How to find a property solicitor
Your step-by-step guide to buying a house: how to find a property solicitor
Our eight-step home buyer’s journey is designed to guide you through the process and answer some of the questions you may have. You can also email us with any questions or call us free of charge on 0800 169 9661.
We continue our eight-step journey with everything you need to know about finding a solicitor.
Step six: Finding a solicitor
So, you’ve agreed on an offer and now you need a solicitor or conveyancer to transfer the legal ownership of the property from the seller to you.
Choose wisely, and remember, solicitors must be members of the Law Society, and conveyancers must be members of the Council for Licensed Conveyancers. Many larger solicitors’ practices employ in-house conveyancers to do their conveyancing for them, so do your research.
To continue your home buyer’s journey, read steps seven and eight: Exchanging contracts and completing