By Frances Traynor
18th October 2017
"A solicitor team you can depend on during your move."
When selling or buying in Chard, you will need to instruct a property lawyer to take care of legal side of things on your behalf.
Homeward Legal's network of solicitors have a wealth of experience of conveyancing in Chard and throughout Somerset and our pragmatic approach means we complete the transaction in the shortest possible time.
Our solicitors carry out all the conveyancing work for your move for a fixed fee.
If for any reason your Somerset house move does not complete you will not be charged any solicitors fees.
Using their area conveyancing experience, our solicitors will guide you through the details of the legal process.
No additional fees whatsoever.
The closest airport to Chard is Exeter International Airport. and the nearest station to Chard is Axminster.
Chard is the most convenient hospital to Chard.Q.
Various conveyancers purport to offer theoretically cheap conveyancing, but additional costs may inflate the solicitor's invoice. Our quotes clearly state all legal fees for a standard conveyancing transaction.Q.
In Chard, where land was once owned by a lay rectors, new owners of that property may be obliged to subsidise repairs to a medieval church. A chancel search addresses if such a liability exists. Liability is more common in some parts of the country. The solicitor handling your conveyancing will be able to advise as to whether a chancel search is necessary. Chard ecclesiastical properties where chancel liability may apply include Furnham Good Shepherd and St Mary's.Q.
In fact we prepare legal packs for vendors and commonly get instructed by sellers at auction. Our niche auction team of lawyers have in the past acted for countless buyers and sellers at local Chard property auctions, for example Acuitus, Allsop (Commercial), Allsop (Residential), Auction House London, Award Property, Barnett Ross, Baxtons, Brendons Auctioneers, Countrywide Property Auctions and Drivers Norris.
Normally hard to value homes e. g. development land, are bought in property auctions which tend to necessitate additional inquiries. Conveyancers therefore encourage that purchasers formally instruct an auction experienced lawyer well before the auction day for a thorough review. After the auction day your chosen lawyer is fully focused on concluding the conveyancing inside as short a time frame as typically required .
It is strongly recommended that purchasers book a survey. There can be a range of defects that can affect a property, that a lender's valuation survey, for example, will not cover, which include wet rot.Q.
Homeward Legal takes an extremely take charge approach to finishing the conveyancing to meet the sellers requirements.
We only ever allocate you to lawyers which will always communicate throughout the buyer and seller chain . Additionally Homeward Legals SRA regulated solicitors are chosen because they have the latest HMRC and Land Registry integrated and technology systems to exchange on the sale quickly.Q.
The local authority LLC1 searches conducted by your Chard property lawyer in the process of the conveyancing should find out whether the property is within a conservation area and evidence of permission for changes to the property will be required.Should no authority consents be available, your conveyancing solicitor will give you professional advice on the alternatives for example getting covered by an indemnity insurance policy or getting retrospective consent from South Somerset planning authority.Q.
Your Chard property lawyer will get additional flood risk searches (Landmark search) if the initial conveyancing searches spots a significant risk Chard flood risk.
You can always converse with a neighbour of the property for some further information.Q.
We do not recommend clients risk any stamp duty reduction scheme, because these schemes are costly and the HMRC can review a scheme up to 6 years after a sale is completed .