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Conveyancing Solicitors Kingsdown

In-Deed is a nationwide network of conveyancing solicitors delivering leading edge conveyancing services to Kingsdown property buyers and sellers. Our competitive fixed cost conveyancing service with no fees hidden in the small print which helps take the uncertainty out of the increasing cost of moving home. Whether you live in Kingsdown or anywhere in the country, our conveyancers will make your move simple.

Kingsdown Property Price Data

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

In recent years, House prices have risen in Gloucestershire. Properties bought averaged £174, 516, according to the Land Registry in October 2013.

Property prices nationwide are expected to continue increasing through 2014. Causes of the promising property market include greater availability of mortgages and insufficient housing stock. Despite predictions, for experts, a correction may be due by 2016.

Recent property transactions

  • Leasehold Purchase - City Road, Bristol, Somerset, BS2, £65, 000
  • Freehold Sale - Warminster Road, St Werburghs, BS2, £180, 000
  • Freehold Purchase - Mount Road, Bath, BS2, £259, 000
  • Leasehold Purchase - -, Kingsdown, BS2, £138, 500
  • Leasehold Flat Sale - The Quadrant, Barleyfields, Bristol, Somerset, BS2, £62, 800

Kingsdown Conveyancing Solicitor Fees

A lot of lawyers add fees for things that are part of a standard conveyancing transaction in their terms. Often these charges are an obvious part of the standard conveyancing transaction from the commencement.

These might include extra legal fees for acting on a shared ownership matter or bank TT's. If you need a solicitors that covers Kingsdown, we can provide a fixed quote no sneaky additional extras.

See details of our fixed fee guarantee.

Comparing conveyancing quotes from Kingsdown solicitors

Correctly comparing Kingsdown solicitor conveyancing quotes can be involved. Read our useful list of common additional fees which helps you with everything you need to be aware of in the solicitors terms of engagement when searching for any further charges , for example administration fees.

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Local Authority and Council Tax for Kingsdown

Kingsdown is in Bristol City Council which is under no overall political control. Council tax bandings for the tax year 2013\2014 are as follows; 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 the Kingsdown area

History buffs will appreciate At-Bristol and Bristols City Museum and Art Gallery. Pubs in the area include the Green Man, the Cotham Porter Stores, the Kingsdown Wine Vaults, the White Bear and the Beerd Craft Beer & Pizza. Nearby shops include Oxtale butchers and Jane's Bakery & Tea Room at 323 Dover Rd Walmer.

Step-by-step conveyancing steps

Choosing your conveyancing quoteBefore the process can start, a conveyancing solicitor will need to be selected. Be sure to check the small print for any hidden fees prior to instructing.

Appointing a solicitor Once you have worked out which solicitors quote you want to go with, the next step is to formally engage their services. You must always scour any fine print for any concealed fees like costs for acting on a leasehold property , before signing them.

Initial phasesPre-contract enquires are carried out, which include checking that the seller may sell the property. Additionally the draft contract itself is prepared by the sellers conveyancing solicitor. The final version is agreed, and dates may be set for exchange and completion.

Book a Chartered Surveyor to inspect the homeWhen buying a property, you will be invariably recommended to get a RICS HomeBuyer Report of Building Survey as it can determine serious problems e.g. wet rot and dangerous modifications. Portland stone weathering can be an area issue common in Bristol.

Kingsdown conveyancing searchesThere are four basic searches that lenders will require. These are Local Authority, Environmental, Drainage and Water, and Chancel Liability. These searches look into many issues including conservation area restrictions.

Exchanging contractsContracts are exchanged, and the purchaser pays via their solicitor the deposit (usually ten percent of the price).

On CompletionThe balance of the sale price, less the deposit, is paid to the sellers lawyer, and the buyer gets keys to their purchase, with transfer documents and title deeds.

The Help to Buy scheme

This scheme is designed to assist first-time buyers with a deposit of 5%. To claim the Help to Buy schemes, the property being acquired should not be a shared ownership or shared equity purchase, or a second home. £600, 000 is the highest property value available under the scheme.

Call the Money Advice Service, or your local Help to Buy agent for more detail on the scheme. Radian (call 0238 062 8004) is the local agent for Kingsdown.

Are you Remortgaging in Kingsdown ?

If you are remortgaging a property in Kingsdown you will need to instruct a conveyancing property lawyer. Our team have created leading remortgage technologies which enable our conveyancing solicitors to give a speedy and personal conveyancing service. Our property lawyers are on all banks and building society panels from Leeds Building Society to Swansea Building Society.

Online Conveyancing

A number of conveyancing websites promote the positives of online conveyancing, including automated updates and case tracking.

The key to a stress-free process is finding a solicitor who is both efficient and who provides regular updates, irrespective of their technology. Home movers will get, working with our conveyancing solicitors, the advantage of both online conveyancing and also the assistance of a dedicated property lawyer.