By Frances Traynor
18th January 2018
"Working in partnership is the secret to a speedier completion."
If you are buying or selling a home in Thornbury, you will need to chose a conveyancing solicitor to carry out the legal work .
Our property lawyers have vast experience helping home buyers and sellers in Thornbury and throughout Gloucestershire.Our pragmatic approach means we complete the transaction in the shortest possible time.
Solicitors who carry out all the conveyancing work for your house move for a fixed cost.
If for any reason your Gloucestershire move does not complete we do not charge you any solicitors fees.
With local expertise, our CQS solicitors will guide you through the conveyancing process.
No additional fees whatsoever.
Thornbury's closest airport is Bristol Airport (17 miles). Thornbury's nearest train station is Pilning at 6 miles.
Elms Day Thornbury is the nearest hospital.Q.
Numerous firms offer theoretically 'the cheapest conveyancing', but additional fees are often hiding in small print. Third party costs, termed disbursements, to be paid should be included on your conveyancing quote Fees should be reasonable. They only come into force where the solicitor must complete work beyond standard conveyancing , which could not be anticipated at the start of the process. We provide quotes, not estimates, and clearly state the fees for a standard conveyancing.Q.
An ideal quote will itemise fees and disbursements, clearly stating which is which. This charge is a disbursement not a fee, and is passed on to the buyer at cost.Q.
Stamp Duty will depend on the purchase price. On a £537000 residential property, stamp duty will be £21480.*
*Source: www.hmrc.gov.uk, March 2013Q.
With Homeward Legal, clients are charged no more than £249 for a standard bundle of searches. More uncommon searches include a lead mining search.Q.
A solicitor will consult with the South Gloucestershire local council to find out the latest council tax charges which will then be added to the conveyancer's title report. Up-to-date charges for homes in Thornbury are listed at the South Gloucestershire council website. On 01 February 2013 the rates are:
Yes - We are auction specialists and often act for buyers at auction. Homeward Legal strongly recommend buyers to choose a property conveyancing lawyer before the auction day so there is time for a full report of the legal documents.
Subsequently, immediately after the day of the auction a lawyer will need to be prepared for complete the transaction inside 28 days as usually required by the terms and conditions of sale.Q.
Property owners in an area near a church in the area must contribute towards the cost of repairs, where chancel repair liability exists. Owners who have bought property prior to 2003 may be totally unaware that a liability exists if a chancel search was not carried out. A solicitor will be able to advise as to whether a chancel search is necessary, and recommend suitable insurance. Thornbury Church of England properties include St Anna, St Margaret, St Mary's and St Paul's.Q.
An essential step in the conveyancing procedure involves your conveyancing lawyer carrying out conveyancing searches (environmental) that provide specific information about the potential risk of flooding in Thornbury.