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Conveyancing in Tynemouth Q & A's

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Ask Lorraine a question lorraine@homewardlegal.co.uk

Updated: 20/07/17

Tynemouth points of interest

St Mary Lighthouse Lighthouse, Tynemouth Priory and Castle English Heritage and St Paul Monastery English Heritage are situated in Tynemouth.

The nearest station to Tynemouth is East Boldon, around 5 miles away. Tynemouth's closest airport is Newcastle Airport (12 miles).

The nearest hospital to Tynemouth is North Shields, North Tyneside General.

Q.

Please confirm the cheapest fee for a £213,000 property? We need a fixed rate conveyancing quote in Tynemouth.

A.

Many firms purport to offer so-called cheap conveyancing, however additional fees are frequently hidden in the terms of engagement which unwary homeowners fail to check.

Q.

We have a requirement for really fast solicitors in Tynemouth, is that you guys?

A.

Annoyingly, too many property law firms are extremely passive which can cause a lot of annoyance to moving home.

Our solicitors method is different as we use modern practice management systems .

Crucially , we allocate you a conveyancing lawyer practiced at communicate with all parties in the chain .

Q.

Can you advise how to avoid paying SDLT rates?

A.

Stamp Duty Land Tax is generally due for home purchases over £125,000. We firmly advise against any form of stamp duty mitigation, because these schemes are costly and HMRC may challenge a scheme up to six years later imposing fines and reviewing all your revenue matters.

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Is Tynemouth soil possibly contaminated by molybdenum?

A.

Some metal contamination may have occurred throughout Tynemouth, but an area will only be identified as 'contaminated land' if the risk to human life or the environment is deemed unacceptable. Also considering issues such as perchlorate, contaminants affecting Tynemouth property will be factored into an environmental search.

Q.

Will you need to get a chancel search? We are buying near a 1200s rectory in Tynemouth.

A.

As a result of chancel repair liability, the owners of property in Tynemouth which was once owned by a 'lay impropriators' can be liable for maintenance of local churches. Following a change in the law, interest over any affected land in Tynemouth must be registered by October 2013. This will make it easier to identify affected property through a chancel search. Tynemouth ecclesiastical properties include Priory and St John Percy.

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How do I learn more info on the upkeep of conservation areas in Tynemouth?

A.

English Heritage keep details in relation to the condition of conservation areas in addition to the vulnerability to a worsening of the condition of the area.

Conservation are issues e.g. area development, addition of PVC windows or billboards are handled by North Tyneside.

Q.

Are there any mortgage lenders with offices in Tynemouth?

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Most lenders in Tynemouth are on our solicitors' panels. Tynemouth lenders and mortgage specialists include Lead The Way (UK) Ltd, Coliseum Building/248 Whitley Rd, Whitley Bay, NE26 2TE, Mortgage Advisory Service, Ouseburn Building/Albion Row, Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE6 1LL, and Mortgage Advisory Service, Quayside Business Centre/Albion Row, Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE6 1LL.

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How soon do we need to instruct a solicitor in Tynemouth?

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With few exceptions, the earlier in the process you can instruct a conveyancing firm, the better. Promptly instructing a solicitor can reduce any chance of the sale or purchase falling though.

 
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