Conveyancing Solicitors in Cornwall
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Do I need a Conveyancer?
If you plan on buying, selling or remortgaging a property, you’ll be required to go through the legal process known as Conveyancing. You could do DIY Conveyancing, but it’s a complicated process and take up a lot of valuble time (DIY Conveyancing). If you’re having a mortgage you’re mortgage provider will usually require a Conveyancer on their panel of trusted Conveyancers.
This is why the majority of homeowners instruct a Property Solicitor or a Licensed Conveyancer to handle the legal work. With our chosen Conveyancers the legal processes is fast and easy, they make it cheaper than you’d expect (average conveyancing fees).
What is a Licensed Conveyancer?
Licensed Conveyancers are basically Property Lawyers, except they only specialise in conveyancing law and they are regulated by the Council for Licensed Conveyancers (CLC) in England and Wales. Almost all Conveyancers act online via email and over the phone. They’ve become more common than traditional Property Solicitors as they are much cheaper (in most cases).
Using a Local Conveyancer in Cornwall
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 Cornwall
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 Cornwall.
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 Cornwall (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.
Cornwall is a ceremonial county and unitary authority area of England within the United Kingdom. It is bordered to the north and west by the Celtic Sea, to the south by the English Channel, and to the east by the county of Devon, over the River Tamar. Cornwall has a population of over 550,000 and covers an area of 3,563 km2 (1,376 sq mi). The administrative centre, and only city in Cornwall, is Truro, although the town of Falmouth has the largest population for a civil parishcand the conurbation of Camborne, Pool and Redruth has the highest total population. Cornwall forms the westernmost part of the south-west peninsula of the island of Great Britain, and a large part of the Cornubian batholith is within Cornwall.
The current average value in Cornwall in May 2017 is £264,265. This has increased 0.67% from February 2017. Terraced properties sold for a current average value of £199,947 and semi-detached properties valued £220,980. In the past year property prices in Cornwall have increased 2.86%. This is according to the current Zoopla estimates.