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Conveyancing in Heywood Q & A's

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Ask Lorraine a question lorraine@homewardlegal.co.uk

Updated: 20/07/17

Commuting to the Heywood area? ;

Heywood is very close at approximately 1.4 miles of junction entry 19 Eastbound of the M62.

Eccles, Barton Aerodrome Airport is 11 miles from Heywood. Manchester Terminals 1 & 3 Airport is 16 miles, Manchester Terminal 2 Airport is 16 miles and Eccles Airport is 11 miles away and Castleton station is approximately 2 miles from Heywood.

Bury, Fairfield General is the most convenient hospital.

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How do we identify a genuinely cheap fee? We are trying to find discount conveyancing in Heywood.

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Confusion over this point catches out many buyers, and can leave them paying far more in fees than they budgeted. Many solicitors claim to offer 'the cheapest conveyancing'. Unfortunately additional costs may be added into the terms and conditions which buyers may have not read carefully Our quotes offer a clear statement of your solicitors fees for a standard purchase or sale.

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I am buying a converted building in a designated Heywood conservation area, how do I find more information on the state of repair?

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English Heritage have produced records on the state of repair of conservation areas along with the trend of the area. Local conservation areas are nominated by the local authority (Rochdale) who govern conservation area concerns from building materials used to ugly parking meters.

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Please recommend how to defer paying SDLT?

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Stamp duty is generally payable on property purchases over one hundred and twenty-five thousand pounds. Stamp duty avoidance is not advised when buying in Heywood. These schemes are expensive and HMRC may challenge a scheme up to six years later imposing fines and reviewing all your revenue matters. There have been certain legal initiatives, such as disadvantaged area relief. You will be able to confirm your eligibility for any such active initiatives with your solicitor..

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Could Heywood top-soil be contaminated by tin?

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Even where some contamination has occurred in Heywood, risk levels are usually low. The local authority for Heywood will be able to provide more detail on cases of contamination.

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We are using a lender based in Greater Manchester, and need to know which Heywood lenders your solicitors work with. Whose panels are your solicitors on?

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We are able to work with all the major lenders financing home buyers in Heywood. Heywood lenders and mortgage specialists include Money Talks, 40 Tweedale St, Rochdale, OL11 1HH, Dell Lynne, 7 Shawclough Trading Est/Shawclough Rd, Rochdale, OL12 6ND, and J D S Financial Solutions Ltd, 99 Long St, Middleton, Manchester, M24 6UN.

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What actual conveyancing searches should a Heywood property lawyer conduct when carrying out the conveyancing for a Heywood flat?

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The normal procedure is to get Local Authority (personal or official), Drainage and Water Search (CON29DW), Environmental and Coal Mining (Con29M) and occasionally less common searches, which may include a CON300.

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I am looking to be finally moving out of our period residence on the outskirts of Heywood to our new property in Heaton Moor , at what point to book a house removal firm?

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Most conveyancers tend to advise that you wait until the point where exchange of contracts as in advance of this it is likely that an actual moving date will not have been set. For more information try Barlows Of Manchester Ltd, Birch Ind Est/Whittle La, Heywood, OL10 2SX Tel: 01706 628811 or All Seasons Removal Services, 55 Marland Hill Rd, Rochdale, OL11 4PQ Call: 07957 579983.

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Our lender will be Nationwide Building Society - what do we need to consider?

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Traditionally, it was usually straightforward for solicitors to act for both a buyer and their lender. Buyers should be aware that a small number of lenders are now limiting the firms who can act for them. For property purchasers, this can result in significantly greater conveyancing costs. Homeward Legal can act for all large lenders to ensure that you will not need to pay the lender's costs.

 
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