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Conveyancing in Shirley Q & A's

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Ask Lorraine a question lorraine@homewardlegal.co.uk

Updated: 20/04/17

Shirley's closest train station is Shirley at 1 mile and Shirley's nearest airport is Birmingham Airport. Coventry Airport is 15 miles and Wolverhampton Business Airport Airport is 20 miles away.

Shirley is about 3m of the M42 Junction 4 Eastbound.

Solihull is a nearby hospital.

Q.

I am looking for a discount conveyancing estimate. What should be watch out for?

A.

Many online and high street solicitors advertise cheap conveyancing quotes, but extra costs may be added into the terms. The disbursements to be paid ought to be defined on your conveyancing quote. Homeward Legal quotes offer a clear statement of your legal fees for a standard conveyancing transaction.

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What is the council tax on a Fifties detached dwelling in Shirley?

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Ordinarily, a conveyancer's title report should give the Solihull council tax band.

The latest tax charges for Shirley are tabled online at the Solihull council website. At the time of writing on 19/11/2012 rates for all bands are:

  • Band A - £891.00
  • Band B - £1,040.00
  • Band C - £1,189.00
  • Band D - £1,337.00
  • Band E - £1,634.00
  • Band F - £1,932.00
  • Band G - £2,229.00
  • Band H - £2,674.00

Q.

If I am purchasing near Shirley, in the parish of Colwick, do we need a chancel search?

A.

The conveyancer may suggest that a chancel search be ordered, regardless of the parish in which the property being purchased is found. In older areas of Shirley, chancel repair may be apportioned on new owners of a property where Parochial Church Councils (PCCs) have not imposed the same liability on the last owners, so it can be difficult to use this as a guide.

Q.

Unexpected personal circumstances dictate that we would prefer to hurry up and complete on the legal work on a maisonette in as short a time as possible, do Homeward Legal have any fast Shirley conveyancers ?

A.

Frequently solicitors can be far too laid back which adds a lot of pressure to the home selling process.

Our solicitors approach is different as we use leading edge automated practice management systems . More importantly , we always give you a company trained to efficiently communicate end to end throughout the chain home buyer and seller chain .

Q.

How soon should we arrange a conveyancer in Shirley?

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In simple terms, instructing as soon as possible is wise, as there are a number of tasks that can be performed very early in the process. A number of sources suggest holding off instruction until the offer is accepted, but doing so will put you at a disadvantage compared to better prepared buyers, or if your buyer decides to pull out due to delays.

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How is Shirley contaminated land checked?

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Residential property in Shirley would be contaminated by several natural causes, such as infilled land or existing and proposed overhead electricity cables. An environmental search can provide much more clarity.

Q.

Are you experienced enough to move fast on the conveyancing of property auction properties in Shirley?

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In fact we are auction specialists and frequently do the legal work for buyers at auction. It is prudent for buyers at auction to pick a residential lawyer as early as possible to allow enough time for an investigation of the sellers legal pack prior to the auction.

Following the actual auction, your property lawyer needs to be fully prepared to get through the auction conveyancing process inside a month as required by the terms of sale.

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We are intending to buy a converted maisonette in one of the conservation area in Shirley. How do we locate more details in relation to the state of repair?

A.

English Heritage have created a detailed list about the condition of conservation areas as well as the vulnerability to standards slipping. Conservation areas are specified by Solihull who govern things like street furniture to street furniture.

 
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