How much is the council tax on a Sixties terraced Band F house in Kingsthorpe?
You should be contain your new house's council tax band in the conveyancing report on title. The latest council tax rates for properties in Kingsthorpe are set out at the Northampton council site. At the time of writing on 07 December 2012 rates are as follows:
- Band A - £964.00
- Band B - £1,124.00
- Band C - £1,285.00
- Band D - £1,445.00
- Band E - £1,767.00
- Band F - £2,088.00
- Band G - £2,409.00
- Band H - £2,891.00
What can contaminate land in Kingsthorpe, and will they be comprehensively investigated?
Property will be contaminated by several human activities. Contaminants such as proximity to scrap yards will be reported on in environmental search results.
How do I guard against getting gazumped?
This describes circumstances where a seller accepts an offer and then refuses it in favour of a higher offer. The risk of getting gazumped exists for almost any purchase. To reduce the likelihood of being gazumped, consider instructing a proactive solicitor early.
We are selling in Kingsthorpe, and have had a quote from you. Could I be charged any extra charges?
No. Our solicitors will never charge any additional charges.
Does your solicitors company look after the conveyancing of property auction properties in Kingsthorpe?
Yes - We are very knowledgeable with sellers at auction. Frequently specialist homes are included at property auctions which tend to require greater exploration. Lawyers therefore encourage that auction buyers formally appoint a suitable conveyancing lawyer well before the auction day to allow sufficient time for a review of the legal documents.
Thereafter, following the auction day itself your lawyer is absolutely able to concentrate on finishing the legal side of things inside the limited time frame as usually required .
If I’m putting my furniture and other things in storage, will the process take longer?
There shouldn’t be any reason why your move would take longer than a standard removal if you are pitting your belongings into storage. In fact, in some instances, it might be beneficial for the chain and your completion on the sale, since you are likely to incur fewer delays in the process because you can put your furniture and other things in storage before the event.
Whatever your plans, it’s worth mentioning them to your conveyancing solicitor so that they know the logistics on the day of completion, and may even be able to provide advice and pointers on what to consider before the day to ensure things move more smoothly.
Is the buyer or seller responsible for the searches?>
It is you, as the buyer, who is responsible for checking that all is well with the property you are buying. This is why your conveyancing solicitor will order a set of standard searches (Local Authority, Water and Drainage, Environmental, and Chancel Repair – these are also the searches requited by your mortgage lender), plus additional searches dependent on the property, recommendations from the surveyor in the survey report, and the location and history of the area.
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Which mortgage lenders in Kingsthorpe do you work with?
Of lenders with local branches in or near Kingsthorpe, we closely with many. Lenders and mortgage specialists in Kingsthorpe include Countrywide Mortgage Services, Duncan Cl, Moulton Park Industrial Estate, Northampton, NN3 6WL, Mortgage Pro, Unit 3 Charter Gate/Clayfield Cl, Moulton Park Industrial Estate, Northampton, NN3 6QF, and Select Mortgage Solutions, Regents Pavilion/4 Summerhouse Rd, Moulton Park Industrial Estate, Northampton, NN3 6BJ.