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Conveyancing in Great Harwood Q & A's

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Ask Clarisa a question hl@syntarsus.co.uk

Updated: 23/04/17

Commuting to Great Harwood? ;

Great Harwood's nearest train station is Rishton. Great Harwood's closest airport is Eccles, Barton Aerodrome Airport.

Motorists are well served with Great Harwood having very good motorway access approximately 1 mile of Junction 7 Eastbound of the M65.

Accrington Victoria is a relatively close hospital.

Q.

Are additional fees applied? I am looking for a low cost conveyancing quote in Great Harwood.

A.

Numerous property lawyers advertise supposedly cheap conveyancing, but extra costs can inflate your final invoice. Extras ought to be fair and reasonable. They be applicable solely where the lawyer is required to complete unexpected extra work , which could not be anticipated at the start of the process. The Homeward Legal quote calculator will confirm the solicitors' fees, based on the property you are buying.

Q.

In about four weeks we are hoping to be finally moving from our detached residence just outside Great Harwood to our new flat in Fleetwood , at what point to select a home removal company?

A.

Your solicitor would tend to recommend that sellers hold off arranging removals until exchange of contracts because a moving date wont have been set.

For a local Lancashire company Affordable Moves, 7 Masefield Cl, Great Harwood, Blackburn, BB6 7LD Telephone: 01254 876394.

Q.

What is the council tax on a Sixties detached Band B property in Great Harwood?

A.

Your relevant band will ordinarily be highlighted in the conveyancer's title report, as well as by the local council. The latest tax charges for residents of Great Harwood are published at the Ribble Valley local authority site. On, 01 November 2012, rates for all bands are:

  • Band A - £986.00
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  • Band B - £1,150.00
  • Band C - £1,315.00
  • Band D - £1,479.00
  • Band E - £1,808.00
  • Band F - £2,137.00
  • Band G - £2,465.00
  • Band H - £2,958.00

Q.

We've got a quote from you. Might we be expected to pay any supplementary hidden fees?

A.

No. We do not charge any hidden charges whatsoever. Some solicitors only estimate conveyancing costs, which they will not be required to adhere to.

Q.

Should we order a chancel search if I am intending to buy in the parish of Southport Christ Church, near Great Harwood?

A.

Your conveyancer could recommend a chancel search, whichever parish where the house being bought is found. In Great Harwood's much older areas, chancel repair has the potential to be imposed on the owners of a house where Parochial Church Councils (PCCs) may have spared previous owners or tenants. In the event that chancel liability may apply, your solicitor might recommend insurance rather than pulling out of the purchase.

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Is the SDLT fee a disbursement or fee?

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Unscrupulous firms attempt to pass off fees which should be included as disbursements. It is not always clear whether a cost is a fee or not, and if it ought to be included. This charge is a fee not a disbursement. It should be included in a quote.

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What type of checks concerning the risk of local flooding at Lancashire will my conveyancing solicitor in Great Harwood carry out?

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An essential component in the legal due diligence process of buying a property involves a solicitor applying for conveyancing and environmental searches that provide details about the Great Harwood flood risk.

Q.

What average time should it take for our solicitor to get through all of the conveyancing work on the top floor of recently developed property we are intending to purchase?

A.

Completion can take anywhere between 3 weeks and 3 months, which can be hampered by any number of things, such as the efficiency of the sellers solicitor, or whether there are any linked sales.

 
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