Conveyancing in Cotham

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Conveyancing Solicitors Cotham

We are a national conveyancing company which offers leading edge conveyancing legal services for buyers and sellers in Cotham and Bristol. Our solicitors work on a no completion no fee basis so you only need to incur any solicitor costs if, as and when your move is completed. (See In-Deed's fixed conveyancing fee guarantee) We make the conveyancing fast and user friendly.

Property Price Data in Cotham

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

Property values have risen in Gloucestershire, between 2010 and 2013. Properties bought averaged £174, 516, according to the Land Registry.

Property prices are expected to continue rising through 2014. The extended Help to Buy initiative is among factors driving the active property market. Some experts expect a change, with a correction due by 2016.

Recent property transactions

  • Leasehold Purchase - Aberdeen Road, Bristol, BS6, £180, 000
  • Leasehold Purchase - Bath Buildings, Bristol, BS6, £83, 000
  • Leasehold Sale - Ashley Road, Bristol, BS6, £125, 000
  • Freehold Purchase - Grove Rd, Redland, Bristol , BS6, £810, 000
  • Sale of Flat - Clarendon Road, Bristol, BS6, £260, 000

Cotham Conveyancing Solicitor Fees

Our fixed conveyancing fee guarantee means the legal fee on your quote is the same fee you pay if, as and when your transaction completes.

Some firms include charges in the small print of their quote. Things to check for can include fees for the removal of a registered caution or restriction at the land registry or for CHAPS transfers.

Read more on our fixed price promise.

A guide to comparing Cotham solicitor conveyancing quotes

Properly comparing conveyancing quotes from Cotham solicitors can be rather involved. Why not check out our useful list of common additional fees which underscores everything you need to be aware of in the quote when looking for any hidden conveyancing fees .

Council Serving Cotham

Cotham is located in Bristol City Council which is under no overall political control. Council tax bandings for the tax year 2013 to 2014 are: Band A - £1, 065, Band B - £1, 242, Band C - £1, 420, Band D - £1, 597, Band E - £1, 952, Band F - £2, 307, Band G - £2, 662, Band H - £3, 195.

Living in Cotham

Popular drinking spots in the area include the Chequers, the Staunton Arms, the Tawny Owl, the Royal Oak and the Wheatsheaf 3 miles in Long Bennington. Local amenities include Hart's Bakery, Brittan's butchers and a Sainsburys Local In Bristol Gloucester Road. At-Bristol and Bristols City Museum and Art Gallery are listed among popular attractions.

Property legal steps

Selecting a quote for your conveyancingFirstly, select a solicitor based on what matters most to you. Find quotes that have no sale, no fee protection, but ensure that you check terms and conditions for hidden costs.

Getting a solicitor Now you must formally instruct your conveyancing company for your Cotham move. You should scour any fine print for any hidden conveyancing costs like fees for obtaining leasehold management information on leasehold sale , before signing them.

The initial stagesThis document specifies information about the transaction itself including the sale price and the deposit and details of the two parties, and is sent by the sellers conveyancing solicitor to the buyers. After the property information form is received, additional enquires will also be raised of the seller.

Arranging a Home Buyers SurveyA competent local RICS Surveyor with experience of surveying property in Cotham will establish if there are any defects, for instance bulging walls or unsupported chimney breasts. Portland stone weathering is also a possible area thing affecting Bristol.

Carrying out searchesThere are four standard searches usually required by lenders. These are Chancel Liability, Local Authority, Environmental and Drainage and Water, and these look into matters including environmental issues. In addition, your conveyancing solicitor may also advise on potential additional searches.

Exchange of contracts When the seller and buyer agree on a final draft, both sides sign copies. The purchaser then pays the agreed deposit (usually 0.1 of the property price, but this is negotiable).

CompletionThis will occur on a set date when the sellers solicitor has confirmed that they have received the balance (less the deposit) of the purchase price. The buyer can then collect keys to the property.

Help to Buy in Cotham

To be eligible for Help to Buy, the home being bought needs to be your main residence (not Buy to Let), you cannot have interest in any other property, and the mortgage must be repayment (not interest only).

For further detail, contact the Money Advice Service, or your local Help to Buy agent. Radian (call 0238 062 8004) is the local agent for Cotham.

Are you Remortgaging a property in Cotham ?

We aim to provide our clients remortgaging a property in Cotham with a professional conveyancing service at all inclusive fees. In-Deed have built state of the art remortgage case management systems assisting our solicitors in providing a rapid and very bespoke service.

Online Conveyancing Quote

There has been much commented on benefits of online conveyancing, such as case management systems.

The key to a less stressful move is a communicative solicitor. You will get, with our solicitors, the advantage of 21st Century conveyancing solutions and the assistance of a dedicated, high street conveyancing solicitor.