Thursfields understands that buying or selling a house is both an emotional and financial investment. We’ll work hard to ensure that you receive clear, practical guidance to help manage your move.

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Our Residential Conveyancing Services

Our residential conveyancing lawyers can help you with a range of services related to buying or selling properties. These include:

  • Buying a house, apartment or, plot of land
  • Selling a house, apartment or plot of land
  • Buying a second property
  • Buying a buy to let property
  • Buying or selling your property portfolio
  • Buying an investment property
  • Buying a retirement property
  • Selling inherited property

Whether you’re buying or selling a freehold or leasehold property, our team will provide expert advice every step of the way.

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Residential Property Conveyancing Made Easy

Thursfields’ solicitors have experience in all aspects of residential conveyancing. Whether you’re buying or selling a property, our specialist team is committed to making the conveyancing process as straightforward as possible.

We give clear, practical advice that cuts through the legal jargon and clarifies the steps towards completion. With our guidance, you can focus on the practical side of your move, secure in the knowledge that you have our expertise to draw upon at any point and your best interests are being taken care of.

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The Conveyancing process is part of buying or selling a home. As one of the long-established and reputable law firms in the West Midlands, Thursfields are able to help guide you through the step-by-step process. Our Brochure also breaks down this process for you, helping you understand the process in more detail.

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Residential Property Conveyancing

Each conveyancing process brings its own set of challenges. Local search will reveal possible complications such as local area planning applications and will also determine whether roads are maintained privately, or by the council. Similarly, drainage searches will reveal who is responsible for drain maintenance, while environmental searches could highlight incidents of flooded or contaminated land. As a result of these, and other, potential challenges, it’s important to take legal advice that addresses your unique circumstances.

We’ll adapt our strategy to suit your requirements. We are rigorous in our approach and will look to ensure that your conveyancing process is made clear and hassle-free from start to finish. If you need advice about the complexities of freehold and leasehold, we can help you to understand your options and make an informed decision.

Whether you’re buying, selling, or extending your lease, we’ll ensure that you receive tailored advice. If you have any questions or concerns about any aspect of your house move, we’ll be on hand every step of the way.

Helping You Plan for the Future

Because buying and selling a house represents a significant life event, it’s advisable to ensure your important documentation such as wills and power of attorneys are up-to-date, and your plans for inheritance tax and wealth management remain fit for purpose. We offer specialist guidance to help you adapt to changed circumstances.

Frequently Asked Questions

Residential conveyancing concerns the transfer of ownership of a domestic property from the house seller to the house buyer. Conveyancing is the legal aspect of the transfer that takes place between the property seller accepting an offer and the buyer taking ownership of the property. A property solicitor or conveyancer will oversee the entire conveyancing process.]

Residential conveyancing is a complex process that encompasses the steps between a home buyer having an offer accepted by the home seller and the buyer taking ownership of the property. The key stages of the buying process are: obtaining the seller’s contract pack, pre-contract enquiries, local searches, exchange of contracts, paying stamp duty, setting a moving date, transfer of funds, registering the property title, and delivery of house keys.

The conveyancing process begins when the house seller accepts an offer for their property. Each residential conveyancing operation is unique, so timescales vary from case-to-case. Usually, conveyancing takes between 12 and 16 weeks to complete - if the parties involved are not part of a chain. If there is a chain, it’s not uncommon for the entire process to take up to 6 months.

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Want more information about our residential conveyancing services? Contact the team today to find out how we can help.