Your personal legal advisor will help you through your conveyancing
Your personal legal advisor will help you through your conveyancing, quickly and painlessly
Helping you to move home
Buying a new home is one of the most important investments of our lives. If you’re looking for an experienced property solicitor near you, someone who knows Wiltshire’s property market inside-out, someone that will take you through the process step-by-step and complete your purchase as quickly as possible… relax, you’re in the right place.
Choosing the right conveyancing solicitor
You should carefully consider which solicitors you choose to buy and sell property. By choosing Goughs Solicitors you can be sure of a smooth and successful transaction.
Don’t risk losing your new home!
Our local property experts will be there at every step.
Popular questions about moving home
As a guideline, a straightforward move can take between 6-8 weeks to complete from the point at which the legal work commences i.e. when contract packs are received if you are purchasing, once contract packs have been issued if you are selling, once your mortgage offer has been received if you are re-mortgaging.
If you are transferring equity in a property which is not mortgaged, this should take between 4-6 weeks, once the legal work has commenced.
However there are some instances where the timescale may be reduced, for example if there is no chain or if the matter is a cash transaction not requiring a mortgage.
There are also instances where this may be increased, usually where there is a long chain or the matter is more complex than the usual transaction. For example, if an unforeseen complicating factor such as those listed in the table above has to be dealt with. Whilst a trusted advisor will always keep you updated as to progress throughout.
You will need a solicitor or licensed conveyancer to carry out the legal work on purchasing or selling property. Quotes you get will vary, but be sure you are instructing a firm with the credentials to support you and your individual requirements.
At Goughs we quote on a bespoke basis, so additional costs don’t sneak in further down the line.
We will also offer you a dedicated lawyer so you have a point of contract throughout your transaction. Our knowledge of Wiltshire and the surrounding areas is second to none, ensuring your transaction is completed as quickly as possible.
Get in touch for your bespoke quote.
‘Conveyancing’ is the legal term given to the transference of property from one person to another, whether you are purchasing or selling.
The conveyancing lawyers will therefore look after all the legal work involved. This is highly likely to include:
- Handling the contracts
- Giving you bespoke legal advice
- Carrying out council searches
- Dealing with the Land Registry
- Transferring the funds to pay for or sell your property.
This is a hugely important part of your property sales or purchase so ensure you make your decision carefully.
Our clients rate us excellent
Everything was completed professionally and within my tight time scales. I would like to say thank you and would definitely go back to Goughs should I need help in the future.
Sophie was very attentive and responsive and understood the need to act quickly in regard to our purchase process. She was diligent with the paperwork and was very easy to talk to and clear at explaining what was required in terms of action from our side and from the seller.
Thank you Alice Blackmore for your fantastic professional support, with care, compassion and kindness, of our need for explanation and understanding of the system and language in a lot of correspondence. Thank you too for being always being honest and empathic of our feelings.
Ellie genuinely cared and was invested in her work which added that personal touch of understanding and empathy that is needed when it comes to sensitive family matters. Her dedication and hard work secured my family and I the best possible outcome we could have hoped for.
Another well-managed transaction handled promptly and professionally by Nadine Cook and her team. We have used Goughs before, will use again and would not hesitate to recommend their services to anybody.
Goughs Solicitors provide a friendly, professional and extremely reassuring service. The whole team, especially Georgina Catlin, are empathetic and provide sound advice when required, you definitely feel you are in safe hands.
Your residential property team:
Combining 200 years of experience
Specialist home & property lawyers
Local since 1882, with an excellent reputation
First-class, effective service
Largest solicitors in Wiltshire
Seven offices throughout the county
Nationally accredited law firm
Recognised by Legal 500 and Chambers & Partners
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