By Frances Traynor
23rd March 2018
"The best team to choose to handle your home move."
When buying or selling a property in Bridport, you will need to chose a lawyer to look after the legal side of things for your move.
Our conveyancing lawyers have many years experience helping home buyers and sellers in Bridport and all over Dorset and our pragmatic approach often means we complete the transaction in the shortest possible time.
Conveyancing solicitors who handle all the legal work for your move for a fixed fee.
If your Dorset house move does not complete we do not charge you any property legal fees for buying and selling a home.
With their area experience, our solicitors will guide you through the conveyancing process.
No additional fees whatsoever.
Bridport's closest airport is Exeter International Airport. The closest train station to Bridport is Maiden Newton.
Bridport Community is a relatively close hospital.Q.
The confusion over this point catches out many buyers, and can leave them paying far more in conveyancing fees than they budgeted. Many law firms purport to offer theoretically cheap conveyancing quotes. However additional costs may be added into the small print. Any charges which are listed in terms of engagement should be fair and clearly defined. Applicable disbursements ought to be listed on your quote. We provide quotes, not estimates, and clearly state the fees for a standard conveyancing.Q.
Until recently, solicitors could carry out mortgage-related work for most lenders. A small number of lenders have limited the firms who can act for them. This can mean increased legal costs for property purchasers. Homeward Legal are able to act for most mortgage lenders, keeping buyers' legal costs to a minimum.Q.
Conservation areas in Bridport are designated by the local West Dorset planning authority, who manage things like street furniture to the avoidance of traffic signs. Following a campaign, English Heritage have produced a list of the condition of conservation areas in Bridport and throughout England.
It is strongly advised that all buyers in Bridport book a house surveyor to undertake a survey. There can be many defects that will impact a property, which a conveyancing solicitor will not report on. These include blocked drains.Q.
Stamp Duty Land Tax is payable for property purchases over 125,000 pounds. Stamp duty avoidance should not be considered when purchasing in Bridport, as such schemes are often uneconomical and HMRC may challenge a scheme up to six years later meaning that the full stamp duty amount will be payable.Q.
If you use a solicitor offering a 'no move, no fee' guarantee, the earlier in the process you can instruct a solicitor, the better, as conveyancing involves a number of tasks that can begin straight away. Some sources advocate holding off instruction until the offer is accepted, but delays can risk the other side pulling out, particularly in uncertain market conditions.Q.
Yes - Our property lawyers do frequently act for sellers at auction. Our panel of solicitors and conveyancers have in the past acted for countless buyers and sellers at national and local auctions including Acuitus, Allsop (Commercial), Allsop (Residential), Auction House London, Award Property, Barnett Ross, Baxtons, Brendons Auctioneers, Countrywide Property Auctions and Drivers Norris.
Typically more complicated to convey properties e. g. development propositions, are bought at auction which tend to want supplementary. Solicitors therefore encourage auction buyers to choose a conveyancing solicitor well before the date of the auction so there is time for a full review.
Thereafter, following the auction day your appointed property lawyer will be prepared for concluding all of the legal work in 4 weeks as usually required .Q.
With the history of industry in parts of Bridport, soil contamination is inescapable. Various bodies hold data on land contaminants affecting Bridport, including local authorities.