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Conveyancing Solicitors Reigate

In-Deed online conveyancing is a nationwide group of conveyancers providing cutting edged conveyancing legal services for home buyers and sellers in Reigate and Surrey. Our conveyancers work on a no completion no fee basis meaning you will not have to incur any solicitor costs until you move. We make your sale or purchase simple.

Property Price Data in Reigate

Surrey House Prices (in £1000's)
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297 295 305 315

Property prices in Surrey have risen in recent years. Rising by 3% relative to October 2012, the Land Registry reported property purchases with an average of £314, 880 in October 2013.

House prices generally are likely to continue to rise through 2014 by up to 8%. Insufficient new build property to meet demand is among the causes of the uptick. These conditions are not expected to last, with property experts are recognising the signs of a bubble, with the market slowing in the next 24 months.

Recent property transactions

  • Freehold Sale - Warrenne Way, Reigate, RH2, £280, 000
  • Freehold Purchase - The Glebe, Reigate, RH2, £367, 000
  • Freehold Sale - Lesbourne Road, Reigate, RH2, £377, 500
  • Freehold Sale - East Road, Reigate, Surrey, RH2, £190, 000
  • House Purchase - Charmans Farm, Newdigate Road, Leigh, Surrey, RH2, £1, 450, 000

Reigate Solicitors Legal Fees

Many solicitors hide fees for things that are part of a standard conveyancing transaction in their terms of their estimate. Some of these hidden costs are clearly necessary from the commencement.

Check for certain items including fees for acting on a shared ownership matter or for stamp duty land tax form completion. Our approach is to offer a fixed fee legal quote for your Reigate transaction.

See details of our fixed fee pledge.

Reigate Local Government and Council Tax

Reigate is in Reigate and Banstead Borough Council (Conservative controlled). Council tax brackets for 2013 to 2014 are as follows; Band A - £1, 056, Band B - £1, 231, Band C - £1, 407, Band D - £1, 583, Band E - £1, 935, Band F - £2, 287, Band G - £2, 639, Band H - £3, 167.

Living in Reigate

Reigate is situated in Surrey in South East England and is approximately 16 miles from the county administrative centre of Guildford. Some of the Reigate's popular attractions are Bocketts Farm Park and British Wildlife Centre. Popular local pubs include the Market Stores, the Bell, the Bulls Head and the Red Cross Inn. For essentials, local shopping includes Pearce Stuart butchers and Coughlans bakery.

The Conveyancing Process

Getting a quote for the conveyancing

Firstly, select a solicitor guided by what factors matter to you. Find fixed-fee quotes with a 'no move, no fee' guarantee, but check terms and conditions for any hidden fees.

Engaging a solicitor

Once you have ascertained which firms conveyancing quote you would like to go with you will need to instruct them. To do this you absolutely must scour the terms for any concealed fees e.g. costs for stamp duty land tax form completion , before approving them.

The draft contract

Pre-contract enquires are carried out, which can include a preliminary investigation of title. In addition the draft contract itself will be prepared. Additional enquires will also be raised of the seller after the purchaser's property lawyer has read through the property information form.

Get the HomeBuyer Report or Building Survey

Property buyers are typically recommended to get a RICS HomeBuyer Report of Building Survey as it will establish if there are any possible structural problems e.g. subsidence and sagging. House longhorn beetle is also a possible local problem in Surrey.

Conveyancing searches in Reigate

The typical searches are Environmental, Drainage and Water, Chancel Liability and Local Authority, and these review a range of issues, including changes near the property, such as planning for a supermarket.

Exchange of contracts

Contracts are signed by the seller and buyer and exchanged by their conveyancing solicitor, legally binding them to go through with the transaction.

Completion

The purchaser may then pick up the keys to their new home after the seller's solicitor certifies that they have any remaining funds due to be paid.

After Completion Work

When you have taken possession of the property your Reigate conveyancer will still have some admin to complete such as getting the transfer stamped.

The Help to Buy scheme

Close to 20, 000 purchasers acquired a property with the Help to Buy schemes in its first nine months. The Government's Help to Buy scheme enables participating lenders to purchase a guarantee, so they can then offer mortgages of up to 95% loan to value.

Call the Money Advice Service, or your local Help to Buy agent for more detail regarding the scheme.

Are you Remortgaging a property in Reigate ?

Our team of expert SRA regulated solicitors take care of hundreds of remortgage conveyancing cases in Surrey every month. Our solicitors can take instructions for all bank panels, from Derbyshire Building Society to Skipton Building Society. In-Deed's proactive approach often means speedy remortgage completions which can save you a monthly payment at the old rate.

Online Conveyancing Quote

Conveyancing technology, including solutions like email and SMS updates and casetracking, has been marketed by numerous law firms as the key to fast, cheap conveyancing.

In truth, an essential component of a less stressful move is a communicative solicitor. Buyers and sellers experience working with In-Deed's solicitors the benefit of both 21st Century online conveyancing and also the presence of a dedicated, high street conveyancing solicitor.