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Conveyancing in Knowle Q & A's

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Ask Lorraine a question lorraine@homewardlegal.co.uk

Updated: 21/04/17

Knowle transport information

Commuters are well served with Knowle being well placed with very good road access close at very close at 1 1/2m of the M42 Junction 5 Eastbound.

Knowle's nearest airport is Birmingham Airport. Coventry Airport is 12 miles and Wolverhampton Business Airport Airport is 24 miles away. The nearest train station to Knowle is Dorridge.

Solihull, Parkway is the neighbouring hospital.

Q.

We need to find discount conveyancing in Knowle. and what is included?

A.

Several firms purport to offer cheap conveyancing quotes, but additional charges are frequently hidden in the small print. Any extra costs should be fair and reasonable and only come into force where your lawyer is required to complete extra work on your behalf, which could not be anticipated at the start of the process. Get a quote using the Homeward Legal quote calculator for the property you are buying.

Q.

Should I use a law firm referred by our estate agent?

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Both agents and mortgage brokers will often recommend a conveyancing solicitor, however, such referrals must be compared with other local solicitors, or better-value firms found online, as some agents choose the firm which pays to the largest referral fee, not the best solicitor for your needs.

Q.

Sudden circumstances dictate that we ideally need to make haste and complete on the selling of our renovated home within 5 weeks, do you have fast Knowle conveyancing solicitors ?

A.

We take a active style to concluding the necessary legal work to meet the clients needs.

Homeward Legal only introduce you to expert panel of solicitors who try to communicate through the whole of the chain . In addition our network of carefully selected solicitors are specifically chosen as they rely on advanced case and work flow systems to finish the legal work asap.

Q.

Having heard about the widespread flooding last year in the Midlands we are wondering if conveyancing searches aren't thorough enough?

A.

Environmental searches applied for by the conveyancer in Knowle should include the far more thorough flood search if required.

You could also converse with a next door neighbour for some more confidence.

Q.

We are buying on a Knowle former industrial site. What should we do regarding manganese (Mn) soil contamination?

A.

Though the dangers are usually minor, where substances causing significant pollution of surface waters or groundwater are found the land will be defined as 'contaminated'. Various bodies hold data on land contaminants affecting Knowle, including local authorities.

Q.

Will my assigned Knowle solicitor report back to me about the amount to be paid of council tax for a Band H apartment prior to completion?

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The conveyancer will approach the council to discover the latest council tax rates, which will then be written in the title report. The latest tax rates for properties in Knowle are listed online at the Bristol council website. At the time of writing (02 March 2013) the different rates are:

  • Band A - £1,047.00
  • Band B - £1,221.00
  • Band C - £1,395.00
  • Band D - £1,570.00
  • Band E - £1,919.00
  • Band F - £2,267.00
  • Band G - £2,616.00
  • Band H - £3,140.00

Q.

How much can the searches be?

A.

With a Homeward Legal conveyancing solicitor, conveyancing clients are charged at most £249 for conveyancing searches. Common searches include a mining search.

Q.

Which specific property conveyancing searches does a Knowle property lawyer conduct for a Knowle house?

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Normal legal procedure will be to get the following Local Authority (personal or official), Drainage and Water Search (CON29DW or personal) and Environment Search and occasionally specific local searches such as Official Search of Part with Priority (OS2).

 
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