Legals & conveyancing

What happens after you've accepted an offer

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Written by Alex Whitelaw, Alix Gaisford, and Katie

Exchange & completion

What is exchange? What is completion? How are they different?
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Written by Alex Whitelaw
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Types of surveys

When buying a home, a survey will need to be carried out on the home to make sure it's suitable for purchase.
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Written by Alix Gaisford
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A checklist so you're ready for exchange of contracts

You're so close to completing so here's a checklist to make sure your solicitor has everything in order before exchanging.
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Written by Alix Gaisford
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What are searches?

Most people who're buying a home will have to pay for property and land searches.
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Written by Alix Gaisford
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What is a Memorandum of Sale?

Once an offer's been accepted, a homeowner and buyer will complete a memorandum form.
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Written by Alix Gaisford
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What is a draft contract?

When an offer's been agreed the seller's solicitor sends the buyer's solicitor a proposed contract for the sale.
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Written by Alix Gaisford
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What's the difference between exchange and completion?

Exchange of contracts and completion on a home sale/purchase
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Written by Alix Gaisford
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Why have I only been supplied with a solicitor estimate?

Have you ever wondered why solicitors will only supply a conveyancing estimate or quote when shopping around?
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Written by Alix Gaisford
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What do I do with the keys?

How to exchange keys on moving day
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Written by Katie
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In property terms, what are legal enquiries?

An explanation of the enquiries stage through the conveyancing process
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Written by Alix Gaisford
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