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Conveyancing in Mansfield Q & A's

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Ask Lorraine a question lorraine@homewardlegal.co.uk

Updated: 22/04/17

Mansfield travel information and addresses ;

The nearest station to Mansfield is Mansfield and the closest airport to Mansfield is Gamston Airport. East Midlands Airport is 23 miles, Robin Hood Airport is 25 miles, Tollerton Airport is 17 miles, and Sheffield City Airport is 19 miles away.

Mansfield Community is the nearest hospital.


How do we get low cost conveyancing?


This catches out many home owners, and can leave them paying far more in conveyancing fees than they budgeted. Many law firms offer cheap conveyancing. However extra charges are frequently hidden in the small print which unwary home owners fail to check. Any extra charges which are listed in the terms needs to be fair and be applicable if the lawyer is required to perform tasks outside a normal transaction on your behalf, which could not be anticipated at the start of the process.


What do we need to know about 'fixtures and fittings'?


House purchasers in Mansfield will often be frustrated with the lack of formality over which fixtures and fittings should be included. Completion or agreement of a fixtures and fittings form is unfortunately often left to the last minute, when a dispute may jeopordise the transaction.


What length of time may the conveyancing process take, in your experience? We need to move quickly.


The length of time taken to transact a residence is not wholly predictable, influenced by a handful of factors. These could include if either party has a mortgage. Homeward Legal ensure a sale, purchase or transfer of equity is handled as fast as possible, without compromising on service.


Does the report on title compiled by the conveyancing solicitor in Mansfield advise on the rates of the council tax on a Band G townhouse prior to completing on the purchase?

The property lawyer will approach the Mansfield local authority to ascertain the currently applicable council tax rates, which should subsequently be written in the conveyancing report on title. The correct charges for properties in Mansfield are published on the Mansfield local authority site. As of 19 August 2012 rates are:

  • Band A - £1,078.00
  • Band B - £1,257.00
  • Band C - £1,437.00
  • Band D - £1,617.00
  • Band E - £1,976.00
  • Band F - £2,335.00
  • Band G - £2,694.00
  • Band H - £3,233.00


I need to complete on the legal work on my apartment in under 30 days, are Homeward Legal especially fast Mansfield solicitors ?


We maintain that our group of conveyancing property lawyers adopt a efficient approach when fulfilling the legal work for customers

Homeward Legal only ever introduce you to firm who are selected because they will always communicate through all parts of the buyer and seller chain .

Moreover , our conveyancing solicitors are chosen because they all employ state of the art practice management software and information technology systems to complete the sale fast.


How much does my searches be?


Conveyancing searches ranges in cost. Commonly ordered searches include an environmental search and a chancel liability search.


How early do you need to instruct a conveyancing solicitor in Mansfield?


Whether buying or selling, the earlier in the process you can instruct a conveyancing solicitor, the better, as there are a number of tasks which may begin very early in the process. Prompt instruction of a firm to act for you on your Mansfield transaction for a sale allows information, especially from slow third-parties, can be requested even prior to accepting an offer, whereas if you are buying your offer may be taken more seriously if you already have a solicitor instructed.


What kind of scrutiny into the risk of possible flooding at Nottinghamshire will my conveyancing solicitor in Mansfield check on an Edwardian property we are going to buy?


The solicitor will conduct conveyancing searches, which include Mansfield flood risk data. An inexpensive in-depth dedicated flood risk search (e.g. Landmark) might be recommended by your Mansfield property solicitor, if in the event that the initial searches suggest a potential flood risk to the Edwardian flat.