Conveyancing in Castleton

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Conveyancing Solicitors Castleton

In-Deed conveyancing is a nationwide conveyancing specialist providing highly efficient conveyancing legal services to residential property buyers and sellers in Castleton.

We offer a low fixed fee legal service contains no hidden extras to help remove any uncertainty from the increasing cost of moving. (See details of our In-Deed's fixed conveyancing fee guarantee) Our conveyancers make the legal work fast and user friendly.

House Prices in Castleton

Greater Manchester House Prices (in £1000's)

From 2010 to 2013, property values in Greater Manchester have remained constant. The Land Registry recorded purchased homes averaging £103, 528 in October 2013, a decrease of £-522 on October 2012.

Recent property transactions

  • Freehold Purchase - Manchet St, Rochdale, OL11, £96, 000
  • Freehold Sale - Marne Crescent, Rochdale, Greater Manchester, OL11, £115, 000
  • Leasehold Purchase - Malvern Street West, Rochdale, OL11, £69, 000
  • Sale of Leasehold Flat - Ogden Street, Rochdale, Greater Manchester, OL11, £95, 000
  • Freehold Purchase - Honister Way, Rochdale, OL11, £43, 400

Castleton Solicitors Legal Fees

Our fixed conveyancing fee guarantee gives you the peace of mind that the solicitors fee on your initial quote is the fee you will pay after your transaction completes.

Some conveyancing solicitors hide conveyancing fees in the terms of engagement. Fees to check for are charges for indemnity insurance arrangement or for printing and providing copies of property searches.

Tips for comparing conveyancing quotes from Castleton solicitors

Precisely comparing conveyancing quotes from Castleton solicitors is particularly convoluted. We have a practical article which shows you the things to search for in the solicitors terms of engagement when you try and find any hidden additional fees .

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Local Authority Serving Castleton

Castleton is situated in Rochdale Metropolitan Borough Council (Labour controlled). Council Tax brackets for 2013\2014 are as follows: Band A - £988, Band B - £1, 153, Band C - £1, 318, Band D - £1, 482, Band E - £1, 812, Band F - £2, 141, Band G - £2, 471, Band H - £2, 965.

Living in the Castleton area

Some of the Castleton's popular location attractions are Heaton Hall and Marsden Moor. Watering holes in the area include the Junction Inn, the Blue Pits Inn, the Hopwood Arms and the Midland Beer Co.. Tindalls Bakery & Delicatessen at Commercial Rd Tideswell, K M B Butchers Limited and a Sainsburys Local In Eagle Parade are some of the useful grocery options near Castleton.

Conveyancing Process Explained

Finding a conveyancing quote

Although it is possible to carry out the conveyancing process yourself, most buyers and sellers have neither the technical expertise nor the time, opting instead to select a conveyancer.

Look for fixed-fee quotes that have no move, no fee protection, but be sure to check the small print for hidden costs.

Instructing a solicitor

At the point you have identified which conveyancing quote you wish to agree to the first step is to formally appoint them.

To do this you should thoroughly scour the fine print for any hidden charges before you sign them.


Enquires are made, such as an initial investigation of title, and the draft contract itself will be drawn up by the sellers solicitor.

Commissioning a HomeBuyer Report or Building Survey

Buyers are always encouraged to get a RICS Survey as it will establish if there are potentially costly structural problems, for instance spalled brickwork or obvious electrical problems. Greater Manchester surveyors experienced in Castleton properties will also be knowledgeable of things like peak district national park rules.

Carrying out searches

There are four standard searches. These are Environmental, Drainage and Water, Chancel Liability and Local Authority. These investigate issues including conservation area restrictions.

Potential further searches for homes in Castleton include a Coal Mining Search (Con29M) Search.

Exchanging contracts

After the lender has formalised their offer and the deposit is ready, contracts are exchanged. The buyer and seller are now obliged to complete the transaction.

On Completion

The balance of the funds that are due is delivered to the sellers conveyancer, and the buyer receives the keys to the property.

Help to Buy Conveyancing in Castleton

Over 17, 000 home buyers acquired their house with the Government's Help to Buy scheme since the launch. There are two Help to Buy schemes, the Equity Loan and Mortgage Guarantee. Each is planned to aid first-time buyers and home movers with a deposit of 5%, but are otherwise quite different. The Equity Loan comprises a 20% equity loan from the Government, which can be repaid at any time. The Mortgage Guarantee enables lenders to offer up to a 95% mortgage.

For more information on the scheme, contact the Money Advice Service, or your local Help to Buy agent.

Conveyancing when Remortgaging a Castleton property

Are you planning to remortgage a property in Castleton? Our Solicitors approach often means shorter completions which may save you a monthly payment at your older higher rate. Our team of SRA regulated solicitors can act on all major building society and bank panels, from Nedbank Private Wealth to Church House Trust.

Online Conveyancing

Tools including email and SMS updates and casetracking are advertised as the key to a fast and low-cost move.

The key to a less stressful transaction is a proactive solicitor. Home movers will receive, working with In-Deed's conveyancing solicitors, the benefit of both 21st Century conveyancing solutions and the support of a dedicated property lawyer.