The process of buying a property involves legal paperwork, a complex process and some complicated terminology. A conveyancing solicitor plays a crucial role in the buying process, helping their clients understand their rights and obligations, carrying out vital checks and searches and handling the legal aspects of the transaction. They will also help their clients to understand the contract and negotiate any issues. For Cirencester Conveyancing, contact www.montpellier.legal/conveyancing-solicitor/cirencester-conveyancing
Once you’ve found the perfect home and made an offer, your solicitor will start the process by preparing the draft contract. This includes requesting the seller’s solicitor to supply any information they may require and standard forms such as TA6 and TA10. Your solicitor will also carry out property searches which can reveal things like whether the area is prone to flooding, if the property is on an ancient landfill site (Soil Gas Risk Assessment) or any other important details about the location that could affect your decision.
Your solicitor will also check the title deeds to make sure that the seller owns the property and that they are legally able to sell it to you. They will also look at any covenants, conditions or obligations that are attached to the property such as restrictions on changes or use and ensure that any mortgage or loan charges will be repaid when the sale completes.
It is possible for homeowners to carry out their own conveyancing but it’s not recommended. Inexperienced and unqualified conveyancers can miss important legal steps and leave you with serious problems down the line. A professional conveyancer will avoid these legal pitfalls and get you moving quickly, often within 8-12 weeks.