By Frances Traynor
20th April 2017
"A solicitor team you can count on during your property transaction."
When buying or selling a home in Bowthorpe, you will need to instruct a property lawyer to handle legal work for your move.
Homeward Legal's solicitor network have a wealth of experience of conveyancing in Bowthorpe and all over Norfolk. Our highly proactive approach means we move you in the shortest possible time.
Our property lawyers carry out all the conveyancing work for your move for a fixed rate.
If your Norfolk house move does not complete we do not charge you any solicitors fees for buying and selling a property.
With local conveyancing experience, our CQS solicitors will guide you through the details of the legal process.
No additional fees whatsoever.
The closest airport to Bowthorpe is Norwich International Airport. The nearest train station to Bowthorpe is Norwich.
Norwich, Old Watton Rd is the most convenient hospital.Q.
Many solicitors purport to offer theoretically cheap conveyancing quotes, but additional costs will be included in the solicitor's terms, left unread by preoccupied property buyers and sellers Any disbursements should also be clearly stated on the quote. The online quote calculator can generate an accurate statement of the legal fees for the property you plan to buy.Q.
A conveyancer will contact the governing South Norfolk local authority to discover the currently applicable council tax band and rates, which should be written in the conveyancing report on title. Up-to-date rates for properties in Bowthorpe are set out in detail online at the South Norfolk council site. At the time of authoring (30 June 2012) the different rates are:
The areas near or within Bowthorpe will include numerous areas of 'special architectural and historic interest' designated as conservation areas. Living in a conservation area can mean better maintained homes and gardens, but the restrictions can make repairs more costly or time-consuming. A solicitor will discuss what specific restrictions are in place.Q.
Policies and legislation are in place to control pollution, waste, water and chemical contamination. The local authority for Bowthorpe will be able to provide more detail on cases of contamination.Q.
The Stamp Duty you will owe depends on the purchase price of the home. On a £449000 home, stamp duty will be £13470.Q.
Searches range in cost, depending on the searches required. These searches are will be charged at cost.Q.
Conservation areas are specified by the local authority (South Norfolk) who govern everything from what can be developed to the blockage of traffic signs. English Heritage, a government body, have created records of the condition of conservation areas.Q.
It is strongly recommended that home buyers book a RICS surveyor to perform a survey when purchasing in Bowthorpe. There are a range of defects that can affect a property. These can include corrosion of pipework, and these will not be addressed by your conveyancing solicitor.