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Conveyancing in Wallasey Q & A's

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Updated: 16/10/16

Wallasey Village station is almost 1 mile from Wallasey. Liverpool John Lennon Airport is 11 miles from Wallasey. Blackpool International Airport is 25 miles and Howarden Airport is 18 miles away.

Wallasey is about 1m of Junction 1 of the M53.

Victoria Central Wallasey is the neighbouring hospital to Wallasey.


How do I get a cheap solicitor quote to sell property?


The confusion over this issue catches out many property buyers and sellers, and can leave them paying far more in fees than they budgeted. Many firms offer so-called cheap conveyancing quotes. Often additional charges will be included in small print. Fees needs to be fair. Any disbursements should also be included on the quote


Do I need to get a survey for our Wallasey property purchase?


Homeward Legal heavily advise that you order a property survey when buying in Wallasey. Many defects will impact a property, for example failed double glazing. Such issues will not be considered during the conveyancing work itself.


Apparently, cobalt (Co) soil contamination may be an issue in Wallasey. Can you advise?


Wallasey agriculture or industry can cause soil contamination. Data on many contaminants, such as asbestos and groundwater contamination, will be included in an environmental search.


What does our searches cost?


The cost of conveyancing searches for a Wallasey purchase can vary appreciably. Searches are paid out to a 3rd party, and will be charged at cost.


Do we need to get a chancel search? We are buying in Wallasey.


Property owners in a neighbourhood near specific local church buildings may be required to pay for repairs. This is referred to as chancel repair liability. Terms used in a property's name, like 'abbey', may indicate chancel liability. A conveyancing lawyer will be able to advise further. Churches in the local area where a chancel search may be appropriate include St Hilary, St Nicholas and St Thomas the Apostle, Liscard.


Will the solicitor in Wallasey request personal or official searches on my property purchase?


The conveyancing solicitor will advise regarding the best type of search, depending on things like building society requirements. For personal searches, the conveyancer may consider a search agent wit local experience for example Pali Wirral, Chester, Liverpool - a trading name of Pali Ltd and NLIS.LTD, 2-4 Croxteth Avenue, Wallasey, Wirral, Merseyside, CH44 5UL Tel: 0151 691 1170.


What environmental concerns will impact land in Wallasey, and are they checked for comprehensively?


Property in Wallasey can be contaminated by several natural causes and human activities, such as pollution incidents. An environmental search will reveal this in more detail.


What is the council tax on a converted Band D property in Wallasey?


You will be informed about your new property's band with the conveyancing report on title. Council tax rates for homes in Wallasey are set out in detail online at the Wirral local authority site. At the time of writing (05 July 2012) band rates are:

  • Band A - £981.00
  • Band B - £1,144.00
  • Band C - £1,308.00
  • Band D - £1,471.00
  • Band E - £1,798.00
  • Band F - £2,125.00
  • Band G - £2,452.00
  • Band H - £2,942.00