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Conveyancing Solicitors Bourton on the Water

Welcome to In-Deed, a nationwide conveyancing company providing leading edge property legal services to Bourton on the Water in Bourton on the Water.

Our Price promise means a guaranteed fixed fee service with no fees hidden in the small print which helps you calculate the rising cost of buying and selling a home. (See details of our In-Deed's exclusive price promise) Whether you live in Bourton on the Water or anywhere else in the UK, our highly qualified solicitors make your property sale or purchase fast and user friendly.

Property Prices in Bourton on the Water

Gloucestershire House Prices (in £1000's)
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From 2010 to 2013, property values have risen in Gloucestershire. In October 2013, the Land Registry reported purchased property averaging £174, 516, an increase of £3, 196 on last year.

Property prices in the UK are likely to increase further throughout 2014, with a predicted rise of 5%-8%. Potential causes of the promising market include the extended Help to Buy initiative. In spite of the boom, for experts, a correction may be due by 2016.

Recent property transactions

  • Leasehold Purchase - Parkland Mews, Stow - the Wold, Glouc, GL54, £210, 000
  • Freehold Sale - Little Coombe, Withington, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL54, £600, 000
  • Leasehold Sale - Fortey Road, Northleach, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL54, £99, 950
  • Purchase - Easter House, Hailes Street, Winchcombe, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL54, £275, 000
  • Freehold Purchase - Southgate Court, Cheltenham, GL54, £189, 950

Bourton On The Water Conveyancing Solicitor Fees

If you are buying and selling a property and need a conveyancing lawyer that covers Bourton on the Water, we would be happy to provide a fixed conveyancing quote with no sneaky additional fees.

Many conveyancing solicitors hide fees for things that are part of a standard conveyancing transaction in the terms of engagement in their estimate. Fees to watch out for can include charges for drafting a deed of cross covenant for flying freehold or for representing a lender.

How to accurately compare conveyancing quotes from Bourton on the Water solicitors

The trick to comparing Bourton on the Water conveyancing quotes is to read all the small print for additional fees. Read our helpful guide which shows you everything to look out for in the quote when you check for any hidden conveyancing fees .

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Local Government and Council Tax for Bourton on the Water

Bourton on the Water is in Cotswold District Council (Conservative controlled). The council tax bands for 2013\2014 are as follows: Band A - £993, Band B - £1, 159, Band C - £1, 324, Band D - £1, 490, Band E - £1, 821, Band F - £2, 152, Band G - £2, 483, Band H - £2, 979.

Living in Bourton on the Water

Bourton on the Water is located in Gloucestershire in South West England and is about 21 miles (km) from the county administrative centre of Gloucester. For groceries, options include Lambournes Family Butchers and North Cotswold Bakery At Church St Stow-On-The-Wold. Watering holes in the area include the Old New Inn, the Kingsbridge Inn in BOURTON-ON-THE-WATER, the Old Manse Hotel, the Duke of Wellington and the Mousetrap Inn. Bourton on the Water is noted for Batsford Arboretum and Bourton House Garden. Locally sourced food nuts will be delighted by Longborough Fruit Farm at Manor Farm, Longborough, Bourton on the Water, Gloucestershire, GL56 0QR.

How a Solicitor Will Complete the Conveyancing in Bourton on the Water

  1. Obtaining your conveyancing quote - Although it is technically possible to do the legal work yourself, most of us will not have the legal expertise, experience or time, and instead go with a conveyancing solicitor. Ensure that you check the terms and conditions for hidden additional fees prior to instructing.

  2. Instructing a solicitor - At the point you have worked out which firm you would like to complete the legal formalities your Bourton on the Water sale or purchase you will have to formally engage their services. To do this you should check the terms and conditions for any additional fees such as costs for acting on a leasehold matter , before approving them.

  3. The draft contract phase - Your solicitor, once instructed, will make contact with the solicitor acting for the other side to receive and negotiate the draft contract. This document confirms the parties buying and selling, the price and other information about the purchase including the deposit. The contract is finalised, and initial dates may be settled for exchange and completion.

  4. Arrange a Surveyor to check the home - Property buyers are typically advised to get a property survey because it will spot structural issues e.g. settlement and drainage problems. Gloucestershire chartered surveyors working in Bourton on the Water property will also be aware of concerns which may include interlocking clay tiles.

  5. Bourton on the Water conveyancing searches - Chancel Liability, Local Authority, Environmental and Drainage and Water are the four routine searches, and these look into issues including enforcement actions for a breach of planning permission.

  6. Exchange of contracts - Contracts are signed by the seller and purchaser and exchanged by their conveyancer, legally binding them to complete the transaction.

  7. Completion - On the day usually specified in the contract, the balance of the sale price paid to the seller's conveyancing solicitor, and the purchaser receives keys to their purchase.

  8. After Completion - Once you have taken ownership your Bourton on the Water property lawyer will still have a number of formalities to undertake e.g. sending deeds to your lender.

Purchasing with Help to Buy

Help to Buy aims to help home movers with at least a 5% deposit. In order to qualify for the Help to Buy schemes, the house being acquired needs to be not Buy to Let, and the mortgage must be repayment (not interest-only).

Get in touch with the Money Advice Service, or your local Help to Buy agent for further information.

Specialist solicitors for your remortgage in Bourton on the Water

In-Deed's professional conveyancers can help you if planning to remortgage a Bourton on the Water property. We have built leading remortgage case management systems enabling our conveyancing solicitors to offer a rapid but still personal service. Our home moving lawyers can take instructions for all building society and bank panels, from Rooftop Mortgages to Derbyshire Building Society.

Online Conveyancing

There has been much reported on the benefit of online conveyancing, like casetracking and SMS updates.

The key to a faster conveyancing transaction is finding a solicitor who is both efficient and who provides regular updates. Working with our team, you get the benefit of 21st Century online conveyancing and also the advice of a dedicated property lawyer.