Conveyancing Solicitors in Cheshire
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Do I need a Conveyancer?
If you plan on buying, selling or remortgaging a home, you’ll need to go through the legal aspect of buying referred to as Conveyancing. You could do DIY Conveyancing, but it’s very difficult and take up a lot of valuble time (DIY Conveyancing). If you require a mortgage you’re mortgage provider usually require a Conveyancer known to them.
That’s the reason the majority of people instruct a Property Solicitor or a Licensed Conveyancer to handle the legal work. Using our selected group of Conveyancers the conveyancing part of moving is quick and easy, plus it’s less expensive than you’d think (average conveyancing fees).
What is a Licensed Conveyancer?
Licensed Conveyancers are basically Property Lawyers, but they just specialise in property law and are regulated by the Council for Licensed Conveyancers (CLC) in England and Wales. Almost all Conveyancing Firms work online through email and over the phone. They’ve become more common than traditional Property Solicitors because they are far less expensive (if you shop around).
Using a Local Conveyancer in Cheshire
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 Cheshire
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 Cheshire.
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 Cheshire (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.
Cheshire County is set in North West England, bordering Merseyside and Greater Manchester to the north, Derbyshire to the east, Staffordshire and Shropshire to the south and Wales to the west (bordering Wrexham and Flintshire). Cheshire's county town is Chester; the largest town is Warrington. The county covers 905 square miles (2,344 km2) and has a population of around 1 million. It is mostly rural, with a number of small towns and villages supporting the agricultural and other industries which produce Cheshire cheese, salt, chemicals and silk.
The current average value in Cheshire is over £235,000 with the most expensive area being Alderney Edge with an average of over £500,000. Terraced properties sell for a current average value of £150,000 and semi-detached properties valued over £195,000. Cheshire is one of the few counties that property prices decreased over the past year (-1.29%), but prices are now rising and set to rise in 2018.