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Property solicitors

New enquiries: 0800 118 1500

Ever wonder why buying or selling property can’t just be a simple, straightforward process?

Well, at Talbots Law, it is. We aim to simplify property transactions, taking the stress out of the equation, leaving you only with excitement about moving in or selling up. Just speak to one of the property solicitors at Talbots Law and we’ll get you moving in no time.

With the largest residential property team in the region, you can guarantee that there’s no question we can’t answer, and we’ll always explain all your options carefully so you don’t dive into decisions without clarity. Our approach is straightforward: you tell us what you want to do, and we’ll help you do it – it’s that simple. Last year, our specialist conveyancing solicitors helped over 17,000 customers to move home, which puts us in the top ten law firms in the country by volume.

Most tend to forget that the first step of the conveyancing process is about falling in love. Finding the perfect property that’s right for you, and daydreaming about the possibilities.  Be it a country farmhouse, a new build city flat or something completely different, this is a thrilling investment.

Our Conveyancing Team

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Why should I trust Talbots property solicitors?

The truth is, dealing with a property transaction alone can be complicated, especially when you’re buying your first home. Where to begin? What forms need filling in, and by when? How do you make local authority searches?  Without an expert by your side to guide you through, the time it takes to complete your property purchase could be doubled. The more time it takes, the less excitement.

With vast experience in all areas of property law and an extensive knowledge of the market, you can count on us. We’ll be there to field your questions and make the move quick and easy. But that’s not all. At Talbots Law, we have specific specialist teams dedicated in assisting clients with all property matters, and there is no question too complex. Perhaps you’re about to take your first step onto that property ladder, or you’re upgrading or downsizing to something new. Whatever your plans, we have you covered.

Property FAQ

How long does it take to purchase property?
Tricky question. The duration of property transactions vary, however, they currently take 14-16 weeks.  With any luck, it will be sooner.

Often, it depends on The Chain. The Chain is the series of property transactions that lead to yours. For example, when you are waiting for the current owner of the property you’re purchasing to move out, they are usually playing the same waiting game on their new property, and so too are the current owners of that new property. Don’t panic – The Chain isn’t as bad as it sounds, and generally doesn’t take longer than a few weeks. After all, everyone involved is eager to complete the transaction.

When it comes to making property searches and raising enquiries, our solicitors will be thorough but efficient, and do everything in our power to get the ball rolling and the contracts exchanged.

What’s the difference between an estate agent and a solicitor?
Sorry, there’s no punch line. However, there is a significant difference. Property solicitors are qualified to do the legal work involved with property transactions, from offer through to completion. An estate agency simply handle the property sales. Whether you are buying or selling, we recommend you contact a specialist property solicitor to take care of all the complexities.

    Our property and conveyancing services

    We know that property matters to people. That’s why we’re always looking to expand the services we offer so we can best advise you. Our team of property solicitors can assist with the following:

    Think of us as the Swiss Army knife of the property world. For every issue and every transaction, we’ve got an accomplished professional to handle it with efficiency, even when the going gets tough. Just give one of our property solicitors a call on 0800 118 1500. We’ll be happy to help.

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      What our clients say about our conveyancing team

      Talbots communication was very good throughout the entire house buying process. Everything was explained along the way and we really liked the fact that we knew the cost of the services from day one. Thank you very much to all staff at Talbots.

      The service was very professional, providing continuing feedback and support through the purchase and sale. All questions were answered promptly with explanation. The excellent communication put me at ease throughout the process and the staff were always supportive.

      We have used your services for the purchase of our new home. Having never gone through the process before I was pleased every process was explained to me and any queries I had were quickly answered.

      Extremely helpful and very straightforward in all communication on email and on the phone. Would highly recommend Talbots and will use them for all future work. Also, finally a law firm where the lawyers are friendly!

      The team at Talbots Law were really professional. The handover was completed at least a week before the agreed deadline. They were always quick to answer any queries and very understanding of personal situations and very keen to help in any way that they can. I would recommend Talbots Law to all of my friends and family.