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Conveyancing Solicitors Stockport

Welcome to In-Deed, a country wide conveyancing company delivering top notch conveyancing legal services to Greater Manchester home movers.

We work on a No Completion, No Fee promise so you only have to pay any legal fees as and when your transaction ultimately completes. (See In-Deed's price guarantee) Whether you live in Stockport or anywhere else in the UK, we will make your sale or purchase simple.

Stockport Property Prices

Greater Manchester House Prices (in £1000's)

House prices have remained constant in Greater Manchester, between 2010 and 2013. The Land Registry recorded properties bought with an average of £103, 528 in October 2013, a decrease of -1% on October 2012.

Hillgate conservation area properties often reach greater amounts.

Recent property transactions

  • Freehold Sale - Culver Road, Adswood, SK3, £102, 500
  • Freehold Purchase - Woodhall Road, Stockport, Greater Manchester, SK5, £116, 481
  • Freehold Sale - Adswood Road, Stockport, Greater Manchester, SK3, £175, 000
  • Apartment Sale - Wenlock Close, Stockport, SK2, £168, 000
  • Freehold Purchase - Great Moor Street, Great Moor, Stockport, Cheshire, SK2, £177, 500

Stockport Conveyancing Solicitor Fees

In-Deed's fixed fee promise means that price stated on your quote is the same price you pay the solicitor at the point you actually move.

Some solicitors put further fees in the T's and C's of their quote or estimate. Fees to watch out for are fees for arranging indemnity insurance issues or for the preparation or approval of a key undertaking.

Compare conveyancing quotes from Stockport solicitors

Precisely comparing conveyancing quotes from solicitors in Stockport is often involved. Have a look at the following practical typical hidden fee table that shows you what you need to be aware of in the solicitors terms of engagement when trying to find any extra costs , such as fees for raising additional enquiries.

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Local Authority for Stockport

Stockport is in Stockport Metropolitan Borough Council which is under no overall political control. Council tax bandings for tax year 2013\2014 are as follows: Band A - £1, 040, Band B - £1, 213, Band C - £1, 387, Band D - £1, 560, Band E - £1, 907, Band F - £2, 253, Band G - £2, 600, Band H - £3, 120.

Living in the Stockport area

Stockport is noted for Anson Engine Museum and Manchester Art Gallery. Popular local pubs include the Imperial, the Calverts Court, the Little Jack Horners and the Queens Head.

Step-by-step conveyancing guide for Stockport houses

Deciding on a conveyancing solicitor

Firstly, choose a conveyancer based on the factors that matter to you. Do not focus on an attractive headline fee. Many lower quotes have hidden additional fees in the small print.

Instructing your solicitor

At the point you have decided which solicitor you would like to do the legal procedure for your Stockport sale or purchase you will need to formally engage their services. You should always check the fine print accompanying the quote for any hidden conveyancing costs before you consent to them.


The property lawyer will, once instructed, communicate with the other side's solicitor to receive and negotiate the draft contract. The contract specifies the sale price, identities of the two parties, deposits, and title deed information. The final version is agreed, and dates may be set for exchange and completion.

Arrange a RICS Building Survey

A home survey is imperative so you can be made aware of potentially costly problems e.g. ground heave and dangerous modifications.

Searches in Stockport

The standard searches that mortgage lenders will request are Chancel Liability, Local Authority, Environmental and Drainage and Water, and they investigate factors including conservation area restrictions. Further searches for homes in Stockport may include a Coal Mining Search.

Exchange of contracts

Contracts are signed by the seller and buyer and exchanged by their conveyancing solicitor, binding them to go through with the transaction.


Less the ten percent deposit, the money that is due is paid to the seller's conveyancer, and the buyer receives the keys to their new property.

After Completion

Now you have taken ownership your solicitor still has additional tasks to complete including getting the transfer stamped.

Help to Buy Conveyancing

To be eligible for this scheme, the property will need to be your main residence and you may not have an interest in another property.

Get in touch with the Money Advice Service, or your local Help to Buy agent for further detail on the Help to Buy programme. Plus Dane Housing Association (call 0845 603 4559) is the local agent for Stockport.

Conveyancing when Remortgaging a property in Stockport

Our carefully selected SRA regulated solicitors can assist you if planning to remortgage a home in Stockport. Our Solicitors have built leading case management systems which enable our lawyers to deliver a quick and personal conveyancing service.

Online Conveyancing Quote

Tools such as automated updates and case tracking are commonly advertised as the key to fast, cheap conveyancing.

Most important, a critical component of an easier conveyancing transaction is a communicative solicitor, irrespective of the technology they use. Home movers experience with our conveyancing solicitors the benefit of both 21st Century online conveyancing and a dedicated, high street conveyancing solicitor.