Once your offer is accepted, you can appoint a solicitor to handle conveyancing; (the legal process of passing ownership of a property from one person to another). The sooner in the process you do this, the more time you save and the quicker you can move in.
Why you must appoint a solicitor or conveyancer
Here’s a list of all the aspects of the sale your solicitor or conveyancer will cover:
Draw up contracts
Initiate searches which include, local authority, drainage and water, and environmental to find problems (if any) with the property
Raising inquiries with the other solicitors
Exchanging and negotiating contracts with the sellers solicitor
Transferring documents such as the title deed to your name
Financial transactions, including the transfer of funds, payment of taxes, and registration of the property in your name
How to choose Legal Representation
It’s easy to get a quote online, or simply speak to our award winning Solicitor Partners who can also provide you with a quote, and manage the entire process. Prices for legal representation can be between £800 -£1,800 and are normally paid out of the sale proceeds.