Conveyancing in Christchurch

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Conveyancing Solicitors Christchurch

In-Deed online conveyancing is a national conveyancing firm which offers leading edge conveyancing to buyers and sellers throughout Dorset. In-Deed never conceal added fees in our terms of business, the price we quote is the price you pay when you move. Dorset has a considerable number of property lawyers, but we feel that none can beat In-Deed on speed, efficiency and communication.

Christchurch House Price Data

Bournemouth House Prices (in £1000's)
  Oct-10 Oct-11 Oct-12 Oct-13
175 166 171 173

Average house prices in Bournemouth have remained constant in the last few years. Rising by £1, 666 compared to October 2012, in October 2013, the Land Registry recorded purchased property with an average of £172, 877.

Recent property transactions

  • Freehold Purchase - Bingham Rd, Somerford, BH23, £185, 000
  • Freehold Sale - Peppercorn Close, Christchurch, BH23, £235, 000
  • Leasehold Apartment Sale - Homecliffe House, Highcliffe, Dorset, BH23, £110, 000
  • Leasehold Sale - Stonechat Court, Christchurch, BH23, £112, 000
  • Freehold Purchase - Palmerston Avenue, Christchurch, BH23, £300, 000

Conveyancing Fees In Christchurch

If you are buying and selling a property and need a solicitors that covers Christchurch, we offer a fixed fee quote with no additional fees.

Far too many solicitors add charges in the terms of engagement. Fees to check for may include costs for commissioning searches beyond the local authority search or for postage, photocopying & phone calls.

Council Serving Christchurch

Christchurch is situated in Bournemouth Borough Council (Conservative controlled). The council tax bands for 2013 to 2014 are: Band A - £999, Band B - £1, 166, Band C - £1, 332, Band D - £1, 499, Band E - £1, 832, Band F - £2, 165, Band G - £2, 498, Band H - £2, 997.

Living in the Christchurch area

Christchurch has a community bordering on 48, 000 residents and is located in Dorset in South West England and is roughly 29 miles from Dorchester, the county administrative centre. Avon Heath Country Park and Brownsea Island are included among tourist attractions. Drinking spots in the area include the Dukes, the Ship Inn and the Arcado. Colin Clark & Sons Ltd butchers At Grimstone and Simply Cooking bakery are some of the useful grocery options in the area.

Some locals may visit Christchurch's Waitrose, on Bargates. It has been reported that homes in areas with a Waitrose, or even those where one is being constructed, are worth more by almost fifty percent in some neighbourhoods. A few agents may be unconvinced by 'the Waitrose effect', nevertheless this is an issue to consider when purchasing in the area.

How Your Christchurch property lawyer Will Complete the Conveyancing

  • Selecting a quote - Though it is possible to complete the process yourself, the majority of buyers and sellers will not have the legal expertise, experience or time, opting alternatively to instruct a conveyancing solicitor. Find quotes with a 'no sale, no fee' guarantee, but check the terms for any hidden fees.

  • Instructing your selected solicitor - As soon as you have identified which solicitors conveyancing quote you want to go ahead with you must instruct them to handle the legal process for your Christchurch sale or purchase. To do this you should scour the fine print for supplementary conveyancing costs, for instance fees for SDLT form completion , before consenting to them.

  • After you have instructed - The contract collates title deed information, the price, and the deposit, and is sent by the seller's property lawyer to the buyer's. The buyer should also receive a mortgage offer from the lender by this stage.

  • Instruct your Qualified Surveyor to look at your new home - Purchasers are usually advised to get a Building Survey as it can determine any potential problems e.g. suspected asbestos or dangerous modifications. New forest national park rules are also a known regional thing affecting Dorset.

  • Searches - The typical searches are Chancel Liability, Local Authority, Environmental and Drainage and Water, and they cover numerous factors including changes near the property, such as planned road or rail works. Furthermore, your lawyer may also recommend further searches.

  • Exchange of contracts - When the buyer's mortgage offer is in place, terms are agreed, and the deposit is ready, contracts are exchanged. Both sides are now bound to go through with the transaction.

  • Completion - Completion occurs, on a set date, when the seller's conveyancing solicitor certifies receipt of any remaining funds due to be paid, and the buyer can then collect, usually from the agent, the keys to the property.

Christchurch Help to Buy Conveyancing

Since its launch in 2013, this programme has aided 1, 000's of first-time buyers and home movers. Help to Buy is designed to assist first-time buyers and home movers that have saved at least a 5% deposit. To claim this programme, the property being acquired needs to be your main home and not Buy to Let A maximum value of £600, 000 exists for houses covered by the scheme.

Contact the Money Advice Service, or your local Help to Buy agent for further information. Sovereign & Westward (call 0300 100 0021) is the local Help to Buy agent for Christchurch.

Are you Remortgaging a Christchurch property ?

Are you looking into remortgaging your flat or house in Christchurch? Our specialist team have created class leading remortgage case management systems assisting our solicitors in delivering a rapid but individual legal service.

Online Conveyancing

Many conveyancing quote websites advertise the advantages of online conveyancing, like automated updates and case tracking.

In reality, a key part of a less stressful move is instructing a fast and efficient solicitor, irrespective of their technology. Working with In-Deed's solicitors, you have the benefit of 21st Century online conveyancing and also the advice of a dedicated property lawyer.