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Updated: 29/11/16

Local information:

Bilbrook station is almost 3 miles from Perton. Perton's nearest airport is Wolverhampton Business Airport Airport (6 miles). Birmingham Airport is 23 miles and away.

The neighbouring hospital for Perton is Nuffield Wolverhampton.


I am trying to find a discount conveyancing estimate in Perton. How do we get a quote?


This catches out many buyers, and can leave them paying far more in conveyancing fees than they budgeted, and many property lawyers purport to offer so-called 'the cheapest conveyancing quotes'. Often additional costs will be included in the solicitor's terms. This small print is often not read by buyers in a hurry. A quote ought to define any disbursements to be paid.


Should we get a property survey?


The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors firmly recommend that most purchasers book a surveyor. There can be a wide range of problems which affect a property. These can include roof spread or dry rot. These will not be reported on by a solicitor.


How much is the council tax on a Fifties mid-terrace Band B house in Perton?


You will be cover your houses band with the conveyancing report on title. The correct rates for residents of Perton are published on the Wolverhampton council website. Currently (13 July 2012) the rates are:

  • Band A - £976.00
  • Band B - £1,139.00
  • Band C - £1,301.00
  • Band D - £1,464.00
  • Band E - £1,789.00
  • Band F - £2,115.00
  • Band G - £2,440.00
  • Band H - £2,928.00


For a fast exchange and completion to buy a £ 322,000 house, how could we speed up the process?


Instructing a experienced conveyancer is key a fast conveyancing transaction. There are several things you could do to accelerate your conveyancing. These include:

  • pushing the conveyancer to begin enquiries as soon as possible
  • completing all forms as soon as possible
  • organising your finances, including arranging a mortgage


Would you recommend that we get searches for chancel liability if I am buying a flat conversion near a parsonage in Perton?


As a result of chancel repair liability, the owners of property in Perton which was once owned by a 'lay rectors' can be liable for maintenance of older church buildings. After the passing of an Act in 2002, interest over any affected land must be registered by October 2013. This will make it easier to identify affected property through a chancel search. Ecclesiastical properties in Perton include The Church At.


Flood risk searches are standard procedure for home buyers but in light of recent weather changes for example the extensive flooding last year in the Midlands are they actually good enough to establish enough about the Perton flood risk area?


A Perton conveyancing solicitor will advise you to apply for property conveyancing searches if the standard search determines a significant risk Perton flood risk.

It may be sensible to also speak to a neighbour of the property for added confidence.


Which local authority is responsible for Perton?


Perton is located in Wolverhampton City Council, Civic Centre, St Peter's Square, Wolverhampton, WV1 1SH, Tel: 01902 551 155


What can a Perton property lawyer advise if the maisonette I hope to purchase is situated in a Wolverhampton conservation area and has unapproved PVC windows fitted to it?


Wolverhampton local authority searches conducted by a solicitor should ascertain the existence of suitable council approval for additions to the property.