Conveyancing Solicitors in Leicestershire
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Do I need a Conveyancer?
If you’re buying, selling or remortgaging a property, then you’ll need to go through the legal aspect of buying known as Conveyancing. It is possible to do DIY Conveyancing, but it’s a complicated process and time consuming (DIY Conveyancing). If you require a mortgage you’re lender usually require a Conveyancer on their panel.
That’s the reason the majority of property buyer and sellers instruct a Property Solicitor or a Licensed Conveyancer instead of doing it themselves. Using our trusted Conveyancers the conveyancing part of moving is made quick and simple, plus it’s less expensive than you’d think (average conveyancing fees).
What is a Licensed Conveyancer?
Licensed Conveyancers are like Solicitors, but they just do in conveyancing law and are regulated by the Council for Licensed Conveyancers (CLC) in England and Wales. Most Licensed Conveyancers work online via email and over the phone. They’re more popular than traditional Solicitors as they are more affordable (in most cases).
Choosing a Conveyancer in Leicestershire
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 Leicestershire
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 Leicestershire.
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 Leicestershire (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.
Leicestershire is a landlocked county in the English Midlands. It takes its name from the City of Leicester, traditionally its administrative centre, although the City of Leicester unitary authority is today administered separately from the rest of Leicestershire. The county borders Nottinghamshire to the north, Lincolnshire to the north-east, Rutland to the east, Northamptonshire to the south-east, Warwickshire to the south-west, Staffordshire to the west, and Derbyshire to the north-west. The border with most of Warwickshire is Watling Street (the A5). The county has a population of just under 1 million with over half the population living in Leicester's built-up area.
The current average value in Leicestershire is £222,132. This has increased 0.06% from February 2017. Terraced properties sold for a current average value of £148,284 and semi-detached properties valued £184,157. In the past year property prices in Leicestershire have increased 0.71%. This is according to the current Zoopla estimates.