Conveyancing in Calcot

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Conveyancing Solicitors Calcot

In-Deed is a national network of conveyancing solicitors that offers highly efficient legal services for Calcot in Berkshire.

Our lawyers work on a No Completion, No Fee basis so you only incur any legal fees when your transaction actually completes. Whether you are moving to or from Calcot our highly qualified solicitors will make the conveyancing quick and efficient.

Calcot House Price Data

West Berkshire House Prices (in £1000's)
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Over the last four years, property prices have risen in West Berkshire. In October 2013, properties purchased averaged £233, 678, based on Land Registry data a change of 2% on October 2012.

Residential property prices in the UK are likely to increase through 2014. Potential causes of the promising housing market include new build permits at a 50 year low and lower interest rates. This situation is not likely to continue indefinitely, however, with for experts, a slowdown is expected by 2016.

Recent property transactions

  • Freehold Sale - Little Coombe, Withington, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL54, £600, 000
  • Freehold Purchase - Syreford Road, Cheltenham, GL54, £350, 000
  • Leasehold Purchase - Parkland Mews, Stow - the Wold, Glouc, GL54, £210, 000
  • Purchase - Easter House, Hailes Street, Winchcombe, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL54, £275, 000
  • Freehold Purchase - Southgate Court, Cheltenham, GL54, £189, 950

Calcot Conveyancing Solicitor Fees

Our fixed fee assurance means the fee on your initial quote is the same fee you pay after you move.

All too often firms include additional charges in their terms of engagement. Often these fees might be plain from the very start i.e. when providing an initial quote when obtaining a quote. Read the terms carefully for certain items that include further legal costs for right to buy matters or for acting on a leasehold matter.

See details of our fixed fee promise.

Comparing Calcot solicitor conveyancing quotes

Accurately comparing conveyancing quotes from solicitors in Calcot is often time consuming. Read our practical list of that helps you with everything to look out for in the quote when you look for any further charges .

Local Government and Council Tax in Calcot

Calcot is situated in West Berkshire Council (Conservative controlled). The council tax bandings for 2013\2014 are as follows; Band A - £1, 025, Band B - £1, 196, Band C - £1, 367, Band D - £1, 538, Band E - £1, 879, Band F - £2, 221, Band G - £2, 563, Band H - £3, 075.

Living in Calcot

Calcot is located in Berkshire in South East England and is roughly 19 miles from Abingdon, the county town. Local pubs include the Horncastle, the Water Tower and the Fox & Hounds. Calcot-area shops include R.J Ford & Sons butchers and The Daily Loaf Ltd bakery.

Step-by-step conveyancing guide

Getting a quote for the legal workThe first step in the process is selecting a conveyancing solicitor to carry out the work. Do not rely on the big headline fee, as many low fee quotes can have additional costs in the terms.

Appointing a solicitor At the point you have decided upon the property lawyer you would like to execute the legal work for your Calcot home move you will need to appoint them. To do this you need to scour their terms and conditions for any hidden costs e.g. costs for acting on a shared ownership matter , before you sign them.

Pre-contract stagePreliminary enquires, which can include investigating boundary disputes. In addition the draft contract itself will be drawn up. The final version is agreed, and a day may be agreed to complete.

Get your RICS Home Buyer SurveyA good local RICS Surveyor with experience of surveying Calcot properties will identify structural issues such as dry rot or furniture beetle.

Ordering searchesChancel Liability, Local Authority, Environmental and Drainage and Water are the searches the buyers solicitor orders in most cases. These searches investigate many issues including conservation area restrictions.

Exchange of contractsContracts are signed and exchanged. The buyer and seller are obliged to go through with the sale and purchase.

CompletionThis stage will occur on a set date when the sellers conveyancing solicitor certifies that they have any remaining money due, and the purchaser will then collect from the estate agent the keys to the property.

After Completion DetailsSoon after you have taken possession of your new home a conveyancer now has some admin to finish e.g. submitting the SDLT form to HMRC.

Help to Buy

The Government's Help to Buy programme is intended to help first-time buyers and home movers with at least a 5% deposit The maximum property value available under the Help to Buy scheme is £600, 000..

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

Conveyancing when Remortgaging in Calcot

We should be the first stop for anyone remortgaging a property in Calcot. Our specialist team of lawyers can take instructions for all lender panels from Darlington Building Society to Yorkshire Building Society. Our specialist team have invested in class leading remortgage case management systems which help our SRA regulated solicitors to deliver a quick and personal conveyancing service.

Online Conveyancing Quote

It is easier than ever for home movers to monitor the progress of their move, with online conveyancing tools like email and SMS updates and casetracking at their disposal.

The key to a stress-free process is finding a solicitor who is both efficient and who provides regular updates, regardless of the technology they use. You will experience, with our solicitors, the benefit of both online conveyancing technology and the advice of an experienced conveyancing solicitor.