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Conveyancing in Bridgwater Q & A's

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Updated: 17/10/16

Buying a house in the area? Practical Bridgwater transport and services facts -

Bridgwater's nearest station is Bridgwater. The nearest airport to Bridgwater is Bristol Airport. Cardiff Airport is 24 miles and away.

Bridgwater is very close at about a mile and a half of the M5 junction entry 24 Northbound.

Bridgwater is the neighbouring hospital to Bridgwater.


How do we get the best conveyancing rates in Bridgwater for a £489,000 house?


Many law firms claim to offer 'the cheapest conveyancing'. Often extra costs may be added into the terms. Any extra costs needs to be fair and be applicable if your lawyer is required to complete unexpected extra work , which could not be anticipated at the start of the process. We provide quotes, not estimates, and clearly state the fees for a standard conveyancing.


I am intending to purchase a house in Worle. Is a chancel search specified?


Your conveyancing solicitor might recommend that a chancel search is taken out. Through some Parochial Church Councils have taken the decision to charge chancel repairs on new owners of affected property, there is no way to be certain that a parish which has not imposed liability will not automatically be the case for future owners.


How is stamp duty calculated in Bridgwater, and what will it be on a £930000 house?


Stamp Duty will depend on the purchase price of the property. For a property sold for £930000, stamp duty is £37200.*

*(Source -, 12/03/2013)


How early do I need to instruct a conveyancing solicitor?


With a 'no move, no fee' guarantee, instructing as soon as possible is wise. Prompt instruction of a conveyancing solicitor could mitigate the chance of the sale or purchase falling though.


Could our conveyancing incorporate any additional charges?


No. Homeward Legal never hide any additional charges for your conveyancing legal work. Some solicitors only estimate conveyancing costs, which they will not be required to adhere to.


Do you recommend looking into how to get out of paying for stamp duty on property?


Stamp Duty Land Tax must be paid on purchases priced at over £125,000. Stamp duty scheme should not be considered when purchasing in Bridgwater. Such schemes are often uneconomical and often likely to fail.


My partner and I are planning to buy in Bridgwater. Are there any conservation areas in the area?


Conservation areas categorise regions of historical or architectural value. Your property solicitor will advise further and confirm potential liability for unauthorised works.


Food risk searches may be standard procedure for home buyers but with climate change such as the widespread flooding in Sept 2012 in South West England are they the best way to advise me sufficient information about the Bridgwater flood risk area?


Property environmental searches applied for by your Bridgwater solicitor will also include the far more in depth flood search if required.

Sometimes home buyers to speak to a next door neighbour for some further insight.