Helping with quick and efficient property transactions in Richmond and beyond

Buying a residential property can sometimes be a long and stressful process, whether it’s your dream home or an investment purchase. By choosing to use a property expert who has essential local knowledge to provide conveyancing services when buying or selling a home in Richmond or the surrounding areas, it can make a real difference to how smoothly the process goes.

Our approach is to offer truly specialist advice on conveyancing matters and ensure communication is clear, so that you always know exactly what stage proceedings are at.

Our conveyancing solicitors in Richmond have the benefit of existing positive relationships with estate agents, surveyors and others in the property sector, which can help keep things moving forwards in the right direction and minimise any delays.

What happens during the conveyancing process in Richmond?

Essentially, the role of conveyancing solicitors in Richmond is to help get property transactions in this area over the line, in compliance with all relevant legal requirements. Part of this involves ensuring that the client (whether buyer or seller) is always given clear and accurate information, so they can make educated decisions throughout the process.

Choosing the right conveyancing solicitor for your sale or purchase in the Richmond area can make a big difference to how quickly and smoothly your transactions proceeds. Their main responsibilities during the conveyancing process include:

  • Communicating with your mortgage lender on surveys and any other specifics of your transaction
  • Conveyancing searches with all relevant agencies to pick up any potential issues with the property
  • Administrating Stamp Duty payment, if applicable
  • Administrating the contracts and exchange
  • Arranging transfer of deposit
  • Organising the completion date and completing the financial transaction on the day
  • Administrating the change of ownership with the HM Land Registry

By opting for expert residential conveyancing solicitors in Richmond, you have access to their years of experience in handling property transactions like yours, along with the benefit of wider legal advice if needed throughout the process.

The cost of conveyancing solicitors in Richmond

The cost of conveyancing for residential properties in Richmond will vary, depending on the specific firm chosen but also the nature and complexity of the transaction. The general conveyancing costs tend to be slightly higher for buyers than for sellers, and can include a combination of costs for services and activity such as:

  • Legal fees
  • Local searches
  • Money transfer fees
  • Registering titles
  • Anti-money laundering checks
  • Stamp Duty

Leasehold properties often require more work for the conveyancing solicitors, so costs can be increased for this type pf property. Some house buying schemes can also mean an increase in costs for conveyancing, such as Help to Buy or Shared Ownership.

Why choose Moore Barlow for residential conveyancing in Richmond?

The team at Moore Barlow have years of experience in the highly competitive and fast-paced Richmond property market, so we understand what it takes to get purchases and sales over the line. We offer expert residential property conveyancing services to individuals and businesses across the Richmond area and beyond, helping our clients to complete the sale or purchase as quickly and smoothly as possible.

Along with our expert residential conveyancing team in our Richmond office, we also offer our trusted and respected property transaction services across our other offices in London, Southampton, Guildford, Woking and Lymington.

Get in touch today to find out how we can you with our residential conveyancing services.