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Whether you are buying a new property, re-mortgaging to another lender, selling a property or carrying out a Transfer of Equity you will need to appoint a solicitor. A solicitor is responsible for transferring the legal ownership of a property from one person to another, and/or for ensuring that a lender gets a valid legal charge over that property; this process is called conveyancing.
If you are buying a home your solicitor will also carry out various searches on your behalf ensuring that you know as much about the property as possible before you buy it. They will deal with the offer from your lender, prepare the legal contracts between you and the seller and confirm an appropriate date with the seller when the purchase can complete. If applicable your solicitor will also make arrangements to pay the Stamp Duty Land Tax to the HMRC on your behalf.
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The service is completely independent. Simply enter your details and in less than two minutes you will be presented with a list of solicitors and conveyancers. The list will show you who they are, where they are based, the costs and the rating awarded to them by previous users. You can order the quotes using any of these factors and it is up to you which one you choose.
Whichever solicitor you decide to appoint, you can rest assured that strict service standards will be in place, monitored and adhered to.
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