the cost of repairs to church property in the locality. Terms used in a property's name, like 'abbeylands', may indicate chancel liability. A conveyancing solicitor will be able to advise as to whether a chancel search is necessary, and recommend suitable insurance. Ecclesiastical properties in the local area include St George.


Please advise how to get out of paying stamp duty to HM Revenue?


Homeward Legal do not advise home buyers expose their finances to any form of stamp duty reduction scheme. These schemes are costly and HMRC may challenge a scheme up to six years later. There have been a number of official schemes, such as relief for buyers in 'disadvantaged areas'.


Why could the purchase conveyancing process have so many delays?


The conveyancing process in Poynton could be drawn out. Homeward Legal seek to diminish the consequences of these delays if it can be achieved.