By Frances Traynor
20th April 2017
"Working together is crucial for less stressful home move."
If you are buying or selling a home in Belford, you will have to instruct a solicitor to handle legal work for you.
Homeward Legal's network of solicitors have vast experience of conveyancing in Belford and across Northumberland. Our proactive approach means we complete the transaction in the shortest possible time.
Our solicitors carry out all the conveyancing work for your move for a fixed rate.
You will not be charged any solicitors fees, if for any reason your Northumberland house move does not complete.
With Belford conveyancing experience, our solicitors will guide you through the details of the legal process.
No additional fees whatsoever.
Belford's nearest airport is Newcastle Airport. and Belford's nearest train station is Chathill.
The most convenient hospital to Belford is Berwick Infirmary.Q.
Various property lawyers offer so-called 'the cheapest conveyancing quotes'. However extra fees can pad the solicitor's invoice. Applicable disbursements should also be clearly stated on any quote for conveyancing in BelfordGet a quote using the Homeward Legal quote calculator for the property you are buying.Q.
Most lenders in Belford are on our solicitors' panels. Lenders and mortgage specialists in Belford include Simply Mortgages Plus, 26 Douglas Cr, Kelso, TD5 8BB.Q.
Land in Belford can be contaminated by many natural and human-influenced issues. Contaminants including proximity to waste sites or nearby electrical substations will be considered as part of the environmental searches.Q.
Whichever Belford parish in which you are buying, a Belford conveyancing solicitor may suggest a chancel search. Although some parish councils have decided to impose chancel repairs on the current owners of affected property, it is not possible to be certain that a parish where repair costs have not been paid before will continue to be free from liability, so it can be difficult to use this as a guide.Q.
The agent will push a solicitor, however, such referrals should be compared against alternatives, such as local solicitors, or firms found online, as some agents choose the firm which pays to the largest referral fee, not the most suitable for you.Q.
Traditionally, it was usually straightforward for solicitors to act for both a buyer and their lender. Over the last two years, some lenders have reduced the number of firms on their approved panel. For buyers, this can result in significantly increased conveyancing costs. Homeward Legal will act for the majority of lenders, ensuring that an additional lawyer will not be required to act for your lender.Q.
The Stamp Duty you must pay will depend on the valuation. For a property bought for £390000, stamp duty is £11700.*
*(Source - www.gov.uk, July 2012)Q.
Whether buying or selling, the earlier, the better, as there are several tasks which may be carried out immediately. Instructing a solicitor early can limit the risk of the other side pulling out.