Conveyancing in Bradford Q & A

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Conveyancing in Bradford Q & A

When selling or buying a home in Bradford, you will need a lawyer to complete the legal work.

Our panel of solicitors at Homeward Legal has many years’ experience of conveyancing in Bradford and West Yorkshire. Our proactive approach means we often complete the process in the shortest possible time

Transport and public service information if buying or selling residential property in Bradford

  • By road: Excellent major road access via the M606, approximately 2 miles from the city centre.
  • By rail: The nearest train station is Bradford Forster Square.
  • By air: Leeds Bradford Airport is approximately 7 miles from Bradford.
  • Hospital: St. Luke’s, Little Horton Lane, Bradford, BD5 0NA.
  • Council: City of Bradford MDC.

How can we ensure our cheap conveyance quote is fixed?

Several law firms claim to offer ‘the cheapest conveyancing quotes’. Unfortunately, extra costs may be included in the solicitor’s terms of engagement, which may be unclear. A quote for conveyancing in Bradford should state all applicable disbursements, and any such additional costs should be transparent. Homeward Legal’s ‘No Move, No Fee’ quotes offer a clear statement of your legal fees for standard conveyancing.

How does the lawyer report on the potential risk of local flooding in Bradford?

A critical part of conveyancing for buying a property includes your lawyer carrying out searches that go into specific information regarding the risk of local flooding in Bradford.

How much will my searches cost?

With Homeward Legal, a Bradford home-buyer will be charged no more than £249 for the standard search bundle. Searches are disbursements, and will not be included in the solicitor’s fees, but will be stated as an additional cost.

Is a house in Great Horton, Bradford suitable for stamp duty relief?

Stamp duty relief for disadvantaged areas in Bradford is no longer available. For advice, talk to your conveyancing lawyer or contact Homeward Legal to discuss with our property experts.

The lender will be UCB Home Loans. What do I need to check?

Some lenders are now reducing the size of their solicitor panel, which may result in greater conveyancing costs for property purchasers in Bradford. Homeward Legal are able to act for most UK lenders to ensure that you need not pay their costs.

What local factors can impact land in Bradford? And are they an issue?

A wide range of contaminants can affect Bradford properties (for example, potentially contaminative use of nearby land). An environmental search will reveal any such issues in more detail.

Do you work with many mortgage lenders with branches in Bradford?

Most Bradford mortgage lenders are on Homeward Legal’s panels. Bradford lenders and mortgage specialists include:

  • Co-operative Bank PLC, 6 Tyrrel Street, Bradford, BD1 1RJ
  • Habib Estate & Finance Co., 822 Leeds Road, Bradford, BD3 9TY
  • Leeds Building Society, Broadway House, 40 Bank Street, Bradford, BD1 1HJ

When we are buying a property near priory land in Bradford, is it important to get a chancel search?

Buyers of any property likely to be affected by chancel liability may be obligated to pay repair costs potentially amounting to over £100,000. A chancel search will confirm whether such liability exists for Bradford properties. Your solicitor will be able to advise as to whether a chancel search is necessary, and to recommend suitable insurance if so. Church properties in the area include:

  • All Saints, Little Horton Green, Bradford, BD5 0NG
  • St. Chad’s, Toller Lane, Bradford, BD8 9DE
  • Bankfoot: St. Matthew, Carrbottom Road, Bradford, BD5 9AA