Solicitor conveyancing is a necessary part of property conveyancing. The conveyancing solicitor normally undertakes the tasks of meeting legal obligations during property selling and buying. During a property dealing both the seller and the buyer are required to meet certain obligation supervised by conveyancers.
Property conveyancer is a property law specialist who renders his expertise in helping the parties involved in property dealing. They work on behalf of their clients. Under the prevailing law both the vendor and the purchaser involved in property dealing can appoint a conveyancer to supervise over the deal.
The conveyancer is responsible for processing contracts, transfer certificate, mortgage, lease and other documents essential for completing the process. He may supervise the financial settlement process on behalf of his client. The typical role of a conveyancer involves:
- Acting upon client’s instruction.
- Advising client on legal documentation and implications of those.
- Undertaking the title background search process.
- Obtaining Land Registry documents or title deeds, in case the land is unregistered.
- Drafting property deed or Contract of Sale or checking the terms of the same.
- Collating supporting documents and if necessary arranging for those.
- Checking or negotiating the terms and conditions of the contract deed with the conveyancer of the other party.
- Supervising the title transfer process.
- Supervising the financial exchange aspect of the deal.
- Receiving payment on behalf of the client if requested.
- Preparing or arranging documents required to process mortgage loan. Informing and sending documents to the lender for mortgage processing.
Finding UK conveyancing service
Internet offers a great opportunity to search for an efficient and comprehensive solicitors conveyancing service in your area. More and more conveyancing jobs are now being done online. Conveyancing firms are using computerize interface for effective case management, where the client can track progress of his casework.
If you have decided to engage a conveyancing solicitor, compare prices against services online. Shopping around will help you get affordable rates as the conveyancers are free to charge whatever they deem appropriate for their services.
If you are hiring a conveyancing firm make sure that you are assigned a dedicated conveyancer, who is informed about the details of your case. This will make working with the conveyancer easy.
Sign your contract only after reading the terms and conditions clearly. You can check if the conveyancing firm is ready to sign a ‘no-completion, no-fees’ agreement with you.
The no-completion, no-fees agreement will state that the client is not required to pay any fee till successful completion of his case. Normally property conveyancing takes around three months to get processed but sometime it can take longer. So it is a good idea of have the no-completion, no-fees agreement in place.