Your Conveyancing Solicitors for Selling Property

To help you understand the legal process of selling your home, we have detailed the usual steps completed by the various parties involved.

For more general advice about how to sell your home and not regret it, read our free guide, A Guide To Selling Your Home.

When dealing with the legal process of selling your home, you should use a professional property solicitor you can rely on, one with decades of experience in getting the process right, and with plenty of positive reviews from satisfied customers. And one you can communicate with easily.

Cunningtons solicitors’ award-winning customer service means that our clients know that they are in safe hands with their property sale.So whatever reason you have for selling property, whether you are selling to movr to a different sized home or moving to a new area, your Cunningtons property specialist will guide you through the selling process.

Cunningtons conveyancing solicitors have branches around England, so you do not have to deal with a faceless call centre – you can call your own legal representative direct, or pop in and speak to us face-to-face.

Cunningtons are market leaders in Residential Conveyancing, dealing with several thousand property sales each year. We detail the legal process for selling property below.Once we have been instructed by you, the client, Cunningtons LLP will:

Residential Conveyancing Services – Selling Property

Cunningtons are market leaders in Residential Conveyancing, dealing with several thousand property sales each year. We detail the legal process for selling property below.

Once we have been instructed by you, the client, Cunningtons LLP will:

  • Where instructed, order and make available your Energy Performance Certificate (EPC)
  • Obtain your title deeds
  • Obtain up to date copy of the title from HM Land Registry
  • Draft and submit contracts with necessary title and property information
  • Deal with enquiries raised by the buyer’s solicitors
  • Send the sale contract to you to sign and return in readiness for exchange

Exchange Contracts

  • Receive the buyer’s deposit
  • Request up to date redemption statement from lender
  • Obtain estate agents commission account (if applicable)
  • Prepare financial statement for you

Completion

  • Receive monies from buyer’s solicitors
  • Redeem any existing mortgage(s)
  • Pay the estate agent, and ask them to release keys to the buyer
  • Send you any net proceeds
  • Send deeds to the buyer’s solicitors
  • Instruct Cunningtons LLP to undertake your conveyancing
  • Forward any title deeds & EPC
  • Complete Property Information Forms and Fixtures & Fittings Form
  • Answer any enquiries raised by the buyer
  • Sign the Contract and return with instructions regarding desired Completion dates
  • Arrange removals

Exchange Contracts

  • Sign Transfer with a witness and return to us before completion
  • Cancel direct debit instructions with lender
  • Notify utility providers and arrange to settle any outstanding amounts
  • Cancel any buildings insurance policy

Completion

  • Clear property and hand keys to the estate agents
  • Send us the title deeds if held
  • Advise us of current redemption amount

Completion

  • Issue evidence of discharge of the mortgage upon receipt of funds

Frequently Asked Questions

The following are common questions we get asked about buying and selling your home. If you cannot find the answer here, please contact us for an answer.

Further Information on Buying Property

More information and guides to help you with the process of buying property in England and Wales

Buying A Home

To help you understand the process of buying your home, we have detailed the usual steps completed by the various parties involved.

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