Purchasing your property – a guide to the conveyancing process
We understand that purchasing a property is a stressful time, whether you’re an experienced purchaser or buying your first family home.
In order to help make this process as simple as possible we have put together this simple to understand chart on the process of buying your home.
You Get an offer accepted and
instruct us of this.
We Send out our Terms of
Business and Search Fees request.
You Return the Terms of
Business and pay for the Search Fees.
We Receive the contract pack from the seller solicitor and carry out all Local Authority and Environmental searches, investigate drainage and water, raise enquiries with sellers’ solicitors.
We Report our findings to
We Receive a copy of the mortgage offer and we can then proceed further.
You Sign the contract and mortgage deed and check on a suitable completion date.
You Arrange building insurance and transfer your deposit to our team. Relax.
We Contact the sellers’ solicitor informing them that you are ready to proceed..
We Formally request funds from the mortgage lender and exchange all contracts with the sellers’ conveyancer.
We Once completed, we notify the Inland Revenue and HM Land Registry of the change in ownership of the property.
You Move in and enjoy your new home!
We Receive notice that registration has been completed and confirm completion to you.
At Garratts we work our hardest to make buying your property as simple a process as possible. All you need to do is sign the forms, ensure your finances are in place, and look forward to moving in.
If you have any other questions for our conveyancing team. call us today on 0161 665 3502.
Garratts Solicitors, King Street Buildings, Manchester Street, Oldham, OL8 1DH. Offices at: Oldham, Ashton under Lyne, Stalybridge, Radcliffe, Worsley and Newton Heath
Garratts Solicitors are members of The Law Society. The firm is accredited in Personal Injury, Family Law, the Mental Health Review Tribunal and Criminal Litigation. The firm is authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority (Oldham SRA No 50315, Ashton under Lyne SRA No 50316, Stalybridge SRA No 50317, Radcliffe SRA No 50318, Worsley SRA No 370855, Newton Heath SRA No 51001 ) and is subject to its Code of Conduct which can be viewed at: www.sra.org.uk
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