We provide a full range of residential property services including freehold and leasehold conveyancing, remortgage work, transfers of equity, variations, lease extension.
We aim to work closely with our clients to achieve an understanding of their needs and provide advice in the appropriate context. We appreciate that it is often the aim of all parties to complete the transaction swiftly and accordingly we do not seek to make matters unduly adversarial. We will keep you informed at all stages of the conveyancing process and have a team of approachable & friendly professionals who will guide you through the process with ease and efficiency.
Our conveyancing department has over 30 years experience and a qualified solicitor will undertake the work personally. Many of our staff members are also fluent in various languages including Polish, Urdu, Punjabi & Bengali to further assist you if you are experiencing any difficulties in communicating in English.
Breakdown of process:
Buying your home
- Obtaining contract documentation from your seller's solicitors
- Checking that the seller has good title
- Agreeing the terms of the contract for your purchase
- We will carry out all appropriate searches to ensure that the property is not affected by any issues or any other matters or plans which might deter you from buying it.
- Sending any necessary enquiries to the seller's solicitors, and scrutinising their replies.
- When everyone is ready, and the same moving date has been agreed with seller and buyer, exchanging contracts on both transactions at once; this is the stage at which you are committed to the move
- Making the pre-completion legal arrangements and checks
- Acting for your lender if appropriate to make sure that its interests are properly protected
- Getting the mortgage money from your new lender and any balance we will need from you including our costs to enable us to complete
On moving day
- Paying for your new property
- Sending any surplus money to you if appropriate
- Paying the Stamp Duty Land Tax if appropriate and obtaining a Stamp Duty Land Tax Certificate.
- Registering your ownership with the Land Registry
- Dealing with any post completion requirements of your lender
- The deeds to the property will be forwarded to your lender. If no lender is involved we will then take your instructions as to storage.
Selling your home
- Obtaining title documentation
- Drafting contracts and issuing the contract pack to the buyer's solicitor
- Negotiating a completion date
- Obtaining a redemption figure
- Preparing a completion statement
- Exchanging contracts
- Receiving funds from buyer's solicitor
- Authorising release of keys to buyer
- Redeeming existing mortgage(s)
- Paying estate agent
- Transferring any surplus to you
- Sending relevant deeds to buyer's solicitor
Whitestone Solicitors has over 30 years’ experience in dealing with UK conveyancing law, with specialist advisors on the subject ready and waiting to deal with your specific property transfer situation. Call us today on 0808 8101010 to speak to one of our friendly, multi-lingual conveyancing experts. One of our conveyancing specialists will be specifically assigned to your case, giving you a single point of contact for any queries and ensuring your total confidence and understanding in every stage of the process.
Whether you’re buying or selling your house, we’re here to make the transition as hassle-free as possible. In the vast majority of title transfer situations, both sides simply wish to have the process completed quickly and without hiccups, so we work in close conjunction with buyer and seller in order to reach a conclusion which suits both sides. And in cases where the other party is being uncooperative, we work on your behalf to resolve the issue without causing undue fuss.
If you’re buying a new home, we provide full examinations of all legal documents, ensuring your total confidence in every aspect of your new move. We’ll also carry out fully detailed checks on your new property, informing you of any potential pitfalls or issues you might want to be aware of. Our expert team know all of the ‘ins and outs’ of the conveyancing process so you can rest assured we’ll provide solid legal advice throughout every step of the process, ensuring it doesn’t end up costing you any more than you anticipated, either financially or mentally.
Selling your house? We’ll help you create all the required documents, spelling everything out clearly so you know exactly what’s involved. We aim to remove all the headaches involved in selling your property, making the process as straightforward and hassle-free as possible. From the initial steps such as obtaining the title information and drafting contacts through to redeeming the mortgage and sending the keys, we’ll be on hand every step of the way, providing the expert legal advice gained from our decades of experience in dealing with cases just like yours.
If you’re looking to remortgage your home, or you need help with probates, wills, or trusts with regards to property ownership, we advise getting in touch with a specialist as soon as possible, as you may save yourself from unnecessary expense or difficulties. Only a well-established specialist solicitors firm such as Whitestone Solicitors will be able to provide the advice and guidance needed in order to bring your case to a swift conclusion.
Our fees are highly competitive - as one of the UK’s leading solicitor firms, we have the expertise to ensure the process is completed quickly and hassle-free, keeping costs down. We’ll give you a quote as soon as we understand the details of your case, with no nasty surprise fees further down the line.
If you’re buying or selling your home, transferring equity, or simply looking to remortgage your existing property, get in touch with Whitestone Solicitors today on 0800 8 101010 for professional, industry-leading legal advice.
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