Real Estate

Transfer of Property Through Conveyancing


Conveyancing is a process of real property or legal title transferring from a person to another person. The process has mainly two phases and the first is to make the trading of agreements and the second is culmination or settlement. The offer of the property is administered by the laws and locale of the specific area. If you want to buy or sell a property then you need to hire a conveyancing firm. They have the legal team which will assist you to settle all papers for property dealing. Apart from that, they can also evaluate the property and find out the problems of the property if any.

The process of conveyancing is mainly designed for the buyer so that he/she secures a rightful title to the property and it is required to notify the buyer about any restrictions associated with the land beforehand. For different countries, the laws related to conveyancing may vary.

Step By Step Process Of Conveyancing


  • The first step of conveyancing is finding a conveyancer or solicitor and instructing them about carrying out the process of legal transfer of property to the buyer from the seller. The conveyancer will then draw a contract with the owner about charges and deposits. Then the owner’s solicitor will write to the buyer’s solicitor to request a copy of the draft contract and other details such as standard forms and property’s title.
  • The step is enquiring and searching. The seller’s solicitor will analyze the draft contract and other documents and confirm things or raise inquiries about the property with the buyer’s solicitor. The buyer may raise some queries. The buyer’s conveyancer will do some researches about the property to ensure if there are any other factors that the buyer needs to know.
  • If there is any dispute in the property then the conveyancing firm will indentify the same before make the purchase. Apart from that, they will prepare all the papers for the property dealing and they can also assist you to release your mortgage property.


The buyer may be required to get the mortgage in place which ensures if he/she has the available finance for a mortgage deposit. The seller’s solicitor will receive an offer and go through the conditions. The buyer must return the signed documents to his/her solicitor for the lenders to respond to any queries. The seller needs to get a mortgage evaluation for the lender to know whether the property is safe enough to be provided a loan.

Signing The Contract

Before signing the contract, all these things are to be ensured while conveyancing.

•    All returned inquiries are satisfactory.

•    Fixtures and fittings of the purchase are satisfactory.

•    Both parties have agreed to a completion date.

•    Arrangements have been made for the transfer of the amount to the solicitor’s account.

Exchanging Contracts


At the time of the exchange of contracts, the buyer’s, as well as the seller’s solicitor, will ensure both parties have identical signed contracts. After an exchange of agreement, the buyer is legally bound to buy the property with a fixed date for moving. It is a significant step while conveyancing.


The buyer’s solicitor will lodge an interest in the property which restricts anything to the property for 30 days, and the buyer is required to make the payment within that time.

Completion Day:

The payment is done which is confirmed by both parties’ solicitors and the seller is required to leave any value associated with the property. This ensures that the conveyancing is properly done.

So if you want to buy or sell a property then you must choose the best conveyancing firm. In this regard, you can search them online and choose the best one after checking their market reputation.