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Conveyancing in Yeovil

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Buying a house in Yeovil

Located in the southwest of England, Yeovil is a town in the southern reaches of Somerset. With a population of around 45,000, there’s a good variety of housing to take a look, no matter what your budget is. At My Home Move Conveyancing we’ve been developing our knowledge of property markets like the one in Yeovil since 2001, allowing us to bring our clients in the area an outstanding, specialist conveyancing service.

When buying or selling property in Yeovil, you need to instruct property lawyers to carry out the legal work on your behalf.

My Home Move Conveyancing offers our clients in Yeovil an award winning level of customer service, forward-thinking use of technology and intimate knowledge of the local property market. There are no hidden extra costs to worry about with our fixed fee conveyancing service, which we deliver with passion, energy and professionalism. When you choose us as your Yeovil conveyancers, you’ll know exactly how much you’re going to pay from the start. We operate a ‘no completion – no fee’ policy for total peace of mind, so you won’t have to pay us anything in legal fees if you don’t end up moving.

We’ll assign you a dedicated conveyancer, who’ll take care of all aspects of your case right through to completion. You’ll have a consistent point of contact and regular, easy to understand updates. You’ll also get online access to your account, so you can upload documents and check up on your move status whenever you want. At My Home Move Conveyancing we get things right first time round, and are proud to assist homebuyers with our conveyancing services in Yeovil in places like the town centre, by the Pen Mill train station to the east and Yeovil Junction south of town, and in neighbourhoods like Crofton Park, Hollands and Preston Plucknett.

Local statistics

The average house price in the South Somerset district is £218,691, while the overall average sale price in Yeovil over the last 12 months was £199,684. Most sales in this period involved semi-detached properties, which went for an average of £191,443. Terraces fetched £160,483 and detached houses sold for £298,361.

Essential info

The local authority responsible for properties is South Somerset District Council. They can be contacted on 01935 462 462 or at the following address:

South Somerset District Council
Brympton Way
Yeovil
BA20 2HT

The local area

With archaeological evidence stretching back to palaeolithic times, Yeovil is a town with lots of history. It was built along an old Roman road, was included in the will of King Alfred the Great, and was recorded in the Domesday Book of 1086 as Givele. After becoming an important centre of the aircraft and defence industries, Yeovil was targeted for bombing in the Second World War. Nowadays the town has all the modern amenities you need, along with a range of open spaces including the Ninesprings country park. 

As Yeovil is in a rural part of England, it’s not the best spot in terms of getting to other places quickly. It’s some 30 miles to the closest motorway, which is the M5 that runs between Bristol and Exeter. There are two local train stations though, but it’ll take around two hours to get to Bristol and a little longer to get to London. If you’re going for a jaunt down to the south coast, Weymouth is around 50 minutes away by train. 

There are some good schools in the area for families with children to take into account, including Huish Primary, St Gildas Catholic Primary and Oaklands Primary. Preston School, which is a Business and Enterprise Academy, Westfield Academy and Bucklers Mead Academy are among the local secondary options, while Yeovil College provides further education facilities in the town. 

Some areas of Yeovil include parish precepts while others do not. Figures shown are for the central part of town, which includes parish fees.

Council tax band A

Property value range

up to £40,000

Council tax charge

£1,158.33

Council tax band B

Property value range

£40,001 - £52,000

Council tax charge

£1,351.40

Council tax band C

Property value range

£52,001 - £68,000

Council tax charge

£1,544.47

Council tax band D

Property value range

£68,001 - £88,000

Council tax charge

£1,737.51

Council tax band E

Property value range

£88,001 - £120,000

Council tax charge

£2,123.62

Council tax band F

Property value range

£120,001 - £160,000

Council tax charge

£2,509.74

Council tax band G

Property value range

£160,001 - £320,000

Council tax charge

£2,895.85

Council tax band H

Property value range

£320,001 and above

Council tax charge

£3,475.02

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