Buying a home or other property is often the largest investment anyone ever makes. The TSP solicitors Colchester and Clacton Residential Property teams will guide you through each step of the buying and selling process as well as provide the practical and professional advice you need in order to ensure your transaction goes through smoothly and quickly.
Because, for many of us, buying a new home is not a regular transaction, the process can seem confusing and complicated. However, if you follow the steps that we’ve laid out for you in our Information sheet: What's Involved in Buying a Home? you should find the process as easy as ABC…
We have also put together a series of additional information sheets which give more details on each step of the property buying and selling process.
- The ABC of Home Buying
- The Cost of Moving Home
- Your Purchase Expenses
- Your Sale Expenses
- Stamp Duty Land Tax Explained
- Proof of Identity
- Purchasing a Property in Joint Names
- Your Mortgage Arrangements
- Your Valuation and Survey
- The Buying and Selling Process
The conveyancing teams are one of the largest at TSP Solicitors and draws on the experience of specialists and support staff, using state-of-the-art technology to minimise costs and maximise our speed of response. We utilise the latest online facilities to quickly carry out searches and obtain Land Registry information.
The Colchester and Clacton Residential Property teams are also very accessible, offering a variety of services to make it easier for you, including out-of-hours appointments, direct-dial phone lines, email and SMS text messaging. We offer competitive fixed fee pricing for the majority of cases but have the flexibility to meet any specific requirements you may have.
TSP also provide conveyancing for high volume recommendations from Estate Agents, offering comprehensive progress reporting for each case.
Buying and selling
Shared ownership purchases
A fast, fixed price service
Post, phone, email and SMS with regular updates
Experience in all forms of property transactions
Other property services
Equity release schemes
Landlord and tenant advice
Attending to first registration
Contact us today by calling 01206 574431 or 01255 221919 or email firstname.lastname@example.org further details of our services and to request a no-obligation quote.
Alterntively please complete our initial enquiry form here if you would like one of our conveyancing team to contact you directly.
26 April 2013: I want to replace some of the windows at my house, do I need Planning permission or Building Regulations consent for such small alterations?
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2 April 2013: I am thinking of selling, at what stage should I instruct my solicitor?
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March 2013: This checklist explains what a service charge is, when consultation is required, what the penalties are for failing to comply with the consultation requirements and what the time limits are for making service charge demands.
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4 March 2013: When two or more people are purchasing a property and will be registered as joint owners, it is important to consider how the property will be held as this will affect what happens to the property following the death of a co-owner or relationship breakdown.
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January 2013: I’ve paid off my mortgage and the bank has sent me the title deeds; what should I do with them?
This is a question I am asked frequently by clients. It is of course important to ensure that any documents relating to your property are stored in a safe place, as they will be required when you come to sell.
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10 January 2013: You have just accepted that offer and suddenly the agent pops the question 'and which solicitors will you be using?' Gone are the days when it was assumed that you would be using the same firm of solicitors that your grandparents used to purchase their property and write their Wills. Whilst this is still common, standards are higher and competition is greater, the choice is now well and truly yours.
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16 Feb 2012: Currently first time buyers of residential property are exempt from paying stamp duty if purchasing a property for £250,000 or less, but things are set to change.
A selection of the testimonials received in 2011 by Karen Healy for her conveyacing work follow:
A recent High Court decision is likely to provide welcome relief to landlords that are being pursued by local authorities in respect of tenants that have failed to pay their council tax. The court decided that a landlord was not liable for council tax where the property was held not to be a house in multiple occupation (HMO).