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Updated: 05/12/16

Are you thinking of moving to the area? Helpful regional travel and services facts and figures -

East Midlands Airport is 19 miles from Alrewas. Birmingham Airport is 20 miles and away and Alrewas's nearest train station is Lichfield Trent Valley at 4 miles.

Dr Samuel Johnson is a nearby hospital for Alrewas.


We are looking for a law firm that offers cheap conveyancing in Alrewas. because we are on a limited budget.


This topic catches out many buyers and sellers, and can leave them paying far more in fees than they budgeted. Many property lawyers claim to offer theoretically 'the cheapest conveyancing quotes'. Often extra charges are often hiding in small print. Busy, stressed buyers and sellers ignore these terms at their peril. Any disbursements should also be clearly stated on your quote. Our quotes clearly state all legal fees for a standard conveyancing transaction.


In the next few we are shortly going to move from our detached home just outside Alrewas to a dwelling in Yoxall what is the best point to instruct a home removal company?


Most lawyers tend to recommend that buyers wait until the point where contracts have exchanged because it is likely that an actual date wont have been fixed. As a rule house removals companies will levy a late cancellation penalty . Why not try Franklins Removals Ltd, Pyford Brook Cottage Kings Bromley Rd, Alrewas, Burton On Trent, DE13 7DD Phone: 0121 353 7263 or Franklins Removals Ltd, Pyford Brook Cottage/Kings Bromley Rd, Alrewas, Burton On Trent, DE13 7DD Tel: 0121 353 7263.


We have a £101,000 house to purchase. How do we aim for fast legal work?


Experienced buyers will tell you that finding a proactive, diligent conveyancer is essential to faster conveyancing. There are numerous tasks you as the purchaser can do. These include:

  • arranging your mortgage offer
  • pushing the conveyancer to begin enquiries as soon as possible
  • completing all forms as soon as possible


The local agent has put forward the lawyer who they generally use. Will it be cheaper to use this firm?


If you choose a law firm this way, you your agent may be able to use their influence to pressure a solicitor to wrap up the process as soon as possible, however, these referrals must be carefully considered, as an agent may decide to recommend whichever firm pays the most per referral, not the most suitable for you.


How much is the council tax on a Forties converted Band B house in Alrewas?


Your band will, more often than not, be identified within the conveyancer's title report, as well as by the governing local authority. The latest tax charges for homes in Alrewas are listed on the South Derbyshire council website. On 01 December 2012 rates for all bands are:

  • Band A - £984.00
  • Band B - £1,148.00
  • Band C - £1,312.00
  • Band D - £1,476.00
  • Band E - £1,804.00
  • Band F - £2,132.00
  • Band G - £2,460.00
  • Band H - £2,952.00


What searches should my Alrewas conveyancer do for a Alrewas house?


The regular legal protocol is to get the following Local Authority (personal or official), Drainage and Water Search (CON29DW), Environment Search and Lead Mining Search as well as any specific local searches e.g. a Official Search of Whole or Part without Priority (OS3).


How long does it take my designated conveyancer to get through all of the conveyancing work for the lower floor of forties property?


The process can take anywhere from 1 month to 12 weeks dependent on a number of things e.g. the speed of the vendor's property solicitor, or the time taken getting replies to enquiries. Our chosen property solicitors are extremely focused on speed and communication completing the process as speedily as we possibly can.


Regarding the serious flooding in 2012 in the Midlands I am asking whether conveyancing searches won't be sufficient?


Your Alrewas solicitor will advise you to also get in depth flood searches (Landmark database search) if the standard search spots a any kind of Alrewas area flood risk

You could also try to also converse with a future neighbour to gain additional local information.