By Frances Traynor
19th July 2017
"Working in partnership is vital for a faster home move."
When buying or selling in Swindon, you will need to instruct a solicitor to carry out the legal side of things .
Homeward Legal's conveyancing team have many years experience of conveyancing in Swindon and all over Wiltshire and our highly proactive approach means we complete the transaction in the shortest possible time.
Property lawyers who undertake all the conveyancing work for your home move for a fixed fee.
If your Wiltshire house move does not complete you will not be charged any conveyancing fees.
Using their area expertise, our CQS solicitors will guide you through the details of your sale or purchase.
No additional fees whatsoever.
As corroborated by the 2011 census Swindon's population is 459,049 spread over an area of 216,573 hectares meaning a residential population density 2.1 people per hectare.
Swindon is approximately three miles off the M4 junction entry 15 Westbound.
Swindon's nearest airport is Kidlington, Oxford Airport (28 miles). The nearest train station to Swindon is Kemble.
Victoria Swindon is a nearby hospital.Q.
Both high-street and online solicitors advertise supposedly cheap conveyancing quotes, but extra charges are frequently hidden in the terms and conditions. Busy, stressed home owners ignore these terms at their peril. Any additional fees should be reasonable. Get a quote using the Homeward Legal quote calculator for the property you are buying.Q.
We work with the vast majority of lenders serving Swindon home purchasers, so can guarantee you a good solicitor who your lender approves of.
Local mortgage lenders and brokers in Swindon include:
Homeward Legal do not hide any additional charges whatsoever. You should be aware that some solicitors' firms will give a low estimate, not an accurate quote. You may face a much greater total fee when you have completed.Q.
More often than not a conveyancer's title report will give the relevant Swindon council tax band. The latest tax rates for homes in Swindon are listed on the Swindon council website. At the time of writing, 06 September 2012, the rates are:
Your property lawyer will make enquiries to determine if your proposed purchase is affected by a conservation area, and if so, whether any modifications have necessary consent from the local council.Q.
There are wide-ranging regulations imposed to restrict topsoil contamination. Other sources of contaminated land include groundwater contamination and herbicides.Q.
Chancel repair liability can require some residential property owners to fund repairs to nearby church land. A number of sources are used to identify liability, including parish archives. Swindon Church of England properties include St Aldhelm, St Mary's Church, St Mark and Holy Rood at the Lawns.Q.
Disadvantaged areas are identified by council ward. Disadvantaged areas in Swindon are Park and Whitworth. Update: As of the 2013/14 tax year, stamp duty relief for disadvantaged areas is no longer available.