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Conveyancing Solicitors Cheltenham

In-Deed conveyancing is a national conveyancing specialist which provides professional conveyancing services to Cheltenham property buyers and sellers.

We never conceal any added fees in the terms of your quote, that is our fixed price promise. In-Deed make your property sale or purchase simple.

Property Price Data in Cheltenham

Gloucestershire House Prices (in £1000's)
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Between 2010 and 2013, house values in Gloucestershire have risen. The Land Registry reported home purchases averaging £174, 516 in October 2013, a change of £3, 196 in comparison to last year.

Property prices in the UK are likely to increase throughout this year by up to 8%. The government's extension of Help to Buy is among the potential reasons for the positive market.

Recent property transactions

  • Leasehold Sale - Annecy Court, Queens Place, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL51, £120, 000
  • Freehold Sale - Cherry Blossom Close, Cheltenham, GL52, £167, 250
  • Freehold Sale - Malleson Road, Gotherington, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL52, £435, 000
  • Freehold Purchase - White Cross Square, Cheltenham, GL53, £270, 000
  • Leasehold Purchase - Bath Road, Cheltenham, GL53, £105, 000

Cheltenham Conveyancing Fees

Our guaranteed fixed legal fee quotes mean no additional costs to worry about for your Cheltenham conveyancing.

Many lawyers hide fees for things that are part of a standard conveyancing transaction in their T's and C's. Often these fees might be foreseeable from the commencement when arranging a conveyancing quote. Always check the fine print for things like further amounts to pay for dealing with a mortgage lender or for completing the stamp duty tax return.

Cheltenham Local Authority and Council Tax

Cheltenham is in Cheltenham Borough Council (Liberal Democrat controlled). Council Tax bands for tax year 2013\2014 are: Band A - £990, Band B - £1, 155, Band C - £1, 320, Band D - £1, 486, Band E - £1, 816, Band F - £2, 146, Band G - £2, 476, Band H - £2, 971.

The Cheltenham area

Cheltenham has a population of just about 116, 000 inhabitants and is situated in Gloucestershire in South West England and is roughly 7.5 miles from Gloucester, the county administrative centre. Residents should enjoy Gloucester Cathedral and Gloucester Waterways Museum. The Swallow Bakery and Browns Butchers At 8A North St are some of the useful grocery options near Cheltenham. Popular local pubs include the George Hotel, the Hotel Du Vin, the Bayshill Inn, the Tavern and the Railway Inn.

Residents may buy the weekly shop at Cheltenham's Waitrose, on Honeybourne Way. It has been recently reported that houses in areas with a Waitrose or where one will be built increase in price by around twenty five percent. Estate agents may not be convinced by 'the Waitrose effect', yet it remains an issue to consider when purchasing in the area.

Property legal process steps in Cheltenham

  • Choosing a quote - Selecting the recommendation made by the agent is often not cost-effective, and many do more research to find conveyancing solicitor. It is important to check terms and conditions for any hidden additional fees before you make a final decision.

  • Instructing a solicitor - Before your property lawyer can get underway with the conveyancing process for your Cheltenham sale or purchase, it will be necessary to formally instruct them. To do this you must always scour any small print for any hidden conveyancing fees e.g. charges for stamp duty land tax form completion , before signing them.

  • Post-instruction stage - The property lawyer will, once instructed, make contact with the other side's solicitor to agree the draft contract. This document collates title deed information, the price, and the deposit.

  • Instructing the RICS Home Survey - A survey is crucial in order to determine if there are any problems like the presence of Japanese Knotweed or penetrating damp. Georgian and regency buildings can be one of a number of a issue found in Gloucestershire.

  • Ordering searches - The standard searches are Local Authority, Environmental, Drainage and Water, and Chancel Liability. These look into many matters including upcoming changes nearby the property.

  • Exchanging contracts - Contracts are signed and exchanged. Both sides are obliged to complete the sale and purchase.

  • On Completion - On an agreed date, the buyer can collect the keys to the property once the seller's conveyancing solicitor has confirmed that they are in receipt of the funds that are due.

  • After Completion Details - Even though you have moved in your Cheltenham property lawyer has unfinished paperwork to complete like paying the stamp duty..

Help to Buy Conveyancing in Cheltenham

Over 17, 000 buyers bought a new home through the Help to Buy schemes in its first nine months. There are two Help to Buy schemes, the Equity Loan and Mortgage Guarantee. Each aims to assist home buyers that have saved at least a 5% deposit, but are otherwise quite different. The Mortgage Guarantee enables lenders to offer up to a 95% mortgage. The Equity Loan comprises a 20% equity loan from the Government, which can be repaid at any time.

Get in touch with the Money Advice Service, or your local Help to Buy agent if you need more information. Radian (Phone: 0238 062 8004) is Cheltenham's Help to Buy agent.

Expert solicitors for a remortgage on a Cheltenham home

In-Deed can supply clients remortgaging a Cheltenham flat or house with a fast and efficient legal service at an unbeatable guaranteed fixed fees. Our Lawyers approach means quicker completions which often save you a lender payment at the older higher rate. Our team of conveyancing solicitors can act on all major and smaller banks and building society panels from The Mortgage Works to Birmingham Midshires.

Online Conveyancing Quote

There has been much discussed at length the advantages of online conveyancing, like automated updates and case tracking.

In truth, the key to a less stressful transaction is a proactive and communicative solicitor. Working with us, buyers and sellers have the benefit of 21st Century conveyancing solutions and also the assistance of an experienced conveyancing solicitor.