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Conveyancing Solicitors Dartford

Welcome to In-Deed, a national conveyancing specialist which offers expert legal services to Kent throughout Kent.

Our Price promise means a guaranteed fixed cost conveyancing service contains no hidden extras which helps take the uncertainty out of the spiralling cost of moving home. We make the conveyancing fast and efficient.

Dartford Property Prices

Kent House Prices (in £1000's)
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Property prices in Kent have risen over the last four years. Increasing by 3% compared to 2012, the Land Registry recorded properties purchased with an average of £186, 520 in October 2013.

Residential property prices are likely to continue to increase through 2014, by between 5% and 8%. Reasons for the positive housing market include Help to Buy.

Recent property transactions

  • Freehold Purchase - Mounts Road, Greenhithe, DA9, £177, 500
  • Freehold House Purchase - Tredegar Road, Wilmington, Dartford, Kent, DA2, £365, 000
  • Freehold Purchase - Powell Avenue, Darenth Village Park, Dartford, Kent, DA2, £299, 995
  • Leasehold Sale - Osbourne Road, Dartford, DA2, £115, 000
  • Freehold Purchase - Pinewood Place, Bexley Park, Dartford, Kent, DA2, £285, 000

Conveyancing Solicitor Fees In Dartford

Some conveyancing solicitors hide fees in their T's and C's of their initial conveyancing quote. Frequently these extra fees might be discernible from the start.

Read the terms carefully for certain items such as sums to pay for representing a lender or for bank TT's (money transfers). In-Deed's quotes always cover all fees associated with a standard transaction for a purchase or sale in Dartford.

See our fixed price promise.

Local Authority and Council Tax for Dartford

Dartford is in Dartford Borough Council (Conservative controlled). Council tax bands for tax year 2013 to 2014 are as follows; Band A - £968, Band B - £1, 129, Band C - £1, 291, Band D - £1, 452, Band E - £1, 775, Band F - £2, 097, Band G - £2, 420, Band H - £2, 904.

Dartford life and amenities

Dartford has a population of about 98, 000 people and is located in Kent in South East England and is about 18 miles from the county town of Maidstone. Some of the Dartford's popular attractions are Bromley Museum and Cobham Hall. R Richardson butchers at 88 Lowfield St, Hilltop Bakery and a Sainsburys Superstore are some of the useful grocery options near Dartford. Watering holes in the area include the Royal Victoria & Bull Hotel, the Stage Door, the Clipper, the Wat Tyler and the Paper Moon.

How Your Solicitor Will Complete the Conveyancing in Dartford

  • Finding a quote for the legal work - Before the legal process will commence, you must select a solicitor. Remember to check the terms for any additional costs before you make a final decision.

  • Engaging a solicitor - First thing, you will need to appoint your selected lawyer for your Dartford transaction. To do this you absolutely must check the solicitors fine print for supplementary fees e.g. fees for acting on a buy to let property , before consenting to them.

  • The initial phases - The seller's conveyancer negotiates the draft contract with the buyer's property lawyer. In addition pre-contract enquires are sent.

  • Commissioning a RICS Home Buyer Report - Buyers are invariably encouraged to get a Building Survey as it can spot any issues including wood boring insects or problems with a flue. Interlocking clay tiles can be a factor found in Kent.

  • Searches in Dartford - Environmental, Drainage and Water, Chancel Liability and Local Authority are the four typical searches. These searches review many factors including upcoming changes nearby the property. Your lawyer could also recommend possible additional searches.

  • Exchanging contracts - Contracts are exchanged, and the purchaser transfers through their solicitor the deposit (generally ten percent of the property price, but this will be agreed prior to exchange).

  • On Completion - The funds that is due are paid to the seller's solicitor, and the purchaser collects keys to the property.

  • After Completion - Despite the fact that you have now completed your Dartford solicitor will still have loose ends to complete such as sending copy title deeds to your lender.

Purchasing with Help to Buy

Over 17, 000 home buyers purchased their home under the Government's Help to Buy scheme since it launched. The Help to Buy mortgage guarantee scheme enables participating lenders to purchase a guarantee, so they can then offer mortgages of up to 95% loan to value.

For more information regarding Help to Buy, contact the Money Advice Service, or your local Help to Buy agent. Bedfordshire Pilgrims Housing Association , 03333 214044, is Dartford's local agent.

Are you Remortgaging a Dartford property ?

We should be first and last stop for home owners going to remortgage a flat or house in Dartford. Our Solicitors have built class leading remortgage technologies assisting our solicitors in offering a fast and personalised service.

Online Conveyancing Quote

Many conveyancing quote websites promote the benefit of conveyancing online, such as automated updates and case tracking.

The key to a faster, easier move is a communicative solicitor, irrespective of the technology they use. Buyers and sellers will get, working with our solicitors, the advantage of both online conveyancing technology and the presence of a dedicated property lawyer.