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Conveyancing Solicitors Winscombe

We are a national conveyancing specialist which delivers customer focussed conveyancing for Winscombe home buyers and sellers. Our great value fixed cost legal service with no hidden fees which helps you calculate the legal fees of buying and selling a home. (Read about our fixed conveyancing fee guarantee) Whether you live in Winscombe or anywhere in the country, our experienced solicitors will make the legal work fast and efficient.

Winscombe Property Prices

North Somerset House Prices (in £1000's)
  Oct-10 Oct-11 Oct-12 Oct-13
178 172 174 176

Between 2010 and 2013, property values have remained constant in North Somerset. In October 2013, residential properties bought averaged £175, 901 (source:

Recent property transactions

  • Freehold Sale - Malmsmead, The Drive, Churchill, BS25, £249,999
  • Freehold Home Purchase - Lynch Mead, Winscombe, Somerset, BS25, £249,995

Winscombe Conveyancing Solicitor Fees

Our conveyancing quotes always cover all foreseeable aspects associated with a standard conveyancing matter for a purchase or sale in Winscombe.

Some solicitors hide additional charges in their small print of their quote or estimate. Some of these costs may be ascertainable from the start. Usual suspects include ancillary costs for storing your deeds or bank transfers.

Comparing conveyancing quotes from Winscombe solicitors

Conveyancing quotes are sometimes unclear. Have a look at our incisive table that shows you everything to search for in the fine print when hunting for any hidden costs e.g. fees for getting a leasehold management pack.

Local Council for Winscombe

Winscombe is situated in North Somerset District Council (Conservative controlled). The council tax bandings for 2013 to 2014 are as follows; Band A - £965, Band B - £1, 126, Band C - £1, 286, Band D - £1, 447, Band E - £1, 769, Band F - £2, 090, Band G - £2, 412, Band H - £2, 894.

Living in Winscombe

Winscombe is situated in Somerset in South West England and is about 24 miles from Taunton, the county town. Watering holes in the area include the Woodborough Inn, the WInscombe Cricket Club, the Sidcot Arms, the Star Inn and the Penscot Inn 1 mile in Shipham. For essentials, local shopping includes Bird's Bakery At 42 Woodborough Rd, Clifton Village Butchers and a Sainsburys Superstore In Worle.

How a Winscombe property lawyer Will Carry out the Conveyancing

Choosing a conveyancing quoteThe first step in the procedure is finding a conveyancing solicitor to carry out the work. Be sure to check terms and conditions for hidden fees before you make a final decision.

Instructing your preferred solicitor As soon as you have identified the firms quote you want to go with the first step is to formally appoint them to complete the legals on your Winscombe sale or purchase. To do this you need to check the terms for any hidden conveyancing fees e.g. costs for bank TTs (money transfers) , before signing them.

The draft contractAfter you have instructed, the lawyer will contact the other sides [2var5] to negotiate the draft contract. This document sets out the deposit, the agreed property price and relevant details of title deeds.

Carrying out the SurveyA home survey is crucial in order to identify any problems such as bulging walls or dangerous chimney stacks. North Somerset RICS surveyors covering Winscombe will also be aware of regional problems which may include interlocking clay tiles.

Winscombe conveyancing searchesLocal Authority, Environmental, Drainage and Water, and Chancel Liability are the four basic searches required by lenders, and they review many issues including checking if the property is a listed building. Additional non-standard searches for property in Winscombe include a Tin Search.

Exchanging contracts When the parties agree, both sides sign copies and deliver them to each other. The buyer then pays the deposit (in general ten percent of the price, but this is negotiable).

CompletionThe buyer may then pick up from the agent the keys after the sellers solicitor has confirmed that they have received the balance of the sale price.

Winscombe Help to Buy Conveyancing

Close to 20, 000 home movers acquired their house through Help to Buy in the first 9 months. This programme is designed to assist first-time buyers with a 5% deposit.

For further detail on Help to Buy, call the Money Advice Service, or your local Help to Buy agent. Radian (call 0238 062 8004) is Winscombe's local agent.

Professional solicitors for a remortgage on a Winscombe property

In-Deed can furnish looking to remortgage a Winscombe home with an efficient conveyancing service at highly competitive guaranteed fixed fees. Our specialist team of solicitors are on all bank panels, from Monmouthshire Building Society to Northern Rock. Our Solicitors have invested in the latest remortgage systems letting our conveyancing property lawyers provide a quick and personal service.

Online Conveyancing Quote

Now it is more straightforward than ever for property buyers and sellers to check how the conveyancing for their move is going, with online conveyancing tools including case-tracking and email updates at their disposal.

The key to a stress-free process is finding a solicitor who is both efficient and who provides regular updates. Working with In-Deed, buyers and sellers receive the advantage of both online conveyancing technology and the presence of a dedicated, high street conveyancing solicitor.