By Frances Traynor
19th October 2017
"Teamwork is the secret to a faster move."
Are you planning to remortgage your home? Or are you buying or selling your house or flat? Then you should instruct a conveyancing solicitor to complete the legal work.
Homeward Legal's lawyers have years of experience in Northwich and across Cheshire. Our pragmatic, speed-focused conveyancing methods mean we complete the transaction in the shortest possible time.
Our conveyancing solicitors handle all the legal work for your move for a fixed cost.
If your Cheshire house move does not complete we do not charge you any solicitors fees for buying and selling a home.
With local experience, our CQS solicitors will guide you through the conveyancing process.
No additional fees whatsoever.
By road: Northwich is served by the A49, A533, A556 and A559. By rail: The nearest train station is Northwich. By air: Northwich is closest to these three airports: Liverpool John Lennon Airport (21 miles), Manchester Airport (22), and Hawarden Airport (25).
Hospital: Victoria Infirmary, Winnington Hill, Northwich, CW8 1AW. Council: Cheshire West and Chester (www.cheshirewestandchester.gov.uk).
Attractions: Anderton Boat Lift, Vale Royal Falconry Centre, Stonyford Cottage Gardens, Go Ape Delamere Forest, Marbury Country Park, and Cheshire Animal Farm.Q.
The legal work required to buy or sell a house or flat can be held up by numerous, often unpredictable issues. Homeward Legal endeavours to minimise the consequences of these delays, where feasible, by driving the transaction forward with diligence, constant communication, and the use of state-of-the-art systems. For the best and clearest quote, why not try our quote calculator? Or, if you’d prefer to talk to someone, you could call our expert team on 0800 038 6699 for your fixed-fee quote, protected by our ‘No Move, No Fee’ guarantee.Q.
Generally speaking, the earlier you appoint your solicitor, the better. Promptly instructing a conveyancing solicitor can reduce the likelihood of your transaction stalling, because there are several conveyancing tasks that can be started as soon as your solicitor is on board.Q.
Both estate agents and mortgage brokers will usually suggest a solicitor that you could use for the conveyancing. Such referrals should be thoroughly considered before you instruct your legal representative, however, because an agent may recommend the conveyancer who pays out the highest referral fee, rather than being the most appropriate choice for your needs. Why not call our team of experts on 0800 038 6699 to take about your fixed-fee quote?Q.
We usually recommend that home-vendors delay booking a removals company until the exchange of contracts. To do so beforehand is a risk, because a moving date won’t have been firmed up. When you do come to appoint a firm, there are many local and national companies including:
The Homeward Legal partnership regularly works with the majority of lenders, who are approved by the Council of Mortgage Lenders. This means that we are able to carry out any relevant lender-imposed searches or checks in setting up your mortgage. This avoids the possibility of them passing their legal costs on to you. A number of mortgage specialists operate in Northwich:
Disbursements and fees ought to be identified separately on any quote for your conveyancing, which is not always the case for some solicitors’ firms. These charges are fees not disbursements, and should be included in the quote for conveyancing fees. Homeward Legal always make the distinction between fees and disbursements very clear, so you are always in control of your legal bill. Try our quote calculator. Or give us a call on 0800 038 6699 for your fixed-fee quote.Q.
The Stamp Duty payable is dependent on the property's value, if it is more than £125,000. On a £759,000 house, the stamp duty will be £27,950.Q.
There are absolutely no legal arguments why a home-seller can’t take this approach and reasonably undertake the conveyancing without a Northwich conveyancing solicitor. In reality, however, a property solicitor handles a large number of jobs (such as chasing replies to enquiries, or interpreting management accounts), most of which need a qualified solicitor. Fundamentally, though, DIY conveyancers take huge risks in operating without relevant indemnity insurance that every solicitors’ firm is obligated to carry. To discuss your needs and to obtain your free, fixed-fee, ‘No Move, No Fee’-guaranteed quote, contact our team on 0800 038 6699.Q.
Where land has been contaminated by industry or other sources, remediation can often be possible, but it can be costly. A local specialist e.g. Ideal Gardens Turf & Topsoil Centre, Cogshall Lane, Comberbach, Northwich, CW9 6BS can provide more detail.Q.
Essential to a fast transaction is to instruct a experienced lawyer. When finding a suitable a lawyer, : Do they offer 'no move, no fee' protection? This can incentivise a faster transaction. Do they offer 'instant' online quotes? Do they use email as the preferred mode of communication?Q.
Disbursements and fees ought to be identified on a quote for your conveyancing. These costs are fees not disbursements, and should be included in a quote.Q.
These areas delineate regions of architectural or historic interest. Living in a conservation area can mean protection for trees and other flora, but the restrictions can make repairs more costly or time-consuming. A conveyancing lawyer will discuss what specific restrictions are in place.Q.
Your solicitor may suggest that a chancel search be taken out. In Northwich's much older areas, chancel repair dues can be collected on the current owners of a property where Parochial Church Councils have previously chosen not to do so, so the solicitor will be unable to make any guarantees, and will recommend insurance.Q.
The legal work required to buy or sell a house or flat could be held up by numerous, often unpredictable, issues. Homeward Legal endeavour to minimise the consequences of these delays where feasible by driving the transaction forward.Q.
Owners of property in an area near nearby church property may be required to contribute towards the cost of repairs. This is referred to as chancel repair liability. A chancel search is used to check that such a liability exists. Your conveyancing solicitor will suggest an appropriate indemnity policy to address chancel liability. Church lands in the local area where a chancel search may be necessary include Holy Trinity, St Helen, Witton with St Thomas, Rudheath and St Luke.