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Conveyancing Solicitors Biggleswade

In-Deed conveyancing is a national group of conveyancers delivering highly efficient conveyancing legal services for Bedfordshire buyers and sellers. Whether you live in Biggleswade or anywhere in the country our experienced solicitors will make your sale or purchase straightforward.

Property Prices in Biggleswade

Central Bedfordshire House Prices (in £1000's)
  Oct-10 Oct-11 Oct-12 Oct-13
176 171 172 175

Property prices in Central Bedfordshire have risen. In October 2013, homes bought averaged £174, 996, based on Land Registry data an increase of £2, 822 on last year.

Residential property prices in the UK are predicted to rise throughout this year, with a predicted rise of 5%-8%. Insufficient new build stock and the availability of cheap credit are among the causes of this change. Despite these predictions, experts are warning of a bubble, with the market slowing within a couple of years.

Recent property transactions

  • share of freehold Purchase - Cooks Way, Biggleswade, SG18, £55, 000
  • Freehold Sale - Bluebell Close, Biggleswade, SG18, £233, 500
  • Freehold Purchase - Birch Road, Biggleswade, Bedfordshire, SG18, £180, 000
  • Freehold Purchase - Rose Lane, Biggleswade, SG18, £135, 000
  • Freehold Sale - The Rowlands, Biggleswade, SG18, £183, 500

Biggleswade Solicitors Legal Fees

Far too many conveyancing property lawyers put conveyancing fees in their terms of engagement. Sometimes these added extras are clearly necessary from the very start i.e. when providing an initial quote of the sale or purchase.

Examples include added fees for dealing with a mortgage lender or CHAPS transfers (bank fees). In-Deed's fixed quotes mean no added fees to worry about for your Biggleswade conveyancing matter.

See our fixed price guarantee.

Biggleswade Local Authority

Biggleswade is in Central Bedfordshire Council (Conservative controlled). Council tax bands for tax year 2013 to 2014 are; Band A - £1, 101, Band B - £1, 285, Band C - £1, 469, Band D - £1, 652, Band E - £2, 019, Band F - £2, 387, Band G - £2, 754, Band H - £3, 304.

Living in Biggleswade

Biggleswade is located in Bedfordshire in the East of England and is about 9.5 miles from Bedford, the county administrative centre of Bedfordshire. Some of the Biggleswade's popular tourist attractions are Letchworth Museum and Art Gallery and Moot Hall. Pubs in the area include the Pembroke Arms, the New Inn and the White Hart. Nearby shops include Gunns Bakery and Piggotts Family Butchers.

How the Conveyancing Process is Carried Out

  • Getting a conveyancing solicitor - Before the process can commence, a conveyancing solicitor must be chosen. Focus on fixed-fee quotes with 'no sale, no fee' protection, but ensure that you check the small print for any additional fees.

  • Appointing your solicitor - Next you will have to officially instruct your selected conveyancer for your Biggleswade transaction. This first step requires you to go over, agree to and sign the solicitors terms of business.

  • The initial stages - The purchaser's lawyer negotiates the draft contract with the seller's solicitor. Also pre-contract enquires are made.

  • Commissioning the RICS HomeBuyer Report or Building Survey - A good local Surveyor with experience of surveying Biggleswade properties will spot potentially expensive structural problems such as bulging walls (sometimes known as a pregnant bump!) and weathered brickwork.

  • Searches - The common searches usually ordered by conveyancing solicitors are Chancel Liability, Local Authority, Environmental and Drainage and Water. These cover many matters including upcoming changes nearby the property.

  • Exchange of contracts - When the seller and buyer are satisfied with the contract, both sides sign. The purchaser then pays the agreed ten percent deposit.

  • Completion - The buyer can then collect the keys to the property after the seller's conveyancing solicitor certifies that they are in receipt of the funds that is due.

Buying with Help to Buy

17, 000 households acquired a house under Help to Buy within the first nine months. There are two Help to Buy schemes, the Equity Loan and Mortgage Guarantee. Each assists home movers with a 5% deposit, but are otherwise quite different. The Mortgage Guarantee enables lenders to offer up to a 95% mortgage. The Equity Loan comprises a 20% equity loan from the Government, which can be repaid at any time.

Call the Money Advice Service, or your local Help to Buy agent for further information on Help to Buy.

Conveyancing Solicitors for a Remortgage on a Biggleswade property

Our business is to provide borrowers remortgaging a Biggleswade flat or house with a professional conveyancing service at hard to beat fixed fees. We have invested in leading case management systems assisting our solicitors in providing a speedy but bespoke conveyancing service.

Online Conveyancing Quote

Numerous solicitors' websites sell advantages of conveyancing online, including case management systems.

Most important, an essential component of a faster conveyancing transaction is a communicative solicitor, regardless of the technology they use. You will have, with our team of residential property specialists, the advantage of 21st Century conveyancing solutions and the assistance of an experienced conveyancing solicitor.