Conveyancing Solicitors London
Residential Conveyancing Solicitors
Our conveyancing solicitors have wide-ranging experience in residential conveyancing including buying and selling freehold, leasehold and new build properties. We advise on shared ownership and buy-to-let properties as well as remortgages and property auctions.
Simon Nosworthy Partner
Our conveyancing solicitors appreciate that buying or selling your home is an important step and is likely to be the highest-value decision you will ever be involved in. We understand how important it is to get the details right, we will always keep you fully informed and updated with all developments throughout the transaction whether you are buying a house or selling it, remortgaging or leasing a property.
- Quick and responsive service from every solicitor
- One point of contact throughout the process
- A clear pricing plan
What is conveyancing?
Conveyancing is the legal transfer of a property from one owner to another. It ensures that when you buy or sell a property, everything is legal and you get the property you paid for at the agreed price. Conveyancing starts when an offer is made on a property or when a seller accepts an offer and lasts until completion day when keys for the property and contracts are formally exchanged.
Our residential conveyancing services:
Buying and selling your home
Whether you are buying your first home, moving house or adding to your property portfolio our conveyancing experts will guide you through the steps involved in buying or selling your property. You can be confident that our conveyancing solicitors will protect your interests and ensure that the process is as smooth as possible. Our conveyancing solicitors can help you buy or sell your:
- Freehold property
- Leasehold property
- Shared ownership property
- New build property
Leasehold homes are the most common way of owning a flat or apartment in the UK. Our conveyancing solicitors can advise on all of the legal issues involved in leasehold property, including:
- Buying and selling leasehold properties
- Right to Buy
- New Leases
In addition, we have a specialist team to advise on:
Our shared ownership solicitors can help you buy or sell a share in a property. They can also help you transfer ownership of a property that is shared between two or more people. We can advise on:
- Whether you are eligible for shared ownership
- Shared ownership agreements
- Shared ownership mortgages
A remortgage is the process of transferring your mortgage from one lender to another. Using our specialist remortgage solicitors will ensure that the process is completed quickly and efficiently and that there are no problems with the transfer.
- Transfer of Share of Property
Buy-to-let purchases and sales
We understand the importance of getting the purchase of your buy-to-let property completed as efficiently as possible and will work hard to make sure the process runs as smoothly as possible for you. We can help with:
- Buying and selling buy-to-let property
- Buy to let financing
- Income tax relief changes
- Capital Gains Tax
- Tenancy agreements
We can advise on everything you need to know about how property auctions work and how to buy or sell your property through an auction.
Contact our conveyancing solicitors in London for a free quote
Our conveyancers work with clients across London and the UK from our offices in Camden and Hampstead. For a free quote call, 020 7485 8811 or fill out the form below. to speak to the Residential Conveyancing team. We offer transparent fees, outlining all charges and disbursements at the outset so that there are no hidden surprises.
What are the steps in the conveyancing process?
- Review contracts of sale, lease agreements etc. and negotiate any required amendments.
- Investigate the title to the property to ensure the seller/leaseholder legally owns the property.
- Carrying out checks and searches for any issues that might affect the property
- Handle the exchange of contracts, making the deal legally binding.
- Handle the transfer of funds.
- Ensure Stamp Duty and any other relevant costs are paid.
- Register the transaction with HM Land Registry.
How much does conveyancing cost?
Our fees are based on a variety of factors including the value of the property, the complexity of the transaction or whether you are the buyer or seller of the property or if you are buying and selling at the same time.
Contact our team who will provide a quote with details of how much the conveyancing will cost including disbursements and legal fees.
How long does conveyancing take?
The whole conveyancing process typically takes between 4 – 12 weeks.
Speak to a Conveyancing Solicitor Today
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I've recently used Osbornes for my home purchase and an equity transfer. Rachael was fantastic all the way through, keeping me informed and up to speed as to the purchase progress.
We hope not to move again for a long time, but when we do we will choose Osbornes for the conveyancing. Thank you.
Buying and selling a house can often be a challenging process, but communication and service I received from Osbornes was second to none. I would recommend them without hesitation - 5 stars
I have used Osbornes a few times and I’m really happy with the service provided. They provide a very professional, polite and efficient service and I would highly recommend them.
Osbornes team was great with the sale of our property, everything went smoothly and very responsive
Osbornes are really thorough, professional & friendly. They were aware of the need for haste in my sale & they did everything they could to achieve the results of completing before the end of the SDLT holiday.
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