By Frances Traynor
19th July 2017
"Working in partnership is the key to an easy home move."
If you are buying or selling a house or flat in Beaminster, you will have to instruct a lawyer to handle conveyancing work on your behalf.
Homeward Legal's solicitor network have many years experience helping home buyers and sellers in Beaminster and throughout Dorset and our pragmatic approach means we complete the transaction faster than other firms.
Property lawyers who undertake all the legal work for your sale or purchase for a fixed rate.
If for any reason your Dorset house move does not complete we do not charge you any solicitors fees.
Using local experience, our solicitors will lead you through the whole of the conveyancing process.
No additional fees whatsoever.
Beaminster's nearest airport is Exeter International Airport (30 miles). and the closest station to Beaminster is Crewkerne, approximately 5 miles away.
Bridport Community is a nearby hospital to Beaminster.Q.
Numerous firms claim to offer theoretically cheap conveyancing quotes. However additional charges may be added into the solicitor's terms of engagement which unwary buyers fail to check. Any charges listed in terms of engagement needs to be reasonable and clear. They only come into force where the conveyancer must perform additional tasks in your interest, which could not be anticipated at the start of the process. A quote should also clearly state any disbursements.Q.
Getting contracts exchanged can take anywhere between a month and 12 weeks, which can depend on a number of issues such as the efficiency of the seller's conveyancing solicitor, or the speed of managing agents.
Our conveyancing solicitors are focused on communication completing the legal process as promptly we can.Q.
Though the dangers are usually minor, if significant harm could be caused to people or protected species by the contamination, it is likely to be labelled contaminated land. Other sources of contaminated land include water contaminants such as hydrocarbons.Q.
A property solicitor will consult with the appropriate West Dorset local authority to reveal the latest council tax band and rates, which will be included in the report on title. Correct charges for homes in Beaminster are detailed on the West Dorset council site. At the time of writing, 18 June 2012, the different rates are:
It is advised that purchasers book a home buyer survey. It is a fact that there are a wide range of defects which will impact a property, for example failed double glazing, and these will not be addressed by your conveyancing solicitor.Q.
A property conveyancer conducts property conveyancing searches that incorporate Beaminster flood risk area data. A more thorough flood search (e.g. Landmark) will typically be recommended by the solicitor in Beaminster if in the event that the enviro. search suggest a flood risk.Q.
Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) is generally due for homes valued at over 125,000 pounds. We firmly advise against any stamp duty reduction scheme. Such schemes are expensive and , if the scheme fails, you may be charged a penalty of up to 100% of the stamp duty amount owed.Q.
Your property lawyer is required to identify if the property is located within a conservation area and whether any modifications have the requisite consents from the local council.
Should no appropriate permissions be produced, your conveyancing solicitor will advise you of the best alternative like obtaining an indemnity insurance or seeking retrospective consent from the council.