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

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

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What is included in a local authority search covering Bishopstoke? There are two parts to a local authority search – Local Land Charge Register search and Enquiries of the local authority. The LLC1 covers any charges or attendant restrictions relating to land or property. These can include information on debts due to the local authority which are attached to the title, whether the title is a listed building or located in a conservation area, subject to any planning agreements and conditional planning permissions and a host of other information including whether the property is subject to a tree protection order. All Local Land Charge registrations are legally binding on successive owners i.e. a buyer.

Do we need environmental enquiries in Bishopstoke? Statutory legislation have resulted in a clean-up scheme for contaminated property. The basic position is that the polluter should clean up however where that party cannot be found (for example because the work was done some time ago or the company has gone into bankruptcy the liability for remediation costs passes to the existing owner (who could be you). Even if you are purchasing an leasehold in Bishopstoke you may find that you are liable for the cost of any clear-up through the maintenance charge provisions of the lease.

What is a a CON29 DW search ? A water authority search confirms to a new interested party that the house they are purchasing is connected to the mains water supply and mains drainage. This is particularly important in parts of Bishopstoke which are rural as there may be a a private drainage system.


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

  • 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 Bishopstoke. 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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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 timeframe if you are trading selling down and have a lot of items to clear. You can speed the process if it is a first time buy. You may be able to exchange and complete simultaneously. 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 linked parties in the property transaction; estate agents, mortgage brokers and mortgage lenders might all suggest firms 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 commercial 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 ground it stands on. As you have everything you are responsible for all expenses required to uphold the fabric of the house. Leasehold usually applies to flats or maisonettes although in some parts of the country including Bishopstoke 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 nominal ground rent of a few pounds to the freeholder each year. For leasehold there will be a lease agreement with the landlord setting out the rights and obligations including the requirement to pay jointly to the care of the building in which the flat is located and possibly also building insurance.

FAQs in Bishopstoke

Are you on the panel of NatWest? Yes we act for all major lenders and many smaller lenders.

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

If you are a first time buyer what additional fees can we anticipate? If you are using a Help to Buy ISA or Lifetime ISA we are required to make certain checks to facilitate release of those ISAs including any bonus. If you complete the online quote you will see there is an option for Help to Buy ISA or Lifetime ISA. Please chose yes if you have one. You will usually save on Stamp Duty which will be nil up to three hundred thousand pounds. If you press “yes” to the “First Time Buyer” question on the conveyancing quote the correct rate will calculate for you.

If I am Buying my first house and I already own a share in another home or a buy to let will I pay higher rate stamp duty? This is complex. In certain circumstances you will not need to pay this for example if you have recently inherited a share in a property. We would need to advise you specifically on this.

If we are buying a leasehold what additional expenses can we anticipate? This is one tricky area where we cannot give you all the costs up front in our estimate. This is because leases vary in their requirements and also the costs charged by freeholder and management companies 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 £500. This is why the government is considering regulating this area.

If we are selling a flat what additional payments can we anticipate? We cannot give you all the figures up front in our estimate. The costs charged by landlords and managing agents will vary for providing responses often in a pro forma response called LPE1. The charge for this varies from organisation to organisation on average it is approximately £200 but is can be higher in rare 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 maintenance or very small buildings such as a single house converted into two maisonettes.


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About Bishopstoke.

Bishopstoke, a village recorded in the Domesday Book, is a civil parish in the borough of Eastleigh in Hampshire, England. Bishopstoke was also mentioned when King Alfred the Great’s grandson King Eadred, granted land at “Stohes” to Thegn Aelfric in 948 AD. The village is about a mile east of Eastleigh town centre, and is on the eastern bank of the River Itchen. It adjoins Fair Oak on the east, in the Fair Oak and Horton Heath parish. The village was annexed to Eastleigh in 1932, and was split out again as an independent civil parish later. It forms part of the Southampton Urban Area.

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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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