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Buying a house in Tynemouth

Residing at the mouth of the River Tyne, it shouldn’t take long to figure out where Tynemouth gets its name from. With a population of approximately 70,000 including North Shields and Cullercoats, Tynemouth is located in the county of Tyne & Wear in the northeast of England.

At My Home Move Conveyancing we continuously develop our knowledge of local property markets like Tynemouth, allowing us to offer our clients a specialist, fixed fee conveyancing service.

If you are looking to buy or sell property in Tynemouth, you’ll need to instruct a lawyer to carry out the legal work on your behalf.

My Home Move Conveyancing can bring you award winning customer service, innovative use of technology and expertise of the local area. Our fixed fee conveyancing service comes without any hidden extra costs, meaning you’ll know exactly how much you’re going to pay from the outset when we act as your Tynemouth conveyancers. Moreover, if you don’t end up moving, you won’t have to pay us anything.

Each of our clients is assigned a dedicated conveyancer, who will look after your case from start to finish, providing you with a consistent point of contact and regular updates on progress. At My Home Move Conveyancing we are proud to supply our conveyancing services in Tynemouth to customers purchasing a range of properties across the area, from 17th and 18th century cottages around the castle to seafront Victorian town houses and 20th century family homes in Cullercoats.

Local statistics

The average house price in Tyne and Wear is £107,245, while the overall average sale price in Tynemouth over the past 12 months was significantly higher than this at £268,254.

Most sales in the area involved flats, which went for an average price of £171,995. Terraced and semi-detached properties sold the same number, fetching an average of £335,500 and £342,529 respectively, while the small number of detached properties averaged at £538,334.

Essential info

The local authority responsible for properties is North Tyneside Council. They can be contacted on 0345 2000 101 or at the following address:

North Tyneside Council
Quadrant
The Silverlink North
Cobalt Business Park
North Tyneside
NE27 0BY

The local area

The headland that overlooks the mouth of the Tyne means that the area has held strategic value as far back as the Iron Age, and also encompasses Roman occupation and importance up to the Second World War. The centre of town boasts an array of popular pubs, cafes and restaurants, while the town’s beaches and excellent surfing bring a wonderful outdoors feel to Tynemouth.

The town is well connected to nearby Newcastle, with the Metro service taking just over 20 minutes to reach the city, making Tynemouth great for commuting. The A1 road is around 20 minutes from town, with a journey to Sunderland taking around half an hour and Durham 40 minutes. Newcastle Airport lies less than 15 miles away by road; a trip that can be done in around 45 minutes with the Metro.

There are some excellent schools in the area for families with children to contemplate, with primary options including Percy Park Road’s Priory Primary, St Mary’s Roman Catholic Primary and Waterville Primary. Choices at secondary level include John Spence Community High and Marden High, while nearby Whitley Bay High School is also highly rated. Newcastle University is a great option for higher education, found just a short Metro ride away from Tynemouth. 

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

Council tax band A

Property value range

up to £40,000

Council tax charge

£1,141.87

Council tax band B

Property value range

£40,001 - £52,000

Council tax charge

£1,332.18

Council tax band C

Property value range

£52,001 to £68,000

Council tax charge

£1,522.49

Council tax band D

Property value range

£68,001 - £88,000

Council tax charge

£1,712.80

Council tax band E

Property value range

£88,001 to £120,000

Council tax charge

£2,093.42

Council tax band F

Property value range

£120,001 to £160,000

Council tax charge

£2,474.04

Council tax band G

Property value range

£160,001 - £320,000

Council tax charge

£2,854.66

Council tax band H

Property value range

£320,001 and above

Council tax charge

£3,425.60

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