By Frances Traynor
18th October 2017
"The team to trust during your property transaction."
If you are selling or buying a house or flat in Portishead, you will have to instruct a property lawyer to take care of legal work on your behalf.
Homeward Legal's network of solicitors have many years experience of conveyancing in Portishead and all over North Somerset and our proactive approach means we complete the transaction faster than other firms.
Conveyancing solicitors who perform all the conveyancing work for your house move for a fixed rate.
We do not charge you any conveyancing fees for buying and selling a home, if for any reason your Somerset move does not complete.
Using local expertise, our CQS solicitors will guide you through the whole of the conveyancing process.
No additional fees whatsoever.
Portishead is around 2m of the M5 junction entry 19 Southbound.
The nearest airport to Portishead is Bristol Airport (7 miles). and the nearest train station to Portishead is Avonmouth, almost 3 miles away.Q.
Blacknore Point Lighthouse and Clapton-In-Gordano St Michael Churches Conservation Trust are in Portishead.
The most convenient hospital to Portishead is Clevedon.Q.
Various solicitors purport to offer theoretically 'the cheapest conveyancing'. Unfortunately additional fees may be added into the solicitor's terms that homeowners often do not check. Extras which are listed in terms of engagement should be reasonable. Applicable disbursements ought to be defined on your quote. Homeward Legal quotes offer a clear statement of your legal fees for a standard conveyancing transaction.Q.
Your Portishead conveyancing solicitor might recommend a chancel search, whichever parish where the house being bought is found. Although some church councils have chosen to charge chancel repairs on the 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 not continue to be so, so the solicitor will be unable to make any guarantees, and will recommend insurance.
Portishead agriculture or industry can cause soil contamination. The local authority for Portishead will be able to provide more detail on cases of contamination.Q.
The Stamp Duty that will be due will depend on the valuation. On a £79k residential property, stamp duty will be £0.*
*Correct as of 01/03/2013Q.
With Homeward Legal's conveyancing service, a purchase conveyancing client in Portishead required to pay at most £249 for a standard bundle of searches. These searches are disbursements paid to a third party.Q.
The local authority searches carried out by your Portishead conveyancing solicitor in the process of the conveyancing should check whether the property is inside a designated conservation area and evidence of Coal Authority consent for alterations will be required.Q.
Local conservation areas are nominated by the local North Somerset planning authority, who oversee the state of the area including things like neglected buildings, coloured road surfaces and paths. English Heritage, a government body, keep a detailed list in relation to the state of repair of conservation areas as well as the exposure to a worsening of the condition of the area.Q.
Portishead is located in North Somerset District Council, Town Hall, Walliscote Grove Road, Weston Super Mare, Somerset, BS23 1UJ, contact: 01934 888 888