We are purchasing a £474000. What will be calculated for SDLT?
The Stamp Duty Land Tax you will owe will depend on the house or flat's price. Stamp duty will be £14220 on a £474000 property (correct March 2013).
Who do I give the appliance warranties to if they are being left at the property I’m selling?
If you are leaving what is generally termed ‘white goods’ at the property you are selling, which are still in warranty, the documentation should be given to your solicitor so that any warranties can be given to the buyer’s solicitor as part of the contract.
Note that, should you be leaving any electrical (or other) items at the property, this should be made clear on the Fixtures and Fittings Form (TA10) and agreed as early as possible between you and the buyers, particularly if you want financial recompense in so doing.
Can we find out whether the property we are buying is in a conservation area?
With 9000 areas of conservation in England, the streets and neighbourhoods near or within Rocester will include several areas of historical or architectural value designated as protected. The advantages of these restrictions will include a more attractive neighbourhood, but they create additional maintenance and repair responsibilities. Your solicitor will offer more information.
How can make haste and exchange on the conveyancing process on a freehold flat in as short a time as possible, does Homeward Legal work with any fast Rocester conveyancers ?
Typically property lawyers are unhurried which can add further stress to the home moving process.
Our conveyancers are customer focused and endeavour to communicate as efficiently as possible up the buyer and seller property chain and use advanced workflow and information technology systems to exchange on the legal work to your time frame.
Which of the Rocester mortgage lender panels are your solicitors on?
Homeward Legal are able to work beside many lenders. A number of mortgage specialists operate in Rocester, like HMA Mortgages Ltd, 12 Stafford St, Stone, ST15 8QW, Jewel Financial Services, 29 Newcastle Rd, Clayton, Newcastle, ST5 4DQ, and Market Street Mortgages Ltd, Lombard House/Cross Keys, Lichfield, WS13 6DN.
Which factors will contaminate land in Rocester, and should they be a concern?
Many of contaminants caused by natural causes and human activities could lessen the value of land in Rocester, and an environmental search should clarify to what extent a specific plot of land can be impacted by contaminants in the region such as nearby waste management facilities.
Are there many purchasers in Rocester gazumped?
Gazumping is widespread both in Rocester, and across Staffordshire and takes place when a home owner agrees to the 1st purchaser's offer, only to dismiss it in favour of a better offer. The will be a chance of getting gazumped in any transaction, because offers are not binding until exchange of contracts. To reduce the likelihood of being gazumped, consider instructing your solicitor as early as possible.