0%

Your conveyancing quote in seconds

All of our fees are fixed and complete for standard conveyancing transactions, meaning you won’t pay any extra later on. We also have a ‘No Move, No Fee’ guarantee.

Which service do you require?


The Conveyancing
Process Explained


Read More

Get an Instant Conveyancing Quote

Please quote me for:

Conveyancing in Castleford Q & A's

Profile photo of Lorraine Imhoff

By

Ask Lorraine a question lorraine@homewardlegal.co.uk

Updated: 20/07/17

Pertinent local travel and public service details -

Castleford station is about a mile from Castleford. Leeds Bradford Airport is 16 miles from Castleford. Robin Hood Airport is 22 miles and Sheffield City Airport is 23 miles away.

Castleford is of the M62 Junction 32 Westbound.

Castleford & Normanton District is a nearby hospital to Castleford.

Q.

Are additional fees applied? We are looking for a discount conveyancing quote in Castleford.

A.

Many homeowners seeking discount conveyancing are caught out by the lure of very low conveyancing rates, and many solicitors promote so-called 'the cheapest conveyancing quotes', however extra fees may increase the solicitor's invoice. Additional costs ought to be fair.

Q.

Which issues are important to aim for fast conveyancing?

A.

The key to fast conveyancing is to use a experienced solicitor. There are, however, a range of tasks you can also do. These include:

  • calling or emailing your solicitor, and chase them if you suspect any delays
  • answering any queries raised by your solicitor as soon as possible
  • clarifying your mortgage lender's requirements

Q.

Do I need to opt for a property solicitor who works with by the estate agent in Cannock?

A.

The agent will push a solicitors firm, however, such referrals need to be weighed up against alternatives, as an agent may choose whichever firm pays the most per referral, not the best solicitor for your needs.

Q.

Do your lawyers advise on auction conveyancing in Castleford?

A.

Our CQS solicitors commonly take instructions from buyers and sellers at auction. Solicitors typically inform bidders to appoint a residential property conveyancing lawyer well in advance of the property auction date for a detailed investigation of the property's legal title.

Post property auction the conveyancing solicitor will be focused on concluding the legal side of things in as short a time frame as typically required .

Q.

If we are intending to buy near Castleford, in the parish of Royston, do we need a chancel search?

A.

Your Castleford conveyancing solicitor may suggest that a chancel search is taken out. In Castleford's much older areas, chancel repair can be imposed on new owners of a property where parish councils may have spared previous owners or tenants. It is not safe to rely on the historical behaviour of the parish council alone as a guide.

Q.

Is contaminated land in Castleford an issue?

A.

A wide range of contaminants caused by human activities can quickly spoil land in Castleford. Contaminants such as hazardous and regulated installations or limestone or gypsum quarrying should be considered as part of the appropriate search. Ings Lane, Wheldale, WF10 2JT may be one Castleford source of contamination.

Q.

I am purchasing a period flat in a Castleford conservation area, how do we locate more data on the state of upkeep of the Castleford conservation area?

A.

Conservation areas are specified by the local Wakefield planning authority, who regulate everything from whether trees can be cut down to the prohibition of poorly maintained pavements. English Heritage now maintain a list of the state of repair of conservation areas.

Q.

I am anticipating to move out of our semi detached building near Castleford to a larger flat in Bradford , what is the best point to book a removals firm?

A.

Most solicitors tend to advise that buyers and sellers delay arranging removals until formal exchange of contracts because it is likely that a final date will not have been set.

Frequently home removals companies add an additional a rearrangement levy . Speak to Ken's Removals, 62 Beech Cres, Castleford, WF10 3RN Telephone: 01977 557552.

 
×