Conveyancing Process & Fees Explained

Conveyancing is the legal process of transferring ownership of property from one party to another. During the process, you will need to make payments to parties other than your conveyancing solicitor. You would however first make the payment to your solicitor, who would then distribute the monies as necessary. Any payment you initially make to your solicitor, but which is then passed to another party, is known as a ‘disbursement’. Examples of disbursements and fees include: Local authority search fees – to ensure the property is not affected by any planned local development, such as new roads; to ascertain whether…

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