Residential Conveyancing

Guiding You Through the Big Moments

At PM Property Lawyers, we understand that buying or selling a home is a significant milestone in your life. Our dedicated team of residential conveyancing solicitors is here to guide you through the process, ensuring a smooth and stress-free experience.

With our expertise and personalised service, we are committed to protecting your interests and achieving your property goals.

What is Residential Conveyancing?

Residential Conveyancing is the legal process of transferring ownership of a residential property from one person to another.

It involves various legal and administrative tasks to ensure a smooth and lawful property transaction.

Why Choose Our Residential Conveyancing Team?

Our residential conveyancing team has extensive experience in handling a wide range of property transactions. Whether you’re a first-time buyer, a seasoned investor, or looking to remortgage your property, we have the knowledge and expertise to assist you at each stage in the process. With our in-depth understanding of property law and regulations you can trust us to navigate and complexities that may arise.

We recognise that every client has different needs. That’s exactly why our experienced residential conveyancing solicitors provide a personalised approach tailored to your specific requirements. We take the time to listen to your concerns, answer your questions, and keep you informed throughout the transaction. Our goal is to give you peace of mind, knowing that your transaction is in safe hands.

Our Residential Conveyancing Services

Our residential conveyancing services cover a wide range of transactions, including:

• Buying or selling residential properties: whether you’re purchasing your dream home or selling your current property, we will handle all legal aspects, including contract preparation, property searches, and title transfers.

Remortgaging: if you’re considering refinancing your property, our solicitors will guide you through the process, ensuring that all legal requirements are met.

Transfer of equity: in cases of property transfers between family members or changes in ownership, we will assist you in navigating the legal procedures smoothly.

• Help To Buy and Shared Ownership: if you’re taking advantage of government scheme, such as Help To Buy or Shared Ownership, we know them inside and out so will help you navigate their intricacies.

How Much Does Residential Conveyancing Cost?

Residential conveyancing fees for buying a house are approximately £2,200, and £1,600 for selling a house. These costs include the conveyancer’s legal fees, disbursements and additional fees that you’re like to pay.

There are numerous factors that dictate how much your conveyancing fees will be. To get an accurate idea of how much your property transaction will cost, get in touch with our conveyancing solicitors.

Residential Conveyancing FAQs

Here are some useful residential conveyancing FAQs. We also have a Conveyancing Wiki available so you can get a better understanding of some key terms you might come across in the conveyancing process.

A Conveyancing Solicitor is essential to navigate the complex legal aspects of property transactions. They handle tasks such as property searches, contract reviews, and completion procedures, ensuring your interests are protected throughout the process.
Your Conveyancing Solicitor will investigate the property title, check for any legal restrictions or issues, prepare and review contracts, and manage the transfer of funds. They act as your legal representative, safeguarding your rights and interests.

The duration varies, but on average, residential conveyancing takes between 8-12 weeks. Delays can occur due to various factors such as the chain of transactions, property searches, and mortgage approval.

Property searches involve checking local authority records, environmental reports, and other relevant information to identify any potential issues affecting the property. These searches help buyers make informed decisions and avoid unforeseen problems.

For more information on this, visit our Conveyancing Searches Wiki page. 


What is the Register of Overseas Entities?

At PM Property Lawyers, we’re committed to keeping you informed about crucial developments in the UK property market. The Register of Overseas Entities is a significant initiative that aligns with our mission to provide transparent and reliable conveyancing services.

This register serves as a central database mandated by the UK government, requiring overseas entities to disclose their ownership of UK property.

Get in Touch to See How We Could Help

Interested in how our conveyancing services could help you? Contact us today to discuss your circumstances and we’d be happy help you find a solution. Call us on 0330 056 2184 or use our contact form and we’ll get back to you as soon as possible.

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