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Conveyancing Solicitors Biddenham

We are a national conveyancing company which delivers leading edge property legal services for residential property buyers and sellers in Biddenham and throughout Bedfordshire. Our Price promise means an unbeatable value fixed cost conveyancing service contains no hidden extras to help you budget for the growing cost of buying and selling a home. Bedfordshire has a number of solicitors, but we think that no other company can equal us on speed and efficiency.

House Price Data in Biddenham

Bedford House Prices (in £1000's)
  Oct-10 Oct-11 Oct-12 Oct-13
157 154 154 159

Over the last four years, house values in Bedford have risen. The Land Registry recorded home purchases averaging £158, 839 in October 2013, a rise of £4, 594 in comparison to last year.

Average property prices generally are predicted to continue to increase throughout this year. Factors behind the active market include Funding for Lending. Market experts are recognising the signs of a bubble, with the market slowing by 2016.

Recent property transactions

  • Leasehold Purchase - Saxon Way, Bedford, MK40, £140, 000
  • Freehold Purchase - Greenkeepers Road, , MK40, £217, 495
  • Freehold Purchase - Tavistock Street, Bedford, MK40, £95, 000
  • Lease - , Chaucer Road, Bedford MK40, £80, 000
  • Freehold Sale - Ranworth Walk, Bedford, MK40, £120, 000

Solicitors Legal Fees In Biddenham

In-Deed provide you with a firm fixed quote for your Biddenham transaction.

Some solicitors hide fees in the small print of their quote or estimate. Charges to be wary of might include costs for administration or for a PI contribution.

What to look for when comparing conveyancing quotes from Biddenham solicitors

Comparing conveyancing quotes from solicitors in Biddenham can be exceptionally convoluted. The following is a useful typical hidden fee table which underscores the things you need to check for in the small print when checking for any extra fees .

Local Government in Biddenham

Biddenham is in Bedford Borough Council which is under no overall political control. Council Tax bands for 2013\2014 are as follows: Band A - £1, 047, Band B - £1, 222, Band C - £1, 396, Band D - £1, 571, Band E - £1, 920, Band F - £2, 269, Band G - £2, 618, Band H - £3, 141.

Living in Biddenham

Biddenham is situated in Bedfordshire in the East of England and is about 1.5 miles (km) from the county town of Bedford. Biddenham is noted for Bromham Mill and Gallery and Cecil Higgins Art Gallery. The Three Tuns, the Kempston Rovers Football Club, the Queen, the Bar 19 The Bedford and the Griffin are some of the local pubs. Nearby shops include David Jon Butchers and The Cottage Bakery at 88 Bedford Rd Kempston.

Conveyancing Process Explained

  • Choosing a conveyancing solicitor - Although it is possible to carry out the legal work yourself, the vast majority of us will not have sufficient legal expertise, and opt to go for a legal professional. Focus on fixed quotes with no sale, no fee protection, but be sure to check the small print for any additional hidden fees.

  • Instructing a solicitor - First thing, you will have to appoint your selected property lawyer for your Biddenham sale and purchase. This will require you to check, approve and sign the solicitors formal small print.

  • Pre-contract phase - The sellers conveyancing solicitor agrees the draft contract with the buyers conveyancing solicitor. Additionally pre-contract enquires are made. The final draft is agreed by both sides conveyancers, and the date for completion.

  • Obtaining the HomeBuyer Report - A good local Surveyor with experience of surveying Biddenham properties will spot potentially expensive problems including thermal movement or obvious electrical problems.

  • Biddenham searches - Drainage and Water, Chancel Liability, Local Authority and Environmental are the common searches generally expected by lenders. These look into a broad range of factors, including checking if the property is a listed building. Furthermore, your solicitor may also recommend additional searches.

  • Exchange of contracts - When the parties agree, the two sides sign their copies and send them to each other. The buyer then pays the ten percent deposit.

  • Completion - Completion will occur when the sellers conveyancing solicitor certifies that they are in receipt of the funds that are due. The purchaser will then pick up the keys.

Purchasing with Help to Buy

17, 000 home movers acquired a house with the help of the Government's Help to Buy scheme within the first nine months. The Help to Buy scheme assists first-time buyers who have saved a 5% deposit. In order to qualify for the Government's Help to Buy scheme, the property should not be a shared ownership or shared equity purchase, or a second home The maximum property value available under the Help to Buy scheme is £600, 000.

For more information, get in touch with the Money Advice Service, or your local Help to Buy agent.

Conveyancing Solicitors for a Remortgage on a Biddenham property

Are you intending to remortgage your flat or house in Biddenham? In-Deed have invested in state of the art remortgage systems and processes which enable our conveyancing property lawyers to deliver an efficient and personal service.

Online Conveyancing Quote

It is easier than ever for property buyers and sellers to monitor the progress of their conveyancing, with online conveyancing tools including automated updates and case tracking at their disposal.

In reality, the secret to an easier conveyancing transaction is instructing a fast and efficient solicitor, irrespective of their technology. Working with our team, you enjoy the advantage of both 21st Century conveyancing solutions and additionally the presence of an experienced conveyancing solicitor.