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Step by Step Guide to Buying and Selling a House

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Thinking of moving home? Buying or selling? Just make sure you don't miss any details as the smallest mistake can prove costly down the line.

Simple mistakes such as forgetting to fill out stamp duty forms on time and not reading the fine print on a contract can mean the difference between a smooth transition and a bad experience. This is why you need to trust a law firm who has your best interests at heart.

We love explaining the 'small print' to our clients because it means they understand everything about their transaction and move forward with confidence.

Whether you're a first home buyer or seasoned investor - it's important to remember a few key steps on your climb up the property ladder. We've highlighted the most important on our handy little graph:

Step by step guide to buying and selling guide a home - click for transcript

Sellers

If you're selling your home, it's important to instruct a solicitor at Forbes as soon as possible. A solicitor will help you with every stage of selling your home and will make sure your house deeds are in order, liaise with HM Land registry and work with your estate agents and your buyers solicitors on your behalf.

Buyers

If you're thinking about buying a property or have found your dream home, contact a solicitor at Forbes as soon as possible. Our specialist team of conveyancing solicitors will make sure you are aware of all charges and fees associated with buying a property, will keep in touch with all members of the property chain on your behalf to ensure a swift transaction and make sure everything is in order so you can move in stress free. We can also recommend mortgage and finance advisors and help you arrange surveys and valuations.

At Forbes, we understand how stressful buying or selling a house can be. The last thing you need to be worrying about is if you've failed to understand any of the finer points on your contract or even if you're getting a good deal.

The consequences of missing any detail, when buying or selling property could prove to be a costly mistake. This is why it's essential to put your trust in a firm who never cut corners and offer a comprehensive service. We aim to make your transaction as smooth as possible by worrying about all the 'small print' on your behalf.

Simply put, we're here to help you.

So whether you're buying or selling a home, contact Forbes Solicitors today and make sure your best interests are protected.

Call us today on 0800 689 1358 or call into any of our offices in Accrington, Blackburn, Chorley and Preston for expert and above all friendly advice on buying your home.

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