Are there many purchasers in Kingston Park gazumped?
Gazumping occurs when a house seller approves an offer and then dismisses it, opting for a better offer. The danger of getting gazumped exists for almost any purchase. You should instruct a conveyancing solicitor early, and even before acceptance of an offer to reduce the chance of your transaction being gazumped.
Should we get a chancel liability search? We are purchasing in Kingston Park.
There are over 15,000 parishes across the UK. Property owners within some of these may be required to fund the repair of a local church. As a consequence of a recent Act, interest over any affected land must be registered by October 2013. The solicitor acting on your behalf will be able to advise as to whether a chancel search is necessary. Church lands in Kingston Park include St John.
Regarding the extensive flooding in Sept 2012 in North East England, we are questioning whether flood searches won't be detailed enough?
Your Kingston Park solicitor should also get flood searches if the environmental conveyancing searches identifies a Kingston Park flood risk.
Why not get in touch with a local resident for additional assurance.
Will a property report compiled by the solicitor in Kingston Park advise us on the applicable rates of the council tax on a Band B building before exchange?
Your solicitor will consult with the council to find out the most up to date council tax rates, which will be added to the title report. The latest council tax charges for Kingston Park are tabled online at the local authority website.
Which local authority looks after Kingston Park?
Kingston Park is located in Newcastle upon Tyne City Council, Civic Centre, Barras Bridge, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE99 2BN, phone: 0191 232 8520
We are taking out a mortgage with Principality Building Society, what do we need to check?
Purchasers should be aware that a small number of lenders have limited the firms who can act for them. For buyers, this can result in significantly increased legal costs. Homeward Legal, fortunately, will act for all large lenders in the UK, keeping buyers' legal costs to a minimum.
What are our options if purchasing a building located inside a Newcastle upon Tyne local authority designated conservation area ?
Newcastle upon Tyne local authority Requisition for search and Official Certificate of Search carried out by your solicitor will check the existence of the appropriate authorisation for alterations to the building.
Should no appropriate permissions be produced, your Kingston Park conveyancing solicitor will inform you of the alternatives which can include seeking an indemnity policy or getting retrospective consent from Newcastle upon Tyne planning authority.