Conveyancing Solicitors in Sandown

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Conveyancing in Sandown

Conveyancing is the legal process a solicitor follows to ensures the proper transfer of property from one owner to another. If you need a solicitor for conveyancing in Sandown, we can help you with fast & proactive conveyancing from a national panel of conveyancing specialists.

We have years of experience helping homemovers in Sandown and throughout Isle of Wight handle their sale, purchase, buy-to-let, Help to Buy, Right to Buy, shared ownership, new build, leasehold, lease extensions, remortgage and transfer of equity.

Other areas covered: Cowes and Ryde

Sandown Conveyancing Solicitors

Buying property in Sandown

A seaside resort town on the Isle of Wight, Sandown is known for its sandy beach, Sandown Pier, and the Isle of Wight Zoo. The town has a population of around 7,000.

Sandown house prices

The average price paid for a property in Sandown between March and April 2024 was £281,373 (updated July 2024).

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Council Tax in Sandown (2023/24)

Sandown is in Isle of Wight Council.

What does a Sandown property lawyer do?

A conveyancer or solicitor helps the buyer with the legal side of a home purchase. Your solicitor will order property searches, raise enquires of the seller, review the contract of sale, and fulfil post-completion formalities, like paying Stamp Duty.

Further to the standard checks and searches, Sandown conveyancing solicitors may undertake coastal erosion and sea defence checks.

Are you taking out a mortgage?

During the process of buying a house, your solicitor also has to take care of legal matters for the lender.

If your lawyer is not on your chosen lender's panel, your purchase could take significantly longer to complete and cost you more in the process.

More than 100 mortgage lenders have approved our chosen panel lawyers. We can help you complete your Sandown transaction smoothly.

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Selling a property in Sandown

When selling a Sandown house or flat, your solicitor will prepare vital paperwork, including ID forms and the sale contract.

The duties of a seller's solicitor includes overcoming hurdles such as lack of conservation area consent, responding to enquiries from the buyer's solicitor and handling the mortgage redemption.

In order to facilitate a faster completion, your conveyancing solicitor will coordinate with all parties, such as estate agents, landlords and lenders.

Does sale conveyancing take longer for leasehold?

Compared to freehold property, yes. The conveyancing for selling leasehold houses or flats can be seriously delayed.

The solicitor acting for the buyer must review these documents, including a copy of the freehold property's buildings insurance. The time needed by the seller's conveyancer to get these documents together is commonly the source of delays.

Your lawyer should start this process even before a sale has been agreed, as this paperwork can take weeks to collect if the managing agent is slow or difficult to contact.

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Remortgage in Sandown

The base interest rate is 5.25% (16 July, 2024)

Before you instruct, you should confirm that your conveyancing solicitor is able to act for your chosen lender.

Our partner panel solicitors are approved members of the majority of building societies and banks. Whether you are switching to a 2-year fixed rate from TSB or moving to an interest only mortgage with Investec Bank, we can help.

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Sandown Transfer of equity

Whether you are transferring the ownership of your property to a child, adding your spouse to the deeds or tax planning for the future, you'll need a solicitor to handle the transfer of equity.

Your solicitor will complete all the necessary paperwork for a low, fixed fee.

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How much does conveyancing cost in Sandown?

Solicitors' fees

These fees are what your conveyancer charges you for the work they complete. Your solicitor's quote will set out the legal fees (inc. VAT) that you pay when the property transaction is complete.


A disbursement is an expense your conveyancer will pay on your behalf which will be added to your bill when you complete. Third-party disbursements include Stamp Duty and property searches.

Check what's included in your conveyancing quote

Beware of extra fees, if you are comparing conveyancing quotes. Some solicitors' quotes may include additional charges in the small print. This can lead to a final bill that is higher than the original quote.

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The Completely Moved team have years of experience helping home buyers, sellers and owners, answering questions and providing property advice.

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