By Frances Traynor
19th January 2018
"Teamwork is essential for less stressful home move."
When buying, selling or remortgaging a home in Bideford, you must instruct a solicitor to carry out the legal work for you.
Homeward Legal's conveyancing lawyers have years of experience of conveyancing in Bideford and across Devon and our proactive approach often means we move you in the shortest possible time.
Our solicitors handle all the conveyancing work for your move for a fixed rate.
We do not charge you any conveyancing solicitors fees for buying and selling a property, if your Devon house move does not complete.
With local conveyancing experience, our property lawyers will guide you along every step of the legal process.
No additional fees whatsoever.
Bideford's nearest airport is Exeter International Airport (40 miles). The nearest station to Bideford is Barnstaple, about 7 miles away.
The nearest hospital for Bideford is Bideford.Q.
Both high-street and online solicitors promote theoretically cheap conveyancing. However additional costs may be added into small print, left unread by preoccupied buyers and sellers Any additional costs should be fair. They be applied only where the conveyancer must complete work beyond standard conveyancing in your interest, which could not be anticipated at the start of the process.Q.
Conveyancing searches are common pack of enquiries carried out on your behalf, including a drainage search. These will not give information on the physical condition of the property.Q.
Restrictions exist to limit topsoil contamination, but some existing contaminants can reside for decades after exposure. Land may also be contaminated by other sources, including groundwater contaminants like pesticides.Q.
A competent solicitor in Bideford will carry out flood searches (Landmark search) if the environmental search flags up a risk.
Sometimes buyers get in touch with a neighbour to get further assurance or local Devon flooding repair expert, like Taylors Property Services, 3 Golf Links Rd, Westward Ho, Bideford, EX39 1LH Tel: 01237 421230.Q.
All fees and disbursements should be identified on your quote. This cost is a fee not a disbursement, and should be included in the quote for your conveyancing.Q.
Bideford searches ranges in cost. Commonly ordered searches include a chancel liability search and a local authority search.Q.
North Devon planning authority searches conducted by your solicitor as part of the conveyancing should ascertain if the property is inside a designated conservation area proof of Coal Authority consent for alterations will be requested. In the event that no suitable consents be supplied, your conveyancing solicitor will advise you of all options such as getting an indemnity insurance policy or requesting retrospective consent from the appropriate local authority.Q.
When buying with a mortgage, your lender will require legal work to be carried out on their behalf. Over the last two years, some lenders are now limiting the firms who can act for them. For buyers, this can result in significantly higher conveyancing costs. We, however, are able to act for many CML-approved lenders, keeping buyers' legal costs to a minimum.