By Frances Traynor
20th April 2017
"The best legal team to handle your home move."
If you are selling or buying a home in Oxfordshire, you must instruct a solicitor to carry out the legal work on your behalf.
Our network of solicitors have vast experience helping home buyers and sellers in Oxfordshire and all over South East England and our pragmatic approach means we move you faster than other firms.
Our solicitors handle all the conveyancing work for your house move for a fixed fee.
You will not be charged any solicitors fees for buying and selling a property, if for any reason your Oxfordshire move does not complete.
With local conveyancing expertise, our CQS solicitors will guide you along every step of the legal process.
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Kidlington, Oxford Airport is 6 miles from Oxfordshire. Turweston Aerodrome Airport is 20 miles, Kidlington Airport is 6 miles and Booker Airport is 22 miles away. The nearest station to Oxfordshire is Oxford, about a mile away.
The closest hospital to Oxfordshire is Radcliffe Infirmary Oxford.Q.
Several firms advertise supposedly 'the cheapest conveyancing quotes', but additional charges are often hiding in the solicitor's terms of engagement.Q.
Most importantly, buying faster is the key to instruct a communicative solicitor. Additionally, there are a number of things you as the purchaser can also do. These include:
A necessary component in the legal due diligence process involves the conveyancing solicitor carrying out environmental searches that set out information with regard to Oxfordshire flood risk area. An inexpensive in-depth flood search (most likely a Landmark Database search) will sometimes be suggested by a qualified Oxfordshire property lawyer if in the event that the environmental search highlight a potential flood risk to the property.
There are no arguments why a home seller cant adopt a DIY approach and conduct your own conveyancing without a trained Oxfordshire conveyancing solicitor. However, a property lawyer handles a huge number of functions e.g. chasing any missing replies/clarifications to enquiries and investigating title documents some of which require the relevant training. Even more importantly do it yourself conveyancers take huge risks in operating without the appropriate professional indemnity insurance which qualified lawyers are bound to carry.Q.
Buyers in Oxfordshire should be aware of several local conservation areas. Banbury Grimsbury, Bicester and Cropredy are among the conservation areas in Oxfordshire. A solicitor will discuss what specific restrictions are in place for affected areas in Oxfordshire.Q.
The property lawyer should confirm that a chancel search be taken out. Although some Parochial Church Councils (PCCs) have exercised their right to charge chancel repairs on the current owners, a solicitor cannot state with certainty that a parish where chancel repair fees have not been paid previously will not continue to be so. Even if liability is unlikely, indemnity insurance is a sensible precaution.Q.
Several contaminants may potentially impair property in Oxfordshire, and factors like hazardous and regulated installations should be reported on during conveyancing searches.Q.
The Homeward Legal group can work beside many lenders who are Council of Mortgage Lenders-approved. A number of mortgage specialists operate in Oxfordshire, such as Assist Mortgages, 4 Price's Way, Brackley, NN13 6NR, 1st Call 4 Mortgages Llp, 78 Hilmanton, Lower Earley, Reading, RG6 4HN, and Allum Scott Mortgages Ltd, Havenwell/North Rd, Widmer End, High Wycombe, HP15 6ND.