Residential Property Purchase

Whether you are buying or selling a residential Property, our solicitors have the necessary knowledge to ensure a smooth and efficient progress of your transaction.

Please contact us at an early stage, so that we could help you achieve the right structure, course and timing for your transaction. Our solicitors will make sure that you are aware of the main issues concerning the transaction before you commit yourself to doing the deal.

Furthermore, we offer you formation and incorporation services, advice on registering for VAT and taxation.

We deal with the legal aspects for the sale and purchase of freehold commercial properties.

Our fees include:

obtaining your title deeds and investigating whether there are any causes for concern
raising enquiries in regards to issues such as road works in the area, drainage and water enquiries,
asking general enquiries to the other party
preparing a draft contract
exchange contracts
draft purchase deed
raise any pre-completion searches
completion of the transaction
registering the title with the Land Registry

Key Stages In A Residential Purchase Process

Whilst below is contained a list of key stages involved in the process of residential buying, it is to be noted that precise stages of residential freehold property purchase may vary according to the circumstances.

Process starts from taking instructions and providing initial advice.
Discussion about your finances to fund purchase and contacting lender’s solicitors if required.
Contacting sellers’ solicitors to confirm instructions and asking for contract pack.
Receiving and advising on contract documentation received from sellers.
ordering pre-contract searches.
Perusing searches results and making any necessary enquiries with seller’s solicitor.
Perusal of mortgage offer and ensuring you are aware of special conditions if any contained within mortgage offer.
Receiving replies to enquiries and sending a report on title to you.
Sending approved contract documentation for execution by you.
Discussion about your preferred exchange and completion date and then agreeing the same with sellers.
Exchange of contracts and advising you of the same.
Arranging mortgage funds and sending you the completion statement to acquire balance to complete.
Completion of purchase and advising you of the same enabling you to collect keys.
Submission of and payment of Stamp Duty Land Tax.
Finally, submitting the registration application at Land Registry to get the proprietorship register changed into your name.

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