Conveyancing Solicitors

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If you want to buy, sell or remortgage a property, our team of experienced conveyancing solicitors are on hand to provide professional advice and support. Our conveyancing process is designed to safeguard your interests at every stage of the transaction, whether you are buying, selling or re-mortgaging your property.

AWH Solicitors has been granted Conveyancing Quality Scheme (CQS) accreditation by the Law Society. The CQS provides a nationally recognised quality standard for residential conveyancing solicitors, ensuring that you as clients can be assured that you will receive a quality service from fully qualified and experienced solicitors.

We can offer you specialist guidance with:

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Buying a Property

We can support you throughout the process of purchasing your new home, whether you are buying it with or without a mortgage and with or without the help of a government scheme, such as the ‘Right to Buy’ and ‘Help to Buy’ schemes that are currently available. Whether you are a first-time buyer or a more experienced homeowner, our conveyancing services are available to anyone on the property ladder. We can also assist with shared ownership of properties.

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Selling a Property

If you are ready to sell property, then our property solicitors can help you throughout the property sales negotiation and transfer of legal property. This applies whether you are selling a property, buying a new property, or selling multiple properties.

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Re-mortgaging a Property

Several benefits come from re-mortgaging your property. It can help you to reduce the interest rate on your mortgage, secure your monthly payments against any potential rises in the future, help you raise money for other projects, or consolidate your debts. Regardless of the reasons that you are looking to re-mortgage, the process does not need to be lengthy or complex. Our conveyancing solicitors will provide fast and reliable service.

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Transferring Equity

You can achieve the transfer of equity or deed of gift easily with the right legal help. Whether you want to transfer all or part of your property’s equity, our expert solicitors can help you.

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Registering Home Rights

If you are going through a separation or divorce and you wish to register your Home Rights to temporarily remain living in the family home, then our solicitors can help you.

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Registering Currently Unregistered Property With HM Land Registry

If your property has not yet been registered with HM Land Registry, then we can help you through the ‘first registrations’ process.

Registering the title to your property has several benefits and provides you with stronger protections as a property owner.

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Claiming Adverse Possession Over Registered and Unregistered Land

If you have been in adverse possession of registered or unregistered land for the minimum period, our expert conveyancing team can help you to become the registered owner of that land.

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Commercial Conveyancing Services

We can also offer our support and guidance with any commercial conveyancing needs. Our commercial conveyancing solicitors can assist with:

  • commercial property sales and purchases
  • lease i.e. leasehold property
  • statutory agreements and legal negotiations

This could be for several different types of building, including;

  • retail and office buildings
  • leisure buildings
  • industrial buildings

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Start Your Claim With AWH

At AWH we offer quality guidance and support to all our clients. As a result, we can ensure that under any circumstance the conveyancing process will be straightforward. We are also regulated and authorised by the solicitors’ regulation authority.

At AWH, we have expert property solicitors ready to deal with all aspects of residential freehold and leasehold conveyancing. Contact us online today, call us on 01254 274000 or try our online conveyancing calculator.


Frequently Asked Questions

What is Conveyancing?

Conveyancing is the legal transfer of property from one owner to another. The exchange of contracts is the most important part.

How long does the conveyancing process take?

Every case is different, so it is difficult to give an exact timescale. Some can take around 10 weeks from beginning to end.

What are the conveyancing fees?

Conveyancing fees will largely depend on the type of legal work that you need help with. Contact us today for an informal chat and an outline of the costs that could be applicable to your case.

What is Stamp Duty and who has to pay it?

Stamp Duty is a tax that you might have to pay if you buy a residential property or a piece of land in England and Northern Ireland.

You pay the tax when you:
*buy a freehold property
*buy a new or existing leasehold
*buy a property through a shared ownership scheme
*are transferred land or property in exchange for payment, for example you take on a mortgage or buy a share in a house