Conveyancing Solicitors in Isle of Wight
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Do I need a Conveyancer?
When buying, selling or remortgaging a home, you’ll need to go through the legal process known as Conveyancing. You could do the conveyancing yourself, but it’s a complicated process and time consuming (DIY Conveyancing). If you require a mortgage you’re mortgage provider will usually require a Conveyancer on their panel.
That’s why almost all of property buyer and sellers instruct a Property Solicitor or a Licensed Conveyancer to handle the legal work. With our trusted Conveyancers the conveyancing part of moving is made quick and easy, they also make it more affordable than you’d expect (average conveyancing fees).
What is a Licensed Conveyancer?
Licensed Conveyancers are like Property Lawyers, except they just specialise in conveyancing and they are regulated by the Council for Licensed Conveyancers (CLC) in England and Wales. Most Licensed Conveyancers work online via email and through phone calls. They’ve become more popular than traditional Property Solicitors as they are more affordable (most of the time).
Choosing a Conveyancer in Isle of Wight
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 Isle of Wight
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 Isle of Wight.
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 Isle of Wight (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.
The Isle of Wight is a county and the largest and second-most populous island in England. It is located in the English Channel, about 4 miles (6 km) off the coast of Hampshire, separated by the Solent. The island has resorts that have been holiday destinations since Victorian times, and is known for its mild climate, coastal scenery, and verdant landscape of fields, downland and chines. The island has been home to the poets Swinburne and Tennyson and to Queen Victoria, who built her much-loved summer residence and final home Osborne House at East Cowes. It has a maritime and industrial tradition including boat building, sail making, the manufacture of flying boats, the hovercraft, and Britain's space rockets. The island hosts annual music festivals including the Isle of Wight Festival, which, in 1970, was the largest rock music event ever held. It has well-conserved wildlife and some of the richest cliffs and quarries for dinosaur fossils in Europe.
The current average value in Isle of Wight is over £240,000. Terraced properties sold for a current average value of £183,239 and semi-detached properties valued £213,097. In the past year property prices in Isle of Wight have increased 0.86%. This is according to the current Zoopla estimates.