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Updated: 07/12/16

Local points of interest in Lymm

Warburton St Werburgh Churches Conservation Trust and Arley Hall Historic Houses Association are close at hand to Lymm.

Lymm is very close at 1.5m of the M6 junction entry 20 Northbound.

Lymm's closest airport is Eccles, Barton Aerodrome Airport (7 miles). Liverpool John Lennon Airport is 16 miles, Manchester Terminals 1 & 3 Airport is 9 miles, Manchester Terminal 2 Airport is 9 miles and Eccles Airport is 8 miles away and Lymm's nearest station is Birchwood.

The most convenient hospital for Lymm is Stretton, Cheshire.


I am looking for a cheap Lymm solicitor to own a new build property. What are the risks?


Numerous solicitors purport to offer 'the cheapest conveyancing quotes', however additional fees are frequently hidden in the terms and conditions. Busy, stressed buyers and sellers ignore these terms at their peril. Any extra fees found in terms of engagement should be fair and reasonable and be applicable solely where your conveyancer must complete unanticipated additional work , which could not be anticipated at the start of the process. Our quotes are not estimates, stating all the solicitors fees you will pay for a standard sale or purchase.


Is a building survey sensible when buying property?


It is firmly advised that Lymm buyers instruct a surveyor to undertake a survey when buying in Lymm. There are a wide range of concerns which affect a property, that will not be addressed during the conveyancing process, such as cavity wall tie failure.


If I plan to buy near Lymm, in the parish of Upton by Chester, do we need a chancel search?


The Lymm conveyancing solicitor may suggest a chancel search, irrespective of the parish in which the property being purchased is located. In Lymm's much older areas, chancel repair has the potential to be imposed on the current owners of a property where parish councils may have spared previous owners or tenants, so indemnity insurance may be advisable even if liability is unlikely.


How many weeks will I budget for conveyancing legal work usually take?


The time taken to transact a property will vary, according to a range of aspects, including if the property being bought or sold is leasehold. For most firms in England and Wales, the average is between 8 to 12 weeks, whereas Homeward Legal drive the process forwards, completing within eight weeks.


What sort of local authority searches into the risk and history of floods in the Cheshire region will a Lymm lawyer apply for?


A necessary part of the legal due diligence procedure involves your solicitor conducting conveyancing searches that go in specific information about the potential Lymm area flood risk. Additionally the Lymm property solicitor will typically advise a significantly more detailed local Lymm search.


How much is the council tax on a Fifties semi-detached property in Lymm?


Frequently a conveyancer's title report will cover the relevant Warrington council tax band.

Up-to-date charges for Lymm are tabled online at the Warrington council site. At the time of authoring (25 August 2012) rates for all bands are:

  • Band A - £917.00
  • Band B - £1,070.00
  • Band C - £1,222.00
  • Band D - £1,375.00
  • Band E - £1,681.00
  • Band F - £1,986.00
  • Band G - £2,292.00
  • Band H - £2,750.00


We have a found a home to buy. How do we ensure fast conveyancing?


Finding a experienced solicitor is key a faster move. There are numerous tasks you could do, including, responding to all correspondence via the fastest means, arranging your mortgage offer and pushing the solicitor to begin enquiries as soon as possible.


In respect of the major flooding in Sept 2012 in North West England I am apprehensive that flood searches might not be sufficient?


A competent conveyancing solicitor in Lymm should get flood searches (Landmark database search) if the environmental search identifies any kind of Lymm flood risk area

Sometimes home buyers to get in touch with a local resident to get further local history or local Cheshire flood repair builder, try G & G Builders, 181 Higher Lane, Lymm, WA13 0RF Tel: 01925 758147.