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Conveyancing Solicitors Hayes

Conveyancing in Hayes is an intricate process that needs to be handled carefully and with full understanding. With our conveyancing solicitors in Hayes, you have a reliable partner that will walk with you through the process while buying or selling your house. Here are the steps with which we can help you.

Conveyancing process for buying a house

Step 1 – Initial instructions from you (start)

To get the process started, get in touch with us and we will arrange a meeting. We will then ask you to complete the initial paperwork and provide us with forms of identity. If you would like us to conduct any searches for you, you will be required to make the funds available.

Step 2 – Receive draft contract

The seller’s conveyancing solicitors in Hayes will send us the draft contract along with documentations such as the property forms and electronic deeds along with duplicates of other relevant documentation.

Step 3 – Searches and investigation of title

We will need to review all the documents that have been sent to us. We will also conduct any searches that are necessary for this step. During the review process, in case there are any queries regarding the paperwork, we will direct them to the seller’s solicitors for answers.

Step 4 – Report

Once we get all of the responses from the seller’s solicitor and the results from the searches, we will put together a report and send it to you. The report will also include the completion statement and your mortgage offer.

Step 5 – Signing

If all the answers offered are satisfactory and the paperwork is in order, we will arrange for a signing after which we will request that you send the deposit of the property to us. A completion date will also be settled up on by all the parties in the transaction.

It is important to note that you are not obligated to continue working with us when you sign the paperwork. It is only a measure to help save time once all the parties have agreed to the process, nothing is legally binding at this stage.

Step 6 – Exchange of contracts

The next step in the process is to exchange the contracts. After the exchange, we will forward the deposit of the property to the seller’s conveyancing solicitor in Hayes. Once this is done the process becomes legally binding. We will also ask your mortgage lender to pay your mortgage advance.

Step 7 – Completion of Conveyancing process

On the completion day, we will forward the remaining balance to the seller’s solicitor. Once they have received the money, the key will be released to you by the estate agent.

Conveyancing process for selling a house

Step 1 – Initial instructions from you (start)

We will start the process by having a sit down with you to discuss the details of the sale. With the information we collect from this chat, we can then proceed to get started. Meanwhile, we will request that you provide us with forms of identification, fill out the initial paperwork and protocol forms and also provide us with funds for the office copy entries.

Step 2 – Contact with your mortgage lender

We will get in touch with your mortgage lender to supply us with the title deeds to the property and also a statement to show how much of your mortgage is yet to be repaid.

Step 3 – Obtain documents from the Land Registry

Next, we will obtain the most recent official copies for the property from the Land Registry.

Step 4 – Preparation of draft contract

We will need to send the seller’s conveyancing solicitors in Hayes the draft contract. We will create one using the information and documents that we have collected. We will then send the completed draft contract together with copies of the relevant documentation to the buyer’s solicitors.

Step 5 – Enquiries raised by buyer’s solicitor

The buyer’s solicitors will go through the contract and the documents that we have sent and also conduct searches that the buyer might have been requested. If there are any questions in the process, they will be addressed to us and we might forward them to you for a response.

Step 6 – Agree on a completion date

After all the concerns have been addressed, and the buyer is happy with the details, a signing will be arranged and you along with all the other parties will settle on a completion date. After the signing, the conveyancing in Hayes process requires that the buyer send the deposit of the property to their solicitor to arrange for the next step.

Step 7 – Exchange of contracts

We will need to exchange the signed contract to make the process legally binding. After this has been done, the buyer’s conveyancing solicitor in Hayes will forward the deposit for the property to us. In our part, we will ask for a final redemption statement from your lender.

Step 8 – Conveyancing process for selling a house (finish)

In the last step, we will receive the full amount of the property and ask that you leave the keys with the estate agent. We will use the money to settle the current mortgage along with other costs that are related to the sale of the house. The balance will then be forwarded to you.

Cheap conveyancing across Hayes

Conveyancing in Hayes services is essential when you’re looking to move or buy a new home. With our affordable rates, you will have a professional that understands the process and one that will make it much easier for you.

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