In-Deed is a country wide network of solicitors that delivers client focussed conveyancing services to Buckinghamshire buyers and sellers. We offer conveyancing on a No Completion, No Fee basis so you only need to cover the legal fees as and when your move ultimately completes. (Read about our exclusive fixed conveyancing fee guarantee) Buckinghamshire has a considerable number of solicitors, but we think that no other company can compete with In-Deed on our level of service.
House Prices in Chesham
Over the last four years, house prices have risen in Hertfordshire. In October 2013, the Land Registry recorded homes bought averaging £250, 521, an increase of £7, 660 compared to 2012.
House prices generally will likely continue to rise through 2014. Reasons for the rise include lack of supply. Market experts are warning of a bubble, with a slowdown expected within a couple of years.
Recent property transactions
- Freehold Sale - Bellingdon Rd, Chesham, HP5, £172, 500
- Freehold Sale - Seven Firs, Bellingdon, Chesham, Buckinghamshire, HP5, £650, 000
- House Purchase - Rose Drive, Chesham, Bucks HP5, £238, 000
- Freehold Purchase - Woodley Hill, Chesham, HP5, £230, 000
- Freehold Property Purchase - Windsor Road, Chesham, Buckinghamshire, HP5, £200, 000
Chesham Conveyancing Fees
In-Deed supply a fixed quote for the conveyancing up front for your Chesham property sale or purchase.
Far too many solicitors hide additional fees in the terms of engagement in their estimate. Additional conveyancing fees to check for may include further fees for obtaining copy documents from third parties or for acting on unregistered land.
How to precisely compare conveyancing quotes from Chesham solicitors
Comparing conveyancing quotes from Chesham solicitors is much more complicated than it reasonably should be. Check out our incisive list of common additional fees that highlights what you need to be aware of in the solicitors contractual terms when hunting for any hidden conveyancing fees .
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Local Government Serving Chesham
Chesham is in Chiltern District Council (Conservative controlled). The council tax bands for 2013 to 2014 are as follows: Band A - £968, Band B - £1, 129, Band C - £1, 290, Band D - £1, 452, Band E - £1, 774, Band F - £2, 097, Band G - £2, 419, Band H - £2, 903.
Chesham life and amenities
Chesham is situated in Hertfordshire in the East of England and is around 23 miles from Hertford, the county town of Hertfordshire. Ashridge Estate and Bekonscot Model Village are included among popular location attractions. Nearby shops include Greggs bakery, Halls Of Hazlemere butchers at and a Sainsburys Superstore. Pubs in the area include the Pheasant, the Red Lion, the Misty Moon, the George & Dragon and the Hen & Chickens.
Some locals shop at Chesham's Waitrose, on The Backs. Living near a Waitrose can boost the value of your home by around 25%. Some agents may be sceptical of this effect, even so it could be a factor to be mindful of if moving to Chesham.
Step-by-step conveyancing checklist in Chesham
Obtaining a solicitors quote
The first step in the procedure is deciding on a conveyancing solicitor to carry out the work.
Ensure that you check terms and conditions for any hidden fees before you instruct.
Appointing your selected solicitor
Once you have decided upon the firm you wish to carry out the legal work for your Chesham sale or purchase you will have to formally instruct.
To do this you absolutely must check their terms of business for any further conveyancing costs such as fees for acting the mortgage company , before you consent to them.
The draft contract
The sellers solicitor negotiates the draft contract with the buyers conveyancer. Also pre-contract enquires are made.
The final version is agreed by the buyers and sellers property lawyers, and a date may be set for completion.
Get your RICS Surveyor to inspect the home
This are essential in order to establish if there are any defects including timber infestation or drainage problems. Witchert is also one of a number of a local concern found in Buckinghamshire.
Environmental, Drainage and Water, Chancel Liability and Local Authority are the routine searches required by lenders, and these look into a broad range of factors, including checking if the property is a listed building.
Contracts are signed by the parties and exchanged by their solicitor, binding them to go through with the transaction.
On a set day, the buyer will then pick up the keys to the property once the sellers conveyancing solicitor has confirmed that they are in receipt of the money that is due, less the deposit already paid.
Chesham Help to Buy Conveyancing
This programme aims to assist first-time buyers and home movers that have saved at least a 5% deposit. In order to qualify for Help to Buy, the property being acquired will need to be your main home, the mortgage must be repayment only, and you cannot have interest in any other property.
For more information, contact the Money Advice Service, or your local Help to Buy agent.
Conveyancing when Remortgaging in Chesham
We offer remortgaging a property in Chesham with a fast and efficient legal conveyancing service at an unbeatable fees (with no hidden extras). Our Solicitors approach often means shorter processes which may save you a mortgage payment at the higher rate. In-Deed's solicitors are on all building society and bank panels from Lloyds TSB Scotland to New Life Mortgages.
There has been much discussed at length the benefit of online conveyancing, like casetracking and SMS updates.
In truth, a key part of an easier conveyancing transaction is a communicative solicitor. With our team of residential property specialists, home movers get the benefit of both online conveyancing and also the assistance of a dedicated, high street conveyancing solicitor.