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What is conveyancing?
Conveyancing is the legal work that is required when buying or selling a property. Conveyancing is the transfer of the legal title of the property from one person (the selling) to another (the buyer). The conveyancing process is split into two main parts, the first is the exchange of contracts where the terms of the deal are fixed and layout in writing, the second is called the Completion where the title of the property passes to the buyer.
The above is a very simplified explanation of the process, and conveyancing involves a lot more. The conveyancing process starts once you select your conveyancing company. They will then perform property searches which will provide you with detailed information about the property which you are buying, such as the history of the property and any local authority plans for the area. These searches will include disbursements which are third party expenses that your solicitor will have to pay out during the conveyancing process. The costs of these should be included in your conveyancing quote.
This is the document which states the conditions of the sale or purchase of the property in question.
The transfer deed is the legal document which contains details of the property and is used when the transfer of ownership from the seller to buyer is performed.
Your conveyancer will handle the entire legal process of the sale or purchase which will include handling contracts, giving legal advice, carrying out local council searches and dealing with the Land Registry and finally transferring funds to pay for your property.
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How long does conveyancing take when buying a house?
Conveyancing should take between 8 to 12 weeks, but can take much longer.
How much longer will depend on the following;
- How proactive the other parties are in the chain
- How quickly you send paper work to your conveyancer.
- How quickly you respond to questions from your conveyancer.
- How long the chain is. Example if no chain is usually much quicker.
- How quickly surveys are carried out.
- If you need a mortgage, how quickly mortgage valuation is completed.
- People on holiday without telling their solicitors or conveyancers
Buying or selling a property should not be overly complicated if all parties respond in a timely manner, but there are things you can do to speed up the process.
- Choose your conveyancer as soon as you can and get quote.
- Send all identity documents as soon as they are requested.
- The exchange and completion can be done on the same day if cash buyer
The buying and selling of property should not be a harrowing experience if you use property professionals and conveyancers who are providing this service day in and day out. So, for a no obligation online conveyancing quote to see how much we can save you, and speed up the conveyancing process.
Conveyancing Solicitor or Licensed Conveyancer?
Related to conveyancing the two are very similar, with the main difference being who they are regulated by. In England and Wales solicitors must be registered with the Law Society and are regulated by the (SRA) Solicitors Regulation Authority.
Licensed Conveyancers are also regulated, buy by the (CLC) Council for Licensed Conveyancers.
Before The 1985 Administration of Justice Act, you had little choice but to use a Conveyancing Solicitors. This act enabled Licensed Conveyancers to offer their services to home buyers and owners.
What’s the difference?
Solicitors are trained in a variety of legal fields, which can range from criminal law through to family law or litigation. When a solicitor has finished their training, they will normally be specialised in a particular area or areas of law.
Licensed Conveyancers are exclusively focused on property transactions and have to sit a number of exams and obtain qualification which are totally focused on property transactions.
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