By Frances Traynor
19th July 2017
"Working in partnership is essential for an less stressful home move."
If you are buying, selling or remortgaging a house or flat in Lowestoft, you will need a solicitor to carry out the legal work for you.
Our panel of solicitors have vast experience of conveyancing in Lowestoft and throughout Suffolk. Our highly proactive approach means we complete the transaction in the shortest possible time.
Our conveyancing solicitors perform all the legal work for your move for a fixed price.
We do not charge you any solicitors fees, if your Suffolk house move does not complete.
With area experience, our CQS solicitors will lead you through your sale or purchase.
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The nearest train station to Lowestoft is Lowestoft. The nearest airport to Lowestoft is Norwich International Airport (24 miles).
Lowestoft & North Suffolk is a relatively close hospital.Q.
Several conveyancers purport to offer theoretically 'the cheapest conveyancing quotes', however additional charges may inflate the solicitor's invoice. Any additional fees found in terms of engagement should be fair. They only come into force where the conveyancer is required to perform tasks outside a normal transaction , which could not be anticipated at the start of the process. Our quotes are not estimates, stating all the solicitors fees you will pay for a standard sale or purchase.Q.
Gazumping arises when a seller acknowledges one purchaser's offer and then dismisses it in favour of a second buyer's offer. The chance of gazumping exists for almost any purchase. You should instruct your property solicitor early to reduce the chance of gazumping.Q.
Whether you are buying a residence in Lowestoft or elsewhere in the county, the property lawyer should confirm that a chancel search be taken out. Chancel repair may be apportioned on current owners of a residence where Parochial Church Councils have previously chosen not to do so. In the event that chancel liability may apply, your solicitor might recommend insurance rather than pulling out of the purchase.Q.
House purchasers in Lowestoft are often frustrated by confusion regarding what fixtures and fittings should be included. Completion or agreement of a fixtures and fittings form is unfortunately often left to the last minute, when a dispute may jeopordise the transaction, and this makes a fixtures and fittings form so necessary.Q.
Homeward Legal will never charge any additional fees to buy or sell a home. While comparing quotes, be aware that some solicitors only estimate conveyancing costs, which they will not be bound to.Q.
A property lawyer will make enquiries to check whether the property is located within a designated conservation area, and if so, whether any alterations have the requisite permissions from the local authority.Q.
You will be informed about the homes band with the report on title.
Council tax charges for Lowestoft are set out online at the Waveney council website. At the time of authoring (02 November 2012) rates are as follows:
A qualified conveyancing lawyer makes an application for official property conveyancing searches that incorporate Lowestoft flood risk area data. An inexpensive specialist set of searches (most likely a Landmark Database search) could possibly be advocated by your Lowestoft property solicitor if the results of the enviro. search reveal a flood risk.