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Updated: 23/10/16

Shepton Mallet's closest airport is Bristol Airport (15 miles). The closest train station to Shepton Mallet is Castle Cary, about 6 miles away.

Windsor Day Shepton Mallet is a nearby hospital to Shepton Mallet.


I am trying to find a property solicitor that offers cheap conveyancing, we are on a tight budget.


This catches out many sellers and buyers, and can leave them paying far more in conveyancing fees than they budgeted. Many property lawyers purport to offer supposedly 'the cheapest conveyancing quotes'. Often additional fees are often hiding in the terms and conditions. The Homeward Legal quote calculator will confirm the solicitors' fees, based on the property you are buying.


For a fast conveyancing process to buy a £360,000 house, what do we need to do?


Primarily, a faster move is crucial to instruct a proactive and experienced conveyancer. When selecting a conveyancer, : Will they work on a 'no sale, no fee' basis? Do they offer 'instant' online quotes? Are phone, fax and email their preferred methods of contact


Should we get a chancel search if I am buying in the parish of Queen Charlton?


The Shepton Mallet conveyancing solicitor is likely to recommend a chancel search, whichever parish where the property being bought is found. Chancel repair may be imposed on current owners of a property where church councils have previously chosen not to do so. In the event that chancel liability may apply, your solicitor might recommend insurance rather than pulling out of the purchase.


What will the Shepton Mallet conveyancing lawyer do if the flat I hope to buy is located in a local authority conservation area and has unfitting satellite dishes fitted?

Your property lawyer will always determine whether your proposed purchase is within a designated conservation area, and if so, whether any alterations have the appropriate consent from the Mendip council.


Do we need a chancel liability search if we are buying a Shepton Mallet property close by a parsonage?


As a result of chancel repair liability, the owners of property in Shepton Mallet which was once owned by a 'lay rectors' can be liable for repairs to a church in the area. Liability has the potential to impact the value of a Shepton Mallet property, but an indemnity policy may be available to protect the new owners. Shepton Mallet church properties include St Peter & St Paul.


Which local authority is responsible for Shepton Mallet?


Shepton Mallet is located in Mendip District Council, Council Offices, Cannards Grave Road, Shepton Mallet, Somerset, BA4 5BT, contact: 01749 648 999


What sort of inquiry in connection with the uncertain risk of local flooding in the Somerset area will a conveyancing solicitor in Shepton Mallet advise us on for an Edwardian property we intend to purchase?


Your residential property conveyancing solicitor applies for standard environmental searches, which include Shepton Mallet flood risk area information.


Doing your own conveyancing without instructing a Shepton Mallet property lawyer looks to be possible as a seller of a maisonette. However, would it really be foolish ?


There are no arguments why you cant apply this approach and complete the majority of the legal work without Shepton Mallet property lawyer.

In reality however, a conveyancing solicitor in Shepton Mallet typically handles a huge array of activities such as approving contract and checking the lease some of which require adequate training.