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Conveyancing in Ackworth Q & A's

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Ask Lorraine a question lorraine@homewardlegal.co.uk

Updated: 20/10/17

Are you planning to moving to the area? Practical Ackworth travel and services information -

The closest station to Ackworth is Fitzwilliam, around 2 miles away and the nearest airport to Ackworth is Robin Hood Airport. Leeds Bradford Airport is 21 mile s, and Sheffield City Airport is 18 miles away.

The closest hospital to Ackworth is Pontefract General Infirmary.

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How do we get a cheap solicitor quote to purchase a house?

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Both high-street and online solicitors offer supposedly 'the cheapest conveyancing quotes', but additional costs will be included in the terms. Any extra charges needs to be reasonable. We provide quotes, not estimates, and clearly state the fees for a standard conveyancing.

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How much is the council tax on a terraced home in Ackworth?

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Commonly, the conveyancing report on title should cover the appropriate Wakefield council tax band. Correct charges for homes in Ackworth are set out on the Wakefield local authority website. At the time of authoring, 18/10/2012, rates are as follows:

  • Band A - £872.00
  • Band B - £1,017.00
  • Band C - £1,162.00
  • Band D - £1,308.00
  • Band E - £1,598.00
  • Band F - £1,889.00
  • Band G - £2,179.00
  • Band H - £2,615.00

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I am buying a restored chapel in the parish of Thornton. Should we get a chancel search?

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The solicitor may suggest a chancel search. Through some Parochial Church Councils (PCCs) have decided to impose chancel repairs on the current owners, there is no way to be certain that a parish which has not imposed liability will not be so in future.

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When I am buying in Ackworth, will we need a search for chancel liability?

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The judgement in Aston Cantlow (PCC) v Wallbank in 2003 reaffirmed that 'lay rectors' of property must cover the cost of church repairs. Following

the Land Registration Act 2002, interest over any affected land in Ackworth must be registered by October 2013. This will make it easier to identify affected property through a chancel search. Ecclesiastical properties in Ackworth include All Saints and St Cuthbert.

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Why can conveyancing for a purchase take such a long time?

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The Ackworth conveyancing process could potentially be delayed. We know how much extra stress these can cause and seek to reduce their consequences by chasing for prompt responses. Delays can include the length of time it takes for the managing agent or landlord to respond to queries.

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Is contaminated land an issue in Ackworth?

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Residential property could be contaminated by a wide range of natural and human-influenced issues, and an environmental search should clarify to what extent a specific plot of land can be impacted by contaminants including infilled land and military land. Contamination in Ackworth can be caused by local waste sites, such as Field Lane Quarry, Field Lane, West Yorkshire, WF9 2EA.

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I am expecting to move from our semi detached home in Ackworth to our next house in Horbury . When to book a removal company?

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Homeward Legal tend to advise that you put off arranging removals until the point where exchange of contracts as generally an agreed home moving date wont have been set. The greater majority of residential removals firms add a cancellation premium

For more information speak to Jade Removals, 77 Cambridge St, South Elmsall, Pontefract, WF9 2AR Phone: 01977 651947 or Shires Removal Group, The Depository/Hoyle Mill Rd, Kinsley, Pontefract, WF9 5JB Tel: 01977 611177.

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Does your solicitors company specialise the conveyancing for auction properties in Ackworth?

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Homeward Legal is very competent with property auction procedures. Very often unusually constructed auction lots like development land, are included in property auctions which tend to want greater examination. Solicitors therefore strongly advocate that purchasers select a property conveyancing lawyer before the auction so there is time for a title report.

Subsequently, immediately after the actual auction your lawyer is wholly geared up to concluding the conveyancing in a as tight time frame as required by the auction conditions.