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Conveyancing in Castleton Q & A's

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Updated: 13/01/17

Some handy nearby public service information

Castleton is nearby at nearby at 1/2m of the M62 junction entry 20 Westbound.

Eccles, Barton Aerodrome Airport is 12 miles from Castleton. Manchester Terminals 1 & 3 Airport is 17 miles, Manchester Terminal 2 Airport is 17 miles and Eccles Airport is 13 miles away. The closest station to Castleton is Castleton, approximately a mile away.

Rochdale, Highfield is the nearest hospital for Castleton.

Q.

How do we get the cheapest conveyancing solicitors?

A.

Many firms promote theoretically cheap conveyancing. Unfortunately additional fees are frequently hidden in the terms of engagement that unknowing buyers have not reviewed

Q.

What is the optimum stage one make arrangements with a removal van?

A.

Our recommendation is for buyers to hold off instructing removals until such time as both sides have confirmed the moving date which typically occurs after contracts are signed. Usually home removals companies will impose a cancellation payment . Local firms include Winstanleys Castleton Ltd, Surgeon Works Railway Approach, Rochdale, OL11 3EE on 01706 369517 or Winstanleys Castleton Ltd, Surgeon Works/Railway Approach, Rochdale, OL11 3EE Phone: 01706 369517.

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How do we work out stamp duty rates in Castleton and how much do we need to budget for a £504000 house?

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The Stamp Duty which will be owed will rely on the house or flat's value. For a house purchased for £504000, SDLT is £20160.*

*Correct as of August 2012

Q.

What environmental concerns can affect land in Castleton, and are they thoroughly investigated?

A.

Many of contaminants may lessen the value of land in Castleton, like brine works and a proximate telecommunications base station. An environmental search will reveal this in more detail.

Q.

Are buyers frequently gazumped in Castleton?

A.

This arises when a house seller accepts the 1st buyer's offer and then rejects it in favour of a higher offer. There is almost always a risk of gazumping. Instructing a proactive solicitor as soon as you can to handle your transaction should help to reduce the likelihood of gazumping.

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Which local authority is responsible for Castleton?

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Castleton is located in Rochdale Metropolitan Borough Council, PO Box 39, Municipal Offices, Smith Street, Lancashire, OL16 1LQ, contact: 01706 647 474

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What type of local checks in respect to the risk of a flood in Greater Manchester will a Castleton property solicitor be able to do?

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A crucial part of the conveyancing process involved in buying a home involves your conveyancing lawyer carrying out conveyancing and environmental searches for information in relation to Castleton flood risk. A more flood search (e.g. Landmark) may be advised by the property solicitor in Castleton if the results of the enviro. search suggest flood risk to the property.

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We are buying a 1950s maisonette in a Castleton conservation area, where does one find details in relation to the standard of repair of the area?

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Local Castleton conservation areas are set up by Rochdale who are responsible for things like upkeep of paths to the prevention of neon signs. English Heritage, a government body, administer a list of the state of repair of conservation areas.

 
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