By Frances Traynor
19th October 2017
"Working in partnership is the secret to a faster home move."
If you are selling or buying a property in Ovingham, you will need to appoint a conveyancing solicitor to look after the legal work on your behalf.
Homeward Legal's solicitor network have a wealth of experience helping home buyers and sellers in Ovingham and throughout Northumberland. Our proactive approach often means we complete the transaction faster than other firms.
Our solicitors handle all the legal work for your sale or purchase for fixed conveyancing costs in Ovingham.
If for any reason your Northumberland house move does not complete you will not be charged any property legal fees for buying and selling a property.
Using local conveyancing expertise, your property solicitor will guide you through the legal process.
No additional fees whatsoever.
Newcastle Airport is 8 miles from Ovingham. Ovingham's closest station is Prudhoe.Q.
Cherryburn National Trust Prudhoe Castle English Heritage and Bywell St Andrew Churches Conservation Trust are close at hand to Ovingham.
The closest hospital for Ovingham is Prudhoe.Q.
Various solicitors purport to offer so-called cheap conveyancing quotes. Unfortunately additional fees are frequently hidden in the terms of engagement. Any fees should be fair and reasonable.Q.
The SDLT that is payable depends on a small number of factors, including the value of the property, and whether it is in a 'disadvantaged area'. Stamp duty will be £1410 on a £141000 property (information correct February 2013).Q.
Some owners in Ovingham can be required to cover the cost of maintenance of churches. As a result of the Land Registration Act 2002, interest over any affected land must be registered by October 2013. The solicitor handling your conveyancing will confirm that a chancel search is appropriate. Ovingham church lands include St Mary the Virgin.
Land can be contaminated by a broad range of naturally-occurring factors, and factors like existing and proposed overhead electricity cables should be reported on during conveyancing searches.Q.
We heavily advise that purchasers in Ovingham book a house surveyor. A wide range of concerns will impact a property, including roof damage and settlement. These will not be reported on by a solicitor.Q.
Northumberland planning authority Requisition for search and Official Certificate of Search conducted by your Ovingham conveyancing solicitor as part of the conveyancing will find out the existence of suitable permission for any alterations to the building.Q.
A conveyancing solicitor is likely to recommend that a chancel search is ordered. Chancel repair dues can be collected on owners of a house where Parochial Church Councils (PCCs) have not imposed the same liability on the last owners.Q.
Your homes band should ordinarily be highlighted within the conveyancer's title report along with the local authority. The latest tax charges for homes in Ovingham are detailed on the Northumberland local authority site. As at, 14 March 2013, rates are: