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Conveyancing Solicitors Axminster

We are a national conveyancing specialist that offers client focussed conveyancing to Axminster residential property buyers and sellers. In-Deed's solicitors work on a no completion no fee pledge so you will only pay the legal fees when your home move ultimately completes. (Read our no completion no fee) Whether you are moving to or from Devon, our conveyancers will make your property sale or purchase simple.

House Price Data in Axminster

Dorset House Prices (in £1000's)
  Oct-10 Oct-11 Oct-12 Oct-13
214 208 207 212

Average property prices have risen in Dorset over the last four years. Rising by £4, 836 relative to last year, the Land Registry recorded homes bought with an average of £212, 071 in October 2013.

Property prices are predicted to continue to increase throughout this year by 5%-8%. Possible causes of the promising housing market include the extended Help to Buy programme. Experts are warning of a 'superbubble'. The market is expected to slow as soon as 2016.

Recent property transactions

  • Freehold Purchase - Lower Holditch, Axminster, EX13, £700, 000
  • Freehold Sale - Passlands, Membury, Axminster, Devon, EX13, £450, 000
  • Purchase - Sunset, Charmouth Road, Raymonds Hill, Lyme Regis, Devon, EX13, £215, 000
  • Freehold Purchase - Whitford, Axminister, EX13, £227, 000

Axminster Conveyancing Solicitor Fees

In-Deed give you a comprehensive fixed fee quote for your Axminster move.

Far too many conveyancing property lawyers add fees in the T's and C's of their quote or estimate. Fees to look into are further fees for postage, photocopying & phone calls or for handling any notices of assignment on leasehold transactions.

A guide to comparing conveyancing quotes from Axminster solicitors

Attempting to compare conveyancing quotes from solicitors in Axminster can be tricky. Check out our useful list of that highlights everything you need to be aware of in the terms when you try and find any sneaky hidden conveyancing fees , for instance fee for calculating service charge arrears .

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Council for Axminster

Axminster is located in East Devon District Council (Conservative controlled). Council tax bands for tax year 2013 to 2014 are: Band A - £1, 077, Band B - £1, 256, Band C - £1, 435, Band D - £1, 615, Band E - £1, 974, Band F - £2, 333, Band G - £2, 692, Band H - £3, 230.

Living in Axminster

Axminster is situated in Dorset in South West England and is approximately 25 miles from the county town of Dorchester. Some of the Axminster's popular location attractions are Abbotsbury Swannery and Beaminster Museum. Local pubs include the Lamb Inn, the Red Lion Inn and the Castle Inn. Local shops include The Bakers Dozen bakery at Market View South St, Complete Meats butchers and a Sainsburys Superstore In Chard.

The conveyancing process

Deciding on a solicitor

First, choose a legal professional based on the factors that matter to you. Find fixed-fee quotes that have 'no sale, no fee' protection, checking the terms for any hidden costs.

Appointing your solicitor

When you have worked out which solicitors conveyancing quote you would like to go ahead with the next step is to formally engage their services to conduct the legals on your Axminster property sale or purchase. To do this you MUST scour the Axminster solicitors terms of engagement for supplementary conveyancing fees like costs for acting on a leasehold matter , before agreeing to them.

Drafting contracts

Preliminary enquires, including things like confirming rights of way over the property. In addition the draft contract itself is drawn up. Following receipt of the property information questionnaire, more enquiries will also be raised of the seller's conveyancer.

Obtain your RICS Survey

A local RICS Surveyor with experience of surveying Axminster properties will pinpoint problems like subsidence and unsupported chimney breasts. maritime zone weathering is an example of a local issue in Devon.

Ordering searches

Chancel Liability, Local Authority, Environmental and Drainage and Water are the four standard searches, and these look into a range of factors, including conservation area restrictions. Further searches could include a China Clay Search and Tin Mining Search.

Exchange of contracts

After the purchaser's deposit is arranged, contracts are exchanged. Both sides are now obligated to complete the transaction.


The balance of the funds that are due is wired to the seller's solicitor, and the purchaser receives the keys to the property, with title deeds.

The Help to Buy programme

Over 17, 000 buyers purchased a property with this scheme already. Help to Buy 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 detail.

Are you Remortgaging a property in Axminster ?

Are you looking into remortgaging your property in Axminster? In-Deed's prompt approach can mean speedy processes which can save you a lender payment at the old rate. In-Deed's solicitors can act for all bank panels, from Saffron Building Society to Halifax Loans.

Online Conveyancing Quote

Many authors have discussed at length the advantages of conveyancing online, including casetracking and SMS updates.

The key to a less stressful move is finding a solicitor who is both efficient and who provides regular updates, regardless of the technology they use. You will experience Working with our solicitors the benefit of both 21st Century conveyancing solutions and also the reassuring presence of an experienced conveyancing solicitor.