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Conveyancing Solicitors Potton

In-Deed is a national conveyancing specialist that offers state of the art conveyancing to home buyers and sellers throughout Bedfordshire. Our Price promise means a guaranteed fixed cost conveyancing service with no fees hidden in the small print which helps you calculate the cost of buying and selling a home. Bedfordshire has a significant number of SRA regulated solicitors covering Potton, but we don’t think any can compete with our client focussed level of service.

Potton House Price Data

Central Bedfordshire House Prices (in £1000's)
  Oct-10 Oct-11 Oct-12 Oct-13
176 171 172 175

In the last 4 years, house values have risen in Central Bedfordshire. In October 2013, home purchases averaged £174, 996, according to the Land Registry a rise of 2% on October 2012.

House prices are likely to rise throughout this year. is among the reasons for the promising market. In spite of the boom, pundits are warning of a bubble, with a slowdown expected within a couple of years.

Recent property transactions

  • Freehold Sale - Station Rd, Bedfordshire, SG19, £124, 000
  • Freehold Sale - Osprey Close, Sandy, Bedfordshire, SG19, £198, 000
  • Freehold Sale - Garden Fields, Potton, Sandy, Bedfordshire, SG19, £289, 950
  • Freehold Sale - Midland Road, Sandy, SG19, £128, 000
  • Freehold Sale - Linnet Close, Sandy, SG19, £159, 500

Conveyancing Solicitor Fees In Potton

In-Deed's guaranteed fixed legal fee quote means absolutely no hidden costs to worry about on your Potton sale or purchase.

Many conveyancing property lawyers add further fees in the terms of engagement of their quote or estimate. Fees to be wary of might include costs for acting on new build property on purchase transactions or for arranging insurance.

Comparing conveyancing quotes from Potton solicitors

It is important to be thorough when comparing Potton property lawyers quotes. The following is a incisive typical hidden fee table that helps you with everything to search for in the small print when trying to find any hidden costs .

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Potton Local Authority and Council Tax

Potton is in Central Bedfordshire Council (Conservative controlled). The council tax bands for 2013 to 2014 are as follows: Band A - £1, 101, Band B - £1, 285, Band C - £1, 469, Band D - £1, 652, Band E - £2, 019, Band F - £2, 387, Band G - £2, 754, Band H - £3, 304.

Living in Potton

Potton is located in Bedfordshire in the East of England and is approximately 11 miles from Bedford, the county administrative centre of Bedfordshire. Cecil Higgins Art Gallery and Higgins Art Gallery & Musuem are listed among local points of interest. Popular drinking spots in the area include the Coach House, the George & Dragon, the Red Lion, the Royal Oak and the Rising Sun away. For essentials, local shopping includes Claytons Butcher's butchers, Lindsay's Bakery and a Sainsburys Superstore In Biggleswade.

Property legal checklist

Selecting your conveyancing quote

While it is possible to undertake the process yourself, the majority of buyers and sellers do not have enough legal experience, and instruct a conveyancing solicitor.

Find quotes that have no move, no fee protection, but ensure that you check terms and conditions for hidden fees.

Instructing your selected solicitor

At the point you have ascertained which property lawyer you would like to complete the legal work for your Potton transaction it will be necessary to instruct them.

This will require you to refer to, consent to and sign the solicitors terms of engagement.

After you have instructed

The conveyancing solicitor will contact the [2var3] instructed by the other side to agree the draft contract. The draft contract confirms information about the transaction including the deposit and purchase price.

Following receipt of the property information form, further enquiries will also be raised.

Book your Chartered Surveyor to view your new home

An experienced Surveyor with experience of surveying Potton properties will spot potentially expensive structural issues e.g. the presence of Japanese Knotweed and mould.

Conveyancing searches in Potton

There are four standard searches that mortgage lenders will request. These are Drainage and Water, Chancel Liability, Local Authority and Environmental, and these review many issues including whether the property is connected to public drains.

Exchanging contracts

Contracts are exchanged, and the purchaser pays via their solicitor the deposit (in general ten percent of the price).


On a set day, the sellers deeds are handed over to the purchaser, once payment of the balance of the sale price, less the deposit is made. The keys to their new home can then be collected.

Help to Buy in Potton

The Help to Buy scheme aims to help home buyers with a deposit of 5%. To be eligible for Help to Buy, the property being purchased will need to be your main home and not Buy to Let The highest price for a property purchased under the scheme is £600, 000.

Get in touch with the Money Advice Service, or your local Help to Buy agent for more information on Help to Buy.

Conveyancing Solicitors for a Remortgage in Potton

In-Deed's efficient property lawyers can assist anyone planning to remortgage a home in Potton. Our team of solicitors can act for all bank panels, from Yorkshire Building Society to Dudley Building Society. Our Solicitors have devised state of the art case management systems allowing our conveyancing property lawyers to offer a rapid and personalised legal service.

Online Conveyancing

Automated updates and casetracking are some of the marketed benefits of online conveyancing.

The key to a faster conveyancing transaction is a communicative solicitor, regardless of the software they use. With In-Deed's solicitors, buyers and sellers experience the benefit of modern conveyancing developments and additionally the support of a dedicated, high street conveyancing solicitor.