If you are looking for a conveyancing solicitor in Skegness we can help you. Our conveyancing solicitors offer a convenient, efficient, and friendly conveyancing service to clients in Skegness, throughout Lincolnshire and all over England, Wales and beyond.
If you are buying a detached house in Skegness, selling a terraced house in Wainfleet, downsizing to a bungalow in Burgh-le-Marsh, or buying to let in Sutton-on-Sea, we can help you with your conveyancing.
Why should you use Bird and Co Solicitors for your conveyancing in Skegness?
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 Skegness, drainage and water fees in 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 Skegness. 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 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 Skegness?
In the old days you used your local solicitor. You would visit their office in the centre of Skegness, 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 Skegness or perhaps not even in 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 Skegness - 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 Skegness
There isn't really any such thing as online conveyancing. Clients come to us for conveyancing in Skegness, Wainfleet, Sutton-on-Sea 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 Skegness
Every local authority is different. We use an excellent, trusted national search provider, which means we can provide searches to clients in Skegnessand 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 Skegness. 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 Skegness 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 Skegness or away from Skegness to somewhere else, our conveyancing team can help you do so with the minimum of fuss and inconvenience.
Fees for conveyancing in Skegness
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 Skegness.
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 Skegness
Skegness or “Skeggy” is a pretty seaside town and in the East Lindsey in the county of Lincolnshire. The town is about 44 miles (70 km) east of of Lincoln and it has a population of approximately 20,000 people.
The first ever Butlin's holiday resort was opened in Skegness in the mid 1930’s. Following the instant success of the Butlins resort at Skegness the town grew famous across the nation as one of the Country’s favourite seaside attractions.
By early 2005 the town came top of the list in a survey by Yours magazine, looking at the most attractive retirement areas in the country. The magazine visited many, many towns and the criteria included house prices, hospital waiting lists, the incidence of crime, local authority council tax rates, local attractions and activities, weather and transport links.
Skegness has been described by Lonely Planet's Great Britain guide as "everything you could want" in a seaside resort.
The town is popularly known as Skeg, Skeggy, Costa del Skeg or Skegvegas or "the Blackpool of the East Coast", and has a famous mascot, the Jolly and a slogan - "Skegness is so bracing" - a reference to the chilly prevailing north-easterly winds that can and frequently do blow off the North Sea.
There are more holiday resorts at Mablethorpe, Sutton-on-Sea, Ingoldmells and Chapel St Leonards and Skegness is easily reached from these towns.
There are several Primary Schools in Skegness, including Richmond Primary School, Seathorne Primary School, Skegness Infant School, Skegness Junior School, The Viking School (independent)
Secondary Schools include Skegness Academy on Burgh Road, Skegness Grammar School on Vernon Road.
Further education is available locally with the Skegness College of Vocational Training on Wilford Grove and Grosvenor Road. Lincolnshire Regional College on Heath Road run by Grimsby Institute.
The A52 passes through the town from Boston to Mablethorpe. The A158 connects Lincoln to Skegness, and connects with the A16 to the north via the A1028. National Express operates direct (non-stop) daily coaches from East Midlands cities in the warmer months of the year. A 36-mile-long (58 km) Roman road passes between Lincoln and Skegness via Burgh le Marsh, initially following the A158, then to the north of the road, across the Lincolnshire Wolds.
The offices of Skegness Conveyancing Solicitors Bird & Co Solicitors LLP are easily reached from Skegness and are situated in Lincoln, Newark and Grantham. Clients can pop in to see their lawyer or make an appointment at a time convenient to them.