What is Conveyancing?
Conveyancing is the legal transfer of property from an owner to another. The conveyancing process, if properly carried out, ensures that the purchaser owns all the property, land and rights that have been paid for.
Legal Stages in relation to your sale
Please find detailed below the legal stages in relation to your conveyancing in respect of selling your property.
STAGE I - SALE AGREED
Obtain your title deeds, Office Copy Entries and ask you to fill in detailed questionnaires.
Prepare and send out a contract package detailing legal information of your property title.
Request a settlement figure for your mortgage and any other secured loans over your property.
STAGE II - EXCHANGE OF CONTRACTS
Obtain instructions in relation to completion dates requested from purchasers lawyer.
Organise final accounts and prepare a final settlement for your approval. Collect in any balance of funds required if property is in negative equity.
Approve the transfer deed and arrange for you to sign it by way of post.
STAGE III - COMPLETION
Send any balance of money to you
Hand over the Title Deeds and Documents to purchasers lawyer.
Pay off the mortgage and notify HM Land Registry when official receipt from lender is received.
HOW CAN I SPEED UP THE PROGRESS IN RELATION TO MY SALE?
Once you are certain that you wish to sell your property there are several things that can be done in anticipation of the sale which can help to speed up the progress.
Try to follow the tips below to speed up your conveyancing: –
- Instruct Chartahouse Conveyancing Services at same time as your estate agent so that we can obtain your Title Deeds and Documents and prepare a contract package in readiness of your sale.
- Try to respond to correspondence as quickly as possible.
- Try not to arrange completion dates prior to your purchaser being in a position to proceed.
- Chase the estate agent in relation to purchaser obtaining finance.
Feedback from our clients
We have used this firm a few times now and they have always been very helpful and professional.”
Using Chartahouse I was able to successfully buy and sell a house within a very restricted time constraint. They did everything they possibly could to make the matter smooth and quick. What a wonderful experience. Thank you very much”
Exceptional service, very friendly and very polite people. Highly recommended, from start to finish it took six weeks and we got the keys to our new house. Thank you Gemma, Georgina and the great team.”
Fantastic service, always kept up to date on a daily basis via text, email and Track-a-Matter, and phone calls. Very competitive price and outstanding service, start to finish it took around 6 weeks.
Thank you to Peter and the team
Excellent, fast and efficient service, I could not recommend more! I was a first time buyer and found Nick, & Gemma, extremely knowledgeable and helpful in promptly answering any queries I had regarding the conveyancing process, which took less than 8 weeks start to finish!”
Excellent service from Nicholas and Jay, completed in 7 weeks so very happy, no chain though and no major complications. The Track-A-Matter is brilliant and the regular texts keep you up to date. Can definitely recommend Chartahouse.”
Couldn't have asked for more, the process was quick completed in six weeks which was perfect for us and you were always kept up to date, Kirsty and Simon were amazing and I can't thank them enough.”
Excellent efficient service - I was kept fully updated as to what stage we were at throughout my house sale. Special thanks to Lauren!”
I cannot thank Nick Hawkins and his team at chartahouse enough. Buying a first property can be quite daunting however, they made the whole process feel easy. If I ever needed information there was always someone on the end of the phone who would answer all my questions.”
A Great service with Competitive Pricing.
I have dealt with Chartahouse for many years now and I have no complaints.
With conveyancing they keep you informed and try there best to move thing along in good time.
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