By Frances Traynor
19th January 2018
"A team you can trust during your home move."
If you are buying or selling a home in Crediton, you will need to get a property lawyer to complete the legal work on your behalf.
Homeward Legal's network of solicitors have years of experience helping home buyers and sellers in Crediton and throughout Devon and our proactive approach often means we move you faster than other firms.
Our solicitors handle all the conveyancing work for your house move for a fixed price.
You will not be charged any solicitors fees, if your Devon move does not complete.
Using their area expertise, our CQS solicitors will guide you through the whole of your sale or purchase.
No additional fees whatsoever.
The closest airport to Crediton is Exeter International Airport (11 miles s). The nearest station to Crediton is Crediton.
Crediton is the neighbouring hospital to Crediton.Q.
Misleading conveyancing quotes catch out many homeowners, leaving them to pay sometimes £100s more than planned, and many solicitors claim to offer so-called 'the cheapest conveyancing'. Often extra costs are often hiding in the terms of engagement. The quote should state costs to be paid to third parties, like the local authority, (disbursments).Our online calculator will create an accurate quote for your buy.Q.
The property lawyer will approach the Mid Devon local council to ascertain the correct council tax charges which will then be written in the conveyancing report on title. Council tax rates for homes in Crediton are set out in detail at the Mid Devon council website. As at, 11 September 2012, the rates are:
A range of contaminants may impair residential property in Crediton, and an environmental search should reveal whether a property could be affected by local contaminants such as pollution incidents and sand or gravel pits. Bawdenhayes Farm, Devon, EX17 4ET, for example, may be a source of local contamination.
Potentially amounting to over £100,000 in repair cost obligations, chancel liability should be considered by buyers of Crediton property likely to be affected. Terms used in a property's name, like 'Glebe Farm', may indicate chancel liability. Church of England properties in the local area include Collegiate Church of the Holy Cross and the Mother of Him who hung thereon and St Lawrence (proprietary chapel).Q.
Crediton and the surrounding region has a legacy of chemical contamination. Data on many contaminants, such as groundwater contaminants like phenols and organohalides, will be included in an environmental search.Q.
The solicitor will always verify whether the property is affected by a designated conservation area, and if so whether any alterations have appropriate consent from the Mid Devon planning authority.Should no authority consents be in evidence, the solicitor will give you professional advice on the best alternative which may include seeking an indemnity insurance or obtaining retrospective approval from the council.Q.
SDLT is payable for purchases priced at over 125,000 pounds. We do not advise clients arrange any stamp duty mitigation. These schemes are costly and the HMRC can review a scheme up to 6 years after a sale is completed . There have been several government-sponsored schemes, such as higher thresholds for first-time buyers. A conveyancing solicitor should confirm whether you are eligible.Q.
Conservation areas cover areas of architectural merit. Conservation areas in Crediton include Sandford. Your conveyancing lawyer will be able to provide more details and address the consequences of purchasing property in a conservation area.