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  • Q: What is the process for purchasing a property and how can I juggle this when working full time, my lunch hour just isn’t long enough?

    Once you have instructed a Solicitors to act on your behalf you will need to provide their contact details to the estate agent. The Estate Agent should then issue your Memorandum of Sale (which has the necessary contact details of all parties involved in the transaction). In the meantime your solicitor will need to see and copy your original Identification Documents. Following on from both of these your solicitor may request an initial payment to contribute towards the start of the necessary searches on your prospective property. Upon receipt of contract documents your solicitor will start investigating the property and submit searches. Before it can proceed to the final stage your solicitor will need to see the full mortgage offer and or ensure that your financial arrangements are in place. The estimated time for completion is typically 6 – 8 weeks from receipt of Contract Documentation although this is dependent on factors outside of your solicitors control.

    Juggling all of this and working full time can be hard at Tinsdills our Client Services Team are here from 8am – 6pm Monday to Friday to help you get the ball rolling promptly from quote to receipt of the memorandum of sale. If requested we can then complete as much of the work as possible by email to help you when working full time. Call Jakki or Katie for more information:

    • Hanley / Newcastle – 01782 956123
    • Sandbach – 01270 449106
    • Leek – 01538 710247

    See our FAQ’s page for more information. 

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