Caroline Vernon Partner
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3rd June 2019 | Caroline Vernon | Residential Property, Buying a Property
Have you lived in your home for a number of years and are now thinking of downsizing to a smaller or more manageable property? Although the process has not changed, it is always sensible to be one step ahead of a buyer’s lawyer, particularly if you’d like a quick and stress-free move.
Instructing a lawyer is the first port of call and it is always good to do so in advance of the property being marketed with an estate agent. This will allow time to iron out any issues and pre-empt all those questions that a prudent buyer’s lawyer will raise.
Potential issues that may arise include:
Armed with the above, a full disclosure can be made to the buyer’s lawyer at the outset with no hidden difficulties arising at a later date to cause a buyer to withdraw. We are facing a particularly difficult market at present so anything you can do to improve your chances of a successful sale are well worth the effort.
To find out more, please contact Caroline Vernon.