As your agent, we will assist your solicitor and negotiate throughout the process keeping you informed every step of the way and ensuring every party is keeping the transaction progressing. We will do everything we can to resolve any problems that you incur along the way.
Yes. It is a good idea to use a solicitor who knows the area that you’re moving to and who specialises in conveyancing. An efficient and experienced solicitor can significantly help with a speedy and successful purchase of a property.
Your solicitor will request all the relevant searches, review the leasehold and freehold documentation and advise on any anomalies. They will be involved in advising your lender on the suitability of their security.
If my offer is accepted will the property still be viewed by others?
This is dependent on the conditions of the offer and the seller’s wishes.
Exchange of contracts occurs when all enquiries have been confirmed and agreed. Once the contract has been signed by both parties the deposit (usually 10% of the purchase price) will be transferred or paid in the form of a banker’s draft from your solicitor to the seller’s solicitor.
The Property Ombudsman provides a free, fair and independent arbitration service. Estate agents that have signed up to this Code of Practice are required to provide additional consumer protection that goes beyond that required by the law.