Conveyancing in Lechlade

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Conveyancing Solicitors Lechlade

We are a nationwide conveyancer which provides highly efficient conveyancing for home movers in Lechlade and Gloucestershire.

We do not conceal added costs in the T's and C's, we give you a fixed price guarantee. If you are located in Lechlade and are buying or selling a home, you have come to the best place to make the whole process as straightforward as possible.

House Prices in Lechlade

Oxfordshire House Prices (in £1000's)
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Average house prices have risen in Oxfordshire, between 2010 and 2013. Properties purchased averaged £249, 378, according to the Land Registry, a change of £5, 656 compared to last year.

Property prices are expected to rise further through 2014, with predictions ranging from 5% to 8%. Help to Buy and Funding for Lending schemes are among the potential reasons for the promising property market. Despite these predictions, for pundits, a slowdown is expected in a matter of years.

Recent property transactions

  • Freehold Sale - Michaels Mead, Cirencester, GL7, £195,000
  • Leasehold Sale - West Way, Cirencester, GL7, £88,500
  • Freehold House Purchase - / Cross Close, Cirencester, Gloucester, GL7, £305,000
  • Freehold House Purchase - Watermoor Road, Cirencester, Gloucestershire, GL7, £215,000
  • Freehold Purchase - Tuckwell Road, Fairford, GL7, £220,000

Conveyancing Solicitor Fees In Lechlade

In-Deed's fixed cost guarantee gives you the peace of mind that the solicitors fee stated on your quote is the same fee you pay the solicitor if, as and when your sale or purchase completes.

Some conveyancing solicitors sneak additional charges in the terms of their conveyancing quote. Things to be wary of may include charges for completing the stamp duty tax return or for administration.

Lechlade Local Authority and Council Tax

Lechlade is situated in South Oxfordshire District Council (Conservative controlled). Council tax bandings for tax year 2013\2014 are: Band A - £1, 013, Band B - £1, 182, Band C - £1, 351, Band D - £1, 520, Band E - £1, 858, Band F - £2, 196, Band G - £2, 534, Band H - £3, 040.

Living in Lechlade

Lechlade is situated in Oxfordshire in South East England and is around 19 miles from the county administrative centre of Oxford. Some of the Lechlade's attractions are Buscot and Coleshill Estates and Buscot Park and the Faringdon Collection. Local pubs include the New Inn, the Crown Inn and the Swan. Local shops include Greggs bakery At Unit 19 Westmead Industrial Estate and The Gloucester Sausage Co butchers.

How Your Lechlade Solicitor Will Carry out the Conveyancing

Selecting a solicitorThe first step in the procedure is picking a conveyancing solicitor to actually carry out the work. Find fixed-fee quotes with no move, no fee protection, checking terms and conditions for additional hidden fees.

Instructing your chosen solicitor Next you must formally appoint your property lawyer in Lechlade. You MUST scour the Lechlade solicitors small print for any further conveyancing fees , for instance costs for SDLT form completion , before agreeing to them.

Pre-contractPreliminary enquires, including an initial examination of title documents to confirm that it is free from defects. Additionally the draft contract itself is drawn up.

Arrange your Home Buyer ReportBuyers are typically recommended to get a property survey as it can determine any defects including Japanese Knotweed or leaks. Interlocking clay tiles are also a known problem in Gloucestershire.

Lechlade conveyancing searchesThere are four standard searches. These are Chancel Liability, Local Authority, Environmental and Drainage and Water, and these cover a range of factors, including changes near the property, such as planning permission for a school.

Exchange of contractsAfter terms are settled and the deposit is arranged, contracts are exchanged. Both parties are now legally bound to complete the transaction.

CompletionCompletion occurs, usually on set date, when the sellers solicitor confirms that they have the balance of the sale price. The purchaser can then pick up keys to the property.

Help to Buy in Lechlade

Almost 20, 000 buyers bought a house through Help to Buy since the launch. The Help to Buy scheme enables participating lenders to purchase a guarantee, so they can then offer mortgages of up to 95% loan to value.

Contact the Money Advice Service, or your local Help to Buy agent for more detail.

Professional solicitors for a remortgage in Lechlade

If you are remortgaging a Lechlade property you are going to need a solicitor. In-Deed's solicitors are on all banks and building society panel. Our Solicitors have built the latest systems and processes which help our conveyancing property lawyers to deliver a communicative and individual conveyancing service.

Online Conveyancing

Much has been discussed at length the frequently marketed benefits of online conveyancing, including case-tracking and email updates.

In truth, a key part of a less stressful move is finding a solicitor who is both efficient and who provides regular updates. You will receive, working with In-Deed's conveyancing solicitors, the advantage of online conveyancing technology and also the advice of a dedicated property lawyer.