By Frances Traynor
26th July 2017
"Working in partnership is vital for a speedier move."
If you are selling, buying or remortgaging a home in Highbridge, you will need a conveyancing solicitor to complete the legal work for you.
Homeward Legal's property lawyers have years of experience helping home buyers and sellers in Highbridge and throughout Somerset and our highly proactive approach means we move you faster than other firms.
Property lawyers who perform all the legal work for your sale or purchase for a fixed rate.
If for any reason your Somerset house move does not complete we do not charge you any property legal fees.
With their area expertise, our solicitors will lead you through every aspect of your sale or purchase.
No additional fees whatsoever.
Highbridge is around a mile and a half of the M5 junction entry 22 Southbound.
The nearest airport to Highbridge is Bristol Airport. Cardiff Airport is 20 miles and away and Highbridge and Burnham-on-Sea station is about a mile from Highbridge.
War Memorial Burnham-on-Sea is the closest hospital.Q.
Many online and high street law firms claim to offer cheap conveyancing quotes, however additional costs can increase the solicitor's invoice. Fees listed in terms of engagement should be fair. Our online quote calculator will generate an accurate quote for your transaction.Q.
A crucial part of the legal due diligence procedure involves your solicitor conducting environmental searches that give you certain details on the subject of Highbridge historical flood risk. A significantly more Somerset database search, such as the Homecheck search, will often be proposed by a qualified property lawyer in Highbridge if the results of the environmental search identify flood risk to the property.Q.
Your conveyancer may suggest a chancel search. Chancel repair has the potential to be imposed on current owners of a building where church councils have not imposed the same liability on the last owners.
There is no reason why a home mover cant go down that route and look after the bulk of the legal work without the help of a specialist property lawyer in Highbridge. That said, a property lawyer carries out a long list of skilled tasks ranging from chasing replies to requisitions or interpreting the lease which need experience.
Above all else have a go conveyancers will be working without relevant cover which legal practices are compelled to carry.Q.
Many agents will have a referral arrangement with solicitors whereby they refer conveyancing work to them. However, if they are paid a referral fee, there is a risk that an agent may choose whichever firm pays the most per referral, not the law firm with the best reputation.Q.
Gazumping is common across England and Wales and describes when a property owner approves one buyer's offer, only to refuse it in favour of a better offer. Because acceptance of an offer is not binding on the seller until exchange of contracts, there is a chance of being gazumped. The first step in reducing the chance that gazumping will effect you is to instruct your property solicitor as early as possible.Q.
With Homeward Legal, a purchase conveyancing client in Highbridge charged no more than £249 for the standard search bundle. Searches are charged at cost.Q.
Contacting a experienced lawyer is the key to a fast conveyancing transaction. There are several things you, as the buyer, could do to speed up the legal work, including, completing all forms as soon as possible, if you intend to get a house survey, doing so as early as you can and calling or emailing your lawyer, and chase them if you suspect any delays.