Conveyancing is the legal name given to house buying and selling and has subsidised many a solicitors firm over the years. Conveyancing is the practise in ensuring that a property buyer is going to receive the ‘title’ to the land and so the seller is the owner and has the legal right to sell the property. Conveyancing ensures there is no factor that would prevent the mortgage or re-sale from going through. Fixed fee conveyancing prices ensure a fixed price so no unexpected surprises are going to occur, keeping the move as stress as possible.
It will involve the exchange of contracts and the legal completion of title passes. Part of the process will be the solicitor ensuring that you have good title and so will then arrange the contracts on your behalf. As well as applying to personal property transfers it can also apply to the movement of bulk commodities such as electricity, sewerage and gas or even water.
The stress of a move is never something we look forward so the added pressure of picking a good legal team can result in added stress. It’s advisable to ask around your network of friends to see if they’ve any experience and so recommendations. When choosing a solicitor to carry out conveyancing on your behalf don’t automatically go with the first quote, get a few quotes and research the firm as much as possible. [Read more...]