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Conveyancing in Ardwick Q & A's

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Ask Lorraine a question lorraine@homewardlegal.co.uk

Updated: 23/07/17

Ardwick attractions and landmarks

Museum of Science & Industry in Manchester Aviation Museum and Manchester Ordsall Hall English Heritage are situated in Ardwick.

The closest airport to Ardwick is Eccles, Barton Aerodrome Airport (7 miles). Manchester Terminals 1 & 3 Airport is 8 miles, Manchester Terminal 2 Airport is 8 miles and Eccles Airport is 8 miles away. Ardwick's closest train station is Ardwick.

Ardwick is about three miles off the M602 Junction 3 Westbound.

The nearest hospital is Manchester Royal Infirmary.


I am looking for discount conveyancing in Ardwick. and what is included?


Numerous property lawyers offer 'the cheapest conveyancing quotes', however additional fees are often hiding in the solicitor's terms. Our online calculator will create an accurate quote for your buy.


How long should I expect it to take the conveyancing solicitor to conclude all of the conveyancing work for a flat in a home?


The process can take anywhere from 3 weeks and 12 weeks, based on a number of things, like the efficiency of the vendor's conveyancing solicitor, or the speed of the lender. Our highly conveyancers are highly results driven you moving home in as little time as realistically possible.


What will contaminate land in Ardwick, and are they checked for comprehensively?


Residential property would be contaminated by a wide range of environmental concerns. Contaminants such as waste treatment sites in the area and hazardous and regulated installations will be considered as part of the environmental searches.


How do we defer paying stamp duty?


Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) usually must be paid for purchases sold for over one hundred and twenty-five thousand pounds. Stamp duty mitigation should not be considered when purchasing in Ardwick, as such schemes are highly expensive

and often likely to fail. There have been several legitimate initiatives, however, such as disadvantaged area relief. A conveyancing solicitor should confirm whether you are eligible.


Doing ones own conveyancing without the aid of a Ardwick conveyancing solicitor looks to be possible when buying a maisonette. Would it actually be sensible ?


Technically there are no reasons at all why a seller cant carry out the legal work without assistance. However, a property solicitor in Ardwick juggles a long list of roles from e.g. interpreting replies to enquiries or the Land Registry formalities most of which need experience.


In 3 months we are looking to be finally moving from our period property just outside Ardwick to a abode in Worsley . What is the right point to book a removals firm?


The best advice is for buyers to avoid instructing a removal van until such time as you and the other side has firmed up your moving date which occurs once signing of contracts.

Usually removals companies will impose a cancellation fee . Try Pay As You Go Removals, 12 Albert Pl, Manchester, M13 0SQ Telephone: 07775 841811 or MovingEverywhere, Clayton House/59 Piccadilly, Manchester, M1 2AQ on 0161 408 4887.


What is the council tax on a Forties terraced house in Ardwick?


As a rule the conveyancer's title report should contain the Manchester council tax band. The latest tax charges for residents of Ardwick are detailed at the Manchester local authority website. As at, 26/11/2012, rates for all bands are:

  • Band A - £885.00
  • Band B - £1,032.00
  • Band C - £1,180.00
  • Band D - £1,327.00
  • Band E - £1,622.00
  • Band F - £1,917.00
  • Band G - £2,212.00
  • Band H - £2,654.00


Should I get a property surveyor to check for defects affecting our property purchase?


Homeward Legal heavily advise that home buyers in Ardwick arrange a house survey. It is a fact that there are many defects that will impact a property, which include ground movement, and these will not be addressed by your conveyancing solicitor.