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Conveyancing in Shepshed Q & A's

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Updated: 25/04/17

The nearest airport to Shepshed is East Midlands Airport (4 miles). Tollerton Airport is 14 miles away and Loughborough train station is around 4 miles from Shepshed.

Shepshed is very close at a mile off the M1 junction entry 23 Northbound.

The closest hospital to Shepshed is Loughborough.

Q.

We need a cheap Shepshed solicitor to own a house. and what is included?

A.

Both high-street and online property lawyers claim to offer theoretically 'the cheapest conveyancing quotes'. Unfortunately additional fees are often hiding in the solicitor's terms, left unregarded by busy buyers Our quotes offer a clear statement of your solicitors fees for a standard purchase or sale.

Q.

What is the council tax on a Fifties terraced Band A house in Shepshed?

A.

You should be include the homes council tax band within the title report.

The latest council tax rates for Shepshed are listed at the Charnwood council site. On, 16 January 2013, the different rates are:

  • Band A - £977.00
  • Band B - £1,139.00
  • Band C - £1,302.00
  • Band D - £1,465.00
  • Band E - £1,790.00
  • Band F - £2,116.00
  • Band G - £2,442.00
  • Band H - £2,930.00

Q.

In what ways can the Shepshed conveyancing solicitor advise on the risk of flooding around Shepshed on a Fifties property we are hoping to buy?

A.

A residential property lawyer applies for environmental searches that incorporate Shepshed area flood risk data.

Q.

What can a Shepshed property lawyer recommend if the property we hope to buy is in a Charnwood local authority conservation area which has unsightly windows added?

A.

Local authority LLC1 searches carried out by your solicitor in the process of the conveyancing will determine whether the Shepshed property a designated conservation area proof of council approval for additions to the property will be required.

Q.

My partner and I are interested in purchasing a property in Shepshed. Can I check that the property is in a designated conservation area?

A.

These areas detail neighbourhoods defined as being of historical or architectural value. A property solicitor will discuss the relevant responsibilities and offer more information.

Q.

What can our searches be?

A.

The cost of conveyancing searches does vary noticeably. Conveyancing searches are paid to a third party.

Q.

When my partner and I are buying in Shepshed by an ecclesiastical parish, will I need a search for chancel liability?

A.

As a result of chancel repair liability, the owners of property in Shepshed which was once owned by a 'lay rectors' can be liable for maintenance of church property in the locality. A chancel search will confirm whether liability for Shepshed properties is likely to exist. Shepshed church lands which may give rise to chancel liability include St Botolph.

Q.

Where can I go about establish whether the Shepshed conservation area I am buying in is not being properly maintained?

A.

English Heritage now maintain details on the condition (poor to good) of conservation areas along with the exposure to getting worse. Conservation areas are specified by the local authority (Charnwood) who govern everything from including things like excessive road signs, removal of front gardens for parking and paths and footpaths.

 
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