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Buying or Selling in Atworth – 1st Move Conveyancing Atworth are Specialist Solicitors with Local Expertise

IIf you need a conveyancing quote in Atworth at Kenneth Elliott & Rowe Solicitors we make buying or selling your home as painless as possible.
We strive to deliver a first class service. We specialise in dealing with matters in Atworth. We are experienced in both sales and purchases.

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Searches on my Conveyancing Quote

What is included in a local authority search covering Atworth? There are two parts to a local authority search – Local Land Charges search and CON29. The second part of the search – CON29 – supplies information relating to public highways, proposals for new roads, railway schemes or building consents relating to the house. The replies can also include outstanding statutory notices, breaches of planning or building regulations or the existence of a compulsory purchase order. Environmental factors, such as whether the house stands on contaminated land or in a Radon gas affected area are also covered but see out comments on Environmental Searches also.

Do you recommend that we get a Environmental search on the property that we are buying in Atworth? Yes we including this in our quote. We would always recommend an environmental check on the site you intend to purchase which is available from a number of search companies including Homecheck. The environmental enquiry results provide details of present and past environmental risks together with a certificate from an environmental expert confirming whether or not the land, based upon the information revealed by the search, is likely to be officially names as contaminated land by the London Borough/council.

Apart from showing that the land in Atworth is connected to the mains water supply and mains drainage what other replies does a a CON29 DW search include? A a CON29DW shows to a prospective purchaser that the home they are acquiring does not need a “build over consent” because the seller has constructed an addition to the house close to a public drain. It also shows a raft of other data such as water quality and historical evidence of internal sewer flooding.


Why use Kenneth Elliott & Rowe Solicitors t/a 1st Move Conveyancing for your move in Atworth?

  • At 1st Move Conveyancing we believe our fixed price quote delivers excellent value for money.
  • We are a CQS (Conveyancing Quality Scheme) accredited firm of solicitors providing conveyancing to clients in Atworth. Our processes and procedures have been approved by the Law Society,
  • Our quote is subject to our Terms and Conditions but there are No Hidden Extras.
  • Our guide to Unknown Costs and Limitations will give you an idea on what other possible costs or expenses to budget for outside the quote for the legal fees and known disbursements.

A solicitor you can trust – with you every step of the way

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Used their service for property purchase. Very easy to deal with and continuous updates about the application process. Special thanks to Mouzzam Yamin, greatly appreciated.

Remember if the process drags on, we will not hit you with additional charges.

Our price is fixed.

General Conveyancing Tips

How long between exchange and completion? This is usually two weeks, but does not have to be. You can request a longer period if you are trading selling down and have a lot of items to clear. You can accelerate the process if it is a first time buy. You may be able to exchange and complete on the same day. However your instructions depend on what  others in the chain will comply with.

The Legal Ombudsman advises “Be wary of referrals and recommendations” There are lots of players in the conveyancing transaction; estate agents, mortgage brokers and mortgage lenders might all suggest solicitors for you to use. They may make this sound like it is essential for your matter to use these firms. Whilst some are genuine recommendations often there might be a payment relationship behind the recommendation. Ask how much your agent is being paid by the lawyer – you may be surprised at the amount – if they are properly regulated they are meant to tell you. If you want to read more about referral fees see this article from the Daily Mail. Remember that you are free to choose your own lawyer.

What is the difference between freehold and leasehold property? If you own a freehold property it invariable means you own a house or bungalow and that includes the whole building and the property it stands on. As you have everything you are responsible for all outlays necessary to upkeep the fabric of the building. Leasehold usually applies to flats or maisonettes although in some parts of the country including Atworth some houses are also leasehold. Leasehold means you effectively lease a property for a number of years – usually a very long period of 99, 125 or even 999 years. You may pay a small ground rent of a few hundred pounds to the landlord each year. For leasehold there will be a lease agreement with the freeholder setting out the rights and obligations including the requirement to pay jointly to the maintenance of the building in which the flat is located and possibly also building insurance.

FAQs in Atworth

Are you able to conduct a mortgage with Fleet Mortgages Limited in Atworth? Yes we are on the mortgage Panel for this lender.

Are you able to handle Help to Buy ISAs in Atworth? Yes we are on the panel so we can deal with Help to Buy ISAs.

If you are a first time buyer what additional disbursements can we anticipate? If you are using a Help to Buy ISA or Lifetime ISA KER are required to make certain procedures to ensure release of those ISAs including any bonus. If you complete the quote you will see there is an check box for Help to Buy ISA or Lifetime ISA. Please chose yes if you have one. You will usually save on Stamp Duty Land Tax which will be nil up to £300k. If you chose “yes” to the “First Time Buyer” toggle on the conveyancing quote the correct rate will calculate for you.

If I buy a new home to live in but do not sell my present house what is the Stamp Duty Land Tax position? Buyers of additional residential properties, such as second homes and buy-to-let properties, will have to pay an extra 3% in on top of current rates of Stamp Duty for each band for all property over forty thousand pounds. If you chose “yes” to the “Buy to Let/Second Owner” question on the conveyancing quote the correct rate will calculate for you.

If we are buying a flat what additional fees can we anticipate? This is one tricky area where we cannot give you all the disbursements up front in our on line quote. This is because leases vary in their requirements and also the costs charged by freeholder and managing agents also vary. They can also be two parties to deal with i.e a landlords and managing agents who both charge. These charges therefore vary considerably with some leasehold purchases the fees can be as low as £10 but in extreme cases the costs charged can be around £600. This is why the government is considering regulating this area.

I am the executor of our family estate. Do you deal with sales by executors? Yes. As executors of the Estate you can sell and our costs remain the same as quoted for this type of Seller.


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About Atworth.

Atworth is a village and civil parish in west Wiltshire, England. The village is on the A365 road between Melksham and Box, about 2.5 miles (4 km) northwest of Melksham and 4 miles (6 km) northeast of Bradford on Avon. The hamlet of Purlpit lies east of Atworth village, and in the south of the parish are the small village of Great Chalfield and the hamlet of Little Chalfield.

The Roman road from Silchester to Bath forms the northern boundary of the parish, and to the south of it is the settlement of Beardwell.

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You can complete the Instruct Us button on your quote and completed your contact details or call 01708 757575  and speak with Mark Sadler or email mbs@ker.co.uk and we will do the rest.


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