Conveyancing Solicitors in Stratford Upon Avon

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Conveyancing in Stratford Upon Avon

Conveyancing involves all the legal aspects of transferring the ownership of a property from a seller to a buyer, handling a remortgage, or transferring equity. If you need a solicitor for conveyancing in Stratford Upon Avon, we can help you with fast & proactive conveyancing from a national panel of conveyancing specialists.

We have helped clients in Stratford Upon Avon and throughout Stratford-on-Avon 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: Bedworth, Kenilworth, Leamington Spa, Nuneaton and Warwick

Stratford Upon Avon Conveyancing Solicitors

Buying property in Stratford Upon Avon

A market town in Warwickshire, Stratford Upon Avon is renowned as the birthplace of William Shakespeare. The town's rich cultural and literary history attracts tourists worldwide. Attractions include the Royal Shakespeare Theatre and Anne Hathaway's Cottage.

Stratford Upon Avon has a railway station offering connections to Birmingham and London, and good road links via the A46 and M40. The town has a population of approximately 27,000.

Stratford Upon Avon house prices

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

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Stratford Upon Avon is in Stratford-on-Avon.

What will my Stratford Upon Avon solicitor do?

A conveyancing solicitor handles all of the post-offer aspects of buying property. Your lawyer will perform required due diligence, like raising enquires, applying for searches from local authorities (e.g. Stratford-on-Avon Council) and registering your ownership of the property at HMLR.

Stratford Upon Avon conveyancing solicitors may also carry out mining searches due to historical coal and mineral extraction.

Are you purchasing a home with a mortgage?

When you buy a property with a mortgage, the bank or building society that's giving you the mortgage must ensure the home's value will cover the value of the loan.

Panel approval will mean your solicitor can act on behalf of your lender.

We work with solicitors who can represent the vast majority of mortgage lenders, including TSB, Pepper Money and Bradford and Bingley, facilitating a quicker completion of your transaction.

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New Build

The legal work for buying a new build in Stratford Upon Avon can be complicated compared to other types of conveyancing.

A conveyancer in Stratford Upon Avon will need to be qualified to handle things like working to tight developer deadlines, investigating issues with drains and roads that serve the property and checking new build warranties with warranty providers such as NHBC, Advantage and BLP.

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Selling a property in Stratford Upon Avon

When you're looking to sell a house or flat in Stratford Upon Avon, you can expect your solicitor to first assemble all essential documents, including title deeds and ID forms.

The solicitor will reply to the buyer's solicitor's inquiries, resolve any potential issues and handle the mortgage redemption. The solicitor will also liaise with key parties, like estate agents and banks or building societies, to confirm that the sale completes without delay.

I am selling a leasehold property in Stratford Upon Avon - what do I need to know?

Conveyancing for a leasehold flat is significantly more complex compared to a freehold house.

The complex nature of leasehold property means that conveyancing solicitors in Stratford Upon Avon must undertake extra work, which could include requesting all relevant freeholder information, through to ascertaining if the incoming lessee (i.e. the seller) is required to buy a share in the building's management company.

In order to resolve any leasehold difficulties faster, It is recommended that the seller instruct a solicitor as soon as possible.

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Remortgaging

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Make sure you check your solicitor's lender panel status before you instruct your solicitor.

Our remortgage panel solicitors are on the solicitor panels of over 100 building societies and banks. Whether you are switching to an offset mortgage from Virgin Money or taking out a first time buyer mortgage from Atom Bank, we can help.

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Transfer of equity

Whether you are dealing with inheritance tax planning, adding your spouse to the deeds or transferring the ownership of your property to a child, you'll need a solicitor to carry out a transfer of equity. Your conveyancer will complete all the necessary paperwork for a guaranteed fixed fee.

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What are typical Stratford Upon Avon conveyancing fees?

Conveyancing legal fees

Your conveyancing solicitor's quote should clearly detail the legal fees, including VAT, that you pay when the property transaction is complete. Conveyancing fees are paid to your solicitor or conveyancer for the legal work that they complete for you.

Disbursements

Disbursements are third-party costs paid by your solicitor on your behalf. Third-party disbursements include Stamp Duty and property searches.

Are the conveyancing fees fixed?

Watch out for undisclosed fees not included in your original quote, when comparing quotes. Some firms include extra costs in the small print. This can mean a total cost that's much higher than the initial quote.

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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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