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Conveyancing Solicitors Great-Linford

We are a nationwide conveyancing specialist that delivers customer focussed legal services for buyers and sellers in Milton Keynes.

We promise a low fixed cost legal service with no nasty surprises in the small print to help take the uncertainty out of the growing cost of moving. If you live in Milton Keynes and are buying or selling a residential property, you are in the ideal place to make the conveyancing process as efficient as possible.

House Prices in Great Linford

Milton Keynes House Prices (in £1000's)
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154 151 153 158

Over the last four years, average property prices have risen in Milton Keynes. Purchased property averaged £158, 107, from Land Registry data, a change of £5, 265 compared to 2012.

House prices nationwide will likely continue rising throughout 2014, rising by up to 8%. Possible causes of the uptick include inadequate housing stock. Despite predictions, pundits are warning of a 'superbubble', with a correction due as soon as 2016.

Recent property transactions

  • Freehold Sale - Solar Court, Milton Keynes, MK14, £245, 000
  • Freehold Purchase - Woolpack Grange, Milton Keynes, MK14, £249, 995
  • Freehold Sale - Hambledines, Milton Keynes, MK14, £250, 000
  • Freehold Sale - Redbridge, Miltonkeynes, MK14, £60, 000
  • Freehold Purchase - Parklands, Great Linford, MK14, £311, 000

Conveyancing Solicitor Fees In Great Linford

Our fixed solicitor fee promise means the price we quote you is the amount you will be charged after your sale or purchase completes.

Far too many firms sneak fees for things that are part of a standard conveyancing transaction in the terms of engagement of their quote. Fees to look for might include costs for exchanging contracts and completing the transaction within 5 days of each other or for handling any notices of assignment on leasehold transactions.

A guide to comparing Great Linford solicitor conveyancing quotes

Properly comparing Great Linford solicitor conveyancing quotes is usually difficult. We have written a useful article which shows you everything you need to be aware of in the solicitors contractual terms when searching for any hidden costs like fees for raising additional enquiries.

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Great Linford is in Milton Keynes Council which is under no overall political control. The council tax bandings for the tax year 2013\2014 are as follows; Band A - £945, Band B - £1, 102, Band C - £1, 260, Band D - £1, 417, Band E - £1, 732, Band F - £2, 047, Band G - £2, 362, Band H - £2, 835.

Great Linford life and amenities

Great Linford is located in Buckinghamshire in South East England and is roughly 17 miles (km) from Aylesbury, the county town. Nearby shops include Greggs bakery at Elder Gate and Lloyds Farm Butchers Ltd. The Nags Head, the Giffard Park Inn and the Ship Ashore are just some of the area's local pubs. Visitors to the area will appreciate Cowper & Newton Museum, National Waterways Museum and Woburn Abbey.

Guide to the legal work in Great Linford

Choosing your quoteWhile you can undertake the process yourself, the vast majority of people do not have enough legal experience, deciding instead to move with a conveyancing solicitor. Focus on quotes that have no sale, no fee protection, checking the terms and conditions for additional hidden fees.

Getting your solicitor Once you have worked out which firms quote you wish to go with the next step is to formally instruct them on the legals for your Great Linford sale or purchase. You absolutely must check any small print for supplementary conveyancing fees e.g. charges for right to buy matters , before you consent to them.

Preparing contracts stageThe purchasers conveyancer agrees the draft contract with the sellers property lawyer. In addition preliminary enquires. The buyer may get their formal mortgage offer at this stage.

Arranging your HomeBuyer Report or Building SurveyAn experienced RICS Surveyor with experience on property in Great Linford will identify structural issues, for instance thermal movement or possible conservation area breaches. Clay soil can be a local thing common in Milton Keynes.

Ordering searchesThere are four standard searches. These are Local Authority, Environmental, Drainage and Water, and Chancel Liability, and they investigate many issues including changes near the property, such as planning for a new road.

Exchange of contractsContracts are exchanged, and the buyer hands over the agreed deposit (usually 0.1 of the price).

CompletionThis will occur when the sellers conveyancer confirms that they have received any remaining funds due to be paid. The buyer may then pick up the keys to their new property.

Help to Buy Conveyancing

The Government's Help to Buy scheme aids home movers with a deposit of 5%. To claim Help to Buy, the home being bought needs to be a shared ownership or shared equity purchase, or a second home.

Call the Money Advice Service, or your local Help to Buy agent for more detail. Bedfordshire Pilgrims Housing Association (Phone: 03333 214044) is the local Help to Buy agent for Great Linford.

Conveyancing when Remortgaging a property in Great Linford

We set out to furnish home owners remortgaging in Great Linford with a stress free conveyancing service at highly competitive fees (with no hidden extras). Our specialist team of solicitors can work with all banks and building society panels, from Mortgage Agency Services to Santander. Our team have invested in leading online conveyancing systems assisting our solicitors in offering a stress free but personal service.

Online Conveyancing

More so than ever before, it is easy for both buyers and sellers to monitor the progress of their move, with online conveyancing tools including casetracking and SMS updates at their disposal.

Essentially, a key part of an easier conveyancing transaction is a communicative solicitor, regardless of the technology they use. With In-Deed's conveyancing solicitors, you will get the benefit of online conveyancing technology and also the advice of a dedicated property lawyer.