By Frances Traynor
19th January 2018
"The team you can count on throughout your home move."
If you are buying, selling or remortgaging a home in Sedgefield, you will need a solicitor to handle legal work for your move.
Our solicitor network have many years experience helping home buyers and sellers in Sedgefield and across County Durham. Our highly proactive approach means we move you faster than other firms.
Our conveyancing solicitors handle all the legal work for your house move for a fixed rate.
If your County Durham move does not complete we do not charge you any property legal fees.
With local experience, our solicitors will lead you through the conveyancing process.
No additional fees whatsoever.
The nearest station to Sedgefield is Newton Aycliffe, approximately 6 miles away. Sedgefield's closest airport is Darlington, Durham Tees Valley Airport (10 miles).
Motorists are well served with Sedgefield enjoying good major road access inside three miles of the A1M Junction 60 Northbound.
Sedgefield Community is a nearby hospital.Q.
Various conveyancers claim to offer 'the cheapest conveyancing quotes', but additional fees can inflate the final bill. The quote must also state the disbursements to be paid. Additional costs needs to be reasonable and clear and only apply in cases where your solicitor is required to perform tasks outside a normal transaction in your interest, which could not be anticipated at the start of the process. Our quotes are not estimates, stating all the solicitors fees you will pay for a standard sale or purchase.Q.
Yes - Homeward Legal is familiar with sellers at auction. We tend to encourage purchasers to instruct a suitable conveyancing company before the day of the auction to allow enough time for a detailed review of the legal papers for the lot. Immediately following the property auction date a lawyer has to be focused on carry out the legal work in under 28 days as typically required by the conditions of sale.Q.
Generally, the sooner you instruct a firm, the better, as conveyancing involves a number of tasks that can begin very early in the process. Prompt instruction of a conveyancing firm for a sale enables information, especially from slow third-parties, can be requested even prior to accepting an offer, whereas if you are buying your offer may be taken more seriously if you already have a solicitor instructed.
Our solicitors have experience working beside many lenders registered with the Council of Mortgage Lenders. A number of mortgage specialists operate in Sedgefield, including Mortgage Advice Centre, 126 Newgate St, Bishop Auckland, DL14 7EN, Homesavers Mortgages & Loans Ltd, 6 Kensington South, Bishop Auckland, DL14 6JA, and Mortgage Service Centres, 77 Bondgate, Darlington, DL3 7JT. The property lawyer handling your case will be able to address any specific requests your lender may have.Q.
Your solicitor is likely to recommend a chancel search, regardless of the parish in which the building being purchased is found. In older areas of Sedgefield, chancel repair may be imposed on owners of a building where Parochial Church Councils have previously chosen not to do so, so it can be difficult to use this as a guide.Q.
English Heritage administer records in relation to the state of repair of conservation areas in Sedgefield and across England along with the vulnerability to a decline in standards. Local Sedgefield conservation areas are specified by County Durham who maintain everything from including things like ugly parking meters, addition of PVC windows and trees.Q.
Soil contamination by industrial waste, including metals, will have occurred in parts of Sedgefield. Also considering issues such as water contaminants such as bleach and fertilisers, contaminants affecting Sedgefield property will be factored into an environmental search.Q.
The time taken to transfer residential property is not wholly predictable, with reference to a range of considerations. With Homeward Legal's Sedgefield property experts, your sale, purchase or remortgage is handled as fast as possible, without compromising on service.