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Free Guide to Property Conveyancing

On February 11, 2014

Free Guide to Property Conveyancing

Peter Robinson & Co. knows that moving house can be a stressful time.

Whether you’re buying, selling or buying a property to rent out, chances are you will need a helping hand from a conveyancing professional.

This is why we have created our very own free guide to conveyancing, designed to take you through the conveyancing process step by step and help make it as straightforward as possible.

The Role of a Conveyancer

Conveyancing is the legal term given to the process of buying and selling a house or transferring ownership of the property. A conveyancer can be one of your biggest assets in ensuring the sale goes without a hitch.

Who uses Conveyancing?

If you are buying, selling or remortgaging a house you will need to undertake conveyancing.

Choosing the Right Conveyancer

It’s definitely worth taking the time to find a good conveyancing solicitor. Take the extra effort to locate a professional and experienced provider to ensure your conveyancing is conducted as swiftly and agreeably as possible.

Unfortunately there are some less-than-reputable providers out there, but with the right knowledge it’s easy to avoid them. Ask for recommendations when choosing a conveyancer by talking to friends or family who have bought a property in the area.

How Long Does Conveyancing Take?

This can vary depending on a great number of factors, however the average house conveyancing process should take between eight and twelve weeks.

Conveyancing Costs

The fee charged will vary from between locations and conveyancers in the same area.

Typically you will pay around £450 plus VAT for buying and £450 plus VAT for selling on a property priced up to £125,000. This rises to £650 plus VAT for properties up to £500,000.

The conveyancing fee is made up of the provider’s basic fee in addition to a list of itemised disbursements, which are fixed costs incurred by the provider, which are then passed onto you.

How We Can Help

By instructing the conveyancing team at Peter Robinson & Co., you can be confident that all the legal aspects of your property purchase or sale are being looked after, freeing you up to deal with other aspects of your house move.

Even if you are just looking for some advice, or an indication of how much you should budget to cover your conveyancing, feel free to contact us or pop in to see us for a no obligation quote.

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