By Frances Traynor
20th April 2017
"A team you can rely on throughout your home move."
If you are selling or buying a home in Alton, you should instruct a property lawyer to take care of legal work for you.
Our property lawyers have years of experience helping home buyers and sellers in Alton and all over Hampshire and our pragmatic approach often means we complete the transaction faster than other firms.
Our property lawyers undertake all the conveyancing work for your house move for a fixed cost.
We do not charge you any conveyancing solicitors fees, if your Hampshire move does not complete.
With their area experience, our solicitors will guide you through the whole of the conveyancing process.
No additional fees whatsoever.
Alton's nearest train station is Alton at 1 mile and the closest airport to Alton is Farnborough (TAG London) Airport (12 miles). Southampton Airport is 22 miles and Blackbushe Airport is 14 miles away.
Alton Community is the nearest hospital for Alton.Q.
Confusion over this matter catches out many homeowners, and can leave them paying far more in fees than they budgeted. Many solicitors claim to offer theoretically 'the cheapest conveyancing', but extra costs will be included in the terms. Busy, stressed homeowners ignore these terms at their peril. Additional costs which are listed in terms of engagement should be reasonable and only apply to matters if your conveyancer is required to complete unexpected extra work , which could not be anticipated at the start of the process.Q.
No. We do not charge any hidden costs to buy or sell a home.Q.
We have solicitors with experience working alongside most lenders approved by the CML. A number of mortgage specialists operate in Alton, like Stedman & Co, 30 Downing St, Farnham, GU9 7PD, Smaart Associates Ltd, Sandy Farm/Sands Rd, Farnham, GU10 1PX, and Definitive Financial Solutions Ltd, Upper Farm, Wootton St. Lawrence, Basingstoke, RG23 8PE. The solicitor managing the legal work for your move can state specific lenders' requirements.Q.
Conveyancing searches handled by your property solicitor in Alton should include the far more thorough flood search if required.
If you remain concerned you can always visit a neighbour of the property or local Hampshire flood repair expert, like M J W Building Contractor, 44 Pheasant Cl, Four Marks, Alton, GU34 5FH Tel: 01420 563203.Q.
You should be include your new homes council tax band in the title report. Up-to-date rates for Alton are detailed on the East Hampshire local authority website. On, 02 December 2012, rates for all bands are:
Agent referrals are a not uncommon way for home buyers to find a solicitor, however, such referrals should be compared against alternatives, such as local solicitors, or firms found online, as the agent may recommend the firm which pays to the largest referral fee, not the most suitable for you.Q.
An integral step in the legal due diligence process involves your conveyancing lawyer conducting environmental searches that go into details with respect to Alton flooding. A more search, such as the Landmark search, may possibly be advised by your Alton property lawyer, if in the event that the initial searches show a flood risk.Q.
Alton's local area has a history of contamination from agriculture or industry, like much of the UK. Environment search results will factor contaminants, including metals and others such as groundwater contamination and radioactive waste.