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Far too many property solicitors in Bristol, Bristol and Avon look like they offer incredibly low legal fees, however concealed fees will add significantly to the final invoice when you finally move. Fridaysmove's quotation includes all charges and we promise to always give a quote that is fixed and never estimates that can change.
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Updated: 07/12/13 by Tony Lilleystone
Bristol is the largest city in the Southwest of England with a population nearing half a million. Bristol is a green and highly desireable place to live with an excellent transport network and a diverse range of housing stock.
As with any City, it has a number of idiosyncratic issues which Conveyancing Solicitors in Bristol are well used to. For example, it may come as a surprise to many buyers to find that much of Bristol and South Gloucestershire lies on a coalfield and mines existed even in quite central parts of the city, until the 1950s. We therefore carry out coal-mining searches for homes in most areas of Bristol.
Another example is 'Rentcharges', a legal peculiarity almost unique to the Bristol and North Somerset area. These are small annual payments, similar to ground rents, which have to be paid by the owners of some freehold properties. If a house is subject to such a charge the Solicitor will find out if it is still collected.
Fridaysmove have assisted home movers throughout Bristol, including Conveyancing in BS1 through to BS80 and our proactive approach means you move faster. Why not call us on 033 0660 0286 to find out how we can help you.
There can be severe consequences for a Bristol house affected by contaminated land. Searches for contaminated land do not initially involve any physical inspection, but are based on old records of land use. Landowners whose land is contaminated may be liable for the cost of remedial works, and the cost implications can be substantial. Insurance to cover contamination-related issues may be recommended by your solicitor, if appropriate.
Mining - of coal, metal ores and other minerals - has been carried out across the country since the copper age of prehistory. Residential property may be affected by old underground workings, especially if there is still a risk of subsidence. Buyers' conveyancing solicitors carry out a standard form of search with the Coal Authority when a property is in an area where mining was known to have taken place or where coal is known to exist. A coal search will indicate whether any opencast workings have taken place or are planned in the vicinity. Although this may have less direct ongoing impact on property, the existence of large opencast workings in the vicinity can have an adverse effect while coal is being extracted. Should a search reveal former mining activity in close proximity then a further survey may be required. There is no single source of information about areas where other minerals were mined, but these workings mostly occur in areas where there is fortunately no significant housing.
There are approximately 37 areas in Bristol where a mining search is required. These include; Easton, Speedwell, Bedminster Down, Barton Hill, Stockwood, Brislington and Knowle.
Many people in Bristol homes live nearer to a parish church than they realise. In some cases, what is known as a chancel repair liability arises as a result of this proximity. These upkeep costs can run into £100,000s. This was thought, until very recently, to be largely unenforceable. Unfortunately, recent legal decisions have meant that many properties may, in fact, be liable.
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