The risk of transaction

Whether you are selling your property to a buyer, or you are buying property from a seller, there is no guarantee that the transaction will complete. A transaction can end at any time as they could pull out of the deal for whatever reason. The risk of the transaction not completing is higher when your transaction is part of a ‘chain‘.

In the event that a transaction fails to complete, then you would still be required to pay us for our service to you. As a sort of insurance policy, we do offer a ‘no completion, no fee’ service. You can find more information about this below.

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What is 'No Completion, No Fee'?

‘No completion, no fee’ – It’s as simple as it sounds. Whether you are buying or selling property or both, if your transaction does not complete then we will not charge you for our fees.

As a result, we do not charge any upfront fees for our service. The introduction of ‘no completion, no fee’ means you only need to pay us on the completion date of your transaction.

If you want the piece of mind of ‘no completion, no fee’, then we can offer this service to you. However, we do charge a little bit more if the deal goes through for the risk we’re taking.

Frequently asked questions

The conveyancing process generally takes between 6-8 weeks, from the receipt or issue of the contract documents. It all depends on whether you are buying, selling or both, and also on the co-operation of any parties involved and the length of the ‘chain’ of transactions.

You are not required to visit us on site at any point. The whole conveyancing process can be completed by letter, email and/or phone.

There are too many factors that can affect the overall cost of the conveyancing process. Your best bet would be to send us an enquiry using the form above. We can then contact you and discuss your situation before giving a quote that fits your needs.

Initially we may request up to £200 to cover the cost of the searches. Searches are done externally and are not part of the cost of our service to you.

You will pay us for our service upon completion of your conveyancing deal. You will be sent a Completion Statement detailing all the fees associated to your sale or purchase.

If you want the piece of mind of ‘no completion, no fee’, then we can offer this service to you. However, we do charge a little bit more if the deal goes through for the risk we’re taking.

Should you take this offer, we will not charge for our service if your deal falls through. External costs such as for searches, surveying, etc… would still have to be paid but you will receive no bill for our fees.

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Ben's review

House move, runs smooth: Big thanks to Sarah at Scott Rees for dealing with my house move, it could have been a nightmare as we were in a long chain, but Sarah was great and kept the move on track. Thank you.

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Sharon's review

Sarah Smyth handled the sale of my property which has just been completed. Efficient service with regular contact to keep me updated on proceedings etc.

This review can be found here.

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  • Competitive pricing
  • Highly experienced team

Conveyancing experts

Our conveyancing department is headed by the highly experienced and much respected solicitor, Tim Allen (pictured). He is the core of a very dedicated conveyancing team and works hard to ensure that our conveyancing service is delivered in a professional, friendly and timely manner.

We are accredited by the Law Society for Conveyancing Quality. This means we meet the industry standard and regulations.

Lastly, we are a national solicitor firm and can provide a conveyancing service to anyone in England and Wales. You do not need to be local to use our service as the whole process can be conducted over the phone, by letters and by emails.

How much do we charge?

There is no set fee as every transaction is different.

There are many factors that could affect the overall cost such as whether the property is freehold or leasehold, a flat or a house, registered or unregistered title and many more.

Unfortunately due to the far ranging and wide nature of property law, it is difficult to predict all such factors until the process is actually progressing. However we always try and provide an accurate quote for our clients based on the information you can provide to us initially.

Here is our Price Transparency page which gives you more information on our costs, our team and why you should choose us.

Making an enquiry

Do you want to receive an offer for your transaction? We promise to be very competitive with our pricing and will never let you down with our service. Contact us today with an enquiry and we’ll get back to you with what you need to know.

You can make a conveyancing enquiry by calling us FREE on 0800 616 035 or by completing our Conveyancing Enquiry form above.

Lastly, if you know anyone who are thinking about buying or selling property, why not let them know of our conveyancing services? We have a very high rate of satisfaction among our clients who have completed their transactions through us.

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Awards, Accreditations & Associations

Scott Rees & Co has an outstanding record for providing excellent client care and customer experiences. Here are some awards and accreditations to show that we meet the high standards of the industry.

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