The buyer’s conveyancing solicitor will than check all the paperwork and contract, and make further checks regarding the property. Any concerns at this stage will be passed back to the seller’s solicitor’s for clarification.
A survey is the next thing that can be organised by the buyer’s solicitor. This is not always obligatory if it is a cash sale, but it is highly recommended to check the state of the property and the surrounding land.
Solicitors can then negotiate terms on the draft contract, and once each party is happy the contract can be made official and each party can sign a copy in readiness for the exchange.