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Conveyancing Solicitors Stonehouse

In-Deed is a country wide group of conveyancers offering expert legal services for buyers and sellers in Stonehouse. Our solicitors work on a no sale no fee pledge so you only need to pay any solicitor costs if, as and when your matter is completed. If you are located in Stonehouse and are buying or selling a property, you are in the ideal place to make the process as simple as possible.

Property Prices in Stonehouse

Gloucestershire House Prices (in £1000's)
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Between 2010 and 2013, house prices have risen in Gloucestershire. Increasing by 2% compared to last year, in October 2013, the Land Registry reported property purchases with an average of £174, 516.

Property prices are expected to continue to rise throughout 2014. The Funding for Lending programme is among possible reasons for the active housing market.

Recent property transactions

  • Purchase - Heatherstrip, The Grange, Leonard Stanley, Stonehouse, Gloucestershire, GL10, £195,000
  • Freehold Sale - Borough Close, , GL10, £270,000
  • Leasehold Purchase - Browns Lane, Stonehouse, GL10, £146,500
  • Freehold Purchase - Park Road, Stonehouse, GL10, £150,000
  • Freehold Sale - Kings Road, Stonehouse, Gloucester, GL10, £209,250

Conveyancing Solicitor Fees In Stonehouse

If you are looking for a conveyancing lawyer that covers Stonehouse we offer a fixed conveyancing quote with no hidden additional fees.

All too commonly firms have conveyancing fees in the small print. Additional fees to be wary of might include charges for a contribution to solicitors professional indemnity or for CHAPS transfers.

A guide to comparing Stonehouse solicitor conveyancing quotes

The secret to comparing Stonehouse lawyers quotes is to read the terms of the quote for any additional costs. See our incisive table which shows you the things to search for in the quote when you try and find any extra costs .

Local Authority and Council Tax for Stonehouse

Stonehouse is in Stroud District Council which is under no overall political control. Council Tax bands for the tax year 2013\2014 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.

Living in Stonehouse

Stonehouse is situated in Gloucestershire in South West England and is approximately 8.5 miles from the county town of Gloucester. Pubs and bars in the areas include the Globe Inn, the Woolpack Inn and the Carpenters Arms. L.F Dangerfield (Bakery) Ltd At Church St and Cotswold Prime Meat butchers are some of the useful grocery options in the area. Chavenage and Owlpen Manor are often listed among local attractions.

The conveyancing process for Stonehouse homes explained

Selecting a quoteThe first step in the legal work is selecting a conveyancer to actually carry out the work. Do not focus on an attractive headline fee. Many cheap estimates will have hidden additional fees in terms and conditions.

Engaging your preferred solicitor First thing, you will need to appoint your property lawyer in Stonehouse. To do this you absolutely must check the Stonehouse solicitors small print for any hidden costs such as charges for obtaining leasehold management information on leasehold sale , before agreeing to them.

The draft contract stagePre-contract enquires are made, including things like confirming that the seller has the right to sell the property, and the draft contract itself is prepared. More enquiries will also be raised after the purchasers lawyer has checked the completed property information questionnaire.

Instruct a Chartered Surveyor to see the propertyA local Surveyor with experience of surveying Stonehouse properties will spot any structural issues including wet rot or dangerous chimney stacks. Interlocking clay tiles are also a known local thing in Gloucestershire.

Conveyancing searches in StonehouseDrainage and Water, Chancel Liability, Local Authority and Environmental are the four standard searches that lenders will require. These searches investigate factors including land contamination.

Exchanging contractsContracts are exchanged, and the buyer pays via their solicitor the deposit (generally 0.1 of the property price).

CompletionOn the day usually specified in the contract, the buyer may then collect from the agent keys to the new home after the sellers conveyancing solicitor has confirmed that they have received the money that is due to be paid.

Post Completion Loose EndsDespite the fact that you have now taken possession of the property your conveyancer has loose ends to complete including submitting the SDLT form to HMRC.

Help to Buy in Stonehouse

17, 000 home buyers purchased their new home under the Help to Buy schemes already. There are two Help to Buy schemes, the Equity Loan and Mortgage Guarantee. Each aims to support home buyers with a deposit of 5%, but are otherwise quite different. The Equity Loan comprises a 20% equity loan from the Government, which can be repaid at any time. The Mortgage Guarantee enables lenders to offer up to a 95% mortgage.

For further information regarding Help to Buy, speak to the Money Advice Service, or your local Help to Buy agent.

Professional solicitors for a Stonehouse remortgage

In-Deed aim to offer home owners remortgaging in Stonehouse with a stress free legal service at highly competitive guaranteed fixed fees. We have created the latest online conveyancing systems assisting our solicitors in offering an efficient and individualised legal service.

Online Conveyancing Quote

A large number of law firms market the positives of online conveyancing, such as automated updates and case tracking.

The key to a less stressful transaction is a proactive and communicative solicitor, regardless of the technology they use. Working with our team of conveyancing specialists, you get the benefit of online conveyancing and the presence of a dedicated, high street conveyancing solicitor.