Here at Kerseys, we have an expert team of residential conveyancing solicitors on hand in both our Ipswich and Colchester offices to help you remove the complexities of conveyancing! Whether you are a first time buyer, moving house, buying additional property or re-mortgaging, freehold or leasehold, we provide a service that is efficient, friendly, professional and speedy.
We will be happy to provide you with a free quotation which details a full breakdown of the legal costs and expenses involved in moving home.
Conveyancing is the process of transferring a property from one owner to another. The key stages are exchange of contracts when the transaction becomes legally binding and completion when the money is transferred and everyone moves.
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There is a lot of legal and administrative work to do before we can exchange contracts and complete. While the conveyancing process is fairly similar for each transaction, each transaction will be different.
If you are obtaining a mortgage all the lender’s conditions in the mortgage offer must be dealt with before funds can be requested from them.
Our Seven Steps to Moving House provides the key steps of what is involved in purchasing a property.
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Most conveyancing transactions take on average 10 to 12 weeks. Some are quicker while some can take longer. The actual time will depend on several factors, for example the number of people in the conveyancing chain or the length of time taken to arrange mortgage finance.
We ask that you let us know if you have any specific requirements for a moving date and we will do our best to meet that date. However, please bear in mind that it may not always be possible as the date can only be agreed once everyone in the chain is ready.
Did you know that your chosen conveyancing solicitors do not need to be in the same area that you are moving to or from.
Our team of highly experienced conveyancers can act for you no matter where you are located anywhere in the country.
Please click here to email our team if you have any queries or telephone us on Ipswich 01473 213311 or Colchester 01206 584584. If you require assistance immediately please complete the contact form on the right of the page and one of our team will be in touch with you as soon as possible.
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Kerseys’ team of experienced conveyancers and solicitors can also advise on a range of other property matters such as equity release, shared ownership and home-buy schemes.
We are on most lenders panel including all major lenders panels, which means we can act for you and your lender in your transaction.
We are members of the Law Society Conveyancing Quality Accreditation Scheme which promotes standards of excellence. Click here to view our accreditation.
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