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Conveyancing Solicitors Ashton

We are a country wide group of conveyancers which delivers client-centric conveyancing services for home buyers and sellers in Ashton. Our low fixed fee service with no hidden fees in order to help you budget for the legal fees of buying and selling a home. Our property solicitors make your sale or purchase fast and user friendly.

Ashton Property Price Data

Gloucestershire House Prices (in £1000's)
  Oct-10 Oct-11 Oct-12 Oct-13
175 171 171 175

From 2010 to 2013, property prices have risen in Gloucestershire. In October 2013, the Land Registry recorded purchased homes averaging £174, 516.

Property prices are predicted to continue increasing throughout this year by up to 8%. Factors driving this change include lower interest rates and the extended Help to Buy scheme.

Ashton Conveyancing Fees

Our approach is to supply you with a detailed fixed cost quote for your Ashton home move.

All too commonly solicitors conceal conveyancing fees in the terms of their quote. Things to look into include fees for postage, photocopying & phone calls or for printing and providing copies of property searches.

Ashton Local Government and Council Tax

Ashton is located in Bristol City Council which is under no overall political control. Council tax brackets for tax year 13\14 are: Band A - £1, 065, Band B - £1, 242, Band C - £1, 420, Band D - £1, 597, Band E - £1, 952, Band F - £2, 307, Band G - £2, 662, Band H - £3, 195.

Ashton life and amenities

For groceries in Ashton, options include Best In Bury butchers and Pound Bakery at Mercian Mall. The Lane Ends, the Wellington, the Wheatsheaf, the Plungington and the Ribble Pilot 1 mile in Preston are just some of the area's local pubs.

How Your Solicitor Will Carry out the Conveyancing in Ashton

Deciding on a quote for the conveyancingBefore the legal process will begin, a conveyancer must be found.

Instructing a solicitor At the point you have decided which quote you would like to accept you must formally instruct them to handle the legal work for your Ashton transaction. You should always check the fine print for any hidden fees e.g. charges for acting on a leasehold matter , before approving them.

The draft contractThis document sets out the sale price, identities of the two parties, deposits, and title deed information, and is sent to the buyer's conveyancer from the seller's. Additional enquires will be raised once the buyer's conveyancing solicitor has reviewed the completed property information form.

Get a SurveyBuyers are invariably recommended to get a home survey because it will establish if there are defects such as bowing walls or problems with a flue.

Conveyancing searches in AshtonEnvironmental, Drainage and Water, Chancel Liability and Local Authority are the four common searches generally expected by mortgage lenders, and these cover a range of issues, including changes near the property, such as planning for a supermarket.

Exchange of contractsContracts are signed by the seller and buyer and exchanged by their lawyer, legally binding them to go through with the sale and purchase.

CompletionOn a set day, remaining funds, less the deposit paid on exchange delivered to the seller's conveyancing solicitor, and the purchaser receives the keys.

Help to Buy Conveyancing

The Government's Help to Buy programme assists home buyers with a deposit of at least 5% to purchase a home valued at up to £600, 000. To claim the Government's Help to Buy scheme, the property needs to be a shared ownership or shared equity purchase, or a second home The highest price for a property purchased under the scheme is £600, 000.

Contact the Money Advice Service, or your local Help to Buy agent for more detail on the scheme. Radian (Tel: 0238 062 8004) is the local Help to Buy agent for Ashton.

Are you Remortgaging a property in Ashton ?

We should be the first stop for any home owner planning to remortgage a house or flat in Ashton. Our specialist team of solicitors can work with all major banks and building society panel. Our quick turnaround approach means shorter remortgage completions which may save you a mortgage payment at the older higher rate.

Online Conveyancing

Conveyancing technology, including solutions like case management systems, has been marketed by many law firms as a key driver for fast, cheap conveyancing.

The key to a stress-free process is a communicative solicitor, irrespective of their technology. Working with our conveyancing solicitors, you will get the benefit of the latest developments in conveyancing and a dedicated, high street conveyancing solicitor.