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Conveyancing in Royton Q & A's

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Ask Lorraine a question lorraine@homewardlegal.co.uk

Updated: 22/04/17

Local data:

Derker station is approximately a mile from Royton. Eccles, Barton Aerodrome Airport is 13 miles from Royton. Manchester Terminals 1 & 3 Airport is 16 miles, Manchester Terminal 2 Airport is 16 miles and Eccles Airport is 13 miles away.

Motorists are well catered for with Royton ideally situated with good motorway access very close at about 1 mile of the A627M.

Royton, Orchard House Day is the closest hospital for Royton.

Q.

On the purchase of a £113,000 home, what will be the fees? We are looking for a low cost conveyancing quote in Royton.

A.

Various firms promote so-called 'the cheapest conveyancing', but additional fees may be added into small print. The quote ought to define the disbursements to be paid.

Q.

Which local authority looks after Royton?

A.

Royton is located in Oldham Metropolitan Borough Council, Civic Centre, West Street, Oldham, Lancashire, OL1 1UG, Call: 0161 770 3000

Q.

We are buying in Royton. Are there any designated conservation areas in the area?

A.

Parts of Royton considered be of historical or architectural value, like stretches of canals, may be defined as conservation areas. The conveyancing lawyer handling your purchase provide more details and discuss the relevant responsibilities you would be taking on by purchasing in a conservation area.

Q.

In the next month we are likely to move out of our detached house near Royton to our next house in Rochdale what is the best point to book a removals firm?

A.

Most lawyers will advise that you wait organising removals until after the contracts have exchanged has been notified as usually an agreed home moving date wont have been firmed up. For a local Greater Manchester firm J T Removals, 4 Ashwood Drive, Oldham, OL2 5TW Call: 0161 345 3092.

Q.

As a result of the widespread flooding in Sept 2012 in North West England I am concerned that conveyancing searches aren't exacting enough?

A.

Flood risk searches carried out by a solicitor in Royton will include a more thorough search (Landmark) if it is felt necessary.

If you are still nervous you could attempt to get in touch with a future neighbour.

Q.

Is a mining search paid to the solicitor?

A.

Each fee and disbursement ought to be identified on a conveyancing quote, with no additional costs in the terms and conditions. This charge is a disbursement not a fee, and is passed on to the buyer at cost.

Q.

If I am buying close to a church built in the 16th Century in Royton, do you recommend that we get a search for chancel liability?

A.

Owners of property near to a church in the area are expected to contribute towards the cost of repairs, as a result of chancel repair liability. A chancel search checks that such a liability exists. Liability is more common in some parts of the country. Church properties in this area where chancel liability may apply include St Anne, Longsight and St Paul.

Q.

Will we need a homebuyer report?

A.

It is suggested that you arrange a house surveyor to perform a survey. Buyers should be aware that there are many problems that can affect a property, that a solicitor will be unable to address, for example insect infestation or unsafe chimney circulation.

 
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