Our expert conveyancing solicitors will get you moving with the minimum of hassle.
If you are looking for a conveyancing solicitor in Fenland we can help you. Our conveyancing solicitors offer a convenient, efficient, and friendly conveyancing service to clients in Fenland, throughout Cambridgeshire and all over England, Wales and beyond.
If you are buying a detached house in Fenland, selling a terraced house in March, downsizing to a bungalow in Whittlesey, or buying to let in Wisbech, we can help you with your conveyancing.
Why should you use Bird and Co Solicitors for your conveyancing in Fenland?
We offer a friendly, modern and efficient service. If you want to deal with proper lawyers who are friendly and approachable, our team can help you.
You will have a direct line straight through to your legal team, and direct email addresses. You can guarantee that your query will reach the right people, whether you want to ask about search fees in Fenland, drainage and water fees in Cambridgeshire or something else.
"The team always provided me with clear, pragmatic and commercially viable advice with efficient and focused communication."
We're a Conveyancing Quality Scheme accredited firm providing conveyancing to clients in Fenland. This is a guarantee that our processes and procedures have been approved, that we operate to a certain standard, and is a mark of the excellence of our service approved by the Law Society, the body which represents solicitors throughout England and Wales.
We are on the panel for most major lenders, and many smaller ones too. Whether you want to use your local Building Society in Cambridgeshire or one of the larger corporates, chances are we have you covered.
In short, you get an excellent conveyancing service at an affordable price. You don't have the risk of going to the cheapest providers, most of whom aren't solicitors; instead you get a great service from proper lawyers.
Why don't you need a conveyancer based in Fenland?
In the old days you used your local solicitor. You would visit their office in the centre of Fenland, and all documents would be hand-produced and posted or delivered by hand.
That service came at a price, but the truth is that it is no longer needed. With modern technology such as scanning, emailing and even Skype or Facetime video calls there is no need to use your local solicitor. Your conveyancer can be based anywhere and still provide a great service - even if he or she is in an office many miles away from Fenland or perhaps not even in Cambridgeshire.
We have successfully dealt with thousands of conveyancing transactions all over the country, even with clients from the other side of the world. It is not unknown for us to talk to clients outside the UK using Skype, and once we had clients in Thailand talking to us through an interpreter in New Zealand!
There will be no need for you to visit our offices or hand deliver documents. You need never leave Fenland - our conveyancers will talk you through the process via phone and email, and everything works just as smoothly as it would if we were just down the road.
Online Conveyancing in Fenland
There isn't really any such thing as online conveyancing. Clients come to us for conveyancing in Fenland, March, Wisbech and all sorts of other places, having first found us via our website.
After that, the relationship between you and your conveyancer is the same as any other. We have the same professional obligations towards you, and deal with your conveyancing file in the same way.
It might feel like online conveyancing because you can talk to us through email on your computer, but really it is proper conveyancing.
Search Fees in Fenland
Every local authority is different. We use an excellent, trusted national search provider, which means we can provide searches to clients in Fenlandand all over the country, knowing that we will get a product we're happy with and which we know is properly insured and protects your interests.
What is the process to instruct us for your conveyancing?
First, fill in our conveyancing quote form for conveyancing in Fenland. You can find the links at the top of this page.
Our helpful conveyancing support team will then guide you through the initial stages, and once your conveyancing file is opened your Fenland conveyancing solicitor and their small team will deal with the legal side of the conveyancing transaction. You'll be given direct contact details for your conveyancing lawyers and they'll keep in touch with you every step of the way.
Whether you're moving to Fenland or away from Fenland to somewhere else, our conveyancing team can help you do so with the minimum of fuss and inconvenience.
Fees for conveyancing in Fenland
Our fees are transparent and, so long as the situation does not change (for example so long as your property doesn't turn out to be leasehold when we thought it was freehold) the fee we quote is the fee you will be charged.
We don't add extras on for things like photocopying, postage, or the like. Those are our overheads and we don't pass them on to you.
All our conveyancing fees are dependent on the nature and value of the transaction, so we naturally charge a bit more for more complicated and high value work. However, the fee charged will be the same for a customer in Newcastle as it would be for someone in London, or indeed in Fenland.
There are some aspects of our conveyancing fees which we can't change. Fees charged by other bodies such as HM Land Registry, or by HMRC for Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) are out of our control.
Introduction to Fenland
Fenland is a local government district in Cambridgeshire. As of mid-2014, the area has a population of 97,732, and most of this population is spread over the main towns of March, Whittlesey and Wisbech, which have populations of 19,042, 15,581 and 31,573 respectively. March also houses the district's admin HQ.
The district was formed on the 1st April 1974 through a merger of the borough of Wisbech, the Chatteris Urban District, the March Urban District, the Whittlesey Urban District, the North Witchford Rural District and the Wisbech Rural District.
The name is derived from the area's landscape, which consists of over 500 square kilometres of flat fens.
The Fenland economy is renown for having a strong base in farming and the food industry, both of which are now very well established, and have subsequently diversified into related sectors such as storage, packaging, and distribution.
The centres for retail in the area are found in the large towns of Wisbech, Whittlesey and March, and March in particular accommodates an array of independent shops and retailers, and famous retailers include the likes of W.H.Smith, Boyes, Boots and M&Co. Furthermore, in 2008, the Meadowland retail park opened with Argos Superstore and Carpetright amongst the large scale tenants.
March is also home to many of Fenland's important transport facilities, including an important railway station. March railway station provides frequent services to stations such as Peterborough, Leicester, Birmingham New Street, Norwich, Liverpool Lime Street, Nottingham and Manchester Piccadilly.