By Frances Traynor
20th April 2017
"Teamwork is the ability to work together towards a united aim."
If you are selling or buying a property in Braintree, you will have to instruct a solicitor to handle legal side of things on your behalf.
Homeward Legal's property lawyers have years of experience of conveyancing in Braintree and across Essex. Our proactive approach means we complete the transaction faster than other firms.
Our conveyancing solicitors perform all the legal work for your sale or purchase for a fixed price.
You will not be charged any property legal fees for buying and selling a house, if for any reason your Essex house move does not complete.
With local experience, your solicitor will guide you through the details of the conveyancing process.
No additional fees whatsoever.
The closest airport to Braintree is Stansted Airport. London Airport is 23 miles, Elmsett Airport is 23 miles and away. Braintree's nearest station is Braintree at 1 mile s.Q.
Bocking Essex Windmill, Great Notley Country Park & Flitch Way Country Park and Cressing Temple Historic Buildingare all around Braintree.
The closest hospital to Braintree is St Michaels Braintree.Q.
Several firms offer so-called cheap conveyancing, but extra costs will be included in the solicitor's terms of engagement. Any extra fees listed in terms of engagement should be reasonable and be applicable if your solicitor must complete work beyond standard conveyancing for you, which could not be anticipated at the start of the process.Q.
A conveyancer is likely to recommend a chancel search. Through some church councils have decided to charge chancel repairs on the owners, a solicitor cannot state with certainty that a parish where chancel repair fees have not been paid previously will not continue to be so. It is not safe to rely on the historical behaviour of the parish council alone as a guide.Q.
There is not a absolute definition of fixtures and fittings, potentially leading to anger after a sale completes and some items which the buyer assumed would be left behind are taken by the sellers when they move out. For many transactions, this is overlooked, making the approval of the list of fixtures and fittings essential.
Of lenders with local branches around Braintree, Homeward Legal alongside most. Lenders and mortgage specialists in Braintree include Kings Financial, 18 New St, Braintree, CM7 1ES, Cavendish Mortgage Consultants, Longleat House/247 London Rd, Black Notley, Braintree, CM77 8QQ, and Key Financial Services, 18-20 Bank St, Braintree, CM7 1UP.Q.
Stamp Duty will depend on the home's value. It is £38960 on a £974000 property.*
*This information accurate as of December 2012Q.
The relevant band should usually be detailed within the title report, as well as by the local authority.
The latest tax rates for Braintree are detailed online at the Braintree council site. At the time of writing (01 June 2012) the rates are:
On paper there are no arguments why a home mover cant adopt a DIY approach and embark on the legal and technical work without assistance. The truth is however that a property lawyer is familiar with a long list of actions such as drafting contracts or the Land Registry formalities many of which need a qualified solicitor.Q.
Your mortgage lender will require legal work to be performed on their behalf. Some lenders are now reducing the size of their 'solicitor panel', which may result in increased conveyancing costs for property purchasers. Homeward Legal, however, will act for all large mortgage lenders to keep legal costs to a minimum.