Welcome to our Conveyancing Solicitors in Southport!

Are you looking to buy or sell a property in the beautiful coastal town of Southport? Look no further than our experienced team of conveyancing solicitors. We understand that buying or selling a property can be a stressful and overwhelming process, which is why we are here to guide you through every step of the way.


What services we offer in Southport:

Do I need a solicitor when I’m selling a home in southport

It is not legally required for you to have a solicitor when selling a home in Southport, but it is highly recommended for a smooth process. A conveyancing solicitor will ensure that your interests are protected and guide you through the legal process of selling a property, which can be complex and time-consuming. 

How we can help:

  • We will review and advise on all legal documents, including contract documents from the seller and conditions from your mortgage lender.
  • We will conduct necessary searches with the land registry and local authority, and provide a full report on the risks and responsibilities of the property
  • Once the terms of purchase are agreed, we will send a final contract for your signature and handle the exchange of funds
  • We will also handle the payment of Stamp Duty Land Tax and registration of your purchase at Land Registry
  • Trust us to protect your interests and avoid any potential issues that could delay the sale
  • Don’t let other parties dictate the timeline, rely on us to navigate the process efficiently.

Do I need a solicitor when I’m selling a home in Southport

You’ll need a solicitor to ensure a smooth process, and make yourself stress-free knowing that everything is handled by the experts.We understand that every client is unique and we will tailor our service to meet your specific needs.

Our services include:

  • Drafting contract documents and ensuring there are no issues with ownership of the property
  • Handling all communication and negotiations with the buyer’s solicitor, lenders, estate agents, and other parties involved in the transaction
  • Resolving any issues that may arise during the process
  • Overseeing the exchange of contracts and agreeing on a completion date
  • Arranging for the transfer of all monies needed to complete the transaction
  • Providing timely and professional communication and updates throughout the process

How much do conveyancing solicitors cost?

When it comes to legal costs for moving house, it’s important to understand that there is no set fee that applies to every situation. The cost of our services will depend on various factors, such as the complexity and nature of your case. We understand that each property transaction is unique, which is why we offer tailored advice to ensure your specific needs are met.

To give you a general idea of the costs you might expect, here are a couple of examples:

  • For the purchase of a property with a value of £300,000, you can expect to pay £650 plus VAT and disbursements.
  • For re-mortgaging a freehold property with an existing £100,000 mortgage, you can expect to pay £450 plus VAT and disbursements.

It’s important to note that these figures are based on base case scenarios and may be impacted by specific circumstances such as missing documents, part exchange, issues related to rights of way on land, the use of trusts or questions of financing. Therefore it is always best to discuss your case with our team and get a quote that is tailored to your needs.

Why Choose Us?

At Dickinson Parker Hill, we offer a combination of a long-established local presence as well as a wealth of experience across a range of residential transactions. We have an excellent track record, acting as the trusted conveyancing advisor to thousands of people in the Southport area over several generations. As a mark of our high standards and expertise, we have been accredited by the Law Society for conveyancing quality.

So, don’t leave your property transaction to chance. Trust our team of experienced conveyancing solicitors in Southport to handle your legal needs. Contact us today to schedule a consultation and let us help you navigate the Southport property market like a local.


How can we help? Contact the team today

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