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Updated: 19/10/16

The closest station to Stone is Stone. Stone's closest airport is Wolverhampton Business Airport Airport.

Longton Dresden is the most convenient hospital.


We are looking for a cheap Stone solicitor for selling a property. and what is included?


This topic catches out many home owners, and can leave them paying far more in fees than they budgeted. Many property lawyers promote so-called 'the cheapest conveyancing quotes', but extra charges are frequently hidden in the terms and conditions. Your conveyancing quote should state any disbursements.Our quotes offer a clear statement of your solicitors fees for a standard purchase or sale.


Which local authority is responsible for Stone?


Stone is located in Staffordshire County Council, St Chad's Place, Stafford, Staffordshire, ST16 2LR, contact: 0300 111 8000


Should we instruct a property lawyer commonly used by my estate agent in Pontyclun?


It is common practice for agents to recommend one or more conveyancing firms. However, if they are paid a referral fee, the agent may prefer to suggest the firm which pays to the largest referral fee, not the most suitable for you.


How long may conveyancing often require? We are buying in Stone.


Generally speaking, the length of time required to sell or purchase a house may vary, according to a broad set of legal considerations. Our lawyers ensure your sale or purchase is undertaken with the utmost care and speed.


What is the council tax on a residential detached Band B house in Stone?


You should be supply the property's band within the report on title. The latest tax charges for properties in Stone are detailed on the Stafford council website. Currently (06 November 2012) the rates are:

  • Band A - £960.00
  • Band B - £1,120.00
  • Band C - £1,280.00
  • Band D - £1,440.00
  • Band E - £1,760.00
  • Band F - £2,080.00
  • Band G - £2,400.00
  • Band H - £2,880.00


What should we do regarding tungsten soil contamination in Stone?


Stone industry and natural causes can cause soil contamination. Metal contamination of soil in Stone is more likely to occur near ex-industrial sites or ex-landfills. Data on other contaminants, like perchlorate, will also be included in an environmental search.


We are buying a church rectory in the parish of Standon. Will we need a chancel search?


Your solicitor could recommend a chancel search, regardless of the parish where the building being bought is found. Through some Parochial Church Councils have taken the decision to impose chancel repairs on new owners of land subject to chancel liability, there is no guarantee that a parish where repair costs have not been paid before, that this will not be so in future. In the event that chancel liability may apply, your solicitor might recommend insurance rather than pulling out of the purchase.


How do we work out stamp duty tax, and what should we pay on a £868000 residence?


The Stamp Duty payable will rely on the valuation. It is £34720 on a £868000 Stone home.*

*Correct February 2013