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Conveyancing in Chadderton

Conveyancing is the work a solicitor does to transfer the legal title of a house or flat from one person to another. If you're looking for a conveyancing solicitor in Chadderton, you're in the right place. Get a fast & proactive solicitor from a nationwide panel of conveyancing experts.

We have helped clients in Chadderton and throughout Oldham with buying, selling, buy-to-let, Help to Buy, Right to Buy, shared ownership, new build, leasehold, lease extensions, remortgage and transfer of equity.

Other areas covered: Bolton, Manchester, Tameside and Manchester

Chadderton Conveyancing Solicitors

Buying property in Chadderton

A town in Greater Manchester, Chadderton is known for its blend of suburban living and historic charm, including Foxdenton Hall and Chadderton Hall Park. The South Chadderton area is particularly desirable. Chadderton has excellent transport links, with access to the M60 motorway and Metrolink tram services. Chadderton has a population of approximately 35,000.

Chadderton house prices

The average price paid for a property in Chadderton between February and March 2024 was £282,776 (updated June 2024).

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Council Tax in Chadderton (2023/24)

Chadderton is in Oldham Metropolitan Borough Council.

Band Amount
A £1,480.02
B £1,726.69
C £1,973.36
D £2,220.03
E £2,713.37
F £3,206.71
G £3,700.05
H £4,440.06

What does a Chadderton property lawyer do?

A solicitor plays an essential role during a property purchase, and helps you with the legal aspect of a home purchase. They will raise questions for the seller's solicitor, order property searches, review contracts and complete any post-sale actions, including registering the property ownership with the Land Registry and paying Stamp Duty Land Tax.

Chadderton conveyancing solicitors may undertake searches for historic industrial activity and land contamination.

Are you purchasing a property with a mortgage?

When you buy a house, your solicitor also needs to carry out some legal work for the bank. If your conveyancer isn't accepted on your mortgage provider's panel, it could take weeks longer to buy your house.

Our chosen partner solicitors have established relationships with the majority of mortgage lenders, from larger lenders like NatWest to Yorkshire Building Society, ensuring your transaction will complete without delay.

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We can also assist Chadderton home buyers with the conveyancing for:

Conservation area

When you purchase a home in a Chadderton conservation area, your property lawyer will need to check for restrictions on how you can use the home, including a breach of the conservation area 'Article 4 Directions', and area consents.

Conservation areas in Chadderton and across the Oldham local authority include Polygon, Polygon, Polygon and Polygon.

Listed buildings

There are over half a million listed buildings in England and Wales, 551 of which are in Oldham Metropolitan Borough Council.

Chadderton listed buildings include:

  • Manor Mill, Victoria Street, Chadderton, Oldham

Buying and owning a listed building can be a lot more complicated. Our specialist panel of solicitors will explain to you the additional legal obligations your planned listed building purchase will entail. Examples include consent required for energy efficient alterations, and a duty to report finds or discoveries on the property.

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New Build

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.

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

Leasehold property

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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Selling a property in Chadderton

At the start of the property selling process in Chadderton, your lawyer will assemble all essential documents, including the title deeds and assorted property information forms, and will help you answer these forms.

A seller's solicitor's duties include responding to the buyer's solicitor's questions and resolving any potential issues.

To ensure the transaction is straightforward, the solicitor will also liaise with key parties, such as estate agents, landlords and lenders.

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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Remortgage conveyancing in Chadderton

The official base rate is 5.25% (24 June, 2024)

You will need to verify the remortgage solicitor you have chosen is approved by your mortgage lender before you instruct.

We work with remortgage solicitors who are on the panels of almost all banks and building societies, so whether you are switching to an offset mortgage from the Co-operative Bank or moving to a capped mortgage with Barnsley Building Society, we can help.

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Transferring Equity

Whether you are resolving joint ownership, tax planning for the future or transferring the ownership of your property to a child, you will need to transfer equity.

Your conveyancer will complete the process for a fixed fee.

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How much are solicitors' conveyancing fees in Chadderton?

Conveyancing legal fees

Your conveyancing solicitor's quote will detail the fees for the legal work, including VAT, to be paid when the conveyancing transaction completes. These legal fees are paid to your conveyancing solicitor for the work they complete during your property transaction.

Conveyancing disbursements

The conveyancing quote should also include any disbursements, which are third-party costs, such as Stamp Duty and property searches.

Read the terms and conditions

When you compare conveyancing quotes, beware of hidden fees or extra charges. Some solicitors' quotes list extra charges in their terms and conditions. This can lead to a higher-than-expected final bill.

Article by Completely Moved authors

The Completely Moved team have years of experience helping home buyers, sellers and owners, answering questions and providing property advice.

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