By Frances Traynor
19th January 2018
"Working together is the secret to an easy home move."
If you are selling or buying a home in Bedfordshire, you will have to instruct a lawyer to carry out the legal work for you.
Homeward Legal's solicitor panel have vast experience of conveyancing in Bedfordshire and across the East Midlands. Our proactive approach means we complete the transaction faster than other firms.
Solicitors who undertake all the conveyancing work for your house move for a fixed price.
If your Bedfordshire move does not complete we do not charge you any solicitors fees.
With local experience, our CQS solicitors will lead you through the details of your sale or purchase.
No additional fees whatsoever.
The nearest train station to Bedfordshire is Bedford St Johns, almost a mile away. The closest airport to Bedfordshire is Luton Airport (18 miles).
Bedford North Wing is a nearby hospital.Q.
This affects many buyers who opted for a very cheap quote, only to be stung later in the conveyancing process, and many property lawyers purport to offer supposedly 'the cheapest conveyancing quotes'. However extra charges may increase the final invoice. Any additional fees found in the small print needs to be fair and come into force only if the lawyer must complete unanticipated additional work , which could not be anticipated at the start of the process. Any disbursements to be paid should also be clearly stated on any quote for conveyancing in BedfordshireHomeward Legal quotes are not estimates, and offer a clear statement of your legal fees for a standard conveyancing transaction.Q.
Homeward Legal has a efficient style to completing the conveyancing work for home movers as quickly as possible.
The use of modern conveyancing management systems . We also give property sellers a SRA lawyer incentivised to communicate with all parties in the buyer and seller chain like landlords, to get a fast move.Q.
No. Homeward Legal will never charge any additional fees. Some solicitors only estimate conveyancing costs. You may face a much greater total fee when you have completed.Q.
The result of a landmark case 10 years ago reaffirmed that 'lay impropriators' of property must subsidise church repairs. Parochial Church Councils in Bedfordshire must register their interest over property by October 2013, simplifying the chancel search process.Q.
The common conveyancing procedure is to obtain Local Authority Search, Drainage and Water Search and Environment Search and occasionally less common searches, which might include Official Search of Part with Priority (OS2).Q.
The lawyer will write to the appropriate council to find out the applicable council tax band and rates, which should subsequently be set out in the conveyancer's title report.
Council tax rates for Bedfordshire are listed at the Central Bedfordshire council site. At the time of writing on 06 February 2013 rates for all bands are:
Your solicitor responsible for your move could advise a chancel search, whichever parish in which the home being purchased is located. Although some Parochial Church Councils (PCCs) have determined to exact chancel repairs on the current owners of lay rectorships, a solicitor cannot state with certainty that a parish which has not imposed liability will continue to be free from liability. In the event that chancel liability may apply, your solicitor might recommend insurance rather than pulling out of the purchase.Q.
Many estate agents will have a referral arrangement with solicitors whereby they refer work, however, such referrals must be compared with other local solicitors, or better-value firms found online, as an agent may decide to recommend whichever firm pays the most per referral, not the most suitable for you.