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Conveyancing in Handsworth Q & A's

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Ask Lorraine a question lorraine@homewardlegal.co.uk

Updated: 26/07/17

Commuting from the area? ;

The closest station to Handsworth is The Hawthorns. The closest airport to Handsworth is Birmingham Airport (10 miles). Coventry Airport is 22 miles and Wolverhampton Business Airport Airport is 14 miles away.

Handsworth is about a mile and a half of the M5 Junction 1 Northbound.

City Edgbaston hospital is relatively close to Handsworth.

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How do we get affordable conveyancing in Handsworth?

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Many conveyancers purport to offer theoretically cheap conveyancing quotes, however additional fees will be included in the terms and conditions which homeowners may have not read carefully Extra fees needs to be reasonable. They only apply to matters if your lawyer is required to complete unexpected extra work , which could not be anticipated at the start of the process. We offer quotes, not estimates, and clearly state all legal fees you pay for a standard conveyancing transaction.

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How do I avoid paying SDLT?

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SDLT is usually payable on purchases priced at over 125,000 pounds. Stamp duty reduction should not be considered when purchasing in Handsworth, because these schemes are often uneconomical and , if a scheme is challenged, you can be fined up to 100% of the amount owed, in additional to the tax itself.

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We need to know which Handsworth lenders you can work with. Whose panels are you a member of?

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Most lenders in Handsworth are on our Handsworth solicitors' panel. Handsworth lenders and mortgage specialists include Goldthorn, 339A Rookery Rd, Handsworth, Birmingham, B21 9PR, and Goldthorn Mortgage & Insurance

Service Ltd, 339A Rookery Rd, Handsworth, Birmingham, B21 9PR. The lawyer whom you have instructed will be able to deal with the particular enquiries and searches your lender requires.

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I am purchasing a £881000 Handsworth house, what will be calculated for Stamp Duty Land Tax rates?

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The rate of stamp duty you must pay will depend on the valuation. On a £881000 house or flat, stamp duty will be £35240.

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We have a need for especially fast Handsworth solicitors, is that you?

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Our conveyancing property lawyers by default have a highly efficient approach to fulfilling the conveyancing process for movers to meet the clients needs. Homeward Legals SRA regulated solicitors method is to employ new CMS systems . Crucially , we allocate you a conveyancing property lawyer qualified to communicate up the buyer and seller chain .

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Will I need a building survey?

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It is strongly suggested that all purchasers in Handsworth order an inspection when purchasing in Handsworth. A range defects have a negative impact on a property, for example chimney defects or settlement, and these will not be addressed by your conveyancing solicitor.

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Conveyancers in Handsworth order a number of conveyancing searches when instructed to act for a home purchase client - what actual ones?

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If buying and taking out a mortgage the mortgage lender insist that a specified set of searches, including the following Local Authority, Drainage and Water Search (CON29DW) and Environment Search as well as any specific searches such as Cheshire Brine Search.

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Which factors can affect land in Handsworth. Are they an issue?

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A broad range of contaminants can lessen the desirability property in Handsworth, like proximity to scrap yards. An environmental search will give more detail.

 
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