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Buying or Selling in Birstall – 1st Move Conveyancing Birstall are Specialist Solicitors with Local Expertise

IIf you need a conveyancing quote in Birstall at Kenneth Elliott & Rowe Solicitors we make buying or selling your home as painless as possible.
We strive to deliver a first class service. We specialise in dealing with matters in Birstall. We are experienced in both sales and purchases.

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Searches on my Conveyancing Quote

What is not included in a local authority search? Note that local searches are often relevant to only the house you are purchasing and might not show developments next door or located a short distance away. (Tip: in this instance you may wish to make additional enquiries at your local authority covering Birstall. Usually, you can search most planning applications on line by postcode or by map search).

Do you recommend that I obtain an Environmental investigation on the property that we are buying in Birstall? Yes we including this in our quote. We would always recommend an environmental check on the property you intend to purchase which is available from a number of search providers including Argyll Site Solutions. The environmental enquiry results provide details of present and past environmental risks together with a report from an environmental expert confirming whether or not the land, based upon the information revealed by the search, would be designated contaminated land by the Local Authority.

Apart from showing that the site in Birstall is connected to the mains water supply and mains drainage what other results does a a CON29DW include? A a CON29 DW search verifies to a future purchaser that the land parcel they are acquiring does not need a “build over consent” because the seller has constructed an alteration near a public drain. It also shows a raft of other information such as water quality and historical evidence of internal sewer flooding.


Why use Kenneth Elliott & Rowe Solicitors t/a 1st Move Conveyancing for your move in Birstall?

  • At 1st Move Conveyancing we believe our fixed price quote delivers excellent value for money.
  • We are a CQS (Conveyancing Quality Scheme) accredited firm of solicitors providing conveyancing to clients in Birstall. Our processes and procedures have been approved by the Law Society,
  • Our quote is subject to our Terms and Conditions but there are No Hidden Extras.
  • Our guide to Unknown Costs and Limitations will give you an idea on what other possible costs or expenses to budget for outside the quote for the legal fees and known disbursements.

A solicitor you can trust – with you every step of the way

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I recently used KER for the sale and purchase. Mouzzam especially provided an excellent service ironing out any obstacles easily and efficiently, always quick to resond to calls and e-mails. Without doubt I would use KER again.

Remember if the process drags on, we will not hit you with additional charges.

Our price is fixed.

General Conveyancing Tips

How long does conveyancing take? For relatively average sale or purchase, expect the conveyancing of your property to take approximately eight and twelve weeks.

The Legal Ombudsman advises “Be wary of hidden costs, disbursements and VAT”. Disbursements are sums paid by lawyers to third parties such as search fees and Land Registry fees and stamp duty. Double check when obtaining a estimate what disbursements apply to your transaction and check any disbursements that haven’t been mentioned by other firms. For example, Firm B might quote legal fees at £99 cheaper than Firm A, but what about that unusual ‘disbursement’ of £140 that Firm B is charging as an ‘expedition fee’? In reality it may not really be a disbursement at all, but might be a way of Firm B making their overall quote sound more competitive by adding on fees disguised as ‘disbursements’. Make sure that any estimates you download contain all costs, disbursements and VAT. Beware of quotes that look a lot cheaper than others – as the saying goes, if it looks too good to be true, it probably is.

What is the difference between freehold and leasehold property? If you own a freehold property it invariable means you own a house or bungalow and that includes the whole building and the ground it stands on. As you have everything you are responsible for all costs needed to repair the fabric of the structure. Leasehold usually applies to flats or maisonettes although in some parts of the country including Birstall some houses are also leasehold. Leasehold means you effectively lease a property for a number of years – usually a very long period of 99, 125 or even 999 years. You may pay a small ground rent of a few hundred pounds to the freeholder each year. For leasehold there will be a lease agreement with the landlord setting out the rights and obligations including the requirement to pay jointly to the care of the building in which the leasehold property is situated and possibly also building insurance.

FAQs in Birstall

Are you on the panel of Fleet Mortgages Limited? Yes we act for all major lenders and many smaller lenders.

Are you able to conduct Lifetime ISAs? Yes we deal with Lifetime ISAs in Birstall.

If you are a first time buyer what additional payments can we anticipate? If you are using a Help to Buy ISA or Lifetime ISA this firm are required to make certain actions to facilitate release of those ISAs including any bonus. If you complete the quote you will see there is an check box for Help to Buy ISA or Lifetime ISA. Please chose yes if you have one. You will usually save on Stamp Duty which will be nil up to three hundred thousand pounds. If you select “yes” to the “First Time Buyer” toggle on the conveyancing quote the correct rate will calculate for you.

If I am Buying my first house and I already own a share in another home or a buy to let will I pay higher rate stamp duty? This is complex. In certain circumstances you will not need to pay this for example if you have recently inherited a share in a property. We would need to advise you specifically on this.

If we are buying a maisonette what additional costs can we anticipate? This is one tricky area where we cannot give you all the disbursements up front in our on line quote. This is because leases vary in their requirements and also the costs charged by freeholder and management companies also vary. They can also be two parties to deal with i.e a freeholder and management companies who both charge. These charges therefore vary considerably with some leasehold purchases the fees can be as low as £10 but in extreme cases the costs charged can be around £650. This is why the government is considering regulating this area.

We have obtained Letters of Administration for our family estate. Do you deal with sales by executors? Yes. As executors of the Estate you can sell and our legal fees remain the same as our standard quote for this type of Seller.


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You can complete the Instruct Us button on your quote and completed your contact details or call 01708 757575  and speak with Mark Sadler or email mbs@ker.co.uk and we will do the rest.


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