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Conveyancing in Minehead Q & A's

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Updated: 16/01/17

Minehead and health information

Minehead's closest train station is Rhoose and Cardiff Airport is 15 miles from Minehead.

Minehead is the most convenient hospital for Minehead.


How do I find a cheap solicitor in Minehead to own a auction home?


Many buyers and sellers seeking discount conveyancing are caught out by the lure of very low conveyancing rates. Many solicitors offer 'the cheapest conveyancing quotes'. Often extra fees will be included in the solicitor's terms. Any extra fees ought to be fair and reasonable. Our quotes are not estimates, stating all the solicitors fees you will pay for a standard sale or purchase.


What would the conveyancing searches in Minehead be?


With a Homeward Legal solicitor, clients are charged at most £249 for the standard search bundle. Conveyancing searches are disbursements, and will be charged at cost.


What individual conveyancing searches should a Minehead property solicitor order on a Minehead house?


Normal conveyancing protocol is to obtain Local Authority Search, Drainage and Water Search (CON29DW or personal), Environment Search and Tin Search as well as any area-specific searches, like a Land charge Searches.


What is the council tax on a Forties end of terrace Band D property in Minehead?


You should be contain your new house's band as part of the report on title. Council tax charges for properties

in Minehead are detailed on the West Somerset local authority website. As at (03 September 2012) the different rates are:

  • Band A - £973.00
  • Band B - £1,135.00
  • Band C - £1,297.00
  • Band D - £1,459.00
  • Band E - £1,783.00
  • Band F - £2,107.00
  • Band G - £2,432.00
  • Band H - £2,918.00


Which local authority is responsible for Minehead?


Minehead is located in West Somerset Council, 3 Summerland Road Minehead, Somerset, TA24 5BP, Tel: 01643 703704


When I am purchasing in Minehead close to a church, is it necessary that we get a chancel search?


In Minehead, some owners can be required to contribute towards maintenance of church property in the locality. Terms used in a property's name, like 'glebe', may indicate chancel liability. The solicitor carrying out the legal work for your move will confirm that a chancel search is appropriate. Church of England properties in the local area include St Andrew, St Michael, St Michael the Archangel and St Peter.


What authority is under obligation for publishing the status of conservation areas in Minehead and Minehead?


Local Minehead conservation areas are designated by West Somerset who oversee everything from including things like modern telephone boxes, removal of existing windows and what can be demolished. Following a campaign, English Heritage have created information about the condition (poor to good) of conservation areas as well as the vulnerability of the area.


We are purchasing a £290000. What should be worked out for stamp duty?


The rate of stamp duty owed will depend on a limited set of factors, including the purchase price. On a £290000 property, stamp duty will be £8700.*

*Accurate October 2012