Moving house is a part of life, it's extremely rare for one person to stay living in the same house from cradle to grave. And while some moves may be simple, when time comes to buy or sell a property, the process can seem daunting and stressful. A lawyer who is experienced in residential conveyancing can make sure that your interests are protected at all times and will help make the necessary steps as simple and straightforward as possible.

What exactly is residential conveyancing?

This is the name of the procedure by which legal ownership of a property is transferred from one party to another. To be legally fulfilled, it always helps to have expert guidance from a conveyancing solicitor. Oratto member lawyers have years of experience in helping to create swift, smooth, residential conveyancing transactions. We understand that your life has to carry on as normal during a house move and we aim to leave you free to concentrate on it.

There are three distinct stages to residential conveyancing:

    • Agreeing upon the sale
    • Exchanging contracts
    • Completing the sale

There are also various legal processes to go through. Oratto member lawyers have been dealing with residential conveyancing transactions for years and are thoroughly familiar with the procedure. Our member solicitors are aware of potential problems and are able to act quickly should any problem or sang arise, so as to ensure minimum impact upon your situation.

Why do I need a residential conveyancing solicitor?

Selling and buying a property can be an exciting time. However it is also full of legalities which might be hard to understand and time consuming to administer. Having a lawyer that you trust can take the strain of the unknown away from you. Orrato member solicitors are experienced in handling all elements of residential conveyancing. If you are selling, we can answer any questions from your buyer and negotiate the best date for you to complete your move. If you are buying a property we will ensure that all searches and fact finding questionnaires are complete.

As with all legal processes, there are numerous pit-falls that can occur during conveyancing, especially over potentially controversial areas such as the fixtures and fittings agreements, plots and parking arrangements, and impact of any planned building work nearby.

This is where solid legal advice will stand you in good stead; our member solicitors will be able to deal with any issues that may arise and, because we put you in contact with most suitable professional for your circumstances, you can feel confident that your transaction will be handled efficiently and to the letter of the law.

We can put you in touch today with the right lawyer for you; someone with whom you feel comfortable working with and who is experienced in the type of property you are buying or selling.

Sometimes it can be the little things that keep you awake. Having a solicitor experienced in residential conveyancing can take those worries away from you. Whether it's signing contracts, exchange of monies or dealing with mortgage lenders – Oratto member lawyers will have the knowledge and expertise that you need.

Oratto may not be able to look after your children or pets while you move house, but we can ensure you receive the best conveyancing representation available.