By Frances Traynor
19th October 2017
"A legal team you can trust throughout your property transaction."
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.
No additional fees whatsoever.
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.
Generally, the sooner you instruct a firm, the better. Instructing your solicitor earlier for a purchase can mean that your offer may be taken more seriously if you already have a solicitor instructed, or, if you are selling a property, paperwork can be prepared, even before a buyer is found.Q.
An up-to-date estimation of the state of conservation areas in Oxfordshire is published by English Heritage, and the following information is currently accessible at English Heritage: Banbury Grimsbury is designated as very bad with low vulnerability and deteriorating condition significantly, Bicester is designated as very bad with low vulnerability and deteriorating condition, Cropredy is designated as very bad with low vulnerability and no significant change, Duns Tew is designated as poor with low vulnerability and deteriorating condition, RAF Bicester with Caversfield is designated as very bad with low vulnerability and deteriorating condition significantly, RAF Upper Heyford with Upper Heyford with Ardley is designated as very bad with medium vulnerability and deteriorating condition.Q.
We advise that the majority of buyers arrange a home surveyor. There can be a wide range of defects which have a negative impact on a property, which will not be covered by the legal work. These include cracks in walls or cracked roof tiles.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.
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.
No. We never hide any extra, hidden fees for standard conveyancing. Some solicitor do not give accurate quotes, only estimates. You may face a much greater total fee when you have completed.Q.