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The town of Solihull is a large town that is located in the West Midlands of England. The main roads connected to the Solihull A41 and the A34. In addition, the town has access to the M40 and the M42 motorways. The Solihull Railway Station operates on the Chiltern Main Line. The others railway links is the West Coast main line via the Birmingham international Railway station.
The town of Solihull has a population of 206,674. The town has an abundance of parks and local nature reserves. The overall number is more than 5 parks and nature reserves. The town has currently 2 sport centres. There is also an out door wooden skateboarding and sailing on the Olton Reservoir. The events that take place in Solihull is the Solihull Carnival and the annual free firework display. The Solihull Carnival raises about £10,000 for charitable causes each year.
Overall, the town of Solihull has a good transport system and a rich local culture and parks/nature reserves. The festivals and the nature reserves compliment each other, making the town a beautiful place to live in.
A: While many solicitor’s shop windows may shout that they offer a conveyancing package for £199, this is not the case. Search fees and other disbursements amount to more than £200, so there are bound to be other charges on top of this figure. At conveyancingsupermarket.com, a panel of professional and experienced conveyancers have been selected and recommended so that buyers can compare set prices with no hidden charges – the figure quoted is all that you pay.
A: Not at all. In many cases, an estate agent will not be recommending a conveyancer because he is the best, but because he will receive commission of between £300 to £1,000. Comparing quotes from independent conveyancers is the recommended way to find the best deal for you.
A: Firstly, there is a local authority search. This is a thorough investigation of the property and its surroundings, to find if there are any plans for major road building or new housing developments in the local area. Land Registry checks look in detail to find whether the Title Register and Title Plan are in order; a water authority search will find how water is provided to the property and how public drains may affect it; an environmental search will look for possible causes of contamination and the impact of local industry, landfill, and the risk of radon gas or flooding.
A: Stamp Duty is only payable on properties selling for more than £125,000. Above this, the duty increases in bands until the higher threshold of £1.5 million, which incurs 12% of the purchase price. A property in Solihull costing £425,000 would be liable for Stamp Duty of £11,250. See www.stampcalculator.co.uk for a simple way to calculate any amount of duty.
A: Yes. Many people have successfully carried out their own conveyancing, but it takes a lot of research, time and will not save homebuyers a lot of money, if any at all.
A: As soon as you have an offer accepted. However, it is advisable to do a bit of research beforehand to find out what is involved in the process. This knowledge will also assist you in speeding up the process and helping the conveyancer to help you.