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Whether you are buying or selling, we can guide you through your property transaction with ease.

Our conveyancing team can guide you through your property transaction with confidence and ease

Ensure your conveyancing tasks are completed efficiently and correctly by choosing the experienced Specters legal team, trusted property solicitors.

Specters conveyancing solicitors offer over 25 years’ experience, widely considered a commercial property solicitor of choice, as well as dealing with many residential property transactions.

We embrace the digital age but recognise clients want a quality customer service and an approachable, experienced, qualified lawyer to deal with your property transaction.

When you ask us to act for you, we will ensure:

  • You will receive a written quote for fixed fees with no hidden extras and no obligation
  • We are part of the Law Society Conveyancing Quality Scheme (CQS)
  • We have attained ISO 27001 which is an industry recognised award confirming our ability to protect your data and privacy
  • On many occasions, we can also act for your lender (bank or building society) avoiding duplication of costs
  • You will deal with a solicitor or a qualified legal executive supervising your property transaction who will be highly experienced

We can provide services for:

  • Equity release
  • Help to Buy scheme
  • Lease extensions
  • Leasehold purchases
  • Purchasing property
  • Right to buy
  • Re-mortgages
  • Selling property
  • Shared ownership
  • Transfers of equity

How long will it take to buy or sell my property?

With willing parties on both sides, the transaction will normally take 8-12 weeks. If the transaction is urgent, we shall use our best efforts to speed up the process.

We understand that buying or selling property is a milestone in an person’s life.

Being able to financially plan ahead and budget effectively can offer valuable peace of mind. Click the button below to see a break down of our cost estimates for conveyancing.

To get in touch with the Specters team, submit an enquiry below or call us on 0300 303 3629.

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Conveyancing FAQs

What will it cost me for you to act in my property transaction?

If you call or email us, or send an enquiry using our contact form, we will provide a clear written quote on the same day. The quote will include our costs, VAT and anything we have to pay on your behalf such as search fees and land registry fees.

Once we have given you the quote in writing it will not change unelss we agree to change it with you because the nature of the transaction changes. Details of the way our charges are calculated can be found here. We are also able to provide an initial quote with no obligation.

Will you act for our lender?

If we can, yes. We are on a number of lender panels and if we’re on the panel of the lender you are using we will be able to act for both of you and keep the cost down. When requesting a quote, please confirm if you are taking a mortgage on the property and who with, and we will include acting for your lender in the quote if possible.

What happens if I stop the sale of purchase of the property?

For an abortive sale or purchase we limit our costs to £250 plus VAT.

What is the CQS?

The Conveyancing Quality Scheme is the quality standard set by The Law Society and confirms that we are approved by them to act in conveyancing transactions.

The CQS standards ensure that we will always treat you fairly, and that if a conflict arises we will tell you immediately. We will also inform you on how to make a complaint if any aspect of our service causes you concern.

Is there a discount for first time buyers?

Yes, we offer first time buyers a 10% discount on our rates.

Who will represent me?

You will be represented by a qualified solicitor or a legal executive who is experienced and has undergone continuous training to keep them up to date in this area of law.

How will you communicate with me throughout the conveyancing process?

We will communicate with you using your preferred method, whether that be email, text message, letter, phone call or fax. Please confirm your preference when instructing us to act for you.

In any event, we will always keep you informed of all key stages, including: Contract prepared or received; Searches obtained; Contract ready for signature; Contracts exchanged; Transfer ready and completion date fixed; Transaction completed.

How long will my property transaction take?

With willing parties on both sides the transaction will normally take 4-6 weeks. If the transaction is urgent we shall use our best efforts to speed up the process.

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