By Frances Traynor
19th January 2018
"Working in partnership is the key to a smoother property transaction."
If you are selling, buying or remortgaging a home in Chatteris, you will need to appoint a solicitor to take care of legal side of things for your move.
Our conveyancing team have years of experience helping home buyers and sellers in Chatteris and across Cambridgeshire.Our pragmatic approach means we complete the transaction in the shortest possible time.
Our conveyancing solicitors handle all the legal work for your sale or purchase for fixed conveyancing costs.
If your Cambridgeshire house move does not complete you will not be charged any conveyancing solicitors fees for buying and selling a house.
With Chatteris and Cambridgeshire expertise, our solicitors will guide you through the whole of the conveyancing process.
No additional fees whatsoever.
Chatteris's nearest station is Manea and Chatteris's closest airport is Cambridge City Airport.
Princess Of Wales Ely is the closest hospital for Chatteris.Q.
Lack of clarity over this topic catches out many buyers and sellers, and can leave them paying far more in fees than they budgeted. Many firms claim to offer theoretically cheap conveyancing quotes, however additional charges can inflate the solicitor's invoice. Any fees listed in the small print should be fair and reasonable. A quote should, in addition, define any disbursements.Homeward Legal quotes offer a clear statement of your legal fees for a standard conveyancing transaction.Q.
Fenland local authority enquiries carried out by your Chatteris property lawyer as part of the conveyancing should determine whether the property is in a conservation area and any evidence of consent for changes to the property will be required. If no appropriate permissions be in evidence your solicitor will recommend all options for example requesting an indemnity insurance policy or getting retrospective permission from the planning authority.Q.
It is not uncommon for agents to refer one or more conveyancing firms. These referrals should be compared against alternatives, as an agent may choose the firm which pays to the largest referral fee, not the most suitable for you.
We would tend to encourage home buyers and sellers delay arranging removals until the point where contracts have exchanged as in advance of this the firm date will not have been scheduled.
The greater majority of home removals companies add a rearrangement cost . For a local Cambridgeshire company A Better Move, 27 High St, Chatteris, PE16 6BQ Call: 01354 695698.Q.
Areas considered to be of 'special architectural and historic interest', like 19th century suburbs, may be registered as conservation areas. These restrictions can make repairs more costly or time-consuming, but the benefits will include an increase in local property values.Q.
Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) commonly must be paid for purchases valued at over £125,000. Stamp duty reduction scheme should not be considered when purchasing in Chatteris, because these schemes are expensive and , if the scheme fails, you may be charged a penalty of up to 100% of the stamp duty amount owed.Q.
The conveyancing process can take anywhere from one month to 3 months depending on a number of things for example the efficiency of the seller's property solicitor, or whether the property is leasehold, Freehold or share of freehold.
Our property lawyers are very proactive completing the process as quickly we can.Q.
The customary legal protocol will be to get Local Authority, Drainage and Water Search (CON29DW or personal) and Environment Search and, depending on certain criteria, area-specific searches, like a Utilities report.