Our expert conveyancing solicitors will get you moving with the minimum of hassle.
If you are looking for a conveyancing solicitor in Grimsby we can help you. Our conveyancing solicitors offer a convenient, efficient, and friendly conveyancing service to clients in Grimsby, throughout North Lincolnshire and all over England, Wales and beyond.
If you are buying a detached house in Grimsby, selling a terraced house in Cleethorpes, downsizing to a bungalow in Humberston, or buying to let in Great Coates, we can help you with your conveyancing.
Why should you use Bird and Co Solicitors for your conveyancing in Grimsby?
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 Grimsby, drainage and water fees in North Lincolnshire 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 Grimsby. 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 North Lincolnshire 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 Grimsby?
In the old days you used your local solicitor. You would visit their office in the centre of Grimsby, 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 Grimsby or perhaps not even in North Lincolnshire.
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 Grimsby - 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 Grimsby
There isn't really any such thing as online conveyancing. Clients come to us for conveyancing in Grimsby, Cleethorpes, Great Coates 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 Grimsby
Every local authority is different. We use an excellent, trusted national search provider, which means we can provide searches to clients in Grimsbyand 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 Grimsby. 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 Grimsby 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 Grimsby or away from Grimsby to somewhere else, our conveyancing team can help you do so with the minimum of fuss and inconvenience.
Fees for conveyancing in Grimsby
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 Grimsby.
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.
Get a quote for your conveyancing in Grimsby today!
Introduction to Grimsby
Grimsby, once the world’s largest fishing ports, has developed into a bustling town full of history and heritage waiting to be explored.
Grimsby (or Great Grimsby) is a large town and seaport situated on the South Bank of the Humber Estuary close to where it reaches the North Sea. Grimsby was traditionally in Lincolnshire, until it was absorbed into the new county of Humberside in 1974. After the abolition of Humberside in 1996, Grimsby was returned to Lincolnshire and it now serves as the administrative centre of the North East Lincolnshire unitary authority.
Grimsby was previously called "Great Grimsby" to distinguish it from Little Grimsby, a village about 14 miles (22 km) to the south, near the Lincolnshire town of Louth. Folk from Grimsby are called Grimbarians… The term codhead is also used disparagingly and is also the name for Grimsby football supporters!
Today, Greater Grimsby is home to around 500 food-related companies, giving it one of the largest concentrations of food manufacturing, research, storage, and distribution in Europe. The local council has promoted the city as Europe's Food Town for nearly twenty years. In 1999, it was revealed that more pizzas were produced in Grimsby than anywhere else in the world, including Italy.
There is an abundance of choice and exactly how you spend your time in Grimsby is really dependant on what you are looking for, with fantastic shopping, great cafes and bars along with fascinating museums and galleries.
Freshney Place, Lincolnshire’s largest shopping centre, is Grimsby's main shopping centre that provides an excellent range of small shops, major stores and individual gift shopping. Clie to Freshney Place is Abbeygate, an independent shopping area with many boutiques offering individual fashion retailers as well as some great bistros and restaurants.
At Grimsby Fishing Heritage Centre, recreating Grimsby’s maritime history, you can explore the past and check out Grimsby’s history built on fishing. You can sign on as a crew member for a journey of discovery where you will experience the sights, smells and sounds as a trawlerman in the 1950s. You can also visit the Time Trap Museum at Grimsby Town Hall where you will go on a time travel journey to uncover the towns colourful past in the former police cells.
There is also the fabulous Abbey Walk Gallery which hosts an exciting and and eclectic rolling program of contemporary and modern art. In and around Grimsby you will find a good choice of places to stay, with plenty of hotels, bed and breakfasts and self-catering accommodation. Grimsby has something to suit every occasion and budget. Grimsby offers a fabulous selection of quality specialty restaurants, bistros, carveries as well as our traditional famous fish and chips.
Grimsby is only 50 minutes away from Lincoln (about 40 miles away) and clients who wish to attend Grimsby Conveyancing Solicitors Bird & Co Solicitors LLP offices in Lincoln need not travel far. Grimsby Conveyancing Solicitors Bird & Co Solicitors LLP specialise in online conveyancing and dealing with clients remotely so there is no need to attend our offices in person, however should you wish to, we are not far away.