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Conveyancing in Yeadon Q & A's

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Ask Lorraine a question lorraine@homewardlegal.co.uk

Updated: 01/12/16

Leeds Bradford Airport is 1 mile from Yeadon. Yeadon's closest station is Guiseley.

Menston, High Royds is the most convenient hospital.

Q.

How do we get a discount conveyancing estimate in Yeadon?

A.

Several firms promote so-called 'the cheapest conveyancing quotes', but additional fees are frequently hidden in the solicitor's terms. Additional fees included in the solicitor's terms should be fair. Any disbursements to be paid should be included on your conveyancing quote. Our quotes are not estimates, stating all the solicitors fees you will pay for a standard sale or purchase.

Q.

We are purchasing a £1154000, how is stamp duty assessed?

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Stamp Duty Land Tax in Yeadon is based on the property's value. On a £1154000 residential property in Yeadon, stamp duty will be £57700.

Q.

The Yeadon house being bought is on a brownfield site. Can the top-soil still be contaminated?

A.

Soil contamination by industrial waste, including metals, will have occurred in parts of Yeadon. The local authority for Yeadon will be able to provide more detail on cases of contamination.

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Bookshops have an abundance of manuals giving details on how to do DIY conveyancing e.g. House Buying, Selling and Conveyancing: How to Save Estate Agent and Solicitor Fees When Buying or Selling Property . In which case, do I need a Yeadon solicitor for my home move?

In theory there are no arguments why a home seller cant look after the conveyancing on your own.

In reality however, a conveyancer carries out a large number of activities including chasing replies to enquiries and interpreting management accounts some of which need a skilled professional. AT any rate firms and their solicitors are legally obligated to have the applicable insurance to insulate you in the event of any negligence.

Q.

When is it wise to instruct a solicitor to act for us?

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Generally, the earlier, the better. Some suggest waiting before instruction until a chain is completed, but delays can risk the other side pulling out, particularly in uncertain market conditions.

Q.

We are purchasing in Yeadon. Can we establish whether the house is in a designated conservation area?

A.

Buyers in Yeadon should be aware of a range of local areas of conservation. The local council will be able to offer more information about local areas of conservation, and the property solicitor handling your purchase will discuss the relevant responsibilities you would be taking on by purchasing in a conservation area.

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We are using a lender based in West Yorkshire, and need to know which Yeadon lenders you can work with. Whose panels are you on?

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Most lenders in Yeadon are on our panels. Local mortgage lenders and brokers include Leeds Building Society, 59 High St, Yeadon, Leeds, LS19 7SP.

Q.

If I plan to buy in the parish of Acaster Malbis, are we advised to get a chancel search?

A.

The property lawyer may suggest that a chancel search is ordered, regardless of the parish in which the residence being purchased is found. Through some Parochial Church Councils have exercised their right to exact chancel repairs on owners of affected property, a solicitor cannot state with certainty that a parish where chancel repair fees have not been paid previously will not be so in future. In the event that chancel liability may apply, your solicitor might recommend insurance rather than pulling out of the purchase.

 
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