Selling a Home

The whole process of selling a property is known as 'conveyancing'. It is one of the most stressful experiences you can have, so it makes sense to ensure you have experienced legal advice on your side. And you'll need that advice right from the start of the sale process.

There are many conveyancing services available with a wide variety of experience and expertise. Cozens-Hardy LLP has the largest specialist conveyancing department in Norfolk with hugely experienced solicitors who have solved all the problems you might face.

We've stacks of thank you letters from happy clients, because we treat each transaction as though it were our own home. It's a very personal approach as we guide you through every step of the way and are always available to answer questions.

If you are planning a house purchase or sale, do contact us as soon as possible so we are ready to move quickly.

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SELLING A HOME PROCESS

Marketing to Sale Agreed

What you need to do

Be clear on offers

Be clear about the price offers you will accept.

Available for viewings

Make yourself available for viewings.

EPC Certificate

Let us know if you need us to arrange an Energy Performance Certificate.

Accepting an offer

When you have accepted an offer on your property, advise both your estate agent and us.

Agree price

Agree price for any furniture or fixtures direct with buyers.

What we do for you

Provide a quotation

Provide fixed fee quotation for our work and the Terms & Conditions for what we do.

Available for questions

Be available to answer your questions.

Obtaining an ‘Exchange of Contracts’

What you need to do

Respond quickly

Respond quickly and accurately to any questions we may ask you.

Book removals

Provisionally book removal company.

Contract & deed

Sign and return contract and transfer deed to us.

Confirmation

You are now legally bound to sell and move; confirm moving date with removal company

What we do for you

Draft contract

Prepare a draft contract for the buyer’s solicitors to approve.

Answer any questions

Answer any questions the buyer’s solicitors may have.

Negotiate moving date

Negotiate the moving/completion date.

Receive deposit

Receive the buyer’s deposit monies.

Settlement sum

Obtain a settlement sum (‘the redemption figure’) from your mortgage lender (if any).

Approve the transfer deed

Approve the transfer deed and send it to you for signature.

Exchange Contracts

Formally ‘Exchange Contracts’ with buyer’s solicitors.

Completion & moving

What you need to do

Key hand over

Advise us of key hand over arrangements.

Begin packing!
Cleared property

Make sure you have cleared the property by the agreed hand over time.

What we do for you

Key hand over

Advise buyer’s solicitors of arrangements for handing over keys to property.

Receive balance

Receive balance of purchase monies from buyer’s solicitors.

Pay off balance

Pay off balance of the mortgage.

Send deeds

Send deeds to buyer’s solicitors.

Send balance

Send balance of sale monies to you.

Welcome to your new home!
To find out more, call us on: 01603 625231