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Updated: 16/01/17

Some helpful regional public service facts and figures -

The closest train station to Caistor is Barnetby. The nearest airport to Caistor is Kirmington, Humberside International Airport (6 miles).

Grimsby, Diana, Princess of Wales is the neighbouring hospital to Caistor.


How do I get fixed rate conveyancing in Caistor?


This affects many home owners who opted for a very cheap quote, only to be stung later in the conveyancing process. Many solicitors purport to offer so-called 'the cheapest conveyancing'. Unfortunately extra charges will be included in small print. Busy, stressed home owners ignore these terms at their peril. A quote for conveyancing in Caistor should also clearly state costs to be paid to third parties, e.g. the Land Registry, (disbursements). Chargeswhich are listed in your solicitor's terms ought to be clearly defined.


As a result of the extensive flooding in Sept 2012 in the East Midlands I am concerned that flood searches may not be detailed enough?


Your Caistor property lawyer should get additional thorough conveyancing searches (environmental) if the standard search establishes a significant risk Caistor flood risk area data

Sometimes property buyers to converse with a neighbour or local resident for additional confidence.


What does the cost of our searches total?


The cost of searches significantly varies. Commonly ordered searches include a drainage search and a local authority search.


I am purchasing a £85000, how is stamp duty rates calculated?


Stamp Duty will depend on the property's value. On a £85000 residential property, stamp duty will be £0.


Does the Caistor conveyancing solicitor apply for any searches on the Lincolnshire Victorian semi-detached bungalow we are buying?


When getting a mortgage lender requires you to particular searches, including these searches - Local Authority, Drainage Search (Con29DW) and Environmental, as well as any less common searches e.g. a Commons Search.


We are buying in Caistor on a newly development ex-industrial site. What should we do regarding zinc soil contamination?


The risks posed by soil contamination to Caistor inhabitants are usually low. Land may also be contaminated by other sources, including water contaminants such as petrol and fertilisers.


How common is gazumping?


Gazumping describes when a house seller approves an offer and then refuses it, selecting instead a higher offer. The risk of gazumping is present in any transaction. To reduce the likelihood of being gazumped, consider instructing a property solicitor as soon as you can.


What will the council tax cost me for a residential Band E maisonette in Caistor?


The respective band should typically be highlighted as part of the report on title, and by the local council

The latest tax rates for residents of Caistor are set out in detail at the West Lindsey local authority website. At the time of writing (24 February 2013) rates are as follows:

  • Band A - £994.00
  • Band B - £1,160.00
  • Band C - £1,325.00
  • Band D - £1,491.00
  • Band E - £1,822.00
  • Band F - £2,154.00
  • Band G - £2,485.00
  • Band H - £2,982.00