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Conveyancing in Alnmouth Q & A's

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Ask Lorraine a question lorraine@homewardlegal.co.uk

Updated: 16/10/17

Planning to moving to the area? Helpful regional services information

The nearest airport to Alnmouth is Newcastle Airport (25 miles). and the closest train station to Alnmouth is Alnmouth, around a mile away.

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Local Alnmouth attractions

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Coquet Lighthouse, Warkworth Castle and Hermitage English Heritage and Alnwick Castle Historic Houses Association are in the vicinity of Alnmouth.

The nearest hospital is Alnwick Infirmary.

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We need to find a solicitors firm that offers cheap conveyancing. What do we need to check for?

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This catches out many home owners, and can leave them paying far more in conveyancing fees than they budgeted, and many firms promote supposedly cheap conveyancing, however extra fees will be included in the terms and conditions. Busy, stressed home owners ignore these terms at their peril. Any charges ought to be fair and reasonable. They only apply to matters if the conveyancer is required to complete extra work , which could not be anticipated at the start of the process. Your quote should, in addition, define the disbursements to be paid.Get a quote using the Homeward Legal quote calculator for the property you are buying.

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Will the property report compiled by the conveyancing solicitor in Alnmouth give information the amount of council tax on a Band F flat prior to completion?

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The lawyer will consult with the governing local authority to ascertain the correct council tax band and rates, which will be added to the conveyancer's title report. Correct charges for homes in Alnmouth are detailed at the local authority site.

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Do we need to instruct the property lawyer who often works with by our local agent?

Both agents and mortgage brokers may recommend a conveyancing solicitor, however, these referrals need to be weighed up against alternatives, as an agent may select whichever firm pays the most per referral, not the law firm with the best reputation.

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Following recent news about the extensive flooding in Sept 2012 in North East England, we are wondering whether flood risk searches won't be thorough enough?

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A good Alnmouth property solicitor will recommend that you also get informative food risk searches if the initial searches determine a any kind of risk.

Sometimes property buyers to speak to a close neighbour to get extra information.

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

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Chancel liability repair costs can run into £100,000s, which owners of affected property will be compelled to pay on demand to the Alnmouth Church council. Liability has the potential to impact the value of a property, but insurance is available should an obligation to fund repairs be enforced. Alnmouth churches where chancel liability may apply include St John the Baptist.

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What does a Alnmouth conveyancing lawyer recommend if the home we am buying is inside a Alnwick conservation area and has unsanctioned artificial stone cladding fitted?

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The local authority searches carried out by your Alnmouth property lawyer should verify the existence of suitable council approval for additions to the building.

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For a property valued at £1115000, how is stamp duty calculated?

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SDLT will rely on a small number of factors, primarily the house's purchase price. It will be £55750 on a £1115000 home.*

*This information accurate as of September 2012

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What can impact land in Alnmouth, and should they be a problem?

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Residential property may have been contaminated by a broad range of natural causes and human activities, and an environmental search should reveal whether a home may be affected by contaminants like shallow mining and military land.