Conveyancing Solicitors in Market Drayton

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Conveyancing in Market Drayton

Conveyancing is the legal process of transferring a property from one person to another or the process of securing a mortgage. If you need a solicitor for conveyancing in Market Drayton, we can help you with fast & proactive conveyancing from a national panel of conveyancing specialists.

We have helped Market Drayton and Shropshire 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.

Other areas covered: Bridgnorth, Nantwich, Shrewsbury and Telford

Market Drayton Conveyancing Solicitors

Buying property in Market Drayton

A market town in Shropshire, Market Drayton is known for its Gingerbread Man statue, Festival Drayton Centre, and the nearby Tern Valley. Market Drayton is well-served by bus routes to Stoke-on-Trent. Market Drayton has a population of approximately 12,000.

Market Drayton house prices

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

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Council Tax in Market Drayton (2023/24)

Market Drayton is in Shropshire Council.

Band Amount
A £1,400.44
B £1,633.85
C £1,867.25
D £2,100.66
E £2,567.47
F £3,034.29
G £3,501.10
H £4,201.32

What will my solicitor do?

For the purchase of a house or flat, your property lawyer will handle the legal aspects of the transaction.

They will perform due diligence on the property, like raising questions for the seller's solicitor, arranging searches from entities including Shropshire UA and reviewing contracts of sale.

In addition to standard searches, Market Drayton conveyancing solicitors would also undertake mining searches due to historical coal, lead and copper mining.

Are you taking out a mortgage?

When you buy a house, your solicitor also needs to carry out some legal work for the lender.

Acceptance on a lender's panel means your solicitor can represent the interests of your bank.

Over 100 mortgage lenders have approved our chosen panel solicitors, so we can help you complete your Market Drayton transaction smoothly.

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Buying in a conservation area

When purchasing a property in a conservation area, your conveyancing solicitor will check for restrictions on how you can use the property, including rights of way or restrictions on property usage. Conservation areas in Market Drayton and across the Shropshire local authority include Shifnal Broadway, Diddlebury, Ludlow Steventon and Ditton Priors.

Leasehold flats

Selling a leasehold property can be complex. The many potential traps awaiting the unsuspecting buyer can include legally technical issues like and marriage value issues.

An experienced leasehold conveyancer will look into all potential issues with the lease and report back to you.

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Selling property in Market Drayton

For the sale of a Market Drayton property, the solicitor will prepare vital paperwork, such as the TA6 and TA10 property information forms and the sale contract.

The solicitor will handle questions from the buyer's side, address potential issues and handle the mortgage redemption.

Your lawyer will communicate effectively with all parties, including estate agents and banks or building societies, to make sure your home move completes without delay.

What do I need to know if selling a leasehold property in Market Drayton?

The conveyancing process for a leasehold flat (leasehold houses are not common) is much more time-consuming than for a freehold property.

Leasehold complexity involves extra work on the part of conveyancing solicitors in Market Drayton, such as collating the latest service charge and ground rent statement, through to ascertaining if any excess payments are anticipated.

In order to resolve any leasehold problems faster, It is highly recommended that the vendor contact a Market Drayton conveyancing solicitor as soon as the property is marketed, if not before.

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Remortgage in Market Drayton

Latest Bank of England base rate now at 5.25% (15 July, 2024)

Check your lawyer is on your bank or building society's panel before you instruct.

Quittance panel solicitors can work with 99% of all lenders. Whether you are changing to an offset mortgage with Bank of Ireland or taking out a home reversion mortgage from Birmingham Midshires, we can assist.

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Transfer of equity in Market Drayton

If you need to make changes to the ownership of your home, whether you are inheritance tax planning, adding a new partner to your property's title or transferring the ownership of a property (in part or in full) to your children, you will need to transfer equity.

Your legal representative will complete the process for a fixed fee.

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How much are solicitors' conveyancing fees in Market Drayton?

Solicitors' fees

The conveyancing quote should clearly detail the legal fees, including VAT, that you'll pay when your transaction completes. These fees are what your conveyancing solicitor charges you for the legal services they provide.

Disbursements (third party costs)

Disbursements are additional costs on top of your conveyancing solicitor's fees for third-party costs incurred on your behalf. Examples of disbursements include Local authority searches, Stamp Duty or a chancel liability search.

Is it a fixed fee quote?

Some firms list extra charges in their terms and conditions, leading to a final bill that is higher than the original quote. Beware of hidden charges not mentioned in the initial conveyancing quote, if you are comparing quotes.

Article by Completely Moved authors

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

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