Conveyancing Solicitors

Moving home can be exciting and life-changing but it can also be stressful and the last thing you should be worried about are the legal complexities involved with buying and/or selling your house. Our conveyancing solicitors will work closely with you to understand your priorities and progress things efficiently to deliver a smooth and effective service. You can come and meet with one of our conveyancing solicitors at your convenience in our Newbury, Thatcham or Maidenhead office.

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What is conveyancing?

Conveyancing is the term for the legal process of transferring one person’s property (the seller) to another (the buyer). A conveyancing specialist will lead the process. The specialist could be a solicitor, legal executive or a licensed conveyancer.

What are the key matters conveyancing solicitors deal with?

When should I instruct my conveyancing solicitors?

You should look for a legal expert who specialises in conveyancing early on. By looking early you can ensure you gain support from a trusted advisor during the stressful period of moving house.

Once you have put in an offer (usually through an estate agent) you should have your particular conveyancing specialist identified as once the offer has been accepted you will need to instruct them and give their details to the estate agent.

How much will it cost to use conveyancing solicitors?

To calculate an immediate estimate of the cost of your move, please use our online e-quote facility below.

Our full pricing policy can be found here.

How long does conveyancing take?

The conveyancing process typically takes 8-10 weeks from receiving the initial contract papers to completion of the sale or purchase. It is important to wait until ‘exchange of contracts’ before making concrete arrangements for moving as issues further up a chain or otherwise out of your control may delay the process.

What does the conveyancing process involve?

Put simply the following gives an idea of what conveyancing looks like from start to finish:

Are you a first time buyer?

Buying a property for the first time can be an exciting yet daunting process with many things to consider. If you are considering making your first purchase you should read our First time buyer – What do I need to know? page which includes our top tips and answers to some of the most frequently asked questions we receive from clients.

For more information on how we can help you if you are buying or selling your house, please contact one of our conveyancing specialists in our Newbury, Thatcham or Maidenhead office below.

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