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Conveyancing in Rushden

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Buying a house in Rushden

Part of the East Midlands, Rushden is a town within the county of Northamptonshire. It has a population of around 30,000, and a good selection of properties ranging from affordable terraces near the centre of town to detached family homes on the edge of the surrounding countryside. At My Home Move Conveyancing we provide a specialist, fixed fee conveyancing service. We can help you find your perfect home in Rushden, having developed our knowledge and expertise of property markets like this since 2001.

When buying or selling property in Rushden, 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 makes moving home easier for you. We combine an innovative use of technology with unrivalled experience and a positive, dedicated approach to what we do. Our conveyancing service comes for a fixed fee, so you can plan for exactly how much you’re going to pay from the start. There are no extra hidden charges to worry about when we act as your Rushden conveyancers. For complete peace of mind, if you don’t end up moving, you won’t have to pay us a thing in legal fees.

We’ll assign you a dedicated conveyancer who’ll take care of 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, allowing you to check on your move status 24 hours a day. At My Home Move Conveyancing we’re proud to supply our conveyancing services in Rushden to customers looking for a variety of homes across the area, including in the town centre, by Rushden Hall Park and in neighbourhoods like Higham Ferrers.

Local statistics

The average house price in East Northamptonshire is £210,847, while the overall average sale price in Rushden during the past 12 months was a bit lower than this at £195,778. Most sales in this period involved terraced properties, which went for an average of £155,507, while semis fetched £188,357 and detached houses £287,470.

 

Essential info

The local authority responsible for properties is East Northamptonshire Council. They can be contacted on 01832 742 000 or at the following address:

East Northamptonshire Council Cedar Drive
Thrapston
Northamptonshire
NN14 4LZ

The local area

Rushden is associated with a number of industries which have brought growth to the town over the years, including lacemaking, farming and shoemaking. There was more than a hundred boot and shoe factories in the area in the middle of the 20th century, with services provided to a number of defence departments around the world, including the British Army. Only a few of these factories now remain, with some having been converted into flats and apartments. The town centre has undergone a programme of regeneration over recent years, improving the appeal of the shops to both locals and visitors.

Rushden sits on the A6 road between Kettering and Bedford, while Northampton isn’t far away to the west. Here you can pick up the M1 motorway, while the A1(M) passes to the east of town. One of the biggest towns in England which doesn’t have its own railway station, the closest is around five miles away in Wellingborough, although there are plans to build a station in Rushden itself. Services to London’s St Pancras station take around 50 minutes from Wellingborough, so if you don’t mind a quick drive as well as a train in the morning, Rushden is a viable commuter town.

There’s a decent selection of schools in the area to choose between for your children, including Whitefriars Junior, Denfield Park Primary and Higham Ferrers Junior for younger pupils. The Ferrers Specialist Arts College and Rushden Academy are among the local options at secondary level.

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

Council tax band A

Property value range

up to £40,000

Council tax charge

£1,127.46

Council tax band B

Property value range

£40,001 - £52,000

Council tax charge

£1,315.37

Council tax band C

Property value range

£52,001 - £68,000

Council tax charge

£1,503.29

Council tax band D

Property value range

£68,001 - £88,000

Council tax charge

£1,691.20

Council tax band E

Property value range

£88,001 - £120,000

Council tax charge

£2,067.03

Council tax band F

Property value range

£120,001 - £160,000

Council tax charge

£2,442.84

Council tax band G

Property value range

£160,001 - £320,000

Council tax charge

£2,818.66

Council tax band H

Property value range

£320,001 and above

Council tax charge

£3,382.40

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

9am

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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