On 1 March 2019 the deadline for filing Stamp Duty Land Tax returns and paying SDLT will be reduced from 30 days to 14 days following completion. Buyers and tenants will therefore need to ensure that they are able to meet this tighter deadline to avoid...
Whether you are moving home or acquiring a new property, this will be the most important transaction you will ever undertake. Our Property Department is here to help you through this confusing time. Our approach is a friendly, jargon-free service.
Whether you are a first time buyer or have moved home previously, we deal with all aspects of residential freehold and leasehold conveyancing. This is a daunting process no matter what the property transaction. We pride ourselves in making the transaction as smooth and stress free as possible.
If you are buying, selling or remortgaging a property we can offer you an extremely competitive specialist service. If you are looking for a friendly and efficient approach we have experienced and committed staff.
We will ensure that the documentation is checked and explained thoroughly and we will liaise with your Lenders, Estates Agents and other parties to ensure that there is a clear and prompt communications between everyone at all times.
We specialise in:-
- Conveyancing of properties
- Freehold and Leasehold
- Transfer of Equities
- Key Workers
- Equity Release
- Share Ownership
- Buy to Let sales and purchases
- Acquisition of a Council property under the Right To Buy Scheme
- Lease Extensions
- First Registration of Land
- Deed of Gift and Declaration of Trust
- Auction Properties
- Licence to Occupy
- Deeds for Assignment, Underletting and Alteration
Buying or Selling your Home
The process usually takes between 6-8 weeks but some transactions can be quicker and, dependent on whether a chain is involved, some may also take longer.
There are five main stages of Conveyancing:-
- Pre-Contractual Stage
- Exchange of Contracts
- Exchange and Completion
- After Completion
The main points for any seller or buyer is the point of Exchange. This makes the transaction legally binding. Completion is the day that monies transfer and the keys are exchanged.
Following completion, the work is still not finished and we will attend to pay your Stamp Duty Land Tax and also your Registration at the Land Registry. Once we received the completion of Registration, which could be 4 weeks after completion, a copy will be sent to both you and your Mortgage Lender and any other documents which we have relating to the property will also be forwarded to you.
The property team at BakerLaw provides a comprehensive conveyancing service. You can contact us now by phone on 01252 733770 or 020 7842 0800 or by completing the online contact form.