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Conveyancing in Disley Q & A's

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Ask Lorraine a question lorraine@homewardlegal.co.uk

Updated: 28/04/17

Helpful Disley transport and public service facts -

Disley's closest train station is Disley at 1 mile and the nearest airport to Disley is Manchester Terminals 1 & 3 Airport. Manchester Terminal 2 Airport is 10 miles and Eccles Airport is 17 miles away.

Stepping Hill, Stockport is the most convenient hospital for Disley.

Q.

How do I get the best conveyancing rates for a £445k house?

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This point affects many property buyers and sellers who opted for a very cheap quote, only to be stung later in the conveyancing process. Many firms claim to offer cheap conveyancing quotes, however additional costs are often hiding in the solicitor's terms. Any extra costs should be fair and be applied only where the solicitor is required to complete unexpected extra work on your behalf, which could not be anticipated at the start of the process.

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We are intending to buy a converted house in a designated conservation areas. How do we uncover more data about the current state of upkeep?

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Local conservation areas are set up by the local authority (High Peak) who govern things like paths to the deterrence of ugly parking meters. English Heritage, a government body, have put together records of the condition (poor to good) of conservation areas.

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Does the Disley lawyer investigate the risk of local flooding in the Disley region?

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An important part of the conveyancing protocol involves your solicitor conducting environmental searches that give you specific information with regard to Disley flood risk area data. A substantially more in-depth flood search (e.g. Landmark) may be proposed by the lawyer in Disley if in the event that the initial conveyancing searches identify a risk of flooding.

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Is a deed of assignment a fee or a disbursement?

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All fees and disbursements ought to be clearly identified on a quote, with no additional charges of any kind in the small print. This charge, for example, is a fee not a disbursement, and should be included in a quote for your conveyancing. Any associated disbursement costs will, however, be passed on..

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Which local authority is responsible for Disley?

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Disley is located in High Peak Borough Council, Buxton Town Hall, Market Place, Buxton, Derbyshire, SK17 6EL, phone: 01298 284 000

Q.

What will the council tax cost me for a new build Band F maisonette in Disley?

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Your pertinent council tax band should almost always be set out in the title report along with the local authority.

The latest tax rates for Disley are listed at the High Peak council site. At the time of authoring on 27 September 2012 rates are as follows:

  • Band A - £1,000.00
  • Band B - £1,167.00
  • Band C - £1,333.00
  • Band D - £1,500.00
  • Band E - £1,833.00
  • Band F - £2,167.00
  • Band G - £2,500.00
  • Band H - £3,000.00

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Which local factors can impact land in Disley. Are they an issue?

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A wide range of contaminants caused by environmental concerns may affect property in Disley, and an environmental search will reveal the extent to which a property can be impacted by contaminants in the region including nearby electrical substations.

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Will I need a chancel liability search when we are buying a Disley house next to a 1400s glebe?

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Potentially amounting to over £100,000 in repair cost obligations, chancel liability should be considered by buyers of Disley property likely to be affected. Some names or words such as 'vicarage' give an indication of a property's history, and thus whether chancel liability may apply. Disley church lands which may give rise to chancel liability include St Mary's Parish Church.

 
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