Conveyancing Solicitors in Broadstone

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Conveyancing in Broadstone

Conveyancing is the legal process a solicitor follows to ensures the proper transfer of property from one owner to another. If you're looking for a conveyancing solicitor in Broadstone, you're in the right place. Get a fast & proactive solicitor from a nationwide panel of conveyancing experts.

We have helped clients in Broadstone and throughout Poole with buying, selling, buy-to-let, Help to Buy, Right to Buy, shared ownership, new build, leasehold, lease extensions, remortgage and transfer of equity.

Other areas covered: Bournemouth, Christchurch, Ferndown and Poole

Broadstone Conveyancing Solicitors

Buying property in Broadstone

A suburb of Poole in Dorset, Broadstone is known for its local amenities and the Broadstone Golf Club. The Pine Springs area is particularly sought after. Major employers include local retail businesses and the Borough of Poole. Broadstone is well-served by bus routes to Poole and Bournemouth. Broadstone has a population of approximately 10,300.

Broadstone house prices

The average price paid for a property in Broadstone between March and April 2024 was £281,373 (updated July 2024).

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Council Tax in Broadstone (2023/24)

Broadstone is in Poole Borough Council.

What does a property lawyer do?

Your property lawyer oversees all post-offer aspects of purchasing a house or flat. Your solicitor will order property searches, raise questions for the seller, review contracts, and fulfil post-completion formalities, such as paying Stamp Duty Land Tax and HMLR registration.

Broadstone conveyancing solicitors may undertake searches for flood risk.

Are you funding your home purchase with a mortgage?

During the house buying process, your solicitor also has to take care of legal matters for your mortgage bank.

Lender panel approval will mean your solicitor can act on behalf of your chosen mortgage provider.

Our chosen panel lawyers have established relationships with the majority of lenders, so your conveyancing will complete sooner.

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We have also helped home movers in Broadstone with the legal work for:

Buying in a conservation area

When buying a property in a Broadstone conservation area, your solicitor or licensed conveyancer will check for restrictive covenants, e.g. restrictions on property usage, and parking issues.

Conservation areas in Broadstone and the Poole local authority include:

  • Purewell
  • Talbot Village
  • Evening Hill
  • Dean Park
  • Avon Buildings

Buying a listed building

Around half a million listed buildings exist across the country, and around 250 of which are in Poole Borough Council.

Listed buildings and properties in and around Broadstone include:

  • Brookdale, Higher Blandford Road, Broadstone, Poole, Poole

Our specialist panel of solicitors will explain to you the legal duties your ownership will impose. Examples include a duty to maintain the exterior appearance, and consent for any alterations that might change the character of the property.

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New Build Conveyancing

The conveyancing for acquiring a new build home in Broadstone is more complicated than buying an existing property.

A good solicitor in Broadstone must be able to deal with things like dealing with delays associated with off-plan, negotiating new build contracts and checking new build warranties with warranty providers such as NHBC, Advantage and Q Assure.

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Leasehold property

Buying a leasehold flat in the UK can be complex. The many potential complications lying in wait for the unsuspecting purchaser can include legally technical issues like overpriced managing agent packs and onerous covenants.

A specialist leasehold solicitor will look into all potential issues with the lease and report back to you.

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Selling a property in Broadstone

For the sale of a Broadstone property, your solicitor will compile key documents, including the contract of sale and property information forms, and help you complete these forms.

The solicitor's role involves sorting out potential snags, answering enquiries from the buyer's solicitor and taking charge of the mortgage redemption.

In order to assure a smooth transfer of ownership, your conveyancing solicitor will coordinate with both sides, such as agents, managing agents and lenders.

Is there anything to be aware of if selling a leasehold property in Broadstone?

The legal work for a leasehold flat is much more time-consuming than for a freehold house.

Leasehold complexity involves extra work on the part of conveyancing solicitors in Broadstone, which could include requesting all relevant freeholder information, through to looking into potential forfeiture proceedings.

In order to resolve any leasehold difficulties faster, It is recommended that the vendor contact a solicitor as soon as is practicable.

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Remortgage conveyancing in Broadstone

The official base rate is 5.25% (15 July, 2024)

Verify your remortgage solicitor is on your chosen mortgage lender's panel before you instruct.

Quittance panel solicitors are members of all major lenders' panels. Whether you are switching to a 2-year fixed rate from Yorkshire Building Society or moving to a home reversion mortgage with Barnsley Building Society, our experienced conveyancing team can guide you through the remortgage process.

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Transfer of equity

Whether you are transferring the ownership of a property (in part or in full) to your children, inheritance tax (IHT) planning or buying out the equity of a joint owner, you will need a transfer of equity solicitor or licensed conveyancer.

Your property lawyer will handle all the required documentation for a low, fixed fee.

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Conveyancing costs in Broadstone: What to expect

Conveyancing fees

Your conveyancing solicitor's quote should clearly detail the legal fees, including VAT, to be paid when the conveyancing transaction completes. Conveyancing fees are paid to your lawyer for the work they carry out on your behalf.

Disbursements

The conveyancing quote should also include any disbursements, which are third-party costs, such as Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT), HM Land Registry fees and property searches.

Are the conveyancing fees fixed?

Some firms list extra charges in the small print, resulting in a total cost that's much higher than the initial quote. When comparing quotes, watch out for additional charges.

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The Completely Moved team have years of experience helping home buyers, sellers and owners, answering questions and providing property advice.

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