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Conveyancing: Completion

In the final installment of the conveyancing mini series Simon Rae, Property Lawyer, looks at what to expect when completing your transaction.   Before Completion We will provide you with an account and a statement of fees and expenses. This will include our fees. Furthermore, any documents not already signed will need to be signed.   Prior to completion you should make arrangements for furniture removals. You will also need to arrange for utility services to be continued if you are buying, or for final meter readings to be taken and forwarding addresses to be provided to the utility companies if you are selling.   Completion The legal completion of the process requires neither the buyer or seller to be present at their solicitor’s offices. The purchase money is paid to the seller’s solicitors by the buyer’s solicitors and the keys will be given to the buyer either by the… Read more