When you need help buying or selling property in Birmingham, you can rely on Slater and Gordon Lawyers. We’ve in-depth knowledge of the local property market and can help to take the stress out of these important transactions.
Residential Conveyancing services
Our skilled and experienced conveyancing solicitors have a reputation for excellent customer service and impressive attention to detail. We can help you with all aspects of the property buying and selling process, explaining each step in plain language and enabling you to make informed, confident choices.
Purchasing a property
When you’re buying a property in Birmingham, across the Midlands or further afield, it’s vital that you’ve access to expert legal help. The conveyancing process can be complex and if you don’t get every detail right, you may find yourself facing costly and stressful problems further down the line. Our specialists solicitors can help you at each stage, including:
Negotiating the conditions of sale - We’ll help you to agree on a price you’re happy with and determine what’s included in the purchase price. If you’ve identified essential work that needs to be conducted on the property, we can help you to negotiate a lower price that takes this into account.
Necessary searches - We’ll run all the necessary searches, such as utilities, wastewater and drainage, local authority records, environmental searches, land charges register, building proposals and right of way. We’re also happy to carry out other searches on request.
Contract checks - We’ll examine every detail of your purchase contract to make sure it complies with all of your needs and doesn’t included any unwanted surprises or hidden costs.
Exchanging contracts and completion - We’ll agree the dates for you and the vendor to exchange contracts and to complete. Once it’s been deposited with us, we’ll also transfer your money to finalise the transaction.
You can rely on us to ensure that all the relevant paperwork is completed and filed correctly and in line with your wishes. In turn, this will help you to protect your interests and ensure nothing gets in the way of a smooth and successful purchase.
Selling your home
Our conveyancing solicitors in Birmingham can also help you to sell your property. We can assist with:
Drafting the contract - Your dedicated conveyancing lawyer will ensure that all elements of the document meet your precise requirements and you’re not leaving yourself vulnerable to any potential problems. This includes making sure you’re happy with the sale price.
Answering queries from the buyer’s solicitor - We’ll answer any questions that come through from the buyer’s solicitor.
Arranging exchange and completion - Liaising with the buyer’s solicitors, our team will fix a date for contracts to be exchanged and a date for completion.
If your home’s up for sale and you’ve received an offer, don’t hesitate to contact our experts to make the most of our conveyancing services.
Our other Residential Conveyancing services
As well as buying and selling homes, our residential property solicitors have vast experience in:
- Transfers of equity/deed of gift
- Shared ownership (including staircasing transactions)
- New build and off-plan property purchases
- Acquisition and selling of sites for residential property development
- Investor property purchases
- Ground rent sales
- Shared equity schemes, including Help to Buy
- Lease extensions
- Deeds of easements
- Variations of leases and variations of restrictive covenants
- The reconstruction of titles where deeds have been lost
Whatever your needs, Slater and Gordon can help. If you require a service that isn’t detailed here, don’t hesitate to contact our team on freephone 0808 175 8000 or complete our online form. We’ll offer our specialist guidance on how to proceed.
Taking the stress out of buying your first home
Buying your first home is a big deal and you might be nervous about what lies ahead. When you come to us for help though, you can rest assured you’re in safe hands. Our solicitors strive to make the process as easy and stress-free as possible. We’ll cut out the jargon and keep you updated about what’s happening at every stage so you’re never out of the loop.
With our experts at your side, buying your first property may be much easier than you expect.
Fixed, transparent costs
Whether you’re buying or selling a property, the last thing you need is unexpected legal bills. We understand this, which is why we offer fixed quotes for our conveyancing services. When you come to us, you’ll benefit from one comprehensive and transparent price for all the work needed to complete the transaction.
Why choose Slater and Gordon
As well as offering clear, fixed pricing, our conveyancing solicitors have a reputation for their high standards of customer service and for their thorough knowledge of the local property market. Part of one of the UK’s biggest law firms, our team can draw on decades of experience in the industry to help you achieve your aims.
Whatever your situation and requirements, we’re here for you. To discover more about the conveyancing services we offer or to receive a fixed fee quote, simply call us on freephone 0808 175 8000 or contact us online. Our team are ready and waiting to answer your questions and help you to achieve your aims.