By Frances Traynor
24th April 2018
"Working together is vital for a speedier completion."
If you are buying or selling your home, or perhaps wanting to release some equity, then you should instruct a conveyancing solicitor to complete the legal work.
Homeward Legal's property lawyers have many years of experience in Andover and around the county of Hampshire. Add that to our results-driven, speed-focused conveyancing methods and it means we complete the transaction in the shortest possible time.
Conveyancing solicitors who undertake all the conveyancing work for your home move for a fixed cost.
We do not charge you any solicitors fees, if your Hampshire house move does not complete.
Using their area experience, our property lawyers will lead you through the conveyancing process.
No additional fees whatsoever.
By road: Andover is served by the A303, A342, A343 and A3057. By rail: The nearest train station is Andover. By air: Andover is closest to Southampton Airport (19 miles), Blackbushe Airport and TAG London Farnborough Airport (both 37 miles), Bournemouth Airport (42), and London Oxford Airport (51 miles).
Hospital: Andover War Memorial, Charlton Road, Andover, SP10 3LB. Council: Test Valley Borough (www.testvalley.gov.uk).
Attractions: Hawk Conservancy Trust, Cottonworth Vineyard, Thruxton Motorsport Centre, Museum of Army Chaplaincy, Finkley Down Farm Park, and The Museum of the Iron Age.Q.
Our solicitors and licensed conveyancers in Andover often get instructed by buyers and sellers at auction. Shrewd buyers always choose an affordable solicitors’ practice as soon as they can to allow for a detailed investigation of the sellers’ legal pack well before the auction day. Then, after the auction, the conveyancing lawyer is absolutely geared up to briskly conclude the transaction within the tight four-week timeframe./p>
For the best and clearest quote, why not try our quote calculator? Or, if you want to talk to someone, you could call our expert auction team on 0800 038 6699Q.
These distinguish areas designated as being of historical or architectural value. A conveyancing solicitor will discuss the relevant responsibilities you would be taking on by purchasing in a conservation area for affected areas in Andover, such as what restrictions to developing your house may exist, or if there are flowers or trees that should be maintained.Q.
Extensive measures are taken on a local and national level to locate and clean up soil contamination. Other sources of contaminated land include groundwater contaminants like pesticides. An environmental search will reveal the state of any contamination in the location of your property.Q.
Legally speaking, there is no argument at all why you can’t carry out the greater majority of the legal work unaided. In reality however, a conveyancing solicitor in Andover is familiar with a huge number of skilled tasks (ranging from chasing mortgage offers and communicating with managing agents), which need a skilled professional. Your inexperience will incur delays which may derail the entire transaction.
Try our quote calculator or call our waiting team on 0800 038 6699 for your fixed-fee quote.Q.
All fees and disbursements should be clearly stated on the quote for your conveyancing, with all potential additional costs clearly stated. This cost, for example, is a fee not a disbursement, and should normally be included in a quote. Homeward Legal’s quotes are transparent and clear, with the fees fixed, so will always be in control of what you are paying.Q.
A key part of the legal process of purchasing a property involves the lawyer conducting property conveyancing searches that provide some details with regard to the flood-risk area in Andover. Should the results dictate, a more in-depth flood search can be ordered. You might also consider talking to one of your future neighbours for more anecdotal local flooding knowledge.
Until quite recently, almost all conveyancing solicitors could act for the large mortgage lenders. But then a number of lenders limited the firms who can act for them. For property-buyers, this can result in significantly higher conveyancing costs. Homeward Legal, however, are able to act for the vast majority of lenders in the UK, ensuring that you aren’t liable for the lender’s legal costs.Q.
Conveyancing will occasionally take more time, even where there is no chain. Some delays are regrettably out of the solicitors' hands. At Homeward Legal, we endeavour to diminish their impact wherever it is feasible by driving the transaction forward. Delays can include slow solicitors acting for the other side.
To discuss your needs and to obtain your free, fixed-fee, ‘No Completion, No Fee’-guaranteed quote, contact our team on 0800 038 6699.Q.
Stamp Duty is based on the value of the home. On a £408000 property, stamp duty will be £12240.*
Commonly, a report on title will supply the relevant Test Valley council tax band. Council tax charges for homes in Andover are published online at the Test Valley council website. At the time of writing on 22 October 2012 the rates are:
Property owners in an area near church property in the locality must contribute towards repairs, where chancel repair liability exists. Indemnity policies can be arranged if chancel liability is likely to be enforced. A solicitor will be able to advise as to whether a chancel search is necessary, and recommend suitable insurance. Church lands in this area include St Mary and St Michael & All Angels, West.Q.
The regular procedure is to get Local Authority, Drainage Search (Con29DW) and Environment Search, and possibly specific local Andover searches, like a HS2 Search.Q.
Land will be contaminated by a range of environmental concerns, like overhead transmission lines. An environmental search will give more information. Contamination can be caused by local waste sites, including Apsley Farm Landfill Site, Pickett Piece, Hampshire, SP11 6NA.Q.
A key part of the legal process of purchasing a property involves the conveyancing lawyer conducting property conveyancing searches that provide some details with regard to Andover flood risk area.Q.
Legally speaking there is no argument at all why you cant apply this approach and carry out the greater majority of the legal work unaided. In reality however, a conveyancing solicitor in Andover is familiar with a huge number of skilled tasks ranging from chasing mortgage offer and communicating with managing agents which need a skilled professional.