In-Deed is a nationwide conveyancing company that delivers high quality conveyancing for property buyers and sellers in Hereford and Worcester including Astwood Bank. Our property lawyers work on a No Completion, No Fee basis so you only cover any legal costs if and when your transaction actually completes. If you live in Hereford and Worcester and are buying or selling a property, you have come to the ideal place to help make the transaction as straightforward as possible.
Property Price Data in Astwood Bank
House values have remained constant in Worcestershire in recent years. Properties bought averaged £164, 693 (source: Land Registry) in October 2013.
Recent property transactions
- Freehold Purchase - New Road, , B96, £180, 000
- Freehold Sale - Manders Close, Astwood Bank, B96, £485, 000
Solicitors Legal Fees In Astwood Bank
If you require a property lawyer in Astwood Bank, we can offer a fixed quote no hidden fees.
Some solicitors hide additional fees in the T's and C's of their quote. Things to watch out for often include further fees for the removal of a registered caution or restriction at the land registry or for postage and telephone calls.
Compare conveyancing quotes from Astwood Bank solicitors
The trick to comparing Astwood Bank firms quotes is to check the small print for additional costs. We have a useful guide which highlights what you need to check for in the terms and conditions when searching for any extra costs .
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Local Government in Astwood Bank
Astwood Bank is situated in Redditch Borough Council (Labour controlled). The council tax bands for tax year 2013 to 2014 are: Band A - £1, 001, Band B - £1, 167, Band C - £1, 334, Band D - £1, 501, Band E - £1, 834, Band F - £2, 168, Band G - £2, 502, Band H - £3, 002.
Living in Astwood Bank
Local pubs include the Why Not, the Bell, the White Lion, the Oddfellows Arms and the Nevill Arms. Astwood Bank shopping options include Pete The Meat butchers At 1246 Evesham Rd Astwood Bank and Astwood Bank Bakery.
The Conveyancing Process
Choosing a quote for the legal work - Choosing the option recommended by the agent is often not cost-effective, and many do more research to find a lower fee. Remember to check the terms and conditions for any additional fees before you make a final decision.
Instructing a solicitor - Before your chosen conveyancer can move forward the legal process for your Astwood Bank transaction, you will need to formally instruct them. Remember to ensure that you read in detail the terms of engagement for any hidden costs, for instance costs for BACS bank transfers .
Preparing contracts stage - Enquires are undertaken, including a preliminary investigation of title determining whether the title is free from defects, and the draft contract itself will be drawn up. At this stage, the buyer should get a mortgage offer from the lender by this stage of the conveyancing process.
Astwood Bank searches - Environmental, Drainage and Water, Chancel Liability and Local Authority are the searches the buyer's solicitor arranges in most cases, and these review factors including checking if the property is a listed building.
Exchanging contracts - When the buyer's mortgage offer is in place, terms are agreed, and the deposit is ready, contracts are exchanged. The seller and purchaser are now obligated to go through with the transaction.
Completion - Remaining funds, less the deposit paid on exchange, are is transferred to the seller's conveyancing solicitor, and the purchaser receives keys to the property, with transfer documents and title deeds.
Post Completion Details - Once you have moved, a property lawyer will still have a number of tasks to finish such as notifying the freeholder (if leasehold).
The Help to Buy scheme
To qualify for Help to Buy, the home being purchased will need to be your main residence (not Buy to Let), you cannot have interest in any other property, and the mortgage must be repayment (not interest only). £600, 000 is the upper limit for homes bought under the scheme.
For more information, get in touch with the Money Advice Service, or your local Help to Buy agent.
Astwood Bank remortgage solicitors
Our conveyancing property lawyers complete many hundreds of remortgages in Hereford and Worcester every year. Our home moving lawyers can act on all major and smaller building society and bank panels from Bradford and Bingley to UCB Home Loans Corporation. Our Solicitors proactive approach can mean speedy completion times which can save you a monthly payment at the old rate.
Conveyancing technology, including solutions like casetracking and SMS updates, has been marketed by numerous conveyancing quote websites as the secret to a fast and low-cost move.
In reality, the secret to a stress-free process is a proactive and communicative solicitor. With our solicitors, buyers and sellers get the advantage of online conveyancing and the guidance of a dedicated, high street conveyancing solicitor.