Conveyancing Solicitors in Catterick Garrison

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Conveyancing in Catterick Garrison

Conveyancing refers to the legal process carried out by a property lawyer when transferring ownership of a property from the seller to the buyer. If you need a solicitor for conveyancing in Catterick Garrison, we can help you with fast & proactive conveyancing from a national panel of conveyancing specialists.

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

Catterick Garrison Conveyancing Solicitors

Buying property in Catterick Garrison

A major garrison in North Yorkshire, Catterick Garrison is known for its military history and its leisure centre. The area offers a variety of modern homes. Catterick Garrison is well-served by bus routes to Richmond and Darlington. Catterick Garrison has a population of approximately 15,000.

Catterick Garrison house prices

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

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Catterick Garrison is in Richmondshire.

What does a conveyancing solicitor do?

In a property purchase, the conveyancing solicitor will handle all the legal elements of buying a home.

Your solicitor will order searches, raise enquires of the seller, review the contract of sale and take care of tasks after the sale, like paying SDLT and registering the property ownership with the Land Registry.

Further to the standard checks and searches, Catterick Garrison conveyancing solicitors may also undertake checks for national Park-related issues (Yorkshire Dales, North York Moors) and flood risk checks.

Purchasing a home with a mortgage?

Whether you are buying a shared-ownership property or buying a property to let, your solicitor must also complete legal work for your lender.

If your conveyancer isn't accepted on your lender's panel, it may take many weeks longer to complete the purchase.

We work with solicitors who can represent the vast majority of banks and building societies, facilitating a quicker completion of your transaction.

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We can also help Catterick Garrison buyers with the conveyancing for:

Conservation areas

When purchasing a home in a Catterick Garrison conservation area, your lawyer will check for potential planning issues, including paint and colour scheme restrictions, and replacement of original windows. Conservation areas in Catterick Garrison and the Richmondshire local authority include:

  • Croft
  • Downholme
  • Skeeby

Buying a leasehold property

Purchasing a leasehold flat in the UK requires a number of extra steps when compared to buying a freehold. The many potential traps awaiting an uninformed buyer can include legally technical issues like sinking fund issues and freeholds sold without first refusal to leaseholders.

A good property lawyer will look into all potential issues with the lease and report back to you.

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Selling a house or flat in Catterick Garrison

When selling homes in Catterick Garrison, your solicitor will arrange all the necessary documentation, including the draft contract and the various property information forms, and help you fill out these forms. The solicitor will reply to the buyer's solicitor's inquiries and address potential issues.

In order to assure a smooth transfer of ownership, your lawyer will also coordinate with all parties, such as agents, lenders and landlords.

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

Conveyancing for a leasehold property is significantly more technical than it is for a freehold home.

The complexities of leasehold mean conveyancing solicitors in Catterick Garrison must carry out additional tasks, including collating an up-to-date service charge statement, through to a copy of the service charge budget for the current year (and any anticipated payments on account).

To help mitigate the delays involved in selling a leasehold property, It is recommended that the vendor contact a lawyer as early as possible.

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Remortgage in Catterick Garrison

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

You will need to verify the remortgage solicitor you have picked is on your lender's legal panel before you instruct your solicitor.

We work with solicitors who are on all major lenders' panels, so whether you are switching to a discount mortgage from Barclays or taking out a capped mortgage from Aviva, our panel solicitors will make the process as simple and stress-free as possible.

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Transfer of equity

Whether you are adding a new partner to your property's title, transferring the ownership of a property to your children or tax planning for the future, you'll need a solicitor to handle the transfer of equity. Your legal representative will complete the process for a fixed fee.

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How much should I budget for conveyancing in Catterick Garrison?

When you are comparing quotes, it isn't always easy to be certain you are comparing like to like.

Legal fees

These fees are what your lawyer charges you for the work they complete. The conveyancing quote will set out the legal fees (inc. VAT) that you'll pay when your transaction completes.


Your quote should also list any disbursements, which are costs paid to third parties on your behalf, such as Stamp Duty, property searches and a title search.

Check the quote for hidden costs

Some solicitors' quotes may set out extra costs in their terms and conditions. This can mean a higher final bill. Watch out for additional charges, when comparing 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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