So you’re shopping around for a conveyancer because you’ve found a great new property you want to buy, but you’re not sure what a conveyancing quote includes, or whether it’s a good deal? Well, you’ve come to the right place. Whether you’re a first time buyer or a seasoned property purchaser, we can help you decode the conveyancing quote and offer some helpful tips and guidance which you can use to your advantage. Your Quote Explained – What Does a Conveyancing Quote Include? A conveyancing quote covers the legal fees involved with transferring a property from its current owner toContinue reading
Do I Need a Local Conveyancer?
If you’re looking for a conveyancer to complete a sale on a property, you’re probably wondering whether you need a local conveyancer. Well we’re here to help you answer this question with a list of top reasons why it’s a good idea to go local with your choice of property lawyer. 1. Speedier Communication Process For starters a local conveyancer will have a good grasp of the local market and potentially even know the other party’s solicitor. This will not only help to speed up communication, it will also enable them to resolve problems more efficiently and keep your bestContinue reading
Property Chains Explained
If you’re looking to buy or sell your house in Norwich , you’ve probably heard conveyancers mention the dreaded property chain. A property chain occurs when the purchase or sale of your home relies on the purchase or sale of another’s. Homebuyers and sellers are therefore linked together due to being dependent on each other’s sale or purchase. Only one faulty link in the chain is needed to disrupt the entire conveyancing process, so learn what it means to be part of a chain today. Learn more about property chains below and compare conveyancing quotes with My Big New Shell.Continue reading
Who Regulates Conveyancing Solicitors?
Buying or selling property is a complicated process that is tough to handle alone. It’s why most people choose to partner with a regulated conveyancing solicitor or licensed conveyancer to ensure that their sale is handled correctly and promptly. If you’re searching for a conveyancing firm in Northampton you can trust, learn which regulations and accreditations distinguish one law firm from another. Be sure to assess each qualification before choosing a conveyancing firm, and see if the practice received any Law Society quality marks that signal trust and experience. See which regulatory bodies monitor and appraise conveyancing firms below andContinue reading
Solicitor or Conveyancer: How to Compare Conveyancers in 2020
As we have discussed in our ‘What is Conveyancing’ blog, conveyancing is the transference of legal ownership of property when buying or selling a house. But how do you compare conveyancers and what is the difference between a licensed conveyancer and conveyancing solicitor? It can all get a bit overwhelming. There is a lot to consider when making this important decision, so if you are needing a solicitor or conveyancer in 2020 keep reading to hear our recommendations and top tips! What is the difference between a conveyancing solicitor and licensed conveyancer? Conveyancing solicitors are qualified to practise multiple aspectsContinue reading
When to Hire a Conveyancing Specialist: 5 Reasons
Deciding whether to hire a conveyancing specialist is no easy task, especially when looking to buy or sell a property quickly in or around Ipswich. If you aren’t sure if a conveyancing specialist is worth the money, read our blog to learn five key reasons why having a conveyancing specialist makes all the difference when dealing with the complexities of transferring ownership. Compare conveyancing quotes using My Big New Shell today to see which options are available to you and hire a trusted conveyancing specialist today! 5 Reasons to Hire a Conveyancing Specialist We suggest hiring a conveyancing specialist toContinue reading
What is Conveyancing: The Simplified Version!
So, it’s time to buy or sell your house in Norwich – a piece of cake, right? Of course not! We wouldn’t be surprised if one of the first questions you have is “What on earth is conveyancing?” Before you get knuckled down into the nitty-gritty of the legal world, let us give you a brief overview to start you off. Keep reading to get a quick and easy rundown on what conveyancing actually is – without the jargon!Continue reading
How Much Should Conveyancing Cost in the UK?
You don’t just buy the first car you see, do you? You take time to compare the different cars on the market before deciding on which model you want to purchase. You then weigh the pros and cons of adding certain features, compare prices and select the dealership you wish to buy from. The same principle applies to conveyancing. You need to compare the market to make a well-educated decision that you feel confident in before moving to or from Northampton, Cambridge or anywhere in the UK. That’s where My Big New Shell comes in. We help make conveyancing simpleContinue reading
Can your Conveyancer Spot Property Fraud?
According to Today’s Conveyancer, property conveyancing firms are facing an uptick in property fraud cases due to fraudsters getting smarter and more sophisticated. Spotting a fraudster is getting harder by the day, which means property lawyers need to be extra diligent when reviewing client documents. Fake IDs, licences and passports are extremely convincing and have unfortunately cost the UK HM Land Registry over £73 million since 2001. If this isn’t bad enough, property fraudsters cost a victim £100,000 on average through their scams. Read our blog to learn the different types of property fraud and see who’s most at risk.Continue reading