Homes and Property FAQs

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How do I start the conveyancing process?

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Once you have negotiated your offer for sale and/or purchase your estate agent will ask you for the...

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So why choose Betteridges?

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Our conveyancing experts strive to make your property transaction as stress free as possible by...

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Why do I need a conveyancing expert?

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The buying or selling of your home is likely to be one of the largest transactions you will ever...

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How long will the process take?

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This is a very difficult question as the answer will depend upon a wide variety of factors. However...

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I've been told to watch our for hidden fees; do you have any?

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The Betteridges conveyancing costs are 100% transparent. Unlike many other solicitors our fees and...

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What is the process for purchasing my new home?

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Every transaction and every client is unique but generally a purchase will follow these distinct...

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What is the process for selling my home?

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Whilst every sale is different generally it will be structured as follows: Initial...

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I have just moved out from a property which I jointly owned with my partner, how can I transfer ownership of the house?

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Change of ownership of property to another person is often known as a Transfer of Equity. Don’t...

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What is a transfer ownership agreement?

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This is a question we are often asked by those who haven't had much previous experience in buying...

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What is remortgaging?

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This is the process of changing the amount of money, whether you are increasing or decreasing,...

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Why do I need a solicitor for my re-mortgage conveyancing work?

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Mortgage companies require certain searches to be carried out on your property to make sure that...

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What are the remortgage legal fees for?

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Legal fees on re-mortgages cover the work required to show your lender that there are no problems...

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