By Frances Traynor
19th October 2017
"Working in partnership is vital for a faster property transaction."
If you are selling or buying a home in Northumberland, you will need to appoint a solicitor to complete the legal work on your behalf.
Our solicitor panel have years of experience helping home buyers and sellers in Northumberland and throughout North East England. Our proactive approach means we complete the transaction faster than other firms.
Our solicitors undertake all the conveyancing work for your home move for a fixed fee.
We do not charge you any solicitors fees, if for any reason your Northumberland house move does not complete.
Using area experience, your property lawyer will lead you along every step of your sale or purchase.
No additional fees whatsoever.
Northumberland's nearest station is Morpeth at 16 miles and Northumberland's nearest airport is Newcastle Airport (19 miles).
Coquetdale Cottage Rothbury is a nearby hospital for Northumberland.Q.
Misleading conveyancing quotes catch out many buyers, leaving them to pay sometimes £100s more than planned. Many firms advertise 'the cheapest conveyancing'. Often extra charges will be included in the small print. Extra fees found in terms of engagement should be reasonable and clear. The Homeward Legal quote calculator will confirm the exact legal fees based on the property you are buying.Q.
Conveyancing will sometimes be exposed to significant delays, Homeward Legal, however, aim to reduce the effect of these delays by proactively handling all enquiries. Reasons for delay can include slow third parties such as landlords or managing agents.Q.
Your property lawyer is likely to recommend that a chancel search be ordered. Through some Parochial Church Councils have exercised their right to exact chancel repairs on the current owners of affected property, it cannot be guaranteed that a parish in which lay rectors have not been expected to pay chancel repair dues recently will remain liability-free
for new owners. It is not safe to rely on the historical behaviour of the parish council alone as a guide.Q.
A range of contaminants may affect land, and factors like infilled land or air pollution will be considered as part of the environmental searches. Contamination in Northumberland can be caused by local waste sites, such as Divet Hill Quarry Offices, Little Bavington, Tyne & Wear, NE19 2BG.Q.
Potentially amounting to over £100,000 in repair cost obligations, chancel liability should be considered by buyers of Northumberland property likely to be affected. Following a change in the law, interest over any affected land must be registered by October 2013. This will make it easier to identify affected property through a chancel search.Q.
For most property, the amount of time required to transact residential property will vary. This is according to a range of issues affecting the property, such as if a property is leasehold or freehold. With our property specialists, your sale, purchase or remortgage is undertaken as quickly as possible.Q.
An agent will often refer one or more conveyancing firms. However, if the agent is paid a fee by the solicitor, an agent may decide to recommend the firm which pays to the largest referral fee, not the law firm with the best reputation.Q.
SDLT is generally payable for houses over £125,000. Stamp duty avoidance must be treated with caution by purchasers in Northumberland. These schemes are expensive and the HMRC can review a scheme up to 6 years after a sale is completed and the total stamp duty tax may be payable, along with interest and penalties.