Conveyancing in Fenny Stratford

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Conveyancing Solicitors Fenny Stratford

We are a nationwide conveyancing company that offers client focussed property legal services for Milton Keynes buyers and sellers. Our fixed solicitor fee promise means no hidden costs in our terms. Whether you live in Fenny Stratford or anywhere in the UK our highly experienced lawyers make your property sale or purchase straightforward.

Fenny Stratford Property Prices

Milton Keynes House Prices (in £1000's)
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Property values in Milton Keynes have risen, between 2010 and 2013. Property purchases averaged £158, 107 (source: Land Registry) in October 2013.

Residential property prices in the UK are expected to continue to increase through 2014, by between 5% and 8%. Lack of supply and the Funding for Lending programme are among factors driving the positive market. Despite these predictions, for some property journalists, a slowdown is expected by 2016.

Recent property transactions

  • Freehold Purchase - Warren Road, Milton Keynes, MK17, £400, 000
  • Freehold Sale - West Hill, Aspley Guise, Milton Keynes MK17, £185, 000
  • Sale - The Sheiling, Singleborough, Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, MK17, £350, 000
  • Freehold Sale - Salford Road, Aspley Guise, MK17, £458, 000
  • Freehold Purchase - The Leys, Woburn Sands, MK17, £228, 500

Fenny Stratford Conveyancing Solicitor Fees

If you need a conveyancing lawyer that covers Fenny Stratford, we can offer a fixed fee quote with no additional charges.

Some lawyers hide further fees in the terms of engagement in their estimate. Charges to watch out for might include fees for setting up a title indemnity or repair policy or for bank TT's.

Compare conveyancing quotes from Fenny Stratford solicitors

The secret to comparing Fenny Stratford firms quotes is to read the terms and conditions of the quote for hidden costs. Why not check out our practical article that helps you with the things you need to check for in the terms and conditions when hunting for any hidden conveyancing fees for example a charge for copies of property searches.

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Local Government and Council Tax for Fenny Stratford

Fenny Stratford is situated in Milton Keynes Council which is under no overall political control. Council tax bandings for tax year 2013\2014 are as follows: Band A - £945, Band B - £1, 102, Band C - £1, 260, Band D - £1, 417, Band E - £1, 732, Band F - £2, 047, Band G - £2, 362, Band H - £2, 835.

Living in the Fenny Stratford area

Fenny Stratford is located in Buckinghamshire in South East England and is about 13 miles from the county town of Aylesbury. History fans should enjoy Ascott House and Gardens and Cowper & Newton Museum. The Chequers, the Red Lion, the Bull & Butcher, the Maltsters Arms and the Foundry Arms are some of the local pubs. For essentials, local shopping includes Palmers Quality Butchers at 77 Queensway, Greggs bakery and a Sainsburys Superstore In Bletchley.

Property legal process checklist in Fenny Stratford

  1. Deciding on a conveyancing quote - Firstly, choose a solicitor based on what matters most to you. Look for quotes that have a no sale, no fee guarantee, but check terms and conditions for any additional fees.

  2. Getting a solicitor - Your preferred Fenny Stratford property lawyer will now take you through their formal instruction process. You must always check any terms and conditions for supplementary fees e.g. costs for acting on a shared ownership matter , before you sign them.

  3. Pre-contract - Enquires are made, including checking for boundary disputes. Additionally the draft contract itself is prepared. After the property information questionnaire (PIQ) is received, additional enquires will also be raised.

  4. Arrange a Surveyor to carry out a survey at the building - A good local RICS Surveyor with experience of surveying property in Fenny Stratford will pinpoint issues, for instance bulging walls or defective chimney stacks. Clay soil is also a possible area factor common in Milton Keynes.

  5. Fenny Stratford conveyancing searches - Local Authority, Environmental, Drainage and Water, and Chancel Liability are the searches your property lawyer orders in most cases, and these look into a broad range of factors, including conservation area restrictions.

  6. Exchange of contracts - Contracts are signed and exchanged. The parties are obliged to go through with the sale and purchase.

  7. On Completion - On the specified date, the money that is due, less the deposit already paid to the sellers conveyancer, and the purchaser receives the keys to the property.

Help to Buy Conveyancing in Fenny Stratford

To be eligible for the Help to Buy scheme, the property being purchased will need to be your main home, the mortgage must be repayment only, and you cannot have interest in any other property A maximum value of £600, 000 exists for houses covered by the scheme.

Call the Money Advice Service, or your local Help to Buy agent for further detail. Bedfordshire Pilgrims Housing Association (Phone: 03333 214044) is the local Help to Buy agent for Fenny Stratford.

Conveyancing when Remortgaging a Fenny Stratford property

We should be the first stop for anyone intending to remortgage a house or flat in Fenny Stratford. Our team have designed state of the art systems and processes enabling our conveyancing property lawyers to deliver a rapid and personal legal service. Our specialist team of solicitors are on all mortgage lender panels from Ecology Building Society to TSB.

Online Conveyancing

Now it is more straightforward than ever for buyers and sellers to review the progress of their sale or purchase, with conveyancing online tools such as case-tracking and email updates at their disposal.

The key to a less stressful transaction is a proactive and communicative solicitor, regardless of the technology they use. Home movers have, with us, the advantage of online conveyancing and the support of a dedicated, high street conveyancing solicitor.