Understanding the conveyancing process
The first step to conveyancing is instructing a solicitor
This is usually followed by receipt of a client care letter. This is to help you make an informed decision, understand your responsibilities and due costs. The CCL sets out how much you will pay for our conveyancing service as well as terms of business.
Our moving home solicitors in Southampton are highly experienced and will ensure you are well-informed throughout the process.
You may need to send us funds for any searches or surveys you wish to have. Proof of identity checks are standard and required procedures and will need to be provided by the client.
If you are selling your property, your property solicitor will prepare the draft contract to be sent to the buyer’s conveyancing solicitor.
If you are the buyer in the transaction, we will obtain the draft contract on your behalf.
Obtaining deeds from Land Registry
Your Solicitor will need to obtain title deeds as required by the Land Registry. Information on the amount of an outstanding mortgage is also required.
Authorising Property Searches
Property searches are very important because they help identify potential problems with your property. There are various searches such as planning, environmental, flood risk and water and drainage, each providing you with information about your property.
Sending your property report
Once all the searches are done, you will be sent a detailed report of your property as well as your mortgage offer.
You will be asked to send us a per cent of the purchase price if you are buying a property. The deposit is needed for exchange of contracts
Arranging a completion date
On exchange of contracts, the deposit will be sent to your seller’s solicitor and your mortgage lender will pay your mortgage advance.
If you are a buyer, you will collect your keys from the estate agents.
For clients requesting removal van services, our team at David Ebert can assist you.
Paying stamp duty is the final step of the home ownership process.
You can trust in our solicitors
We will carry out extensive due diligence and keep you updated throughout the way.
Do I need a conveyancing solicitor near me?
Although we are based in Southampton, we can handle all the legal and administrative aspects that come with conveyancing.
Most of conveyancing is handled without ever a need to meet your solicitor face-to-face.
You can contact us via form, post or even phone and we will be sure to assist you with any query.