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Conveyancing Solicitors Bristol - Get a Quote for Conveyancing in Bristol

Fridaysmove's national network of communicative and professional solicitors are conveyancing experts that advise home buyers, sellers and investors in Bristol and across the country.

Fridaysmove guarantee that the solicitor's quoted fees are fixed, and include No Completion, No Fee protection.

Get a quote for a sale or purchase, or telephone a member of our team on 0330 660 0286.

Cheap house conveyancing in Bristol

Ensure that you always obtain 3 or more conveyancing quotes when hunting for cheap conveyancing in Bristol and always carefully read the terms of engagement for any hidden solicitors fees .

We only ever work with the most affordable SRA-regulated house moving lawyers in Bristol and Avon. In addition to our cheap fees, service levels are both unparalleled and recommended by our clients.

Do you know if your new home purchase in Bristolis designated as an at risk conservation area?

Conservation areas are designated by Local Councils to manage change in areas that people want to protect from neglect. However, sadly many are falling into neglect e.g. removal of boundary walls and hedges.

The following conservation areas are reported as at risk:

  • Stokes Croft - very bad, low vulnerability and deteriorating.

Contact Kingsley Fulbrook on 0117 9222966 for more information.

Alternatively see here for further information.

Guidance for Fast Conveyancing in Bristol

Our conveyancing experts in Bristol can take action to drive your move forward by chasing the other parties involved in the chain. Selecting a fast solicitor is a step to improving the likelihood of your home move completing sooner. However there are numerous steps you can follow to fast-track the move:

  • If you are selling, respond to any queries quickly
  • If you are selling, respond to any queries promptly
  • In the case of leaseholds, collect management information as early as possible

If you are selling, some of these can be completed even before you accept an offer. This could easily cut a week or two off your transaction.

No Sale No Fee Conveyancing Solicitors in Bristol

It can be exceedingly stressful when a transaction aborts at the last minute.

Thanks to our no sale no fee guarantee, home movers do not incur any conveyancers fees in the event that your sale or purchase fails to complete.

Your Bristol solicitors deposit will be transferred to another property sale or purchase and you will just need to cover any third party disbursements, such as managing agent packs for example.

Listedbuildings in Bristol

Is the legal conveyancing process complicated if you are planning to buy a grade II listed house?

As part of the local search, a buyer's solicitor in Bristol will confirm whether a building is listed. Examples of particular construction techniques, including innovative design, may qualify a building to be listed. Anyone selling a listed property should ensure that their conveyancing solicitor has copies of all relevant planning consents, as well as any other associated documents and copies of plans which may be required by a buyer. Maintenance of listed buildings may require more costly materials.

Your solicitor may instead inform you that the property is, or contains, a scheduled monument, and is protected by a similar set of restrictions. Such properties include Acton Court, Bitton Roman camp, Brass Works at Warmley, and Bury Hill camp, Moorend.

Trees in Bristol

TPOs in Bristol

It is important for a Bristol buyer to know if a Tree Preservation Order (TPO) affects any trees on the property being purchased. In order to approve consent, the local authority may request that replacement trees be planted.

Conditions placed on Bristol developers requiring them to plant trees during construction do not necessarily imply a TPO is in place. By obtaining copies of any TPOs impacting your property before you go on the market, you will improve your chances of a faster transaction when you do find a buyer.

Online Conveyancing Solicitors

Home movers and investors who have worked with traditional high street lawyers previously sometimes feel the low fees quoted on a conveyancer's website are too good to be true, or are suggestive of a lesser service.

The myth of online conveyancing is that there will always be downsides to choosing a cheaper online conveyancing lawyer over a high street firm. In truth, highly-recommended solicitors who market online exist, as do locally-based, but old-fashioned, slow firms.

Our network of solicitors offer the benefits of both approaches, including cheaper conveyancing fees, and the convenience of a solicitor you can meet in person.

Remortgage Conveyancing for homes in Bristol

Remortgage solicitors who work with Fridaysmove handle all the legal work for property owners intending to remortgage their property. Our conveyancing solicitors charge very low solicitor's fees, and hidden extras.

Our solicitors can act on behalf of lenders nationally.

Advice when comparing Bristol solicitors conveyancing fees

Bristol solicitors legal costs divide into a couple of different parts which are disbursements and legal fees.

Conveyancing disbursements are through costs sustained by the conveyancer on your behalf such as a Gypsum Search. Solicitors conveyancing fees are the sums paid to the Bristol property lawyer but the client for completing the legal process.

It is important to read the conveyancers official terms of business when comparing Bristol solicitors conveyancing fees.

Conveyancing for a New Build Property

If acquiring a new build property, purchasers would generally have to exchange and commit to buy the property before building work on the property is finished. There are unique pros and cons when purchasing newly built property. Pros include better insulation and hence energy efficiency, whereas negatives include the build schedule's potential for delay.

Things to consider when purchasing a newly built home include confirming that the contract allows for access via adjoining property, e.g. for repairs.

Localauthority in Bristol

Official Local Authority Searches in Bristol

If your are intending to purchase a home in Bristol a lawyer is required by your lender to apply for Official Local Authority Searches (Con 29 enquiries, LLC1 and Con29 Part 2). The Local Authority for Bristol is, BS2, BS3, BS4, BS5, BS6. BS7, BS8, BS9, BS10, BS11, BS13, BS14, BS15 and BS16 should contact Bristol City Council, The Council House, College Green, BS1 5TR. Tel: 0117 922 3000

Environmental in Bristol

Bristol conveyancing solicitors will commission an Environmental Search to reveal any local environmental factors

Environmental factors affecting both property prices and the health and safety of homeowners continue to make headlines. Your solicitor will undertake an environmental search to uncover issues which may impact your decision to purchase a specific property. Be aware that an environmental search does not cover unreported contaminants, as it relies on data rather than an in-person survey of the land in question. If in time the local authority identifies a Property area as being contaminated they can issue remediation notices requiring action to clean up the contamination in the absence of voluntary agreement to do so. Your environmental search in Bristol will be supported by a range of documentation which may be available in full.

Gloucestershire House Prices

YearAverage House Price (£ s)
May 2004 157, 744
May 2005 168, 465
May 2006 175, 296
May 2007 191, 274
May 2008 191, 399
May 2009 158, 519
May 2010 172, 913
May 2011 168, 691
May 2012 170, 464
May 2013 171, 119

In August 2014, 1,587 trusted Fridaysmove in Bristol and across the country

Recent clients :

  • Leasehold Purchase on The Refinery, Bristol, BS2, £172,000
  • Freehold Sale on St Peter's Rise, Headley Park, BS13, £178,000
  • Freehold Sale on Collett Close, Bristol, BS15, £185,000
  • Property Purchase on Common Road, Hanham, Bristol, Avon, BS15, £199,950

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