Conveyancing is a very common word these days. It means transmitting something. From a legal point of view, conveyancing means transmitting the legal title from one party to another, of a certain property. It needs a long procedure and some loads of paper works to do for a flawless and satisfying conveyancing. Many of us are doing conveyancing now-a-days. It is very common and simple through lots of online agents, experienced and licensed conveyancers. They are trying to make this process easy and affordable for all of us. But in that case you will need to spend some money to get your work done.
Conveyancers or solicitors charge some money to help your selling or buying your property. As there are still some difficulties and paper works needs a lot of attention and spare time, most of us can’t afford the time and the energy to do our own conveyancing. Besides, you can save only a few hundreds, if not thousands, of pound if you do your own conveyancing. It is better to hire any experienced solicitor or licensed conveyancer to do your conveyancing.
Many of us face lots of questions and doubts regarding the fees and charges that the conveyancer or solicitors charge. Some find it too much compared to their work they have done, some find some hidden charges in the end of the whole procedure. To avoid these complexities later on you can prevent this by comparing some quotes from different solicitors or conveyancers. By doing so, you will be able to find the least costly and most efficient conveyancer for your work.
You are highly recommended to have a draft of the costing and the fees of the solicitor before you start your journey with the solicitor. It will help you to avoid complexities later. It is really tough to estimate the average conveyancing cost because it depends on the size of your property, legal complications regarding your property and the solicitor’s fees and VAT rate of the local government. The after conveyancing process will also need some cost like registration fees, telegraphic transfer fee etc. so you better should be mentally prepared of the costs those are going to occur rather than blaming your solicitor for the extra costs.
Some solicitors and conveyancers can offer you “no move, no charges”. But remember, if they have done enough work for you then they will charge you something. Most importantly, there are very less chances that they won’t move your property’s legal title. Some may offer the primary quote will be their final charge but there may be some hidden charge that they will add later on which may surprise you as well. Some of the solicitors can charge you for every little thing like postage and photocopy etc, and that is why you should keep a draft of their charges.
Online solicitors are also very risky form the view of the payment and charges. If you fail to search for a genuine solicitor then you may lose all you money and the property too! So choose your solicitor carefully to avoid such miserable condition. The fees and charges of the solicitor increases as the price of the property or the legal complications of the property increases.
Finally, you need to be very careful for whom you choose to be your solicitor at the first stage. Then when you are confirm keep a draft of their fees and charges they are going to charge you at the end of the procedure. You may have study some papers for the extra and post conveyancing cost so that they cannot fool you with extra charges. Legal fees, land registry fees, VAT, local authorities costs etc are the facts that may help you.