By Frances Traynor
23rd March 2018
"Teamwork is critical for an easy completion."
If you are buying, selling or remortgaging a property in Gatley, you should instruct a conveyancing solicitor to handle conveyancing work on your behalf.
Homeward Legal's conveyancing team have vast experience of conveyancing in Gatley and across Greater Manchester and our proactive approach often means we move you faster than other firms.
Our solicitors perform all the legal work for your move for a fixed fee.
If for any reason your Greater Manchester house move does not complete we do not charge you any conveyancing fees.
Using local conveyancing experience, our CQS solicitors will guide you through every aspect of the legal process.
No additional fees whatsoever.
Gatley is about half a mile of junction entry 2 Eastbound of the M56.
The closest train station to Gatley is Gatley and the closest airport to Gatley is Manchester Terminals 1 & 3 Airport. Manchester Terminal 2 Airport is 3 miles and Eccles Airport is 8 miles away.
Alexandra Cheadle is a relatively close hospital.Q.
The confusion over what is, and is not, included in a 'cheap' quote leaves many property buyers and sellers paying out more than they anticipated in the end, and many firms offer supposedly cheap conveyancing quotes. However additional costs can increase the final invoice. The Homeward Legal quote calculator will confirm the solicitors' fees, based on the property you are buying.Q.
Legally speaking there is no reason at all why a home buyer cannot embark on the legal work on your own.
However, a conveyancing solicitor handles a huge number of activities such as raising additional enquiries and verifying identities of transacting parties many of which require a qualified solicitor. Additionally legal practices are compelled to pay for suitable indemnity insurance to insulate you from any professional carelessness.Q.
We strongly recommend that you book an inspection. It is a fact that there are a wide range of defects which can negatively affect a property, that a solicitor will be unable to address. These include insect infestation.Q.
Local Gatley conservation areas are set up by the local Stockport planning authority, who maintain the state of the area including things like street guard rails, coloured road surfaces and trees. Following a campaign, English Heritage keep a list of the state of repair of conservation areas.Q.
The Stamp Duty that is payable depends on the purchase price. It is £31680 on a £792000 Gatley home (correct March 2013).Q.
The customary legal procedure is to get these searches - Local Authority (personal or official), Drainage and Water Search, Environmental and Coal Mining as well as any special local Gatley searches for example Chancel.Q.
A necessary component in the legal process involves the conveyancing solicitor conducting environmental searches that set out some details about the potential Gatley flood risk.Q.
The West Moors agent will refer a conveyancing solicitor. Such referrals should be compared against alternatives, as the agent may recommend whichever firm pays the most per referral, not the most appropriate choice.