Moving House Residential Conveyancing

Moving house is a significant milestone that often marks the beginning of a new and exciting chapter in our lives. It can also be an incredibly overwhelming process, especially when it’s your first time buying or selling a property. At Jagdev Legal, we can be there every step of the way, looking out for your best interests and legal protection, so you can focus on the things that truly matter.

Purchasing your new home

After pouring so much time and energy into finding your dream home, you want the purchase to be as quick and painless as possible. We can take care of everything to make sure that happens, keeping you fully informed throughout the entire process, advising you on the best course of action where necessary.

While our team is always on hand to give expert advice whenever you need it, we also wanted to outline the following key milestones for finding and purchasing your ideal property:

1. Understand your finances

  • Determine what you can afford
  • Consider your mortgage options

2. Think about your requirements

  • Size, location, price — be as flexible as possible to maximise your options
  • Tenure — do you require freehold or leasehold?
  • Special requirements — e.g. accessibility, expansion or other

3. Look for a property

  • Perform as much research as you can
  • View potential properties and ask questions

4. Make an offer / Purchase

  • Negotiate with potential seller/or sellers
  • Choose a legal representative

5. Arrange mortgage

  • Research options and make application

6. Property searches & Survey

  • Your legal representative will arrange for property searches and raise any concerns or enquiries
  • Arrange a property survey
  • Additional enquiries

7. Exchange contracts

  • Agree on moving date
  • Plan to move
  • Notify local authority, utility providers and other relevant organisations of your address change
  • Research and arrange for removal services

8. Completion & Moving in

  • Payment transfer is made by your legal representative
  • Estate agent gives you the keys to your new property

Looking to buy?

Leave the details of your upcoming purchase with us and a member of our team will get back to you as soon as possible.

Selling your home

When selling your property, you don’t want any challenges or setbacks to delay the process, especially when you’re in the middle of moving house. To ensure a smooth and quick transaction, we can give legal support at every step, making sure everything is handled with your best interests.

Our team is always on hand to give friendly advice whenever you need it. In the meantime, we have outlined the following key milestones to help you understand the process of selling your property:

1. Prepare your home for property market

  • Check finances
  • Undertake necessary repairs / home improvements
  • Gather paperwork

2. Get your property on the market

  • Research local house prices for comparison
  • Get a minimum of 3 valuations
  • Choose your estate agent, who will then assess your property and liaise with potential buyers
  • Choose a legal representative

3. Property goes on sale / Receive offer(s)

  • Negotiate with potential buyer/or buyers
  • Consider carefully which offer to accept under advisement
  • Agree sale with buyer

4. Mortgage arrangements

  • Arrange to pay off your existing mortgage
  • Arrange a new mortgage if purchasing another home

5. Property searches & Survey

  • Buyer’s legal representative arranges property searches
  • Buyer arranges a property survey
  • Additional enquiries

6. Exchange contracts

  • Agree on moving date
  • Plan to move
  • Notify local authority, utility providers and other relevant organisations of your address change
  • Research and arrange for removal services

7. Completion & Moving in

  • Payment transfer is co-ordinated by your legal representative
  • Handover property keys

Thinking of selling?

Tell us all about your property for sale and a member of our team will get back to you as soon as possible.

Fixed Price Residential conveyancing legal fees from £480.00 plus disbursements

Whether you’re buying or selling, we can make sure your move goes according to plan. Get in touch today and speak to the team about a tailored conveyancing quote.

Why Choose Us

Whether buying or selling a property, we know your main concern is moving house as quickly as possible, keeping costs down wherever you can. We also know you don’t want any challenges or disruptions throughout the process. Most of all, you want to make sure you’re legally protected at every step.

In addition to our specialist team, we're also accredited by the Law Society's Conveyancing Quality Scheme. This means you can be confident in our ability to not only expertly manage the transaction but also deal with any complexities or issues that may arise.

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