Conveyancing is the legal process of transferring both property and mortgages from one property owner to another.
Conveyancing is required in order to ensure that the property you are selling is correctly recorded in the new purchaser’s name and transferred free of any mortgages and liabilities.
Although it is theoretically possible to carry out the legalities of your property sale yourself, instructing a professional conveyancer will ensure peace of mind.
When appointing the services of conveyancing solicitors you should always ensure the property lawyers have the relevant experience and are property specialists.
Countrywide are the biggest property conveyancers in England and Wales. To discuss your requirements contact our Countrywide conveyancing division or call 01614 527 457.
Once you have found a buyer for your property, your solicitor will manage the legalities of the transaction on your behalf.
Prior to exchange of contract your solicitor will:
As part of the exchange of contracts process, your solicitor will:
On the completion day your solicitor will:
When contracts have been exchanged, your estate agents will send an invoice to your property solicitors who will prepare a final completion statement for your approval. All fees due must be settled on completion.
This will detail all the monies to be received and paid, including the amounts required to redeem any mortgages on the completion date.
The Countrywide Conveyancing Division is the largest property conveyancing practice in England and Wales. With extensive opening hours and fixed upfront conveyancing fees, Countrywide can ensure your property transaction progresses smoothly. Contact our conveyancing services team or call 01614 527 457 to find out more.
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