Choosing a Conveyancing Solicitor

Whether you are buying, selling, remortgaging or transferring equity in your home, your solicitor will handle all the legal elements of the transaction for a fixed fee. This will include conducting searches, preparing contracts and dealing with all post-purchase requirements including HMLR registration and Stamp Duty Land Tax. They will also handle any issues specific to the area such as flooding risk from the Severn and Avon rivers or radon gas.Source: haitchconvey.com.au

How do I choose a conveyancer Thornbury?

A good conveyancer will be approachable and willing to discuss your options in a clear and concise manner, making the process as simple as possible. They will be able to answer any questions you might have about your property transaction and provide you with all the documentation you need.

This includes a full breakdown of all fees and disbursements, such as Local Authority searches, Stamp Duty and an indemnity policy. Some firms hide these additional charges in their terms and conditions, so it is important to check carefully before choosing a conveyancer.

If you are buying with a mortgage, it is essential to choose a conveyancing solicitor that is on your lender’s panel. This will speed up the process and reduce the chances of any delays. Our panel solicitors work with 99% of all UK lenders and have built relationships with them over time, ensuring a smooth completion for your property purchase.

If you are buying a house with your partner, it’s worth remembering that even if you haven’t got married or entered into a civil partnership, you will still be legally entitled to 50% of the property, regardless of who has paid more towards the deposit or mortgage payments. It’s important to get legal advice from a property lawyer, who can guide you through the process of purchasing a property with a non-married partner.