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Updated: 17/10/16

Are you thinking of re-locating to the Axbridge area? Useful regional public service information -

Axbridge's nearest airport is Bristol Airport (9 miles). Cardiff Airport is 24 miles and away and Axbridge's nearest train station is Worle.

The closest hospital for Axbridge is Weston Weston Super Mare.


What are the best rates for conveyancing for a £78k home?


Several conveyancers advertise cheap conveyancing quotes. Unfortunately extra fees will be included in the terms of engagement, left unregarded by busy buyers and sellers Your Axbridge conveyancing quote must also state costs to be paid to third parties, such as the Land Registry, (disbursements).


Are we advised to get a chancel search if we are buying in the parish of Kewstoke, near Axbridge?


Your conveyancing lawyer is likely to recommend a chancel search. In older areas of Axbridge, chancel repair can be imposed on current owners of a residence where Parochial Church Councils may have spared previous owners or tenants, so indemnity insurance may be advisable even if liability is unlikely.


What is the council tax on a Thirties converted Band H home in Axbridge?


You should be include your new home's band in the report on title. Council tax rates for homes in Axbridge are set out in detail at the Sedgemoor local authority website. At the time of writing (26 June 2012) rates for all bands are:

  • Band A - £966.00
  • Band B - £1,127.00
  • Band C - £1,287.00
  • Band D - £1,448.00
  • Band E - £1,770.00
  • Band F - £2,092.00
  • Band G - £2,414.00
  • Band H - £2,897.00


I have found abundant publications all about doing your own legal work such as Buying, Selling and Letting Property by David Hampshire .

Do we necessarily want to use a Axbridge conveyancer ?A.

If you are so inclined attempt this you can feasibly carry out the bulk of the legal process without formally instructing a skilled solicitor in Axbridge .

More importantly do it yourself conveyancers do not have relevant professional indemnity insurance that every solicitors practices need to be in possession of.


What length of time does it take our conveyancing solicitor to carry out all of the conveyancing work on a maisonette in a forties home we are purchasing?


The process can take anywhere from 3 weeks and three months, which can be hampered by a number of issues for example the speed of the vendor's property lawyer, or contentious issues that may arise. Homeward Legal's property lawyers are very focused on speed and communication, with the intention of completing the process as quickly as possible.


We have had a quote from you. Might I need to pay any additional charges?


Our solicitors do not hide any additional charges for conveyancing in Axbridge.


Does deal with the conveyancing for property auction properties in Axbridge?


Our firm is able to act for buyers and sellers at auction. Typically difficult to value buildings are listed at auction which demand increased due diligence. Homeward Legal therefore strongly advocate that buyers at auction appoint the conveyancing solicitor prior to the auction day to allow enough time for a full investigation.

Subsequently, following the property auction your chosen property conveyancing lawyer is totally able to concentrate on concluding all of the legal work within the limited time frame as typically required by the auction conditions.


In respect of the major flooding in Sept 2012 in South West England we are concerned that flood searches won't be detailed enough?


Property conveyancing searches conducted by a solicitor in Axbridge will include the more detailed search (Landmark) if required.

You can always contact a neighbour of the property for extra local history.