Conveyancing fees explained

A lot of property buyers, if not already, become sticklers for detail when they embark on their journey to homeownership and for good reason. Having a detailed understanding of your outgoings and the costs involved can make a large amount of money being spent on a home seem less overwhelming. From your deposit to a…

Conveyancing searches (Property searches) part 2

As we previously discussed in our first conveyancing searches article there are several searches your licensed conveyancer will undertake in their preliminary research on the property you’re purchasing. While these can uncover a great deal of information about the property, your conveyancer may recommend additional searches to check against any unseen risks against the property….

Conveyancing searches (property searches)

When it comes to buying a property, before you exchange on it and therefore are legally bound to complete the transaction, your licensed conveyancer will endeavour to find out as much about it as possible. These enquiries are known as ‘searches’ and will hopefully paint a picture about the property itself, the land it lays…

DIY Conveyancing

Moving home is a huge financial expense and many buyers and sellers will do their due diligence to look at all the associated costs to try and find ways in which they can save money on their move. While many wouldn’t consider taking on the legal transfer of ownership of a property themselves – for…

When to instruct a conveyancer

The purchase and sale of a property is very much a case of spinning lots of plates and it can feel overwhelming at times. There’s no clear cut road map at which point you have to do something but having a basic understanding of the various milestones along the journey will help keep things on…

How digitisation has moved conveyancing into the 21st century

Nowadays you can do almost everything online – food shopping, clothes shopping, buy a car, and even a house. But what about the legal aspect of a property purchase? Up until recently, this was still very much a traditional industry whereby customers would select a firm local to them and the process was all pretty…

New guidelines for property moves during the COVID-19 outbreak

As with most industries, the property market has succumbed to the effects of COVID-19 and has recently had new guidance put in place to protect all parties involved. To help you understand what that means check out our guide right here. The main take-home advice is that there is no need to pull out of…

Things that could go wrong in a conveyancing transaction

As with any legal transaction, the reality is that there are things that could go wrong during the conveyancing process. While maintaining a level head is wise during this emotional process it’s always best to be armed with the knowledge to know what could go wrong and if possible, what you can do to resolve…