CONVEYANCING SOLICITORS SUTTON COLDFIELD
DO YOU NEED ADVICE ON BUYING OR SELLING A PROPERTY?
We are experienced conveyancing solicitors Sutton Coldfield, we have a wealth of experience to make the whole process run smoothly for you whether you’re a first-time buyer, seller, re-mortgaging, buying to let or need a transfer of equity after a divorce or separation.
We have been property solicitors in Sutton Coldfield for over 360 years and have an excellent relationship with many local estate agents to ensure that your property move is seamless and profitable. We know without the right guidance or legal understanding, the sale of properties can become very stressful, we aim is to minimise this for you, handling everything you need legally so you can focus on what’s important.
The Eddowes Perry & Osbourne conveyancing team in Sutton Coldfield will advise and handle the whole process on your behalf, whilst keeping you informed of the process. Explaining things in plain English and having full transparency with our clients is important to us.
EPO Lawyers are members of the Law Society conveyancing quality scheme which requires practices to undergo a strict assessment, compulsory training, self-reporting, random audits and annual reviews to maintain CQS status. Get a free conveyancing quote here.
Our Conveyancing Services In Sutton Coldfield
We are a one-stop-shop for everything to do with the sale and purchase of commercial and residential property across Sutton Coldfield.
Property services we offer include:
- FREEHOLD SALE AND PURCHASE
- LEASEHOLD SALE AND PURCHASE
- BUY – TO – LET
- EQUITY TRANSFERS
- EQUITY RELEASE
- PROBATE SALES
- LEASE EXTENSIONS AND PURCHASE OF FREEHOLDS
Conveyancing is the legal name used for selling and buying a property.
Solicitors, Licensed Conveyancers and Legal Executives specialise in the legal process of selling and buying a property. A conveyancer will go through the legal process to transfer property ownership from one person to another.
The freeholder of a property owns it outright, including the land it's built on. If you buy a freehold, you're responsible for maintaining your property and land, so you'll need to budget for these costs. Most houses are freehold but some might be leasehold – usually through shared-ownership schemes.
You only own a leasehold property for a fixed period of time. You'll have a legal agreement with the landlord (sometimes known as the 'freeholder') called a 'lease'. This tells you how many years you'll own the property. Ownership of the property returns to the landlord when the lease comes to an end.
This will depend on if it’s leasehold or freehold property, along with many other variables i.e. mortgage offers and searches etc.
If you would like more information about your individual conveyancing process, then please don't hesitate to contact our offices today.
Searches' or 'property searches' are completed by your solicitor. They work with the local authority (and other organisations) as part of the home-buying process. They use these to find out any information about the property. As well as any local development plans that may affect the home you plan to purchase.
As soon as a sale or purchase has been agreed on a property you will need to instruct a conveyancer to initiate the process. The Estate Agent will then prepare a Memorandum of Sale which will contain all the relevant details and contacts of all parties involved in the matter and will distribute amongst them.
If you have sold through an Estate Agent, they may recommend a solicitor to you however it’s always best to ring around for quotes and conduct your own research to find a firm that is suitable for your needs.
It’s not always best to go with the cheapest quote, you may find it beneficial to look at Google reviews before deciding.
In recent years there has been an increase in ‘factory conveyancing’ firms which are volume based and lack the personal service that a smaller firm may provide.
The exchange of contracts is when both parties swap and sign the contracts. This is the point where you as the buyer will be asked to put down your deposit. This is a crucial stage of buying a home and is legally binding. If you pull out after exchanging, you will lose your deposit and legal proceeding could be issued.
Completion is when both parties hand over the keys to the property and you can move into the property.
For more information on purchasing and selling a property please contact one of our conveyancing experts on 0121 686 9444 or 01543 386 982.