Conveyancing in Stockwood

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Conveyancing Solicitors Stockwood

In-Deed is a nationwide conveyancer which offers state of the art property legal services for Bristol throughout Bristol. We work on a No Completion, No Fee basis meaning you will not have to incur any legal costs unless you actually move. Whether you are moving to or from Stockwood our highly experienced lawyers make your sale or purchase simple.

House Price Data in Stockwood

Somerset House Prices (in £1000's)
  Oct-10 Oct-11 Oct-12 Oct-13
166 165 160 164

Property prices in Somerset have risen in the last few years. Properties bought averaged £163, 518, based on Land Registry data.

Property prices generally will likely rise further through 2014, by between 5% and 8%. Potential causes of the positive market include the Help to Buy initiative.

Recent property transactions

  • Freehold Home Purchase - Hollway Road, Stockwood, Bristol, BS14, £182, 000
  • Freehold Purchase - Leaholme Gardens, Bristol, BS14, £180, 000
  • Freehold Sale - Stockton Close, Bristol, Somerset, BS14, £195, 000
  • Freehold Sale - Roundmoor Gardens, Bristol, Somerset, BS14, £135, 000
  • Leasehold Purchase - Loxton Square, Bristol, BS14, £80, 000

Solicitors Legal Fees In Stockwood

In-Deed's conveyancing quotes cover all aspects connected with a standard conveyancing matter for a purchase or sale in Stockwood.

Some solicitors bury additional charges in the T's and C's in their conveyancing quote. Additional conveyancing fees to check for might include costs for bank transfers or for drafting a notice or deed of assignment.

Council for Stockwood

Stockwood is located in Bath & North East Somerset Council which is under no overall political control. The council tax brackets for tax year 2013\2014 are as follows: Band A - £979, Band B - £1, 142, Band C - £1, 305, Band D - £1, 468, Band E - £1, 795, Band F - £2, 121, Band G - £2, 447, Band H - £2, 937.

Stockwood life and amenities

Stockwood is located in Somerset in South West England and is roughly 37 miles (km) from the county town of Taunton. Shops in the Stockwood area include Greggs bakery and Sandy Park Butchers. The Man In Space, the Concorde, the Harvesters, the Yeoman and the Maes Knoll 1 mile in Whitchurch are some of the local pubs.

Residential conveyancing steps

  1. Finding your conveyancing quote - First, find a legal professional guided by what factors matter to you. Ensure that you check the small print for any additional fees before you decide.

  2. Getting a solicitor - First thing, you should formally engage your lawyer for your Stockwood move. To do this you should scour any small print for further charges e.g. costs for SDLT form completion , before agreeing to them.

  3. Drafting contracts stage - The draft contract specifies information about the transaction including the deposit and purchase price, and is sent by the sellers property lawyer to the buyers. Additional enquires will also be raised of the seller after the purchasers solicitor has reviewed the property information form.

  4. Obtain a Home Buyer Report - A good RICS Surveyor with experience on Stockwood properties will establish if there are any issues like missing DPC or weathered brickwork.

  5. Stockwood searches - Local Authority, Environmental, Drainage and Water, and Chancel Liability are the four normal searches required by lenders. These searches look into issues including land contamination. Potential additional searches in Stockwood can include a Tin Mining Search.

  6. Exchanging contracts - When the two parties are happy with the contract, the two sides sign their copies and they are sent to the other party. The buyer then pays via their solicitor the agreed 0.1 deposit.

  7. Completion - The sellers deeds are handed over to the purchaser, once payment of the funds that is due is made. Keys to the property are then collected.

  8. Post Completion - Despite the fact that you have now taken possession of your new home your Stockwood solicitor will still have unfinished work to complete including registering the property at HM Land Registry.

Help to Buy in Stockwood

The Help to Buy scheme assists first-time buyers and home movers with at least a 5% deposit to purchase a home valued at up to £600, 000. To be eligible for the Help to Buy schemes, the property must be your main residence (not Buy to Let), you cannot have interest in any other property, and the mortgage must be repayment (not interest only) The highest price for a property purchased under the scheme is £600, 000.

For further detail on the scheme, speak to the Money Advice Service, or your local Help to Buy agent. Radian , 0238 062 8004, is Stockwood's Help to Buy agent.

Are you Remortgaging a property in Stockwood ?

Are you thinking of remortgaging your property in Stockwood? Our Lawyers approach often means shorter completions which can save you a mortgage payment at your old rate.

Online Conveyancing

Conveyancing technology, including solutions like casetracking and SMS updates, has been marketed by many law firm websites as the secret to faster, cheaper conveyancing.

The key to a faster conveyancing transaction is finding a solicitor who is both efficient and who provides regular updates, regardless of the technology they use. Buyers and sellers will experience, with In-Deed, the advantage of both modern conveyancing developments and additionally the advice of an experienced conveyancing solicitor.