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Conveyancing in Helsby Q & A's

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Ask Lorraine a question lorraine@homewardlegal.co.uk

Updated: 12/01/17

Commuting to the area? ;

Helsby station is approximately 1 mile from Helsby. The closest airport to Helsby is Liverpool John Lennon Airport (6 miles). Manchester Terminals 1 & 3 Airport is 22 miles, Manchester Terminal 2 Airport is 22 miles, Howarden Airport is 12 miles and Eccles Airport is 21 mile away.

Helsby is very close at a mile of junction entry 14 Eastbound of the M56.

Halton General is the neighbouring hospital.

Q.

How do I find a cheap solicitor in Helsby to own a flat?

A.

Many online and high street firms purport to offer supposedly cheap conveyancing quotes. Often extra costs are often hiding in the solicitor's terms of engagement. Any additional costs should be fair and reasonable and only apply to matters if the conveyancer is required to complete unexpected extra work , which could not be anticipated at the start of the process. The disbursements to be paid must also be stated on a quote

Q.

Do we need to use the conveyancing referred by the agent?

A.

The agent will usually recommend a solicitor. If the agent is paid a referral fee, however, it may be the case that the agent recommends the solicitor willing to pay the highest referral fee, not the best solicitor for your needs.

Q.

We intend to sell our freehold house in a local property auction, does Homeward Legal any auction specialist fast Helsby conveyancing solicitors ?

A.

Our chosen solicitors typically have a very take charge approach when carrying out the legal process.

We only work with conveyancers who are selected because they will always communicate through the whole of the property chain . Additionally Homeward Legals lawyers are picked because they employ the very latest software technology to exchange on your move to your preferred move date.

Q.

We plan to purchase a converted chapel in Over. Is a chancel search important?

A.

The conveyancing lawyer might recommend that a chancel search be taken out, irrespective of the parish where the property being bought is located. In older areas of Helsby, chancel repair may be imposed on the current owners of a property where Parochial Church Councils have not imposed the same liability on the last owners. It is not safe to rely on the historical behaviour of the parish council alone as a guide.

Q.

Which local authority looks after Helsby?

A.

Helsby is located in Cheshire West and Chester Council, HQ, 58 Nicholas Street, Chester, CH1 2NP, phone: 0300 123 8 123

Q.

In what ways does a conveyancing solicitor in Helsby report back on the potential risk of local flooding in Helsby for a Sixties property I am hoping to buy?

A.

A qualified solicitor will carry out official environmental searches that will include Helsby area flood risk information.

Q.

What will the council tax cost me for a Sixties Band H flat in Helsby?

A.

The council tax band will usually be reported in the conveyancer's title report along with the governing local authority Council tax rates for properties in Helsby are detailed at the Cheshire West and Chester local authority site. At the time of authoring, 27 February 2013, rates are as follows:

  • Band A - £993.00
  • Band B - £1,159.00
  • Band C - £1,324.00
  • Band D - £1,490.00
  • Band E - £1,821.00
  • Band F - £2,152.00
  • Band G - £2,483.00
  • Band H - £2,979.00

Q.

How usual is gazumping?

A.

This is widespread across England and Wales and arises when a owner accepts an offer, then rejects it, choosing instead a higher offer. The risk of gazumping is present in any transaction. The first step in reducing the chance that gazumping will effect you is to instruct a proactive solicitor early, and even before acceptance of an offer.

 
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