By Frances Traynor
20th April 2017
"A team you can count on throughout your move."
If you are selling or buying in Charmouth, you will have to instruct a solicitor to look after the legal work for your move.
Homeward Legal's panel of conveyancing solicitors have a wealth of experience of conveyancing in Charmouth and across Dorset. Our proactive approach means we complete the transaction faster than other firms.
Our solicitors handle all the conveyancing work for your home move for a fixed fee.
If your Dorset house move does not complete we do not charge you any conveyancing solicitors fees.
With area expertise, our solicitors will guide you through the details of your sale or purchase.
No additional fees whatsoever.
Charmouth's nearest station is Axminster. The closest airport to Charmouth is Exeter International Airport.
Axminster is a nearby hospital for Charmouth.Q.
Many solicitors offer 'the cheapest conveyancing quotes'. Unfortunately extra fees may increase your solicitor's invoice. Extra costs should be fair and reasonable and be applicable if your lawyer must complete additional work , which could not be anticipated at the start of the process. We provide quotes, not estimates, and clearly state the fees for a standard conveyancing.Q.
A conveyancing solicitor will conduct environmental searches that should include Charmouth flood risk area data.Q.
The property solicitor will contact the West Dorset local authority to ascertain the latest council tax rates, which should then be included in the conveyancer's title report. Council tax charges for Charmouth are published on the West Dorset council website. At the time of authoring (08 December 2012) rates are as follows:
A conveyancing lawyer should confirm that a chancel search be taken out. Chancel repair dues can be collected on owners of a home where parish councils may have spared previous owners or tenants.Q.
The local authority enquiries conducted by a solicitor during the conveyancing process should determine the existence of the appropriate council approval for modifications to the property.Q.
Owners of property near to local churches are expected to contribute towards the cost of repairs, as a result of chancel repair liability. Indemnity policies can be arranged if chancel liability is likely to be enforced. A conveyancing solicitor will be able to advise further. Church properties in the local area where a chancel search may be necessary include St Andrew.Q.
These areas protect areas defined as being of historical merit. Your conveyancing lawyer will advise further and discuss the relevant responsibilities, regarding specific conservation areas in Charmouth.Q.
There are considerable regulations in order to limit soil contamination. Also considering issues such as groundwater contaminants like petrol, contaminants affecting Charmouth property will be factored into an environmental search.