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

IIf you need a conveyancing quote in Barton Mills 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 Barton Mills. We are experienced in both sales and purchases.

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Searches on my Conveyancing Quote

How long do Official Local Authority search searches take? The time for a local search LLC1 can vary significantly, from 24 hours to six weeks! Although we order all our Local Authority searches electronically some searches are still processed processed manually by the council. Also the search time can be affected by seasonal demand levels and council staffing levels.

When we order a Environmental investigation on the property mentioned on the conveyancing quote for the property in Barton Mills what will it reveal? The search provides results of present and past pollution risks together with a certificate from an environmental expert confirming whether or not the land parcel would be classified contaminated land by the Local Authority. It may also reveal other information such as whether the property is within a flooding area (which may have an effect on the availability and cost of home insurance), whether it is on or near a landfill site and in an area of high subsidence or landslip. It may also shown whether the property is affected by coal mining and high radon area.

Why is a drainage search key if you want to extent or alter the site in Barton Mills? One of the vital details shows a map of any public sewer nearby the property you are purchasing. This is significant because if you want to build near a public drain you might need a ‘Build-over Agreement’ with the water authority. This may stop what you want to build and/or make the build more expensive.


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

  • 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 Barton Mills. 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.

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Helpful and understanding through a very stressful period in our lives Mouzzam was extremely helpful with our whole process. Lots of experience and very helpful throughout the property purchase and sales cycle. We have used K.E.R. for over two decades and very happy with their service.

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

Our price is fixed.

General Conveyancing Tips

Remember there are often several related transactions involved in the “chain” and the interdependence of these purchases means that everyone moves at the pace of the slowest transaction.

The Legal Ombudsman advises “Be wary of hidden costs, disbursements and VAT”. Disbursements are sums paid by conveyancing lawyers to third parties such as search fees and Land Registry fees and stamp duty. Double check when examining a quote what disbursements apply to your purchase and check any disbursements that haven’t been mentioned by other firms. For example, Firm B might quote legal fees at £125 cheaper than Firm A, but what about that unusual ‘disbursement’ of £125 that Firm B is charging as an ‘expedition fee’? In practice it may not really be a disbursement at all, but might be a way of Firm B making their overall quote sound cheaper by adding on their fees disguised as ‘disbursements’. Make sure that any quotes you obtain contain all costs, disbursements and VAT. Beware of quotes that look a lot cheaper than others – as the saying goes, if it looks too good to be true, it probably is.

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 ground it stands on. As you own everything you are responsible for all outlays incurred to uphold the fabric of the house. Leasehold usually applies to flats or maisonettes although in some parts of the country including Barton Mills 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 pounds to the freeholder 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 upkeep of the building in which the flat is located and possibly also building insurance.

FAQs in Barton Mills

Are you able to handle a mortgage with West Bromwich Building Society in Barton Mills? Yes we are on the mortgage Panel for this lender.

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

What is a first time buyer? The characterisation of a first time buyer may differ from your mortgage product when considering SDLT. A first time buyer according to the the Stamp Office is an person who has never owned an interest in any residential property in the United Kingdom or anywhere else in the world and who intends to occupy the property as their main home. If you select “yes” to the “First Time Buyer” option on the conveyancing quote the correct rate will calculate for you.

What SDLT if I am buying a second home in Barton Mills? 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 SDLT for each band for all property over £40,000. If you press “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 costs up front in our 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 management companies 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 £550. This is why the government is considering regulating this area.

If we are selling a leasehold what additional expenses can we anticipate? We cannot give you all the costs up front in our on line quote. The costs charged by freeholder and managing agents will vary for providing assignment packs often in a pro forma response called LPE1. The charge for this varies from organisation to organisation mainly it is around £300 but is can be more in unusual cases. Also in some cases you may not be charged – this will be restricted usually to either share of freehold where the residents run the management or very small buildings such as a single house converted into a couple leaseholds.


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About Barton Mills.

Barton Mills is a village and civil parish in the West Suffolk district of Suffolk, England. The village is on the south bank of the River Lark. According to Eilert Ekwall the meaning of the village name is Corn farm by the mill.

The village was originally called Barton Parva (Little Barton). The name changed to Barton Mills in the eighteenth century.

The Domesday Book records the population of the village in 1086 to be 22 households.

The village is near the Fiveways Roundabout, a busy junction where the A11 London to Norwich trunk road, the A1065 towards North Norfolk and the A1101 (Long Sutton (Lincolnshire) to Bury St. Edmunds) roads meet.

The village was once the holiday retreat for Alexander Fleming, and there is a plaque on the wall outside his country home, The Dhoon, in the main street.

Barton Mills hosts a biannual Scarecrow Festival, held in July. The main road through the village is closed to traffic (except to residents) during the two-day-long festival, which includes musical bands, food, dancing, car boot sales at the local playing fields and viewing scarecrows created by local residents. This festival has been featured in Guinness Book of World Records, boasting the most scarecrows ever built at any one time. The record is currently held by the National Forest Adventure Farm near Burton on Trent.

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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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