Buying a new home in Leicestershire

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Moving Home – The simple process to buying a new home in Leicestershire or the East Midlands

Buying a new home in Leicestershire will be one of the most expensive purchases your likely to make in a life. When buying a new home in Leicester it is vital all financial payments are met on time and on schedule. Our guide to buying a new home in Leicestershire will ensure that you make the correct choices and decisions when buying a home in Leicestershire for you and your family.

Buying a new home in Leicestershire for you and your family could take many months of searching, especially if you have no idea of what type of property you and your family would like to buy.

buying a new home in Leicester

When buying a new home in Leicestershire it is not just about the structure of the property but the finest details that can be missed in the confusion of purchasing your dream home. You and your family have invested your life savings to achieve the home of your dreams. You will need to do a lot of planning and organizing to ensure you get exactly what you pay for.

Things to consider when choosing a Solicitor

Comparing services and fees from various Solicitors when buying a new home in Leicestershire will give you a good idea of the costs involved, however prices are known to vary depending on the range of services offered. The cheapest is not always the best.

Use a local firm. This will save you a lot of time and money, when it comes to signing and sending back mountains of documents and paper work to your solicitors. Also check the firms opening times, do they open at weekends etc.

If you have a busy lifestyle then some firms do offer an internet system that allows you to track all your transaction online.

Don’t forget all of the extra cost you will have to pay when buying a new home in Leicester such as: Stamp duty, Land tax, VAT and Search fees.

Duties your Solicitor should carry out

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[iconbox title=”Survey advice” title_align=”left” content_align=”left” title_color=”#000000″ content_color=”#000000″ align=”left” type=”vector” icon=”momizat-icon-301″ icon_align_to=”box” size=”24″ icon_color=”#f48a00″ ]Whenever you are buying a new home you should always have an independent survey completed. A survey will report any defects or any recommended building work, that may need to done before moving in. If any work is needed you should tell your solicitor as soon as possible, as they may wish to negotiate on the price for you.[/iconbox]

[iconbox title=”Dealing with the sellers solicitor” title_align=”left” content_align=”left” title_color=”#000000″ content_color=”#000000″ align=”left” type=”vector” icon=”momizat-icon-301″ icon_align_to=”box” size=”24″ icon_color=”#f48a00″ ]Your solicitor will contact the sellers solicitor and provide them with your list of content including fixtures and fittings that will be included within in the sale of the property.[/iconbox]

[iconbox title=”Searches” title_align=”left” content_align=”left” title_color=”#000000″ content_color=”#000000″ align=”left” type=”vector” icon=”momizat-icon-301″ icon_align_to=”box” size=”24″ icon_color=”#f48a00″ ]Your solicitors will carry out a number of searches including potential risks such as flooding, along with checking for future plans for the area, including planning permission and scheduled road works etc.[/iconbox]

[iconbox title=”Terms of the mortgage” title_align=”left” content_align=”left” title_color=”#000000″ content_color=”#000000″ align=”left” type=”vector” icon=”momizat-icon-301″ icon_align_to=”box” size=”24″ icon_color=”#f48a00″ ]You will need to produce a satisfactory mortgage offer before you can sign a contract. Be sure to read the terms carefully and ask your solicitor to explain anything you do not understand.[/iconbox]

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[iconbox title=”Completion” title_align=”left” content_align=”left” title_color=”#000000″ content_color=”#000000″ align=”left” type=”vector” icon=”momizat-icon-301″ icon_align_to=”box” size=”24″ icon_color=”#f48a00″ ]At this final stage your solicitor will pay the relevant land tax and stamp duty fees. They will also hand over the money to the seller and the keys will be released to you.[/iconbox]

Try to gather as much professional advice from your solicitor, who is qualified to help you make the right choices, when buying a new home in Leicestershire. Without a solicitor buying a new home in Leicestershire could prove costly. When choosing your solicitors try to choose a firm that is a member of the Law Society’s Conveyancing Quality Scheme, this will give you peace of mind that the firm adhere to the high standards set by the Law Society. You could also try to get some recommendations from friends or family that may have used a firm before.

Buying a New Home in Leicestershire

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