By Frances Traynor
26th July 2017
"A legal team you can depend on during your home move."
When selling or buying a home in Exmoor, you must instruct a lawyer to complete the legal side of things on your behalf.
Our network of solicitors have vast experience of conveyancing in Exmoor and across Somerset.Our pragmatic approach often means we complete the transaction faster than other firms.
Property lawyers who handle all the legal work for your sale or purchase for a fixed fee.
We do not charge you any conveyancing solicitors fees, if for any reason your Somerset house move does not complete.
With local Exmoor conveyancing expertise, your solicitor will guide you through the legal process.
No additional fees whatsoever.
The nearest airport to Exmoor is Cardiff Airport. and Exmoor's closest station is Barnstaple at 15 miles.
South Molton Community is a relatively close hospital.Q.
Confusion over this topic catches out many sellers, and can leave them paying far more in fees than they budgeted, and many conveyancers offer supposedly cheap conveyancing quotes, however additional fees can inflate your final bill. Your Exmoor conveyancing quote ought to define the disbursements to be paid.Homeward Legal quotes offer a clear statement of your legal fees for a standard conveyancing transaction.Q.
With Homeward Legal, you are charged at most £249 for a standard search bundle. These searches are disbursements paid to a third party.Q.
With a firm offering a 'no move, no fee' conveyancing quote, as soon as possible, as the legal work can commence immediately. Some groups advocate postponing instruction until an offer is accepted, but opting to delay can jeopardise your sale or purchase.Q.
Gazumping describes circumstances where the 1st buyer's offer is accepted, and then rejected, by the house seller, selecting instead a greater
offer. Because acceptance of an offer is not binding on the seller until exchange of contracts, there is a risk of gazumping. The first step in reducing the chance that gazumping will effect you is to instruct a proactive solicitor as soon as possible.Q.
The conveyancing process can take anywhere between 3 weeks and 12 weeks, based on any number of factors such as the speed of the seller's property lawyer, or re-negotiations following a survey.Q.
A qualified property solicitor in Exmoor will apply for specialist conveyancing searches (environmental) if the initial searches flag up a the local Exmoor flood risk
You can speak to a neighbour of the property to get more comfort if you are still worried.Q.
SDLT must be paid for houses sold for over £125,000. Stamp duty avoidance is not advised. These schemes are expensive and unreliable.Q.
When arranging a mortgage, a mortgage provider will need legal work to be undertaken in relation to the mortgage. Some lenders are now reducing the size of their 'solicitor panel'. For buyers, this can result in significantly greater legal costs. Homeward Legal will act for many mortgage lenders.