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The prospect of selling your current house can be daunting.
Our dependable conveyancing solicitors can take the hassle out of selling. We deal with all the necessary legal matters, leaving you free to focus on the excitement of relocating.
The legalities of selling a property
There are several stages involved in the conveyancing process for sellers. Your conveyancing solicitor will need to:
● carry out proof of identity checks● ask you to complete property information and fitting and contents forms● obtain your property’s title deeds from the deeds holder,● confirm any amount outstanding on your existing mortgage● draft the sales contract and supporting documentation, and send to the buyer’s solicitor● answer any enquiries raised by the buyer’s solicitor● agree a completion date with the buyer and exchange contracts● organise completion● handle funds, including discharging any mortgage and paying the estate agent
Hanson Woods Solicitors are here to ensure your sale goes smoothly from beginning to end.
During the conveyancing process, the buyer’s solicitor will make enquiries to reveal any potential problems with the property. It is important to answer enquiries openly – otherwise, you could face legal trouble down the line. Your solicitor will help you to answer queries and resolve any issues that emerge. Common enquiries raised by the buyer’s solicitor may include the condition of the house, maintenance, restrictions and neighbour disputes.
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Although you may be excited for your next property venture, it is unlikely that you are looking forward to selling your current property. The process can feel overwhelming, and you may fear that a legal mistake could cost you the sale, as well as the time and money you have invested in it.
Our conveyancing solicitors are meticulous in their work and make sure everything is properly handled. We protect you from any legal complications, either before or after the sale.
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