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Buying a house in Burnley

With a population of approximately 75,000 Burnley is a market town in the county of Lancashire. Surrounded by countryside, there are plenty of opportunities to find great, reasonably priced properties in the area.

At My Home Move Conveyancing, we have been improving our knowledge of local markets like Burnley since 2002, allowing us to offer our clients a specialist, fixed fee conveyancing service.

If you are thinking of buying or selling property in Burnley, you’ll need to instruct a lawyer to complete the legal work on your behalf.

My Home Move Conveyancing can offer you award winning customer service, an innovative use of technology and intimate knowledge of local markets. We offer a fixed fee conveyancing service that comes with no hidden extra costs, meaning you’ll know how much you’re going to pay from the outset. If you don’t end up moving for some reason, you won’t have to pay us a penny in legal fees.

We assign each of our clients a dedicated conveyancer who will look after your case from start to finish, providing you with regular updates on your progress. My Home Move Conveyancing are proud to have assisted homebuyers across areas like Burnley, from the bustling town centre to neighbourhoods close to the golf course such as Rose Hill and spots further away from town including Holme Chapel.

 

Local statistics

The average house price in Lancashire is £106,622, while in Burnley during the past 12 months the overall average sale price of properties was £93,896.

Terraces were most popular by some distance in terms of the volume sold, going for an average price of £61,292. Semis sold for an average of £127,209, detached properties for £187,059 and the small number of flats for £72,410.

Essential info

The local authority responsible for properties is Burnley Borough Council. They can be contacted on 01282 425 011 or at the following address:

Burnley Borough Council
Town Hall
Manchester Road
Burnley
BB11 9SA

The local area

Burnley can trace its origins back to the Stone Age, yet it was during the Industrial Revolution the town really grew to prominence. The cotton industry propelled Burnley to a position as one of Lancashire’s most important mill towns, while coal mining was also significant. There is a strong manufacturing sector in town to this day, while Burnley enjoys strong economic links with both Manchester and Leeds.

Manchester lies less than 30 miles to the south, while Leeds is a similar distance to the east. A train to Manchester Victoria from Burnley’s Manchester Road station takes less than an hour, while Leeds can be reached in a touch over an hour. The M6 motorway can be reached by taking the M65 from Burnley, opening up the motorway network to other parts of the North West and the rest of the country.

There are a number of good schools in the area for families with children to consider, including Padiham St Leonard’s C of E, Christ the King School and Heasandford Primary School on Williams Road at primary level. Secondary options include Sir John Thursby Community College, the Rose School and Ridgewood Community High School on Eastern Avenue.

All properties in Burnley will fall within one of the following council tax bands.

Council tax band A

Property value range

up to £40,000

Council tax charge

£1,220.88

Council tax band B

Property value range

£40,001 - £52,000

Council tax charge

£1,424.37

Council tax band C

Property value range

£52,001 - £68,000

Council tax charge

£1,627.84

Council tax band D

Property value range

£68,001 - £88,000

Council tax charge

£1,831.33

Council tax band E

Property value range

£88,001 - £120,000

Council tax charge

£2,238.29

Council tax band F

Property value range

£120,001 - £160,000

Council tax charge

£2,645.26

Council tax band G

Property value range

£160,001 - £320,000

Council tax charge

£3,052.21

Council tax band H

Property value range

£320,001 and above

Council tax charge

£3,662.66

About us

Established in 2001, we exclusively deal with the legal side of moving home. Last year alone, through our experienced conveyancers, we helped nearly 50,000 customers have a hassle-free experience. We are a truly national company, having completed transactions in each of the 109 postcode areas in England and Wales.

Our promise to you…

We understand that moving house can be stressful. So we make sure everything we do makes the process as easy and efficient as possible. We’ll give you an all inclusive fixed quote from the start so there won’t be any surprises. The price only changes if your instructions do.

You’ll have access to our unique, easy to use, online case management service to track your case. And dedicated conveyancing experts who’ll be on hand to guide you through the whole process.

