According to the Land Registry, £2bn of new build leasehold houses were sold in England and Wales in the last year alone. In the same more…
Our residential conveyancing solicitors in Bristol and South Gloucestershire have a wealth of experience in helping clients buy new build properties.
Buying a new build property
The process of buying a new build home is often more complex than the process of buying an existing property.
When purchasing a new build property, you’re often expected to exchange contracts within 28 days. If you’re selecting your home off plan, this may mean committing to the purchase before the property has been built and without actually having seen the home you’re buying.
It’s really important to instruct a specialist conveyancing solicitor as soon as your property is reserved. Our experienced new build lawyers will talk you through the house buying process and make you aware of the potential pitfalls of buying new build properties off plan.
We can also advise you on contract terms for exchange, Land Registry requirements and arrangements for checking new builds prior to completion.
For a free quote, complete our short form. Our charges are transparent and we quote for all fees and disbursements up front, meaning that you’ll understand the full extent of your conveyancing charges from the very start.
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