By Frances Traynor
19th October 2017
"Teamwork is critical for a smoother property transaction."
If you are selling or buying in Somerset, you will need a conveyancing solicitor to carry out the legal side of things on your behalf.
Our solicitor network have years of experience of conveyancing in Somerset and throughout South West England and our pragmatic approach often means we move you in the shortest possible time.
Conveyancing solicitors who perform all the conveyancing work for your move for a fixed fee.
You will not be charged any solicitors fees, if for any reason your Somerset house move does not complete.
With Somerset and Somerset experience, our solicitors will lead you through every aspect of the conveyancing process.
No additional fees whatsoever.
Somerset's closest station is Bridgwater at 5 miles. The closest airport to Somerset is Bristol Airport.
Bridgwater is the nearest hospital for Somerset.Q.
Many buyers seeking discount conveyancing are caught out by the lure of very low conveyancing rates. Many solicitors promote 'the cheapest conveyancing'. However extra fees are frequently hidden in the solicitor's terms of engagement. Fees included in terms and conditions should be fair and clearly defined. They be applicable solely where your solicitor must complete additional work , which could not be anticipated at the start of the process. Homeward Legal quotes offer a clear statement of your legal fees for a standard conveyancing transaction.Q.
A residential property conveyancing lawyer will carry out formal conveyancing and environmental searches, which include Somerset area flood risk data. Depending on the results, the Somerset property lawyer may advocate a more involved (e.g. Landmark) detailed search.Q.
You should be told about your homes council tax band as part of the conveyancer's title report. The correct rates for Somerset are set out at the Sedgemoor council website. At the time of authoring on 21 June 2012 rates are:
Homeward Legal's solicitors do not hide any hidden extra fees. Know that some conveyancers give 'quotes' which are in fact estimates, which they will not be required to adhere to.Q.
The Stamp Duty payable will depend on a small number of factors, primarily the house's purchase price. It is £11760 on a £392000 house or flat (correct March 2013).Q.
Numerous of contaminants caused by natural and human-influenced issues can ruin land in Somerset, such as overhead transmission lines or proximity to waste sites. An environmental search will give more information.Q.
Conservation areas distinguish regions of architectural or historic interest. The benefits of such restrictions will include protection for trees and other flora, but they can make repairs more costly or time-consuming.Q.
An up-to-date appraisal of the state of repair of conservation areas is filed by English Heritage ( a non departmental government body), and the following information is listed at English Heritage: Misterton marked as poor with medium vulnerability and deteriorating, Henstridge marked as very bad with medium vulnerability and no significant change, Ilchester marked as very bad with medium vulnerability and no significant change, Donyatt marked as very bad with medium vulnerability and no significant change.