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Conveyancing in Stourbridge Q & A's

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Ask Lorraine a question lorraine@homewardlegal.co.uk

Updated: 02/12/16

The closest airport to Stourbridge is Wolverhampton Business Airport Airport (6 miles). Birmingham Airport is 18 miles and away and Stourbridge Town train station is about a mile from Stourbridge.

Corbett Amblecote is the most convenient hospital to Stourbridge.

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What do you charge for the legal fees on a £558,000 house? We are looking for low cost conveyancing in Stourbridge.

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Many property lawyers purport to offer so-called cheap conveyancing quotes, but extra fees may be added into the terms of engagement, left unread by preoccupied buyers and sellers Any disbursements should be included on your quote Any costs found in terms and conditions should be reasonable. The Homeward Legal quote calculator will confirm the exact legal fees based on the property you are buying.

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I am expecting to be finally moving from our detached building on the outskirts of Stourbridge to our new house in Solihull what is the right point to book a removals firm?

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Best advice is for home movers to delay instructing a removal firm until such time as all parties have set an absolute completion date which commonly occurs after final contracts are signed. For more information speak to Milner Storage, Office 2 Lytham Close, Stourbridge, DY8 2LW Telephone: 01384 370984 or Milner Storage, Office 2/Lytham Close, Stourbridge, DY8 2LW on 01384 370984.

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We are buying on a Stourbridge brownfield site. We have been told that zinc (Zn) soil contamination may be an issue.

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Soil contamination is monitored closely. Land may also be contaminated by other sources, including asbestos.

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How does a Stourbridge solicitor advise on the potential risk of local flooding around Stourbridge?

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A crucial step in the conveyancing protocol of purchasing a property involves the solicitor carrying out conveyancing searches that provide certain details with regard to Stourbridge historical flood risk. As an additional measure means that your conveyancing solicitor in Stourbridge could advocate a more detailed (e.g. Homcheck) specialist flood search.

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Does your firm deal with property auction conveyancing in Stourbridge?

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Our firm is very knowledgeable with auction buyers and sellers. Our auction team solicitors and licensed conveyancers have worked for numerous buyers and sellers at local property auctions, for example Acuitus, Allsop (Commercial), Allsop (Residential), Auction House London, Award Property, Barnett Ross, Baxtons, Brendons Auctioneers, Countrywide Property Auctions and Drivers Norris.

Canny buyers at auction will pick a qualified solicitors practice as quickly as possible to allow enough time for a full investigation of the sellers documents in advance of the day of bidding.

After the auction day a lawyer will need to be fully prepared to conclude the conveyancing in under 28 days as typically required by the terms of sale.

Q.

Bookshops and the web both have an increasing number on and offline documents on the subject of doing the legal work yourself. Do we need to instruct a Stourbridge property lawyer for my home move?

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It can possible for you to conduct the legal work on your own. However, a solicitor juggles a huge number of jobs including chasing deeds and DS1 documents and notifying parties of completion many of which are more safely handled with appropriate experience. Despite that legal firms must take out suitable professional indemnity insurance to shield you in the event of any losses you encounter.

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We need to complete this house purchase as soon as possible, how do we organise fast conveyancing?

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It is well established that finding a proactive and experienced solicitor is crucial to a fast conveyancing transaction. Beyond that, there are various jobs you, as the buyer, can also do, including, clarifying your mortgage lender's requirements, responding to your solicitor by phone, fax or email wherever possible and encouraging your solicitor to carry out searches promptly.

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What is the council tax on a Thirties converted house in Stourbridge?

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Frequently a conveyancing report on title should give information the appropriate Dudley council tax band. Up-to-date charges for Stourbridge are published on the Dudley local authority site. On 30/12/2012 band rates are:

  • Band A - £848.00
  • Band B - £990.00
  • Band C - £1,131.00
  • Band D - £1,273.00
  • Band E - £1,555.00
  • Band F - £1,838.00
  • Band G - £2,121.00
  • Band H - £2,545.00

 
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