By Frances Traynor
19th October 2017
"Teamwork is critical for a speedier move."
If you are buying or selling your house or flat, then you should instruct a conveyancing solicitor to complete the legal work.
Homeward Legal's property lawyers have many years of experience in Grantham and around the county of Lincolnshire. Add that to our results-driven, speed-focused conveyancing methods and it means we complete the transaction in the shortest possible time.
Our conveyancing solicitors handle all the legal work for your home move for fixed conveyancing costs.
If your Lincolnshire house move does not complete you will not be charged any conveyancing solicitors fees for buying and selling a property.
With local Grantham and Lincolnshire expertise, our solicitors will guide you through every aspect of the conveyancing process.
No additional fees whatsoever.
By road: Grantham is served by the A1, A52 and A607. By rail: The nearest train station is Grantham. By air: Grantham is closest to East Midlands and Peterborough Business Airports (both 36 miles).
Hospital: Grantham and District, 101 Manthorpe Road, Grantham, NG31 8DG. Council: South Kesteven District (www.southkesteven.gov.uk).Q.
If you choose a solicitor with 'no move, no fee' protection, the earlier, the better, as conveyancing involves several tasks that can be carried out straight away. Prompt instruction of a conveyancing firm for a sale means that paperwork can be prepared, even before a buyer is found. If you are buying, then you will have the details of your solicitor ready for when you make an offer. For the best and clearest quote, why not try our quote calculator? Or, if you want to talk to someone, you could call our expert team on 0800 038 6699. All our quotes are backed up with a ‘No Move, No Fee’ guarantee.Q.
These conveyancing searches are queries that are requested by the property solicitor, and include environmental, local council, water and drainage, and specific searches such as a coal mining or chancel search. Purchasers need to be aware that these searches only relate to issues and defects relating to the property's legal title, and not the structural integrity of the building. For that to be assessed, you will need to appoint a building surveyor.Q.
The cost of conveyancing searches does vary, depending on the house, its location, and whether you are part-financing the purchase with a mortgage. Searches are disbursements paid to a third party and passed on to you at cost. Homeward Legal always makes it clear what disbursement costs are before going ahead with the action.Q.
Both agents and mortgage brokers will push a solicitor, particularly if the legal firm pays for the privilege. Such referrals should be compared with the alternatives, as there is a risk that the agent may suggest the conveyancer who pays out the highest referralfee, and not the law firm with the best reputation. Try out our quote calculator, or call our team on 0800 038 6699 for your free, fixed-fee quote and to discuss your conveyancing needs.Q.
A vital component in the legal due diligence procedure of buying a property involves the solicitor making an application for conveyancing searches that give you specific information on the Grantham flood-risk, based on historical data. Should the level of risk be significant enough to warrant it, your solicitor might advise a more in-depth flood-risk search be ordered. This is a disbursement and is passed on to you at cost.Q.
Our expert solicitors have a thoroughly proactive approach to completing the conveyancing to suit a client’s timeframe. Homeward Legal’s panel of solicitors will always communicate end-to-end throughout the buyer and seller chain and they always use the latest case and workflow technology to push through the legal work fast. Call our waiting team on 0800 038 6699 for your fixed-fee quote.Q.
A conveyancing solicitor will confirm whether your proposed purchase is located within a conservation area (which is a location designated to be of architectural or historical interest). If that is the case, they will also establish whether any alterations have the required consent from the local planning authority. If no necessary permissions can be supplied, the solicitor will give you professional advice on the best alternatives, which include purchasing an indemnity policy or obtaining retrospective consent from South Kesteven local authority.Q.
We never hide any extra fees in our quotes for the conveyancing to buy or sell your home in Grantham. Some conveyancers, though, give 'quotes' that are in fact estimates, which they will not be required to adhere to. Homeward Legal’s quotes are completely transparent: with us, what you see is what you get! Why not give our waiting team a call on 0800 038 6699 for your fixed-fee quote protected by our ‘No Move, No Fee’ guarantee? Or try our online quote calculator.Q.
Conveyancing searches applied for by the property lawyer in Grantham should also include a more detailed Landmark flood search if the risk is deemed significant.
If you are still concerned you can approach a future neighbour or local Lincolnshire flood repair expert e.g. Macgregor Rory, 32 Coverley Rd, South Witham, Grantham, NG33 5SP Tel: 01572 767115.Q.
Grantham is located in South Kesteven District Council, Council Offices, St Peters Hill, Grantham, Lincolnshire, NG31 6PZ, phone: 01476 406 080Q.
Frequently a title report will cover the appropriate South Kesteven council tax band. Council tax rates for homes in Grantham are listed online at the South Kesteven council website. Currently, 02 March 2013, the rates are:
If you choose a solicitor with 'no move, no fee' protection, the earlier, the better, as conveyancing involves several tasks that can be carried out straight away. Prompt instruction of a conveyancing firm for a sale means that paperwork can be prepared, even before a buyer is found, whereas if you are buying you will the details of your Grantham solicitor ready when you make an offer.Q.
Our firm often carry out work for buyers at auction. Our niche auction team of solicitors and licensed conveyancers have in the past been instructed by numerous buyers and sellers at national and local auctions, for example Acuitus, Allsop (Commercial), Allsop (Residential), Auction House London, Award Property, Barnett Ross, Baxtons, Brendons Auctioneers, Countrywide Property Auctions and Drivers Norris.
Wise auction buyers will appoint a local conveyancing company as quickly as they can for a detailed report of the sellers pack well in advance of the day of the auction.
Post day of bidding your experienced lawyer is fully ready for completing the legal side of things inside a month as usually required .Q.
We never hide any extra, hidden fees to buy or sell a home in Grantham. Some conveyancers give 'quotes' which are in fact estimates, which they will not be required to adhere to.Q.
Both agents and mortgage brokers will push a solicitor. Such referrals should be compared against alternatives, as there is a risk that the agent may suggest the conveyancer who pays out the highest referral fee, not the law firm with the best reputation.