We've put together some useful articles to help explain some of the more frequently asked questions and queries around conveyancing and moving house.
WHAT ARE CONVEYANCING SEARCHES?
When purchasing a property it is important to find out as much background information as possible about your chosen property. Conveyancing searches are carried out, instructed by your solicitor, to be able to provide you with this information.
CAN YOU DO YOUR OWN CONVEYANCING?
Conveyancing is a fairly complicated legal process and, whilst it can be done by individuals with little to no experience it often takes longer than if handled by a professional which can lead to issues with the process.
HOW TO FIND A CONVEYANCING SOLICITOR
Finding a good conveyancing solicitor is important. You want to make sure you hire a professional individual or company who are not only good value but who are good to work with and complete your process with the minimum of fuss.
CONVEYANCING FOR NEW BUILDS
New build conveyancing is often one of the most complicated conveyancing processes due to an increased chance of things going wrong.
WHAT IS FIXED FEE CONVEYANCING
Fixed fee conveyancing is where, instead of charging an hourly rate, a solicitor will provide a pre-agreed price for all of the legal work that is required for your conveyancing process.
WHAT IS ONLINE CONVEYANCING?
Online conveyancing refers to when your licenced conveyancer or conveyancing solicitor has an online case management system rather than (or in addition to) the traditional business model.
WHAT ARE CONVEYANCING DISBURSEMENTS?
Conveyancing disbursements are fees which your solicitor will pay on your behalf for services other than the legal services they provide. Disbursements typically include conveyancing searches and Stamp Duty Land Tax.
We know that moving home is a costly exercise. Not only do you have to be prepared to pay the huge amount for the property itself there are many other additional costs that are associated with moving home.