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Free short guide to conveyancing

Free guide to conveyancing

This is a short guide to conveyancing for residential property buyers and sellers in England and Wales from Bishopsgate Law, CQS-accredited property law and conveyancing solicitors in London and Hertfordshire.

Conveyancing is the legal process that transfers a property from one person to another. It makes sure the legal title to the property is passed from the seller to the buyer.

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The guide covers:

  • What is conveyancing?
  • What does a conveyancing solicitor do?
  • What does a conveyancing solicitor not do?
  • The buying process from start to finish
  • What are searches?
  • What is legal title?
  • What is the Land Registry?
  • What is exchange of contracts?
  • What is completion?
  • What is stamp duty?
  • Freehold and leasehold explained
  • Property chains
  • Buying a property in joint names
  • Why does a solicitor need to do ID checks?
  • Why you should use Bishopsgate Law as your solicitors
  • Disbursements
  • Search packs

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Bishopsgate Law are CQS-accredited property law and conveyancing solicitors in London and Hertfordshire.

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Important information: All advice and explanation of the law in the free law guides is intended for information purposes only, and is not a substitute for taking formal specific legal advice from a practising solicitor or barrister. While every care has been taken to ensure the accuracy of the contents of the free law guides and the opinions in them, no responsibility for loss occasioned to any person or company acting or refraining from action as a result of any statement in the free law guides or otherwise caused by relying upon the contents of the free law guides is accepted by the author or publishers.