Residential Conveyancing

Buying and Selling Property

Let us guide you through the confusion and complexity involved in residential conveyancing for buying and selling your house.

Our conveyancing Partner is responsible for our team of experienced residential conveyancers, offering you a fast, efficient service.

We recommend that you contact us as soon as possible after you have decided on a property you wish to buy.

Benefit from our local knowledge with independent advice regarding surveys, valuations, deposits, estate agents and other matters you need to consider.

A residentail conveyancing solicitor hands over the property key to a home buyer

We can also advise on;

  • Re-Mortgaging your Property
  • Transfers of Equity

Need More Information?

For further queries or questions on residential property conveyancing please contact Caroline Thompson.  Alternatively if you wish to obtain a breakdown of the costs involved in a sale or purchase, please contact  Guy Thompson.

Related Residential Conveyancing Sections

Sale Fees

Purchase Fees

Remortgage Fees

What is Conveyancing and Why is it Important?

Conveyancing is the legal process of transferring ownership of a property from one person to another. It involves a range of tasks, including searches, contracts, and the exchange of funds. The process is typically carried out by a conveyancer or solicitor who acts on behalf of the buyer or seller. Conveyancing is important because it ensures that the transfer of ownership is legally binding.  This protects both parties involved in the transaction.

The role of a conveyancer.

A conveyancer is a person who specialises in property law and is responsible for overseeing the legal aspects of a property transaction. They act as an intermediary between the buyer and seller, ensuring that all legal requirements are met and that the transfer of ownership is completed smoothly. The conveyancer conducts searches to ensure that there are no adverse legal issues associated with the property, prepare and review documents, and handle the exchange of funds. It is important to choose a reputable and experienced conveyancer to ensure a successful property transaction.

Searches and checks conducted during conveyancing.

One of the most important aspects of the conveyancing process is conducting searches and checks to ensure that there are no adverse legal issues associated with the property. These searches may include checking for any planning or building regulations, environmental issues and drainage.   It will depend where the property is located as to whether mining and other specific searches are undertaken.  It is important to conduct these searches thoroughly to avoid any potential issues or disputes down the line.

The importance of conveyancing for a successful property transaction.

Conveyancing is a crucial aspect of any property transaction, whether you are buying or selling. It involves a range of legal and administrative tasks that ensure the transfer of ownership is completed smoothly and legally. Without proper conveyancing, there is a risk of disputes, legal issues and financial losses. By working with a qualified conveyancer, you can ensure that all necessary checks and searches are conducted, and that the transaction is completed in a timely and efficient manner.


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