By Frances Traynor
19th October 2017
"Teamwork is the secret to a quicker property transaction."
If you are selling, buying or remortgaging a home in Whiteley, you must instruct a lawyer to take care of legal work .
Our property lawyers have vast experience of conveyancing in Whiteley and throughout Hampshire and our pragmatic approach often means we move you faster than other firms.
Conveyancing solicitors who perform all the conveyancing work for your move for a fixed cost.
If your Hampshire house move does not complete we do not charge you any conveyancing solicitors fees.
With area experience, our solicitors will guide you along every step of the conveyancing process.
No additional fees whatsoever.
Drivers are well served with Whiteley enjoying very convenient major road access very close at inside a miles of Junction 9 Eastbound of the M27.
The closest airport to Whiteley is Southampton, Mitchell Way Airport (7 miles). Southampton Airport is 8 miles, Bembridge IoW Airport is 16 miles and Sandown IoW Airport is 17 miles away. The nearest station to Whiteley is Swanwick.Q.
Bursledon Hants Windmill, Manor Farm Country Park Hampshire Passport and Bursledon Windmill Hampshire Passport are close to Whiteley.
The nearest hospital for Whiteley is Ravenswood House Knowle.Q.
Many online and high street conveyancers offer cheap conveyancing, but additional charges will be included in the terms and conditions. A quote for conveyancing in Whiteley should also clearly state the disbursements to be paid. Additional costs should be reasonable.Q.
Some owners in Whiteley can be required to cover the cost of repairs to a local church. As a consequence of a recent Act, interest over any affected land in Whiteley must be registered by October 2013. This will make it easier to identify affected property through a chancel search. Whiteley Church of England properties where chancel liability may apply include Church (Conventional District).Q.
The routine procedure is to get Local Authority, Drainage and Water Search (CON29DW or personal) and Environment Search, and possibly specific searches such as Official Search of Whole with Priority (OS1).Q.
A key part of the legal due diligence procedure involved in buying a home involves a conveyancing lawyer conducting environmental searches that set out detail on the local Whiteley flood risk. A more specialist flood history/risk search (most likely a Landmark Database search) may be advised by your conveyancing solicitor in Whiteley if the results of the environmental search highlight a flood risk.Q.
Over the last two years, some lenders have limited the firms who can act for them. For house purchasers, this can result in significantly increased legal costs. Homeward Legal can act on behalf of most lenders in the UK.Q.
Some solicitors pass off additional costs as disbursements. It is not always obvious whether a cost is a fee or not, and whether it should be included. This charge is a disbursement not a fee, meaning the solicitor passes on the charge at cost.Q.
For most Whiteley residential property, the time needed to transfer property is not wholly predictable, with reference to several aspects. The national average is 8 to 12 weeks, but we aim for faster conveyancing, driving the transaction to complete within 6 to 8 weeks.Q.
Conveyancing could be subject to numerous interruptions or delays. Homeward Legal seek to reduce their consequences wherever a difference can be made by, for example, ordering searches as early as possible.