By Frances Traynor
19th October 2017
"Working in partnership is crucial for an less stressful property transaction."
If you are buying, selling or remortgaging in Cottenham, you should instruct a conveyancing solicitor to carry out the legal work on your behalf.
Homeward Legal's panel of solicitors have a wealth of experience of conveyancing in Cottenham and across Cambridgeshire and our proactive approach often means we move you in the shortest possible time.
Solicitors who handle all the conveyancing work for your move for a fixed fee.
If your Cambridgeshire house move does not complete we do not charge you any solicitors fees.
With local conveyancing experience, our solicitors will guide you through the whole of the legal process.
No additional fees whatsoever.
Waterbeach train station is about 4 miles from Cottenham. Cottenham's nearest airport is Cambridge City Airport.Q.
Willingham Cambs Windmill, Denny Abbey and the Farmland Museum English Heritage and Long Stanton St Michael Churches Conservation Trust are easily accessible from Cottenham.
The most convenient hospital to Cottenham is Impington, Cambridge Lea.Q.
Both high-street and online solicitors offer supposedly 'the cheapest conveyancing', but extra costs can increase your solicitor's invoice. Our quotes are not estimates, stating all the solicitors fees you will pay for a standard sale or purchase.Q.
Cottenham agriculture or industry can cause soil contamination. Metal contamination of soil in Cottenham is more likely to occur near landfill sites. Data on other contaminants, like industrial storage, will also be included in an environmental search.Q.
Some lenders have opted to reduce the size of their 'solicitor panel', which may result in increased legal costs for buyers. Homeward Legal will act for the majority of lenders to ensure that you will not need to pay the lender's costs.Q.
The respective council tax band should usually be detailed in the conveyancing report on title, and by the governing local authority Up-to-date charges for properties in Cottenham are tabled on the South Cambridgeshire local authority website. As at, 22 September 2012, rates are as follows:
A solicitor will conduct environmental searches that should include Cottenham area flood risk information.Q.
Comparing quotes is not always easy, given the various definitions different firms use to describe the same thing. This cost is a fee not a disbursement, and will normally be included in a quote.Q.
South Cambridgeshire local authority enquiries carried out by your Cottenham conveyancing solicitor should find out if the property is inside a conservation area and evidence of formal approval for additions to the property will be requested. In the event that no appropriate consents be produced, your solicitor will advise you of the best alternatives, which include buying an indemnity insurance policy or seeking retrospective permission from South Cambridgeshire planning authority.Q.
With a Homeward Legal solicitor, you will be charged at most £249 for searches. The most frequently used searches include an environmental search.