Conveyancing Advice

Looking for information to help with your move? Read some of our conveyancing articles.

Conveyancing Process

We want to help you understand the conveyancing process, especially as it can often seem like a complicated part of buying or selling a house. Read our conveyancing guides for advice every step of the way.

How long does conveyancing take?

Many first-time homebuyers are surprised when they learn how long the process of purchasing a property can actually take, with the time frame from first viewing a potential new home to finally moving in often measurable in terms of months rather than weeks.

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What does a conveyancer do?

When it comes to selling your home, it’s important to employ the services of a qualified conveyancing solicitor or licensed conveyancer who can deal with the legal aspects of the sale.

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What is a conveyancing solicitor?

It’s easy to underestimate the complexity and importance of the work undertaken during the “conveyancing” process – the legal process of transferring a property from one owner to another.

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Stages of the conveyancing process

Even for experienced property buyers, conveyancing can seem like a complicated process. Most property purchases follow a fairly standard series of steps with the whole journey, from instructing your conveyancer to moving into your new home, typically taking between 8 and 12 weeks. Our guide will help you understand the process.

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How long do searches take?

If you are moving home, you will want to find out how long local authority searches take to process. Find out the time it takes for searches to be returned and the kind of local search results that are carried out when you buy or sell a house.

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Online conveyancing

If it’s your first time buying property, “conveyancing” is one of those jargon terms whose meaning may not be immediately obvious when you first come across it. Conveyancing is the legal process of transferring a property from one owner to another. In practical terms this procedure is carried out by a solicitor or licensed conveyancer – a property lawyer who, alongside the estate agent, the mortgage lender and the seller’s own solicitor, forms a vital part of the home-buying process.

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A complete guide to conveyancing

If you are buying or selling a house, you will need a property lawyer. We have pulled together a range of helpful tips and advice to help you find a regulated conveyancer and explain everything you need to know about conveyancing in the UK.

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Conveyancing in London

Need to find a conveyancing solicitor in London? We give you guidance on what to look for when searching for a conveyancing solicitor in London, including feedback from our users

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A guide to Stamp Duty

Read our guide on Stamp Duty and understand the costs of buying a home.

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