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Conveyancing in Erdington Q & A's

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Ask Lorraine a question lorraine@homewardlegal.co.uk

Updated: 23/07/17

Handy local travel and public service details:

The nearest train station to Erdington is Erdington, approximately 1 mile away. Erdington's nearest airport is Birmingham Airport (7 miles). Coventry Airport is 19 miles and Wolverhampton Business Airport Airport is 18 miles away.

Motorists are well served with Erdington enjoying very good major road access about a mile off the M6 Junction 6 Southbound.

Highcroft Birmingham is the neighbouring hospital for Erdington.

Q.

We need a solicitors firm that offers cheap conveyancing. and what is included?

A.

Numerous property lawyers offer 'the cheapest conveyancing quotes'. Unfortunately extra charges are often hiding in the solicitor's terms. Any disbursements must also be stated on a quote Any additional charges included in terms and conditions ought to be fair and clearly defined and only apply in cases where your conveyancer must complete additional work for you, which could not be anticipated at the start of the process. Our online quote calculator will generate an accurate quote for your transaction.

Q.

My partner and I are interested in purchasing a property in Erdington. Can I find out whether the property is in a conservation area?

A.

Buyers in Erdington should be aware of numerous local areas of conservation. A solicitor will confirm potential liability for unauthorised works for affected areas in Erdington.

Q.

How does the Erdington property lawyer report back on the risk and history of local flooding in the Erdington region?

A.

A key part of the legal process carried out when buying a property involves the conveyancer applying for conveyancing and environmental searches that provide you with details regarding Erdington area flood risk.

Q.

How much is the council tax on a detached house in Erdington?

A.

Usually the conveyancing report on title will give information the Birmingham council tax band.

The correct charges for homes in Erdington are set out in detail online at the Birmingham council website. As at, 15/08/2012, rates are as follows:

  • Band A - £841.00
  • Band B - £981.00
  • Band C - £1,121.00
  • Band D - £1,261.00
  • Band E - £1,542.00
  • Band F - £1,822.00
  • Band G - £2,102.00
  • Band H - £2,522.00

Q.

Which factors will affect land in Erdington. Will they be thoroughly investigated?

A.

Numerous of contaminants may impair Erdington property, and an environmental search will reveal the extent to which a specific plot of land is impacted by local contaminants such as civil aviation activity in the area.

Q.

The lender will be Skipton Building Society - what will I need to know?

A.

In some cases, lenders have opted to reduce the size of their 'solicitor panel'. For property buyers, this can result in significantly increased legal costs. We will act on behalf of the vast majority of mortgage lenders.

Q.

What will the Erdington property lawyer do if the flat we are buying is situated in a local authority conservation area and has unlawful window frames added?

A.

Your solicitor will make enquiries to establish whether the property is within a conservation area and whether any alterations have the appropriate permission. In the event that no suitable consents be available your Erdington conveyancer will inform you of all options e.g. taking out an indemnity insurance policy or getting retrospective permission from Birmingham planning authority.

Q.

Do you need to get searches for chancel liability? I am buying in Erdington.

A.

Repair costs resulting from chancel liability can total hundreds of thousands of pounds. Terms used in a property's name, like 'abbey', may indicate chancel liability. The solicitor handling your conveyancing will confirm that a chancel search is appropriate. Ecclesiastical properties in Erdington where a chancel search may be appropriate include All Saints, Saint Barnabas and St Chad.

 
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