Selling a Property

Let us handle the legal complexities of selling your property, so that you can focus on your next move.

We are dedicated to providing a comprehensive service to clients who are looking to sell their property. We understand that selling a home can be a daunting process, and that is why we are here to help.

Our team will work closely with you to ensure that everything runs smoothly from start to finish. We will help you prepare the necessary paperwork and forms, liaising with estate agents and buyers' legal representative, and dealing with any enquiries that may arise throughout the process.

In this guide, we have broken down the process of selling your home into four easy-to-follow steps, so you know what to expect at every stage. Our team is here to guide you through the process, answer any questions you may have, and ensure that your sale goes as smoothly as possible. So, whether you are a first-time seller or an experienced property investor, we can provide you with the legal expertise you need to achieve a successful sale.

Four steps to selling a home

1. Initial steps

When you put your property on the market, consider instructing us at the same time. We can then arrange for the initial paperwork and forms to be sent to you for completion. This will enable us to prepare the Contract pack as soon as a sale has been agreed.

Please get in touch as soon as you accept an offer and provide our contact details to your estate agent who will then send us details of the transaction including buyers' legal representatives’ details.

2. Legal aspects

We will prepare a Contract pack and send it to the buyers' solicitors.

If the property is Leasehold, we will need to contact the Managing Agent to obtain further necessary information required by the buyers' legal representative.

We will deal with enquiries received from the buyers' legal representative. It is likely that we will require your assistance with responding to some of these enquiries as they will be in respect of your ownership of the property rather than legal issues.

We will arrange for you to sign the sale Contract in readiness for exchange of Contracts.

3. Exchange of contracts

Once we have replied to all the buyers' legal representatives' enquiries and they are in receipt of their mortgage offer, search results and the buyers' deposit, we will be in a position to exchange.

When contracts are exchanged the completion date is fixed (this is the date when ownership of the property will transfer to your buyer). You will need to arrange for final meter readings to be taken and for the property to be vacated on the day of completion.

4. Completion

The buyers' legal representative will send us the money by telegraphic transfer. Legal completion will take place when the monies are received by us.

We will telephone you when completion has taken place. You must ensure the property has been cleared and take the keys to the Estate Agent who will pass them to your buyer.

We will arrange for payment of your Estate Agents' commission from the net proceeds of sale.

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Our team will be responsive and accessible – a valued partner ready to assist you every step of the way.

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