By Frances Traynor
19th January 2018
"Working in partnership is the key to a quicker move."
You will need to appoint a lawyer, when you’re selling, buying or remortgaging a property in Cheltenham, to look after the conveyancing work for your move.
Homeward Legal's highly proactive approach means we move you faster than other firms, using our network of solicitors, who have many years’ experience of conveyancing in Cheltenham and all over Gloucestershire.
Property lawyers who handle all the conveyancing work for your house move for a fixed rate.
You will not be charged any conveyancing fees, if your Gloucestershire move does not complete.
With Cheltenham conveyancing expertise, our CQS solicitors will guide you through every aspect of the legal process.
No additional fees whatsoever.
By road: Cheltenham is served by the M5, A40 and A436. By rail: The nearest train station is Cheltenham Spa. By air: Gloucestershire Airport is 4 miles from Cheltenham.
Hospital: Cheltenham General, Sandford Road, Cheltenham, GL53 7AN. Council: Cheltenham Borough Council (www.cheltenham.gov.uk).
Attractions: Cheltenham Racecourse, Cleeve Hill, Belas Knap, Sudeley Castle, The Wilson, Precott Speed Hill Climb, and Hidcote Manor Gardens.Q.
Both high-street and online solicitors offer what they call cheap conveyancing, but extra charges are often hiding in the terms of engagement, making it an estimate rather than a quote. Costs applicable solely where your conveyancer must complete additional work, which could not be anticipated at the start of the process, need to be fair and clearly communicated. At Homeward Legal, we never hide any costs, and our quotes lay out a clear statement of your legal fees for a standard conveyancing transaction. Try our quote calculator, or call our team of conveyancing experts on 0800 038 6699 to discuss your needs.Q.
Frequently working on behalf of clients selling or buying at auction, Homeward Legal’s conveyancing team have been instructed in the past by successful bidders and sellers at local and national auctions.
For the process to operate as smoothly as possible, experienced auction-goers know that they need to appoint a conveyancing solicitor as soon as possible in order that the legal documentation can be thoroughly reviewed before the day of the auction.
Contact Homeward Legal’s panel of auction specialists for further information and advice and to discuss your fixed-fee quote.Q.
Typically, the conveyancing can take anywhere between 3 and 12 weeks, based on a number of factors, such as the speed of the vendor's solicitor, or whether the property is leasehold or freehold, or if a contentious issue has disrupted the process.
Homeward Legal's property solicitors are exceptionally results-focused completing the process as quickly as possible, with a target of a maximum of 6 weeks. Give us a call on 0800 038 6699 to obtain your fixed-fee quote reinforced with our ‘No Completion, No Fee’ guarantee.Q.
During the process of searches and research with local authorities, your conveyancing solicitor is required to confirm whether the property is within a conservation area. If it is, they will also need to state whether any alterations have had the appropriate consent from the local planning authority.Q.
There are several lenders and brokers operating in and around Cheltenham, some of whom have reduced the size of their panels. The upshot of this is that any additional legal fees on behalf of the lender will be passed on to you, the buyer. Because Homeward Legal work with the majority of lenders in Cheltenham, no such costs will be passed on to you. Cheltenham lenders and mortgage specialists include:
The process of conveyancing can be a long, drawn-out affair because it could suffer setbacks, such as difficult issues arising along the property chain. At Homeward Legal, our solicitors work hard to reduce the effect of these delays wherever possible, by results-focused communication matched with the latest content management systems that help drive the transaction forwards. Call our skilled conveyancing team on 0800 038 6699 to arrange a fixed-fee quote, backed up by our ‘No Completion, No Fee’ guarantee.Q.
With the history of industry in parts of Cheltenham, soil contamination is difficult to avoid. Your conveyancing solicitor will order a number of searches, including environmental, which will highlight any known issues with soil contamination. Data on many contaminants, such as groundwater contamination and organohalides, will also be included in the search.Q.
All fees and disbursements ought to be identified on your quote, with no additional charges in the small print. The stamp duty charge is a fee and not a disbursement. It should be included in a conveyancing quote. Try Homeward Legal’s online quote calculator.Q.
Land in Cheltenham can be contaminated by many natural causes and human activities, and factors including local waste transfer sites or civil aviation activity in the area will be considered as part of the environmental searches. Brook Villa Farm, Sandy Pluck Lane, Gloucestershire, GL51 4UB is a cause of possible local contamination.Q.
The conveyancing process can take anywhere between 3 weeks and 12 weeks, based on a number of things e.g. the speed of the vendor's conveyancing solicitor, or whether the property is leasehold, Freehold or share of freehold. Homeward Legal's property solicitors are exceptionally results-focused completing the process as quickly as possible.Q.
Cheltenham is located in Cheltenham Borough Council, Municipal Offices, Promenade, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL50 9SA, phone: 01242 262 626Q.
Environmental searches applied for by a Cheltenham solicitor should also include a more informative search (Landmark) if the risk warrants it.
Sometimes buyers converse with a local resident for more local history or regional Gloucestershire flood repair builder, try: Gooch Group, Unit 40 Gloucester Rd Lansdown Ind Est, Cheltenham, GL51 8PL Tel: 01242 528564.Q.
Stamp duty must be paid for home purchases priced at over one hundred and twenty-five thousand pounds. We strongly advise against any form of stamp duty mitigation scheme. These schemes are costly and often likely to fail. There have been several government-sponsored schemes, on the other hand, such as for first-time buyers.Q.
All fees and disbursements ought to be identified on your quote, with no additional charges in the small print. This charge is a fee not a disbursement. It should be included in a conveyancing quote.Q.
We do not charge any additional charges.