We know you’re busy, so we’re open 8am until 8pm most weekdays, and open at weekends too!

Finally, if your move falls through, through no fault of your own, we won’t charge you a penny in legal fees.

Multiple industry awards

See why our unique conveyancing service (My Home Move and its wholly owned law firm) has been recognised as an industry leading, award-winning conveyancing company.

Best Legal Services Provider

Future of Legal Services Innovation

Most Innovative Use of Technology

Best Conveyancing Provider

National Conveyancing Firm of the Year

Best Legal Services Provider

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What's involved

Once you have your offer accepted, it’s time to get the ball rolling on legally transferring the ownership to you. Here’s how we do things at My Home Move Conveyancing.

First, your estate agents will send us a copy of the Memorandum of sale, which provides the details of the property, the amount offered and the name of the sellers and buyers and their conveyancers. You will be asked to complete your details and provide to us your instructions along with primary ID such as a passport or driving licence and proof of residence in the form of a bank statement/utility bill.

Read our Home Buying Process guide

If you are selling a house, you will need a Conveyancer to act for you – that’s where we come in!

You will be asked by us to complete your details and provide your instructions along with primary ID such as a passport or driving licence and proof of residence in the form of a bank statement/utility bill. You will also be asked to fill in a Property Information form including some specific details about the property, its boundaries, any alterations to the property etc. If you have any additional paperwork such as planning permissions or notices, then these will be required by us to send with the contract papers. We will also ask you to complete a Fixtures, Fittings and Contents form to say what you will be taking and leaving behind. If the property is leasehold, you will be asked for information about who you pay ground rent and services charges to…

Read our Home Selling Process guide

After we have received your instructions to act we will check the legal issues and title to your property to ensure it offers a satisfactory security for your new lender, as this is the essence of a mortgage.

We will also check the amounts outstanding on any current mortgage registered on the property as these will have to be repaid at completion. The amounts will be confirmed with you.

Usually, we will not carry out Local, Drainage or Mining (if appropriate) searches as we will put in place an insurance which will protect your lender. This is less expensive for you and quicker. Some lenders still require that searches are made and will not rely on insurance. If this is the case the searches will have to be made and the cost will show on the Financial Statement sent to you.

At about the same time that you receive your Mortgage Offer we receive a copy together with the lender’s instructions to act for them. We will consider the Offer to ensure that we do those things required of us as the solicitors and to check what other conditions have to be satisfied.

We will then send you the Mortgage Deed to sign and any other documentation that may be required by your lender. We shall need to have this back from you as soon as possible and certainly by the day before we complete. Otherwise there will be a delay.

You need to check that the Mortgage Offer is acceptable to you. For example, is the mortgage amount and mortgage product correct? Is it the correct method of repayment? Are there any early repayment fees?

We target a completion date for 7 days after we receive our copy of the Mortgage Offer but our being able to complete depends on the terms of the Offer and any peculiarities of your transaction.

If the new mortgage amount is less than the amount we have to pay to your existing lender, we will ask for the difference from you, before the completion date.

Following completion we deal with the registration formalities to ensure the mortgage security is perfected for your lender and any deeds will then be sent to your lender for safe-keeping.

Note – If your property is leasehold, we also:

Request your landlord to confirm that all ground rent, service charges and insurance premiums (if applicable) have been paid to date and that there is no known breach of the lease.

Have to approve the wording of the lease.

Have to serve on the landlord a notice of discharge of your existing mortgage and a notice that a new mortgage has been given to your new lender.

Read our Remortgaging Process guide

Get in touch

Quotation Team

If you would like to discuss a quotation you have received please call our Quotation Team on

0333 234 4425

Monday - Tuesday

9am

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7pm

Wednesday - Friday

9am

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5pm

Conveyancing Team

If you would like to speak to someone about your case please call our Conveyancing Team on

0333 234 4396

Monday - Thursday

8am

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8pm

Friday

8am

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7pm

Saturday

9am

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4pm

Sunday

10am

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3pm