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Chadderton conveyancing FAQs

How much is the council tax in Oldham Metropolitan Borough Council?

Chadderton is situated in Oldham Metropolitan Borough Council. Council tax bands are:

Band Oldham Metropolitan Borough Council Tax (2018/19)
A £1206.02
B £1407.02
C £1608.03
D £1809.03
E £2211.04
F £2613.04
G £3015.05
H £3618.06

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Are Chadderton conveyancing fees fixed?

Some conveyancing solicitors in Chadderton offer their services on a price per hour basis others work on a fixed fee.

Our expert solicitors work on a fixed conveyancing fee basis, with no nasty surprises. Your quote will set out exactly what the legal fees will be when your house purchase or sale goes through.

If, for whatever reason, your house purchase or sale does not go ahead, you are covered by our No Sale, No Fee guarantee.

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Will I need property searches when buying a property in Chadderton?

Property searches are questions submitted to a number of authorities by Chadderton conveyancing solicitors to identify issues affecting the home you want to buy. Lenders also usually require conveyancing searches to be purchased.

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What are conveyancing searches when buying a home and do I need them?

I am buying a leasehold property in Chadderton - what do I need to know?

Purchasing a leasehold flat in the UK can be very involved. The many potential problems lying in wait for an uninformed buyer can include legally technical issues like and onerous covenants.

An experienced leasehold conveyancer will look into all potential issues with the lease and report back to you.

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What you need to know about buying a leasehold property

Should I be wary of buying a leasehold house?

Should I buy a property with a short lease?

Does a leasehold property take longer to sell?

Yes. Sale conveyancing for leasehold properties can take much longer.

The buyer's solicitor will need to review these documents, including management company information. Delays are usually the result of the time required by the seller's conveyancer to gather this paperwork.

The seller's solicitor ought to start this process even before you have found a buyer, as these details could take several weeks to collect if it is difficult to contact the agent responsible for managing the property or they are slow to respond.

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Selling a leasehold flat? What to do before going on the market

I am buying a new build property in Chadderton - what do I need to know?

The legal work for acquiring a new build home in Chadderton is more complicated than buying an existing property.

A solicitor in Chadderton must be able to deal with things like handling reservation fees, confirming Section 38 agreements and registering ownership with warranty providers, including NHBC, Advantage HCI and ICW.

Our award-winning team of new build conveyancing solicitors are highly experienced in working with buyers towards a successful transaction and working to tight developer deadlines.

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Buying a new build property off plan - what you need to know.

What you need to check before buying a new build home.

Will I need a conveyancing solicitor if I am remortgaging my Chadderton property?

Yes, you will need a remortgage conveyancing solicitor.

The official UK base rate is currently set at 0.1% (Jan 2021). A proactive conveyancing solicitor in Chadderton could save you a few mortgage payments on your old rate by completing the conveyancing quickly.

Our network of solicitors can act for most UK lenders, so whether you are you are changing to an offset mortgage with the Royal Bank of Scotland or to a flexible mortgage with the Bank of Ireland, our remortgage team can assist.

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