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Conveyancing in Hampshire

49 cases completed in Hampshire in the past 12 months

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Buying a house in Hampshire

Commonly abbreviated to Hants, Hampshire is a county on the south coast of England. One of the most popular counties to live in with over 1.3 million inhabitants, there’s a huge range of property across Hampshire to suit all kinds of tastes and budgets. At My Home Move Conveyancing we’ve been developing our knowledge of property markets like Hampshire’s since 2001, allowing us to bring our clients in the area an outstanding, specialist conveyancing service.

When buying or selling property in Hampshire, you’ll need the services of property lawyers to help you complete the necessary legal work.

My Home Move Conveyancing offers an award winning level of customer service, which will make moving home easier for you. We combine an innovative use of technology with unrivalled experience and a dedicated, positive approach to our work. Our conveyancing service comes for a fixed fee, so you can plan for exactly how much you’re going to pay. There are no extra hidden costs to worry about when we act as your Hampshire conveyancers. For added peace of mind, if you don’t end up completing, you won’t have to pay us anything in legal fees.

We’ll assign you a dedicated conveyancer who will oversee your case from start to finish, providing you with a consistent point of contact and regular progress updates. You’ll also have access to your account online as part of our market-leading service. At My Home Move Conveyancing we’re proud to supply our conveyancing services in Hampshire to customers purchasing a variety of homes across the area, including properties in Southampton, Portsmouth and Basingstoke as well as popular spots such as Winchester.

Local statistics

The average house price in Hampshire is £299,950. Detached properties cost the most at an average of £487,810, while semis cost £300,654. Terraces cost £242,083 and flats £174,568.

Essential info

The local authority responsible for properties is Hampshire County Council. They can be contacted on 0300 555 1375 or at the following address:

Hampshire County Council
The Castle
Winchester
Hampshire
SO23 8UJ

The local area

Hampshire takes its name from the old settlement of Hamtun, which is now the city of Southampton. The largest county in South East England, it has a range of natural attractions including an array of seaside resorts and two national parks, the New Forest and the South Downs. With a strong maritime history, Hampshire boasts two of Europe’s biggest ports along its coastline, Southampton and Portsmouth.

There are good transport links around Hampshire, which has a wide range of rail services connecting its towns and cities. If you want to get to London, services from Winchester take just over an hour, while it’s another 20 minutes from Southampton and 20 minutes more from Portsmouth. The M3 motorway connects Southampton and other parts of Hampshire to the capital, while the M27 and A3(M) are other major roads in the county. If you want to go on holiday, Southampton has its own airport, while places in the northeast of the county are conveniently located for Heathrow Airport.

When it comes to education, Hampshire has a great choice of facilities. There’s a huge number of primary and secondary schools to choose between, while there are around 25 independent schools and 15 further education colleges. If you’re looking for higher education facilities, there are four universities in Hampshire; Southampton, Southampton Solent, Portsmouth and Winchester.

All properties in Hampshire will fall within one of the following council tax bands.

Council tax band A

Property value range

Up to and including £40,000

Council tax charge

£1,003.20

Council tax band B

Property value range

£40,001 - £52,000

Council tax charge

£1,170.41

Council tax band C

Property value range

£52,001 - £68,000

Council tax charge

£1,337.60

Council tax band D

Property value range

£68,001 - £88,000

Council tax charge

£1,504.81

Council tax band E

Property value range

£88,001 - £120,000

Council tax charge

£1,839.21

Council tax band F

Property value range

£120,001 - £160,000

Council tax charge

£2,173.62

Council tax band G

Property value range

£160,001 - £320,000

Council tax charge

£2,508.01

Council tax band H

Property value range

Over £320,000

Council tax charge

£3,009.62

About us

Established in 2001, we exclusively deal with the legal side of moving home. Last year alone, through our experienced conveyancers, we helped nearly 50,000 customers have a hassle-free experience. We are a truly national company, having completed transactions in each of the 109 postcode areas in England and Wales.

Our promise to you…

We understand that moving house can be stressful. So we make sure everything we do makes the process as easy and efficient as possible. We’ll give you an all inclusive fixed quote from the start so there won’t be any surprises. The price only changes if your instructions do.

