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Conveyancing Solicitors Abridge

In-Deed is a national conveyancing specialist providing high quality conveyancing services for Essex property buyers and sellers. Essex has a vast choice of conveyancing solicitors, however we think that no other firm can beat us on our level of service.

Property Prices in Abridge

Essex House Prices (in £1000's)
  Oct-10 Oct-11 Oct-12 Oct-13
190 186 188 193

From 2010 to 2013, property values in Essex have risen. In October 2013, the Land Registry reported properties purchased averaging £192, 856, an increase of 3% compared to October 2012.

Average house prices nationwide are predicted to rise further through 2014, with a predicted rise of 5%-8%. Factors driving the positive market include the Help to Buy programme and low interest rates. These circumstances are not expected to continue indefinitely, with for pundits, a slowdown is expected within 24-36 months.

Recent property transactions

  • Sale - The Dairy, Bournebridge Lane, Stapleford Abbotts, Romford, Essex, RM4, £620, 000
  • Freehold Purchase - Richmond, Bourn Bridge Lane, Stapleford Abbotts, RM4, £250, 000

Abridge Conveyancing Solicitor Fees

Our fixed conveyancing fee pledge gives you the peace of mind that the solicitors fee we quote you is the fee you will be charged at the point your transaction completes.

Some conveyancing property lawyers bury charges in the small print of their quote. Things to be wary of may include charges for calculating service charge arrears or for property auction buyers.

Local Authority for Abridge

Abridge is located in East Hertfordshire District Council (Conservative controlled). Council tax bandings for tax year 2013\2014 are as follows: Band A - £1, 002, Band B - £1, 169, Band C - £1, 336, Band D - £1, 503, Band E - £1, 837, Band F - £2, 171, Band G - £2, 505, Band H - £3, 006.

Living in Abridge

Abridge is located in Essex in the East of England and is about 16 miles from Chelmsford, the county town of Essex. Abridge is noted for Capel Manor Gardens and Forty Hall & Estate. The Maltster's Arms, the Cottage Loaf, the Bull and the Miller & Carter 3km in Lambourne End are among the area's local pubs. Shops in the area include Greggs bakery and K & P Family Butchers.

Step-by-step conveyancing steps

Obtaining a quote

Whilst it is technically possible to carry out the legal work yourself, the vast majority of us will not have the time or specialist legal knowledge, opting alternatively to instruct a legal professional.

Engaging a solicitor

At the point you have chosen which firm you would like to execute the conveyancing on your Abridge home move you will need to formally instruct. This initial step requires you to review, consent to and sign the solicitors terms of business.

The draft contract stage

The contract specifies details of the parties, title deed information, and the property price, and is sent to the buyer's conveyancer from the seller's. Additional enquires will be raised once the purchaser's lawyer has read through the property information questionnaire.

Booking the RICS Home Buyer Survey

A survey is crucial so you can pinpoint defects like timber infestation or weathered brickwork.

Conveyancing searches

There are four standard searches. These are Local Authority, Environmental, Drainage and Water, and Chancel Liability, and these investigate numerous issues including land contamination.

Exchanging contracts

Contracts are signed and exchanged. The two sides are bound by law to go through with the sale and purchase.


This takes place when, usually on set date, the seller's solicitor confirms that they have received the balance of the funds that are due. The buyer can then collect, usually from the agent, the keys to their new home.

Help to Buy Conveyancing in Abridge

Almost 20, 000 home movers acquired their new property under Help to Buy since it launched. 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 further information on the Help to Buy programme.

Looking for a Conveyancing Solicitor for your Remortgage in Abridge ?

In-Deed can supply borrowers remortgaging a Abridge property with a stress free legal service at hard to beat fees. In-Deed's approach often means shorter completions which may save you a payment at the higher rate.

Online Conveyancing Quote

It is simpler than ever for property buyers and sellers to check how the conveyancing for their move is going, with online conveyancing tools such as case management systems at their disposal.

However, a key part of a less stressful move is a proactive solicitor, irrespective of their technology. Buyers and sellers will get Working with our team the benefit of both 21st Century online conveyancing with the reassuring presence of a dedicated property lawyer.