Which local authority is responsible for Gosforth?
Gosforth is located in Newcastle upon Tyne City Council, Civic Centre, Barras Bridge, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE99 2BN, phone: 0191 232 8520
Is contaminated land a problem for residential properties in Gosforth?
Property could be contaminated by a broad range of naturally-occurring factors. Contaminants like limestone or gypsum quarrying and environmental radon sources should be considered as part of the appropriate search.
Do you need to get a chancel search? We are buying a Gosforth flat conversion on the same street as a 13th Century 'church furlong'.
Chancel repair liability can require some property owners to contribute towards the cost of maintenance of churches. A chancel search will confirm whether liability for Gosforth properties is likely to exist. Ecclesiastical properties in Gosforth include All Saints', St Hugh, St Mary and St Nicholas.
I am purchasing a Gosforth property with Halifax Loans, is there anything we need to know?
Some lenders have reduced their 'solicitor panel'. For buyers, this can result in significantly greater legal costs. We, though, can act for most mortgage lenders to keep legal costs to a minimum.
Will the report on title compiled by the conveyancing solicitor in Gosforth give details about the amount of council tax for a Band G property prior to exchange of contracts?
A solicitor will contact the governing council to discover the appropriate council tax rates, which will then be added to the conveyancer's title report. Up-to-date rates for properties in Gosforth are tabled at the local authority site.
Will your lawyer in Gosforth carry out official or personal searches on my property purchase?
The property solicitor will inform you about the most appropriate route, depending on factors like mortgage lender requirements. If personal searches are used the conveyancing solicitor may consider a local search company for example Property Search North East, The Stables, Wolsingham Road, Gosforth, Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE3 4RP Tel: 0191 213 6666 Fax: 0191 213 6677