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Conveyancing in Alnwick Q & A's

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Ask Lorraine a question lorraine@homewardlegal.co.uk

Updated: 14/01/17

Are you intending to moving to Alnwick? Helpful regional services details:

Alnwick's closest train station is Alnmouth at 3 miles. Alnwick's nearest airport is Newcastle Airport.

Alnwick Infirmary is the nearest hospital to Alnwick.

Q.

Do all cheap conveyancing quotes have extra fees? We are trying to find discount conveyancing in Alnwick.

A.

Both high-street and online property lawyers advertise theoretically cheap conveyancing quotes. However extra costs may pad the final bill. Applicable disbursements should be included on a quote. We provide quotes, not estimates, and clearly state the fees for a standard conveyancing.

Q.

Where can I go about check out whether the designated conservation area is neglected?

A.

Local Alnwick conservation areas are nominated by Northumberland who manage everything from including things like ugly shop fronts, rear extensions and trees. Following a campaign, English Heritage have created records of the condition of conservation areas in England.

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What will the council tax cost me on a Thirties Band E maisonette in Alnwick?

A.

The property's respective band should commonly be detailed within the conveyancing report on title, and by the governing local authority Correct charges for residents of Alnwick are detailed on the Northumberland council website. Currently (19 November 2012) rates are:

  • Band A - £1,003.00
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  • Band B - £1,170.00
  • Band C - £1,337.00
  • Band D - £1,504.00
  • Band E - £1,839.00
  • Band F - £2,173.00
  • Band G - £2,507.00
  • Band H - £3,009.00

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As a consequence of the major flooding in Sept 2012 in North East England I am wondering if flood risk searches won't be thorough enough?

A.

A diligent Alnwick conveyancer will advise you to also get property conveyancing searches if the standard search spots a any kind of Alnwick flooding risk.

You can also converse with a local resident for additional more peace of mind.

Q.

Should we get a chancel search if I am intending to purchase in the parish of Chatton?

A.

Your Alnwick conveyancing solicitor should confirm that a chancel search be taken out. In Alnwick's much older areas, chancel repair may be imposed on new owners of a residence where Parochial Church Councils (PCCs) may have not done so in the past, so the solicitor will be unable to make any guarantees, and will recommend insurance.

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Which local authority is responsible for Alnwick?

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Alnwick is located in Northumberland County Council, County Hall, Morpeth, NE61 2EF, Tel: 0845 600 6400

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How is Alnwick contaminated land identified?

A.

Land may be contaminated by a wide range of environmental factors, and an environmental search should reveal whether a property can be impacted by local contaminants like hazardous substances in the ground or nearby waste management facilities. Contamination in Alnwick can be caused by local waste sites, such as Denwick Quarry, Northumberland, NE66 3.

Q.

Do we need to be worried about 'fixtures and fittings'?

A.

House purchasers in Alnwick are frequently confused by the lack of detail regarding fixtures and fittings. The fixtures and fittings form is intended to avoid confusion and will confirm which items are included in the sale.

 
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