By Frances Traynor
23rd March 2018
"Working in partnership is crucial for a quicker move."
When buying or selling a home in Cambridge, you should instruct a property lawyer to carry out the legal work for you.
Our network of solicitors have a wealth of experience of conveyancing in Cambridge and throughout Cambridgeshire and our proactive approach often means we move you faster than other firms.
Property lawyers who carry out all the conveyancing work for your move for a fixed fee.
If your Cambridgeshire house move does not complete we do not charge you any solicitors fees for buying and selling a home.
With local Cambridge and Cambridgeshire conveyancing experience, our solicitors will guide you through every aspect of the legal process.
No additional fees whatsoever.
As determined by the UK census, Cambridge's usual residential population is 421,467 people spread over an area of 461,188 acres (186,636 hectares) meaning a residential population density 0.9 people per acre (2.3 per hectare).Q.
Impington Cambs Windmill, Cambridge All Saints Churches Conservation Trust and Cambridge Leper Chapel Historic Building are in the vicinity of Cambridge.
Cambridge is nearby at under 2m of junction entry 13 Southbound of the M11.
Cambridge's closest train station is Cambridge at 1 mile s. Cambridge's nearest airport is Cambridge City Airport. Stansted Airport is 23 miles away.
The nearest hospital for Cambridge is Cambridge.Q.
Many firms offer cheap conveyancing quotes, however extra charges can pad the final bill. Any extra costs should be reasonable. The Homeward Legal quote calculator will confirm the exact legal fees based on the property you are buying.Q.
Your Cambridge conveyancing solicitor is likely to recommend that a chancel search be taken out. Chancel repair dues can be collected on the owners of a residence where church councils have previously chosen not to do so, so it can be difficult to use this as a guide.Q.
The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors strongly advise that Cambridge buyers book a property survey. It is a fact that there are many problems that will impact a property. These can include poor drainage or flat roof leaks, and issues such as these are not likely to be investigated as part of the conveyancing itself.Q.
Most mortgage lenders in Cambridge are on our solicitor panel.
Lenders and mortgage specialists in Cambridge include:
There is some risk of gazumping, and it does not depend on where you are in the country. It can, however, depend on how long you and your solicitor take to complete the conveyancing duties needed. If you take too long, there’s a risk that someone could make a higher offer and the seller might accept.
To try and avoid this from happening, check out our article on gazumping.Q.
This all depends on several factors, but your conveyancer will be able to talk you through the options. It may be that your mortgage lender specifies personal searches, in which case you will need a company like Searches UK - 0800 043 1815.Q.
Yes - Our team are property auction specialists and regularly do the legal work for buyers at auction. Our niche auction team of conveyancing lawyers have been instructed by many buyers and sellers at regional residential property auctions that, amongst others, include Acuitus, Allsop (Commercial), Allsop (Residential), Auction House London, Award Property, Barnett Ross, Baxtons, Brendons Auctioneers, Countrywide Property Auctions and Drivers Norris.
Adept purchasers will decide on a an affordable conveyancing firm as quickly as they can to allow sufficient time for a review of the sellers legal pack well before the date of the auction. Subsequently, immediately after the property auction date your chosen lawyer is totally able to concentrate on concluding the legal work inside the limited time as required .Q.
Homeward Legal takes a very active approach to concluding the conveyancing work as fast as possible.
Our conveyancing solicitors try to communicate through all parts of the buyer and seller chain and that utilise new CMS systems to finish your house move to your preferred move date.