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Buying Or Selling At Auction?

Local property auctions are becoming increasingly more popular for selling certain properties such as paddocks, farmlands and those properties in need of refurbishment and often probate sales.

Selling

If you are selling a property at auction it is important to involve your solicitor in the auction process at an early stage as a detailed legal pack needs to be prepared to be able to sell your property at auction.

The legal pack includes details of the title, searches, Property Sellers Information Form, Fixtures and Fittings Form, any Planning Permissions, Building Regulations Consent and EPC’s will also be needed for certain properties.

On the day of the auction as soon as the auctioneers hammer falls this creates a legally binding Contract and completion normally takes place 20 working days after the auction.

Buying

If you are buying a property at auction you should obtain a copy of the legal pack from the auction company prior to the auction and have your solicitor check the pack. We can check the legal title before you bid for the property at auction as if your bid is successful the you will have created a binding legal Contract. You need to pay your 10% deposit for the property at the auction. You then have 20 days to complete the transaction.

If you would like us to look over the Contract pack before you bid at auction please make arrangements to see us with the pack as we are always happy to help.

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Meet The Conveyancing Team

Peter Tustain

Peter Tustain

Partner

Email: Peter
Tel: 024 7638 7821

About Peter

Pete started working for a local firm of solicitors in 1978, studying in his spare time to qualify as a Legal Executive before attending the college of Law in Chester to qualify as a solicitor.

Pete is the Head of the Conveyancing department and enjoys dealing with all aspects of residential conveyancing.  He enjoys dealing with clients and, wherever possible, will try to reduce the pressure on clients during what can be a very stressful process. Pete will always try to cut through the conveyancing jargon to make sure that information is provided in a format that can be understood.

Pete has a team of people that he trusts to do everything they can to look after clients and if required to go the extra mile to make the conveyancing experience as seamless as possible. There are regular training sessions within the department to ensure that service levels are maintained and the client experience is made as user-friendly as possible.

Whilst Pete and his team always try to achieve their clients’ desired timescale for completion,  there are times when this simply cannot be achieved due to factors beyond the control of clients or the firm. We will always take time to provide information to our clients to explain any delay.

In his spare time, Pete enjoys spending time with his family, listening to music and going to see bands at music venues and pubs all over the country.

Lacey Harrison

Lacey Harrison

Conveyancer

Email: Lacey
Tel: 024 7638 7821

About Lacey

Lacey has 19 years experience working in residential conveyancing.

Lacey is responsible for a high volume of residential conveyancing to include sales, purchases, transfer of equity and re-mortgages. These can be either Freehold or Leasehold transactions.

Lacey takes pride in helping Clients to understand the conveyancing process and managing their expectations. She also understands the stress that Clients feel when dealing with property transactions and will always offer a friendly service to try and make this as simple and stress free as possible.

Out of work, Lacey enjoys reading, spending time with her family and volunteering at a local stables as a pony club leader.

Natalie Swift

Natalie Swift

Conveyancer

Email: Natalie
Tel: 024 7638 7821

About Natalie

Natalie completed her Law & Criminal Justice Degree and subsequent Legal Practice Course at De Montfort University in Leicester.

Natalie has since specialised in residential Conveyancing for over 10 years, dealing with Freehold and Leasehold transactions, Right to Buys and newbuild properties.

Natalie is fully conversant in completing residential conveyancing matters to strict timescales, and prides herself in making the process as smooth as possible, for what is usually a stressful time for clients.

Outside of work, Natalie enjoys spending time with her young family.