By Frances Traynor
24th April 2018
"A legal team to trust during your property transaction."
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.
Many buyers will, correctly, argue that finding a proactive and experienced lawyer is essential to a faster move. When choosing a lawyer, consider these points: Which communication methods do they use? Days can be wasted waiting for letters in the post which could be emailed or faxed. How soon will they order searches? Do they offer 'instant' online quotes?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.Q.
Stamp duty reduction scheme should not be considered, as such schemes are often uneconomical and the HMRC can review a scheme up to 6 years after a sale is completed and the total stamp duty tax may be payable, along with interest and penalties.
The routine legal procedure will be to get Local Authority (council), Drainage and Water Search (CON29DW or personal), Environmental, Tin Mining Search and China Search as well as any unique particular such as Bankruptcy Search (K16).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:
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.
Hypothetically there are no arguments why you should not carry out the majority of the conveyancing without assistance.
In reality however, a conveyancing solicitor in Charmouth carries out a large number of roles from such as chasing lender for comments on issues raised and locating planning docs which really need a skilled professional.