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Conveyancing in Castle Donington Q & A's

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Ask Lorraine a question lorraine@homewardlegal.co.uk

Updated: 26/04/17

Some relevant regional transport and services information

Castle Donington is under 2 miles of junction entry 24 Southbound of the M1.

The nearest airport to Castle Donington is East Midlands Airport. Tollerton Airport is 12 miles away and Castle Donington's closest train station is Long Eaton.

Aston Hall Aston on Trent is the closest hospital to Castle Donington.

Q.

There are lots of 'cheap' offers, but how do we find a good one? I need to find a low cost conveyancing quote.

A.

Many online and high street solicitors offer so-called cheap conveyancing quotes. Unfortunately extra fees may be added into small print. We provide quotes, not estimates, and clearly state the fees for a standard conveyancing.

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What kind of enquiries into the risk and history of flooding in the Leicestershire area will the Castle Donington property solicitor advise us on?

A.

A qualified residential property conveyancing lawyer makes an application for property environmental searches that will include Castle Donington flood risk information.

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Which local authority is responsible for Castle Donington?

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Castle Donington is located in North West Leicestershire District Council, Council Offices, Coalville, Leicestershire, LE67 3FJ, contact: 01530 454 545

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Myself and my partner are intending to buy in Castle Donington. How can we check if the building is in a conservation area?

Conservation areas denote areas of historical or architectural value. The local authority will provide more details about local conservation areas, and the solicitor handling your purchase will confirm potential liability for unauthorised works.

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Is soil in Castle Donington contaminated by arsenic (As)?

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Castle Donington industry and natural causes can cause soil contamination. Environment search results will factor contaminants, including metals and others such as organohalides.

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Will my Castle Donington solicitor in form me about the amount to be paid of council tax for a Band A property before completion?

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Your homes council tax band should commonly be reported within the report on title along with the local authority. The latest tax charges for residents of Castle Donington are set out in detail online at the North West Leicestershire council website. At the time of writing on 25 September 2012 band rates are:

  • Band A - £1,007.00
  • Band B - £1,175.00
  • Band C - £1,343.00
  • Band D - £1,510.00
  • Band E - £1,846.00
  • Band F - £2,182.00
  • Band G - £2,517.00
  • Band H - £3,021.00

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What causes purchase conveyancing to take weeks to complete?

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The Castle Donington conveyancing process will occasionally take more time even where there is no chain. The causes can regrettably be out of the solicitor's hands. Homeward Legal seek to reduce the burden of these delays whenever it is feasible by using fast search providers. Common delays may include problems with arranging a mortgage.

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Which individual property will a Castle Donington solicitor do on a Castle Donington home?

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The regular legal procedure is to get these searches - Local Authority, Drainage and Water Search, Environmental and Gypsum and perhaps less common searches, which might include Utilities report.

 
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