By Frances Traynor
19th July 2017
"The ideal partnership to handle your home move."
When selling or buying a home in Gloucestershire, you will need a solicitor to handle legal work .
Our network of solicitors have a wealth of experience of conveyancing in Gloucestershire and all over South West England and our pragmatic approach often means we move you in the shortest possible time.
Our property lawyers handle all the legal work for your sale or purchase for a fixed price.
We do not charge you any property legal fees for buying and selling a home, if for any reason your Gloucestershire house move does not complete.
With their area conveyancing expertise, our property lawyers will guide you through the details of the legal process.
No additional fees whatsoever.
Gloucestershire's nearest station is Stroud. The closest airport to Gloucestershire is Gloucester Airport (11 miles s). Defford Airport (disused) Airport is 25 miles away.
Stroud Maternity is a nearby hospital.Q.
Numerous conveyancers purport to offer supposedly 'the cheapest conveyancing quotes'. Unfortunately extra fees are often hiding in the solicitor's terms, left unread by preoccupied homeowners Any disbursements to be paid should also be included on your conveyancing quote Additional fees found in the terms should be reasonable and be applicable if the lawyer is required to perform tasks outside a normal transaction , which could not be anticipated at the start of the process.Q.
An up-to-date inventory of the condition of conservation areas is assessed by English Heritage. This areas and information are currently viewable at the English Heritage website: Warmley with Siston is noted as very bad with low vulnerability and no significant change, Whitfield Tabernacle is noted as very bad with low vulnerability and unknown.Q.
Estate agent referrals are a commonplace route to find a solicitor. Such referrals need to be weighed up against alternatives, including online
or local firms, as some agents choose the firm which pays to the largest referral fee, not the most suitable for you.Q.
No. Homeward Legal do not charge any hidden extra charges whatsoever. Some solicitors only estimate conveyancing costs, meaning that you could pay much more when you complete.Q.
Stamp duty is due on houses sold for more than 125,000 pounds. Stamp duty mitigation is not recommended for purchases in Gloucestershire. Such schemes are expensive and very risky.Q.
With the history of industry in parts of Gloucestershire, soil contamination is unavoidable. The local authority for Gloucestershire will be able to provide more detail on cases of contamination.Q.
The rate of stamp duty owed will depend on the purchase price of the home. On a £450000 house or flat, stamp duty will be £13500.*
*This information correct as of October 2012Q.
It can certainly possible to handle the conveyancing on your own. The truth is however that a conveyancer is familiar with a large array of functions including chasing mortgage offer and notifying parties of completion which need a qualified solicitor. Furthermore solicitors must carry insurance cover to protect you from any professional losses you encounter made by the lawyer.