The internet has an abundance of useful handbooks giving details on how to do DIY conveyancing. Do we necessarily want to use a lawyer in Leominster for my home move?
There is no argument why a home seller cant handle the legal work yourself.
That said, a Leominster property solicitor typically handles a huge number of functions such as approving completion statements and checking replies to additional enquiries most of which really need a qualified solicitor. Nonetheless lawyers are legally obligated to pay for suitable indemnity insurance that protects you from any errors.
What are the benefits of an online solicitor against a high street firm?
Many commentators and bloggers have suggested that you get so much more from online conveyancers because they have access to state-of-the-art applications to manage their cases and use the latest communication technology.
However, there is nothing stopping high street conveyancing firms from adopting such technology. And they will have a wealth of experience and knowledge of the local area that they can bring to bear on your transaction.
It all comes down to what they offer and how they go about their business. You should get a selection of quotes and read through the terms and conditions in detail to understand the comparisons between what they offer and how much they are going to charge you for the service.
If you choose Homeward Legal, you not only get an experienced proactive solicitor but also access to the latest technology and local knowledge. Call us now on 0800 038 6699 to find out more.
May the conveyancing for my Leominster move hide any hidden costs?
No. Homeward Legal will not charge any extra, hidden costs for standard conveyancing. Some firms only provide estimates disguised as quotes, meaning that you could pay much more when you complete.
How much is the council tax on a period detached Band C home in Leominster?
Your band should commonly be detailed within the conveyancer's title report, as well as by the local authority. The correct charges for properties in Leominster are listed on the Malvern Hills council website. Currently (19 November 2012) rates are:
- Band A - £986.00
- Band B - £1,151.00
- Band C - £1,315.00
- Band D - £1,480.00
- Band E - £1,808.00
- Band F - £2,137.00
- Band G - £2,466.00
- Band H - £2,959.00
What do property searches bear upon?
Searches are a standardised bundle of enquiries raised by the solicitor, which may include a chancel search. These cannot be used in place of a survey and will not identify structural issues like chimney defects.