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Clients' independent reviews strongly recommend the services of Fridaysmove's conveyancing solicitors to 1, 000's of home buyers and sellers each month.

We guarantee that your quoted fees are fixed, and include No Sale, No Fee protection. This applies even if you choose to pull out.

Get a fixed fee conveyancing quote to learn how affordable your conveyancing fees will be, or call one of our conveyancing advisors on 0330 660 0286 if you have any questions.

Cheap Oxford conveyancing lawyers

Fridaysmove use only the very best value CQS property lawyers in Oxfordshire. Furthermore, in addition to these cheap rates, our levels of service are unparalleled and highly recommended.

If you are trying to find cheap conveyancing solicitors in Oxford, ensure that you always obtain alternate quotes, and go through the official terms of business for additional fees .

Guidance for completing the legal work for your move faster

Fridaysmove's conveyancers in Oxford will take action to push your sale or purchase through to completion by chasing the other parties involved in the chain. Choosing a fast conveyancer will be a step towards increasing the chance your home move will complete sooner. However there are numerous things you can also do personally to fast-track your sale or purchase:

  • In the case of leaseholds, arrange (and pay for) management documents as early as possible
  • Send questions about the property you plan to buy to your solicitor quickly
  • Supply I. D. documents quickly

You can potentially shave a week or more off the conveyancing process with these suggestions. If you are serious about completing faster, don't waste any time. Instruct your property lawyer today here, or call our team on 0845 643 5785.

No Completion, No Fee Conveyancing in Oxford

It can be decidedly disconcerting when your home move fails before completion. A multitude of reasons might lead to the legal process not exchanging e.g. a dispute over the purchase price or a poor HomeBuyer Report.

Thanks to our No Completion, No Fee guarantee, home movers do not incur any legal fees in the event that your house move does not go ahead.

Your Oxford solicitors deposit can be moved to your alternative property or sale and you only have to pay for disbursements, such as managing agent packs.

Will HS2 affect Oxford homes?

Development of High Speed 2, commonly known as HS2, is now underway, linking the Capital with Scotland. The first phase of construction will occur between London and the West Midlands. HS2's affect on property values and the environment is of concern to many Oxford inhabitants. To check whether your property is within 200 metres of the proposed HS2 route, your solicitor will carry out a local authority search. The exact distance between a residence and the proposed route will be difficult to ascertain reliably, as will be the impact on nearby property.

Getting a reliable HS2 search

Homes beyond the 200m threshold identified a local authority search will still be affected by issues such as noise, construction and road traffic. Furthermore building works will last for at least 8 years, meaning massive disruption for nearby residents just from the construction phase. A more exacting search is available called a HIGHSPEED 2 search, which includes clear mapping to the nearest point of the proposed route (within a 1, 000 metre radius of your proposed purchase and answers a number of questions). The HS2 report is reinforced by a £ 10mil indemnity policy. Your solicitor can advise further if necessary.

My home is closer than 200m to HS2 - should I worry?

Local authorities will only provide information on the proposed HS2 development and route within a 200m radius of a property. It is obvious that properties further away will still be affected by issues such as noise pollution, vibration, construction work and increased traffic. The more detailed HS2 search will also provide you with more information. In cases such as those arising from HS2, seeking compensation for noise and other factors is currently a lengthy process. Fridaysmove do not intend to comment on the merits of the scheme, the UKs current planning system, and the time it takes to implement large infrastructure schemes.

Online Conveyancing

Sellers and purchasers who have used high street solicitors previously might think the cheaper fees quoted on a solicitor's website are simply too good to be true.

Although it is correct that there is a broad range in conveyancing from solicitor to solicitor, fees, speed or quality of communication have nothing to do with whether or not a solicitor markets their services on the Internet.

Though some house buyers prefer to be able to meet their conveyancer face-to-face, this is not essential. A proactive conveyancing lawyer will help to move you faster than one you need to take time off work to meet in person.

Remortgage Conveyancing in Oxford

Remortgage-specialist conveyancing lawyers who are a part of Fridaysmove's national network take care of the necessary legals on behalf of property owners wishing to remortgage their house or flat, and their unbeatable solicitor's fees do not have hidden extras in their terms and conditions.

Our Oxford solicitors can act on behalf of all the major building societies and lenders across the country. Our property lawyers' communicative and proactive attitude can result in faster completions, meaning you can take advantage of your new mortgage rate sooner.

Guidance on comparing Oxford solicitors conveyancing fees

Legal costs for home movers are split into two individual components, namely fees and disbursements.

Solicitors conveyancing fees are the amounts that the client pays to the Oxford conveyancer for completing the conveyancing.

Conveyancing disbursements, e.g. an Energy Report - Commercial, are 3rd party costs covered by the conveyancer and reimbursed by the buyer or seller.

The best method to adopt when comparing Oxford solicitors charges is to make sure you read the conveyancing lawyers small print.

Extra fees for include fees for data protection act 1998 - subject access request.

New Build Conveyancing

A lack of housing stock has prompted more new housing developments.

In some cases, new build homes are marketed with free or discounted legal fees, regardless of the lower cost of such any offer, it is essential that a conveyancing solicitor provide truly independent advice.

House Prices in Oxfordshire

YearAverage House Price (£ s)
May 2004 202, 352
May 2005 212, 337
May 2006 220, 470
May 2007 241, 779
May 2008 244, 437
May 2009 212, 429
May 2010 235, 524
May 2011 235, 441
May 2012 240, 291
May 2013 243, 682

In August 2018, 1,711 trusted us in Oxfordshire and across the country

Fridaysmove is a nationwide panel of lawyers based all over the country.

Recent completions include:

  • Freehold Sale on Highfield Avenue, Oxford, OX3, £4,900,000
  • Leasehold Purchase on a Northampton Road, Oxford, OX1, £50,000
  • Purchase on Littlebury, Oxford, OX4, £96,000
  • Freehold Purchase on Broadhurst Garden, Littlemore Oxford, OX4, £217,000