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Conveyancing in Sudbury

25 cases completed in Sudbury in the past 12 months

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Buying a house in Sudbury

Sitting on the bank of the River Stour, Sudbury is a small market town in Suffolk. Found in the county’s Babergh district, it has a population of around 13,000 and some lovely properties in the local area. At My Home Move Conveyancing we’ve been developing our knowledge of housing markets like the one in Sudbury since 2001, allowing us to bring a specialist, fixed fee conveyancing service to our clients in the town.

When buying or selling property in Sudbury, 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 less stressful for you. We deliver the highest standards of expertise with the quickest completion time, and we’re at the forefront of developing conveyancing technology. Our service comes for a fixed fee, so you can budget for exactly how much you’ll pay from the start. There are no extra hidden costs to worry about when we act as your Sudbury conveyancers. We also operate a ‘no completion – no fee’ policy for complete peace of mind, so if you don’t end up moving for some reason, you won’t have to pay us anything in legal fees.

We’ll assign you a dedicated conveyancer who’ll take care of your case from start to finish. You’ll have a consistent point of contact and regular updates on your progress, as well as access to your account online as part of our market-leading service. This gives you 24-hour access to your move status, so can check up on things at a time that’s convenient for you. At My Home Move Conveyancing we’re proud to supply our conveyancing services in Sudbury to customers looking for a variety of homes across the area, including in the town centre, close to the river and by the train station in the southeastern part of town.

Local statistics

The average house price in the district of Babergh is £270,814, while the overall average sale price in Sudbury during the past year was lower than this at £229,798. Most sales in this period involved terraced properties, which went for an average of £194,511, while semis fetched £243,606 and detached houses sold for £330,948.

Essential info

The local authority responsible for properties is Babergh District Council. They can be contacted on 0300 1234 000 or at the following address:

Babergh District Council
Corks Lane
Hadleigh
Suffolk
IP7 6SJ

The local area

The history of Sudbury as a settlement dates back to Anglo-Saxon times and the end of the eighth century, and the town was granted a market charter in the early part of the 11th century. After prospering during the years that followed thanks to its textile industries, Sudbury then became known for its art thanks to being the birthplace of painter Thomas Gainsborough. The town still holds a twice-weekly market to this day, and has plenty of modern amenities to cater for its residents. 

Sudbury is on the southern border of Suffolk where the county meets Essex, which means it’s quite well placed for getting to London compared to other places in the region. There are trains to the capital’s Liverpool Street station which take around an hour and 20 minutes, while the M11 motorway can be used if you’re travelling by car, after driving along the A131 and A120. The closet major airport to the town is Stansted, which is around 30 miles away. 

For families with young children, there’s a choice of primary schools in the area which includes Tudor CofE, St Joseph’s RC Primary and Woodhall Primary. Local secondary schools include Ormiston Sudbury Academy and Thomas Gainsborough School, which are both mixed schools with sixth forms attached. 

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

Council tax band A

Property value range

up to £40,000

Council tax charge

£1,160.19

Council tax band B

Property value range

£40,001 - £52,000

Council tax charge

£1,353.55

Council tax band C

Property value range

£52,001 - £68,000

Council tax charge

£1,546.92

Council tax band D

Property value range

£68,001 - £88,000

Council tax charge

£1,740.28

Council tax band E

Property value range

£88,001 - £120,000

Council tax charge

£2,127.01

Council tax band F

Property value range

£120,001 - £160,000

Council tax charge

£2,513.74

Council tax band G

Property value range

£160,001 - £320,000

Council tax charge

£2,900.47

Council tax band H

Property value range

£320,001 and above

Council tax charge

£3,480.56

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