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If you have reached us by Googling ‘Conveyancing in Norwich’ follow your intuition — you will have a better house move where you instruct a conveyancing solicitor in Norwich.

Reasons to use our Norwich conveyancing solicitors

  • 1 Property lawyer conveyancing lawyers have extremely good personal connections with Norwich selling agents and work very closely with them and local surveyors so as to ensure transactions proceed expeditiously.
  • 2 Norwich property lawyer are the key to a successful Norwich home move, keeping the process under control. They are on your side throughout, offering dedicated advice for the duration of your move
  • 3 The practices shown on our directory have a mix of conveyancing practitioners, legal executives and support staff handling thousands of conveyancing matters annually.
  • 4 Solicitors that specialise in conveyancing in Norwich are familiar with the local issues specific to Norwich and therefore you may benefit from better guidance and speedier conveyancing.
  • 5 Low cost packages from online conveyancers might seem attractive. However, these companies are often located many miles away with little understanding of the factors that affect property transactions in Norwich

Examples of recent conveyancing in Norwich since January 2024*

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Norwich

I am in need of a conveyancer. Should I go for for an internet conveyancer or a family Norwich conveyancing solicitor?

Established third party connections are another important factor to consider when choosing conveyancing solicitors. Norwich law firms enjoy long term relationships with mortgage brokers and Norwich, local authorities, surveyors and other conveyancing firms meaning the whole process is going to be much smoother for you. Hosting vast knowledge of the local area is also a plus .

We're in Norwich, FTBs purchasing with a mortgage (lender is Coventry BS , and our solicitor is on the Coventry BS conveyancing panel). How long should the conveyancing process take?

The fact that your lawyer is on the Coventry BS conveyancing panel is a help. It would almost certainly delay matters if they were not. However, no property lawyer should guarantee a timeframe for your conveyancing, due to third parties outside of your control such as delays caused by lenders,conveyancing search providers or by the other side’s solicitors. The time taken is often determined by the number of parties in a chain.

I understand that there are debates on Chancel Insurance on online forums. Do I require this when acquiring a residence in Norwich? or I am told that there is historic law that could mean that owners of property residing in a parish church boundary will be compelled to pay for maintenance to the chancel in proximity to the church. Is this suitable for conveyancing in Norwich?

Unless a previous purchase of the premises completed post 12 October 2013 you may assume that conveyancing practitioners handling conveyancing in Norwich to continue to advocate a chancel search and or insurance against a claim.

I am looking into buying my first house which is in Norwich and I am already nervous. I couldn't find anything specific about Norwich. Conveyancing will be needed in due course but do you know about the Norwich area? or perhaps some other tips you can share?

Rather than looking online forget looking online you should go and have a look at Norwich. In the meantime here are some basic statistics that we found

Am I better off to go with a Norwich conveyancing solicitor in close proximity to the house I am purchasing? We have a good friend who can handle the legal formalities but her office is 200kilometers drive away.

The benefit of a local Norwich conveyancing practice is that you can drop in to sign paperwork, present your identification documents and apply pressure on them where appropriate. They will also have local intelligence which is a bonus. That being said it's more important to get someone that will pull out all the stops for you. If you know people who used your friend and on the whole were impressed that must trump using an unknown Norwich conveyancing solicitor solely due to them being based in the area.

Your search tool is useful but there are many lawyers listed near Norwich being on the lender conveyancing panel. It would be a lot more helpful if you could recommend a specific firm on the conveyancing panel for our bank?

We do not recommend specific Norwich firms as the right Norwich conveyancing solicitor for you depends on where your priorities lie. For example you may require a local firm with Norwich knowledge or you might be looking for the low cost conveyancing. We recommend that you speak to 3 or 4 lawyers listed before you make your choice..

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What to expect from a Licensed Conveyancer for conveyancing in Norwich?

Licensed Conveyancers specialise in the legalities surrounding purchasing and selling property and cover conveyancing nationwide not just Norwich. If instructing a Licensed Conveyancer governed by the CLC, you are entitled to:
  • Receive an honest and lawful service.
  • Receive a high standard of legal services.
  • Receive your matters dealt with using care, skill and legal competence.
  • Be supplied with a high standard of service due to your conveyancer’s arrangements, resources, procedures, skills and commitment.
  • Have a service which is accessible and responsive to your specific requirements.
  • Not feel discriminated against, victimised or harassed.
  • Not receive a service which is below the standard you could expect, however, if you do your lawyer accepts responsibility for this and provides you with any appropriate redress.
  • Ensure your specific needs taken into account should you make a complaint.
  • Have a speedy, objective and comprehensive service when if a complaint is registered about your conveyancing in Norwich.

Domestic in Norwich is a complex business, both legally and administratively. The exact order of events varies slightly, below are some of the tasks in the process.

  • Conveyancing practitioner instructed by the owners on acceptance of the offer
  • Collating the documents evidencing the title to the property
  • Drawing up the contract and associated documents
  • Submitting draft papers to the conveyancing practitioner retained by the buyer
  • Negotiating contracts and answering additional queries from the purchaser’s conveyancing practitioner
  • Finalising the transfer deed
  • Replying to requisitions prepared by the buyer’s conveyancing practitioner
  • Proceeding to exchange of contracts and then preparing for completion
  • Accepting the sale proceeds and sending funds to the owner, the estate agent and other relevant parties (where relevant)

Transfer of Equity conveyancing in Norwich is a complex business, both legally and administratively. The exact order of events varies slightly, below are some of the tasks in the process:

  • Taking instructions from the appropriate parties
  • Collating the documents evidencing the title to the property
  • Representing bank (where relevant)
  • Agreeing the terms of the transaction
  • Preparing the Transfer or approving the Transfer deed
  • Agreeing amendments to the the Transfer deed
  • Corresponding with parties concerning the Transfer
  • Agreeing and preparing for completion
  • Receiving and releasing monies to relevant parties
  • Completing and submitting to HMRC the appropriate Land Tax forms and payment
  • Dealing with the registration formalities for the change in proprietorship and the home loan (if relevant) at the Land Registry.

*Source acknowledgement: House price data produced by Land Registry as well data supplied by Lexsure Ltd.

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