When buying a property, our conveyancing experts will assist you to move into your new home quickly while making the process as stress-free and as smooth as possible.

When you have made an offer to purchase a property which has been accepted by the seller, the services of a property expert are needed to ensure that the property you are buying is what you expect – with no nasty surprises.

It is our job to:
  • Check that your sellers are actually entitled to sell the property
  • Carry out all searches and raise additional enquiries if necessary
  • Act for your mortgage provider
  • Report on your mortgage offer, if applicable
  • Prepare all necessary documents to complete the transaction
  • Make pre-completion searches and checks
  • Complete the transaction smoothly and deal with the Land Registry to transfer legal ownership to you
In turn, when you sell your property you will need a property expert to ensure that the sale goes smoothly and is as stress-free as possible, by doing the following:
  • Obtain your property deeds and up to date copies from the Land Registry
  • Contact the lender to obtain an up to date statement of account
  • Prepare a draft contract and forward copies of the property deeds to the buyer’s solicitors
  • Reply to any enquiries that may be raised by the buyer’s solicitor
  • Liaise with all parties to confirm a completion date and tie this in with any ongoing purchase
  • Formalise the sale with an exchange of contracts
  • Liaise with the estate agents and keep all parties informed of progress
  • Deal with completion of your sale, pay off your mortgage with the sale proceeds and forward any balance due to you
Your Blythe Liggins expert will guide you through every stage of the residential conveyancing processes and can also provide you with  support on:
  • Land acquisitions
  • Landlord services
  • Property investment
  • Residential mortgages, private loans and remortgaging
  • Deeds of gifts and transfers of equity
  • Extending your lease and/or buying the freehold of your flat
  • Co-ownership and declarations of trust
  • Granting and terminating rights of way and other easements
  • Residential tenancies, leases and licences
  • Acquisition and disposal of businesses with residential property attached
  • Buying and selling at auction
  • Shared Ownership Leases
  • Home Equity Schemes and Equity Release Schemes
  • Property development and plot sales

Find out how the Property team at Blythe Liggins can help you with your residential conveyancing matters.

Details of our fees can be found here: https://blytheliggins.co.uk/fee-transparency/

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Meet the Property Team

Helen Thomas

Helen Thomas

Helen joined Blythe Liggins in 2001 and specialises in residential property transactions. She has been helping people move home for many years. Helen previously worked in-house for a mortgage lender, dealing with property sales and has an indepth understanding of all areas of residential property law. Helen’s experience and approach helps to make the process easy to understand and as quick and as simple to undergo as possible.

Helen can help you with a wide range of issues including:

  • Residential conveyancing
  • Buying and selling property whether as a home or an investment (and including both freehold and leasehold)
  • Remortgages
  • Transfers of Equity and transfers as part of matrimonial proceedings
  • Shared Ownership Leases
  • Lease extensions and leasehold enfranchisement
  • Declarations of trust and advising on joint ownership
  • Mortgage finance matters
  • Advising on Stamp Duty Land Tax issues that may arise

Helen enjoys walking, cycling, travel, and gardening. She has recently completed a garden design course – and she is still improving her horticultural skills by signing up to study  another one!

Get in touch with Helen to find out if she can help you with your residential property queries.

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