By Frances Traynor
19th July 2017
"Working in partnership is the secret to less stressful completion."
If you are buying or selling a property in Birkenhead, you will need to appoint a solicitor to handle conveyancing work on your behalf.
Our panel of solicitors have years of experience of conveyancing in Birkenhead and across Merseyside. Our highly proactive approach often means we move you faster than other firms.
Our solicitors handle all the legal work for your move for a fixed cost of conveyancing in Birkenhead.
If for any reason your Merseyside house move does not complete you will not be charged any property legal fees for buying and selling a property.
Using their local experience, our property lawyers will guide you through the details of the conveyancing process.
No additional fees whatsoever.
The closest station to Birkenhead is Birkenhead Central, approximately 1 mile away. The closest airport to Birkenhead is Liverpool John Lennon Airport (8 miles). Howarden Airport is 16 miles away.
Birkenhead is about 2m of Junction 1 of the M53.Q.
Liverpool Tate Liverpool Art Gallery and Liverpool The Bluecoat Gallery Art Gallery are close to Birkenhead.
The closest hospital is St Catherines Birkenhead.Q.
This catches out many homeowners, and can leave them paying far more in fees than they budgeted, and many property lawyers claim to offer 'the cheapest conveyancing quotes', but extra charges are often hiding in the terms and conditions that homeowners often do not check. Any disbursements to be paid ought to be defined on the conveyancing quote Any charges found in the solicitor's terms ought to be reasonable and clear and only come into force where your solicitor must complete unanticipated additional work , which could not be anticipated at the start of the process.Q.
The process can take anywhere between one month and three months, which can depend on various factors e.g. the speed of the vendor's conveyancer, or whether your solicitor has to act for your lender. Our conveyancing solicitors are exceptionally proactive with the intention of completing the legal process as promptly we can.Q.
It is not uncommon for agents to recommend one or more conveyancing firms. However, if they are paid a referral fee, it may be the case that the agent recommends the firm which pays to the largest referral fee, not the best solicitor for your needs.Q.
When arranging a mortgage, a mortgage provider will need legal work to be undertaken in relation to the mortgage. Some lenders have limited the firms who can act for them, potentially creating higher conveyancing costs for property buyers. Homeward Legal will act on behalf of all major mortgage lenders, keeping buyers' legal costs to a minimum.Q.
No. Homeward Legal do not charge any hidden charges for standard conveyancing legal work. Some firms only provide estimates disguised as quotes. You may face a much greater total fee when you have completed.Q.
Your conveyancer will write to the governing Liverpool local council to ascertain the applicable council tax charges which will be set out in the conveyancing report on title.
Council tax rates for properties in Birkenhead are tabled on the Liverpool council website. At the time of writing on 27 January 2013 band rates are:
It is strongly advised that all purchasers order a RICS survey when buying in Birkenhead. There can be many issues that can negatively affect a property, that a solicitor will be unable to address. These can include poor drainage and cracks around door frames.Q.
Homeward Legal do not recommend home buyers arrange any form of stamp duty scheme. Such schemes are highly expensive and can be very unlikely to succeed.