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Conveyancing in Woodbridge

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Buying a house in Woodbridge

Sitting just inland from the east coast of England on the western bank of the River Deben, Woodbridge is a town in Suffolk. With a relatively small population of around 8,000, property can be hard to come by in this East Anglian town. At My Home Move Conveyancing, we’ve been improving our knowledge of markets like the one in Woodbridge since 2001, allowing us to bring our clients in the area a quality, fixed fee conveyancing service.

You’ll need to instruct property lawyers to complete the legal work when you buy or sell property in Woodbridge.

Choose My Home Move Conveyancing to be your Woodbridge conveyancers and take advantage of our award winning customer service. We combine this with a revolutionary use of technology to deliver more completions per year than anyone else. Our market-leading conveyancing service comes for a fixed fee, and if you don’t end up moving for some reason, you won’t have to pay us anything thanks to our ‘no completion – no fee’ policy.

We’ll assign you a dedicated conveyancer, who’ll act on your behalf from start to finish. You’ll enjoy the benefits of a consistent point of contact, regular progress updates and a high level of expertise from someone who’s ready to go the extra mile for you. For your convenience, you’ll also have online access to your account so you can upload documents and check on things whenever you want. At My Home Move Conveyancing we’re pleased to supply our professional conveyancing services in Woodbridge to homebuyers across the local area, from those looking for something in the town centre, near the train station, or in nearby neighbourhoods such as Melton and Martlesham.

Local statistics

The average house price in the Suffolk Coastal district is £277,706, while the overall average sale price in Woodbridge was higher than this at £351,513 over the last year. Detached properties were involved in the most sales during this period, fetching an average price of £475,960. Semi-detached houses went for £291,267 and terraces for £266,377.

Essential info

The local authority responsible for properties is Suffolk Coastal District Council Council. They can be contacted on 01394 383 789 or at the following address:

Suffolk Coastal District Council
East Suffolk House
Station Road
Melton
Woodbridge
IP12 1RT

The local area

With human settlement in the local vicinity dating back thousands of years, the Romans held control of the Woodbridge area during their occupation of Britain. When they left in the fifth century, Woodbridge was a significant Anglo-Saxon settlement, the people who gave East Anglia its name. Sutton Hoo is an important Anglo-Saxon burial site close to Woodbridge, which contains a notable ship burial. If boats are your thing, there are facilities to enjoy the waters of the River Deben, which also offers lots of opportunities for great walks.

If you prefer to do your travel by road, Woodbridge lies on the A12 which heads north towards Lowestoft and Great Yarmouth, and south towards Ipswich. Less than ten miles away, trains to Ipswich take under 20 minutes. If you’re going on holiday, the nearest major airports are Norwich and Stansted, which are both around 50 miles away from Woodbridge.

If you have children to put through education, the choice of primary schools includes Woodbridge Primary, Kyson Primary and St Mary’s CofE. Farlingaye High School is the town’s only option at secondary level, providing education for pupils aged up to 18. Woodbridge School is a mixed independent school with junior and senior departments, while just over ten miles out of town in Framlingham you’ll find Thomas Mills High School.

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

Council tax band A

Property value range

up to £40,000

Council tax charge

£1,128.61

Council tax band B

Property value range

£40,001 - £52,000

Council tax charge

£1,316.71

Council tax band C

Property value range

£52,001 - £68,000

Council tax charge

£1,504.81

Council tax band D

Property value range

£68,001 - £88,000

Council tax charge

£1,692.91

Council tax band E

Property value range

£88,001 - £120,000

Council tax charge

£2,069.11

Council tax band F

Property value range

£120,001 - £160,000

Council tax charge

£2,445.31

Council tax band G

Property value range

£160,001 - £320,000

Council tax charge

£2,821.52

Council tax band H

Property value range

£320,001 and above

Council tax charge

£3,385.82

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

Open

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

Open

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