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Conveyancing Solicitors Dursley

In-Deed is a country wide conveyancing panel providing highly efficient legal services to property buyers and sellers in Gloucestershire including Dursley. Our lawyers work on a no completion no fee basis so you only need to cover any fees if, as and when your transaction completes. Here at In-Deed you can find top notch conveyancing lawyers for your Dursley move and a fantastic service that stands out from the rest.

House Prices in Dursley

Gloucestershire House Prices (in £1000's)
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Over the last four years, average property values in Gloucestershire have risen. The Land Registry reported purchased property averaging £174, 516 in October 2013, a change of £3, 196 in comparison to October 2012.

Property prices in the UK are expected to continue to increase this year. Help to Buy is among likely causes of the increase. Market experts are warning of a bubble. A slowdown is expected as soon as 2016.

Recent property transactions

  • Freehold Property Purchase - Woodfield Road, Cam, GL11, £126, 500
  • Leasehold Purchase - Peak View, Kingshill Road, Dursley, Gloucester, GL11, £226, 000
  • Freehold Sale - Northfields, Stinchcombe, Dursley, GL11, £174, 950
  • Freehold Sale - Rosebery Road, Dursley, GL11, £128, 000
  • Leasehold Sale - Dursley Court, Cedar Drive, Dursley, Gloucestershire, GL11, £95, 000

Conveyancing Fees In Dursley

All too often solicitors have additional fees in their terms of engagement. Sometimes these fees are foreseeable from the beginning when obtaining a conveyancing quote.

Check for specific items like extra sums to pay for acting on a new build transaction or for completing the stamp duty tax return. Our approach is to supply you with a fixed fee legal quote for your Dursley home move.

See details of our fixed fee guarantee.

Local Authority and Council Tax for Dursley

Dursley is situated in Stroud District Council which is under no overall political control. Council Tax bands for 13\14 are; Band A - £1, 030, Band B - £1, 202, Band C - £1, 374, Band D - £1, 546, Band E - £1, 889, Band F - £2, 232, Band G - £2, 576, Band H - £3, 091.

The Dursley area

Dursley is situated in Gloucestershire in South West England and is approximately 13 miles from Gloucester, the county administrative centre of Gloucestershire. Shops in the area include Little Jem Cakes bakery, The Gloucester Sausage Co butchers and a Sainsburys Superstore. Pubs in the area include the Old Bell Hotel, the King's Head, the Old Spot Inn and the New Inn. Visitors to the area should appreciate Edward Jenner Museum and Newark Park.

Conveyancing Process Explained

Selecting a conveyancing quoteThe first step in the conveyancing process is getting a legal professional to carry out the work.

Instructing a solicitor As soon as you have chosen which solicitor you want to carry out the legals on your Dursley transaction you must formally engage their services. You absolutely must scour their terms of business for any further costs like fees for acting on a leasehold purchase , before signing them.

Preparing contracts stageThe sellers conveyancing solicitor agrees the draft contract with the buyers solicitor. Also enquires are made.

Commissioning a Home SurveyA home survey is essential so you can pinpoint any potential problems, for instance bowing walls or problems with a flue. Gloucestershire RICS surveyors in Dursley will also be familiar with regional issues which include Cotswolds architecture.

Conveyancing searchesDrainage and Water, Chancel Liability, Local Authority and Environmental are the normal searches usually ordered by solicitors. These cover factors including land contamination.

Exchange of contracts When the parties are happy with the contract, both sides sign and they are delivered to the other side. The buyer then hands over the agreed deposit (in general 0.1 of the price).

CompletionThe deeds from the seller are handed over to the purchaser, once payment of the money that is due, less the deposit already paid is made. The keys to the property are collected.

Help to Buy in Dursley

Over 17, 000 households bought their new property through the Help to Buy schemes already. There are two Help to Buy schemes, the Equity Loan and Mortgage Guarantee. Each supports home movers and first-time buyers with 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.

For further information on the scheme, contact the Money Advice Service, or your local Help to Buy agent.

Qualified property lawyers for your Dursley remortgage

If remortgaging a Dursley home, you will need a solicitor. Our approach means quicker processes which can save you a mortgage payment at your higher rate.

Online Conveyancing

A number of law firms promote advantages of online conveyancing, including automated updates and case tracking.

The key to a faster, easier move is a proactive solicitor, regardless of the software they use. With us, buyers and sellers have the benefit of both modern conveyancing developments and additionally the advice of an experienced conveyancing solicitor.