By Frances Traynor
20th April 2017
"Working in partnership is the secret to an easy move."
When selling or buying a home in Lakenham, you will need to get a solicitor to carry out the legal work for you.
Homeward Legal's property lawyers have vast experience of conveyancing in Lakenham and throughout Norfolk.Our pragmatic approach means we move you faster than other firms.
Conveyancing solicitors who handle all the conveyancing work for your home move for a fixed cost.
We do not charge you any conveyancing solicitors fees, if your Norfolk house move does not complete.
Using their area experience, our solicitors will guide you through the conveyancing process.
No additional fees whatsoever.
Lakenham's nearest station is Norwich at 1 mile s. Lakenham's nearest airport is Norwich International Airport (4 miles).Q.
Norwich Castle Castle and Norwich St John Maddermarket Churches Conservation Trust are around Lakenham.
The most convenient hospital is Colman Norwich.Q.
Confusion over this matter catches out many sellers and buyers, and can leave them paying far more in fees than they budgeted. Many conveyancers purport to offer so-called 'the cheapest conveyancing quotes'. Often additional costs may be added into the small print, left unread by preoccupied sellers and buyers A quote ought to list any disbursements. Any additional fees needs to be clearly defined and only be applied if your solicitor must complete additional work , which could not be anticipated at the start of the process.Q.
We firmly recommend that you arrange a survey when you intend to buy in Lakenham. It is a fact that there are a range of issues that can affect a property, such as insect infestation or wet rot.Q.
Technically, there is no argument why you cant complete the legal process yourself.
In reality however, a lawyer juggles a large number of assignments ranging from applying for office copies of lease and other
land reg docs and checking that the contract package is in order some of which need a qualified professional.
Despite that lawyers are legally obligated to take out cover that ultimately protects you from any professional oversights made by the lawyer.Q.
Gazumping happens when a home owner accepts a low offer and then rejects it, opting for another buyer's offer. There is almost always a chance of being gazumped. The first step in reducing the chance that gazumping will effect you is to instruct a conveyancing solicitor early.Q.
Prior to recent changes, almost all solicitors could perform legal work for both buyers and mortgage lenders. Buyers in Lakenham should be aware that, over the last two years, some lenders have reduced their 'solicitor panel'. This can mean increased legal costs for house purchasers. Homeward Legal, though, will act on behalf of the majority of mortgage lenders to ensure that you will not need to pay the lender's legal fees.Q.
Extensive measures are taken across Lakenham and the region to identify and resolve top-soil contamination. The local authority for Lakenham will be able to provide more detail on cases of contamination.Q.
The Stamp Duty due is calculated with reference to the purchase price of the property. For a residential property purchased for £451000, stamp duty will be £13530.Q.
Flood searches applied for by your property solicitor in Lakenham will also include the far more in depth search (Landmark) if the risk warrants it.
If you are still nervous try to contact a neighbour or local resident.