We are aiming to purchase in Atherstone. Do we need conveyancing searches?
Searches are a typical collection of questions carried out on behalf of the party intending to buy the property, including a chancel liability search. Buyers should be aware that, these searches will only cover the legal condition of the property's title.
Which local authority is responsible for Atherstone?
Atherstone is located in Hinckley and Bosworth Borough Council, Council Offices, Argents Mead, Hinckley, Leicestershire, LE10 1BZ, contact: 01455 238 141
Which factors can impact land in Atherstone, and are they checked for comprehensively?
A range of contaminants can damage land in Atherstone. Contaminants such as proximity to landfill sites and shallow mining will be considered as part of the environmental searches.
Flood searches may be fine but in light of current events such as the major flooding last year in the Midlands are they the best way to advise on enough about the evolving Atherstone flood risk area?
A property lawyer in Atherstone will include property conveyancing searches if the environmental searches determine a significant risk the local Atherstone flood risk
You could also converse with a next door neighbour to gain further confidence.
Our local agent has put forward a property lawyer. Is it a good idea to instruct them?
Estate agent referrals are a commonplace route for buyers to find a solicitor. Such referrals need to be weighed up against alternatives, including online or local firms, as some agents choose the solicitor willing to pay the highest referral fee, not the best solicitor for your needs.
What will the fee for my conveyancing searches total?
The cost of Atherstone conveyancing searches does vary markedly. The most frequently used searches include a drainage search and a chancel liability search.