You’ll have access to our unique, easy to use, online case management service to track your case. And dedicated conveyancing experts who’ll be on hand to guide you through the whole process.

We know you’re busy, so we’re open 8am until 8pm most weekdays, and open at weekends too!

Finally, if your move falls through, through no fault of your own, we won’t charge you a penny in legal fees.

Multiple industry awards

See why our unique conveyancing service (My Home Move and its wholly owned law firm) has been recognised as an industry leading, award-winning conveyancing company.

Best Legal Services Provider

Future of Legal Services Innovation

Most Innovative Use of Technology

Best Conveyancing Provider

National Conveyancing Firm of the Year

Best Legal Services Provider

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What's involved

Once you have your offer accepted, it’s time to get the ball rolling on legally transferring the ownership to you. Here’s how we do things at My Home Move Conveyancing.

First, your estate agents will send us a copy of the Memorandum of sale, which provides the details of the property, the amount offered and the name of the sellers and buyers and their conveyancers. You will be asked to complete your details and provide to us your instructions along with primary ID such as a passport or driving licence and proof of residence in the form of a bank statement/utility bill.

Read our Home Buying Process guide

If you are selling a house, you will need a Conveyancer to act for you – that’s where we come in!

You will be asked by us to complete your details and provide your instructions along with primary ID such as a passport or driving licence and proof of residence in the form of a bank statement/utility bill. You will also be asked to fill in a Property Information form including some specific details about the property, its boundaries, any alterations to the property etc. If you have any additional paperwork such as planning permissions or notices, then these will be required by us to send with the contract papers. We will also ask you to complete a Fixtures, Fittings and Contents form to say what you will be taking and leaving behind. If the property is leasehold, you will be asked for information about who you pay ground rent and services charges to…

Read our Home Selling Process guide

After we have received your instructions to act we will check the legal issues and title to your property to ensure it offers a satisfactory security for your new lender, as this is the essence of a mortgage.

We will also check the amounts outstanding on any current mortgage registered on the property as these will have to be repaid at completion. The amounts will be confirmed with you.

Usually, we will not carry out Local, Drainage or Mining (if appropriate) searches as we will put in place an insurance which will protect your lender. This is less expensive for you and quicker. Some lenders still require that searches are made and will not rely on insurance. If this is the case the searches will have to be made and the cost will show on the Financial Statement sent to you.

At about the same time that you receive your Mortgage Offer we receive a copy together with the lender’s instructions to act for them. We will consider the Offer to ensure that we do those things required of us as the solicitors and to check what other conditions have to be satisfied.

We will then send you the Mortgage Deed to sign and any other documentation that may be required by your lender. We shall need to have this back from you as soon as possible and certainly by the day before we complete. Otherwise there will be a delay.

You need to check that the Mortgage Offer is acceptable to you. For example, is the mortgage amount and mortgage product correct? Is it the correct method of repayment? Are there any early repayment fees?

We target a completion date for 7 days after we receive our copy of the Mortgage Offer but our being able to complete depends on the terms of the Offer and any peculiarities of your transaction.

If the new mortgage amount is less than the amount we have to pay to your existing lender, we will ask for the difference from you, before the completion date.

Following completion we deal with the registration formalities to ensure the mortgage security is perfected for your lender and any deeds will then be sent to your lender for safe-keeping.

Note – If your property is leasehold, we also:

Request your landlord to confirm that all ground rent, service charges and insurance premiums (if applicable) have been paid to date and that there is no known breach of the lease.

Have to approve the wording of the lease.

Have to serve on the landlord a notice of discharge of your existing mortgage and a notice that a new mortgage has been given to your new lender.

Read our Remortgaging Process guide

Get in touch

Quotation Team

If you would like to discuss a quotation you have received please call our Quotation Team on

0333 234 4425

Monday - Tuesday

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7pm

Wednesday - Friday

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5pm

Conveyancing Team

If you would like to speak to someone about your case please call our Conveyancing Team on

0333 234 4396

Monday - Thursday

8am

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8pm

Friday

8am

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7pm

Saturday

9am

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4pm

Sunday

10am

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3pm