By Frances Traynor
19th October 2017
"Working in partnership is vital for a smoother completion."
Thinking of remortgaging? Or are you buying or selling your home? Then you should instruct a conveyancing solicitor to complete the legal work for you.
The property lawyers at Homeward Legal have many years of conveyancing experience in Broadstairs and throughout Kent. Matched with our results-driven, speed-focused methods, it means we complete the transaction in the shortest possible time.
Our conveyancing solicitors undertake all the legal work for your move for a fixed fee.
We do not charge you any conveyancing fees, if your Kent house move does not complete.
Using their area conveyancing experience, our CQS solicitors will guide you through every aspect of the legal process.
No additional fees whatsoever.
By road: Broadstairs is served by the A254 and A555. By rail: The nearest train station is Broadstairs. By air: Broadstairs is closest to Rochester Airport (46 miles).
Hospital: Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother, St. Peter’s Road, Margate, CT9 4AN. Council: Thanet District (www.thanet.gov.uk).
Attractions: Viking Bay, North Foreland Lighthouse, Pierremont Park, Botany Bay, Dickens House Museum, and Crampton Tower Museum.Q.
In fact, Homeward Legal deals with auctions throughout the UK and frequently take instructions from buyers and sellers. It is a shrewd move for auction-buyers to pick their firm as early as possible to allow enough time for a thorough review of the legal papers prior to the actual auction. Thereafter, your now-prepared lawyer can be fully focused on completing the purchase in a month as conventionally required. For the best and clearest quote, why not try our quote calculator? Or, if you want to talk to one of our specialist auction team members, you could on 0800 038 6699.Q.
Your solicitor could certainly recommend procuring a chancel search. In Broadstairs' much older areas, chancel repair can be imposed on current owners of a property where Parochial Church Councils have not imposed the same liability on the previous owners, so it can be difficult to use this as a guide.Q.
Buyers in Broadstairs should be aware that there are several local conservation areas. Your solicitor will be able to advise further and discuss the relevant responsibilities, with regards to specific conservation areas in Broadstairs.Q.
There is no legal impediment why you shouldn’t engage in the legal and technical conveyancing work without the assistance of an expert solicitor in Broadstairs if you really wanted to. However, a property lawyer typically handles a long list of actions (such as approving completion statements, or reading and interpreting the lease), many of which are better done by someone with training and experience. Even more importantly, DIY-conveyancers will not be covered by the appropriate insurance cover, which qualified legal firms are required to carry by the Solicitors Regulation Authority. Our team at Homeward Legal is waiting for your call and to help on 0800 038 6699.Q.
As is often stated by Homeward Legal, employing a proactive and diligent solicitor as soon as possible is crucial to fast conveyancing. Beyond that, there are numerous tasks you, as the purchaser, could do, such as:
It may not be obvious whether an itemised charge is a fee or a disbursement in most legal practices’ quotes and bills because of the way they
present the charges and the terminology they use. However, this charge is a fee not a disbursement, and should be included in your quote.Q.
The Stamp Duty payable is dependent on the property's value, and is triggered if it is bought for more than £125,000. On a £759,000 house, the stamp duty will be £27,950.Q.
The conveyancing process can take anywhere from three weeks to three months, and it can be hampered by a number of factors such as the speed of the vendor’s lawyer, or the communication with managing agents. Our proactive property lawyers at Homeward Legal are highly focused on communication and completing the process as speedily as realistically possible, with a target of at most six weeks. To discuss your needs and to obtain your free, fixed-fee, ‘No Move, No Fee’-guaranteed quote, contact our team on 0800 038 6699.Q.
Property in Broadstairs is contaminated by numerous naturally-occurring factors. Issues including radioactive substances in the region will be investigated during the conveyancing process.Q.
The solicitor will always identify whether the property is within a conservation area, and if so, whether any alterations have appropriate consents from the Thanet authority.Q.
This happens when a house seller approves a buyer's offer and then rejects it, selecting instead a higher offer. Gazumping could occur days before contracts are due to be exchanged. Because acceptance of an offer is not binding on the seller until exchange of contracts, there is a risk of gazumping. Instructing a solicitor as soon as possible is a key first step to reducing this risk.Q.
Some metal contamination may have occurred throughout Broadstairs, but an plot will be marked as 'contaminated land' if the risk to human life is unacceptable. The local authority for Broadstairs will be able to provide more detail on cases of contamination.Q.
Potentially amounting to over £100,000 in repair cost obligations, chancel liability should be considered by buyers of Broadstairs property likely to be affected. A chancel search is used to check that such a liability exists. Your conveyancing solicitor can provide more details. Church of England properties in the area where a chancel search may be appropriate include Holy Trinity.Q.
If you want to have a go you can conceivably engage in the legal and technical work without engaging an expert solicitor in Broadstairs. However, a property solicitor typically handles a long list of actions such as approving completion statements or reading the lease many of which are better done by someone with training.
Even more importantly DIY conveyancers will not be covered by appropriate insurance cover which qualified legal firms are required by the SRA to obtain.Q.
Buyers in Broadstairs should be aware of a range of local conservation areas. Your solicitor will be able to advise further and discuss the relevant responsibilities, regarding specific conservation areas in Broadstairs.