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Conveyancing in Altrincham Q & A's

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Ask Lorraine a question lorraine@homewardlegal.co.uk

Updated: 23/04/17

Intending to relocate to the Altrincham area? Pertinent nearby transport and public service facts -

The nearest train station to Altrincham is Altrincham and the closest airport to Altrincham is Manchester Terminal 2 Airport (4 miles). Liverpool John Lennon Airport is 22 miles, Manchester Terminals 1 & 3 Airport is 4 miles, and Eccles Airport is 6 miles away.

Commuters are well served with Altrincham situated with very good motorway access nearby at roughly 3m of Junction 7 Eastbound of the M56.

The closest hospital for Altrincham is Altrincham General.


I am looking for affordable conveyancing in Altrincham , we are on a tight budget.


Many property buyers and sellers seeking discount conveyancing are caught out by the lure of very low conveyancing rates, and many law firms advertise so-called cheap conveyancing. Unfortunately additional fees may be added into the small print. This small print is often not read by property buyers and sellers in a hurry. Third party costs, termed disbursements, to be paid must also be stated on your quote Any additional charges found in your solicitor's terms needs to be clearly defined. We offer quotes, not estimates, and clearly state all legal fees you pay for a standard conveyancing transaction.


The current owner appears to have installed windows on the home in Altrincham which I think may exclude local conservation area guidelines


Your instructed property lawyer is required to ascertain if the property is inside a conservation area and whether any modifications have the requisite permissions from the Trafford council.


What length of time should I expect it to take my designated conveyancing solicitor to conclude the legal process on a terraced Regency house?


The process can take anywhere from 3 weeks and twelve weeks contingent on any number of factors such as the speed of the seller's property lawyer, or whether the property is leasehold, Freehold or share of freehold.

Our solicitors are notably results driven and endeavour towards exchanging as quickly as realistically possible.


As a result of the extensive flooding in Sept 2012 in North West England I am worried that flood searches won't be detailed enough?


Environmental searches conducted by a Altrincham conveyancing solicitor will also include the far more detailed Landmark flood search if the risk is deemed significant.

If you are still worried it may be worth trying to approach a local resident or regional Greater Manchester flood repair expert, try: Paul Kaye Builders, 5 South Meade, Timperley, Altrincham, WA15 6QL Tel: 0161-973 9680.


What causes sale conveyancing legal work to take weeks to complete? The last solicitor we used felt very slow.


Conveyancing may be held up even in ideal circumstances. In some cases, the causes are out of the solicitors' hands. Homeward Legal strive to curtail the burden of these delays where feasible to do so by driving the transaction forward.


We have to exchange on the legal process our auctioned maisonette very quickly, are you really fast solicitors in Altrincham ?


Homeward Legal takes an extremely active plan of attack to carrying out legal process for home sellers to meet the sellers requirements.

We have implemented the latest HMRC and Land Registry integrated systems .

We always also give clients a SRA solicitor who will communicate with everyone in the chain like agents, to reach a fast move.


In about five weeks we are shortly going to be finally moving out of our terraced building in Altrincham to our next abode in Ashton Under Lyne . At what stage to instruct a removals firm?


Homeward Legal tend to suggest that home movers delay organising removals until the point where exchange of contracts as typically an actual date wont have been fixed. Frequently home removals firms add an additional a cancellation penalty . Local firms include House Removals, 112 George St, Altrincham, WA14 1RN Telephone: 07702 258669 or Removalsmanchester.Com, The Coach House/Racehill/Dunham Rd, Altrincham, WA14 4AR on 0800 028 8135.


Should we use the firm of solicitors referred by the estate agent?


It is common for estate agents to recommend a conveyancing solicitor. If the agent is paid a referral fee, however, some agents choose the conveyancer who pays out the highest referral fee, not a firm with local expertise and a solid reputation.