Our expert conveyancing solicitors will get you moving with the minimum of hassle.
If you are looking for a conveyancing solicitor in Waveney we can help you. Our conveyancing solicitors offer a convenient, efficient, and friendly conveyancing service to clients in Waveney, throughout Suffolk and all over England, Wales and beyond.
If you are buying a detached house in Waveney, selling a terraced house in Lowestoft, downsizing to a bungalow in Beccles, or buying to let in Bungay, we can help you with your conveyancing.
Why should you use Bird and Co Solicitors for your conveyancing in Waveney?
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 Waveney, drainage and water fees in Suffolk 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 Waveney. 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 Suffolk 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 Waveney?
In the old days you used your local solicitor. You would visit their office in the centre of Waveney, 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 Waveney or perhaps not even in Suffolk.
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 Waveney - 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 Waveney
There isn't really any such thing as online conveyancing. Clients come to us for conveyancing in Waveney, Lowestoft, Bungay 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 Waveney
Every local authority is different. We use an excellent, trusted national search provider, which means we can provide searches to clients in Waveneyand 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 Waveney. 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 Waveney 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 Waveney or away from Waveney to somewhere else, our conveyancing team can help you do so with the minimum of fuss and inconvenience.
Fees for conveyancing in Waveney
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 Waveney.
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 Waveney
Waveney is a local government district on the Suffolk coast, in the south of England. As of mid-2014 it has a population of 115,919. Most of this population is situated within the towns of Beccles, Bengay, Halesworth and Lowestoft, the latter of which houses the district's Admin HQ, and is the largest town in the district, with a population of 71,010.
Like many British government districts, Waveney was formed on the 1st April 1974, through a merger of the municipal boroughs of Beccles, Lowestoft and Southwold, as well as the Bungay and Halesworth urban districts, the Wainsford Rural District and part of the Lothingland Rural District.
Being the largest town in the district by quite a significant margin, Lowestoft acts as the commercial hub for Waveney. Its coastal location has been the principal reason for its development, and until the 1960s, the fishing industry flourished in the town.
The beaches in Lowestoft are also very popular amongst tourists, who come to take part in watersports, bathing and general recreation. There are two piers, as well as Theme Park and other tourist facilities.
Aside from tourism, the modern economy in Lowestoft is strong, and notable employers include Birds Eye frozen foods, who employ around 700 people. The town has also become a centre for renewable energy development, with firms such as Orbis Energy and Associated British Ports having presence in the area.
In terms of transport, the area has good transport links, but again, Lowestoft accommodates the majority of these facilities. Lowestoft railway station is located in the centre of the town, and is within walking distance from the beach and the town centre. It is based on the Wherry Line and the East Suffolk Line, and consequently there are services to Norwich, Ipswich as well as nearby Beccles.
The main road in the town is the A12, which runs from London to Great Yarmouth, and passes through the town centre.