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Conveyancing in Chilwell Q & A's

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Ask Lorraine a question lorraine@homewardlegal.co.uk

Updated: 22/04/17

Handy local Chilwell public service information -

Tollerton, Nottingham City Airport is 7 miles from Chilwell. East Midlands Airport is 7 miles and Tollerton Airport is 7 miles away and Attenborough station is approximately 1 mile from Chilwell.

Chilwell is within 3 miles off the M1 junction entry 25 Southbound.

Queens Medical Centre, Nottingham is a relatively close hospital to Chilwell.

Q.

How do we get the best conveyancing rates in Chilwell for a £470k house?

A.

Various firms offer theoretically 'the cheapest conveyancing quotes'. However extra fees may pad the final bill. Extra charges should be clearly defined. Third party costs, termed disbursements, to be paid must also be stated on your quote

Q.

How many weeks does it take our assigned lawyer to carry out the conveyancing formalities on a terraced recently developed home we are intending to buy?

A.

The conveyancing process can take anywhere from around a month and 3 months, which can be affected by any number of factors, for example the speed of the vendor's solicitor, or the speed of managing agents.

Our proactive property lawyers are extremely results-orientated, with the goal of completing the legal process as speedily as we possibly can.

Q.

Will a property report prepared by the Chilwell conveyancing solicitor report on the cost of council tax for a Band A property prior to contracts are exchanged?

A.

Your solicitor will approach the Broxtowe local council to discover the latest council tax rates, which should subsequently be included in the title report.

Up-to-date rates for residents of Chilwell are set out online at the Broxtowe local authority site. Currently, 20 February 2013, rates for all bands are:

  • Band A - £1,076.00
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  • Band B - £1,255.00
  • Band C - £1,435.00
  • Band D - £1,614.00
  • Band E - £1,973.00
  • Band F - £2,331.00
  • Band G - £2,690.00
  • Band H - £3,228.00

Q.

What does the Chilwell conveyancing solicitor advise if the flat we hope to invest in is inside the boundary of a conservation area in Broxtowe local authority and turns out to have ill-suited windows added?

A.

Broxtowe council LLC1 searches carried out by a solicitor will ascertain the existence of the appropriate permission for any development to the building.

Q.

Which Chilwell mortgage lender panels are you on?

A.

Most lenders in Chilwell are on our solicitors' panels. Local mortgage lenders and brokers include Metro, 120 High Rd, Beeston, Nottingham, NG9 2LN, Mortgage Co, 2 Commercial Av, Beeston, Nottingham, NG9 2NJ, and Northridge Mortgage Solutions Ltd, 47 High Rd, Beeston, Nottingham, NG9 2JQ.

Q.

Bookshops have an increasing number books going into great depth on doing your own legal work such as Conveyancing Forms and Procedures . In which case, do I have to use property lawyer in Chilwell for my home move?

A.

Technically speaking there is no reason why a home mover cannot decide to carry out the bulk of the your own conveyancing on your own. That said, a conveyancing solicitor handles a long list of skilled tasks including chasing mortgage offer and apportioning service charges many of which are more safely handled with appropriate a qualified professional. Despite that lawyers are duty bound to carry professional indemnity insurance that ultimately protects you from any errors.

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What are Chilwell's searches?

A.

These searches are queries performed on your behalf, for example a brine search. These are not carried out by a property surveyor and will not identify structural issues like failed double glazing.

Q.

For a residential property valued at £200000. How is Stamp Duty Land Tax calculated?

A.

Stamp Duty is based on the purchase price of the house or flat. Stamp duty will be £2000 on a £200000 property (correct March 2013).

 
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