Guide to Conveyancing

About this guide

Conveyancing is a vital process of buying and selling a house. At Compare My Move, we strive to make moving house as stress-free as possible. That’s why we work hard to share everything you need to know about the conveyancing process in this guide on conveyancing. 

Conveyancing can seem daunting, so before you hire a conveyancer, you should have a basic understanding of what is conveyancing. Our guide begins with a detailed look at everything you should know about conveyancing and the process. 

Finding the right conveyancer or solicitor doesn't need to be difficult and our in-depth article will help you spot the signs of a good conveyancer. We only work with licensed conveyancers and conveyancing solicitors that are SRA, CLC, LSS, LSNI or CILEx regulated to give you peace of mind. 

The conveyancing process for buying a house can take between 8-12 weeks. Although it can seem daunting, especially if you’re a first-time buyer, it’s important that you get to grips with the legal jargon before you find a conveyancer. The conveyancing process for selling a house differs slightly to buying, so it's vital you are aware of the timeline. We'll take an in-depth look at the process and how you can speed things up to avoid any delays in your move.

By having all the important information in one place, with a focus on what is conveyancing, finding the right conveyancer, and the process for buying and selling, you will be fully prepared for your conveyancing process. After reading through the complete guide, we hope you’ll feel confident about what to expect when hiring a conveyancer.