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Conveyancing in Huddersfield

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Buying a house in Huddersfield

Located in West Yorkshire, Huddersfield is a large market town with a population of around 163,000 residents. It sits equally close to the bright lights of Leeds as it does to the rolling hills of the Peak District National Park, making it an attractive prospect if you’re looking to buy a home. At My Home Move Conveyancing, we’ve been expanding our knowledge of property markets like Huddersfield’s since 2001. This allows us to bring a quality, fixed fee conveyancing service to every one of our clients.

Our Conveyancing Service

• Fixed Fee Conveyancing
• No Move, No Fee
• Transparent Costs

If you want to buy or sell a home in Huddersfield, you’ll require the services of a property lawyer, who will complete all the necessary legal work on your behalf.

When you select My Home Move Conveyancing as your Huddersfield conveyancers, you’ll enjoy the best service in the business. Combining this with our innovative use of technology, we’re proud to deliver more completions each year than any of our competitors. Every service we offer is delivered to the highest standard and always comes fixed fee – so you’ll know exactly what you need to pay from the outset. Not to mention that, if you don’t end up completing for any reason, you won’t need to pay a thing.

Once you begin the process with us, we’ll assign you a dedicated conveyancer, who’ll act as your consistent point of contact from start to finish. They’ll provide regular updates, but you can check how things are moving along 24 hours a day, via your online account. At My Home Move Conveyancing, we’re delighted to supply our professional conveyancing service in Huddersfield to homebuyers throughout the area; whether you’re looking close to the town centre, in leafy Newsome, or in Golcar and Slaithwaite, which are located out towards the beautiful Pennines.

 

Local statistics

Over the last year, a typical property in Huddersfield sold for an average price of £171,548, a 3% on the increase on the 12 months before that. The most popular type of home were terraced houses, which sold for £121,542 on average, while semi-detached homes went for £166,461 and detached homes for £287,991.

Essential info

The local authority responsible for properties in the region is Kirklees Council. They can be contacted on 01484 221000, or at the following address:

Riverbank Court
Wakefield Road
Aspley
Huddersfield
HD5 9AA

 

The local area

At the heart of the thriving West Yorkshire Metro Area, Huddersfield enjoys the best of both worlds. With fast and easy access to cities like Leeds and Sheffield, yet a stone’s throw from the outstanding natural beauty of the Pennines, it’s easy to see why the town is a popular place to live, particularly for families. 

With the remains of two Roman forts nearby, the land that Huddersfield sits upon has been occupied for millennia. The town saw an industry boom thanks to the arrival of textile mills in the 1800s, and it’s this the area has to thank for its elegant Victorian architecture. 

Huddersfield is well connected in terms of transport, with the M62 skirting to the north of town and providing direct road access to the cities of Leeds, Manchester and beyond. There’s a well-sized railway station in the middle of town, with services running across the north, while the nearest airport is Leeds Bradford International. 

There’s certainly no shortage of schools nearby, with options including Mount Pleasant, Moorlands and St Patrick’s Catholic at primary level. Secondary schools include Newsome High School and Colne Valley High School, while the University of Huddersfield and Kirklees College are the area’s higher education options. 

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

Council tax band A

Property value range

up to £40,000

Council tax charge

£1,127.62

Council tax band B

Property value range

£40,001 - £52,000

Council tax charge

£1,315.56

Council tax band C

Property value range

£52,001 - £68,000

Council tax charge

£1,503.50

Council tax band D

Property value range

£68,001 - £88,000

Council tax charge

£1,691.44

Council tax band E

Property value range

£88,001 - £120,000

Council tax charge

£2,067.32

Council tax band F

Property value range

£120,001 - £160,000

Council tax charge

£2,443.20

Council tax band G

Property value range

£160,001 - £320,000

Council tax charge

£2,819.06

Council tax band H

Property value range

£320,001 and above

Council tax charge

£3,382.88

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

9am

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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