Conveyancing Solicitors in Cambridgeshire
Compare Property Solicitors in and around Cambridgeshire and get the best quotes on conveyancing with ConveyancingPro.co.uk. We have a Conveyancers Comparison Search to find the lowest priced conveyancing quotes from highly rated conveyancing service providers in Cambridgeshire. Conveyancing Pro only work with highly rated Conveyancers that have a history of happy clients and positive reviews.
Do I require a Conveyancer?
If you’re buying, selling or remortgaging a house, you’ll be required to go through the legal process referred to as Conveyancing. It is possible to do the conveyancing yourself, but it’s a complicated process and take up a lot of valuble time (DIY Conveyancing). Having a mortgage? you’re mortgage provider will usually require a Conveyancer on their panel of trusted Conveyancers.
This is why the majority of property buyer and sellers instruct a Property Solicitor or a Licensed Conveyancer instead of doing it themselves. With our selected group of Conveyancers the legal part of moving is fast and easy, plus it’s cheaper than you’d think (average conveyancing fees).
What is a Licensed Conveyancer?
Licensed Conveyancers are the same as Property Lawyers, except they just do in conveyancing and are regulated by the Council for Licensed Conveyancers (CLC) in England and Wales. Almost all Conveyancers to their work online through email and through phone calls. They’ve become more common than traditional Property Solicitors because they are more affordable (if you shop around).
Choosing a Conveyancer in Cambridgeshire
Some people prefer to choose a local solicitor and meet face to face. These days the majority of conveyancing is done through phone and email, rarely do people meet they’re conveyancer in person. Using a local solicitor can be expensive, it’s far less expensive to instruct a nationwide online conveyancing firm that acts for properties in your area. It’s completely up to you who you choose to instruct, you do not have to use an Estate Agents ‘recommended’ solicitor.
Remortgage Conveyancing Cambridgeshire
If you’re remortgaging a property for whatever reason, you’ll need a solicitor to help you with the legal aspect. This is a simple and inexpensive procedure (usually around £300-£400). We compare remortgage conveyancing solicitors in and around Cambridgeshire.
The national average timescale for conveyancing is between 9-10 weeks. Conveyancing for simple purchase transactions can take just 4-6 weeks but a more complicated transaction can take much much longer to complete. Some transactions have been known to take over a year to complete, why? More info visit our How long does conveyancing take?.
If you are buying a property in Cambridgeshire (or anywhere in England and Wales), for more than £125,000, you will be subject to Stamp Duty Land Tax (or SDLT for short). This tax is calculated in brackets, like the UK income tax system. When you get a quote with us, we calculate the Stamp Duty (SDLT) you’ll have to pay for you. For more info visit our Stamp Duty Rates and Examples page.
Cambridgeshire is a county that is bordering Lincolnshire to the north, Norfolk to the north-east, Suffolk to the east, Essex and Hertfordshire to the south, and Bedfordshire and Northamptonshire to the west. The city of Cambridge is the county town. Modern Cambridgeshire was formed in 1974 as an amalgamation of the counties of Cambridgeshire and Isle of Ely and Huntingdon and Peterborough, which had been created in 1965 from the historic counties of Cambridgeshire, Huntingdonshire, the Isle of Ely and the Soke of Peterborough. It contains most of the region known as Silicon Fen. Local government is divided between Cambridgeshire County Council and Peterborough City Council, which is a separate unitary authority. Under the county council, there are five district councils, Cambridge City Council, South Cambridgeshire District Council, East Cambridgeshire District Council, Huntingdonshire District Council and Fenland District Council.
Highest prices area of Cambridgeshire is in the county town of Cambridge, with an average value of over £450,000. The current average value in the county of Cambridgeshire is roughly £340,000. Terraced properties average around £300,000 and semi-detached properties value slightly more at over £305,000. Property prices will continue to rise in 2018.