Buying & Selling a Home
Buying or selling your home will be one of the most important transactions of your life. As members of the Law Society Conveyancing Quality Scheme, our friendly and experienced team can navigate you through the process providing clarity and support to ensure the necessary legal regulations are met.
Talk to one of our friendly and experienced team on 01582 514000
At Machins, we understand that buying or selling your home can be stressful. For many, it may well be the most important transaction of their lives.
It doesn’t matter if you are a first-time buyer, a first-time seller or a seasoned property investor, we have a large, experienced and friendly residential conveyancing team who will be with you every step of the way.
With our knowledge of the legal process, we can ensure that matters proceed in as stress-free a manner as possible. Although we have extensive local knowledge in Hertfordshire, Bedfordshire and Buckinghamshire, we can assist with properties anywhere in England and Wales.
Quality & stress-free conveyancing
We are fully accredited with the Law Society’s Conveyancing Quality Scheme. One of the most important aims of the scheme is to ensure that transactions run as smoothly as possible. We know that each and every transaction is different so we don’t just put you through some standardised process.
As part of our commitment to the scheme, our team will:
- explain clearly the steps in the process of buying or selling your home and what you can expect from your conveyancing solicitor;
- tell you what costs will be involved;
- keep you informed of progress in your sale or purchase; and
- work in accordance with the quality standards of the scheme.
Don't take our word for itDelighted with the excellent service and advice provided by the Conveyancing team at Machins Solicitors - a very good experience in all respects.Google 5* ReviewExcellent service. If all your staff are as efficient as Jackie & Nadiyah there is no improvement needed!Machins dealt with the Will, Probate and house sale after my mother died. They were both helpful, efficient, transparent and professional throughout this whole difficult process. They also charged a very reasonable fee. I would highly recommend them to anyone.Google 5* ReviewHelpful, knowledgeable and courteous staff.Thank you Rosie & Vanessa. Very professional and helpful. Resolved issues very quickly and kept me well informed. I can definitely recommend Machins and will use them again in the future.Google 5* ReviewI recently had to sell my late father's house, and the conveyancing service provided by Rosie and Vanessa was totally professional and easy (for me!). I could not recommend them highly enough. Thank you!Google 5* ReviewRosie and Vanessa helped us with all the questions and confusion that comes with buying our first home. They made the process streamlined and stress free.We recently bought a property with Eugene and his team providing the conveyancing. They were courteous, helpful and knowledgeable. I am truly thankful to them and would highly recommend their services.Google 5* ReviewMany thanks for all your hard work with the sale and purchase of our homes. We are very grateful for your help and advice through this sometimes stressful process. We are now settled into our new home and have finally finished unpacking boxes.We just wanted to say thank you for all your support during our recent sale and purchase. You were always friendly, professional and supportive.Thank you so much for your help and kindness with our move. A very professional and friendly service. Highly recommended.Thank you, Jackie, for seeing us through a difficult time for us with a safe and caring pair of hands. You do a wonderful job. We are busy but enjoying being in our new house.Thank you very much for your professionalism in dealing with this matter, it was a pleasure to have yourself and Machins represent me. A job well done by all!I just wanted to say thank you for all your and your colleagues' help over the last few months, and for answering all of my questions. It definitely made the process of buying for the first time much easier and I really appreciate it - I'll be recommending Machins in the future.Excellent service from the Machins Team: Gary Baber, Vanessa Hook, Dipak Odedra.Very professional and efficient. No complaints. Thank you Machins for helping me purchase my first home.Google 5* ReviewWe recently used Machins for the sale of our house and purchasing our new one. Jackie Hand and Nadiyah made the whole process stress-free. Would highly recommend them.Google 5* Review
Our Buying & Selling a Home Team
Our residential conveyancing services
You have found your house, flat or property and have had your offer accepted. It is now time to get things moving and get the ownership transferred to you.
As soon as you decide that you wish to sell a property, we will be happy to discuss the mechanics of the sale with you.
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A transfer of equity is when the interest in property or land – owned by two or more people – is sold to another owner or owners of the property. In addition to adding someone to the property, it can also mean an owner being removed.
The title to nearly all flats and some houses are leaseholds. This means that a property is let for a fixed number of years, normally 99 or 125 years.
Whether you’re a first-time landlord, you’re planning to expand and diversify your property portfolio, or you’re looking to sell, our expert buy to let conveyancing solicitors are on hand to make your experience as smooth and straightforward as possible.
If you are selling a property following the death of a loved, we are expertly placed to advise you on the process.
Read a list of helpful terms you will come across when buying or selling your home.
Buying your home is a major milestone in life. It can be both exciting and nerve-wracking at the same time. It also involves important legal and administrative issues that come under the umbrella title of conveyancing. But what does conveyancing involve? Here are some of the key steps. Instruction Conveyancing begins with you ‘instructing’ a
This page will give you up to date information in relation to our pricing structure and timescales for our Buying & Selling a Home services.
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