Conveyancing solicitors in South Northamptonshire
If you are looking for a conveyancing solicitor in South Northamptonshire we can help you. Our conveyancing solicitorsoffer a convenient, efficient, and friendly conveyancing service to clients in South Northamptonshire, throughout Northamptonshire and all over England, Wales and beyond.
If you are buying a detached house in South Northamptonshire, selling a terraced house in Towcester, downsizing to a bungalow in Brackley, or buying to let in Middleton Cheney, we can help you with your conveyancing.
Why should you use Bird and Co Solicitors for your conveyancing in South Northamptonshire?
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 South Northamptonshire, drainage and water fees in Northamptonshire 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 South Northamptonshire. 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 Northamptonshire 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 South Northamptonshire?
In the old days you used your local solicitor. You would visit their office in the centre of South Northamptonshire, 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 South Northamptonshire or perhaps not even in Northamptonshire.
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 South Northamptonshire - 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 South Northamptonshire
There isn't really any such thing as online conveyancing. Clients come to us for conveyancing in South Northamptonshire, Towcester, Middleton Cheney 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 South Northamptonshire
Every local authority is different. We use an excellent, trusted national search provider, which means we can provide searches to clients in South Northamptonshireand 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 South Northamptonshire. 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 South Northamptonshire 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 South Northamptonshire or away from South Northamptonshire to somewhere else, our conveyancing team can help you do so with the minimum of fuss and inconvenience.
Fees for conveyancing in South Northamptonshire
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 South Northamptonshire.
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 South Northamptonshire
South Northamptonshire is a district in Northamptonshire, with a population of 88,164 as of mid-2014. A significant amount of this population is found in the main towns of Brackley and Towcester, which have populations of 13,018 and 9,252 respectively. The latter is also home to the district's administrative HQ. Many of the district's villages also have populations in excess of 1,000.
Like many British government districts, South Northamptonshire was formed on the 1st April 1974, through a merger of the municipal borough of Brackley, along with the Brackley Rural District, the Towcester Rural District and part of the Northampton Rural District.
The districts economy revolves mainly around the service sector. Many of the towns in the area are strongly linked with Formula 1- The Silverstone Grand Prix track is just 0.5 miles away from the village of Silverstone, and the annual Grand Prix attracts around 300,000 visitors. For instance, the town of Brackley is home to the Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team.
Aside from this, other industry in the area includes iron oxide manufacture, soap manufacturing and much more. Towcester also has a strong retail base.
Brackley is also home to one of the districts main sports clubs- Brackley Town Football Club. They are known as the Saints, and currently play in the Conference North League. Their home ground is St James Park, which has a capacity of 3,500. There are also rugby clubs, other football clubs, tennis clubs, a leisure centre and even a martial arts academy.
In terms of transport, places such as Brackley and Towcester also accommodate the majority of the area's good transport links. For instance, Brackley is close to the A43 road, which links the town with Towcester and Northampton, and the A422 also links the town with Banbury and Buckingham. Towcester also has strong access to the A43, the M40 and the A34.
The district has few railway stations- one of the few is King's Sutton station, in the village of the same name. The station is served by Chiltern Railways and First Great Western, who provide serves to the likes of Banbury, Heyford and Bicester North.