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Updated: 03/12/16

Are you moving into a property in the area? Helpful regional public transport and services facts and figures ;

The closest airport to Borrowash is East Midlands Airport (6 miles). Tollerton Airport is 13 miles away. The nearest station to Borrowash is Spondon, approximately a mile away.

Grove Shardlow is the closest hospital to Borrowash.


How do we get the best rates for conveyancing for a £83,000 home?


The lack of clarity surrounding this matter catches out many buyers, and can leave them paying far more in fees than they budgeted. Many firms promote cheap conveyancing quotes. However extra charges are frequently hidden in the small print, left unread by preoccupied buyers Any charges which are listed in the solicitor's terms ought to be reasonable and clear. Our quotes are not estimates, stating all the solicitors fees you will pay for a standard sale or purchase.


How much does the conveyancing searches on average cost?


The cost of conveyancing searches will vary, depending on the specific searches which have been ordered. Searches are paid to a third party, and are not included in a solicitor's fees.


Could my conveyancing costs hide any extra costs?


No. Homeward Legal do not hide any hidden extra costs. Be aware that some solicitors' firms will give a low estimate, not an accurate quote, which they will not be bound to.


How can the conveyancer in Borrowash advise us on the potential risk of flooding in the Borrowash area?


A conveyancer will carry out property environmental searches that should include Borrowash area flood risk data. A more detailed search (most likely a Landmark Database search)

might be advised by your Borrowash solicitor if the results of the initial searches highlight a potential flood risk to the property.


As a result of the widespread flooding in Sept 2012 in the East Midlands, we are concerned that conveyancing and environmental searches aren't exacting enough?


A competent Borrowash conveyancer will also get in depth property conveyancing searches (Landmark search) if the standard conveyancing searches flag up a Borrowash flood risk area

You could also try to speak to a next door neighbour to gain further insight.


Should we have a contingency plan for gazumping?


The practice of choosing to reject an accepted offer on a home after a new buyer makes a more attractive offer is called gazumping. Though gazumping is uncommon when property prices are falling, there is still a risk. Instructing a law firm as soon as you can is a key first step to reducing this risk.


What is the council tax on a residential semi-detached Band C property in Borrowash?


The pertinent band will usually be reported within the conveyancing report on title, and by the local authority. Up-to-date charges for Borrowash are tabled on the South Derbyshire local authority site. At the time of writing on 02 October 2012 the rates 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


Is it necessary that we get a chancel search if we are buying in Borrowash?


In Borrowash, where land was once owned by a lay rectors, new owners of that property may be obliged to contribute towards upkeep of local churches. Parochial Church Councils in Borrowash must register their interest over property by October 2013, simplifying the chancel search process. Your solicitor can provide more details. Borrowash church properties where a chancel search may be necessary include St Stephen's.