New Build Conveyancing

The UK government has committed to building more new homes to help with the growing population and the shortage of properties available on the market. Right across England and Wales developers are being encouraged to construct new build homes, which has seen our Online Conveyancing Solicitors help a growing number of homeowners to manage the buying process.

Buying a new build property is slightly different from purchasing an existing home as there is no need to wait for the seller to purchase a house. Therefore, unless you have a property to sell, you can complete the purchase of your new build property as soon as construction completes.

As with all good things however, come drawbacks. Since a new build property would have never been registered at the Land Registry previously, it is crucial that the legal work is carried out by an expert who has extensive knowledge and experience in dealing with new build property transactions.

Using our expertise in this area, we have created a simple and hassle-free process to ensure you are able to complete proceedings as quickly as possible. Dealing with contracts, negotiations and reservation deadlines can seem daunting when you are new to house buying, but with Online Conveyancing Solicitors we are always here to help.

How is New Build Conveyancing Different?

When it comes to purchasing a new build property, in most cases you will be required to buy off-plan. This means making a financial commitment to buying the property before construction has even started or is mid-way through the process. You will have seen the show home but this only represents an idealistic view of how the finished property will look.

The reasons why new build conveyancing is different to normal property purchases are because:

  • You are purchasing a new property rather than an existing build and therefore, there is no real reference point to how much one is worth
  • The developer will also be managing a number of different sales simultaneously
  • A different type of conveyancing process may be expected by the developer
  • Other various provisions such as service charge reviews, forfeiture clauses, road and sewer maintenance clauses may not be acceptable

To reduce the complications involved with purchasing a new build property, using our team of specialist new build property conveyancers, we will keep you on track throughout the entire process. Thanks to our in-depth skills we will also negotiate a contract that works in your favour, and not just the developers.

We relieve the pressure off your shoulders and simplify the jargon so you are never left feeling confused or unsure of what to do next. Our goal is to provide expert guidance and reassurance, so you can look forward to moving into your brand new home.

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How Our New Home Conveyancing Process Works

Buying off-plan can have risks as there is no certainty in how the finished property will look, and the development may take longer to complete and in certain cases, the builder might cease to trade, leaving you having lost thousands of pounds in deposits and costs. With our years of experience, we can help you navigate these risks. [read more...]

Completing the Purchase of Your New Home

While the time between putting down a reservation fee and exchanging contracts may seem tight, the opposite can sometimes be true when it comes to the completion of your new build home.
When the property is ready to be moved into (habitable), the developer’s conveyancer will inform us. From this point [read more...]

Why Use Online Conveyancing Solicitors?

There are some key differences involved with buying a new build home and our team of specialist new home conveyancers will make sure everything is done correctly and on time. With a wealth of conveyancing experience, there isn’t any problem we aren’t able to solve.
Customer care is at the core of all we do.

Quality You Can Trust

Our Online Conveyancing Solicitors are all regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) and so accredited by the Conveyancing Quality Scheme or recognised by the Council for Licensed Conveyancers. This means you are safe in the knowledge that you are getting quality for your money. Our friendly and approachable team are always just a phone call or email away to offer our assistance.

Easy and Convenient

Working predominantly online means that as a company we make the process much more convenient and far less stressful for you. Instead of having to find the time for meetings during your busy day, you can handle everything online. Upload documents and get instant updates at any time of the day.

No Fee No Completion

Our service also means you are protected from start to finish. Not only do we hold £2 million in professional indemnity insurance, but if your new build purchase falls through for any reason, you will not have to pay our legal fees. That gives you confidence we are always working for you.

Disbursements and third-party costs are still payable if your transaction falls through and our
fixed fee conveyancing quote assumes one standard transaction.

Obtain a conveyancing quote today for your next property move –

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