Conveyancing Solicitors in Bushey

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Conveyancing in Bushey

Conveyancing is the work a solicitor does to transfer the legal title of a house or flat from one person to another. If you need a solicitor for conveyancing in Bushey, we can help you with fast & proactive conveyancing from a national panel of conveyancing specialists.

We have years of experience helping homemovers in Bushey and throughout Hertsmere handle their sale, purchase, buy-to-let, Help to Buy, Right to Buy, shared ownership, new build, leasehold, lease extensions, remortgage and transfer of equity.

Other areas covered: Abbots Langley, Borehamwood and Rickmansworth

Bushey Conveyancing Solicitors

Buying property in Bushey

A town in Hertfordshire, Bushey is known for its film and TV production studios and Bushey Museum. The High Street area is particularly popular. Bushey has a railway station, providing direct links to London Euston. Bushey has a population of approximately 25,000.

Bushey house prices

The average price paid for a property in Bushey between February and March 2024 was £282,776 (updated June 2024).

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Council Tax in Bushey (2023/24)

Bushey is in Hertsmere Borough Council.

Band Amount
A £1,383.96
B £1,614.62
C £1,845.28
D £2,075.94
E £2,537.26
F £2,998.58
G £3,459.90
H £4,151.88

What does a property lawyer do?

A conveyancer plays an essential role during a property purchase. This means carrying out comprehensive due diligence on the property, like raising enquires of the seller, arranging property searches and completing the registration of your ownership.

In addition to standard searches, Bushey conveyancing solicitors could also undertake checks for contamination due to the area's industrial past.

Purchasing a property with a mortgage?

When purchasing property with a mortgage, it is normal for your solicitor to also act for the bank arranging your mortgage.

Your transaction could take significantly longer to complete and incur more costs if your lawyer is not on your chosen lender's panel.

Over 100 mortgage lenders have approved our chosen panel solicitors, so we can help you complete your Bushey transaction without delay.

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Buying in a conservation area

When you purchase a house or flat in a conservation area, your property lawyer will need to check for potential planning issues, including roof alterations, and replacement of original windows.

Conservation areas in Bushey and the Hertsmere local authority include:

  • South Mimms
  • Ridge
  • Elstree Village
  • Radlett North

Buying a listed building

There are about half a million listed properties in England and Wales, and around 330 of which are in Hertsmere Borough Council.

Bushey listed buildings include:

  • Avalon, 35 Grange Road, Bushey, Hertsmere, Hertfordshire
  • Entrance Gateway, Gates And Attached Boundary Walls At Number 35 Grange Road, Bushey, Hertsmere, Hertfordshire
  • Column At South End Of The Bushey Rose Garden, High Street, Bushey, Hertsmere, Hertfordshire
  • Myholme, 170 Merryhill Road, Bushey, Hertsmere, Hertfordshire
  • Caldecote, Hilfield Lane South, Bushey Heath, Bushey, Hertsmere, Hertfordshire

Buying a listed building is not a decision to be taken lightly. Examples of the duties that listed building owners face include required consent for landscaping, and an obligation to employ traditional construction techniques . Our expert solicitor panel will offer guidance on what commitments you are making as a listed building owner.

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Buying a leasehold property

Buying a leasehold property in England or Wales can be complex when compared to purchasing a freehold. The many potential problems awaiting the unsuspecting purchaser can include legally technical issues like sinking fund issues and unfair clauses in the lease.

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

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Selling property in Bushey

The sale of a Bushey house or flat will require your lawyer to first prepare the necessary documentation, including the title deeds and ID forms, and help you fill out these forms.

The conveyancer's duties entail resolving issues like restrictive covenants, responding to the buyer's solicitor's enquiries and taking charge of the mortgage redemption.

To ensure the transaction is straightforward, your conveyancing solicitor will also work with all parties, such as agents, lenders and landlords.

I am selling a leasehold property in Bushey - what do I need to know?

Conveyancing for a leasehold flat or house is significantly more difficult than for a more straightforward freehold house.

The complexities of leasehold mean conveyancing solicitors in Bushey must carry out additional tasks, including obtaining the latest service charge and ground rent statement, through to insurance details.

To help mitigate the delays involved in selling a leasehold house or flat, It is highly recommended that the seller instruct a conveyancer as soon as possible.

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Remortgaging a property in Bushey

Latest Bank of England base rate now at 5.25% (24 June, 2024)

You should verify your chosen remortgage solicitor is an approved member of your lender's legal panel before you instruct.

We work with solicitors who are on all major building societies and banks' panels. Whether you are changing to a fixed rate mortgage with NatWest or moving to an interest only mortgage with Birmingham Midshires, we can help your remortgage complete quickly.

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Transferring Equity

Whether you are buying out a co-owner, transferring the ownership of your home to your daughter, son or other family member or inheritance tax planning, you'll need a transfer of equity solicitor. Your solicitor will handle the legal side for a fixed fee.

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What are typical Bushey conveyancing fees?

Solicitors' fees

The quote should clearly detail the legal fees, including VAT, that you pay when the property transaction is complete. These legal fees are paid to your solicitor for the legal services they provide during your transaction.

Conveyancing disbursements

Disbursements are fees that your solicitor will have to pay on your behalf for third-party services. Examples of disbursements include Stamp Duty and property searches.

Check the terms and conditions

Some firms include additional fees in the small print. This can mean a higher final bill. Double-check for additional fees or charges, when you compare conveyancing quotes.

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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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