By Frances Traynor
20th April 2017
"Working in partnership is vital for less stressful property transaction."
If you are buying, selling or remortgaging a home in Weymouth, you should instruct a lawyer to handle conveyancing work for your move.
Homeward Legal's property lawyers have vast experience of conveyancing in Weymouth and all over Dorset and our pragmatic approach means we complete the transaction faster than other firms.
Property lawyers who handle all the conveyancing work for your move for a fixed price.
If your Dorset house move does not complete we do not charge you any conveyancing fees for buying and selling a house.
With local conveyancing expertise, our CQS solicitors will guide you through the details of the legal process.
No additional fees whatsoever.
The closest train station to Weymouth is Weymouth and the nearest airport to Weymouth is Bournemouth International Airport (30 miles).
Weymouth Community is the most convenient hospital to Weymouth.Q.
Various firms advertise so-called 'the cheapest conveyancing quotes', however extra charges are frequently hidden in the terms of engagement which home owners may have not read carefully Get a quote using the Homeward Legal quote calculator for the property you are buying.Q.
This occurs when a property seller agrees to an offer, then refuses it, choosing instead another buyer's offer. The chance of gazumping exists for almost any purchase. Instructing a conveyancing solicitor early, and even before acceptance of an offer to handle your transaction should help to reduce the likelihood of gazumping.Q.
Over the last two years, some lenders are now limiting the firms who can act for them, resulting in greater conveyancing costs for purchasers if the lender insists upon their own conveyancing solicitor . Homeward Legal, fortunately, can act on behalf of most CML-approved lenders.
In Weymouth, some owners can be required to contribute towards upkeep of churches. Liability has the potential to impact the value of a property, but insurance is available should an obligation to fund repairs be enforced. Church of England properties in the area which may give rise to chancel liability include St Ann's, Radipole, St Nicholas, St Ann's, Radipole and St Edmund.Q.
Homeward Legal heavily advise that the majority of buyers order a property survey. A range problems will impact a property. These can include corrosion of pipework. These will not be reported on by a solicitor.Q.
The length of time taken to sell or purchase a house can vary. This is according to several issues affecting the property, for example, if the lender requires specific searches. The national average is 8 to 12 weeks, but we aim to complete the process within six weeks.Q.
Your property solicitor will make enquiries to identify whether the property is located within a designated conservation area, and if so whether any modifications have the necessary permissions from the West Dorset planning authority.Q.
Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) usually must be paid on homes over £125,000. Stamp duty mitigation should be treated with extreme caution in Weymouth. Such schemes are costly and often likely to fail.