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Conveyancing in Burton upon Trent Q & A's

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Ask Lorraine a question lorraine@homewardlegal.co.uk

Updated: 22/04/17

Handy nearby transport and services information

Burton upon Trent's closest airport is East Midlands Airport (13 miles). Tollerton Airport is 25 miles away and Burton-on-Trent train station is almost 1 mile from Burton upon Trent.

Queens, Burton Upon Trent is a relatively close hospital to Burton upon Trent.

Q.

What do you charge for the legal fees on a £541,000 house? I am looking for fixed rate Burton upon Trent conveyancing.

A.

Confusion over this issue catches out many buyers, and can leave them paying far more in fees than they budgeted. Many conveyancers claim to offer 'the cheapest conveyancing quotes'. However additional costs are often hiding in small print. This small print is often not read by buyers in a hurry.

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Which local authority is responsible for Burton upon Trent?

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Burton upon Trent is located in East Staffordshire Borough Council, Town Hall, King Edward Place, Burton upon Trent, Staffordshire, DE14 2EB, Tel: 01283 508 000

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Are you experienced enough to move quickly on the conveyancing of property auction properties in Burton upon Trent?

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The legal team are auction specialists and regularly take instructions from buyers at auction. It SI highly advisable bidders to formally appoint a suitable lawyer as soon as possible for a full review of the legal papers for the lot before the day of bidding. Immediately following the property auction date your instructed conveyancing lawyer is fully prepared for concluding the transaction in the reduced time frame as required by the auction conditions.

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How do we work out stamp duty?

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Stamp Duty in Burton upon Trent is based on the house or flat's price. On a £1062000 house or flat, stamp duty will be £53100.

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Is it advisable that we get searches for chancel liability? I am purchasing in Burton upon Trent.

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The judgement in Aston Cantlow (PCC) v Wallbank reaffirmed that 'lay rectors' of property must pay for church repairs. Terms used in a property's name, like 'abbey', may indicate chancel liability. A conveyancing lawyer will be able to advise further.

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How much will our searches be?

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Burton upon Trent conveyancing searches ranges in cost, depending on the particular searches ordered. These searches are will be charged at cost.

Q.

Is contaminated land an issue in Burton upon Trent?

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A broad range of contaminants caused by environmental concerns can quickly spoil residential property in Burton upon Trent, and factors including proximity to waste sites or nearby electrical substations will be considered as part of the environmental searches. Alrewas Quarry, Croxall Road, Staffordshire, DE13 7LR may be one source of local contamination.

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Unexpected financial circumstances dictate that we want to get cracking and complete on the conveyancing process on a share of freehold flat inside a month, do Homeward Legal have any particularly especially fast Burton upon Trent solicitors ?

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Homeward Legal has a speed focused plan of attack to concluding the legal process for clients to meet the clients needs.

We always allocate you to conveyancers who are selected because they try to communicate through all parts of the buyer and seller chain .

In addition , our solicitors are specifically chosen as they implement state of the art conveyancing management technology to complete on the sale to your time frame.

 
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