How to Choose a Conveyancing Solicitor

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The below information looks at how to choose a conveyancing solicitor in the UK. It’s well known that moving house can be one of the most stressful things you can do. Choosing a good conveyancing solicitor or licensed conveyancer is crucial to ensure that your property move goes smoothly.

Picking the right conveyancer can save you time, money and stress. Home Legal Direct are a panel of specialist property solicitors and licensed conveyancers, dedicated to providing you with fast, smooth and low cost conveyancing whether you’re buying or selling a house.

There are many factors involved in choosing a good conveyancing solicitor to ensure you get a fast and efficient conveyancing transaction as well as great value for money.

Below are our top points for how to choose a conveyancing solicitor when getting a conveyancing quote.

  • Get a fixed fee quote.
    Moving house can be a costly business and one way to save yourself hundreds of pounds is by getting a fixed fee quote. You will know exactly what you will be spending up front, with no nasty hidden extras. If you receive a quote from one firm that is significantly lower than other quotes, make sure it includes all fees (always read the small print!). Remember, if it looks too good to be true, it probably is!
  • No completion, no fee quote.
    Getting a ‘no completion, no fee’ quote is an important way to avoid unexpected fees if for some reason your house purchase or sale falls through. This ensures you only pay for expenses incurred on your behalf (such as searches). Home Legal Direct offers a ‘No Move, No Fee’ on legal fees. Our solicitors and conveyancers not charge hourly rates, so you know what your conveyancing fee will be upfront.
  • Can you speak to someone if and when you want to?
    Having a good relationship with your legal team during your house sale or purchase is very important and there is no better way to build a relationship that with communication. A modern conveyancing firm will usually be able to offer online case tracking, but they should also be available via telephone if you have any concerns or questions. The team at Home Legal Direct pride themselves on being contactable 24/7 to answer any queries you may have regarding your conveyancing transaction.

At Home Legal Direct we are available and happy to answer calls and emails outside of what is deemed to be normal working hours. We are confidence we can provide you with a low cost conveyancing quote to ensure your move goes smoothly.